Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ActionScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ActionScript over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe ActionScript
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 815 877 823
Rank change year-on-year +62 -54 +35
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 28 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.028% 0.046%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.073% 0.064% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 21
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £348 £150
90th Percentile £573 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £405
% change year-on-year +20.00% -7.41% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ActionScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 38,259 45,596 40,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.36% 44.25% 42.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,490 31,996 27,868
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £322 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 691 743 780
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20.50 £16.25 £16.00
90th Percentile £55.50 £52.50 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +6.02% +2.47% +8.00%

ActionScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ActionScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ActionScript in the UK

ActionScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ActionScript.

Contractor daily rate trend for ActionScript in the UK

ActionScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ActionScript over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ActionScript in the UK

ActionScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ActionScript in the UK

ActionScript
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the UK over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 26 £450 +16.13% 9
UK excluding London +47 22 £450 +20.00% 7
North of England +25 16 £450 +20.00% 4
North West +21 11 £450 +20.00% 4
East of England - 5 £450 - 2
London +48 4 £529 +19.15% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
North East +14 2 £400 +6.67%
South East - 1 £190 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for ActionScript.

1 20 (71.43%) ActionScript 2.0
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) EDI
4 10 (35.71%) Oracle
4 10 (35.71%) XML
4 10 (35.71%) IBM
5 9 (32.14%) Linux
6 8 (28.57%) HTTPS
6 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 8 (28.57%) JSON
7 7 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
7 7 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (25.00%) Remedy
7 7 (25.00%) BMC
7 7 (25.00%) zOS
7 7 (25.00%) OpenText
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) Unix
7 7 (25.00%) Windows
8 6 (21.43%) ERP
8 6 (21.43%) FTP
8 6 (21.43%) HTTP
8 6 (21.43%) SOAP
8 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) C#
8 6 (21.43%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) EDIFACT
8 6 (21.43%) Dell

ActionScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.14%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 2 (7.14%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (7.14%) NetSuite
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Boomi
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) HTTPS
2 6 (21.43%) FTP
2 6 (21.43%) HTTP
3 4 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Jasmine
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
2 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Integration Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
3 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Integration Developer
3 2 (7.14%) EDI Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Integration Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (7.14%) JDE Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Flash Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) EDI
2 10 (35.71%) XML
3 8 (28.57%) JSON
4 6 (21.43%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 6 (21.43%) EDIFACT
4 6 (21.43%) jQuery
4 6 (21.43%) REST
4 6 (21.43%) SOAP
5 4 (14.29%) Flash
5 4 (14.29%) IDoc
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) CreateJS
6 2 (7.14%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) CSS3
6 2 (7.14%) HTML
6 2 (7.14%) HTML5
6 2 (7.14%) lodash
6 2 (7.14%) XML Schema
6 2 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.14%) RIA
1 2 (7.14%) TRADACOMS
1 2 (7.14%) Wiki
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (3.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Unix
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) API Development
3 6 (21.43%) ERP
3 6 (21.43%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) ETL
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) BDD
5 4 (14.29%) Microservices
5 4 (14.29%) MVC
5 4 (14.29%) Software Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
6 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) B2B
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) OOD
7 2 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) ActionScript 2.0
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) JCL
4 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.29%) BrightScript
6 2 (7.14%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) ES6
6 2 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 2 (7.14%) XPath
7 1 (3.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
1 2 (7.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) IBM
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) BMC
2 7 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
2 7 (25.00%) OpenText
2 7 (25.00%) Remedy
3 6 (21.43%) Dell
3 6 (21.43%) MuleSoft
4 4 (14.29%) Roku
4 4 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (7.14%) JD Edwards
5 2 (7.14%) TIBCO