Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 717 853 862
Rank change year-on-year +136 +9 -102
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 27 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.021% 0.027%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.096% 0.048% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 20
UK median daily rate £488 £365 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.56% -2.34% -9.39%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £306
90th Percentile £562 £463 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +16.44% +4.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
UK median hourly rate £60.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.25 - -

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 28,179 43,550 42,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.88% 43.89% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,182 30,540 29,712
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.40% +7.06%
10th Percentile £325 £322 £310
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 591 707 777
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £17.25 £17.25 £16.69
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -

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 19 February 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ActionScript over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ActionScript in the UK

ActionScript
Top 6 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 19 February 2020. 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 +173 22 £509 +39.45% 8
UK excluding London +103 16 £425 +16.44% 4
London +142 11 £540 +66.15% 4
North of England +67 11 £450 +23.29% 4
North West +43 11 £450 +23.29% 3
Scotland - 5 £325 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 14 (51.85%) ActionScript 2.0
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) SOAP
5 9 (33.33%) OO
5 9 (33.33%) EDI
6 8 (29.63%) Flash
7 7 (25.93%) FTP
7 7 (25.93%) HTTP
7 7 (25.93%) B2B
7 7 (25.93%) XML
7 7 (25.93%) REST
7 7 (25.93%) JSON
7 7 (25.93%) Apache ServiceMix
7 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (22.22%) Open Source
8 6 (22.22%) EAI
8 6 (22.22%) SOA
8 6 (22.22%) JBoss
8 6 (22.22%) Middleware
8 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (18.52%) CSS
9 5 (18.52%) HTML
9 5 (18.52%) C#
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
9 5 (18.52%) PKI
9 5 (18.52%) Power Platform

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 7 (25.93%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (22.22%) JBoss
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Fuse
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.11%) WordPress
5 2 (7.41%) CMS
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Edge Animate
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Power Platform
2 3 (11.11%) AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Azure
2 3 (11.11%) iTunes
3 2 (7.41%) GCP
4 1 (3.70%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) FTP
1 7 (25.93%) HTTP
2 4 (14.81%) HTTPS
3 2 (7.41%) AMQP
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (18.52%) Power BI
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (11.11%) Games
1 3 (11.11%) Law
1 3 (11.11%) Public Sector
1 3 (11.11%) Publishing
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
3 1 (3.70%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Integration Architect
4 3 (11.11%) 3D Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Interface Designer
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) EDI Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) SOAP
2 9 (33.33%) EDI
3 8 (29.63%) Flash
4 7 (25.93%) JSON
4 7 (25.93%) REST
4 7 (25.93%) XML
5 6 (22.22%) Middleware
6 5 (18.52%) CSS
6 5 (18.52%) HTML
7 3 (11.11%) jQuery
7 3 (11.11%) OpenGL
7 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (11.11%) Web Services
7 3 (11.11%) WebGL
8 2 (7.41%) JMS
8 2 (7.41%) XML Schema
8 2 (7.41%) XSD
9 1 (3.70%) EDIFACT
9 1 (3.70%) J2EE
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (18.52%) PKI
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 3 (11.11%) iPhone
3 3 (11.11%) PlayStation
3 3 (11.11%) Video Editing
3 3 (11.11%) Xbox
4 2 (7.41%) e-Learning
4 2 (7.41%) IPTV
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (7.41%) Reference Data
4 2 (7.41%) STB
4 2 (7.41%) Video on Demand
4 2 (7.41%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (3.70%) Animation
5 1 (3.70%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) OO
2 7 (25.93%) B2B
2 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (22.22%) EAI
3 6 (22.22%) Open Source
3 6 (22.22%) SOA
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Decision-Making
5 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
5 4 (14.81%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Debt
6 3 (11.11%) Content Development
6 3 (11.11%) Content Management
6 3 (11.11%) Data Management
6 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 3 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) ActionScript 2.0
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) BrightScript
4 5 (18.52%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (14.81%) C++
5 4 (14.81%) PHP
5 4 (14.81%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) ES6
6 3 (11.11%) JCL
6 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) HNC
1 1 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 20022
1 2 (7.41%) RMADS
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Roku
3 3 (11.11%) Adobe
3 3 (11.11%) BMC
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) IBM Sterling
3 3 (11.11%) OpenText
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Remedy
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Axway
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.70%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.70%) webMethods