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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 631 572
Rank change year-on-year +62 -59  
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 18 21 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.040% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.093% 0.10% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 39
Median daily rate £250 £371 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.65% -1.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £214 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £489 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -75.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -75.55%  

ActionScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19434 20612 21310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.99% 38.85% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13270 14149 14242
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 449 433
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £50.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

ActionScript
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ActionScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 16 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 16 £250 -32.65% 3
London -1 8 £150 -61.78% 2
East Midlands -8 4 £400 -
South East +40 3 £290 - 1
Surrey +3 2 £450 -
Derbyshire -15 2 £400 -
Derby -18 1 £400 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Egham - 1 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £130 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ActionScript.

1 22 (47.83%) HTML
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 18 (39.13%) CSS
4 17 (36.96%) C#
4 17 (36.96%) MVC
5 16 (34.78%) Java
5 16 (34.78%) XML
5 16 (34.78%) Flash
6 15 (32.61%) .NET
6 15 (32.61%) Oracle
6 15 (32.61%) CMS
7 13 (28.26%) Ajax
7 13 (28.26%) Windows
7 13 (28.26%) jQuery
8 12 (26.09%) Linux
8 12 (26.09%) XSLT
8 12 (26.09%) Content Management
9 11 (23.91%) ActionScript 2.0
10 10 (21.74%) Spring MVC
10 10 (21.74%) User Experience
10 10 (21.74%) Spring
10 10 (21.74%) HTTP
10 10 (21.74%) MySQL
11 9 (19.57%) IBM
11 9 (19.57%) Apple
11 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
11 9 (19.57%) Web Development
12 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (17.39%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (17.39%) Sitecore

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 15 (32.61%) CMS
2 8 (17.39%) IIS
2 8 (17.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (13.04%) Confluence
4 4 (8.70%) CoreMedia CMS
5 3 (6.52%) Apache Solr
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (4.35%) SAS
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.17%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
1 2 (4.35%) iTunes
1 2 (4.35%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) HTTP
2 8 (17.39%) Internet
3 7 (15.22%) FTP
4 5 (10.87%) HTTPS
4 5 (10.87%) SSL
5 1 (2.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) MySQL
2 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
2 6 (13.04%) JIRA
3 4 (8.70%) Maven
4 3 (6.52%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Marketing
3 6 (13.04%) Back Office
3 6 (13.04%) Games
4 4 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Sitecore Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Designer
5 4 (8.70%) Integration Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Graphic Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Product Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) EDI Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Flash Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Games Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) J2EE Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) HTML
2 18 (39.13%) CSS
3 16 (34.78%) Flash
3 16 (34.78%) XML
4 15 (32.61%) .NET
5 13 (28.26%) Ajax
5 13 (28.26%) jQuery
6 12 (26.09%) XSLT
7 10 (21.74%) Spring
7 10 (21.74%) Spring MVC
8 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
8 8 (17.39%) EDIFACT
8 8 (17.39%) J2EE
8 8 (17.39%) Sass
9 7 (15.22%) FreeMarker
9 7 (15.22%) JDBC
9 7 (15.22%) JSP
10 6 (13.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
11 5 (10.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) User Experience
2 8 (17.39%) W3C
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Animation
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) iPad
3 2 (4.35%) iPhone
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) RIA
3 2 (4.35%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.17%) Handset
4 1 (2.17%) SCORM
4 1 (2.17%) Social Gaming
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Android
3 4 (8.70%) Unix
4 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) MVC
2 12 (26.09%) Content Management
3 9 (19.57%) Web Development
4 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
5 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.87%) OO
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.70%) SDLC
7 4 (8.70%) Software Architecture
8 3 (6.52%) Android Development
8 3 (6.52%) ArchiMate
8 3 (6.52%) Coaching
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (6.52%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.96%) C#
3 16 (34.78%) Java
4 11 (23.91%) ActionScript 2.0
5 8 (17.39%) C++
5 8 (17.39%) Objective-C
6 7 (15.22%) ActionScript 3.0
7 6 (13.04%) SQL
8 5 (10.87%) Ruby
9 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
10 3 (6.52%) PHP
11 2 (4.35%) Apple Swift
11 2 (4.35%) Python
12 1 (2.17%) BrightScript
12 1 (2.17%) C
12 1 (2.17%) Lua
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) GxP
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Oracle
2 9 (19.57%) Apple
2 9 (19.57%) IBM
3 8 (17.39%) Sitecore
4 6 (13.04%) Adobe
4 6 (13.04%) SAP
5 4 (8.70%) Axway
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.52%) Google
6 3 (6.52%) Sybase
7 2 (4.35%) comScore
7 2 (4.35%) IBM Sterling
7 2 (4.35%) Maxymiser
7 2 (4.35%) Omniture
7 2 (4.35%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 2 (4.35%) Tableau
7 2 (4.35%) Tealium
8 1 (2.17%) Facebook
8 1 (2.17%) RedPrairie
8 1 (2.17%) Roku
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