The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript 3.0 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript 3.0 over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 22 16 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.52% 3.76% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 8.62% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +17.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £245
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51 58 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 42.86% 43.61% 64.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 84
Average daily rate £325 £288 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

ActionScript 3.0
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript 3.0 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

ActionScript 3.0
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 across the Staffordshire region.

ActionScript 3.0 Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

ActionScript 3.0
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing ActionScript 3.0 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ActionScript 3.0.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe AIR
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing ActionScript 3.0 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ActionScript 3.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) CSS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe AIR
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe