The first table below looks at the demand for ActionScript 3.0 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 109 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.21% 0.089%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.66% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
749 602 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.27% 31.90% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 317 372
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 38
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.31 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
ActionScript 3.0
England

ActionScript 3.0
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ActionScript 3.0 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ActionScript 3.0
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ActionScript 3.0 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ActionScript 3.0
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
ActionScript 3.0
England

ActionScript 3.0
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 12 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 11 (91.67%) Flash
2 11 (91.67%) HTTP
3 8 (66.67%) Photoshop
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) DHTML
3 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Games
5 3 (25.00%) Streaming Video
6 1 (8.33%) Adobe
6 1 (8.33%) ColdFusion
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) MXML

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) ActionScript Developer
3 9 (75.00%) Flash Developer
4 8 (66.67%) Flash ActionScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 11 (91.67%) Flash
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) DHTML
3 8 (66.67%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) MXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe