The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 119 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 9 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% - 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% - 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate £320 - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
ActionScript 3.0
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
870 666 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.31% 30.54% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 389 420
Average daily rate £363 £335 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 39 28
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.69 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £15.86 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - 9 £320 -
ActionScript 3.0
England

ActionScript 3.0
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 11 (100.00%) Flash
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
3 9 (81.82%) Apache Flex
3 9 (81.82%) Performance Testing
3 9 (81.82%) High Availability
3 9 (81.82%) N-Tier
3 9 (81.82%) SOA
4 8 (72.73%) HTTP
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) Photoshop
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe
7 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 1 (9.09%) .NET
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) Line Management
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Flash Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Flash ActionScript Developer
3 3 (27.27%) ActionScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Flash
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
3 9 (81.82%) Apache Flex
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) High Availability
1 9 (81.82%) Performance Testing
1 9 (81.82%) SOA
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe