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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 105 99 98
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 5 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.28% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.78% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £294 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% +19.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £279 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £318 £247
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £294 £245
% change year-on-year
+10.63% +19.89%
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
693 770 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.39% 35.63% 35.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 445 367
Average daily rate £350 £310 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 35
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £16.50 £13.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £34.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ActionScript 3.0 Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
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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
Birmingham - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
ActionScript 3.0
England

ActionScript 3.0
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Flash
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Flex
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe AIR
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Interactive Media
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Games
5 1 (20.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Interactive Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Interactive Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Flash
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Flex
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe AIR
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe