The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript 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 over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 114 108 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 11 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.14% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 0.47% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Average daily rate £320 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
ActionScript
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
846 644 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.41% 29.88% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 375 430
Average daily rate £363 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 27
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.69 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £16.52 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ActionScript
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 across the West Midlands region.

ActionScript Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ActionScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ActionScript Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ActionScript
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 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 - 10 £320 -
Birmingham -5 1 £375 -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ActionScript 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.

1 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 20 (83.33%) HTML
2 20 (83.33%) CSS
3 16 (66.67%) Flash
4 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (54.17%) N-Tier
4 13 (54.17%) High Availability
5 12 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 12 (50.00%) C#
6 11 (45.83%) HTML5
6 11 (45.83%) TypeScript
7 9 (37.50%) CSS3
7 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
7 9 (37.50%) SOA
8 8 (33.33%) C++
9 7 (29.17%) C
9 7 (29.17%) Photoshop
9 7 (29.17%) OO
9 7 (29.17%) Apache Flex
10 6 (25.00%) Front End Development
10 6 (25.00%) HTTP
10 6 (25.00%) VB
10 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
11 5 (20.83%) Streaming Video
11 5 (20.83%) .NET
11 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
12 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
12 4 (16.67%) Games
13 3 (12.50%) Adobe
14 2 (8.33%) Finance

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ActionScript 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Confluence
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Flash Developer
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (20.83%) HTML Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 4 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (12.50%) ActionScript Developer
6 2 (8.33%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) CSS
1 20 (83.33%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) Flash
3 11 (45.83%) HTML5
4 9 (37.50%) CSS3
5 7 (29.17%) Apache Flex
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) N-Tier
2 5 (20.83%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (4.17%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (54.17%) High Availability
2 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 9 (37.50%) SOA
3 7 (29.17%) OO
4 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) SEO
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.17%) Web Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 12 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) TypeScript
4 8 (33.33%) C++
5 7 (29.17%) C
6 6 (25.00%) VB
7 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.17%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe
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