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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 103 112 98
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 13 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 0.96% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
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£363 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +20.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
709 729 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.49% 29.77% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 429 345
Average daily rate £335 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 17
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £94.50 £37.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015. 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
Staffordshire +6 12 £363 - 2
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) Flash
2 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 12 (75.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (56.25%) HTML5
4 9 (56.25%) CSS3
5 7 (43.75%) Photoshop
5 7 (43.75%) Performance Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) HTTP
5 7 (43.75%) N-Tier
5 7 (43.75%) SOA
6 6 (37.50%) Games
7 4 (25.00%) C++
7 4 (25.00%) Apache Flex
8 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 3 (18.75%) Project Management
9 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
9 2 (12.50%) Android
10 1 (6.25%) Flash Builder
10 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (6.25%) Web Development
10 1 (6.25%) Streaming Video
10 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
10 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
10 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 1 (6.25%) C#
10 1 (6.25%) Windows

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
1 1 (6.25%) Flash Builder
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Flash Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) HTML Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ActionScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Flash
2 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
3 9 (56.25%) CSS3
3 9 (56.25%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Streaming Video
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) SOA
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Android Development
3 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
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