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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript
Rank - 105 113
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 0 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.54% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.81% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 4
Median daily rate - £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
- +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1012 720 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.13% 29.89% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 425 427
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 23
Median hourly rate £36.25 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £16.95 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £35.30 £54.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing ActionScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ActionScript.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Flash Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ActionScript Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe