The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ActionScript 3.0 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ActionScript 3.0 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 114
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ActionScript 3.0 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 646 985 767
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 32.19% 32.63% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 621 476
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 37
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

ActionScript 3.0
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing ActionScript 3.0 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for ActionScript 3.0 in the West Midlands

ActionScript 3.0
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for ActionScript 3.0 in the West Midlands