The first table below looks at the demand for Fireworks skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fireworks over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Cheshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 61 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 1.83% 1.82% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 -
Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
109 55 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.21% 7.42% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 18 37
Average daily rate £275 £289 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.84% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £123 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 13
Average hourly rate £11.75 £25.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.00% -27.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.50 £21.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.06 £42.50 £47.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.21 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +1.36%
Fireworks
North West

Fireworks
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fireworks across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Fireworks Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Fireworks
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fireworks across the Cheshire region.

Fireworks Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Fireworks
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Fireworks Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Fireworks
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fireworks within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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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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
Warrington - 1 - -
Chester - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Fireworks
North West

Fireworks
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Fireworks 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 Fireworks.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) W3C

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Fireworks 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 Fireworks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Designer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe