The table below looks at the statistics for Fireworks skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fireworks over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 192 201 226
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +25
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 5 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.22% 0.025%
As % of the Applications category 0.66% 1.97% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate
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£401 £275 £221
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.81% +24.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £249
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +22.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
759 812 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.96% 11.31% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 526 639
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 69
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £54.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

Fireworks
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Fireworks Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Fireworks
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Fireworks Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Fireworks
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Fireworks Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Fireworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (93.33%) Photoshop
2 9 (60.00%) Adobe
3 8 (53.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (46.67%) InDesign
4 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (46.67%) Adobe After Effects
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 6 (40.00%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) Axure RP
5 6 (40.00%) Usability Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Android
6 5 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 5 (33.33%) User Experience
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Flash
8 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (20.00%) MySQL
8 3 (20.00%) Project Management
8 3 (20.00%) Web Development
8 3 (20.00%) Animation
9 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (13.33%) Degree
9 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 2 (13.33%) Migration
9 2 (13.33%) HTML5
9 2 (13.33%) CSS3
9 2 (13.33%) W3C
9 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Photoshop
2 8 (53.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (46.67%) InDesign
3 7 (46.67%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (13.33%) MS Project
5 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (6.67%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Designer
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Visual Designer
4 3 (20.00%) Photoshop Designer
4 3 (20.00%) User Experience Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
6 1 (6.67%) User Experience Developer
6 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Webmaster
6 1 (6.67%) E-Learning Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) Flash
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Animation
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) W3C
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (6.67%) Podcast
4 1 (6.67%) Learning Management System
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
4 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Android
1 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Campaign Management
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Email Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) SEO
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) Apple
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) ExactTarget