The first table below looks at the demand for Fireworks skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fireworks over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Essex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 61 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.66% 0.73% 0.23%
As % of the Applications category 4.39% 3.53% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £138 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £370 £250
% change year-on-year
-15.54% +48.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.25 £66.25 £13.88
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +377.47%
Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
114 85 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.06% 20.68% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 25 35
Average daily rate £350 £270 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +68.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £120 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £348 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.07% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £46.00 £36.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Fireworks
East of England

Fireworks
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Fireworks Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Fireworks
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Fireworks Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Fireworks
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Fireworks Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Fireworks
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) JBoss
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) LiveCycle
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (16.67%) C

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (50.00%) LiveCycle
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Interface Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe
1 3 (50.00%) JBoss