The table below looks at the statistics for Fireworks skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fireworks over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 89 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.16% 0.43%
As % of the Applications category 1.06% 1.46% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £175 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £273 £263
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +175.00%
Fireworks
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
189 137 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.34% 11.23% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 54 36
Average daily rate £308 £180 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £120 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 22
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.06 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -27.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £21.90 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

Fireworks
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Fireworks Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Fireworks
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Fireworks Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Fireworks
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Fireworks Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Fireworks
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fireworks within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Altrincham - 1 - -
Fireworks
North West

Fireworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media
4 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) InDesign
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (83.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (66.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) InDesign
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) Flash
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft