The first table below looks at the demand for Fireworks skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fireworks over the 3 months to 25 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 North West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 127 117 133
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 2 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.066% 0.41% 0.15%
As % of the Applications category 0.50% 3.45% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +30.55%
Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
399 319 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.15% 11.95% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 120 147
Average daily rate £328 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £146 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 55 59
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -11.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.93 £10.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £38.25 £42.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Fireworks
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Fireworks
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Fireworks Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Fireworks
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Fireworks Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Fireworks
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Fireworks Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Fireworks
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fireworks within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +3 1 - - 1
Manchester -8 1 £375 - 2
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Fireworks
England

Fireworks
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe