The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 140 128 112
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Applications category 2.16% 1.57% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £175 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £273 £269
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +175.00%
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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 North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
416 318 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.07% 11.56% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 113 124
Average daily rate £300 £255 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 55 40
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fireworks across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Fireworks Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 March 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
Lancashire -10 5 £275 +57.14% 1
Manchester -14 3 £325 +85.71% 2
Cheshire -3 1 £250 -41.17%
Fireworks
England

Fireworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) Photoshop
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) Adobe
4 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) HTML5
5 5 (35.71%) CSS3
5 5 (35.71%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (28.57%) Retail
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
7 3 (21.43%) User Experience
7 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (21.43%) Sass
7 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 3 (21.43%) Marketing
7 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 3 (21.43%) Graphic Design
8 2 (14.29%) WordPress
8 2 (14.29%) PHP
8 2 (14.29%) Flash
8 2 (14.29%) Web Design
8 2 (14.29%) Social Media
8 2 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (14.29%) Axure RP
8 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
8 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Photoshop
2 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (7.14%) MS Office
4 1 (7.14%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (14.29%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Designer
2 7 (50.00%) Web Designer
3 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Web Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Creative Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) CSS3
5 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (21.43%) Sass
7 2 (14.29%) Flash
8 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 1 (7.14%) XHTML
8 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
1 3 (21.43%) Graphic Design
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Web Development
2 2 (14.29%) Web Design
2 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) UX Design
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft