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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 143 126 114
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the Applications category 0.46% 0.94% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£208 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.50
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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
431 424 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.69% 14.14% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 191 125
Average daily rate £321 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £466 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 56 53
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.27 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.21 £28.00 £38.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 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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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
Manchester -7 1 £208 -44.66% 2
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Fireworks
England

Fireworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) Photoshop
4 5 (50.00%) Adobe
5 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) Marketing
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) CSS3
6 3 (30.00%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
7 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (20.00%) User Experience
7 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (20.00%) Social Media
7 2 (20.00%) Graphic Design
7 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 2 (20.00%) Web Design
7 2 (20.00%) SEO
7 2 (20.00%) WordPress
7 2 (20.00%) PHP
7 2 (20.00%) Flash
8 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (10.00%) MySQL
8 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (10.00%) TDD

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Designer
2 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Web Designer
4 2 (20.00%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Photoshop Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Flash
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Web Design
1 2 (20.00%) Web Development
1 2 (20.00%) SEO
1 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe