The first table below looks at the demand for Fireworks skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fireworks over the 3 months to 17 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 237 224 238
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 9 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.072% 0.094%
As % of the Applications category 0.60% 0.49% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Average daily rate £319 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.86% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £360 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.19% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.25 £66.25 £13.88
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +377.47%
Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1488 1237 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.33% 14.76% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 485 610
Average daily rate £325 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 216 208
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.75 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Fireworks
England

Fireworks
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Fireworks Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Fireworks
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Fireworks Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Fireworks
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Fireworks Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Fireworks
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fireworks within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 5 £330 +82.06% 3
Surrey -9 2 £288 -11.53% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £220 -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Fireworks
England

Fireworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 38 (100.00%) HTML
1 38 (100.00%) CSS
2 28 (73.68%) JavaScript
3 27 (71.05%) Flash
4 26 (68.42%) Photoshop
5 25 (65.79%) Dreamweaver
6 23 (60.53%) HTML5
7 22 (57.89%) CSS3
8 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
9 19 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
10 18 (47.37%) Adobe
11 14 (36.84%) XML
12 13 (34.21%) ActionScript
13 12 (31.58%) Windows
13 12 (31.58%) E-Learning
13 12 (31.58%) Client/Server
13 12 (31.58%) SCORM
13 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
13 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
13 12 (31.58%) ActionScript 2.0
13 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
14 11 (28.95%) Adobe Captivate
14 11 (28.95%) PaintShop Pro
15 9 (23.68%) QuarkXPress
15 9 (23.68%) Quicktime
15 9 (23.68%) Apple
16 8 (21.05%) MS Office
16 8 (21.05%) Graphic Design
16 8 (21.05%) jQuery
16 8 (21.05%) Time Management

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (5.26%) Drupal
2 1 (2.63%) WordPress
2 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
Applications
1 26 (68.42%) Photoshop
2 19 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (28.95%) PaintShop Pro
3 11 (28.95%) Adobe Captivate
4 9 (23.68%) Quicktime
4 9 (23.68%) QuarkXPress
5 8 (21.05%) MS Office
6 2 (5.26%) InDesign
6 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Publishing
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
1 17 (44.74%) Designer
2 10 (26.32%) Flash Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Graphic Designer
4 6 (15.79%) Photoshop Designer
4 6 (15.79%) Web Designer
4 6 (15.79%) Author
4 6 (15.79%) Technical Author
5 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) E-Learning Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Interface Designer
8 1 (2.63%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.63%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Website Developer
8 1 (2.63%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) HTML
1 38 (100.00%) CSS
2 27 (71.05%) Flash
3 23 (60.53%) HTML5
4 22 (57.89%) CSS3
5 14 (36.84%) XML
6 8 (21.05%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) LAMP
8 1 (2.63%) JSON
8 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Client/Server
1 12 (31.58%) E-Learning
1 12 (31.58%) SCORM
2 8 (21.05%) Graphic Design
3 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Web 2.0
4 3 (7.89%) W3C
5 2 (5.26%) Video Editing
5 2 (5.26%) Social Media
6 1 (2.63%) iPad
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
1 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Time Management
2 6 (15.79%) Information Architecture
3 3 (7.89%) Web Design
4 2 (5.26%) Use Case
4 2 (5.26%) Social Media Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Online Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (2.63%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience Design
5 1 (2.63%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 13 (34.21%) ActionScript
3 12 (31.58%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (7.89%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Adobe
3 9 (23.68%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter