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 24 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 238 206 223
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +17
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 4 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Applications category 0.27% 1.95% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 9
Average daily rate
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£213 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £315 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £393 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +30.55%
Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1485 1229 1386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.17% 14.58% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 563 582
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 169 169
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £10.02 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 24 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
West Sussex - 3 £225 -
Surrey -20 1 £175 -46.15% 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Fireworks
England

Fireworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) Photoshop
3 8 (57.14%) Adobe
4 7 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) Flash
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) ActionScript
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
6 5 (35.71%) E-Learning
6 5 (35.71%) SCORM
6 5 (35.71%) Adobe Captivate
6 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (35.71%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (28.57%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) Time Management
7 4 (28.57%) CSS3
7 4 (28.57%) PaintShop Pro
8 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (21.43%) Marketing
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 3 (21.43%) jQuery
9 2 (14.29%) Drupal
9 2 (14.29%) Email Marketing

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (14.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Photoshop
2 5 (35.71%) Adobe Captivate
3 4 (28.57%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (7.14%) InDesign
4 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.14%) MS Office
4 1 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Designer
3 4 (28.57%) Flash Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Author
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Author
5 2 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (7.14%) E-Learning Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Developer
6 1 (7.14%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) Flash
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) CSS3
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
1 5 (35.71%) E-Learning
1 5 (35.71%) SCORM
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Time Management
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Email Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Online Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) ActionScript
2 5 (35.71%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Adobe
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft