The first table below looks at the demand for Fireworks skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fireworks over the 3 months to 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 143 122 146
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +24
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% 0.043% 0.028%
As % of the Applications category 0.19% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £370 £250
% change year-on-year
-15.54% +48.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.25 £66.25 £13.88
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +377.47%
Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
525 327 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.85% 14.06% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 168 286
Average daily rate £303 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 35 82
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.62 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.55% -61.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.65 £50.00
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 West

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

Fireworks Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Fireworks
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Fireworks Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Fireworks
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Fireworks Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Fireworks
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Wiltshire - 1 £315 -
Dorset - - - -
Fireworks
England

Fireworks
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Adobe
3 3 (60.00%) Flash
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Animation
5 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (20.00%) Underscore.js
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Content Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Editor
2 1 (20.00%) Content Editor
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) Underscore.js
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft