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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 124 113 129
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.047% 0.033%
As % of the Applications category 2.24% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£304 £140 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.14% -49.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +30.55%
Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
446 309 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.55% 14.42% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 185 218
Average daily rate £325 £318 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 38
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.52 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fireworks across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Fireworks Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 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
Devon - 8 £425 - 1
Wiltshire -7 2 £220 +57.14% 1
Bristol - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Fireworks
England

Fireworks
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) HTML5
2 10 (90.91%) CSS3
3 8 (72.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (45.45%) Adobe
5 4 (36.36%) Web Development
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Flash
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (18.18%) Advertising
7 2 (18.18%) Web Design
7 2 (18.18%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (18.18%) W3C
7 2 (18.18%) Animation
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) Node.js
8 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (9.09%) LESS
8 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 1 (9.09%) Grunt
8 1 (9.09%) RIA
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Banking

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 8 (72.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (27.27%) Adobe After Effects
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (9.09%) Grunt
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Designer
2 4 (36.36%) Digital Designer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Junior
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Junior Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior UI Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Digital Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) UI Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) HTML5
2 10 (90.91%) CSS3
3 3 (27.27%) Flash
4 1 (9.09%) LESS
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) W3C
1 2 (18.18%) Animation
2 1 (9.09%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Adobe