The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 127 102 135
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +33
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 21 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.089% 0.033%
As % of the Applications category 4.38% 0.53% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £308 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +11.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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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 South West region.

Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
480 376 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.42% 16.82% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 230 217
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £145 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 55 31
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 - 19 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Fireworks
England

Fireworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
2 23 (95.83%) CSS
2 23 (95.83%) HTML5
2 23 (95.83%) CSS3
3 20 (83.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (58.33%) Web Development
5 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (45.83%) User Experience
6 10 (41.67%) Degree
7 9 (37.50%) Web Design
8 8 (33.33%) Information Architecture
9 7 (29.17%) Usability Testing
10 6 (25.00%) Adobe
11 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
12 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 3 (12.50%) Flash
13 3 (12.50%) Animation
13 3 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
14 2 (8.33%) LESS
14 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
14 2 (8.33%) Grunt
14 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (8.33%) Node.js
14 2 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
14 2 (8.33%) Advertising
14 2 (8.33%) W3C
15 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 20 (83.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Summit
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Grunt
1 2 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Designer
2 9 (37.50%) Web Designer
3 8 (33.33%) Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Digital Designer
5 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Designer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Digital Designer
7 2 (8.33%) Junior Designer
7 2 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Junior
8 1 (4.17%) Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (4.17%) UI Designer
8 1 (4.17%) Interaction Designer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
2 23 (95.83%) CSS
2 23 (95.83%) HTML5
2 23 (95.83%) CSS3
3 3 (12.50%) Flash
4 2 (8.33%) LESS
4 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) Animation
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) W3C
4 1 (4.17%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Web Development
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Web Design
4 8 (33.33%) Information Architecture
5 7 (29.17%) Usability Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) BT