The table below looks at the statistics for Fireworks skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fireworks over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 535 508 477
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -31
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 47 51 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 0.77% 0.78% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 41
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £323 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £261 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £29.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6096 6559 5804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.96% 13.29% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3414 3417 2983
Average daily rate £348 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 560 601 693
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

Fireworks
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Fireworks Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Fireworks
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fireworks within the UK.

Fireworks Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Fireworks
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fireworks within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Fireworks Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Fireworks
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fireworks within the UK.

Fireworks Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Fireworks
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fireworks within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
England -33 41 £275 +10.00% 10
London -3 15 £413 +83.33% 4
North West -11 9 £275 +57.14% 2
Yorkshire +3 7 £180 -34.54%
City of London +18 6 £105 -53.33% 1
Wales 0 6 £300 -29.41% 1
South West -5 6 £400 +33.33%
Lancashire -4 5 £275 +57.14%
Manchester -6 3 £325 +85.71% 2
South East -25 3 £375 +50.00% 2
Cardiff +5 2 £288 -32.35%
South Wales +1 2 £288 -32.35% 1
Altrincham - 2 - -
East of England +12 1 £209 -23.30%
Cheshire +2 1 £250 -
West Midlands 0 1 £413 -
Chester - 1 £250 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Coventry - 1 £413 -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Andover - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Preston - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -

Fireworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 71 (88.75%) Photoshop
2 68 (85.00%) HTML
3 67 (83.75%) CSS
4 46 (57.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 42 (52.50%) JavaScript
5 42 (52.50%) HTML5
6 40 (50.00%) CSS3
7 39 (48.75%) User Experience
8 35 (43.75%) Adobe
9 25 (31.25%) Dreamweaver
9 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (26.25%) jQuery
11 14 (17.50%) Web Development
12 13 (16.25%) Node.js
13 12 (15.00%) Axure RP
13 12 (15.00%) Retail
13 12 (15.00%) Information Architecture
13 12 (15.00%) PHP
14 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
14 11 (13.75%) Sass
14 11 (13.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 10 (12.50%) AngularJS
15 10 (12.50%) Marketing
15 10 (12.50%) Web Design
16 9 (11.25%) XML
16 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
16 9 (11.25%) Apple iOS
17 8 (10.00%) Grunt
17 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
18 7 (8.75%) Banking

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (16.25%) Node.js
2 5 (6.25%) WordPress
3 1 (1.25%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.25%) nginx
3 1 (1.25%) JBoss
3 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 71 (88.75%) Photoshop
2 46 (57.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (13.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (7.50%) ImageReady
5 4 (5.00%) Acrobat
5 4 (5.00%) InDesign
6 3 (3.75%) PaintShop Pro
6 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (3.75%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (3.75%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (1.25%) MS Office
7 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
7 1 (1.25%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (1.25%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Broadband
2 1 (1.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) MySQL
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (31.25%) Dreamweaver
2 12 (15.00%) Axure RP
3 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.00%) Grunt
5 6 (7.50%) Sublime Text
5 6 (7.50%) Bower
6 5 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.75%) Subversion
7 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 12 (15.00%) Retail
2 10 (12.50%) Marketing
3 7 (8.75%) Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Finance
5 3 (3.75%) Electronics
6 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (63.75%) Designer
2 32 (40.00%) Developer
3 23 (28.75%) UX Designer
4 17 (21.25%) Web Designer
5 11 (13.75%) Web Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Graphic Designer
6 8 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Consultant
8 5 (6.25%) Development Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) HTML Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior UX Designer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Designer
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Author
10 3 (3.75%) Technical Author
11 2 (2.50%) Photoshop Designer
11 2 (2.50%) UI Designer
11 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.50%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (85.00%) HTML
2 67 (83.75%) CSS
3 42 (52.50%) HTML5
4 40 (50.00%) CSS3
5 21 (26.25%) jQuery
6 11 (13.75%) Sass
7 10 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 9 (11.25%) XML
9 6 (7.50%) Flash
10 5 (6.25%) SVG
10 5 (6.25%) LESS
10 5 (6.25%) MooTools
10 5 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.75%) Web Services
12 2 (2.50%) .NET
12 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.50%) Apache Flex
12 2 (2.50%) LINQ
12 2 (2.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (48.75%) User Experience
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) W3C
3 4 (5.00%) Graphic Design
4 3 (3.75%) E-Learning
4 3 (3.75%) SCORM
4 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.50%) Social Media
5 2 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.50%) Animation
5 2 (2.50%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.25%) Open Source
6 1 (1.25%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Apple iOS
2 6 (7.50%) Android
3 4 (5.00%) Windows
4 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.25%) UNIX
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.50%) Web Development
3 12 (15.00%) Information Architecture
4 10 (12.50%) Web Design
5 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.75%) UX Design
5 7 (8.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (7.50%) Usability Testing
6 6 (7.50%) Email Marketing
7 5 (6.25%) Project Management
8 4 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (5.00%) Analytics
9 3 (3.75%) Time Management
9 3 (3.75%) Product Management
9 3 (3.75%) Scrum
9 3 (3.75%) MVC
10 2 (2.50%) Customer Intelligence
10 2 (2.50%) OO
10 2 (2.50%) Use Case
10 2 (2.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (52.50%) JavaScript
2 12 (15.00%) PHP
3 3 (3.75%) SQL
3 3 (3.75%) C#
3 3 (3.75%) C++
3 3 (3.75%) ActionScript
3 3 (3.75%) Objective-C
3 3 (3.75%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.25%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) VB
4 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (43.75%) Adobe
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle