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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 540 508 514
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 55 70 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 0.76% 1.04% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 53
Average daily rate
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£335 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +30.55%

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
7270 6714 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.90% 12.59% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4076 3688 3948
Average daily rate £338 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 651 792
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
England -40 55 £335 +3.07% 23
South West - 21 £375 - 6
London +1 20 £258 -31.33% 8
Exeter - 19 £375 -
Devon - 19 £375 - 1
South East -11 4 £225 -30.76% 2
City of London +21 3 £150 -45.45% 3
West Midlands -19 3 £300 +9.09%
West Sussex - 3 £225 -
Cambridgeshire -5 2 £269 -
North West -6 2 £375 +70.45% 4
East of England -32 2 £269 -6.52% 1
Cheshire -4 1 - -
Surrey -5 1 - -
Manchester -7 1 £375 - 2
Bristol - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £250 -
Warrington - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £403 -
Merseyside - - - - 2
South Wales - - - - 2
Wales - - - - 2
Cumbria - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 5
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -

Fireworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 99 (88.39%) Photoshop
2 86 (76.79%) HTML
3 80 (71.43%) CSS
4 59 (52.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 54 (48.21%) Adobe
6 52 (46.43%) HTML5
7 48 (42.86%) CSS3
8 40 (35.71%) JavaScript
9 26 (23.21%) jQuery
10 25 (22.32%) Dreamweaver
11 24 (21.43%) Flash
12 18 (16.07%) OmniGraffle
12 18 (16.07%) Axure RP
12 18 (16.07%) Web Design
12 18 (16.07%) Adobe After Effects
12 18 (16.07%) Web Development
12 18 (16.07%) Degree
13 17 (15.18%) InDesign
13 17 (15.18%) Usability Testing
14 16 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (13.39%) E-Commerce
16 14 (12.50%) Information Architecture
16 14 (12.50%) XML
17 13 (11.61%) Windows
17 13 (11.61%) Responsive Web Design
18 12 (10.71%) Mobile App
18 12 (10.71%) JSON
18 12 (10.71%) Ajax
19 11 (9.82%) PHP
19 11 (9.82%) Microsoft

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (6.25%) Drupal
2 5 (4.46%) Node.js
2 5 (4.46%) Apache
3 1 (0.89%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.89%) CMS
Applications
1 99 (88.39%) Photoshop
2 59 (52.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (16.07%) OmniGraffle
3 18 (16.07%) Adobe After Effects
4 17 (15.18%) InDesign
5 8 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (5.36%) Adobe Captivate
6 6 (5.36%) MS Project
7 4 (3.57%) PaintShop Pro
7 4 (3.57%) Acrobat
8 2 (1.79%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (1.79%) MS Office
9 1 (0.89%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) WebTrends
1 4 (3.57%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.68%) Magento
3 2 (1.79%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.89%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.89%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.79%) HTTP
2 2 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.89%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.89%) SSL
3 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.89%) VPN
3 1 (0.89%) LAN
3 1 (0.89%) WAN
3 1 (0.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) MySQL
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (22.32%) Dreamweaver
2 18 (16.07%) Axure RP
3 10 (8.93%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.57%) Subversion
4 4 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (2.68%) Firebug
5 3 (2.68%) Grunt
5 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.89%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.89%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.89%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.89%) FrontPage
General
1 9 (8.04%) Marketing
2 8 (7.14%) Finance
3 7 (6.25%) Advertising
3 7 (6.25%) Publishing
4 4 (3.57%) Banking
4 4 (3.57%) German Language
5 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Local Government
5 1 (0.89%) Legal
5 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (53.57%) Designer
2 44 (39.29%) Developer
3 21 (18.75%) Web Designer
3 21 (18.75%) Front-End Developer
4 15 (13.39%) User Experience Designer
5 10 (8.93%) UI Designer
6 9 (8.04%) Web Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Senior Designer
8 7 (6.25%) Digital Designer
8 7 (6.25%) Visual Designer
9 6 (5.36%) Photoshop Designer
9 6 (5.36%) Drupal Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Flash Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Webmaster
10 4 (3.57%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (2.68%) Senior UI Designer
11 3 (2.68%) Author
11 3 (2.68%) Technical Author
11 3 (2.68%) Consultant
11 3 (2.68%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (76.79%) HTML
2 80 (71.43%) CSS
3 52 (46.43%) HTML5
4 48 (42.86%) CSS3
5 26 (23.21%) jQuery
6 24 (21.43%) Flash
7 14 (12.50%) XML
8 12 (10.71%) JSON
8 12 (10.71%) Ajax
9 9 (8.04%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.14%) .NET
10 8 (7.14%) LESS
11 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET
12 5 (4.46%) Sass
12 5 (4.46%) XHTML
13 4 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (2.68%) Web Services
15 2 (1.79%) JSP
15 2 (1.79%) Semantic HTML
16 1 (0.89%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.25%) Animation
3 6 (5.36%) E-Learning
3 6 (5.36%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.46%) W3C
4 5 (4.46%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.46%) SCORM
5 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.57%) Open Source
6 2 (1.79%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.79%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.89%) iPad
7 1 (0.89%) Social Media
7 1 (0.89%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.89%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.89%) iPhone
7 1 (0.89%) RIA
7 1 (0.89%) Podcast
7 1 (0.89%) NHS
7 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.61%) Windows
2 10 (8.93%) Android
3 9 (8.04%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.46%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.57%) Linux
6 3 (2.68%) UNIX
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.07%) Web Design
1 18 (16.07%) Web Development
2 17 (15.18%) Usability Testing
3 16 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.39%) E-Commerce
5 14 (12.50%) Information Architecture
6 13 (11.61%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (8.93%) User Experience Design
8 9 (8.04%) Time Management
8 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (7.14%) Project Management
9 8 (7.14%) Analytics
10 7 (6.25%) Test Scripting
10 7 (6.25%) SEO
11 4 (3.57%) Email Marketing
12 3 (2.68%) SOA
12 3 (2.68%) Web Analytics
13 2 (1.79%) TDD
13 2 (1.79%) MVC
13 2 (1.79%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (9.82%) PHP
3 6 (5.36%) ActionScript
4 5 (4.46%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (1.79%) SQL
5 2 (1.79%) Java
5 2 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (0.89%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (0.89%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.89%) C
6 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (16.07%) Degree
2 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) Section 508
2 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.89%) WAI
2 1 (0.89%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 54 (48.21%) Adobe
2 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.36%) Apple
4 4 (3.57%) Google
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle
5 2 (1.79%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.89%) Twitter
6 1 (0.89%) Sencha
6 1 (0.89%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco
6 1 (0.89%) JBoss
6 1 (0.89%) BT
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