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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 577 543 496
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -47
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 36 53 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Applications category 0.54% 0.77% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £143 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £492 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.50

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
6671 6905 6471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.17% 13.05% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3834 3782 3498
Average daily rate £345 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 729 678
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.52 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 7 July 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 27 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 7 July 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 -41 33 £375 - 14
London -32 15 £400 -11.11% 3
South West -4 11 £400 +81.81% 2
Exeter - 9 £400 - 2
Devon - 9 £400 - 2
City of London -6 6 £360 -28.35% 1
North East - 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 - -
South East -16 2 £295 +38.82%
North West -22 2 £208 -38.51% 4
Edinburgh - 2 £325 -
Scotland - 2 £325 -
Berkshire +13 1 - -
West Midlands +1 1 - - 1
Birmingham -2 1 - -
Manchester -13 1 £208 -44.66% 1
Taunton - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £295 -
Liverpool - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £275 -
Hampshire - 1 £295 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
West Wales - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £275 - 2
Wales - 1 - -

Fireworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 81 (93.10%) Photoshop
2 72 (82.76%) HTML
3 71 (81.61%) CSS
4 63 (72.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 45 (51.72%) HTML5
6 43 (49.43%) CSS3
7 41 (47.13%) User Experience
8 36 (41.38%) JavaScript
9 35 (40.23%) Adobe
10 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (26.44%) Information Architecture
12 19 (21.84%) Web Design
13 18 (20.69%) Web Development
13 18 (20.69%) jQuery
14 17 (19.54%) Dreamweaver
15 14 (16.09%) Marketing
15 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
16 13 (14.94%) Usability Testing
16 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
16 13 (14.94%) PHP
17 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
18 11 (12.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 11 (12.64%) MySQL
19 10 (11.49%) Sass
20 9 (10.34%) Node.js
20 9 (10.34%) Bower
20 9 (10.34%) Grunt
20 9 (10.34%) Sublime Text
20 9 (10.34%) Retail
21 8 (9.20%) Axure RP

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (10.34%) Node.js
2 4 (4.60%) CMS
3 3 (3.45%) WordPress
3 3 (3.45%) Moodle
4 1 (1.15%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.15%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 81 (93.10%) Photoshop
2 63 (72.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (12.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (8.05%) ImageReady
5 4 (4.60%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (3.45%) Acrobat
6 3 (3.45%) InDesign
7 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
7 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
8 1 (1.15%) MS Office
8 1 (1.15%) InfoPath
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) MailChimp
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) OSPF
2 1 (1.15%) BGP
2 1 (1.15%) VRRP
2 1 (1.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) HSRP
2 1 (1.15%) Broadband
2 1 (1.15%) LAN
2 1 (1.15%) WLAN
2 1 (1.15%) WAN
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) VPN
2 1 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) MySQL
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Dreamweaver
2 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.34%) Grunt
3 9 (10.34%) Sublime Text
3 9 (10.34%) Bower
4 8 (9.20%) Axure RP
5 5 (5.75%) Subversion
6 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.15%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.15%) PhpStorm
General
1 14 (16.09%) Marketing
2 9 (10.34%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Electronics
4 3 (3.45%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Finance
5 2 (2.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.15%) German Language
6 1 (1.15%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (60.92%) Designer
2 37 (42.53%) Developer
3 23 (26.44%) UX Designer
4 19 (21.84%) Web Designer
5 16 (18.39%) Web Developer
6 14 (16.09%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Designer
7 5 (5.75%) Senior UX Designer
7 5 (5.75%) UI/UX Designer
8 4 (4.60%) HTML Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (3.45%) UI Designer
9 3 (3.45%) Photoshop Designer
10 2 (2.30%) Creative Web Designer
10 2 (2.30%) Creative Web Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Visual Designer
10 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Graphic Designer
10 2 (2.30%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (82.76%) HTML
2 71 (81.61%) CSS
3 45 (51.72%) HTML5
4 43 (49.43%) CSS3
5 18 (20.69%) jQuery
6 10 (11.49%) Sass
7 7 (8.05%) Flash
8 6 (6.90%) .NET
9 5 (5.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.45%) LESS
11 3 (3.45%) XML
12 2 (2.30%) LINQ
12 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.30%) Web Services
12 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 1 (1.15%) FBML
13 1 (1.15%) XHTML
13 1 (1.15%) Ajax
13 1 (1.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (47.13%) User Experience
2 4 (4.60%) Graphic Design
2 4 (4.60%) Social Media
3 3 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.30%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.30%) W3C
4 2 (2.30%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.15%) Blog
5 1 (1.15%) Podcast
5 1 (1.15%) RIA
5 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.15%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.15%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.15%) Cybernetics
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) UNIX
4 1 (1.15%) Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.44%) Information Architecture
3 19 (21.84%) Web Design
4 18 (20.69%) Web Development
5 13 (14.94%) Usability Testing
6 7 (8.05%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (8.05%) Email Marketing
7 6 (6.90%) UX Design
8 5 (5.75%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (4.60%) Content Management
9 4 (4.60%) Project Management
10 3 (3.45%) MVC
10 3 (3.45%) SEO
10 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.45%) TDD
10 3 (3.45%) Rapid Prototyping
10 3 (3.45%) SDLC
11 2 (2.30%) Time Management
11 2 (2.30%) Analytics
11 2 (2.30%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 13 (14.94%) PHP
3 5 (5.75%) C#
4 4 (4.60%) C++
4 4 (4.60%) Objective-C
4 4 (4.60%) SQL
5 3 (3.45%) VB
6 2 (2.30%) Java
7 1 (1.15%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.45%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.15%) WCAG
2 1 (1.15%) WAI
Vendors
1 35 (40.23%) Adobe
2 2 (2.30%) Twitter
3 1 (1.15%) Google
3 1 (1.15%) Facebook
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft