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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 550 487 514
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +27
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 63 90 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 0.83% 1.35% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 55 52
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £235
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +25.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £21.13 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.13 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.36%

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
7610 6664 6857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.04% 12.70% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4254 3629 3490
Average daily rate £330 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +0.92%
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 £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 781 644 740
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.13 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.72 £26.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -49 62 £350 +18.64% 15
London -44 20 £290 -10.76% 5
South East -13 14 £425 +21.42% 2
South West -22 14 £350 +13.82% 2
Devon - 12 £350 -
Exeter - 12 £350 -
City of London +6 7 £401 +45.81% 1
East of England -21 6 £263 -
North West -4 5 £275 +25.00% 3
Hampshire -13 3 £370 - 1
Manchester - 3 £288 - 1
Yorkshire -2 2 - -
Leeds -5 2 - -
West Yorkshire -9 2 - -
Essex -18 2 £155 -36.47%
East Midlands - 1 £403 - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 2
South Wales - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - -

Fireworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 98 (89.09%) Photoshop
2 92 (83.64%) HTML
3 85 (77.27%) CSS
4 59 (53.64%) HTML5
5 56 (50.91%) CSS3
6 53 (48.18%) Adobe
7 51 (46.36%) User Experience
8 50 (45.45%) Adobe Illustrator
9 49 (44.55%) JavaScript
10 35 (31.82%) Dreamweaver
11 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (26.36%) jQuery
13 25 (22.73%) Web Development
14 21 (19.09%) Web Design
15 20 (18.18%) XML
16 17 (15.45%) E-Commerce
16 17 (15.45%) Axure RP
16 17 (15.45%) AngularJS
17 16 (14.55%) Flash
18 15 (13.64%) Degree
18 15 (13.64%) Information Architecture
18 15 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
19 14 (12.73%) Node.js
20 13 (11.82%) W3C
21 12 (10.91%) Banking
21 12 (10.91%) Usability Testing
22 11 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
22 11 (10.00%) InDesign
23 10 (9.09%) Ajax
23 10 (9.09%) Marketing

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (12.73%) Node.js
2 5 (4.55%) Apache
2 5 (4.55%) Drupal
3 2 (1.82%) WordPress
3 2 (1.82%) LiveCycle
3 2 (1.82%) IIS
3 2 (1.82%) JBoss
3 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.82%) CMS
4 1 (0.91%) Joomla!
Applications
1 98 (89.09%) Photoshop
2 50 (45.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (10.00%) InDesign
3 11 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (8.18%) Adobe After Effects
5 7 (6.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (4.55%) Acrobat
7 4 (3.64%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (2.73%) PaintShop Pro
8 3 (2.73%) MS Project
9 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
9 2 (1.82%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.91%) ImageReady
10 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
10 1 (0.91%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.73%) Magento
3 2 (1.82%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.91%) Summit
4 1 (0.91%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) DNS
1 3 (2.73%) Internet
2 2 (1.82%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.82%) FTP
2 2 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) VPN
3 1 (0.91%) SSL
3 1 (0.91%) LAN
3 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) MySQL
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (31.82%) Dreamweaver
2 17 (15.45%) Axure RP
3 7 (6.36%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (4.55%) Grunt
5 4 (3.64%) Subversion
6 3 (2.73%) Firebug
7 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.91%) FrontPage
8 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.91%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.91%) Sublime Text
General
1 12 (10.91%) Banking
2 10 (9.09%) Marketing
3 6 (5.45%) Publishing
3 6 (5.45%) Finance
4 5 (4.55%) Advertising
5 4 (3.64%) Retail
5 4 (3.64%) German Language
6 3 (2.73%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.82%) Games
8 1 (0.91%) Local Government
8 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (56.36%) Designer
2 44 (40.00%) Developer
3 25 (22.73%) Web Designer
4 17 (15.45%) Front-End Developer
5 16 (14.55%) UX Designer
6 9 (8.18%) Consultant
6 9 (8.18%) Web Developer
7 8 (7.27%) Graphic Designer
8 7 (6.36%) Digital Designer
9 6 (5.45%) Senior Designer
10 5 (4.55%) UI Designer
10 5 (4.55%) Development Consultant
11 4 (3.64%) Drupal Developer
11 4 (3.64%) Webmaster
12 3 (2.73%) Author
12 3 (2.73%) Technical Author
12 3 (2.73%) Photoshop Designer
12 3 (2.73%) Front-End Web Developer
13 2 (1.82%) Technical Developer
13 2 (1.82%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (83.64%) HTML
2 85 (77.27%) CSS
3 59 (53.64%) HTML5
4 56 (50.91%) CSS3
5 29 (26.36%) jQuery
6 20 (18.18%) XML
7 17 (15.45%) AngularJS
8 16 (14.55%) Flash
9 10 (9.09%) Ajax
9 10 (9.09%) LESS
10 8 (7.27%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (7.27%) JSON
10 8 (7.27%) MooTools
11 7 (6.36%) .NET
12 6 (5.45%) ASP.NET
13 5 (4.55%) XHTML
13 5 (4.55%) SVG
13 5 (4.55%) Sass
14 3 (2.73%) Web Services
15 2 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (46.36%) User Experience
2 13 (11.82%) W3C
3 10 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 9 (8.18%) Animation
5 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.64%) E-Learning
7 3 (2.73%) SCORM
7 3 (2.73%) Open Source
7 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.82%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.91%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.91%) iPad
9 1 (0.91%) NHS
9 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.91%) Podcast
9 1 (0.91%) RIA
9 1 (0.91%) iPhone
9 1 (0.91%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Android
2 6 (5.45%) Windows
2 6 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.55%) UNIX
4 3 (2.73%) Linux
4 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.73%) Web Development
3 21 (19.09%) Web Design
4 17 (15.45%) E-Commerce
5 15 (13.64%) Information Architecture
5 15 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (10.91%) Usability Testing
7 10 (9.09%) UX Design
8 8 (7.27%) Analytics
8 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.36%) SEO
10 6 (5.45%) Project Management
10 6 (5.45%) Time Management
11 5 (4.55%) Test Scripting
11 5 (4.55%) Email Marketing
12 2 (1.82%) Data Mapping
12 2 (1.82%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (1.82%) Campaign Management
12 2 (1.82%) Web Accessibility
12 2 (1.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.55%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.09%) PHP
3 4 (3.64%) ActionScript
4 3 (2.73%) C#
4 3 (2.73%) SQL
4 3 (2.73%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (1.82%) Java
6 1 (0.91%) Ruby
6 1 (0.91%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.91%) VB
6 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (13.64%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) Section 508
2 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.91%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.91%) WAI
Vendors
1 53 (48.18%) Adobe
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.64%) Google
4 3 (2.73%) Apple
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle
5 2 (1.82%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco
6 1 (0.91%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.91%) BT
6 1 (0.91%) Sencha
6 1 (0.91%) Twitter