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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 546 547 482
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -65
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 48 53 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.096% 0.16%
As % of the Applications category 0.70% 0.74% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 44
Average daily rate
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£325 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £206 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.86 £29.50 £66.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.45% -55.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.86 £29.50 £66.25
% change year-on-year
-39.45% -55.47%

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
6884 7205 6314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.35% 13.05% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3739 3796 3239
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 677 716
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.83 £39.70 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -8 44 £325 - 13
South West +16 13 £400 +26.98% 1
Exeter - 11 - - 1
Devon - 11 - - 1
Yorkshire -8 10 £180 - 2
London -15 9 £500 +21.21% 3
North West -15 6 £275 -12.00% 3
East of England +19 4 £275 +100.00% 2
City of London +16 4 £500 -3.84% 1
South East -14 3 £375 +17.64% 1
West Sussex - 3 £375 -
Manchester - 3 £325 - 1
Crawley - 3 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £275 -
Cheshire -7 2 £275 -12.00% 1
Edinburgh - 2 £325 - 1
Altrincham - 2 - -
Chester - 2 £275 -
Scotland - 2 £325 - 1
Essex +5 1 £209 +52.00%
Lancashire - 1 £180 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £180 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Colne - 1 £180 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Skipton - 1 £180 -
Taunton - 1 - -

Fireworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 75 (92.59%) Photoshop
2 70 (86.42%) HTML
2 70 (86.42%) CSS
3 55 (67.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 49 (60.49%) HTML5
5 46 (56.79%) CSS3
6 40 (49.38%) User Experience
7 35 (43.21%) JavaScript
8 31 (38.27%) Adobe
9 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (25.93%) Dreamweaver
11 19 (23.46%) jQuery
12 18 (22.22%) Information Architecture
13 17 (20.99%) Web Development
14 16 (19.75%) Web Design
15 15 (18.52%) PHP
16 14 (17.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 13 (16.05%) Sass
17 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
18 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
18 12 (14.81%) Marketing
18 12 (14.81%) Retail
19 11 (13.58%) Usability Testing
19 11 (13.58%) Node.js
20 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
20 10 (12.35%) MySQL
21 9 (11.11%) Grunt
21 9 (11.11%) Sublime Text
21 9 (11.11%) Bower
21 9 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (13.58%) Node.js
2 3 (3.70%) Moodle
2 3 (3.70%) WordPress
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.23%) nginx
3 1 (1.23%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 75 (92.59%) Photoshop
2 55 (67.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (17.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (6.17%) ImageReady
4 5 (6.17%) InDesign
5 2 (2.47%) Acrobat
5 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.47%) MS Office
5 2 (2.47%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Summit
2 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) HSRP
2 1 (1.23%) Broadband
2 1 (1.23%) LAN
2 1 (1.23%) WLAN
2 1 (1.23%) WAN
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) VPN
2 1 (1.23%) OSPF
2 1 (1.23%) BGP
2 1 (1.23%) VRRP
2 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) MySQL
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (25.93%) Dreamweaver
2 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.11%) Grunt
3 9 (11.11%) Sublime Text
3 9 (11.11%) Bower
4 7 (8.64%) Axure RP
5 4 (4.94%) Subversion
6 3 (3.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.23%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 12 (14.81%) Marketing
1 12 (14.81%) Retail
2 3 (3.70%) Electronics
2 3 (3.70%) Advertising
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (64.20%) Designer
2 35 (43.21%) Developer
3 24 (29.63%) UX Designer
4 18 (22.22%) Web Designer
5 15 (18.52%) Web Developer
6 11 (13.58%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Graphic Designer
8 4 (4.94%) UI Designer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Designer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior UX Designer
9 3 (3.70%) Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.70%) HTML Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Photoshop Designer
10 2 (2.47%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.47%) PHP Developer
10 2 (2.47%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Development Consultant
10 2 (2.47%) Creative Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (86.42%) HTML
1 70 (86.42%) CSS
2 49 (60.49%) HTML5
3 46 (56.79%) CSS3
4 19 (23.46%) jQuery
5 13 (16.05%) Sass
6 8 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (8.64%) Flash
8 6 (7.41%) .NET
9 5 (6.17%) LESS
9 5 (6.17%) XML
10 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.70%) Web Services
12 2 (2.47%) MooTools
12 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 2 (2.47%) Apache Flex
12 2 (2.47%) LINQ
12 2 (2.47%) SVG
12 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.47%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (49.38%) User Experience
2 3 (3.70%) Graphic Design
3 2 (2.47%) Human Factors
3 2 (2.47%) W3C
3 2 (2.47%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.47%) Social Media
3 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.23%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.23%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.23%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.94%) Android
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 17 (20.99%) Web Development
4 16 (19.75%) Web Design
5 11 (13.58%) Usability Testing
6 9 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.41%) UX Design
8 5 (6.17%) Project Management
8 5 (6.17%) Email Marketing
9 3 (3.70%) Product Management
9 3 (3.70%) MVC
9 3 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.47%) Time Management
10 2 (2.47%) Use Case
10 2 (2.47%) Workflow
10 2 (2.47%) Customer Intelligence
10 2 (2.47%) OO
10 2 (2.47%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (2.47%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) JavaScript
2 15 (18.52%) PHP
3 5 (6.17%) C#
4 4 (4.94%) SQL
5 3 (3.70%) VB
5 3 (3.70%) C++
5 3 (3.70%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 31 (38.27%) Adobe
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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