The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Fireworks skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fireworks over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Fireworks
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 165 198
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.029% 0.073%
As % of the Applications category - 0.31% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £300 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -15.71% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.86

Fireworks is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 220 322 638
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 6.89% 9.23% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 244 464
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 22
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +21.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.62 £14.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £26.00 £52.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +0.56% +7.74%  

Fireworks
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Fireworks as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Fireworks in the City of London

Fireworks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fireworks in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fireworks in the City of London

Fireworks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fireworks in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fireworks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Fireworks.

1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Qualitative Research
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Research

Fireworks
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Interaction Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Qualitative Research
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Research
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree