The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 29 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 611 565
Rank change year-on-year +40 -46  
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 6 15 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.030% 0.084%
As % of the Applications category 0.14% 0.28% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 20
Median daily rate £271 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.53% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £295 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £368 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £271 £350 £290
% change year-on-year -22.50% +20.68%  
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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4431 5356 5934
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.62% 10.78% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 3226 3256
Median daily rate £355 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 454 592
Median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.93% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £10.50 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.80 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Fireworks
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Fireworks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fireworks in England

Fireworks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fireworks in England

Fireworks
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fireworks within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 3 - -
North West +29 1 - -
South East +17 1 £333 -5.00%
South West - 1 £210 -
Fireworks
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 England region with a requirement for Fireworks.

1 27 (96.43%) Photoshop
2 26 (92.86%) HTML
2 26 (92.86%) CSS
3 18 (64.29%) User Experience
4 17 (60.71%) Prototyping
5 16 (57.14%) Wireframes
6 13 (46.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
8 9 (32.14%) Flash
9 8 (28.57%) Dreamweaver
9 8 (28.57%) Local Government
9 8 (28.57%) QA
9 8 (28.57%) Copywriting
9 8 (28.57%) Apache Flex
9 8 (28.57%) Axure RP
9 8 (28.57%) Coaching
9 8 (28.57%) Service Design
10 7 (25.00%) Ajax
10 7 (25.00%) DHTML
10 7 (25.00%) MS Visio
11 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
11 6 (21.43%) Interactive TV
11 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (21.43%) Product Management
11 6 (21.43%) HTML5
12 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
12 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
12 5 (17.86%) Web Development
12 5 (17.86%) Degree

Fireworks
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (96.43%) Photoshop
2 13 (46.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (3.57%) Flinto
5 1 (3.57%) InVision
5 1 (3.57%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Axure RP
1 8 (28.57%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (28.57%) Local Government
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Designer
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) UX Designer
3 5 (17.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (17.86%) Interaction Designer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Designer
5 3 (10.71%) Digital Designer
5 3 (10.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Interaction Designer
5 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Web Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Digital UX Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.14%) UI Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior UX Designer
7 1 (3.57%) UX Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) CSS
1 26 (92.86%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) Flash
3 8 (28.57%) Apache Flex
4 7 (25.00%) Ajax
4 7 (25.00%) DHTML
5 6 (21.43%) HTML5
6 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
7 3 (10.71%) .NET
7 3 (10.71%) CSS3
8 2 (7.14%) jQuery
8 2 (7.14%) JSTL
8 2 (7.14%) XML
8 2 (7.14%) XSLT
9 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.57%) COM
9 1 (3.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) User Experience
2 6 (21.43%) Interactive TV
3 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Prototyping
2 16 (57.14%) Wireframes
3 8 (28.57%) Coaching
3 8 (28.57%) Copywriting
3 8 (28.57%) Service Design
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Product Management
5 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
5 5 (17.86%) Usability Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Web Development
6 4 (14.29%) Information Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (10.71%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (10.71%) TDD
7 3 (10.71%) Use Case
8 2 (7.14%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 2 (7.14%) OO
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) XPath
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft