The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 June 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 429 421
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8  
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 5 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.023% 0.061%
As % of the Applications category 0.29% 0.26% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Median daily rate £374 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.56% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £370 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £438 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £315 £285
% change year-on-year +20.63% +10.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1728 1960 2457
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 8.32% 9.03% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1807 2335 2522
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 107 187
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +0.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.88 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

Fireworks
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Fireworks as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Fireworks in London

Fireworks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fireworks in London

Fireworks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fireworks in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 London region with a requirement for Fireworks.

1 8 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (75.00%) Apache Flex
3 6 (75.00%) Flash
3 6 (75.00%) User Experience
4 5 (62.50%) Wireframes
4 5 (62.50%) Prototyping
4 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
4 5 (62.50%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (62.50%) DHTML
4 5 (62.50%) Ajax
5 4 (50.00%) Interactive TV
5 4 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (50.00%) Information Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) Product Management
6 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
6 3 (37.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 3 (37.50%) Qualitative Research
6 3 (37.50%) Quantitative Research
6 3 (37.50%) Usability Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 3 (37.50%) Use Case
6 3 (37.50%) Marketing
6 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
6 3 (37.50%) Project Management
6 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript

Fireworks
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (87.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Designer
2 4 (50.00%) Interaction Designer
3 3 (37.50%) UX Designer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Designer
5 1 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Interaction Designer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior UX Designer
5 1 (12.50%) UI Designer
5 1 (12.50%) UI/UX Designer
5 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Flex
2 6 (75.00%) Flash
3 5 (62.50%) Ajax
3 5 (62.50%) DHTML
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) Interactive TV
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Prototyping
1 5 (62.50%) Wireframes
2 4 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Product Management
2 4 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (37.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Qualitative Research
3 3 (37.50%) Quantitative Research
3 3 (37.50%) Usability Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
4 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Business Development
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe