The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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 / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 151 150
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Applications category - 1.44% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £275 £241
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £315 £285
% change year-on-year +20.63% +10.52%  
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 North West with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 198 278 392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 6.83% 7.30% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 127 175
Median daily rate £325 £320 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +4.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £148 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 44
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +31.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Fireworks
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

Fireworks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fireworks in the North West

Fireworks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fireworks in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Fireworks.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

Fireworks
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript