Period
to 19 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Fireworks skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fireworks over the 6 months to 19 August 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 878 814
Rank change year-on-year +36 -64 -68
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 16 31 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.029% 0.062%
As % of the Applications category 0.19% 0.31% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 30
UK median daily rate £350 £338 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -6.77% +4.93%
10th Percentile £135 £289 £197
90th Percentile £391 £438 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £320 £285
% change year-on-year -37.50% +12.28% -12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £17.86
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 with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8463 10063 12113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.78% 9.27% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4956 5959 6840
UK median daily rate £357 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £155
90th Percentile £550 £525 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +3.13% -1.54% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 694 899 1165
UK median hourly rate £16.22 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +10.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.03 £38.75 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79% -3.33%

Fireworks
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Fireworks in the UK

Fireworks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fireworks in the UK

Fireworks
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fireworks over the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fireworks in the UK

Fireworks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fireworks in the UK

Fireworks
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fireworks within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 16 £350 +7.69% 4
UK excluding London +56 8 £200 -37.50% 3
London +27 8 £374 -10.75% 1
North of England +63 4 £140 -56.92%
North West +30 4 £140 -55.20%
Midlands +31 2 £200 -23.08% 3
West Midlands +42 1 - -
South West -2 1 £380 +20.63%
East Midlands -17 1 £200 -42.86% 3
East of England - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 with a requirement for Fireworks.

1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
3 14 (87.50%) Photoshop
4 11 (68.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (43.75%) Marketing
5 7 (43.75%) Flash
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 7 (43.75%) User Experience
6 6 (37.50%) Wireframes
6 6 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (37.50%) Apache Flex
7 5 (31.25%) Ajax
7 5 (31.25%) DHTML
7 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
7 5 (31.25%) Adobe
7 5 (31.25%) Prototyping
7 5 (31.25%) HTML5
8 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 4 (25.00%) Information Architecture
8 4 (25.00%) Interactive TV
8 4 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (25.00%) Product Management
9 3 (18.75%) Usability Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Graphic Design
9 3 (18.75%) Degree
9 3 (18.75%) Use Case
9 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
9 3 (18.75%) Web Development
9 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development

Fireworks
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (18.75%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Photoshop
2 11 (68.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (12.50%) InDesign
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
3 1 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (6.25%) Codeception
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
3 1 (6.25%) QUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Designer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (25.00%) Graphic Designer
3 4 (25.00%) Interaction Designer
4 3 (18.75%) UX Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Web Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Creative Cloud Designer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Interaction Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior UX Designer
6 1 (6.25%) UI Designer
6 1 (6.25%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) Flash
4 6 (37.50%) Apache Flex
5 5 (31.25%) Ajax
5 5 (31.25%) DHTML
5 5 (31.25%) HTML5
6 3 (18.75%) CSS3
7 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (12.50%) jQuery
8 1 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (6.25%) Behat
8 1 (6.25%) LAMP
8 1 (6.25%) PhoneGap
8 1 (6.25%) REST
8 1 (6.25%) Sass
8 1 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (6.25%) Symfony
8 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) User Experience
2 4 (25.00%) Interactive TV
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Graphic Design
3 3 (18.75%) Social Media
3 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Wireframes
2 5 (31.25%) Prototyping
3 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 4 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Product Management
3 4 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Qualitative Research
4 3 (18.75%) Quantitative Research
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Usability Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Use Case
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) WAI
1 1 (6.25%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft