Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 2018 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 872 813 845
Rank change year-on-year -59 +32 -59
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 8 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.030% 0.036%
As % of the Applications category 0.091% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 26
UK median daily rate £400 £390 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +13.45% +14.58%
10th Percentile £322 £340 £275
90th Percentile £468 £515 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -31.50% +42.86% +20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - -

Fireworks is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8,794 8,154 10,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.69% 8.86% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,329 4,787 6,233
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +2.34% +1.33%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £150
90th Percentile £563 £538 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 780 762 921
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -4.32% +8.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +12.78%

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 21 April 2018.

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 8 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 21 April 2018. 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 -70 8 £400 +2.56% 10
UK excluding London -44 6 £343 -31.50% 9
North of England -12 5 £371 - 4
Yorkshire -8 2 £343 -
North West -10 2 £400 - 4
London -60 2 £450 +15.38% 1
South West +9 1 £338 +14.41%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Fireworks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Fireworks.

1 7 (87.50%) Photoshop
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) Wireframes
4 4 (50.00%) Information Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) User Experience
5 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
5 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
6 2 (25.00%) CMS
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (25.00%) Workflow
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (25.00%) Flash
6 2 (25.00%) InVision
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) React
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (12.50%) Infographics
7 1 (12.50%) Blockchain
7 1 (12.50%) Service Design
7 1 (12.50%) OmniGraffle

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 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Photoshop
2 6 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (25.00%) InVision
4 1 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Designer
2 3 (37.50%) UX Designer
3 2 (25.00%) UI Designer
3 2 (25.00%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Blockchain Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Content Editor
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Interaction Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (12.50%) Web Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) Flash
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) React
3 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Wireframes
2 4 (50.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
3 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (12.50%) Infographics
5 1 (12.50%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore