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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Fireworks
UK
Rank 590 621 574
Rank change year-on-year +31 -47  
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 6 21 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.040% 0.089%
As % of the Applications category 0.12% 0.37% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 27
Median daily rate £271 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.58% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £361 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £271 £350 £295
% change year-on-year -22.50% +18.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 4924 5733 6404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.87% 10.82% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2909 3416 3518
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 481 625
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

Fireworks
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fireworks in the UK

Fireworks
Top 20 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 3 months to 24 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
England +20 6 £271 -9.58% 1
London +19 3 - -
North West +28 1 - -
South East +26 1 £333 -5.00%
Manchester +8 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £333 -
Bristol - 1 £210 - 1
South West - 1 £210 - 1
Bolton - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £333 -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Southport - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -

Fireworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 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
Top Related 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 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%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior UX Designer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Leader
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