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 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 638 579
Rank change year-on-year +52 -59  
Contract jobs citing Fireworks 9 17 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.030% 0.086%
As % of the Applications category 0.22% 0.33% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 17
Median daily rate £380 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -15.71% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.86
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 with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4058 5202 6185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.73% 9.31% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2321 3148 3383
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £168 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 438 584
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.10 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £37.50 £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +10.34%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fireworks over the 3 months to 27 April 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 17 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 27 April 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 +28 9 £380 +12.59% 8
London +33 6 £383 +11.27% 3
Bristol - 2 £295 -
South West - 2 £295 -
North West +25 1 - - 4
Manchester +8 1 - - 1
Lancashire +8 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
Merseyside - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Southport - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 25 (96.15%) HTML
1 25 (96.15%) Photoshop
2 23 (88.46%) CSS
3 19 (73.08%) User Experience
3 19 (73.08%) Wireframes
3 19 (73.08%) Prototyping
4 15 (57.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (46.15%) Dreamweaver
5 12 (46.15%) Flash
6 11 (42.31%) Apache Flex
7 10 (38.46%) Ajax
7 10 (38.46%) DHTML
7 10 (38.46%) MS Visio
8 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
8 9 (34.62%) Interactive TV
8 9 (34.62%) Product Management
9 8 (30.77%) Axure RP
9 8 (30.77%) Coaching
9 8 (30.77%) Service Design
9 8 (30.77%) Usability Testing
9 8 (30.77%) Local Government
9 8 (30.77%) Marketing
9 8 (30.77%) Degree
9 8 (30.77%) QA
9 8 (30.77%) Copywriting
10 7 (26.92%) Information Architecture
11 6 (23.08%) Rapid Prototyping
11 6 (23.08%) Qualitative Research
11 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (23.08%) Virtual Team

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 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (96.15%) Photoshop
2 15 (57.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (38.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.85%) InDesign
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Dreamweaver
2 8 (30.77%) Axure RP
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 8 (30.77%) Local Government
2 8 (30.77%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Designer
2 8 (30.77%) Interaction Designer
3 6 (23.08%) UX Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Designer
5 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Digital Designer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Interaction Designer
6 2 (7.69%) Digital UX Designer
6 2 (7.69%) UI Designer
6 2 (7.69%) Visual Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Creative Cloud Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.85%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Senior UX Designer
7 1 (3.85%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (3.85%) UX Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) HTML
2 23 (88.46%) CSS
3 12 (46.15%) Flash
4 11 (42.31%) Apache Flex
5 10 (38.46%) Ajax
5 10 (38.46%) DHTML
6 5 (19.23%) HTML5
7 3 (11.54%) CSS3
8 2 (7.69%) .NET
9 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) User Experience
2 9 (34.62%) Interactive TV
3 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (23.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Prototyping
1 19 (73.08%) Wireframes
2 9 (34.62%) Product Management
3 8 (30.77%) Coaching
3 8 (30.77%) Copywriting
3 8 (30.77%) Service Design
3 8 (30.77%) Usability Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Information Architecture
5 6 (23.08%) Qualitative Research
5 6 (23.08%) Quantitative Research
5 6 (23.08%) Rapid Prototyping
5 6 (23.08%) Use Case
6 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 2 (7.69%) SDLC
9 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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