The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 53 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.59% 0.66% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 1.38% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate £363 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £295 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £403 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £309 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.72% +1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.93 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.72 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -33.12%
Adobe
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
318 290 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.90% 47.93% 51.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 147 142
Average daily rate £363 £360 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 13
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.20 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the Birmingham region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Birmingham region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) e-Learning
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Content Management
2 3 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (30.00%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Interwoven
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (20.00%) Sitefinity
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Moodle
3 2 (20.00%) Blackboard
3 2 (20.00%) Blackboard Learning System
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (20.00%) VLE

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) CMS
1 3 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (20.00%) Blackboard Learning System
2 2 (20.00%) Moodle
2 2 (20.00%) Sitefinity
2 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (10.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (20.00%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (10.00%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) CMS Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) e-Learning Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Incident Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technologist
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (10.00%) Flash
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) e-Learning
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) VLE
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (10.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (10.00%) RIA
3 1 (10.00%) SCORM
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Content Management
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Information Management
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) B2C
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Interwoven
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (20.00%) Blackboard
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) VMware