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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 50 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Adobe 6 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.95% 1.57% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.94% 3.18% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Average daily rate
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£301 £325 £181
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% +79.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £363 £226
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.93 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-33.12% +85.18%
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
309 283 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.05% 49.22% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 134 91
Average daily rate £350 £330 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% -24.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 March 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (20.00%) User Experience
6 3 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (20.00%) ITSM
6 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (13.33%) W3C
7 2 (13.33%) Remedy
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Marketing
7 2 (13.33%) E-Learning
7 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (13.33%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (13.33%) Web Design
7 2 (13.33%) VLE
7 2 (13.33%) Flash
7 2 (13.33%) XHTML
7 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (13.33%) FTP
7 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
7 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (13.33%) AngularJS

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 2 (13.33%) Moodle
1 2 (13.33%) Blackboard Learning System
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (13.33%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) E-Learning Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Web Content Manager
4 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Content Manager
4 2 (13.33%) UI Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) Flash
6 2 (13.33%) XHTML
7 1 (6.67%) Ajax
7 1 (6.67%) JSON
7 1 (6.67%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) J2EE
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (6.67%) Sass
7 1 (6.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) W3C
2 2 (13.33%) E-Learning
2 2 (13.33%) VLE
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITSM
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Web Design
2 2 (13.33%) Product Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) VCP4
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy
1 2 (13.33%) Blackboard
1 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow