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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 53 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Adobe 10 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.37% 1.50% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.72% 3.04% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Average daily rate
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£210 £238 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £295 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +22.78%
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
367 329 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.27% 49.40% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 179 151
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £203 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 17
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £10.80 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 2014, 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 13 (65.00%) Photoshop
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (35.00%) MySQL
4 7 (35.00%) PHP
4 7 (35.00%) jQuery
4 7 (35.00%) WordPress
4 7 (35.00%) Magento
4 7 (35.00%) HTML5
4 7 (35.00%) CSS3
5 6 (30.00%) SEO
5 6 (30.00%) Publishing
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (25.00%) Banking
6 5 (25.00%) JSON
6 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (25.00%) Sass
7 4 (20.00%) Social Media
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.00%) CMS
8 3 (15.00%) Content Management
8 3 (15.00%) Web Development
9 2 (10.00%) XHTML
9 2 (10.00%) Sony
9 2 (10.00%) Oracle
9 2 (10.00%) Flash

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (35.00%) WordPress
2 3 (15.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (45.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Magento
2 1 (5.00%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Publishing
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Web Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Web Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Web Content Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Content Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Manager
6 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) jQuery
2 7 (35.00%) HTML5
2 7 (35.00%) CSS3
3 5 (25.00%) Sass
3 5 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (10.00%) Flash
4 2 (10.00%) XHTML
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Social Media
2 2 (10.00%) W3C
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) SEO
3 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Content Management
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) PHP5
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Sony
2 1 (5.00%) Stellent
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
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