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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 8 December 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 60 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Adobe 4 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.57% 1.36% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 2.69% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -1.53%
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
347 334 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.22% 50.45% 40.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 186 148
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% -32.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.84 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.70 £28.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Adobe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 7 (46.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (40.00%) User Experience
3 5 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 4 (26.67%) Web Design
4 4 (26.67%) Marketing
4 4 (26.67%) UX Design
4 4 (26.67%) Wireframes
5 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (20.00%) InDesign
5 3 (20.00%) Information Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) Axure RP
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) Acrobat
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
6 2 (13.33%) Social Media
6 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
6 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 3 (20.00%) InDesign
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) Acrobat
4 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Designer
2 4 (26.67%) UX Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Graphic Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Creative Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Email Developer
5 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.67%) HTML Email Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum Master
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Creative Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) Flash
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
3 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
3 2 (13.33%) Social Media
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) UX Design
1 4 (26.67%) Web Design
1 4 (26.67%) Wireframes
2 3 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Email Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Infographics
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Optimisation
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Typography
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft