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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 48 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 16 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.09% 1.85% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 4.04% 3.85% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 3
Average daily rate
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£213 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £185 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £280 £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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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
396 312 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.83% 48.15% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 190 152
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -23.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.70 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.10 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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 18 (85.71%) Photoshop
2 8 (38.10%) Publishing
3 7 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) Banking
4 6 (28.57%) Social Media
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) CSS
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (23.81%) ITSM
5 5 (23.81%) Flash
5 5 (23.81%) XHTML
5 5 (23.81%) FTP
5 5 (23.81%) W3C
6 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
6 2 (9.52%) Remedy
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) SEO
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) E-Learning
6 2 (9.52%) CMS
7 1 (4.76%) Stellent
7 1 (4.76%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (4.76%) Maximo
7 1 (4.76%) VLE
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.76%) MS Office
7 1 (4.76%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) PHP

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
2 1 (4.76%) Moodle
2 1 (4.76%) Blackboard Learning System
Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Photoshop
2 6 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (4.76%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.76%) Magento
2 1 (4.76%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (4.76%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (38.10%) Publishing
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Web Manager
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Web Content Manager
3 6 (28.57%) Content Manager
4 5 (23.81%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Web Team Leader
5 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Trainer
6 1 (4.76%) E-Learning Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) Flash
3 5 (23.81%) XHTML
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Social Media
2 5 (23.81%) W3C
3 2 (9.52%) E-Learning
4 1 (4.76%) VLE
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) ITSM
3 2 (9.52%) SEO
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Content Management
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy
1 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.76%) Stellent
2 1 (4.76%) Blackboard
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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