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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 54 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Adobe 11 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.45% 1.80% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 3.15% 3.72% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
Average daily rate
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£326 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £363 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.93 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -22.03%
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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
349 269 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.04% 48.47% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 138 100
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 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 27 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 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) Photoshop
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (35.71%) User Experience
5 5 (35.71%) CSS3
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
6 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (21.43%) PHP
6 3 (21.43%) MySQL
6 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Subversion
7 2 (14.29%) Web Design
7 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) OOP
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 2 (14.29%) PhpStorm
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) Coaching
7 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (14.29%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) Laravel
7 2 (14.29%) Axure RP

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
1 1 (7.14%) Moodle
1 1 (7.14%) Blackboard Learning System
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Photoshop
2 6 (42.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (7.14%) Final Cut Pro
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 2 (14.29%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Designer
3 4 (28.57%) UX Designer
4 3 (21.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) UI Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (7.14%) E-Learning Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) jQuery
2 5 (35.71%) HTML5
2 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
3 3 (21.43%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) Laravel
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) Marionette.js
5 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.14%) Sass
5 1 (7.14%) LESS
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
3 1 (7.14%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) MVC
1 2 (14.29%) Web Design
1 2 (14.29%) OOP
1 2 (14.29%) Product Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
1 2 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) PHP5
3 2 (14.29%) PHP4
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Blackboard