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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 55 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 4 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 1.81% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 3.54% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 6
Average daily rate
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- £210 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.93 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.92%
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
344 395 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.68% 51.10% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 212 190
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £11.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +69.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) Photoshop
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) Content Management
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) PHP
6 5 (25.00%) MySQL
6 5 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (25.00%) User Experience
7 4 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (20.00%) Laravel
7 4 (20.00%) PhpStorm
7 4 (20.00%) MVC
7 4 (20.00%) OOP
7 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (20.00%) Subversion
7 4 (20.00%) Ajax
7 4 (20.00%) HTML5
7 4 (20.00%) PHP4
8 3 (15.00%) SEO
8 3 (15.00%) CMS
9 2 (10.00%) Web Design
9 2 (10.00%) Web Services
9 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) PHP5
9 2 (10.00%) Zend
9 2 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (15.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Drupal
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Moodle
3 1 (5.00%) Blackboard Learning System
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (5.00%) MS Office
4 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.00%) InDesign
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (5.00%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
1 4 (20.00%) PhpStorm
2 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Designer
3 5 (25.00%) MySQL Developer
3 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 4 (20.00%) UX Designer
5 3 (15.00%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Web Manager
7 1 (5.00%) UI Designer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Designer
7 1 (5.00%) User Experience Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Manager
7 1 (5.00%) E-Learning Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) Ajax
4 4 (20.00%) Laravel
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) XSD
6 1 (5.00%) Flash
6 1 (5.00%) XHTML
6 1 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) W3C
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.00%) VLE
2 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Content Management
2 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) OOP
3 3 (15.00%) SEO
4 2 (10.00%) Web Design
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (20.00%) PHP4
4 2 (10.00%) PHP5
5 1 (5.00%) Delphi
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.00%) Blackboard
2 1 (5.00%) hybris
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft