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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 54 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 1.01% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £225 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £302 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £25.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-41.00% +138.09%
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
266 298 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.93% 51.03% 48.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 150 79
Average daily rate £360 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.85 £10.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.50 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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 11 (73.33%) Photoshop
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) ITSM
4 4 (26.67%) CSS3
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) Social Media
5 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Publishing
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (20.00%) Flash
5 3 (20.00%) XHTML
5 3 (20.00%) FTP
5 3 (20.00%) W3C
6 2 (13.33%) Remedy
6 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (6.67%) REST
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) Product Marketing

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (6.67%) Moodle
1 1 (6.67%) Blackboard Learning System
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (6.67%) Joomla!
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (6.67%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Web Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Content Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Content Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Manager
4 2 (13.33%) UI Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) E-Learning Developer
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS3
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (20.00%) Flash
3 3 (20.00%) XHTML
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Sass
5 1 (6.67%) LESS
5 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Social Media
1 3 (20.00%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) VLE
2 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITSM
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Product Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy
1 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) Blackboard
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