The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 60 72 52
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Adobe 7 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.94% 0.37% 2.28%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 1.11% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 9
Median daily rate £400 £238 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -40.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -25.00%
Adobe
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
330 359 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.53% 33.27% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 223 165
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 31
Median hourly rate £16.68 £15.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.77% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £33.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Adobe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the Cheshire region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Cheshire region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £400 - 1
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) CSS3
4 5 (50.00%) gulp
4 5 (50.00%) Grunt
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) ERP
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Content Management
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) QA

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (70.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Informix
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Grunt
1 5 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Introscope
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Mockito
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) HTML Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Angular Developer
4 3 (30.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (20.00%) Lead Project Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Designer
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Designer
6 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Lead Product Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Product Delivery Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (50.00%) CSS3
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) JDBC
5 1 (10.00%) PowerMock
5 1 (10.00%) Servlets
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Infographics
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Compuware
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Perforce