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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 18 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 65 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Adobe 4 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.51% 1.52% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 3.60% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£260 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +72.41%
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
396 417 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 50.77% 42.38% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 183 197
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £259 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 34
Average hourly rate £17.42 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.79% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £44.90 £55.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +9 1 £250 -
Crewe - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (41.67%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) WebGL
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (16.67%) OSGi
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Maya
4 2 (16.67%) 3ds Max
4 2 (16.67%) E-Learning
4 2 (16.67%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 2 (16.67%) CINEMA 4D
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Fireworks
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) RAD
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (41.67%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (16.67%) Maya
2 2 (16.67%) 3ds Max
2 2 (16.67%) CINEMA 4D
2 2 (16.67%) Fireworks
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (16.67%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) E-Learning Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Creative Designer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) WebGL
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) OSGi
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Struts
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) E-Learning
2 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) RAD
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
4 1 (8.33%) UX Design
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) FatWire
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