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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 80 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% 1.02% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 2.35% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £293
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
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
449 340 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.58% 43.31% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 151 141
Average daily rate £488 £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.34% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 31
Average hourly rate £16.84 £12.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.72% -66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £275 - 1
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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%) Flash
1 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe Captivate
2 4 (33.33%) E-Learning
2 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (25.00%) Fireworks
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (16.67%) User Experience
4 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) Broadband
4 2 (16.67%) InDesign
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) TestNG
5 1 (8.33%) UX Design
5 1 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
5 1 (8.33%) iSeries
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe Captivate
2 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (25.00%) Fireworks
3 3 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (16.67%) InDesign
5 1 (8.33%) MS Office
5 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (8.33%) TestNG
2 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Designer
2 4 (33.33%) E-Learning Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Creative Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Author
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Author
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Flash
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) E-Learning
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) iSeries
3 1 (8.33%) Copywriting
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (8.33%) UX Design
2 1 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (8.33%) Content Management
2 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (8.33%) Web Design
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) SEO
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Android Development
2 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Lotus
1 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow