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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 68 64
Contract jobs citing Adobe 0 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.55% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.31% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £316 £309
% change year-on-year
+12.34% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +31.50%

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
211 383 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.63% 41.81% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 213 181
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 28
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -3.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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
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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Web 2.0
2 2 (66.67%) DOM
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SEO
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design

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 3 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Website Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) DOM
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) SEO
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript