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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 48 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Contract jobs citing Adobe 20 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.32% 0.48% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 5.17% 1.00% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Average daily rate
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£385 £428 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.94% +48.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £428 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £428 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +22.78%
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
387 401 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.90% 48.31% 54.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 165 254
Average daily rate £400 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £520 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 31
Average hourly rate £14.35 £31.56 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.53% +97.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.41 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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
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 20 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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 +14 12 £400 -
Warrington - 2 - - 1
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (46.43%) MVC
1 13 (46.43%) Marketing
1 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
2 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 12 (42.86%) Adobe CQ
2 12 (42.86%) RESTful
2 12 (42.86%) Maven
3 11 (39.29%) OSGi
4 10 (35.71%) DevOps
5 9 (32.14%) Becrypt
5 9 (32.14%) Veeam
5 9 (32.14%) VMware
5 9 (32.14%) CA
5 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) Citrix
5 9 (32.14%) Symantec
5 9 (32.14%) McAfee
5 9 (32.14%) Sophos
5 9 (32.14%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (32.14%) SAP
6 7 (25.00%) Java
7 6 (21.43%) Validation
8 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.86%) InterSystems Cache
8 5 (17.86%) MS Office
8 5 (17.86%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (10.71%) MS Excel

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (42.86%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.57%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (3.57%) Maya
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.57%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (17.86%) InterSystems Cache
2 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 12 (42.86%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Xcode
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (46.43%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 1 (3.57%) Software Licensing Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Flash Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Java Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Designer
4 1 (3.57%) UI Programmer
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
2 12 (42.86%) RESTful
3 11 (39.29%) OSGi
4 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (3.57%) Spring
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.57%) Adobe AIR
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
6 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.57%) Struts
6 1 (3.57%) Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) Flash
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) MVC
2 10 (35.71%) DevOps
3 6 (21.43%) Validation
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) RAD
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Becrypt
1 9 (32.14%) Veeam
1 9 (32.14%) VMware
1 9 (32.14%) CA
1 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
1 9 (32.14%) Citrix
1 9 (32.14%) Symantec
1 9 (32.14%) McAfee
1 9 (32.14%) Sophos
1 9 (32.14%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Perforce
2 1 (3.57%) FatWire
2 1 (3.57%) Sony
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