The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 41 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Adobe 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.46% 0.46% 5.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 0.89% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £400 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £13.34 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+59.35% +2.57%
Adobe
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
95 112 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 43.38% 51.61% 52.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 58 30
Median daily rate £413 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Adobe
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Drupal
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Publishing
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) PHP

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (66.67%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP