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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 13 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Adobe 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.51% 0.58% -
As % of the Vendors category 15.19% 1.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
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 £20.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +12.50%
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
79 100 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 56.03% 58.14% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 18
Average daily rate £375 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £406 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 3
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.84 £37.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Adobe
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 10 (83.33%) MVC
1 10 (83.33%) Maven
1 10 (83.33%) Marketing
1 10 (83.33%) RESTful
1 10 (83.33%) AngularJS
1 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (75.00%) DevOps
2 9 (75.00%) OSGi
2 9 (75.00%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (16.67%) RAD
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 9 (75.00%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) InterSystems Cache
1 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Maven
1 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (83.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) RESTful
1 10 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 9 (75.00%) OSGi
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 9 (75.00%) DevOps
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) RAD
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java