The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 76 80 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Adobe 17 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.09% 1.09% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.59% 2.48% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 13
Average daily rate
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£420 £65 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+546.15% -79.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-33.12% +85.18%
Adobe
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
657 646 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.98% 43.89% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 289 236
Average daily rate £350 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £70 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 77
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% -52.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £9.91 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the East Midlands region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
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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
Northamptonshire -5 8 £420 +40.00% 4
Leicestershire +7 6 £200 -24.52% 5
Nottinghamshire -8 2 - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 34 (58.62%) CSS
2 33 (56.90%) JavaScript
3 27 (46.55%) Photoshop
3 27 (46.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 21 (36.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 20 (34.48%) CSS3
5 20 (34.48%) HTML
6 19 (32.76%) Automotive
7 16 (27.59%) Manufacturing
7 16 (27.59%) FrameMaker
7 16 (27.59%) OO
7 16 (27.59%) Ajax
7 16 (27.59%) JSON
7 16 (27.59%) REST
7 16 (27.59%) LESS
7 16 (27.59%) Backbone.js
8 15 (25.86%) HTML5
8 15 (25.86%) Sass
9 14 (24.14%) Mobile App
9 14 (24.14%) Mobile Application Development
9 14 (24.14%) User Experience
10 13 (22.41%) WordPress
10 13 (22.41%) Finance
11 12 (20.69%) jQuery
11 12 (20.69%) Drupal
12 10 (17.24%) Banking
13 9 (15.52%) Content Management
13 9 (15.52%) PHP
13 9 (15.52%) MySQL
14 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (22.41%) WordPress
2 12 (20.69%) Drupal
3 8 (13.79%) CMS
4 2 (3.45%) Joomla!
4 2 (3.45%) Node.js
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (46.55%) Photoshop
1 27 (46.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 21 (36.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (27.59%) FrameMaker
4 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
5 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (3.45%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (3.45%) MS Office
6 2 (3.45%) Acrobat
6 2 (3.45%) InDesign
7 1 (1.72%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.72%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Intranet
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (3.45%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.45%) Grunt
2 2 (3.45%) Bower
3 1 (1.72%) FrontPage
General
1 19 (32.76%) Automotive
2 16 (27.59%) Manufacturing
3 13 (22.41%) Finance
4 10 (17.24%) Banking
5 6 (10.34%) Marketing
6 2 (3.45%) Legal
7 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Author
2 17 (29.31%) Technical Author
3 13 (22.41%) Web Developer
4 10 (17.24%) UI Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Designer
4 10 (17.24%) UI Programmer
5 6 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.62%) PHP Developer
6 5 (8.62%) MySQL Developer
6 5 (8.62%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (8.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Web Designer
8 3 (5.17%) UI Designer
8 3 (5.17%) Graphic Designer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Administrator
10 1 (1.72%) Technical Writer
10 1 (1.72%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (58.62%) CSS
2 20 (34.48%) HTML
2 20 (34.48%) CSS3
3 16 (27.59%) Backbone.js
3 16 (27.59%) REST
3 16 (27.59%) LESS
3 16 (27.59%) Ajax
3 16 (27.59%) JSON
4 15 (25.86%) HTML5
4 15 (25.86%) Sass
5 12 (20.69%) jQuery
6 8 (13.79%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (8.62%) XML
9 2 (3.45%) LAMP
10 1 (1.72%) XSL
10 1 (1.72%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Mobile App
1 14 (24.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) OO
2 14 (24.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 9 (15.52%) Content Management
4 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.90%) SEO
7 4 (6.90%) Web Design
8 3 (5.17%) Time Management
9 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.45%) Coaching
9 2 (3.45%) Web Development
9 2 (3.45%) Workflow
10 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.72%) ITIL
10 1 (1.72%) Service Management
10 1 (1.72%) ITSM
10 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (56.90%) JavaScript
2 9 (15.52%) PHP
3 7 (12.07%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.72%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.17%) Twitter
1 3 (5.17%) HubSpot