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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 57 61 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Contract jobs citing Adobe 37 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.25% 2.20% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 5.13% 4.45% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £228 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -24.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £65 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £351 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £309 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +72.41%
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
721 787 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.91% 49.37% 51.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 366 283
Average daily rate £350 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £70 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 73 102
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.17 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.00 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Leicestershire +19 20 £210 -30.00%
Northamptonshire -2 13 £448 - 1
Nottinghamshire -1 3 £250 -26.25% 1
Derbyshire +6 1 £85 +24.26% 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 37 (59.68%) CSS
2 34 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 28 (45.16%) Photoshop
3 28 (45.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (43.55%) CSS3
5 25 (40.32%) HTML
6 20 (32.26%) HTML5
7 19 (30.65%) Sass
7 19 (30.65%) Automotive
8 18 (29.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 17 (27.42%) User Experience
9 17 (27.42%) OO
10 16 (25.81%) Manufacturing
10 16 (25.81%) FrameMaker
11 15 (24.19%) Ajax
11 15 (24.19%) Mobile App
11 15 (24.19%) Mobile Application Development
11 15 (24.19%) LESS
11 15 (24.19%) REST
11 15 (24.19%) Backbone.js
11 15 (24.19%) JSON
12 14 (22.58%) jQuery
13 13 (20.97%) Finance
14 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (19.35%) Banking
14 12 (19.35%) WordPress
15 11 (17.74%) Drupal
16 10 (16.13%) CMS
17 9 (14.52%) Content Management
18 8 (12.90%) MySQL

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (19.35%) WordPress
2 11 (17.74%) Drupal
3 10 (16.13%) CMS
4 4 (6.45%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (4.84%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 28 (45.16%) Photoshop
1 28 (45.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 18 (29.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (25.81%) FrameMaker
4 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
5 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (3.23%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (3.23%) InDesign
6 2 (3.23%) MS Office
6 2 (3.23%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.61%) Fireworks
7 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Intranet
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (3.23%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.61%) FrontPage
General
1 19 (30.65%) Automotive
2 16 (25.81%) Manufacturing
3 13 (20.97%) Finance
4 12 (19.35%) Banking
5 4 (6.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Publishing
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (54.84%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) Author
2 17 (27.42%) Technical Author
3 13 (20.97%) Web Developer
4 10 (16.13%) UI Developer
4 10 (16.13%) UI Programmer
5 9 (14.52%) Designer
6 5 (8.06%) PHP Developer
6 5 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.06%) MySQL Developer
6 5 (8.06%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (8.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (6.45%) UI Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Graphic Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Web Designer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Administrator
10 1 (1.61%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (59.68%) CSS
2 27 (43.55%) CSS3
3 25 (40.32%) HTML
4 20 (32.26%) HTML5
5 19 (30.65%) Sass
6 15 (24.19%) Ajax
6 15 (24.19%) LESS
6 15 (24.19%) REST
6 15 (24.19%) Backbone.js
6 15 (24.19%) JSON
7 14 (22.58%) jQuery
8 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.68%) XML
9 5 (8.06%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (4.84%) XSL
11 3 (4.84%) XHTML
11 3 (4.84%) LAMP
11 3 (4.84%) OSGi
12 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) User Experience
2 15 (24.19%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile Games
3 1 (1.61%) Statistics
3 1 (1.61%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) OO
2 15 (24.19%) Mobile Application Development
3 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.52%) Content Management
5 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
6 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.45%) Web Design
8 3 (4.84%) Web Development
8 3 (4.84%) Time Management
9 2 (3.23%) UX Design
9 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.23%) Coaching
9 2 (3.23%) SEO
10 1 (1.61%) Service Management
10 1 (1.61%) ITIL
10 1 (1.61%) ITSM
10 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.90%) Java
2 8 (12.90%) PHP
3 2 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (1.61%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.61%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (1.61%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.84%) HubSpot
1 3 (4.84%) Twitter