The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 81 76 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Adobe 9 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.47% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 1.39% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £405 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +102.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-18.64% -24.35%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
459 431 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.47% 33.67% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 228 122
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 9
Average hourly rate £11.18 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.78% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £5.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £21.00 £32.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (50.00%) HTML
1 12 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 10 (41.67%) InDesign
4 9 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (29.17%) HTML5
5 7 (29.17%) CSS3
5 7 (29.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (25.00%) Ajax
7 5 (20.83%) CMS
7 5 (20.83%) Web Design
7 5 (20.83%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (20.83%) User Experience
8 4 (16.67%) LiveCycle
8 4 (16.67%) Web Development
8 4 (16.67%) jQuery
8 4 (16.67%) WordPress
8 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.67%) J2EE
9 3 (12.50%) Java
9 3 (12.50%) JSP
9 3 (12.50%) Intranet
9 3 (12.50%) Internet
9 3 (12.50%) Extranet
9 3 (12.50%) Content Management
9 3 (12.50%) Social Media
10 2 (8.33%) Learning Management System
10 2 (8.33%) JPA
10 2 (8.33%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (8.33%) SCORM

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (20.83%) CMS
2 4 (16.67%) WordPress
2 4 (16.67%) LiveCycle
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 10 (41.67%) InDesign
3 9 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (29.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (8.33%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (8.33%) MS Office
6 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
6 1 (4.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Intranet
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
1 3 (12.50%) Extranet
2 2 (8.33%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
1 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Designer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Digital Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Web Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) UX Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 7 (29.17%) HTML5
3 7 (29.17%) CSS3
4 6 (25.00%) Ajax
5 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 4 (16.67%) J2EE
6 3 (12.50%) JSP
7 2 (8.33%) Struts
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) JMS
7 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.33%) JPA
8 1 (4.17%) Sass
8 1 (4.17%) LESS
8 1 (4.17%) JSF
8 1 (4.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) Social Media
3 2 (8.33%) Learning Management System
3 2 (8.33%) E-Learning
3 2 (8.33%) SCORM
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Web Design
2 4 (16.67%) Web Development
3 3 (12.50%) Content Management
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Usability Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) UML
5 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) SOA
5 1 (4.17%) Process Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Information Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) Alterian
2 1 (4.17%) NetApp
2 1 (4.17%) IBM