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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 70 81 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Contract jobs citing Adobe 12 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.84% 0.40% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.88% 1.29% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £415 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £415 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £415 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
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Scotland

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
416 388 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.01% 30.89% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 196 105
Average daily rate £340 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £262 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £32.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) Photoshop
3 6 (33.33%) Ajax
3 6 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) CMS
4 5 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (27.78%) InDesign
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) WordPress
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) LiveCycle
5 4 (22.22%) CSS3
5 4 (22.22%) User Experience
6 3 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (16.67%) Social Media
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) J2EE
6 3 (16.67%) JSP
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Intranet
6 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) Extranet
6 3 (16.67%) Content Management
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.11%) E-Learning
7 2 (11.11%) PKI

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (27.78%) CMS
2 4 (22.22%) WordPress
2 4 (22.22%) LiveCycle
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.56%) Drupal
4 1 (5.56%) Lync
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 5 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (27.78%) InDesign
3 3 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.56%) MS Office
5 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Intranet
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
1 3 (16.67%) Extranet
2 2 (11.11%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UX Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Web Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) Ajax
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) CSS3
6 3 (16.67%) J2EE
6 3 (16.67%) JSP
7 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.11%) JMS
7 2 (11.11%) Struts
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) JPA
7 2 (11.11%) Sass
7 2 (11.11%) LESS
8 1 (5.56%) Flash
8 1 (5.56%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Social Media
3 2 (11.11%) E-Learning
3 2 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) SCORM
3 2 (11.11%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Web Development
2 3 (16.67%) Content Management
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) User Stories
3 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.56%) UX Design
3 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Web Design
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Usability Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) Alterian