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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 80 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Adobe 13 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.91% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.55% 1.07% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate £319 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.34% -3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £15.86 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+30.83% -36.56%
Adobe
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
509 375 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.64% 28.58% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 192 192
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 £21.64 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.81% +116.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) N-Tier
3 8 (36.36%) JIRA
3 8 (36.36%) Pega
3 8 (36.36%) Docker
4 7 (31.82%) User Experience
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) HTML5
6 5 (22.73%) CSS3
6 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
6 5 (22.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.64%) e-Learning
8 3 (13.64%) Flash
9 2 (9.09%) Web Services
9 2 (9.09%) Ant
9 2 (9.09%) Java
9 2 (9.09%) Project Management
9 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 2 (9.09%) Law
9 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.09%) CMS
9 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 2 (9.09%) InDesign
9 2 (9.09%) Web Design

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Drupal
2 2 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
2 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (9.09%) Edge Animate
3 2 (9.09%) InDesign
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Ant
2 2 (9.09%) Axure RP
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Law
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
1 8 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Designer
4 4 (18.18%) UX Designer
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Interactive Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) User Experience Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) UX Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) e-Learning Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Photoshop Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) HTML5
3 5 (22.73%) CSS3
4 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.64%) Flash
5 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) JSR 170
5 2 (9.09%) RESTful
5 2 (9.09%) Sass
5 2 (9.09%) Spring
5 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) N-Tier
2 7 (31.82%) User Experience
3 3 (13.64%) e-Learning
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.09%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
2 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
2 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.09%) TDD
2 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
2 2 (9.09%) Web Design
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
3 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (4.55%) Tag Management
3 1 (4.55%) UX Design
3 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Pega
2 2 (9.09%) Twitter
3 1 (4.55%) Ensighten