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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 73 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing Adobe 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.083% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 1.57% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £185 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +94.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +4.16%
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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
437 381 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.42% 33.48% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 149 125
Average daily rate £400 £400 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £275 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.62 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.35 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
1 4 (57.14%) Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience Design
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (14.29%) InDesign
4 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Flash
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (14.29%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Designer
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Designer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Digital Designer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Designer
4 2 (28.57%) Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
5 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) Flash
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Web Design
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience Design
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle