The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leeds region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 71 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing Adobe 14 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.20% 1.83% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 2.62% 4.70% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Average daily rate £288 £263 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -34.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -23.07%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
535 298 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 45.84% 38.95% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 140 218
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.32 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £35.50 £21.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Adobe
West Yorkshire

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (80.77%) HTML
2 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
3 15 (57.69%) Photoshop
4 14 (53.85%) HTML5
5 13 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (50.00%) CSS
6 11 (42.31%) Java
6 11 (42.31%) CSS3
7 10 (38.46%) jQuery
8 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
8 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (26.92%) SQL
9 7 (26.92%) Build Automation
10 6 (23.08%) JSP
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 6 (23.08%) Web Design
11 5 (19.23%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (19.23%) JSON
11 5 (19.23%) MySQL
11 5 (19.23%) PHP
11 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
11 5 (19.23%) Magento
11 5 (19.23%) WordPress
12 4 (15.38%) Sass
12 4 (15.38%) MooTools
12 4 (15.38%) SEO
13 3 (11.54%) JSR 170
13 3 (11.54%) Web Development

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (19.23%) WordPress
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (7.69%) LiveCycle
3 2 (7.69%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Photoshop
2 5 (19.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.85%) Acrobat
4 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 15 (57.69%) UI Developer
3 6 (23.08%) UI Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Author
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) HTML
2 14 (53.85%) HTML5
3 13 (50.00%) CSS
4 11 (42.31%) CSS3
5 10 (38.46%) jQuery
6 6 (23.08%) JSP
7 5 (19.23%) JSON
8 4 (15.38%) MooTools
8 4 (15.38%) Sass
9 3 (11.54%) OSGi
9 3 (11.54%) JSR 170
10 2 (7.69%) .NET
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
11 1 (3.85%) Ajax
11 1 (3.85%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Build Automation
3 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) Web Design
5 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
6 4 (15.38%) SEO
7 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.54%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) DSDM
8 2 (7.69%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) V-Model
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.85%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Capistrano
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (3.85%) Sony