The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Manchester 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 52 62 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +28
Contract jobs citing Adobe 26 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.11% 1.45% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 5.11% 3.04% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 1
Average daily rate
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£340 £215 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.13% -31.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £289 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +21.87%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
509 526 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.28% 47.82% 46.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 250 257
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 53
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.68% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.37 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 33 (73.33%) HTML
1 33 (73.33%) CSS
2 29 (64.44%) HTML5
3 27 (60.00%) Photoshop
4 25 (55.56%) CSS3
5 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
6 16 (35.56%) Dreamweaver
6 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (33.33%) jQuery
8 14 (31.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (24.44%) E-Commerce
9 11 (24.44%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (20.00%) Web Design
11 8 (17.78%) Web Development
11 8 (17.78%) WordPress
12 7 (15.56%) PHP
13 6 (13.33%) .NET
13 6 (13.33%) MySQL
13 6 (13.33%) SEO
13 6 (13.33%) Magento
13 6 (13.33%) Sass
14 5 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
14 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
14 5 (11.11%) Marketing
14 5 (11.11%) Orchard
14 5 (11.11%) XHTML
15 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
15 4 (8.89%) XML
15 4 (8.89%) SQL
15 4 (8.89%) Java

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (17.78%) WordPress
2 5 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (6.67%) CMS
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 14 (31.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.22%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.22%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
1 2 (4.44%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) MySQL
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (4.44%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (75.56%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) UI Developer
3 16 (35.56%) UI Programmer
4 15 (33.33%) Designer
5 10 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (17.78%) Web Developer
7 7 (15.56%) UI Designer
8 6 (13.33%) Web Designer
9 3 (6.67%) Trainer
9 3 (6.67%) Architect
10 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
10 2 (4.44%) Development Specialist
10 2 (4.44%) ActionScript Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Flash Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Flash ActionScript Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Digital Project Manager
11 1 (2.22%) User Experience Designer
11 1 (2.22%) Front-End Web Developer
11 1 (2.22%) User Experience Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (73.33%) HTML
1 33 (73.33%) CSS
2 29 (64.44%) HTML5
3 25 (55.56%) CSS3
4 15 (33.33%) jQuery
5 6 (13.33%) .NET
5 6 (13.33%) Sass
6 5 (11.11%) XHTML
7 4 (8.89%) XML
7 4 (8.89%) JSON
8 3 (6.67%) Ajax
9 2 (4.44%) XSLT
9 2 (4.44%) SOAP
9 2 (4.44%) Web Services
9 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.44%) Flash
9 2 (4.44%) WSDL
9 2 (4.44%) Adobe AIR
10 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.89%) Web 2.0
3 3 (6.67%) Open Source
3 3 (6.67%) Social Media
3 3 (6.67%) E-Learning
4 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.44%) NHS
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.22%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.22%) Animation
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) E-Commerce
2 11 (24.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (20.00%) Web Design
4 8 (17.78%) Web Development
5 6 (13.33%) SEO
6 3 (6.67%) Analytics
6 3 (6.67%) Content Management
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) MVC
7 2 (4.44%) SOA
7 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.22%) Use Case
8 1 (2.22%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (2.22%) OOP
8 1 (2.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.56%) PHP
3 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) XPath
4 2 (4.44%) VBScript
4 2 (4.44%) VB
4 2 (4.44%) ActionScript
4 2 (4.44%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (2.22%) PHP5
5 1 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Orchard
2 2 (4.44%) Sony
2 2 (4.44%) Interwoven
3 1 (2.22%) Facebook
3 1 (2.22%) Twitter
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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