The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 77 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Adobe 12 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 1.11% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 2.47% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 12
Average daily rate
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£362 £301 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £210 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.13 - £10.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +72.41%
Adobe
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
635 526 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.04% 45.03% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 271 296
Average daily rate £350 £311 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 32 39
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.32 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.65 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 20 (55.56%) HTML
2 19 (52.78%) CSS
3 17 (47.22%) CSS3
4 16 (44.44%) Photoshop
5 13 (36.11%) HTML5
6 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.78%) Dreamweaver
7 9 (25.00%) User Experience
7 9 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 7 (19.44%) Workflow
9 7 (19.44%) jQuery
10 6 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
10 6 (16.67%) ABAP
10 6 (16.67%) SAP
10 6 (16.67%) Web Services
10 6 (16.67%) XHTML
11 5 (13.89%) SOA
11 5 (13.89%) WSDL
11 5 (13.89%) XML
11 5 (13.89%) XSLT
11 5 (13.89%) SOAP
11 5 (13.89%) Web Dynpro
11 5 (13.89%) XPath
11 5 (13.89%) Degree
11 5 (13.89%) Web 2.0
11 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
11 5 (13.89%) Ajax
11 5 (13.89%) Sass
11 5 (13.89%) Mobile App

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) WordPress
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.78%) Drupal
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 9 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (8.33%) Fireworks
5 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
6 1 (2.78%) MS Office
6 1 (2.78%) SPSS
6 1 (2.78%) InDesign
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.78%) SAP APO
1 1 (2.78%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.78%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (13.89%) Axure RP
3 2 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Designer
3 9 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 9 (25.00%) UI Programmer
4 5 (13.89%) UI Designer
5 4 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
5 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
5 4 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) ABAP Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Support Technician
6 3 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.56%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Graphic Designer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.78%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.78%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) HTML
2 19 (52.78%) CSS
3 17 (47.22%) CSS3
4 13 (36.11%) HTML5
5 7 (19.44%) jQuery
6 6 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
6 6 (16.67%) Web Services
6 6 (16.67%) XHTML
7 5 (13.89%) WSDL
7 5 (13.89%) XML
7 5 (13.89%) XSLT
7 5 (13.89%) SOAP
7 5 (13.89%) Web Dynpro
7 5 (13.89%) Ajax
7 5 (13.89%) Sass
8 4 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (5.56%) PhoneGap
9 2 (5.56%) SAP ALE
9 2 (5.56%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (5.56%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) User Experience
2 5 (13.89%) Web 2.0
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.89%) Open Source
3 3 (8.33%) NHS
4 2 (5.56%) Animation
5 1 (2.78%) iDTV
5 1 (2.78%) BBC
5 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) Workflow
3 5 (13.89%) SOA
4 4 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) Web Design
6 2 (5.56%) Content Management
6 2 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.78%) OOP
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) MVC
7 1 (2.78%) SEO
7 1 (2.78%) Web Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.78%) Web Development
7 1 (2.78%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.67%) ABAP
3 5 (13.89%) XPath
4 2 (5.56%) SAPscript
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) SAP
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.78%) Coremetrics
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.78%) Facebook
3 1 (2.78%) Twitter