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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 88 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing Adobe 3 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 1.23% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 2.64% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -49.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-33.12% +85.18%
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
639 569 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.74% 46.64% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 274 188
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 42
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £22.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -22.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.79 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 27 February 2015. 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
Altrincham - 1 - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (41.67%) HTML
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 7 (29.17%) Workflow
3 7 (29.17%) CSS3
3 7 (29.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (25.00%) jQuery
4 6 (25.00%) SAP Business Workflow
4 6 (25.00%) XML
4 6 (25.00%) SAP
4 6 (25.00%) ABAP
4 6 (25.00%) SOAP
5 5 (20.83%) XHTML
5 5 (20.83%) SOA
5 5 (20.83%) WSDL
5 5 (20.83%) Photoshop
5 5 (20.83%) XSLT
5 5 (20.83%) Web Dynpro
5 5 (20.83%) XPath
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
5 5 (20.83%) Ajax
5 5 (20.83%) Web 2.0
5 5 (20.83%) Open Source
5 5 (20.83%) Axure RP
5 5 (20.83%) Sass
5 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
6 4 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (16.67%) iOS Development

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (20.83%) Photoshop
3 4 (16.67%) Fireworks
3 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (4.17%) SPSS
5 1 (4.17%) MS Office
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (4.17%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.17%) SAP APO
1 1 (4.17%) WebTrends
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.17%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Axure RP
2 2 (8.33%) LSMW
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Gradle
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) ABAP Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Graphic Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Trainer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SAP HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 7 (29.17%) CSS3
3 6 (25.00%) jQuery
3 6 (25.00%) SAP Business Workflow
3 6 (25.00%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) SOAP
4 5 (20.83%) XHTML
4 5 (20.83%) WSDL
4 5 (20.83%) Web Dynpro
4 5 (20.83%) XSLT
4 5 (20.83%) Ajax
4 5 (20.83%) Sass
5 4 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) PhoneGap
6 2 (8.33%) SAP ALE
6 2 (8.33%) .NET
6 2 (8.33%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
1 5 (20.83%) Web 2.0
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) NHS
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.17%) Animation
4 1 (4.17%) iDTV
4 1 (4.17%) BBC
4 1 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.17%) E-Learning
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Workflow
2 5 (20.83%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) OO
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.17%) Web Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) 3D Animation
5 1 (4.17%) Web Design
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Content Management
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) ABAP
3 5 (20.83%) XPath
4 2 (8.33%) SAPscript
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Coremetrics
3 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
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