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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 96 83 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Contract jobs citing Adobe 6 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 1.05% 2.05%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 2.37% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 22
Median daily rate £350 £343 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £125 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £435 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £309 £313
% change year-on-year
+21.45% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £10.75 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+125.00% -17.24%
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
811 718 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.81% 44.32% 41.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 389 295
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 33
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £35.50 £29.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Adobe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 7 (50.00%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Acrobat
4 3 (21.43%) Games
5 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (14.29%) Content Management
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) Online Games
5 2 (14.29%) Android

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Marvel
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (21.43%) Acrobat
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) Pixate
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) PhpStorm
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Designer
2 4 (28.57%) UX Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Author
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Author
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Writer
4 2 (14.29%) UI Designer
4 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 2 (14.29%) UI/UX Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Visual Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Commercial Contracts Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Product Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.14%) UI/UX Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Ajax
2 2 (14.29%) CSS3
2 2 (14.29%) Framer.js
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) New Media
3 2 (14.29%) Online Games
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
4 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
4 2 (14.29%) Iconography
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Product Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) SEO
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Apple Swift
3 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian