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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 101 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing Adobe 3 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 1.18% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 3.09% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 12
Median daily rate £200 £250 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -29.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+93.75% +6.66%
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
776 744 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 46.25% 38.21% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 365 377
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 45
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.95 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £23.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 10 (66.67%) User Experience
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Wireframes
3 8 (53.33%) Prototyping
4 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) Photoshop
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (26.67%) Analytics
6 4 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (20.00%) Google Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) HTML5
7 3 (20.00%) Google
7 3 (20.00%) CMS
7 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (20.00%) InDesign
7 3 (20.00%) MySQL
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) Fireworks
8 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
8 2 (13.33%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (13.33%) Content Management
8 2 (13.33%) Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) Web Development
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Android
8 2 (13.33%) Axure RP

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 3 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Marvel
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 4 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (20.00%) InDesign
4 2 (13.33%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (13.33%) Fireworks
4 2 (13.33%) Pixate
5 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Silverpop
2 1 (6.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.67%) QlikView
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Designer
2 6 (40.00%) UX Designer
3 5 (33.33%) Developer
4 4 (26.67%) UI Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior UX Designer
5 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
5 2 (13.33%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Artworker
6 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (6.67%) UX Developer
6 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) Framer.js
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) LAMP
5 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Economics
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Prototyping
1 8 (53.33%) Wireframes
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (13.33%) Content Management
3 2 (13.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 2 (13.33%) Iconography
3 2 (13.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
3 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.67%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Assembla
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau