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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 67 76 81
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing Adobe 24 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.80% 0.58% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 3.95% 1.31% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 4
Average daily rate
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£333 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
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
607 534 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.40% 44.50% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 238 271
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 66
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 24 (54.55%) HTML
2 23 (52.27%) Photoshop
2 23 (52.27%) CSS
3 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (45.45%) HTML5
5 18 (40.91%) CSS3
6 16 (36.36%) Dreamweaver
7 10 (22.73%) User Experience
8 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 7 (15.91%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (15.91%) Web Design
10 6 (13.64%) Marketing
10 6 (13.64%) jQuery
10 6 (13.64%) SAP Business Workflow
10 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
10 6 (13.64%) Workflow
10 6 (13.64%) ABAP
10 6 (13.64%) SAP
10 6 (13.64%) .NET
11 5 (11.36%) XHTML
11 5 (11.36%) Web Dynpro
11 5 (11.36%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
12 4 (9.09%) Web Development
12 4 (9.09%) Web 2.0
12 4 (9.09%) Migration
12 4 (9.09%) OO
12 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 4 (9.09%) XML

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (11.36%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (52.27%) Photoshop
2 7 (15.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (6.82%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP APO
1 1 (2.27%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
1 2 (4.55%) SSL
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (4.55%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.55%) LSMW
General
1 6 (13.64%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) UI Developer
3 15 (34.09%) UI Programmer
4 14 (31.82%) Designer
5 7 (15.91%) UI Designer
6 6 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Web Designer
7 4 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) ABAP Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
8 3 (6.82%) Support Technician
8 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Technician
8 3 (6.82%) Desktop Technician
9 2 (4.55%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 2 (4.55%) ActionScript Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (54.55%) HTML
2 23 (52.27%) CSS
3 20 (45.45%) HTML5
4 18 (40.91%) CSS3
5 6 (13.64%) jQuery
5 6 (13.64%) SAP Business Workflow
5 6 (13.64%) .NET
6 5 (11.36%) XHTML
6 5 (11.36%) Web Dynpro
7 4 (9.09%) XML
8 2 (4.55%) Ajax
8 2 (4.55%) SAP ALE
8 2 (4.55%) Adobe AIR
8 2 (4.55%) Sass
8 2 (4.55%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (4.55%) BAPI
8 2 (4.55%) WSDL
8 2 (4.55%) Flash
8 2 (4.55%) XSLT
8 2 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) User Experience
2 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.09%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.55%) Open Source
4 2 (4.55%) Social Media
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.27%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.91%) Web Design
3 6 (13.64%) Workflow
4 4 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 4 (9.09%) Web Development
4 4 (9.09%) Migration
4 4 (9.09%) OO
4 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Analytics
5 2 (4.55%) MVC
5 2 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (2.27%) OOP
6 1 (2.27%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) SEO
6 1 (2.27%) Scrum
6 1 (2.27%) Content Management
6 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.64%) ABAP
3 4 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (4.55%) XPath
4 2 (4.55%) SAPscript
4 2 (4.55%) ActionScript
4 2 (4.55%) VBScript
4 2 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) SAP
2 3 (6.82%) Orchard
3 2 (4.55%) Interwoven
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Facebook
4 1 (2.27%) Twitter
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