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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 102 89 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Contract jobs citing Adobe 7 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.61% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 1.41% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 12
Median daily rate £275 £313 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £381 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £16.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+54.68% +39.13%
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
758 707 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.11% 42.93% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 333 272
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 35 37
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.83 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £32.50 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 12 (50.00%) CSS
1 12 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) User Experience
4 7 (29.17%) HTML5
4 7 (29.17%) CSS3
4 7 (29.17%) Photoshop
5 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.83%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (20.83%) Acrobat
6 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 5 (20.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (16.67%) Games
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) SEO
8 3 (12.50%) InDesign
8 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (12.50%) Java
8 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 2 (8.33%) UX Design
9 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (8.33%) New Media
9 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
9 2 (8.33%) Grunt
9 2 (8.33%) Online Games
9 2 (8.33%) Usability Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Time Management
9 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.33%) React
9 2 (8.33%) MS Office

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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Photoshop
2 5 (20.83%) Acrobat
2 5 (20.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (20.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (12.50%) InDesign
4 2 (8.33%) MS Office
4 2 (8.33%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
5 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (4.17%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Grunt
3 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Designer
2 5 (20.83%) UX Designer
2 5 (20.83%) Web Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Author
4 3 (12.50%) HTML CSS Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Author
4 3 (12.50%) UI Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Artworker
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Artworker
5 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Writer
5 2 (8.33%) UI Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) CSS
1 12 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) CSS3
2 7 (29.17%) HTML5
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) React
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) Flash
5 1 (4.17%) Grails
5 1 (4.17%) LESS
5 1 (4.17%) Sass
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) XHTML
5 1 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Graphic Design
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) New Media
2 2 (8.33%) Online Games
2 2 (8.33%) Psychology
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) SEO
2 3 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (8.33%) Time Management
3 2 (8.33%) Usability Testing
3 2 (8.33%) UX Design
3 2 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (4.17%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) Groovy
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Apple
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Quark
2 1 (4.17%) SafeCom