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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 85 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing Adobe 21 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.13% 1.83% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.55% 4.28% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 3
Average daily rate
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£365 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £310 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.20 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.96% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.92%
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
824 561 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.52% 42.86% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 330 249
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 50
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (42.42%) User Experience
2 9 (27.27%) Scrum
2 9 (27.27%) Photoshop
3 8 (24.24%) HTML
3 8 (24.24%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) Axure RP
3 8 (24.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (21.21%) Marketing
4 7 (21.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (18.18%) C#
6 5 (15.15%) CSS
6 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 5 (15.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (12.12%) InDesign
7 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle
7 4 (12.12%) Photography
8 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.09%) Content Management
8 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
8 3 (9.09%) Usability Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
8 3 (9.09%) New Media
8 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (9.09%) Brand Management

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (24.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (9.09%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) LiveCycle
4 1 (3.03%) WordPress
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 7 (21.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (15.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (12.12%) InDesign
5 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 2 (6.06%) MS Office
6 2 (6.06%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (6.06%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (6.06%) Fireworks
7 1 (3.03%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (3.03%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Axure RP
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (21.21%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Designer
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Designer
3 3 (9.09%) UI Designer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior UI Designer
3 3 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (9.09%) UX Designer
3 3 (9.09%) UI/UX Designer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior UI/UX Designer
4 2 (6.06%) Graphic Designer
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Trainer
4 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.06%) UX Developer
5 1 (3.03%) IT Trainer
5 1 (3.03%) Web Designer
5 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
5 1 (3.03%) JSR 170
5 1 (3.03%) WCF
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) OSGi
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Felix
5 1 (3.03%) SOAP
5 1 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (3.03%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) Flash
5 1 (3.03%) SAML
5 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) User Experience
2 4 (12.12%) Photography
3 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 3 (9.09%) New Media
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Social Media
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) E-Learning
5 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
5 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.03%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Scrum
3 5 (15.15%) TDD
4 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.09%) Content Management
5 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
5 3 (9.09%) Usability Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) Brand Management
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) Coaching
5 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) Office Automation
6 2 (6.06%) Open Source
6 2 (6.06%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) HND
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) Google
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