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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 78 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Adobe 11 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.73% 1.13% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 2.57% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £310 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +82.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £285 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £206
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £293
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £28.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
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
674 544 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.46% 43.91% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 268 162
Average daily rate £338 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £172 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 2015. 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
Altrincham - 2 £275 -
Salford -2 1 £430 +7.50%
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Fireworks
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Social Media
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) E-Learning
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (14.29%) DSDM
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (14.29%) LiveCycle
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) Fireworks
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Gradle
2 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Trainer
2 2 (14.29%) Graphic Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Trainer
3 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Email Designer
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
1 2 (14.29%) Social Media
1 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
1 2 (14.29%) E-Learning
1 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Taxonomies
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) DSDM
2 2 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) SEO
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
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