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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 69 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Adobe 21 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.47% 0.89% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 2.08% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
Average daily rate
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£355 £369 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +16.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £254 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £10.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
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
631 481 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.31% 42.91% 48.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 235 307
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 35 37
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £27.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 27 (60.00%) HTML
2 26 (57.78%) CSS
3 22 (48.89%) CSS3
4 20 (44.44%) Photoshop
5 18 (40.00%) HTML5
6 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (28.89%) Dreamweaver
8 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 12 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 11 (24.44%) User Experience
10 10 (22.22%) XHTML
11 9 (20.00%) XML
11 9 (20.00%) jQuery
12 8 (17.78%) Web Services
13 7 (15.56%) SOAP
13 7 (15.56%) XSLT
13 7 (15.56%) SOA
13 7 (15.56%) WSDL
13 7 (15.56%) Workflow
13 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
13 7 (15.56%) Web 2.0
13 7 (15.56%) XPath
13 7 (15.56%) Degree
13 7 (15.56%) Ajax
13 7 (15.56%) Axure RP
13 7 (15.56%) Open Source
13 7 (15.56%) Sass
14 6 (13.33%) SAP Business Workflow
14 6 (13.33%) ABAP
14 6 (13.33%) .NET

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) WordPress
3 1 (2.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 12 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (8.89%) Fireworks
5 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.22%) MS Office
6 1 (2.22%) SPSS
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.22%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP APO
1 1 (2.22%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.22%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (15.56%) Axure RP
3 2 (4.44%) LSMW
General
1 5 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) UI Developer
3 13 (28.89%) UI Programmer
4 11 (24.44%) Designer
5 6 (13.33%) UI Designer
6 4 (8.89%) Desktop Technician
6 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support Technician
6 4 (8.89%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) ABAP Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Support Technician
7 3 (6.67%) Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.44%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Graphic Designer
8 2 (4.44%) Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Coordinator
9 1 (2.22%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) HTML
2 26 (57.78%) CSS
3 22 (48.89%) CSS3
4 18 (40.00%) HTML5
5 10 (22.22%) XHTML
6 9 (20.00%) XML
6 9 (20.00%) jQuery
7 8 (17.78%) Web Services
8 7 (15.56%) SOAP
8 7 (15.56%) XSLT
8 7 (15.56%) WSDL
8 7 (15.56%) Ajax
8 7 (15.56%) Sass
9 6 (13.33%) SAP Business Workflow
9 6 (13.33%) .NET
10 5 (11.11%) Web Dynpro
11 4 (8.89%) Apache Cordova
12 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
13 2 (4.44%) PhoneGap
13 2 (4.44%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) User Experience
2 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.56%) Web 2.0
2 7 (15.56%) Open Source
3 5 (11.11%) NHS
3 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Animation
5 1 (2.22%) iDTV
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.22%) BBC
5 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.56%) SOA
2 7 (15.56%) Workflow
3 5 (11.11%) Web Design
4 4 (8.89%) iOS Development
4 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
4 4 (8.89%) Migration
4 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.89%) OO
5 3 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (4.44%) Content Management
6 2 (4.44%) Web Development
6 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.22%) OOP
7 1 (2.22%) CRM
7 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.22%) Project Management
7 1 (2.22%) Scrum
7 1 (2.22%) SEO
7 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.56%) XPath
3 6 (13.33%) ABAP
4 2 (4.44%) SAPscript
4 2 (4.44%) PHP
4 2 (4.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) SAP
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Coremetrics
3 1 (2.22%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) Facebook
3 1 (2.22%) Twitter
3 1 (2.22%) Xamarin