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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 81 57 67
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs citing Adobe 17 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.05% 2.05% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 4.98% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 4
Average daily rate
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£343 £340 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +34.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £310 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £488 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.75 £28.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% -25.64%
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
716 522 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.22% 41.17% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 293 253
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £29.69 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 July 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 28 July 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 - 1 £275 -
Salford - 1 £430 -
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 7 (26.92%) Axure RP
3 7 (26.92%) User Experience
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) Photoshop
4 5 (19.23%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
5 4 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (11.54%) DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.54%) Coaching
6 3 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (11.54%) SDLC
6 3 (11.54%) Refactoring
6 3 (11.54%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Fireworks
6 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
6 3 (11.54%) MySQL
6 3 (11.54%) Pair Programming
6 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (7.69%) LiveCycle
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Photoshop
1 5 (19.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) Fireworks
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.85%) InDesign
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Axure RP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) Gradle
General
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Graphic Designer
3 3 (11.54%) UI Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Trainer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior UI Designer
3 3 (11.54%) UI/UX Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior UI/UX Designer
4 2 (7.69%) UX Developer
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Trainer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Designer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) J2EE
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) Flash
4 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.85%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) JSR 170
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) OSGi
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Felix
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) User Experience
2 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
3 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.69%) Social Media
3 2 (7.69%) E-Learning
3 2 (7.69%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.85%) Animation
4 1 (3.85%) Photography
4 1 (3.85%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) Pair Programming
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Refactoring
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) SDLC
6 2 (7.69%) Office Automation
6 2 (7.69%) V-Model
6 2 (7.69%) Product Management
6 2 (7.69%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) HND
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Apple