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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 88 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing Adobe 8 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 1.34% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 2.95% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 3
Average daily rate
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£356 £280 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.23% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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
697 645 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.76% 45.49% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 294 171
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.49 £30.00
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (46.67%) CSS
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) Axure RP
5 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (20.00%) CSS3
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (20.00%) Sass
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (20.00%) XSLT
5 3 (20.00%) XHTML
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) Fireworks
5 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (20.00%) WSDL
5 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (20.00%) Web 2.0
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) XPath
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Graphic Design
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Science

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) Fireworks
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (6.67%) InDesign
4 1 (6.67%) SPSS
4 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) WebTrends
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
1 1 (6.67%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Responsys
1 1 (6.67%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.67%) Gradle
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Graphic Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Trainer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) SOAP
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) XSLT
3 3 (20.00%) XHTML
3 3 (20.00%) WSDL
3 3 (20.00%) Ajax
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) CSS3
3 3 (20.00%) Sass
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Web 2.0
1 3 (20.00%) Graphic Design
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Animation
3 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
3 1 (6.67%) iDTV
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) BBC
3 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) SOA
1 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (6.67%) 3D Animation
3 1 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) XPath
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Coremetrics