The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank - 29 28
Contract jobs citing Adobe 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.32% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.94% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 102 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 41.22% 44.74% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 57 24
Average daily rate £338 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 13
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £20.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £21.80 £22.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the Merseyside region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Merseyside region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Liverpool - - - - 1
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 11 (84.62%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (84.62%) Photoshop
1 11 (84.62%) Orchard
2 6 (46.15%) Web Design
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
2 6 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) PHP
2 6 (46.15%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) DSL
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 11 (84.62%) Photoshop
1 11 (84.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) DSL
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Web Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Front-End Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Front-End Web Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) jQuery
1 6 (46.15%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Web Design
1 6 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 6 (46.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Orchard
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) VMware