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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 37 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Adobe 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.35% 1.40% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 2.54% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£100 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £309 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +72.41%
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
161 118 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.71% 55.14% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 67 34
Average daily rate £283 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £417 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +34.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 -5 1 £100 -
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (80.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (80.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (80.00%) Orchard
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (80.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Front-End Web Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Web Design
1 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Orchard
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) TOWER Software