The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Midlands region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank - 25 30
Contract jobs citing Adobe 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 2.23% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category - 4.17% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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- £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +11.36%
Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
97 120 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 56.73% 53.57% 62.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 46 31
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £353 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+900.00% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Adobe
England

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Adobe
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (100.00%) InDesign
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 3 (100.00%) DoubleClick
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Animation
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media
1 3 (100.00%) Facebook
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (100.00%) InDesign
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe After Effects
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Flash Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Flash Designer
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Animation
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) DoubleClick
1 3 (100.00%) Facebook
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter