The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 60 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Adobe 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.25% - 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% - 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £285
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
376 204 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 47.12% 54.69% 53.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 97 95
Average daily rate £355 £307 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.63% -2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £14.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £10.15 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.13 £35.25
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 the North East

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the North East 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
(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
Tyne and Wear - 10 £450 - 2
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 10 (90.91%) Photoshop
1 10 (90.91%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Axure RP
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) User Experience
2 9 (81.82%) Graphic Design
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Rapid Prototyping
3 4 (36.36%) Usability Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Web Design
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (9.09%) UX Design
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
6 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) Lotus
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Wyse

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Photoshop
1 10 (90.91%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Designer
2 8 (72.73%) UX Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Photoshop Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) User Experience
1 9 (81.82%) Graphic Design
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Rapid Prototyping
2 4 (36.36%) Usability Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) UX Design
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Lotus
1 1 (9.09%) Wyse