The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 122 107 94
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing Adobe 20 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.90% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 2.05% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -49.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £46.17 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-33.12% +85.18%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1571 1218 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.96% 43.69% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 562 485
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 82 102
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.75 £18.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% +38.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
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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
Cheshire +4 10 £288 +53.33% 6
Lancashire - 5 £275 - 2
Manchester -24 3 £375 +36.36% 9
Cumbria - 1 - -
Merseyside - - - - 3
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (26.09%) HTML
2 11 (23.91%) Photoshop
3 10 (21.74%) SAP
3 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.74%) ABAP
3 10 (21.74%) CSS
3 10 (21.74%) Workflow
4 9 (19.57%) Web Dynpro
4 9 (19.57%) Web Services
5 8 (17.39%) SOAP
5 8 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (15.22%) Mobile App
6 7 (15.22%) CSS3
6 7 (15.22%) Adobe Captivate
6 7 (15.22%) jQuery
6 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.04%) Fireworks
7 6 (13.04%) XML
7 6 (13.04%) XHTML
7 6 (13.04%) E-Learning
7 6 (13.04%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (13.04%) SAP Business Workflow
7 6 (13.04%) Degree
7 6 (13.04%) Axure RP
7 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
8 5 (10.87%) Open Source
8 5 (10.87%) Sass
8 5 (10.87%) iOS Development
8 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
8 5 (10.87%) Ajax

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.17%) Drupal
2 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Photoshop
2 8 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (15.22%) Adobe Captivate
4 6 (13.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (13.04%) Fireworks
5 3 (6.52%) MS Office
5 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
5 3 (6.52%) InDesign
5 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (4.35%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
6 2 (4.35%) Maya
6 2 (4.35%) 3ds Max
7 1 (2.17%) MS Project
7 1 (2.17%) SPSS
7 1 (2.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.17%) SAP APO
2 1 (2.17%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.17%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Broadband
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) ATM
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (2.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Axure RP
2 4 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.35%) LSMW
3 2 (4.35%) Selenium
3 2 (4.35%) Ant
3 2 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.17%) Gradle
4 1 (2.17%) TestNG
4 1 (2.17%) XMLUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) HttpUnit
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Banking
1 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Designer
3 6 (13.04%) Web Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) E-Learning Developer
4 5 (10.87%) ABAP Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support Technician
6 3 (6.52%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (4.35%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Creative Designer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Graphic Designer
8 1 (2.17%) SAP Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) HTML
2 10 (21.74%) CSS
3 9 (19.57%) Web Dynpro
3 9 (19.57%) Web Services
4 8 (17.39%) SOAP
5 7 (15.22%) jQuery
5 7 (15.22%) CSS3
6 6 (13.04%) SAP Business Workflow
6 6 (13.04%) XHTML
6 6 (13.04%) XML
7 5 (10.87%) XSLT
7 5 (10.87%) Flash
7 5 (10.87%) WSDL
7 5 (10.87%) Ajax
7 5 (10.87%) Sass
8 4 (8.70%) Apache Cordova
8 4 (8.70%) HTML5
9 3 (6.52%) Apache Flex
9 3 (6.52%) .NET
10 2 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.04%) E-Learning
3 5 (10.87%) Web 2.0
3 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.87%) Open Source
4 3 (6.52%) NHS
4 3 (6.52%) User Experience
5 2 (4.35%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.17%) Animation
6 1 (2.17%) BBC
6 1 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.17%) iDTV
6 1 (2.17%) Social Media
6 1 (2.17%) iPad
6 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.17%) iPhone
6 1 (2.17%) iSeries
6 1 (2.17%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Workflow
2 5 (10.87%) iOS Development
2 5 (10.87%) OO
2 5 (10.87%) SOA
3 4 (8.70%) Migration
3 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.35%) Content Management
4 2 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Web Analytics
5 1 (2.17%) Web Development
5 1 (2.17%) Usability Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.17%) ERP
5 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
1 10 (21.74%) ABAP
2 5 (10.87%) XPath
3 4 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) SAPscript
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) VCP4
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) SAP
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Lotus
4 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.17%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Coremetrics
4 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Cognos
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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