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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 138 136 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -54
Contract jobs citing Adobe 22 14 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.38% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 0.83% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 29
Median daily rate £350 £275 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £123 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Median hourly rate £27.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £13.34 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+59.35% +2.57%
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
1696 1693 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.20% 45.52% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 856 671
Median daily rate £400 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £207 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 110 95
Median hourly rate £19.20 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.65 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Adobe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 9 £313 +29.53% 10
Cheshire 0 5 £400 +28.00% 5
Lancashire +1 4 £275 - 3
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 16 (41.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 14 (35.90%) CSS
3 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) User Experience
4 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
5 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) ERP
6 7 (17.95%) Java
6 7 (17.95%) Photoshop
6 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) Front End Development
7 6 (15.38%) HTML5
7 6 (15.38%) CSS3
7 6 (15.38%) Web Development
7 6 (15.38%) PHP
7 6 (15.38%) MS Office
7 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.82%) Degree
8 5 (12.82%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (12.82%) jQuery
8 5 (12.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (12.82%) Wireframes
9 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
9 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (10.26%) Multimedia
9 4 (10.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (10.26%) Web Design
9 4 (10.26%) Autodesk

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) Drupal
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (17.95%) Photoshop
3 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 6 (15.38%) MS Office
4 5 (12.82%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (10.26%) Acrobat
5 4 (10.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (7.69%) 3ds Max
7 1 (2.56%) Fireworks
7 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
7 1 (2.56%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (2.56%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.56%) FTP
3 1 (2.56%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.56%) MS Access
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Axure RP
2 2 (5.13%) Grunt
2 2 (5.13%) gulp
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.56%) PhpStorm
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.26%) Multimedia
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Military
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Publishing
4 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Designer
3 7 (17.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (10.26%) Digital Designer
4 4 (10.26%) HTML Developer
4 4 (10.26%) UX Designer
4 4 (10.26%) Web Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Author
5 3 (7.69%) Multimedia Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Author
6 2 (5.13%) Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Software Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Writer
6 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Visual Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) CSS
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 6 (15.38%) CSS3
2 6 (15.38%) HTML5
3 5 (12.82%) jQuery
4 4 (10.26%) Flash
5 3 (7.69%) .NET
5 3 (7.69%) Ajax
5 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
6 2 (5.13%) Web Services
6 2 (5.13%) XHTML
6 2 (5.13%) XML
7 1 (2.56%) LESS
7 1 (2.56%) Sass
7 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Copywriting
2 3 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.69%) e-Learning
2 3 (7.69%) Learning Management System
2 3 (7.69%) SCORM
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) New Media
3 2 (5.13%) NHS
3 2 (5.13%) Online Games
3 2 (5.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) ERP
2 7 (17.95%) Front End Development
3 6 (15.38%) Web Development
4 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.82%) Wireframes
5 4 (10.26%) Web Design
6 3 (7.69%) Content Management
6 3 (7.69%) CRM
6 3 (7.69%) Infographics
6 3 (7.69%) OO
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) BDD
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Coaching
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.95%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SafeCom
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Autodesk
3 2 (5.13%) Infor
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.56%) CA
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Sophos
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