The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 North West 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 66 112 127
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +15
Contract jobs citing Adobe 64 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.13% 0.74% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 4.80% 1.58% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 5
Average daily rate
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£340 £400 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £243 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £17.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.50 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-24.35% +11.36%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1334 1267 1577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.45% 46.80% 48.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 546 724
Average daily rate £330 £325 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 101 115
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £40.11 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
Adobe
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
Manchester +10 27 £340 +13.33% 4
Cheshire +22 23 £385 -9.94% 4
Merseyside - 12 - - 2
Lancashire -16 1 - - 3
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 45 (47.87%) HTML
1 45 (47.87%) Photoshop
2 44 (46.81%) CSS
3 37 (39.36%) HTML5
4 30 (31.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
6 26 (27.66%) jQuery
7 25 (26.60%) CSS3
8 22 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (21.28%) Orchard
10 18 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (19.15%) Marketing
10 18 (19.15%) Web Design
11 17 (18.09%) Dreamweaver
11 17 (18.09%) Adobe CQ
12 15 (15.96%) MVC
13 14 (14.89%) PHP
14 13 (13.83%) MySQL
14 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
14 13 (13.83%) RESTful
15 12 (12.77%) AngularJS
15 12 (12.77%) Jenkins
15 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
15 12 (12.77%) Java
15 12 (12.77%) Maven
16 11 (11.70%) VMware
16 11 (11.70%) OSGi
17 10 (10.64%) DevOps
17 10 (10.64%) SAP
18 9 (9.57%) .NET

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 17 (18.09%) Adobe CQ
2 8 (8.51%) WordPress
3 4 (4.26%) CMS
4 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.06%) Documentum
Applications
1 45 (47.87%) Photoshop
2 30 (31.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (7.45%) MS Office
4 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
5 2 (2.13%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (2.13%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.06%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.06%) MS Project
6 1 (1.06%) InDesign
6 1 (1.06%) Maya
6 1 (1.06%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Internet
2 3 (3.19%) DNS
3 2 (2.13%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.13%) Firewall
3 2 (2.13%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.13%) VPN
3 2 (2.13%) SSL
3 2 (2.13%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) MySQL
2 9 (9.57%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.32%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Dreamweaver
2 12 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.77%) Maven
3 3 (3.19%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.06%) Selenium
4 1 (1.06%) HttpUnit
4 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.06%) XMLUnit
4 1 (1.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.06%) Ant
4 1 (1.06%) JUnit
4 1 (1.06%) Xcode
General
1 18 (19.15%) Marketing
2 3 (3.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Retail
3 1 (1.06%) Advertising
3 1 (1.06%) Games
3 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (56.38%) Developer
2 21 (22.34%) Designer
3 19 (20.21%) Front-End Developer
4 17 (18.09%) UI Developer
5 16 (17.02%) UI Programmer
5 16 (17.02%) Web Developer
6 11 (11.70%) Architect
7 8 (8.51%) Front-End Web Developer
8 7 (7.45%) UI Designer
9 6 (6.38%) Web Designer
10 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Trainer
10 3 (3.19%) Flash Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Graphic Designer
11 2 (2.13%) IT Support Engineer
11 2 (2.13%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.13%) ActionScript Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.13%) Consultant
11 2 (2.13%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (47.87%) HTML
2 44 (46.81%) CSS
3 37 (39.36%) HTML5
4 26 (27.66%) jQuery
5 25 (26.60%) CSS3
6 13 (13.83%) RESTful
7 12 (12.77%) AngularJS
8 11 (11.70%) OSGi
9 9 (9.57%) .NET
10 6 (6.38%) XHTML
10 6 (6.38%) Sass
11 5 (5.32%) XML
12 4 (4.26%) Flash
12 4 (4.26%) Web Services
12 4 (4.26%) JSON
13 3 (3.19%) Adobe AIR
13 3 (3.19%) SOAP
13 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
13 3 (3.19%) Ajax
14 2 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.26%) Social Media
2 4 (4.26%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.19%) Open Source
3 3 (3.19%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.13%) NHS
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.06%) Animation
5 1 (1.06%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.06%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Windows
1 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
2 18 (19.15%) Web Design
3 15 (15.96%) MVC
4 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.64%) DevOps
6 9 (9.57%) Web Development
7 7 (7.45%) SEO
8 6 (6.38%) Validation
9 5 (5.32%) OO
10 4 (4.26%) Project Management
11 3 (3.19%) Time Management
11 3 (3.19%) Analytics
11 3 (3.19%) Content Management
12 2 (2.13%) RAD
12 2 (2.13%) SOA
12 2 (2.13%) Waterfall
12 2 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
13 1 (1.06%) Use Case
13 1 (1.06%) CAFM
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.89%) PHP
3 12 (12.77%) Java
4 4 (4.26%) SQL
5 3 (3.19%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.13%) Ruby
6 2 (2.13%) C#
6 2 (2.13%) VBScript
6 2 (2.13%) VB
6 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.13%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (2.13%) PHP5
6 2 (2.13%) XPath
7 1 (1.06%) Python
7 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.13%) MCSE
2 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.13%) CCNA
2 2 (2.13%) MCITP
2 2 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Orchard
2 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.70%) VMware
4 10 (10.64%) SAP
5 9 (9.57%) Citrix
5 9 (9.57%) CA
5 9 (9.57%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.57%) Symantec
5 9 (9.57%) McAfee
5 9 (9.57%) Sophos
5 9 (9.57%) Becrypt
5 9 (9.57%) Veeam
6 3 (3.19%) Sony
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco
7 2 (2.13%) HP
7 2 (2.13%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.06%) Infor
8 1 (1.06%) Facebook
8 1 (1.06%) Twitter
8 1 (1.06%) Primavera
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