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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 138 106 101
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -5
Contract jobs citing Adobe 16 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.93% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 2.14% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 8
Average daily rate
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£313 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £210 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £360 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £47.33 £14.75 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.88% -23.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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
1773 1353 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.67% 43.60% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 645 504
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 110 88
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.08 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.31% +26.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £41.01
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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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
Manchester -23 9 £350 +25.00% 16
Cheshire -7 4 £275 - 8
Lancashire +7 2 - - 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (25.00%) HTML
2 8 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (22.22%) CSS
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Photoshop
3 7 (19.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (19.44%) Adobe Captivate
4 6 (16.67%) Flash
4 6 (16.67%) Fireworks
5 5 (13.89%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (13.89%) Workflow
5 5 (13.89%) Java
5 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) SOAP
5 5 (13.89%) Web Services
5 5 (13.89%) E-Learning
6 4 (11.11%) Web Dynpro
6 4 (11.11%) Marketing
6 4 (11.11%) Degree
6 4 (11.11%) SAP
6 4 (11.11%) ABAP
6 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (11.11%) Axure RP
7 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
7 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
7 3 (8.33%) User Experience
7 3 (8.33%) SAP HR
7 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 3 (8.33%) MS Office

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (19.44%) Photoshop
2 7 (19.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (19.44%) Adobe Captivate
3 6 (16.67%) Fireworks
4 3 (8.33%) MS Office
4 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (8.33%) InDesign
5 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.78%) SPSS
6 1 (2.78%) Acrobat
6 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.78%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (2.78%) Responsys
1 1 (2.78%) SoftLayer
1 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Broadband
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (11.11%) Axure RP
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium
3 2 (5.56%) Ant
3 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) TestNG
4 1 (2.78%) XMLUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) Gradle
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) HttpUnit
General
1 4 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Designer
3 4 (11.11%) E-Learning Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Web Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Creative Designer
6 1 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.78%) User Experience Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Email Designer
6 1 (2.78%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) HTML
2 8 (22.22%) CSS
3 6 (16.67%) Flash
4 5 (13.89%) SOAP
4 5 (13.89%) Web Services
5 4 (11.11%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (8.33%) XML
7 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.56%) Ajax
7 2 (5.56%) Spring
7 2 (5.56%) Apache Flex
7 2 (5.56%) jQuery
7 2 (5.56%) XSLT
7 2 (5.56%) .NET
7 2 (5.56%) J2EE
7 2 (5.56%) XHTML
7 2 (5.56%) WSDL
7 2 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (5.56%) Sass
7 2 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) E-Learning
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Graphic Design
3 2 (5.56%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.56%) Social Media
3 2 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
4 1 (2.78%) iSeries
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) iDTV
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.78%) Animation
4 1 (2.78%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Workflow
2 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
3 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.56%) SOA
4 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (2.78%) UX Design
5 1 (2.78%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (2.78%) Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (2.78%) 3D Animation
5 1 (2.78%) Android Development
5 1 (2.78%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (2.78%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (2.78%) DevOps
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Java
1 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.11%) ABAP
3 2 (5.56%) XPath
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Lotus
5 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Coremetrics
5 1 (2.78%) TOWER Software
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