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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 133 120 109
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing Adobe 25 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.64% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 1.39% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 9
Average daily rate £225 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £115 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £346 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £309 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.72% +1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £31.67 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.72 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -33.12%
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
1556 1514 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.06% 46.29% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 759 583
Average daily rate £383 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 101 77
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.33 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 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
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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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
Manchester -5 15 £223 -19.09% 12
Cheshire -11 4 £256 -10.86% 8
Merseyside 0 2 £225 +125.00% 3
Cumbria -1 1 £175 -
Lancashire -2 1 - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (62.30%) HTML
2 34 (55.74%) CSS
3 30 (49.18%) User Experience
4 29 (47.54%) Photoshop
5 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
6 21 (34.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (24.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (21.31%) Marketing
9 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (18.03%) CSS3
9 11 (18.03%) HTML5
10 10 (16.39%) jQuery
10 10 (16.39%) Java
10 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.75%) Web Design
12 8 (13.11%) InDesign
12 8 (13.11%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (11.48%) Finance
13 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
13 7 (11.48%) ERP
14 6 (9.84%) SCORM
14 6 (9.84%) CMS
14 6 (9.84%) Adobe Captivate
14 6 (9.84%) Usability Testing
14 6 (9.84%) Learning Management System
15 5 (8.20%) Brand Management
15 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
15 5 (8.20%) Content Management
15 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (9.84%) CMS
2 5 (8.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.28%) Drupal
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (47.54%) Photoshop
2 21 (34.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (24.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (13.11%) InDesign
5 6 (9.84%) Adobe Captivate
6 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
6 5 (8.20%) MS Office
6 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (6.56%) Acrobat
7 4 (6.56%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (3.28%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (1.64%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (1.64%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
1 2 (3.28%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.28%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.28%) Grunt
3 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 13 (21.31%) Marketing
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Games
4 3 (4.92%) Publishing
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (49.18%) Designer
2 14 (22.95%) Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Web Designer
4 11 (18.03%) UX Designer
5 8 (13.11%) UI Designer
6 7 (11.48%) HTML CSS Designer
7 6 (9.84%) Web Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Architect
8 5 (8.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (8.20%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (8.20%) HTML Developer
8 5 (8.20%) UI/UX Designer
9 3 (4.92%) Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.92%) User Experience Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Visual Designer
10 2 (3.28%) Author
10 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support
10 2 (3.28%) Support Technician
10 2 (3.28%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (62.30%) HTML
2 34 (55.74%) CSS
3 11 (18.03%) CSS3
3 11 (18.03%) HTML5
4 10 (16.39%) jQuery
5 4 (6.56%) XML
6 3 (4.92%) .NET
6 3 (4.92%) JSON
6 3 (4.92%) React
7 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.28%) Flash
7 2 (3.28%) Grails
7 2 (3.28%) REST
7 2 (3.28%) SAML
7 2 (3.28%) Sass
7 2 (3.28%) SOAP
7 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.28%) Web Services
7 2 (3.28%) XHTML
8 1 (1.64%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (49.18%) User Experience
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Learning Management System
3 6 (9.84%) SCORM
4 5 (8.20%) New Media
4 5 (8.20%) Photography
5 3 (4.92%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.28%) BYOD
6 2 (3.28%) iPad
6 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.28%) Online Games
6 2 (3.28%) Psychology
7 1 (1.64%) Animation
7 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.64%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.64%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.64%) NHS
7 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.64%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Android
1 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.75%) Web Design
3 8 (13.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
4 7 (11.48%) ERP
5 6 (9.84%) Usability Testing
6 5 (8.20%) Brand Management
6 5 (8.20%) Content Management
6 5 (8.20%) Information Architecture
6 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.56%) Analytics
7 4 (6.56%) Competitor Analysis
7 4 (6.56%) Front End Development
7 4 (6.56%) IT Asset Management
7 4 (6.56%) SEO
8 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.92%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.92%) UX Design
9 2 (3.28%) Tag Management
9 2 (3.28%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
2 10 (16.39%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) C#
3 2 (3.28%) Groovy
3 2 (3.28%) PHP
3 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Citrix
2 4 (6.56%) Infor
3 3 (4.92%) Apple
3 3 (4.92%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.28%) Altiris
4 2 (3.28%) Autodesk
4 2 (3.28%) CA
4 2 (3.28%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) IBM
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Quark
4 2 (3.28%) SAP
4 2 (3.28%) Sophos
4 2 (3.28%) Symantec
4 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Coremetrics
5 1 (1.64%) SafeCom
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