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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 87 114 128
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +14
Contract jobs citing Adobe 56 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.79% 0.63% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 3.95% 1.39% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 11
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -24.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +12.50%
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
1416 1297 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.33% 45.25% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 578 723
Average daily rate £338 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £214 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 105 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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 +7 24 £340 +13.33% 10
Cheshire +14 20 £400 -6.43% 2
Merseyside - 8 - -
Lancashire -10 2 - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (46.15%) Photoshop
2 40 (43.96%) HTML
3 38 (41.76%) CSS
4 33 (36.26%) HTML5
5 23 (25.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
7 21 (23.08%) CSS3
8 20 (21.98%) jQuery
8 20 (21.98%) Orchard
8 20 (21.98%) Web Design
9 19 (20.88%) Marketing
10 18 (19.78%) Dreamweaver
11 17 (18.68%) Adobe CQ
12 15 (16.48%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (16.48%) MVC
13 13 (14.29%) Java
13 13 (14.29%) AngularJS
13 13 (14.29%) RESTful
14 12 (13.19%) Jenkins
14 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
14 12 (13.19%) Maven
15 11 (12.09%) VMware
15 11 (12.09%) OSGi
16 10 (10.99%) DevOps
16 10 (10.99%) SAP
16 10 (10.99%) .NET
17 9 (9.89%) Crystal Reports
17 9 (9.89%) Symantec
17 9 (9.89%) McAfee

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (18.68%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.20%) CMS
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.10%) WordPress
4 1 (1.10%) Documentum
Applications
1 42 (46.15%) Photoshop
2 23 (25.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (7.69%) MS Office
4 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
5 2 (2.20%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.20%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.10%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.10%) Maya
6 1 (1.10%) InDesign
6 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Maximo
1 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Internet
2 3 (3.30%) DNS
3 2 (2.20%) SSL
3 2 (2.20%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.20%) VPN
3 2 (2.20%) DSL
3 2 (2.20%) Firewall
3 2 (2.20%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (6.59%) MySQL
3 5 (5.49%) InterSystems Cache
3 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (19.78%) Dreamweaver
2 12 (13.19%) Maven
2 12 (13.19%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.40%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.20%) Selenium
5 1 (1.10%) XMLUnit
5 1 (1.10%) HttpUnit
5 1 (1.10%) JIRA
5 1 (1.10%) Xcode
5 1 (1.10%) Ant
5 1 (1.10%) JUnit
5 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (20.88%) Marketing
2 4 (4.40%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Games
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (52.75%) Developer
2 21 (23.08%) Designer
3 18 (19.78%) Front-End Developer
4 17 (18.68%) UI Developer
5 16 (17.58%) UI Programmer
6 15 (16.48%) Web Developer
7 11 (12.09%) Architect
8 8 (8.79%) Front-End Web Developer
9 7 (7.69%) UI Designer
9 7 (7.69%) Web Designer
10 3 (3.30%) Flash Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Trainer
10 3 (3.30%) Consultant
11 2 (2.20%) Development Specialist
11 2 (2.20%) Desktop Support
11 2 (2.20%) Support Technician
11 2 (2.20%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) Test Consultant
11 2 (2.20%) Desktop Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.96%) HTML
2 38 (41.76%) CSS
3 33 (36.26%) HTML5
4 21 (23.08%) CSS3
5 20 (21.98%) jQuery
6 13 (14.29%) RESTful
6 13 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 11 (12.09%) OSGi
8 10 (10.99%) .NET
9 7 (7.69%) XHTML
10 5 (5.49%) XML
11 4 (4.40%) Web Services
11 4 (4.40%) Flash
12 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
12 3 (3.30%) SOAP
12 3 (3.30%) Adobe AIR
13 2 (2.20%) Sass
13 2 (2.20%) XSLT
13 2 (2.20%) WSDL
13 2 (2.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) E-Learning
1 4 (4.40%) Web 2.0
1 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.30%) Social Media
3 2 (2.20%) NHS
3 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.20%) Open Source
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.10%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Windows
1 2 (2.20%) Android
1 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.98%) Web Design
3 15 (16.48%) MVC
3 15 (16.48%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (10.99%) DevOps
5 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.59%) Validation
7 5 (5.49%) OO
7 5 (5.49%) Web Development
8 3 (3.30%) Time Management
8 3 (3.30%) SEO
8 3 (3.30%) Project Management
9 2 (2.20%) RAD
9 2 (2.20%) SOA
9 2 (2.20%) B2C
9 2 (2.20%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.20%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.20%) Analytics
10 1 (1.10%) Mobile Transformation
10 1 (1.10%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
2 13 (14.29%) Java
3 7 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (2.20%) VBScript
4 2 (2.20%) VB
4 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.20%) ActionScript
4 2 (2.20%) Ruby
4 2 (2.20%) XPath
4 2 (2.20%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (2.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.20%) MCITP
2 2 (2.20%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) MCSE
2 2 (2.20%) CCNA
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Orchard
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.09%) VMware
4 10 (10.99%) SAP
5 9 (9.89%) Citrix
5 9 (9.89%) CA
5 9 (9.89%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.89%) Symantec
5 9 (9.89%) McAfee
5 9 (9.89%) Sophos
5 9 (9.89%) Veeam
5 9 (9.89%) Becrypt
6 2 (2.20%) Interwoven
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco
6 2 (2.20%) HP
7 1 (1.10%) Kronos
7 1 (1.10%) Primavera
7 1 (1.10%) Sony
7 1 (1.10%) Perforce
7 1 (1.10%) FatWire
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