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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe
England / North West
Rank 126 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Adobe 11 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.82% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 1.99% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 8
Median daily rate £270 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £334 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £47.17 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +219.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +103.38%

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
1191 1605 1416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.27% 40.96% 46.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 853 737
Median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 86 111
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £47.33 £34.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +6 10 £270 +8.00% 3
Merseyside -1 1 £188 -16.66%
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 17 (73.91%) HTML
2 15 (65.22%) CSS
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (39.13%) Photoshop
4 9 (39.13%) User Experience
5 8 (34.78%) HTML5
6 7 (30.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (30.43%) Wireframes
7 6 (26.09%) Prototyping
7 6 (26.09%) MySQL
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 5 (21.74%) PHP
8 5 (21.74%) CMS
8 5 (21.74%) LAMP
8 5 (21.74%) WordPress
8 5 (21.74%) CSS3
8 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
8 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (17.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (17.39%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
9 4 (17.39%) jQuery
9 4 (17.39%) Content Management
9 4 (17.39%) XML
10 3 (13.04%) XHTML
10 3 (13.04%) SEO
10 3 (13.04%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (13.04%) InDesign
10 3 (13.04%) Google
10 3 (13.04%) Google Analytics

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 (21.74%) CMS
1 5 (21.74%) WordPress
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Photoshop
2 7 (30.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (13.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (13.04%) InDesign
4 2 (8.70%) Fireworks
4 2 (8.70%) InVision
5 1 (4.35%) Acrobat
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) Silverpop
2 1 (4.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
2 2 (8.70%) Grunt
2 2 (8.70%) gulp
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Designer
3 5 (21.74%) MySQL Developer
3 5 (21.74%) PHP Developer
3 5 (21.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 5 (21.74%) WordPress Developer
4 4 (17.39%) UX Designer
5 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior UX Designer
6 2 (8.70%) UI Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Artworker
7 1 (4.35%) IT Trainer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Website Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) HTML
2 15 (65.22%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) HTML5
4 5 (21.74%) CSS3
4 5 (21.74%) LAMP
4 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.04%) XHTML
7 2 (8.70%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
7 2 (8.70%) Ember.js
7 2 (8.70%) Express
7 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (8.70%) LESS
7 2 (8.70%) PhoneGap
7 2 (8.70%) React
7 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 2 (8.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.70%) Fintech
2 2 (8.70%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Economics
3 1 (4.35%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Wireframes
3 6 (26.09%) Prototyping
4 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
5 4 (17.39%) Content Management
5 4 (17.39%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (13.04%) SEO
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.70%) OO
8 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.35%) Information Management
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Records Management
8 1 (4.35%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) Validation
8 1 (4.35%) Web Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Assembla
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Tableau