The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 106 99 98
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 21 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.60% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 1.49% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate
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£405 £143 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+184.21% -52.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £121 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £189 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £21.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-26.43% +35.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1295 1008 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.47% 40.40% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 485 421
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 72
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £29.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the Scotland region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Scotland region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 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
(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
Glasgow -6 10 £363 -
Edinburgh -17 5 £405 +102.50% 3
Aberdeen +4 1 - -
Highlands - - - -
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Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (38.46%) CSS
2 14 (35.90%) HTML
3 13 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 12 (30.77%) Finance
5 11 (28.21%) Web Services
6 10 (25.64%) OOP
6 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
7 9 (23.08%) OO
7 9 (23.08%) jQuery
8 8 (20.51%) Ext JS
8 8 (20.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (20.51%) .NET
8 8 (20.51%) MS Office
8 8 (20.51%) C#
9 7 (17.95%) XAML
9 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.95%) WPF
9 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Blend
9 7 (17.95%) MVVM
10 6 (15.38%) HTML5
10 6 (15.38%) ITSM
10 6 (15.38%) Service Management
10 6 (15.38%) Flash
11 5 (12.82%) ITIL
11 5 (12.82%) MVC
11 5 (12.82%) CMS
11 5 (12.82%) Acrobat
11 5 (12.82%) Sencha
11 5 (12.82%) E-Learning
11 5 (12.82%) Release Management

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (12.82%) CMS
2 4 (10.26%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) FileNet
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.56%) Documentum
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 8 (20.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (20.51%) MS Office
3 5 (12.82%) Acrobat
3 5 (12.82%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (7.69%) InDesign
5 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
6 1 (2.56%) RoboHelp
6 1 (2.56%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Murex MxG2000
1 1 (2.56%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.56%) SAP HCM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
1 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (7.69%) JUnit
2 3 (7.69%) Hudson
2 3 (7.69%) Maven
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.56%) LSMW
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Publishing
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Designer
3 7 (17.95%) WPF Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Trainer
4 5 (12.82%) Author
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Author
5 4 (10.26%) Digital Designer
5 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Designer
6 3 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Digital Designer
6 3 (7.69%) Web Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Writer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Trainer
8 1 (2.56%) CMS Developer
8 1 (2.56%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) CSS
2 14 (35.90%) HTML
3 11 (28.21%) Web Services
4 9 (23.08%) jQuery
5 8 (20.51%) Ext JS
5 8 (20.51%) .NET
6 7 (17.95%) WPF
7 6 (15.38%) HTML5
7 6 (15.38%) Flash
8 5 (12.82%) Caliburn.Micro
8 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.26%) Backbone.js
9 4 (10.26%) Java EE
9 4 (10.26%) XHTML
10 3 (7.69%) J2EE
10 3 (7.69%) JSP
10 3 (7.69%) Servlets
10 3 (7.69%) JSTL
10 3 (7.69%) D3.js
10 3 (7.69%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) E-Learning
1 5 (12.82%) Animation
1 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
1 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) OOP
2 9 (23.08%) OO
3 7 (17.95%) MVVM
4 6 (15.38%) ITSM
4 6 (15.38%) Service Management
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 5 (12.82%) MVC
5 5 (12.82%) Release Management
5 5 (12.82%) Web Design
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) Content Management
7 2 (5.13%) User Experience Design
8 1 (2.56%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.51%) C#
3 7 (17.95%) XAML
4 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) SAPscript
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) ABAP
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Sencha
3 2 (5.13%) Twitter
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Murex
4 1 (2.56%) Reuters
4 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.56%) Sybase
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
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