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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 78 107 74
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -33
Contract jobs citing Adobe 51 18 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.75% 0.71% 1.98%
As % of the Vendors category 4.93% 1.79% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 12
Average daily rate
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£250 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £293
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
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UK

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
1035 1003 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.53% 39.66% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 477 518
Average daily rate £350 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 35
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £32.00 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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
Glasgow +2 20 £250 -41.17% 1
Edinburgh +10 14 £244 -41.26% 2
Aberdeen - 8 £115 -
Stirling -2 2 £325 -15.58%
Fife - 1 - -
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Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 28 (43.75%) CMS
2 25 (39.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 20 (31.25%) Content Management
4 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
4 15 (23.44%) HTML
5 14 (21.88%) CSS
6 13 (20.31%) MS Office
6 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.31%) User Experience
7 12 (18.75%) W3C
8 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
9 10 (15.63%) Photoshop
10 9 (14.06%) Java
10 9 (14.06%) E-Learning
10 9 (14.06%) Adobe Captivate
11 8 (12.50%) jQuery
11 8 (12.50%) Remedy
11 8 (12.50%) Dell
12 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Content Management
12 7 (10.94%) Social Media
12 7 (10.94%) Dreamweaver
12 7 (10.94%) HP
12 7 (10.94%) Regression Testing
12 7 (10.94%) J2EE
12 7 (10.94%) JSP
12 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (10.94%) Ajax
12 7 (10.94%) Banking
13 6 (9.38%) Adobe Illustrator
13 6 (9.38%) InDesign

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 28 (43.75%) CMS
2 25 (39.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (7.81%) WordPress
4 4 (6.25%) LiveCycle
4 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.69%) Drupal
6 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
6 2 (3.13%) JBoss
6 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.56%) IIS
7 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.56%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.56%) Lync
7 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Office
2 10 (15.63%) Photoshop
3 9 (14.06%) Adobe Captivate
4 6 (9.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (9.38%) InDesign
5 4 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
7 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.56%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.56%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Intranet
2 3 (4.69%) Internet
2 3 (4.69%) Extranet
2 3 (4.69%) WebEx
3 2 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) Ant
2 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (10.94%) Banking
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Content Editor
4 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Designer
5 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.94%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Trainer
5 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Web Editor
6 5 (7.81%) Web Content Editor
6 5 (7.81%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Web Test Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Web Designer
9 2 (3.13%) Web Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) HTML
2 14 (21.88%) CSS
3 8 (12.50%) jQuery
4 7 (10.94%) J2EE
4 7 (10.94%) JSP
4 7 (10.94%) Ajax
5 6 (9.38%) Web Services
6 5 (7.81%) HTML5
7 4 (6.25%) CSS3
7 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.13%) Sass
8 2 (3.13%) LESS
8 2 (3.13%) JPA
8 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.13%) JMS
8 2 (3.13%) Flash
8 2 (3.13%) XML
8 2 (3.13%) Struts
9 1 (1.56%) Classic ASP
9 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) User Experience
2 12 (18.75%) W3C
3 9 (14.06%) E-Learning
4 7 (10.94%) Social Media
5 2 (3.13%) Learning Management System
5 2 (3.13%) PKI
5 2 (3.13%) SCORM
6 1 (1.56%) Animation
6 1 (1.56%) Open Source
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Content Management
2 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Content Management
3 7 (10.94%) Regression Testing
3 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (6.25%) Analytics
4 4 (6.25%) Web Development
4 4 (6.25%) Scrum
4 4 (6.25%) SEO
4 4 (6.25%) SOA
5 3 (4.69%) Time Management
6 2 (3.13%) Agile Testing
6 2 (3.13%) Performance Testing
6 2 (3.13%) Load Testing
6 2 (3.13%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.56%) CRM
7 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.56%) Web Design
7 1 (1.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.06%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) SQL
4 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) C#
5 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) ISEB
3 2 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Remedy
2 8 (12.50%) Dell
3 7 (10.94%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) Google
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) NetApp
6 1 (1.56%) Alterian