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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 110 116 98
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing Adobe 21 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 0.26% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 0.74% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate £319 £258 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% -35.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £85.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -40.00%
Adobe
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
1053 948 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.33% 35.84% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 506 401
Average daily rate £375 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 31
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +77.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £48.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 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
Edinburgh -4 14 £319 +23.78% 5
Glasgow - 5 £238 - 2
Stirling +4 1 £450 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) User Experience
2 14 (35.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 13 (33.33%) HTML
3 13 (33.33%) CSS
4 10 (25.64%) Finance
5 9 (23.08%) HTML5
6 8 (20.51%) Pega
6 8 (20.51%) JIRA
6 8 (20.51%) Docker
6 8 (20.51%) N-Tier
6 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.95%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (17.95%) Photoshop
8 6 (15.38%) CSS3
9 5 (12.82%) Degree
10 4 (10.26%) Graphic Design
10 4 (10.26%) Axure RP
10 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (10.26%) Web Design
10 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.26%) CMS
11 3 (7.69%) e-Learning
11 3 (7.69%) Project Management
11 3 (7.69%) InDesign
11 3 (7.69%) MS Office
11 3 (7.69%) Windows
11 3 (7.69%) Flash
11 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.69%) Analytics

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (10.26%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) Drupal
3 2 (5.13%) WordPress
4 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (17.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (17.95%) Photoshop
3 3 (7.69%) InDesign
3 3 (7.69%) MS Office
4 2 (5.13%) Edge Animate
5 1 (2.56%) Acrobat
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) Axure RP
3 2 (5.13%) Ant
3 2 (5.13%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) Maven
3 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Law
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Designer
1 9 (23.08%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.38%) UX Designer
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) User Experience Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) UX Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) User Experience Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) UX Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Content Editor
6 2 (5.13%) Graphic Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Interactive Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Photoshop Designer
6 2 (5.13%) UI Designer
6 2 (5.13%) UI/UX Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) CSS
1 13 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (23.08%) HTML5
3 6 (15.38%) CSS3
4 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.69%) Flash
5 3 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.13%) JSR 170
6 2 (5.13%) RESTful
6 2 (5.13%) Sass
6 2 (5.13%) Spring
6 2 (5.13%) Web Services
7 1 (2.56%) .NET
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.56%) Kendo UI
7 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) User Experience
2 8 (20.51%) N-Tier
3 4 (10.26%) Graphic Design
4 3 (7.69%) e-Learning
4 3 (7.69%) Social Media
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Digital Media
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (10.26%) Web Design
2 3 (7.69%) Analytics
2 3 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (5.13%) Build Automation
3 2 (5.13%) Content Management
3 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (5.13%) Front End Development
3 2 (5.13%) SEO
3 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.13%) TDD
3 2 (5.13%) Time Management
3 2 (5.13%) UX Design
3 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
3 2 (5.13%) Web Development
4 1 (2.56%) CRM
4 1 (2.56%) MVC
4 1 (2.56%) Process Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Xsan
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Pega
2 2 (5.13%) Apple
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Twitter
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) Ensighten
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Motorola