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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 118 90 101
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs citing Adobe 11 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.78% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 1.89% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Average daily rate
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£222 £200 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.87% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £132 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £460 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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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
1252 1006 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.02% 41.42% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 483 447
Average daily rate £350 £363 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £188 £185
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 40 32 76
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -31.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Glasgow -15 6 £230 -48.88% 3
Edinburgh -9 1 £200 +8.10% 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Highlands - - - -
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Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (45.00%) User Experience
2 16 (40.00%) CSS
3 14 (35.00%) HTML
4 13 (32.50%) Photoshop
4 13 (32.50%) Finance
5 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
5 11 (27.50%) Web Services
6 10 (25.00%) OOP
6 10 (25.00%) jQuery
7 9 (22.50%) OO
7 9 (22.50%) MS Office
8 8 (20.00%) C#
8 8 (20.00%) .NET
8 8 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.00%) Ext JS
9 7 (17.50%) MVVM
9 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Blend
9 7 (17.50%) WPF
9 7 (17.50%) XAML
10 6 (15.00%) CMS
10 6 (15.00%) HTML5
11 5 (12.50%) Sencha
11 5 (12.50%) Release Management
11 5 (12.50%) Animation
11 5 (12.50%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (12.50%) Web Design
11 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (12.50%) Degree
11 5 (12.50%) Service Management

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (15.00%) CMS
2 5 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Documentum
4 1 (2.50%) FileNet
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Node.js
4 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Photoshop
2 9 (22.50%) MS Office
3 8 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (12.50%) Adobe Captivate
4 5 (12.50%) Acrobat
5 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (7.50%) InDesign
6 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.50%) RoboHelp
6 1 (2.50%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Murex MxG2000
1 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.50%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (7.50%) Hudson
2 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) JUnit
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
2 3 (7.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.50%) LSMW
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Publishing
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Designer
3 7 (17.50%) WPF Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Trainer
5 5 (12.50%) Author
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Author
6 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Digital Designer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Designer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Digital Designer
7 3 (7.50%) UI Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Web Designer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Writer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.00%) UI Programmer
9 1 (2.50%) User Experience Developer
9 1 (2.50%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) CSS
2 14 (35.00%) HTML
3 11 (27.50%) Web Services
4 10 (25.00%) jQuery
5 8 (20.00%) Ext JS
5 8 (20.00%) .NET
6 7 (17.50%) WPF
7 6 (15.00%) HTML5
8 5 (12.50%) Caliburn.Micro
8 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 5 (12.50%) Flash
9 4 (10.00%) XHTML
9 4 (10.00%) Java EE
9 4 (10.00%) Backbone.js
10 3 (7.50%) D3.js
10 3 (7.50%) Highcharts JS
10 3 (7.50%) OSGi
10 3 (7.50%) Underscore.js
10 3 (7.50%) JSTL
10 3 (7.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) User Experience
2 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.50%) E-Learning
2 5 (12.50%) Animation
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Open Source
5 1 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) OOP
2 9 (22.50%) OO
3 7 (17.50%) MVVM
4 5 (12.50%) Release Management
4 5 (12.50%) Service Management
4 5 (12.50%) ITSM
4 5 (12.50%) MVC
4 5 (12.50%) Web Design
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Content Management
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.00%) IT Governance
7 2 (5.00%) User Experience Design
8 1 (2.50%) Progressive Enhancement
8 1 (2.50%) Graceful Degradation
8 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (17.50%) XAML
4 4 (10.00%) Java
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) ABAP
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) SAPscript
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) WCAG
1 1 (2.50%) WAI
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Sencha
3 2 (5.00%) Twitter
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Sybase
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Murex
4 1 (2.50%) Reuters
4 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
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