The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 109 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing Adobe 19 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 1.40% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 3.00% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 6
Average daily rate £393 £373 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.36% +41.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £287 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £509 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £85.00 £12.08 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+603.49% -36.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -23.07%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1135 1099 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.67% 46.59% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 525 537
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 61
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.92 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Adobe
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +1 13 £295 -15.71% 1
Edinburgh -30 3 £408 +2.51% 2
Aberdeen - - - - 2
Dundee - - - - 1
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 12 (36.36%) Content Management
3 11 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
4 10 (30.30%) Finance
5 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 8 (24.24%) C#
6 8 (24.24%) .NET
6 8 (24.24%) CSS
7 7 (21.21%) OOP
7 7 (21.21%) Java
7 7 (21.21%) CMS
7 7 (21.21%) XAML
7 7 (21.21%) WPF
7 7 (21.21%) MVVM
8 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
8 6 (18.18%) Web Design
8 6 (18.18%) Service Management
8 6 (18.18%) ITSM
8 6 (18.18%) Photoshop
8 6 (18.18%) MS Office
8 6 (18.18%) Web Services
9 5 (15.15%) ITIL
9 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle
9 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.15%) Acrobat
9 5 (15.15%) Release Management
10 4 (12.12%) jQuery
10 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Adobe Illustrator

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
2 7 (21.21%) CMS
3 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
4 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
5 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.06%) Apache
7 1 (3.03%) ColdFusion MX
7 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
7 1 (3.03%) ColdFusion
7 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
7 1 (3.03%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Photoshop
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) Acrobat
3 4 (12.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 2 (6.06%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (6.06%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Ant
2 3 (9.09%) Maven
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) WPF Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Designer
4 4 (12.12%) Author
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Author
5 3 (9.09%) Web Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Digital Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Writer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Editor
6 2 (6.06%) Web Content Editor
6 2 (6.06%) Content Editor
6 2 (6.06%) Trainer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Trainer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) CSS
3 7 (21.21%) WPF
4 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 6 (18.18%) Web Services
5 4 (12.12%) jQuery
5 4 (12.12%) XML
6 3 (9.09%) XSLT
6 3 (9.09%) Flash
6 3 (9.09%) Spring
6 3 (9.09%) HTML5
6 3 (9.09%) JPA
6 3 (9.09%) Apache OpenJPA
6 3 (9.09%) OSGi
6 3 (9.09%) REST
7 2 (6.06%) JSF
7 2 (6.06%) Ajax
7 2 (6.06%) Struts
7 2 (6.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Social Media
2 2 (6.06%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.03%) W3C
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Animation
3 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Content Management
2 7 (21.21%) OOP
2 7 (21.21%) MVVM
3 6 (18.18%) Web Design
3 6 (18.18%) Service Management
3 6 (18.18%) ITSM
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Release Management
5 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.12%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) SEO
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.03%) Web Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) Web Development
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) XAML
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) Sybase
4 1 (3.03%) Reuters
4 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.03%) Murex
4 1 (3.03%) Facebook
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter