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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 116 116 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing Adobe 20 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.55% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 1.26% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £405 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +102.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £417 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.92%
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
1169 1192 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.64% 43.52% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 593 483
Average daily rate £354 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £38.80 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Edinburgh -5 12 £400 -1.23% 3
Glasgow +4 7 £250 -21.69% 4
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (49.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 30 (46.15%) CMS
3 18 (27.69%) Content Management
3 18 (27.69%) HTML
3 18 (27.69%) CSS
3 18 (27.69%) User Experience
4 15 (23.08%) W3C
4 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
6 12 (18.46%) Photoshop
7 10 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (15.38%) HTML5
8 9 (13.85%) CSS3
8 9 (13.85%) Java
9 8 (12.31%) J2EE
9 8 (12.31%) MS Office
9 8 (12.31%) jQuery
9 8 (12.31%) Finance
9 8 (12.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Content Management
10 7 (10.77%) Social Media
10 7 (10.77%) InDesign
10 7 (10.77%) Ajax
10 7 (10.77%) JSP
10 7 (10.77%) Web Services
10 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
11 6 (9.23%) SOA
11 6 (9.23%) HP
11 6 (9.23%) Dell

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (49.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 30 (46.15%) CMS
3 5 (7.69%) Drupal
3 5 (7.69%) WordPress
4 3 (4.62%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.08%) JBoss
5 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.08%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.54%) Confluence
6 1 (1.54%) Lync
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Photoshop
2 8 (12.31%) MS Office
2 8 (12.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (10.77%) InDesign
4 4 (6.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.54%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Intranet
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) Extranet
2 2 (3.08%) LDAP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) JIRA
2 3 (4.62%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (3.08%) Ant
4 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.54%) Grunt
4 1 (1.54%) Bower
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Content Editor
4 8 (12.31%) Designer
4 8 (12.31%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Web Editor
6 4 (6.15%) Web Content Editor
6 4 (6.15%) Digital Designer
7 3 (4.62%) Tester
7 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) HTML
1 18 (27.69%) CSS
2 10 (15.38%) HTML5
3 9 (13.85%) CSS3
4 8 (12.31%) J2EE
4 8 (12.31%) jQuery
5 7 (10.77%) JSP
5 7 (10.77%) Web Services
5 7 (10.77%) Ajax
6 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.08%) JPA
7 2 (3.08%) JMS
7 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.08%) Sass
7 2 (3.08%) LESS
7 2 (3.08%) XML
7 2 (3.08%) Struts
8 1 (1.54%) Flash
8 1 (1.54%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) User Experience
2 15 (23.08%) W3C
3 7 (10.77%) Social Media
4 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.54%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) UNIX
2 1 (1.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Content Management
2 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Content Management
5 6 (9.23%) SEO
5 6 (9.23%) SOA
5 6 (9.23%) Web Design
6 5 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (6.15%) Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.62%) Agile Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Time Management
8 3 (4.62%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Load Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Web Development
9 2 (3.08%) Process Management
9 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.08%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.08%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
2 9 (13.85%) Java
3 3 (4.62%) SQL
4 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.54%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) ISEB
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) HP
2 6 (9.23%) Dell
2 6 (9.23%) Remedy
3 4 (6.15%) Google
4 3 (4.62%) Pega
5 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) Alterian
6 1 (1.54%) NetApp
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