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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 111 113 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -29
Contract jobs citing Adobe 26 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 0.76% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 2.28% 1.88% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Average daily rate
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£250 £405 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.27% +70.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -26.92%
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
1138 1116 976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.54% 40.60% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 536 440
Average daily rate £350 £347 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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
Glasgow +10 15 £250 -31.03% 3
Edinburgh -2 10 £350 -13.58%
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (42.86%) CMS
2 30 (38.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 20 (25.97%) Content Management
3 20 (25.97%) HTML
4 19 (24.68%) CSS
5 18 (23.38%) User Experience
6 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (19.48%) W3C
7 15 (19.48%) Photoshop
8 14 (18.18%) MS Office
8 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
10 11 (14.29%) HTML5
11 10 (12.99%) CSS3
11 10 (12.99%) Regression Testing
11 10 (12.99%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (12.99%) InDesign
11 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (11.69%) Adobe Captivate
12 9 (11.69%) E-Learning
12 9 (11.69%) Java
13 8 (10.39%) J2EE
13 8 (10.39%) Dell
13 8 (10.39%) Remedy
13 8 (10.39%) jQuery
14 7 (9.09%) Enterprise Content Management
14 7 (9.09%) Social Media
14 7 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 7 (9.09%) HP
14 7 (9.09%) JSP

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (42.86%) CMS
2 30 (38.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (7.79%) Drupal
4 5 (6.49%) WordPress
5 4 (5.19%) LiveCycle
5 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.90%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.60%) JBoss
7 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.30%) IIS
8 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.30%) Confluence
8 1 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Photoshop
2 14 (18.18%) MS Office
3 10 (12.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (12.99%) InDesign
4 9 (11.69%) Adobe Captivate
5 7 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
8 1 (1.30%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Intranet
2 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 3 (3.90%) Extranet
2 3 (3.90%) WebEx
3 2 (2.60%) LDAP
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.60%) Ant
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.30%) Subversion
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.30%) Grunt
3 1 (1.30%) Bower
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
1 7 (9.09%) Banking
2 4 (5.19%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Designer
4 10 (12.99%) Test Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Content Editor
6 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Trainer
8 6 (7.79%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Web Content Editor
9 5 (6.49%) Web Editor
10 4 (5.19%) Digital Designer
11 3 (3.90%) Tester
11 3 (3.90%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.60%) Java Developer
12 2 (2.60%) Web Test Analyst
12 2 (2.60%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) HTML
2 19 (24.68%) CSS
3 11 (14.29%) HTML5
4 10 (12.99%) CSS3
5 8 (10.39%) J2EE
5 8 (10.39%) jQuery
6 7 (9.09%) JSP
6 7 (9.09%) Web Services
6 7 (9.09%) Ajax
7 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.60%) JPA
8 2 (2.60%) JMS
8 2 (2.60%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.60%) Sass
8 2 (2.60%) LESS
8 2 (2.60%) XML
8 2 (2.60%) Struts
9 1 (1.30%) Flash
9 1 (1.30%) Classic ASP
9 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) User Experience
2 15 (19.48%) W3C
3 9 (11.69%) E-Learning
4 7 (9.09%) Social Media
5 2 (2.60%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.60%) SCORM
5 2 (2.60%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) UNIX
2 1 (1.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Content Management
2 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (12.99%) Regression Testing
4 7 (9.09%) Enterprise Content Management
5 6 (7.79%) SEO
5 6 (7.79%) SOA
5 6 (7.79%) Web Design
6 5 (6.49%) Scrum
7 4 (5.19%) Web Development
7 4 (5.19%) Analytics
8 3 (3.90%) Time Management
8 3 (3.90%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (3.90%) Agile Testing
8 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.90%) Performance Testing
8 3 (3.90%) Load Testing
9 2 (2.60%) Test Scripting
9 2 (2.60%) Web Usability
10 1 (1.30%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
2 9 (11.69%) Java
3 3 (3.90%) SQL
4 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.30%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) ISEB
1 5 (6.49%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Dell
2 8 (10.39%) Remedy
3 7 (9.09%) HP
4 4 (5.19%) Google
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) Alterian
6 1 (1.30%) NetApp