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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 104 108 92
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Adobe 19 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.53% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 1.29% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Average daily rate
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£250 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £313 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £21.75 £85.00 £12.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.41% +603.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £85.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.35 £85.00 £13.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-33.12% +85.18%
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
997 1005 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.03% 40.74% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 458 458
Average daily rate £365 £358 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.95% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.00 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +2 8 £250 -37.50% 1
Aberdeen - 2 £115 - 1
Glasgow -2 1 £200 - 1
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
1 11 (39.29%) E-Learning
1 11 (39.29%) Adobe Captivate
2 9 (32.14%) MS Office
3 8 (28.57%) HTML
3 8 (28.57%) Photoshop
3 8 (28.57%) CMS
3 8 (28.57%) Banking
4 7 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (21.43%) Content Management
5 6 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (17.86%) InDesign
6 5 (17.86%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (14.29%) SCORM
7 4 (14.29%) User Experience
7 4 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (14.29%) Learning Management System
7 4 (14.29%) HTML5
7 4 (14.29%) jQuery
8 3 (10.71%) Web Development
8 3 (10.71%) Business Transformation
8 3 (10.71%) Sass
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Finance
8 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.71%) SharePoint

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 8 (28.57%) CMS
2 4 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) TeamSite
4 2 (7.14%) LiveCycle
4 2 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.57%) Drupal
5 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Adobe Captivate
2 9 (32.14%) MS Office
3 8 (28.57%) Photoshop
4 6 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (17.86%) InDesign
6 4 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
7 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
7 1 (3.57%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (3.57%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (3.57%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (3.57%) Inkscape
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Designer
2 7 (25.00%) Trainer
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) UI Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) UI Programmer
4 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.57%) UX Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) jQuery
3 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 3 (10.71%) Sass
5 2 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (3.57%) LESS
6 1 (3.57%) Flash
6 1 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) E-Learning
2 4 (14.29%) SCORM
2 4 (14.29%) Learning Management System
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) W3C
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
4 1 (3.57%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Content Management
2 3 (10.71%) Web Development
2 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) Business Transformation
3 2 (7.14%) Graceful Degradation
3 2 (7.14%) TDD
3 2 (7.14%) IT Governance
3 2 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.57%) Usability Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) UX Design
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (3.57%) Information Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Web Design
4 1 (3.57%) SEO
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) CAD
4 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) WCAG
1 2 (7.14%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Dell
2 2 (7.14%) Interwoven
2 2 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £190.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlothian
Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Stirling
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago