The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 28 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Adobe 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.60% 0.65% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.45% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£373 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £293
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
Adobe
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
87 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 46.52% 32.47% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 20
Average daily rate £375 £275 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £415 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.85% -10.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.80 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £16.40 £21.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the Staffordshire region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Staffordshire region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Tamworth - 1 £458 - 2
Adobe
West Midlands

Adobe
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (20.00%) Drupal
4 1 (20.00%) WordPress
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (60.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (20.00%) WordPress
3 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSL
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Web Design
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP