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 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Adobe 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.75% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +12.50%
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
47 51 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 41.23% 44.35% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 52
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Average hourly rate £9.50 £23.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.69% +119.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
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 29 August 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
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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
Stafford - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Adobe
West Midlands

Adobe
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) MXML
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Captivate
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Training Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
1 1 (33.33%) MXML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple