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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 27 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Adobe 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.60% 1.43% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 4.55% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £163 - £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+14.61% +7.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.75 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-4.85% +54.00%

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
65 44 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 38.69% 31.43% 51.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 35
Median daily rate £350 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £180 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.80 £17.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Adobe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design