The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 112 89 88
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 24 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 1.60% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 3.35% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 5
Median daily rate £415 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+39.06% +28.00%
Adobe
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1399 1223 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.58% 47.85% 49.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 716 528
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 82
Median hourly rate £13.87 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.95% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £30.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Adobe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -3 8 £325 -5.79% 6
Shropshire -40 6 £415 +17.73%
Coventry -3 3 £463 +2.77%
Warwickshire -6 2 £425 -10.52% 1
Staffordshire +6 1 - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 23 (45.10%) HTML
2 22 (43.14%) CSS
3 21 (41.18%) Java
3 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (37.25%) Photoshop
5 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 14 (27.45%) User Experience
7 13 (25.49%) Linux
8 12 (23.53%) JSON
9 11 (21.57%) Selenium
9 11 (21.57%) Spring
9 11 (21.57%) Scala
9 11 (21.57%) Open Source
9 11 (21.57%) Microservices
9 11 (21.57%) Play Framework
9 11 (21.57%) Docker
9 11 (21.57%) DevOps
9 11 (21.57%) Puppet
9 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
9 11 (21.57%) REST
9 11 (21.57%) SOAP
9 11 (21.57%) XML
9 11 (21.57%) Unix
9 11 (21.57%) SQL
9 11 (21.57%) WebLogic
9 11 (21.57%) J2EE
9 11 (21.57%) J2SE
9 11 (21.57%) webMethods
9 11 (21.57%) Adobe Illustrator

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (21.57%) WebLogic
2 8 (15.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (11.76%) Apache
3 6 (11.76%) CMS
3 6 (11.76%) JBoss
4 5 (9.80%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.92%) WordPress
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.96%) Blackboard Learn
6 1 (1.96%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.96%) Moodle
6 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Photoshop
2 11 (21.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (13.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (7.84%) MS Office
5 2 (3.92%) InDesign
5 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
5 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.92%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.96%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.96%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (1.96%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (9.80%) Google App Engine
1 5 (9.80%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) HTTP
2 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.76%) SSL
4 2 (3.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) IMAP
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) Network Security
5 1 (1.96%) SMTP
5 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.96%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Selenium
2 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 6 (11.76%) IntelliJ
3 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.76%) JUnit
4 3 (5.88%) Axure RP
5 2 (3.92%) JIRA
5 2 (3.92%) JIRA Agile
General
1 3 (5.88%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Software Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Designer
4 7 (13.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Digital Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 6 (11.76%) UX Designer
6 5 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Java Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Java Scala Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Lead Software Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Lead Software Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Scala Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) HTML
2 22 (43.14%) CSS
3 12 (23.53%) JSON
4 11 (21.57%) Hibernate
4 11 (21.57%) J2EE
4 11 (21.57%) J2SE
4 11 (21.57%) Play Framework
4 11 (21.57%) REST
4 11 (21.57%) SOAP
4 11 (21.57%) Spring
4 11 (21.57%) XML
5 10 (19.61%) HTML5
6 6 (11.76%) EJB
7 5 (9.80%) Ajax
7 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
7 5 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (7.84%) CSS3
8 4 (7.84%) jQuery
9 3 (5.88%) Apache Flex
9 3 (5.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.92%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.92%) Learning Management System
3 2 (3.92%) Social Media
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.96%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.96%) iPhone
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) RIA
4 1 (1.96%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Unix
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Fedora
5 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 11 (21.57%) DevOps
3 11 (21.57%) Microservices
3 11 (21.57%) Open Source
4 10 (19.61%) Front End Development
5 9 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.76%) Wireframes
8 5 (9.80%) Scrum
9 4 (7.84%) Content Management
10 3 (5.88%) High Availability
10 3 (5.88%) OO
10 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.88%) SOA
10 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.88%) Web Design
10 3 (5.88%) Web Development
11 2 (3.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.57%) Scala
3 11 (21.57%) SQL
4 7 (13.73%) C#
5 6 (11.76%) Haskell
6 4 (7.84%) PHP
7 3 (5.88%) ActionScript
7 3 (5.88%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (3.92%) ABAP
9 1 (1.96%) C
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Docker
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) webMethods
2 6 (11.76%) Google
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Apple
4 2 (3.92%) Hotjar
4 2 (3.92%) Optimizely
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) Usabilla
5 1 (1.96%) Avaya
5 1 (1.96%) Blackboard
5 1 (1.96%) Capita
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) Dell
5 1 (1.96%) Lotus
5 1 (1.96%) Mitel
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.96%) Symantec
5 1 (1.96%) Veeam
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