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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 108 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Adobe 24 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.66% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 1.45% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 16
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £610 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £26.00 £11.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.02% -47.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+93.75% +6.66%
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
1233 1174 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.08% 45.61% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 577 584
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 110
Median hourly rate £15.43 £15.85 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -3.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £10.36 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Coventry -13 5 £431 -21.68%
Birmingham -15 4 £350 +3.70% 6
Worcestershire - 4 £263 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 - - 4
Shropshire - 1 £395 -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 30 (43.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 28 (40.58%) Java
2 28 (40.58%) CSS
3 27 (39.13%) HTML
4 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
5 23 (33.33%) SQL
5 23 (33.33%) SOAP
5 23 (33.33%) XML
5 23 (33.33%) REST
6 22 (31.88%) HTML5
6 22 (31.88%) Hibernate
6 22 (31.88%) Spring
6 22 (31.88%) JSON
7 20 (28.99%) RESTful
8 19 (27.54%) Java EE
8 19 (27.54%) JSP
8 19 (27.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 19 (27.54%) User Experience
9 18 (26.09%) Apache Sling
9 18 (26.09%) Apache Felix
9 18 (26.09%) Servlets
9 18 (26.09%) Web Services
9 18 (26.09%) MVC
9 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (24.64%) IBM
11 15 (21.74%) Axure RP
11 15 (21.74%) Wireframes
12 14 (20.29%) Photoshop
13 11 (15.94%) Adobe Illustrator
14 10 (14.49%) CMS

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 30 (43.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (14.49%) CMS
3 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.80%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.90%) JBoss
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 14 (20.29%) Photoshop
3 11 (15.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (10.14%) InDesign
4 7 (10.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
5 4 (5.80%) MS Office
6 3 (4.35%) InVision
6 3 (4.35%) UXPin
7 2 (2.90%) Acrobat
7 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
7 2 (2.90%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (1.45%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.35%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.80%) Google App Engine
2 4 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.90%) Big Data
2 2 (2.90%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Axure RP
2 7 (10.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (5.80%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (11.59%) Marketing
2 3 (4.35%) Automotive
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) Java Developer
3 18 (26.09%) Designer
4 13 (18.84%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (17.39%) Administrator
6 11 (15.94%) UX Designer
7 5 (7.25%) UX Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Graphic Designer
8 4 (5.80%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Java Scala Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Java Scala Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (5.80%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Lead Software Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Scala Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.58%) CSS
2 27 (39.13%) HTML
3 23 (33.33%) REST
3 23 (33.33%) SOAP
3 23 (33.33%) XML
4 22 (31.88%) Hibernate
4 22 (31.88%) HTML5
4 22 (31.88%) JSON
4 22 (31.88%) Spring
5 20 (28.99%) RESTful
6 19 (27.54%) Java EE
6 19 (27.54%) JSP
7 18 (26.09%) Apache Felix
7 18 (26.09%) Apache Sling
7 18 (26.09%) Servlets
7 18 (26.09%) Web Services
8 7 (10.14%) J2EE
9 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.80%) J2SE
9 4 (5.80%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) User Experience
2 6 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.70%) Social Media
3 4 (5.80%) Psychology
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.35%) Ergonomics
4 3 (4.35%) Statistics
4 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.90%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) SCORM
6 1 (1.45%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Linux
1 4 (5.80%) Unix
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (26.09%) MVC
2 15 (21.74%) Wireframes
3 8 (11.59%) Prototyping
3 8 (11.59%) Web Design
4 7 (10.14%) Project Management
4 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.70%) Content Management
5 6 (8.70%) UX Design
6 5 (7.25%) Information Architecture
6 5 (7.25%) Migration
6 5 (7.25%) Scrum
6 5 (7.25%) Web Development
7 4 (5.80%) BPR
7 4 (5.80%) Change Management
7 4 (5.80%) DevOps
7 4 (5.80%) Microservices
7 4 (5.80%) Open Source
7 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.80%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.58%) Java
2 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
3 23 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (5.80%) Scala
5 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) IBM
2 6 (8.70%) Google
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) webMethods
4 3 (4.35%) Tableau
5 2 (2.90%) Cognos
5 2 (2.90%) Ensighten
5 2 (2.90%) Netezza
6 1 (1.45%) SAP