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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe
England / West Midlands
Rank 102 98 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Adobe 23 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.83% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 2.09% 1.80% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 12
Median daily rate £363 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £124 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 £11.93 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +106.89%

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
1099 1113 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.62% 46.41% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 545 543
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £211 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 42 99
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.70 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -16 12 £414 +37.91% 1
Birmingham -6 3 £265 -21.48%
Worcestershire - 2 £300 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 5
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 17 (38.64%) Axure RP
1 17 (38.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 16 (36.36%) User Experience
3 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (31.82%) Wireframes
5 13 (29.55%) CSS
6 12 (27.27%) HTML
6 12 (27.27%) IBM
6 12 (27.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (25.00%) HTML5
8 10 (22.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 10 (22.73%) RESTful
8 10 (22.73%) JSON
9 9 (20.45%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (20.45%) MVC
10 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
10 8 (18.18%) Scrum
10 8 (18.18%) Java
10 8 (18.18%) SQL
10 8 (18.18%) Photoshop
10 8 (18.18%) JSP
10 8 (18.18%) Servlets
10 8 (18.18%) SOAP
10 8 (18.18%) Web Services
10 8 (18.18%) XML
10 8 (18.18%) REST
10 8 (18.18%) Spring

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 12 (27.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 9 (20.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (18.18%) Photoshop
5 5 (11.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (6.82%) InDesign
6 3 (6.82%) InVision
6 3 (6.82%) UXPin
7 2 (4.55%) MS Office
7 2 (4.55%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (2.27%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (6.82%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MS Access
1 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Axure RP
2 10 (22.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (18.18%) Marketing
2 3 (6.82%) Automotive
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Designer
3 8 (18.18%) UX Designer
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.36%) UX Developer
7 4 (9.09%) User Researcher
8 3 (6.82%) Data Scientist
9 2 (4.55%) Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Angular Developer
9 2 (4.55%) UI Developer
9 2 (4.55%) UI/UX Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Development Manager
10 1 (2.27%) Digital Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Digital Insight Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 1 (2.27%) Scrum Master
10 1 (2.27%) Service Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) CSS
2 12 (27.27%) HTML
3 11 (25.00%) HTML5
4 10 (22.73%) JSON
4 10 (22.73%) RESTful
5 8 (18.18%) Apache Felix
5 8 (18.18%) Apache Sling
5 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 8 (18.18%) Java EE
5 8 (18.18%) JSP
5 8 (18.18%) REST
5 8 (18.18%) Servlets
5 8 (18.18%) SOAP
5 8 (18.18%) Spring
5 8 (18.18%) Web Services
5 8 (18.18%) XML
6 3 (6.82%) CSS3
7 2 (4.55%) DOM
7 2 (4.55%) Node.js
7 2 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) User Experience
2 7 (15.91%) Social Media
3 6 (13.64%) Psychology
4 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.82%) Ergonomics
5 3 (6.82%) Statistics
5 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.55%) Taxonomies
7 1 (2.27%) CMDB
7 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
7 1 (2.27%) Replication
7 1 (2.27%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (31.82%) Wireframes
3 9 (20.45%) MVC
4 8 (18.18%) Scrum
5 7 (15.91%) Kanban
5 7 (15.91%) Project Management
5 7 (15.91%) Prototyping
5 7 (15.91%) Web Design
6 6 (13.64%) BPR
6 6 (13.64%) Change Management
6 6 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.64%) Usability Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Information Architecture
7 4 (9.09%) UX Design
8 3 (6.82%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (6.82%) Human Factors
8 3 (6.82%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (6.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.18%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) ABAP
3 1 (2.27%) PHP
3 1 (2.27%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) IBM
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Tableau
4 2 (4.55%) Ensighten
4 2 (4.55%) Google
4 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.27%) Omniture