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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe
England / West Midlands
Rank 99 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Adobe 21 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 1.06% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 2.21% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 13
Median daily rate £411 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.53% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £240 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £34.38 £11.93 £21.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.25% -43.38%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1069 1223 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.21% 48.00% 51.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 625 590
Median daily rate £400 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £550 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 31 102
Median hourly rate £16.99 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.79 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £23.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -3 12 £415 +27.69% 1
Birmingham -3 3 £400 - 4
Shropshire +25 2 £500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Worcestershire -2 1 £300 -17.52% 1
Staffordshire -7 1 £163 - 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 23 (50.00%) User Experience
1 23 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 22 (47.83%) Axure RP
3 20 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.78%) MS Visio
5 15 (32.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 14 (30.43%) Wireframes
6 14 (30.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (30.43%) Marketing
7 13 (28.26%) Social Media
8 12 (26.09%) Kanban
8 12 (26.09%) Scrum
8 12 (26.09%) Project Management
9 11 (23.91%) PRINCE2
9 11 (23.91%) Psychology
9 11 (23.91%) Usability Testing
9 11 (23.91%) Cognitive Psychology
10 10 (21.74%) Change Management
10 10 (21.74%) BPR
11 8 (17.39%) Photoshop
11 8 (17.39%) Web Design
12 7 (15.22%) Prototyping
12 7 (15.22%) Mobile App
12 7 (15.22%) CSS
13 6 (13.04%) HTML
13 6 (13.04%) IBM
13 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
13 6 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
13 6 (13.04%) Adobe Experience Manager

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 6 (13.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 16 (34.78%) MS Visio
3 14 (30.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (17.39%) Photoshop
5 5 (10.87%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (6.52%) InDesign
6 3 (6.52%) InVision
6 3 (6.52%) MS Office
6 3 (6.52%) UXPin
7 2 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (2.17%) Acrobat
8 1 (2.17%) FrameMaker
8 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (6.52%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) SSL
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.17%) MS Access
1 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Axure RP
2 15 (32.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 14 (30.43%) Marketing
2 3 (6.52%) Automotive
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Designer
3 8 (17.39%) User Researcher
3 8 (17.39%) UX Designer
4 5 (10.87%) UX Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.35%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Digital Insight Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Graphic Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.35%) UI/UX Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Email Developer
7 1 (2.17%) HTML Email Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Project Officer
7 1 (2.17%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.17%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (2.17%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) CSS
2 6 (13.04%) HTML
3 5 (10.87%) HTML5
4 4 (8.70%) JSON
5 3 (6.52%) CSS3
5 3 (6.52%) RESTful
5 3 (6.52%) XML
6 2 (4.35%) Ajax
6 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.35%) DOM
6 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.35%) jQuery
6 2 (4.35%) Node.js
6 2 (4.35%) REST
6 2 (4.35%) Sass
6 2 (4.35%) SOAP
6 2 (4.35%) Spring
7 1 (2.17%) Akka
7 1 (2.17%) Play Framework
7 1 (2.17%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 23 (50.00%) User Experience
2 13 (28.26%) Social Media
3 7 (15.22%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Infotainment
5 2 (4.35%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (30.43%) Wireframes
3 12 (26.09%) Kanban
3 12 (26.09%) Project Management
3 12 (26.09%) Scrum
4 11 (23.91%) Cognitive Psychology
4 11 (23.91%) PRINCE2
4 11 (23.91%) Psychology
4 11 (23.91%) Usability Testing
5 10 (21.74%) BPR
5 10 (21.74%) Change Management
6 8 (17.39%) Web Design
7 7 (15.22%) Prototyping
8 6 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (8.70%) Analytics
9 4 (8.70%) Information Architecture
9 4 (8.70%) UX Design
10 3 (6.52%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (6.52%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) ABAP
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) PHP
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) SAPscript
3 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) HNC
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) IBM
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Tableau
3 2 (4.35%) Ensighten
3 2 (4.35%) Google
3 2 (4.35%) Omniture
4 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) webMethods