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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 94 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Adobe 22 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 1.10% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 2.26% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £179 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.93 - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-18.64% -24.35%
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
1036 1196 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.09% 48.84% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 561 396
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 85 70
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.30 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.32 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 8 £425 +115.18% 3
Coventry +8 6 £168 -63.78% 1
Solihull +2 3 £225 -18.18% 1
Warwickshire +2 3 £350 -4.10% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 36 (57.14%) HTML
2 31 (49.21%) CSS
3 29 (46.03%) JavaScript
4 20 (31.75%) Photoshop
4 20 (31.75%) HTML5
5 16 (25.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (23.81%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (22.22%) jQuery
8 13 (20.63%) Content Management
9 12 (19.05%) CMS
10 11 (17.46%) Web Design
11 9 (14.29%) MS Office
11 9 (14.29%) JIRA
11 9 (14.29%) User Experience
11 9 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (12.70%) Confluence
12 8 (12.70%) MySQL
12 8 (12.70%) OO
12 8 (12.70%) SEO
13 7 (11.11%) XML
13 7 (11.11%) XSD
13 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 7 (11.11%) CSS3
14 6 (9.52%) Test Strategy
14 6 (9.52%) Marketing
14 6 (9.52%) Ajax
14 6 (9.52%) XHTML
14 6 (9.52%) PHP
14 6 (9.52%) WebLogic

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (25.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 12 (19.05%) CMS
3 8 (12.70%) Confluence
4 6 (9.52%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.17%) Drupal
5 2 (3.17%) WordPress
5 2 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.17%) Moodle
5 2 (3.17%) Blackboard Learning System
6 1 (1.59%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Photoshop
2 15 (23.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (14.29%) MS Office
3 9 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (9.52%) InDesign
5 2 (3.17%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (3.17%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
5 2 (3.17%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.59%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Maximo
1 1 (1.59%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Skype
2 2 (3.17%) FTP
2 2 (3.17%) Intranet
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) MySQL
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (7.94%) Axure RP
3 4 (6.35%) PhpStorm
3 4 (6.35%) Subversion
4 3 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (9.52%) Marketing
2 3 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (53.97%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Designer
3 8 (12.70%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (9.52%) MySQL Developer
4 6 (9.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 6 (9.52%) UX Designer
4 6 (9.52%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (4.76%) Graphic Designer
7 3 (4.76%) User Experience Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Web Manager
8 2 (3.17%) E-Learning Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Web Designer
8 2 (3.17%) Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.59%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (57.14%) HTML
2 31 (49.21%) CSS
3 20 (31.75%) HTML5
4 14 (22.22%) jQuery
5 7 (11.11%) CSS3
5 7 (11.11%) XML
5 7 (11.11%) XSD
6 6 (9.52%) XHTML
6 6 (9.52%) Ajax
7 4 (6.35%) .NET
7 4 (6.35%) Laravel
8 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.76%) Flash
9 2 (3.17%) Apache Flex
9 2 (3.17%) Web Services
10 1 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) Graphic Design
2 3 (4.76%) W3C
2 3 (4.76%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.17%) VLE
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
1 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
1 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.63%) Content Management
3 11 (17.46%) Web Design
4 8 (12.70%) OO
4 8 (12.70%) SEO
5 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.52%) Test Strategy
7 4 (6.35%) Analytics
7 4 (6.35%) OOP
7 4 (6.35%) MVC
8 3 (4.76%) Scrum
8 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Content Management
9 2 (3.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (3.17%) SDLC
9 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.59%) B2B
10 1 (1.59%) B2C
10 1 (1.59%) Project Management
10 1 (1.59%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.59%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.52%) PHP
3 4 (6.35%) PHP4
4 3 (4.76%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) Delphi
5 2 (3.17%) SQL
5 2 (3.17%) PHP5
6 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Symantec
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
2 4 (6.35%) VMware
2 4 (6.35%) Veeam
3 3 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (3.17%) Zend
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.17%) Omniture
4 2 (3.17%) Stellent
4 2 (3.17%) Blackboard
5 1 (1.59%) hybris
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
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