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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 89 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Adobe 28 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.13% 1.03% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 2.65% 2.06% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 9
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £195 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.85 £27.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.90% +32.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 £27.50 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £27.50 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.92%
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
1058 1265 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.54% 49.96% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 612 455
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 100 57
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 £9.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £31.50 £28.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Shropshire - 10 £375 - 1
Coventry +2 6 £168 -63.78%
Warwickshire +5 4 £225 -38.35% 4
Birmingham -2 4 - - 4
Solihull -2 3 £225 -18.18% 3
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (52.17%) HTML
2 31 (44.93%) CSS
3 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (30.43%) HTML5
4 21 (30.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 20 (28.99%) Photoshop
6 18 (26.09%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (24.64%) Web Design
7 17 (24.64%) OO
8 16 (23.19%) JIRA
9 15 (21.74%) Confluence
10 14 (20.29%) Content Management
11 11 (15.94%) jQuery
11 11 (15.94%) CMS
12 10 (14.49%) XML
12 10 (14.49%) XSD
13 9 (13.04%) SEO
13 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
14 8 (11.59%) User Experience
14 8 (11.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 7 (10.14%) XHTML
15 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
16 6 (8.70%) WebLogic
16 6 (8.70%) MySQL
16 6 (8.70%) Oracle
16 6 (8.70%) PHP
16 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
16 6 (8.70%) InDesign
16 6 (8.70%) Skype

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (30.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 15 (21.74%) Confluence
3 11 (15.94%) CMS
4 6 (8.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.90%) Drupal
5 2 (2.90%) WordPress
6 1 (1.45%) Moodle
6 1 (1.45%) Blackboard Learning System
6 1 (1.45%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 20 (28.99%) Photoshop
2 18 (26.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (11.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (8.70%) InDesign
5 5 (7.25%) MS Office
6 3 (4.35%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (1.45%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (1.45%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
8 1 (1.45%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Maximo
1 1 (1.45%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Skype
2 2 (2.90%) FTP
2 2 (2.90%) Intranet
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) JIRA
2 4 (5.80%) Subversion
2 4 (5.80%) Axure RP
2 4 (5.80%) PhpStorm
3 1 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (7.25%) Marketing
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
2 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Developer
2 23 (33.33%) Designer
3 9 (13.04%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (8.70%) MySQL Developer
4 6 (8.70%) PHP Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 6 (8.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) UX Designer
7 3 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (4.35%) User Experience Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Graphic Designer
8 2 (2.90%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Web Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Web Designer
8 2 (2.90%) Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.17%) HTML
2 31 (44.93%) CSS
3 21 (30.43%) HTML5
4 11 (15.94%) jQuery
5 10 (14.49%) XML
5 10 (14.49%) XSD
6 7 (10.14%) XHTML
7 5 (7.25%) Flash
8 4 (5.80%) Ajax
8 4 (5.80%) CSS3
8 4 (5.80%) Laravel
9 2 (2.90%) Apache Flex
9 2 (2.90%) SAP PI
9 2 (2.90%) Middleware
9 2 (2.90%) Web Services
10 1 (1.45%) .NET
10 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) User Experience
2 3 (4.35%) W3C
2 3 (4.35%) Clustering
2 3 (4.35%) Graphic Design
3 2 (2.90%) SCADA
3 2 (2.90%) Social Media
3 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.45%) VLE
4 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
1 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
1 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
1 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.45%) Android
1 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.64%) OO
2 17 (24.64%) Web Design
3 14 (20.29%) Content Management
4 9 (13.04%) SEO
4 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
5 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.80%) OOP
6 4 (5.80%) MVC
6 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Content Management
7 3 (4.35%) Analytics
7 3 (4.35%) Scrum
8 2 (2.90%) Migration
8 2 (2.90%) CRM
8 2 (2.90%) SOA
8 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.90%) Project Management
8 2 (2.90%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.70%) PHP
3 4 (5.80%) PHP4
4 3 (4.35%) Delphi
5 2 (2.90%) PHP5
6 1 (1.45%) C#
6 1 (1.45%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.45%) Java
6 1 (1.45%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) SAP
2 3 (4.35%) hybris
3 2 (2.90%) Guidewire
3 2 (2.90%) MuleSoft
3 2 (2.90%) Stellent
3 2 (2.90%) FatWire
3 2 (2.90%) Zend
3 2 (2.90%) Pega
3 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.45%) Blackboard
4 1 (1.45%) Google
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Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago