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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 100 87 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing Adobe 48 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 1.14% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 2.64% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 14
Median daily rate £350 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £114 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £623 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.85 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -20.00%
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
1566 1059 1252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.44% 43.15% 50.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 543 612
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 76 87
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.94 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.44 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Birmingham 0 15 £325 - 1
Coventry -15 8 £515 +207.46% 4
Shropshire -30 5 £415 +10.66%
Warwickshire -8 3 £350 +55.55% 2
Solihull -8 1 £308 +36.66%
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 39 (54.17%) Java
2 35 (48.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 32 (44.44%) HTML
3 32 (44.44%) CSS
4 30 (41.67%) SOAP
4 30 (41.67%) XML
4 30 (41.67%) SQL
4 30 (41.67%) REST
5 29 (40.28%) Hibernate
5 29 (40.28%) Spring
6 27 (37.50%) JSON
7 26 (36.11%) JavaScript
8 23 (31.94%) HTML5
9 18 (25.00%) JSP
9 18 (25.00%) MVC
9 18 (25.00%) Java EE
10 17 (23.61%) Servlets
10 17 (23.61%) Web Services
10 17 (23.61%) RESTful
10 17 (23.61%) Apache Sling
10 17 (23.61%) Apache Felix
11 16 (22.22%) J2EE
12 15 (20.83%) Photoshop
12 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (19.44%) IBM
14 13 (18.06%) CMS
14 13 (18.06%) User Experience
15 12 (16.67%) Play Framework
15 12 (16.67%) Docker
15 12 (16.67%) DevOps

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 35 (48.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 13 (18.06%) CMS
3 12 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 10 (13.89%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (5.56%) JBoss
6 2 (2.78%) Apache
6 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Photoshop
2 12 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (11.11%) InDesign
3 8 (11.11%) MS Office
4 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (2.78%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.39%) Fireworks
7 1 (1.39%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (13.89%) Google App Engine
1 10 (13.89%) Google Cloud Platform
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) SSL
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) FTP
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.78%) Big Data
2 2 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.78%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.78%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (56.94%) Developer
2 26 (36.11%) Java Developer
3 18 (25.00%) Designer
4 13 (18.06%) Administrator
5 12 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 12 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) Java Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) Java Scala Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) Java Software Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) Lead Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Lead DevOps
6 10 (13.89%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) Lead Software Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Lead Software Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) Scala Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (44.44%) CSS
1 32 (44.44%) HTML
2 30 (41.67%) REST
2 30 (41.67%) SOAP
2 30 (41.67%) XML
3 29 (40.28%) Hibernate
3 29 (40.28%) Spring
4 27 (37.50%) JSON
5 23 (31.94%) HTML5
6 18 (25.00%) Java EE
6 18 (25.00%) JSP
7 17 (23.61%) Apache Felix
7 17 (23.61%) Apache Sling
7 17 (23.61%) RESTful
7 17 (23.61%) Servlets
7 17 (23.61%) Web Services
8 16 (22.22%) J2EE
9 12 (16.67%) J2SE
9 12 (16.67%) Play Framework
10 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) User Experience
2 6 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.56%) Graphic Design
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Social Media
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) iPhone
6 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.39%) RIA
6 1 (1.39%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Linux
1 12 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Android
2 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) MVC
2 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.67%) DevOps
3 12 (16.67%) Microservices
3 12 (16.67%) Open Source
3 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (12.50%) Content Management
5 6 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (8.33%) Web Development
5 6 (8.33%) Wireframes
6 5 (6.94%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (6.94%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) Front End Development
7 4 (5.56%) Project Management
7 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.56%) Web Design
8 3 (4.17%) Information Management
8 3 (4.17%) Typography
8 3 (4.17%) UX Design
9 2 (2.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.17%) Java
2 30 (41.67%) SQL
3 26 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.67%) Scala
5 2 (2.78%) C#
5 2 (2.78%) Haskell
6 1 (1.39%) ABAP
6 1 (1.39%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.39%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.39%) C
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) IBM
2 12 (16.67%) webMethods
3 10 (13.89%) Google
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.78%) Cognos
5 2 (2.78%) Netezza
6 1 (1.39%) Apple
6 1 (1.39%) SAP