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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 103 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Adobe 22 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.65% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% 1.33% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 9
Average daily rate £350 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £130 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £385 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.93 £30.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -40.00%
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
1194 1051 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.16% 48.77% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 538 494
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 101 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.21 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £29.00 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry - 10 £300 - 3
Birmingham -2 5 £375 +1.69% 5
Shropshire -20 2 - -
Staffordshire -8 1 - - 1
Solihull -14 1 £388 -
Worcestershire - 1 £288 - 6
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) HTML
3 11 (23.91%) Photoshop
3 11 (23.91%) CSS
3 11 (23.91%) User Experience
4 10 (21.74%) Sitecore
4 10 (21.74%) OO
4 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.39%) Java
5 8 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (17.39%) Content Management
6 7 (15.22%) Finance
6 7 (15.22%) SAP
6 7 (15.22%) HTML5
7 6 (13.04%) Confluence
7 6 (13.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (13.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (13.04%) JIRA
7 6 (13.04%) MS Office
7 6 (13.04%) Oracle
7 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) CMS
7 6 (13.04%) Scrum
7 6 (13.04%) Web Design
7 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.87%) e-Learning
8 5 (10.87%) CRM
8 5 (10.87%) SOA

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (13.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (13.04%) CMS
1 6 (13.04%) Confluence
1 6 (13.04%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Blackboard Learning System
3 2 (4.35%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) Moodle
3 2 (4.35%) Sitefinity
3 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.17%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.17%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Photoshop
2 8 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (13.04%) MS Office
4 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
5 2 (4.35%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (4.35%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (4.35%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.17%) InDesign
6 1 (2.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Tridion
2 2 (4.35%) Maximo
2 2 (4.35%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (2.17%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) HTTP
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) IntelliJ
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) JUnit
3 2 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Games
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
3 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Designer
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.70%) UI Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Web UI Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Digital Developer
5 3 (6.52%) UI Designer
5 3 (6.52%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (6.52%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) HTML
2 11 (23.91%) CSS
3 7 (15.22%) HTML5
4 4 (8.70%) Ajax
4 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.70%) Flash
4 4 (8.70%) Middleware
4 4 (8.70%) SAP PI
4 4 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (8.70%) XML
5 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.52%) Spring
6 2 (4.35%) Apache Flex
6 2 (4.35%) EJB
6 2 (4.35%) J2SE
6 2 (4.35%) JSON
6 2 (4.35%) Play Framework
6 2 (4.35%) REST
6 2 (4.35%) SOAP
6 2 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) User Experience
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Digital Media
2 5 (10.87%) e-Learning
3 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (8.70%) SCADA
3 4 (8.70%) Social Media
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) VLE
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.17%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.17%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.17%) RIA
5 1 (2.17%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) OO
3 8 (17.39%) Content Management
4 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.04%) Scrum
4 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.04%) Web Design
5 5 (10.87%) CRM
5 5 (10.87%) Front End Development
5 5 (10.87%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (10.87%) SOA
6 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Content Management
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) ActionScript
3 3 (6.52%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) Haskell
4 2 (4.35%) Scala
4 2 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) ABAP
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
1 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) Solvency II
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Sitecore
2 7 (15.22%) SAP
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) FatWire
4 4 (8.70%) Guidewire
4 4 (8.70%) HP
4 4 (8.70%) hybris
4 4 (8.70%) Interwoven
4 4 (8.70%) MuleSoft
4 4 (8.70%) Pega
5 2 (4.35%) Blackboard
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) webMethods
6 1 (2.17%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) Juniper
6 1 (2.17%) Lotus
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec
6 1 (2.17%) VMware
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