The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 97 93 113
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs citing Adobe 25 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.98% 1.21% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 2.29% 2.77% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £306 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £495 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +11.76%
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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1092 973 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.77% 43.61% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 509 429
Average daily rate £330 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 78 65
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the Yorkshire region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Yorkshire region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
West Yorkshire -16 17 £225 -26.53% 3
North Yorkshire 0 5 £395 +21.53% 3
East Yorkshire - 3 £163 -
South Yorkshire - - - - 5
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 39 (72.22%) HTML
2 37 (68.52%) Photoshop
3 34 (62.96%) CSS
4 32 (59.26%) JavaScript
5 30 (55.56%) jQuery
6 24 (44.44%) Dreamweaver
7 23 (42.59%) Flash
8 21 (38.89%) XHTML
9 18 (33.33%) Marketing
10 16 (29.63%) Online Marketing
11 14 (25.93%) Web Design
12 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (18.52%) Adobe Illustrator
14 9 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 8 (14.81%) Graphic Design
15 8 (14.81%) SEO
15 8 (14.81%) Java
16 7 (12.96%) User Experience
17 6 (11.11%) SQL
17 6 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 6 (11.11%) Axure RP
18 5 (9.26%) Apache Solr
18 5 (9.26%) CSS3
18 5 (9.26%) Spring MVC
18 5 (9.26%) Spring
18 5 (9.26%) Project Management
18 5 (9.26%) MVC
18 5 (9.26%) Advertising
18 5 (9.26%) Migration
18 5 (9.26%) CMS

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 5 (9.26%) CMS
1 5 (9.26%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (68.52%) Photoshop
2 10 (18.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (7.41%) Acrobat
5 3 (5.56%) InDesign
6 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
6 2 (3.70%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (3.70%) Fireworks
6 2 (3.70%) MS Office
7 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
7 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.85%) VPN
1 1 (1.85%) SAN
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
1 1 (1.85%) DSL
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
1 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (44.44%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 6 (11.11%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (33.33%) Marketing
2 5 (9.26%) Advertising
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Designer
2 25 (46.30%) Web Designer
3 16 (29.63%) Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.26%) UI Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Digital Designer
6 4 (7.41%) User Experience Architect
6 4 (7.41%) UI Programmer
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Photoshop Designer
7 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Creative Designer
8 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) E-Learning Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Junior
9 1 (1.85%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (72.22%) HTML
2 34 (62.96%) CSS
3 30 (55.56%) jQuery
4 23 (42.59%) Flash
5 21 (38.89%) XHTML
6 5 (9.26%) Spring
6 5 (9.26%) Spring MVC
6 5 (9.26%) CSS3
7 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (7.41%) MooTools
7 4 (7.41%) JSP
8 3 (5.56%) XML
9 2 (3.70%) JSR 170
10 1 (1.85%) SAP Smart Forms
10 1 (1.85%) Web Services
10 1 (1.85%) HTML5
10 1 (1.85%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Graphic Design
2 7 (12.96%) User Experience
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) Psychology
5 2 (3.70%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
1 2 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) HPUX
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Online Marketing
2 14 (25.93%) Web Design
3 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) SEO
5 5 (9.26%) MVC
5 5 (9.26%) Project Management
5 5 (9.26%) Migration
6 4 (7.41%) Content Management
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.41%) Build Automation
6 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.70%) Time Management
7 2 (3.70%) People Management
7 2 (3.70%) Usability Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Workflow
7 2 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.81%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) ABAP
5 1 (1.85%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) MCSE
2 1 (1.85%) CCNA
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Firmware
1 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) hybris
2 2 (3.70%) Apple
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco
3 1 (1.85%) Mapinfo
3 1 (1.85%) VMware