Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Adobe over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Adobe
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 81 70
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 -1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 6 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.38% 1.31% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 2.63% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 8
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -13.33% +78.57%
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £10.23 - £11.93
10th Percentile £10.12 - £10.96
90th Percentile £10.35 - £12.89
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.23 £26.00 £11.93
% change year-on-year -60.65% +118.03% -56.64%

Adobe is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 672 760 645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.99% 49.61% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 454 336
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £575 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 39
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.10 £10.60 £10.60
90th Percentile £20.88 £20.70 £34.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year +6.90% -8.37% +2.10%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Adobe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in Birmingham

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Adobe in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Birmingham

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 5 (83.33%) Photoshop
1 5 (83.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Material Design
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 2 (33.33%) UXPin
3 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) InDesign
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (16.67%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (83.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) InDesign
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) UXPin
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Captivate
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (16.67%) Babel
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) gulp
2 1 (16.67%) Mocha
2 1 (16.67%) webpack
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) HR Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Material Design
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Chai
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (16.67%) React
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
1 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle