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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 53 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 3 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.48% 0.77% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.67% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £400 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £11.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £29.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -45.15% +84.37%  

Adobe is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 289 299 347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.02% 46.28% 45.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 159 201
Median daily rate £375 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -0.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 20
Median hourly rate £14.63 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -17.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Adobe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Birmingham

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Omniture
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management

Adobe
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Insight Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Email Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Email Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Web Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Omniture
3 1 (20.00%) LANDesk