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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 52 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 3 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% 2.45% 2.02%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 4.55% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 10
Median daily rate - £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £21.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year -14.11% +63.46%  

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 285 440 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.27% 53.99% 46.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 290 219
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 25
Median hourly rate £14.22 £11.80 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.46% -39.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £12.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Grunt
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Chai
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (33.33%) React
2 2 (33.33%) webpack
2 2 (33.33%) gulp
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile First
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Babel
2 2 (33.33%) Mocha

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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Babel
1 2 (33.33%) Grunt
1 2 (33.33%) gulp
1 2 (33.33%) Mocha
1 2 (33.33%) webpack
2 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Insight Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
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%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Chai
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) React
2 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile First
1 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Omniture
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk