The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 29 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.

Adobe
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 78 65
Contract jobs citing Adobe 0 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.50% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.07% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £314 £306
% change year-on-year +11.37% +2.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -46.06% +87.50%  

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 Cheshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 238 469 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 44.16% 46.67% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 263 217
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 22
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +12.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.14 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Cheshire

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript