The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 40 53 67
Rank change year-on-year +13 +14  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.29% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 4.98% 0.77% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £475 £238 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +16.66% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 241 259 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 46.08% 45.52% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 142 191
Median daily rate £370 £300 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -23.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.37% -29.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Glasgow

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Glasgow

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 14 (77.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 14 (77.78%) User Experience
2 13 (72.22%) Photoshop
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) XAML
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) WPF
4 7 (38.89%) MVVM
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Blend
5 5 (27.78%) Front End Development
5 5 (27.78%) Wireframes
5 5 (27.78%) Prototyping
5 5 (27.78%) Web Development
5 5 (27.78%) Video Editing
5 5 (27.78%) Adobe Premiere
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Acrobat
5 5 (27.78%) OOP
5 5 (27.78%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Flash
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) Time Management
7 3 (16.67%) MySQL
7 3 (16.67%) CMS

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (72.22%) Photoshop
3 5 (27.78%) Acrobat
3 5 (27.78%) Adobe Premiere
3 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (11.11%) InDesign
4 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Designer
3 6 (33.33%) WPF Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Digital Designer
5 4 (22.22%) UI Developer
6 3 (16.67%) UI/UX Developer
6 3 (16.67%) UX Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Web Designer
8 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 1 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) SAP Trainer
8 1 (5.56%) SAP Utilities Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Trainer
8 1 (5.56%) Training Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) UI Designer
8 1 (5.56%) Web Content Designer
8 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
1 7 (38.89%) WPF
2 5 (27.78%) Flash
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Felix
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Sling
4 2 (11.11%) Java EE
4 2 (11.11%) JRuby
4 2 (11.11%) JSP
4 2 (11.11%) JSTL
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) Servlets
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) User Experience
2 5 (27.78%) Video Editing
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) MVVM
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Front End Development
2 5 (27.78%) OO
2 5 (27.78%) OOP
2 5 (27.78%) Prototyping
2 5 (27.78%) Web Development
2 5 (27.78%) Wireframes
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Content Management
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) People Management
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
1 7 (38.89%) XAML
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Groovy
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Jython
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Omniture
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.56%) Xamarin