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 22 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 65 52
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 11 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.66% 0.85% 2.73%
As % of the Vendors category 4.28% 1.73% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 14
Median daily rate - £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £369 £299
% change year-on-year -11.86% +23.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £17.50 £13.67
% change year-on-year -7.54% +28.01%  

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 257 346 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 38.82% 49.22% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 189 182
Median daily rate £395 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.80% +129.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 19 (82.61%) Photoshop
2 18 (78.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (60.87%) User Experience
4 13 (56.52%) MVVM
4 13 (56.52%) WPF
4 13 (56.52%) .NET
4 13 (56.52%) C#
4 13 (56.52%) XAML
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) Web Services
5 11 (47.83%) Front End Development
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Blend
6 9 (39.13%) OOP
6 9 (39.13%) OO
6 9 (39.13%) Flash
7 8 (34.78%) CSS
7 8 (34.78%) HTML
7 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
8 7 (30.43%) Finance
9 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (26.09%) MVC
10 5 (21.74%) TypeScript
10 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
10 5 (21.74%) jQuery
11 4 (17.39%) TDD
11 4 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (13.04%) Ext JS
12 3 (13.04%) CMS
12 3 (13.04%) MySQL

Adobe
Co-occurring 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 (13.04%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Photoshop
2 18 (78.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (8.70%) InDesign
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Grunt
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) WPF Developer
3 6 (26.09%) UI Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# WPF Developer
5 4 (17.39%) HTML Developer
5 4 (17.39%) UI/UX Developer
5 4 (17.39%) UX Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) SAP Trainer
8 1 (4.35%) Trainer
8 1 (4.35%) Training Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
8 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) .NET
1 13 (56.52%) WPF
2 11 (47.83%) Web Services
3 9 (39.13%) Flash
4 8 (34.78%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) HTML
5 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
5 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) Ext JS
6 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.70%) Apache Felix
7 2 (8.70%) Apache Sling
7 2 (8.70%) CSS3
7 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) JRuby
7 2 (8.70%) JSP
7 2 (8.70%) REST
7 2 (8.70%) Servlets
7 2 (8.70%) SOAP
7 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) MVVM
2 11 (47.83%) Front End Development
3 9 (39.13%) OO
3 9 (39.13%) OOP
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Content Management
6 2 (8.70%) People Management
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.35%) Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C#
1 13 (56.52%) XAML
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) TypeScript
4 2 (8.70%) Groovy
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Jython
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Perforce
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Xamarin