The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 94 84
Rank change year-on-year +23 -10  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 17 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.24% 0.51% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 2.72% 1.22% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 8
Median daily rate £110 £313 £241
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.80% +29.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £153 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £406 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -10.33% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £21.25 £13.34
% change year-on-year -14.11% +59.35%  

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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 626 738 689
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.83% 41.77% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 409 369
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £211 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 35
Median hourly rate £13.30 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.35% -24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.45 £45.00 £38.00
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Manchester

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in Manchester

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Manchester

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £350 -
Adobe
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 22 (53.66%) Photoshop
2 21 (51.22%) HTML
2 21 (51.22%) CSS
3 19 (46.34%) User Experience
3 19 (46.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
5 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (26.83%) CSS3
6 11 (26.83%) Front End Development
6 11 (26.83%) Wireframes
7 10 (24.39%) HTML5
7 10 (24.39%) WordPress
8 9 (21.95%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (21.95%) PHP
9 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
9 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
9 6 (14.63%) MySQL
9 6 (14.63%) LAMP
10 5 (12.20%) React
10 5 (12.20%) gulp
10 5 (12.20%) VMware
10 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
10 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (12.20%) Axure RP
10 5 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (12.20%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (12.20%) Ionic Framework
11 4 (9.76%) Grunt

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (24.39%) WordPress
2 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.88%) CMS
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.44%) Drupal
4 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
Applications
1 22 (53.66%) Photoshop
2 19 (46.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (21.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (7.32%) InDesign
4 3 (7.32%) InVision
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (2.44%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Skype
2 3 (7.32%) VoIP
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Axure RP
1 5 (12.20%) gulp
2 4 (9.76%) Grunt
3 3 (7.32%) Mocha
4 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.88%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (4.88%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (2.44%) Babel
5 1 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) webpack
General
1 4 (9.76%) Marketing
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Designer
3 10 (24.39%) UI Designer
4 8 (19.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (17.07%) Creative Designer
5 7 (17.07%) WordPress Developer
6 6 (14.63%) MySQL Developer
6 6 (14.63%) PHP Developer
6 6 (14.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 6 (14.63%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 6 (14.63%) UX Designer
7 4 (9.76%) Help Desk Officer
8 3 (7.32%) UI/UX Designer
9 2 (4.88%) Artworker
9 2 (4.88%) Creative Artworker
9 2 (4.88%) Junior
10 1 (2.44%) Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Lead Designer
10 1 (2.44%) Service Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) CSS
1 21 (51.22%) HTML
2 11 (26.83%) CSS3
3 10 (24.39%) HTML5
4 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
4 6 (14.63%) LAMP
5 5 (12.20%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (12.20%) Ionic Framework
5 5 (12.20%) React
6 4 (9.76%) jQuery
7 3 (7.32%) Chai
7 3 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (7.32%) Node.js
7 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.88%) Ember.js
8 2 (4.88%) LESS
8 2 (4.88%) PhoneGap
8 2 (4.88%) RequireJS
8 2 (4.88%) Sass
8 2 (4.88%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) User Experience
2 4 (9.76%) Fintech
2 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.32%) FMCG
3 3 (7.32%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Photography
4 1 (2.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Front End Development
2 11 (26.83%) Wireframes
3 5 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (9.76%) Prototyping
4 4 (9.76%) Web Design
5 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.32%) TDD
5 3 (7.32%) Web Development
6 2 (4.88%) OO
6 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) Typography
6 2 (4.88%) User Stories
7 1 (2.44%) DevOps
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.44%) Microservices
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Development
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.95%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) hybris
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