Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 147 107
Rank change year-on-year +41 -40 -23
Contract jobs citing Adobe 31 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.05% 0.45% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 1.03% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 25
Manchester median daily rate £140 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +7.69% -4.41%
10th Percentile £101 £194 £198
90th Percentile £384 £396 £550
North West median daily rate £225 £375 £323
% change year-on-year -40.00% +16.28% -5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Manchester median hourly rate £19.25 - £20.50
10th Percentile £15.48 - £12.33
90th Percentile £21.00 - £31.05
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £27.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -28.70% -38.64% +158.82%

Adobe is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1270 1546 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.91% 43.88% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 902 821
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £545 £525
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 37 65
Manchester median hourly rate £16.10 £13.60 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.39% +0.70% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.53 £9.95 £10.30
90th Percentile £34.83 £32.55 £21.95
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Adobe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 21 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 18 (58.06%) Photoshop
2 15 (48.39%) Wireframes
3 12 (38.71%) CSS
3 12 (38.71%) HTML
4 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 10 (32.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (32.26%) Photography
4 10 (32.26%) Time Management
5 9 (29.03%) Project Planning
5 9 (29.03%) 3D Graphics
5 9 (29.03%) 3ds Max
5 9 (29.03%) Texturing
5 9 (29.03%) Animation
5 9 (29.03%) 3D Modelling
5 9 (29.03%) Visualisation
5 9 (29.03%) ZBrush
5 9 (29.03%) HTML5
5 9 (29.03%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (29.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 9 (29.03%) User Experience
6 8 (25.81%) CSS3
7 7 (22.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) Web Design
8 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
8 6 (19.35%) CMS
8 6 (19.35%) Windows
9 5 (16.13%) Graphic Design
10 4 (12.90%) AngularJS

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 6 (19.35%) CMS
2 4 (12.90%) Drupal
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) WordPress
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
Applications
1 18 (58.06%) Photoshop
2 10 (32.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (29.03%) 3ds Max
3 9 (29.03%) ZBrush
4 7 (22.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (12.90%) InVision
6 3 (9.68%) Fireworks
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (9.68%) UXPin
7 1 (3.23%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.23%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Skype
2 3 (9.68%) VoIP
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Grunt
1 4 (12.90%) gulp
1 4 (12.90%) Jasmine
1 4 (12.90%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (9.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (9.68%) Mocha
2 3 (9.68%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.23%) CasperJS
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.68%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Designer
2 7 (22.58%) 3D Modeller
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (12.90%) Help Desk Officer
5 4 (12.90%) UX Designer
6 3 (9.68%) Graphic Designer
7 2 (6.45%) 3D Artist
7 2 (6.45%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Security Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) CSS
1 12 (38.71%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) HTML5
2 9 (29.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 8 (25.81%) CSS3
4 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.90%) Node.js
5 3 (9.68%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (9.68%) Chai
5 3 (9.68%) Ionic Framework
5 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 3 (9.68%) React
6 1 (3.23%) .NET
6 1 (3.23%) Ajax
6 1 (3.23%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (3.23%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Photography
2 9 (29.03%) 3D Graphics
2 9 (29.03%) Animation
2 9 (29.03%) User Experience
3 5 (16.13%) Graphic Design
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
4 3 (9.68%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (9.68%) Social Media
4 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
5 2 (6.45%) iPhone
6 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Wireframes
2 10 (32.26%) Time Management
3 9 (29.03%) 3D Modelling
3 9 (29.03%) Project Planning
3 9 (29.03%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (29.03%) Texturing
3 9 (29.03%) Visualisation
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Web Design
6 4 (12.90%) Front End Development
6 4 (12.90%) Mobile First
6 4 (12.90%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (9.68%) User Stories
8 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL
8 2 (6.45%) Service Management
9 1 (3.23%) Content Management
9 1 (3.23%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.68%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore