The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 41 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.90% 0.30% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £369 £299
% change year-on-year -11.86% +23.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.18 - -
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 Merseyside.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 129 170 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 38.86% 51.20% 54.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 86 76
Median daily rate £363 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £14.34 £51.67
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Merseyside

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Merseyside

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 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
Liverpool -2 1 - -
Adobe
North West

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
1 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 6 (42.86%) User Stories
2 5 (35.71%) Adobe Captivate
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) e-Learning
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (7.14%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
5 1 (7.14%) Sass
5 1 (7.14%) LESS
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
5 1 (7.14%) Subversion
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
5 1 (7.14%) Animation
5 1 (7.14%) Photography
5 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) WordPress
5 1 (7.14%) Visualisation

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 5 (35.71%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
1 1 (7.14%) Grunt
1 1 (7.14%) gulp
1 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
1 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (7.14%) Mocha
1 1 (7.14%) Sinon.JS
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) webpack
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Author
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Author
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Communications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Trainer
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Trainer
4 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
4 1 (7.14%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (7.14%) Chai
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (7.14%) LESS
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) React
2 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) e-Learning
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 6 (42.86%) User Stories
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (7.14%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) Infographics
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile First
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Records Management
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
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