Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 54 62
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 -23
Contract jobs citing Adobe 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.21% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Merseyside median daily rate - £188 -
North West median daily rate £225 £375 £323
% change year-on-year -40.00% +16.28% -5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £27.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -28.70% -38.64% +175.00%

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 Merseyside.

All Vendors
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 177 304 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 36.49% 51.88% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 158 171
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% +9.09%
10th Percentile £166 £271 £167
90th Percentile £588 £522 £513
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 10
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.75 £14.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.09% -18.06% +20.69%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.10 £13.90
90th Percentile £17.13 £19.46 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £17.75 £17.17
% change year-on-year -10.65% +3.38% +7.31%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -3 1 - - 1
Adobe
North West

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

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Mocha
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (100.00%) Grunt
1 1 (100.00%) Sinon.JS
1 1 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Ionic Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

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 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Grunt
1 1 (100.00%) gulp
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (100.00%) Mocha
1 1 (100.00%) Sinon.JS
1 1 (100.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (100.00%) Chai
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Ionic Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Platform Development
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP