The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 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
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 143 137
Rank change year-on-year +27 -6  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 26 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.88% 0.59% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 1.29% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 9
Median daily rate £250 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £220 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £487 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £8.50 £27.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.51% +68.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £21.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year -14.11% +63.46%  

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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1327 1699 1687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 45.01% 45.29% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 997 856
Median daily rate £413 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +8.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 58 109
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +16.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in the North West

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in the North West

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in the North West

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Manchester +22 18 £110 -64.80% 8
Cheshire +24 4 £440 +10.00% 5
Lancashire +2 2 £250 -9.09% 3
Merseyside -3 2 £350 - 1
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 29 (45.31%) User Experience
2 28 (43.75%) HTML
2 28 (43.75%) Photoshop
2 28 (43.75%) CSS
3 24 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 17 (26.56%) Front End Development
5 17 (26.56%) CSS3
6 16 (25.00%) Wireframes
6 16 (25.00%) HTML5
7 15 (23.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (20.31%) WordPress
9 11 (17.19%) PHP
9 11 (17.19%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
10 9 (14.06%) Web Design
11 8 (12.50%) Axure RP
11 8 (12.50%) jQuery
11 8 (12.50%) MS Visio
11 8 (12.50%) User Stories
12 7 (10.94%) Apache Cordova
12 7 (10.94%) Ionic Framework
12 7 (10.94%) React
12 7 (10.94%) gulp
12 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
13 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (9.38%) Adobe Captivate
13 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
13 6 (9.38%) Windows

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 13 (20.31%) WordPress
2 5 (7.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (7.81%) CMS
2 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.13%) Drupal
4 2 (3.13%) Joomla!
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (43.75%) Photoshop
2 24 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 15 (23.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 6 (9.38%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (4.69%) InDesign
6 3 (4.69%) InVision
6 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (4.69%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.56%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (1.56%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Skype
2 3 (4.69%) VoIP
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.56%) VPN
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
3 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 7 (10.94%) gulp
3 6 (9.38%) Grunt
4 5 (7.81%) Mocha
5 4 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 4 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (6.25%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (3.13%) webpack
7 1 (1.56%) Babel
7 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.56%) JIRA
7 1 (1.56%) Maven
7 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.81%) Marketing
2 3 (4.69%) Advertising
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Developer
2 21 (32.81%) Designer
3 12 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (17.19%) UI Designer
5 9 (14.06%) UX Designer
6 7 (10.94%) Creative Designer
6 7 (10.94%) WordPress Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Author
7 6 (9.38%) MySQL Developer
7 6 (9.38%) PHP Developer
7 6 (9.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (9.38%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Technical Author
8 5 (7.81%) Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Help Desk Officer
9 4 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) UI/UX Designer
10 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Junior
11 2 (3.13%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.75%) CSS
1 28 (43.75%) HTML
2 17 (26.56%) CSS3
3 16 (25.00%) HTML5
4 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
5 8 (12.50%) jQuery
6 7 (10.94%) Apache Cordova
6 7 (10.94%) Ionic Framework
6 7 (10.94%) React
7 6 (9.38%) LAMP
7 6 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (7.81%) Chai
8 5 (7.81%) Node.js
9 4 (6.25%) Ajax
9 4 (6.25%) DOM
9 4 (6.25%) LESS
9 4 (6.25%) XHTML
9 4 (6.25%) XML
10 3 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (4.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (45.31%) User Experience
2 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.81%) e-Learning
4 4 (6.25%) Fintech
4 4 (6.25%) Web 2.0
5 3 (4.69%) FMCG
5 3 (4.69%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.13%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.13%) Photography
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Animation
7 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.56%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.56%) iPhone
7 1 (1.56%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.56%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.56%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.13%) Android
3 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.56%) Front End Development
3 16 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 11 (17.19%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (14.06%) Web Design
6 8 (12.50%) User Stories
7 6 (9.38%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (9.38%) Prototyping
7 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (7.81%) ITIL
8 5 (7.81%) SEO
8 5 (7.81%) TDD
9 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.69%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.69%) Visualisation
9 3 (4.69%) Web Development
10 2 (3.13%) Content Management
10 2 (3.13%) OO
10 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 11 (17.19%) PHP
3 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) VMware
3 1 (1.56%) hybris
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