Period
to 24 September 2018

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 6 months to 24 September 2018 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
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 163 195
Rank change year-on-year -27 +32 +3
Contract jobs citing Adobe 36 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.61% 0.82% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 1.85% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 27
North West median daily rate £425 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -33.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £183 £100 £243
90th Percentile £562 £440 £443
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
North West median hourly rate £15.25 £19.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.74% -29.63% +68.75%
England median hourly rate £28.25 £20.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year +36.14% -23.15% +86.21%

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,475 2,535 3,322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.04% 44.10% 45.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,469 1,452 1,960
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £208 £232 £269
90th Percentile £575 £600 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 152 138
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.08 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.09% -17.96% +11.36%
10th Percentile £11.21 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.00 £45.23
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Adobe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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
Manchester -40 15 £363 +158.93% 17
Cheshire -2 12 £475 +22.58% 8
Lancashire -6 8 £532 +112.80% 3
Merseyside +19 1 - - 6
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 20 (55.56%) User Experience
2 17 (47.22%) HTML
3 16 (44.44%) CSS
4 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (33.33%) Photoshop
6 11 (30.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (30.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 9 (25.00%) Axure RP
8 9 (25.00%) jQuery
8 9 (25.00%) Wireframes
9 8 (22.22%) Java
9 8 (22.22%) Scrum
10 7 (19.44%) Ajax
10 7 (19.44%) HTML5
10 7 (19.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (19.44%) Mobile App
11 6 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (16.67%) Prototyping
11 6 (16.67%) Service Design
11 6 (16.67%) Information Architecture
11 6 (16.67%) RESTful
11 6 (16.67%) Taxonomies
12 5 (13.89%) JIRA
12 5 (13.89%) UX Design
12 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (13.89%) CSS3
12 5 (13.89%) Maven

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 7 (19.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (8.33%) CMS
2 3 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 11 (30.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (11.11%) Fireworks
5 3 (8.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (8.33%) InVision
6 2 (5.56%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (5.56%) InDesign
7 1 (2.78%) Acrobat
7 1 (2.78%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Yarn
2 3 (8.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Big Data
1 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
1 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 6 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (13.89%) JIRA
3 5 (13.89%) Maven
4 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.11%) Grunt
4 4 (11.11%) gulp
4 4 (11.11%) Mocha
5 3 (8.33%) Gradle
6 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.56%) Bower
6 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.56%) Protractor
7 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Legal
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Designer
2 11 (30.56%) Developer
3 8 (22.22%) UX Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Digital Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Graphic Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Salesforce Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior UX Designer
5 2 (5.56%) UI Developer
5 2 (5.56%) UI/UX Developer
5 2 (5.56%) UX Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Digital Content Designer
6 1 (2.78%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Digital UX Designer
6 1 (2.78%) Junior WordPress Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.78%) UI Designer
6 1 (2.78%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) HTML
2 16 (44.44%) CSS
3 9 (25.00%) jQuery
4 7 (19.44%) Ajax
4 7 (19.44%) HTML5
5 6 (16.67%) RESTful
6 5 (13.89%) CSS3
7 4 (11.11%) Chai
7 4 (11.11%) Node.js
7 4 (11.11%) React
7 4 (11.11%) Sass
7 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.33%) Dropwizard
8 3 (8.33%) JSON
8 3 (8.33%) JSP
8 3 (8.33%) SOAP
8 3 (8.33%) Spring Boot
8 3 (8.33%) Vue.js
8 3 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) User Experience
2 7 (19.44%) Mobile App
3 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (16.67%) Taxonomies
4 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 3 (8.33%) Social Media
6 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.78%) Animation
6 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.78%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.78%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
1 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 8 (22.22%) Scrum
5 6 (16.67%) Information Architecture
5 6 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 6 (16.67%) Service Design
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
6 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (13.89%) UX Design
7 4 (11.11%) OO
7 4 (11.11%) Task Automation
7 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.11%) User Stories
8 3 (8.33%) Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) DevOps
8 3 (8.33%) Social Listening
8 3 (8.33%) Software Licensing
8 3 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) XenApp
2 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) IBM
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Snow
2 3 (8.33%) Tealium
3 2 (5.56%) hybris
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.78%) Sophos
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter
4 1 (2.78%) VMware