Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 176 168
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 +21
Contract jobs citing Adobe 50 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.88% 0.74% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.04% 1.80% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 27
North West median daily rate £438 £338 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.63% +16.38% +16.00%
10th Percentile £140 £188 £173
90th Percentile £540 £400 £375
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
North West median hourly rate - £20.00 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.61% -65.81%
England median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% -29.09% +15.79%

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 2,446 2,274 2,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.13% 40.80% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,511 1,391 1,536
North West median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £228 £225
90th Percentile £619 £625 £575
England median daily rate £454 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 151 104
North West median hourly rate £21.13 £15.86 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.23% -9.37% -18.60%
10th Percentile £13.13 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.99 £47.50 £45.05
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -5.56%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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
Cheshire +12 25 £425 +78.95% 13
Manchester +6 20 £485 +43.70% 30
Lancashire - 4 £420 - 10
Merseyside -11 1 £250 -47.37% 2
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 25 (50.00%) User Experience
2 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (34.00%) HTML
3 17 (34.00%) CSS
4 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (30.00%) Front End Development
6 14 (28.00%) Wireframes
6 14 (28.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (26.00%) Photoshop
7 13 (26.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (26.00%) Analytics
8 11 (22.00%) Finance
8 11 (22.00%) Scrum
8 11 (22.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (22.00%) HTML5
9 10 (20.00%) Prototyping
9 10 (20.00%) Java
9 10 (20.00%) JIRA
9 10 (20.00%) jQuery
10 8 (16.00%) Taxonomies
10 8 (16.00%) Ajax
10 8 (16.00%) CMS
10 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
11 7 (14.00%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (14.00%) Tag Management
11 7 (14.00%) Tealium
11 7 (14.00%) SEO
11 7 (14.00%) Banking
11 7 (14.00%) Content Management
11 7 (14.00%) Git (software)

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 11 (22.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (16.00%) CMS
3 6 (12.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) Drupal
4 1 (2.00%) Kentico
4 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (26.00%) Photoshop
3 5 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (10.00%) InDesign
3 5 (10.00%) InVision
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (6.00%) Fireworks
6 1 (2.00%) Acrobat
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.00%) Yarn
5 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.00%) npm
5 1 (2.00%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) LAN
1 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) JIRA
2 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.00%) Axure RP
3 6 (12.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (10.00%) Protractor
5 4 (8.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (8.00%) Bower
5 4 (8.00%) Maven
6 3 (6.00%) Grunt
6 3 (6.00%) gulp
6 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.00%) AdminStudio
7 2 (4.00%) Mocha
8 1 (2.00%) Ant
8 1 (2.00%) Gradle
8 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.00%) webpack
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (10.00%) Marketing
5 4 (8.00%) Legal
6 3 (6.00%) Publishing
7 2 (4.00%) Local Government
8 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Designer
2 12 (24.00%) Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (10.00%) Interaction Designer
3 5 (10.00%) UX Designer
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Designer
4 4 (8.00%) Senior UX Designer
4 4 (8.00%) UX Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Artworker
5 3 (6.00%) Content Editor
5 3 (6.00%) UI Designer
5 3 (6.00%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Packager
6 2 (4.00%) UI/UX Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (2.00%) Digital Designer
7 1 (2.00%) Digital Transformation
7 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce Architect
7 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Motion Graphics Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) CSS
1 17 (34.00%) HTML
2 11 (22.00%) HTML5
3 10 (20.00%) jQuery
4 8 (16.00%) Ajax
4 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (12.00%) CSS3
5 6 (12.00%) XML
6 5 (10.00%) React
6 5 (10.00%) RESTful
7 4 (8.00%) Handlebars
7 4 (8.00%) J2EE
7 4 (8.00%) JSP
7 4 (8.00%) Sass
7 4 (8.00%) SOAP
7 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (8.00%) Web Services
7 4 (8.00%) XSL
8 3 (6.00%) Node.js
9 2 (4.00%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 25 (50.00%) User Experience
2 8 (16.00%) Taxonomies
3 4 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.00%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 14 (28.00%) Wireframes
4 13 (26.00%) Analytics
4 13 (26.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (22.00%) Scrum
6 10 (20.00%) Prototyping
7 7 (14.00%) Content Management
7 7 (14.00%) SEO
7 7 (14.00%) Tag Management
8 5 (10.00%) Information Architecture
8 5 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.00%) User Stories
8 5 (10.00%) Web Analytics
9 4 (8.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 4 (8.00%) Customer-Centricity
9 4 (8.00%) Service Design
9 4 (8.00%) Strategic Thinking
9 4 (8.00%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) VB
4 2 (4.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Tealium
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Citrix
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
3 2 (4.00%) Ivanti
4 1 (2.00%) Facebook
4 1 (2.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) hybris
4 1 (2.00%) OpenText
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.00%) Snow
4 1 (2.00%) Twitter