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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 143 135
Rank change year-on-year +50 -8  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 39 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.51% 0.44% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 3.55% 1.02% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 5
Median daily rate £300 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £303 £319
% change year-on-year +15.51% -4.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.18 £47.33 £47.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.81% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £22.27 £45.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.87 £47.33 £51.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -46.06% +87.50%  

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 1098 1662 1672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.49% 43.20% 45.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 921 812
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 107 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.47 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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 28 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 28 March 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 +32 25 £300 +33.33% 17
Merseyside +12 12 £290 +28.88% 1
Lancashire +21 2 - - 1
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 21 (46.67%) Photoshop
2 18 (40.00%) CSS
2 18 (40.00%) HTML
3 16 (35.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (33.33%) User Experience
5 10 (22.22%) WordPress
5 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 9 (20.00%) PHP
6 9 (20.00%) MySQL
7 8 (17.78%) Front End Development
7 8 (17.78%) LAMP
7 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.78%) Wireframes
8 7 (15.56%) HTML5
8 7 (15.56%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (13.33%) CSS3
9 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
9 6 (13.33%) User Stories
9 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
10 5 (11.11%) e-Learning
10 5 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (11.11%) Marketing
10 5 (11.11%) jQuery
11 4 (8.89%) Axure RP
11 4 (8.89%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (8.89%) Ionic Framework
11 4 (8.89%) ITIL
11 4 (8.89%) Fintech
12 3 (6.67%) SEO

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 10 (22.22%) WordPress
2 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (46.67%) Photoshop
2 16 (35.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (15.56%) Adobe Captivate
4 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
5 5 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (6.67%) InDesign
7 2 (4.44%) InVision
8 1 (2.22%) Acrobat
8 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
8 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Axure RP
2 3 (6.67%) Grunt
2 3 (6.67%) gulp
3 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Mocha
3 1 (2.22%) Sinon.JS
General
1 5 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Advertising
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Designer
3 9 (20.00%) UI Designer
4 8 (17.78%) MySQL Developer
4 8 (17.78%) PHP Developer
4 8 (17.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 8 (17.78%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 8 (17.78%) WordPress Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Creative Designer
6 6 (13.33%) Author
6 6 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (13.33%) Technical Author
7 4 (8.89%) Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Artworker
8 3 (6.67%) Creative Artworker
9 2 (4.44%) Change Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) IT Trainer
9 2 (4.44%) Trainer
9 2 (4.44%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) CSS
1 18 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (17.78%) LAMP
3 7 (15.56%) HTML5
4 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (13.33%) CSS3
5 5 (11.11%) jQuery
6 4 (8.89%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (8.89%) Ionic Framework
7 3 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (6.67%) LESS
7 3 (6.67%) React
7 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
8 2 (4.44%) Ember.js
8 2 (4.44%) Express
8 2 (4.44%) JSON
8 2 (4.44%) PhoneGap
8 2 (4.44%) RequireJS
8 2 (4.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) User Experience
2 5 (11.11%) e-Learning
3 4 (8.89%) Fintech
4 3 (6.67%) FMCG
5 1 (2.22%) Animation
5 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.22%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (2.22%) Photography
5 1 (2.22%) SCORM
5 1 (2.22%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (17.78%) Front End Development
1 8 (17.78%) Wireframes
2 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (13.33%) User Stories
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (6.67%) SEO
4 3 (6.67%) Web Design
5 2 (4.44%) Analytics
5 2 (4.44%) Content Management
5 2 (4.44%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (4.44%) OO
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Prototyping
5 2 (4.44%) Records Management
5 2 (4.44%) Typography
5 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.22%) A/B Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) Google
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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