The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 29 April 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 135 83
Rank change year-on-year +45 -52  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 20 17 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.03% 0.57% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 1.25% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 25
Median daily rate £463 £356 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.82% +37.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £15.86 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -19.10% +25.00%  

Adobe is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 848 1358 1140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.76% 45.48% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 708 610
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £255 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £468 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 45 47
Median hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.64% +140.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £19.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.03 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Scotland

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in Scotland

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Scotland

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Glasgow +15 15 £475 +52.00% 1
Edinburgh +8 2 £500 +25.00% 2
Fife - 1 £138 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Adobe
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 23 (60.53%) User Experience
2 17 (44.74%) Photoshop
2 17 (44.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 14 (36.84%) HTML
4 14 (36.84%) CSS
5 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 10 (26.32%) XAML
7 10 (26.32%) C#
7 10 (26.32%) .NET
7 10 (26.32%) MVVM
7 10 (26.32%) WPF
7 10 (26.32%) Front End Development
8 9 (23.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (23.68%) Web Services
8 9 (23.68%) Finance
9 8 (21.05%) Flash
9 8 (21.05%) Java
9 8 (21.05%) HTML5
9 8 (21.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (21.05%) Wireframes
9 8 (21.05%) Prototyping
10 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (18.42%) OOP
10 7 (18.42%) OO
10 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Blend
10 7 (18.42%) Content Management
11 6 (15.79%) Web Development
11 6 (15.79%) JSP

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (23.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (13.16%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) GlassFish
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.63%) DNN
4 1 (2.63%) Drupal
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Adobe Illustrator
1 17 (44.74%) Photoshop
2 8 (21.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (13.16%) Acrobat
3 5 (13.16%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (7.89%) InDesign
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (5.26%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Bluemix
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Blend
2 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.16%) Maven
2 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) Ant
3 4 (10.53%) Axure RP
3 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 4 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.63%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Designer
3 9 (23.68%) WPF Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Digital Designer
4 5 (13.16%) UI Developer
5 4 (10.53%) UI/UX Developer
5 4 (10.53%) UX Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.26%) Visual Designer
7 2 (5.26%) Web Designer
8 1 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Content Designer
8 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior UX Designer
8 1 (2.63%) Splunk Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) CSS
1 14 (36.84%) HTML
2 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) WPF
3 9 (23.68%) Web Services
4 8 (21.05%) Flash
4 8 (21.05%) HTML5
5 6 (15.79%) CSS3
5 6 (15.79%) JSP
6 4 (10.53%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) XML
8 2 (5.26%) Apache Felix
8 2 (5.26%) Apache Sling
8 2 (5.26%) Java EE
8 2 (5.26%) JRuby
8 2 (5.26%) JSTL
8 2 (5.26%) REST
8 2 (5.26%) Servlets
8 2 (5.26%) SOAP
8 2 (5.26%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 23 (60.53%) User Experience
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Video Editing
4 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
4 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.26%) Animation
5 2 (5.26%) Graphic Design
5 2 (5.26%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.63%) Fintech
6 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Front End Development
2 10 (26.32%) MVVM
3 8 (21.05%) Prototyping
3 8 (21.05%) Wireframes
4 7 (18.42%) Content Management
4 7 (18.42%) OO
4 7 (18.42%) OOP
5 6 (15.79%) Web Development
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.16%) Time Management
7 4 (10.53%) Typography
8 3 (7.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 3 (7.89%) TDD
8 3 (7.89%) Web Design
9 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.26%) Iconography
9 2 (5.26%) MVC
9 2 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
2 10 (26.32%) C#
2 10 (26.32%) XAML
3 8 (21.05%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) PHP
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Groovy
5 2 (5.26%) Jython
6 1 (2.63%) AppleScript
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Alterian
3 2 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) Omniture
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) Xamarin