Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Adobe Creative Suite skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Adobe Creative Suite over the 6 months to 20 May 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.

Adobe Creative Suite
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 161 189
Rank change year-on-year -23 +28 -23
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 3 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.061% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Applications category 0.73% 2.76% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.69% +27.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £303 £275 £188
90th Percentile £378 £450 £419
England median daily rate £388 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £11.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% -20.37% +50.00%

Adobe Creative Suite is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 410 434 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.37% 9.97% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 243 294
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £320 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +1.19% +5.42%
10th Percentile £140 £144 £150
90th Percentile £456 £445 £488
England median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 43 38
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +28.00% -15.25%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.69 £9.83
90th Percentile £32.00 £31.30 £21.10
England median hourly rate £16.93 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.81% - +6.67%

Adobe Creative Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe Creative Suite in the West Midlands

Adobe Creative Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe Creative Suite in the West Midlands

Adobe Creative Suite
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe Creative Suite in the West Midlands

Adobe Creative Suite
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Birmingham -16 1 £325 - 4
Halesowen - 1 £375 -
Adobe Creative Suite
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Adobe Creative Suite.

1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Typography
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) BBC
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Animation
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing

Adobe Creative Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Designer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Designer
2 1 (33.33%) UI/UX Designer
2 1 (33.33%) UX Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) Innovative Thinking
1 1 (33.33%) Typography
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe