Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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.

Adobe Creative Suite
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 190 175
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15 0
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 8 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.32% 0.020%
As % of the Applications category 1.58% 3.43% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 6
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £350 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +211.11% -63.41%
10th Percentile £213 £144 £106
90th Percentile £413 £441 £119
England median daily rate £340 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% +29.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.23 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.65% - -
England median hourly rate £13.00 £26.50 £18.96
% change year-on-year -50.94% +39.80% -11.84%

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 507 554 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.32% 9.27% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 345 286
West Midlands median daily rate £330 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +4.48% +11.67%
10th Percentile £154 £160 £165
90th Percentile £488 £469 £488
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 45 75
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -18.92% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.02 £10.60 £10.25
90th Percentile £34.90 £32.25 £33.20
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 12 December 2017. 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
Halesowen - 3 £225 - 5
Coventry +12 2 £388 -10.04%
Birmingham -7 2 - - 1
Adobe Creative Suite
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Adobe Creative Suite.

1 8 (100.00%) Adobe
2 5 (62.50%) Photoshop
2 5 (62.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (37.50%) Web Design
3 3 (37.50%) BBC
3 3 (37.50%) Games
3 3 (37.50%) User Experience
3 3 (37.50%) Typography
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Animation
4 2 (25.00%) InDesign
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) BPR
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Social Media
5 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
5 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
5 1 (12.50%) Cognitive Psychology

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 5 (62.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (62.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) InDesign
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
1 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Designer
2 4 (50.00%) Web Designer
3 2 (25.00%) UI Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Designer
4 1 (12.50%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (12.50%) User Researcher
4 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Web UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Animation
1 3 (37.50%) BBC
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Typography
1 3 (37.50%) Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) BPR
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cognitive Psychology
3 1 (12.50%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Psychology
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Adobe