Period
to 15 November 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 15 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 181 169
Rank change year-on-year +40 -12 -20
Contract jobs citing Adobe 27 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.60% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 1.28% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 8
West Midlands median daily rate £494 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.67% -16.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £195 £246 £291
90th Percentile £606 £496 £508
England median daily rate £400 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.50 £26.50 £10.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.60% +159.04% -60.65%
10th Percentile £11.25 £26.25 £10.12
90th Percentile £11.75 £26.75 £10.35
England median hourly rate £35.90 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +70.95% +5.00% -36.00%

Adobe is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,824 2,414 2,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.55% 46.82% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,153 1,374 1,277
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £210 £227 £208
90th Percentile £588 £575 £569
England median daily rate £450 £450 £442
% change year-on-year - +1.75% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 130 94
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.26% +3.93% +5.17%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.87 £10.83
90th Percentile £44.96 £29.80 £46.83
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year +8.57% +0.72% +5.30%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in the West Midlands

Adobe
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in the West Midlands

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in the West Midlands

Adobe
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in the West Midlands

Adobe
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Birmingham +6 10 £350 +4.48% 7
Shropshire +48 9 £525 +41.89% 2
Warwickshire +2 3 £550 - 5
Coventry +1 3 £425 +41.67% 5
Sutton Coldfield 0 1 £148 -34.22% 1
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) CSS
3 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) Marketing
3 6 (22.22%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (18.52%) Snow
4 5 (18.52%) Software Asset Management
4 5 (18.52%) Software Licensing
4 5 (18.52%) IT Asset Management
4 5 (18.52%) Marketing Technology
4 5 (18.52%) JSON
4 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) CRM
4 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 5 (18.52%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 5 (18.52%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.81%) ISEB
5 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.81%) Legal
5 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
5 4 (14.81%) Ant
5 4 (14.81%) JUnit
5 4 (14.81%) SOAP
5 4 (14.81%) XML

Adobe
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.41%) Moodle
3 2 (7.41%) nginx
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Confluence
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (11.11%) Sketch
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (7.41%) InVision
2 2 (7.41%) Zeplin
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe XD
3 1 (3.70%) Figma
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Magento
1 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Azure
2 2 (7.41%) GitHub
2 2 (7.41%) Google Analytics
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) OneDrive
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.70%) Broadband
3 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Ant
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.81%) JUnit
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.11%) IntelliJ
3 2 (7.41%) Gatling
3 2 (7.41%) Grunt
3 2 (7.41%) gulp
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (7.41%) Sublime Text
4 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Liquibase
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (22.22%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
3 3 (11.11%) Public Sector
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Software Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Salesforce Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Software Asset Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Scala Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Licensing Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Software Licensing Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Magento Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) JSON
3 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
3 4 (14.81%) Play Framework
3 4 (14.81%) REST
3 4 (14.81%) SOAP
3 4 (14.81%) Spring
3 4 (14.81%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 3 (11.11%) EJB
4 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 3 (11.11%) J2EE
4 3 (11.11%) J2SE
4 3 (11.11%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
5 2 (7.41%) Node.js
5 2 (7.41%) Servlets
6 1 (3.70%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Marketing Technology
2 4 (14.81%) User Experience
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) e-Learning
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
4 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
3 5 (18.52%) CRM
3 5 (18.52%) IT Asset Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Service Management
3 5 (18.52%) Software Asset Management
3 5 (18.52%) Software Licensing
4 4 (14.81%) Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) Microservices
4 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) Software License Management
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) Scala
4 3 (11.11%) Apex Code
4 3 (11.11%) Groovy
4 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) BladeLogic
2 2 (7.41%) Grafana
2 2 (7.41%) Kibana
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (18.52%) Snow
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) webMethods
4 2 (7.41%) Autodesk
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Google
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) F5