Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 155 159
Rank change year-on-year +48 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing Adobe 8 30 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.64% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 1.45% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 33
Median daily rate £345 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% -3.03% -8.33%
10th Percentile £240 £300 £206
90th Percentile £390 £486 £498
England median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -55.00% +138.10% +29.79%

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 912 2,076 2,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.14% 44.48% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 1,235 1,329
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £235
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 73 128
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +17.74% -8.82%
10th Percentile £12.15 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.38 £44.35 £29.75
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% +1.04%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Adobe as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Adobe in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Adobe in the West Midlands

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe in the West Midlands

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Adobe in the West Midlands.

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 7 July 2020. 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
Coventry +28 2 £380 -5.00%
Staffordshire - 2 £225 -
Birmingham +20 1 - -
Warwickshire +10 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 4 (50.00%) Sketch
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe XD
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (25.00%) InVision
4 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (25.00%) Figma
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Postgraduate
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) Games

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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Moodle
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Sketch
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe XD
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (25.00%) Figma
3 2 (25.00%) InVision
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (12.50%) Camtasia
4 1 (12.50%) MadCap Flare
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Designer
1 4 (50.00%) UX Designer
2 2 (25.00%) UI Designer
2 2 (25.00%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Author
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) e-Learning Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Framer.js
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) SCADA
2 1 (12.50%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (25.00%) Service Design
4 1 (12.50%) API Development
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (12.50%) Content Development
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Instructional Design
4 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
4 1 (12.50%) Project Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Avaya
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft