Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 159 148
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 -17
Contract jobs citing Adobe 29 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.83% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 1.84% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 18
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £281 £205 £345
90th Percentile £538 £486 £510
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.50 - £31.69
10th Percentile £11.25 - £28.87
90th Percentile £11.75 - £35.86
England median hourly rate £50.00 £22.88 £16.18
% change year-on-year +118.58% +41.38% -37.77%

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 2,053 2,340 1,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.99% 44.99% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,252 1,357 1,148
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £235 £231
90th Percentile £600 £575 £553
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 135 81
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -8.77% +25.85%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.78 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.56 £29.65 £45.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +13 15 £413 +52.78% 9
Coventry -11 5 £400 -0.25%
Shropshire +10 3 £533 -3.18% 1
Sutton Coldfield 0 1 £148 -19.02%
Wolverhampton - 1 £400 -
Warwickshire - 1 £133 - 3
Worcestershire - 1 £400 -
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 14 (48.28%) User Experience
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (27.59%) Sketch
4 7 (24.14%) Prototyping
4 7 (24.14%) Usability Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Analytics
5 6 (20.69%) InVision
6 5 (17.24%) Wireframes
6 5 (17.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (17.24%) HTML
6 5 (17.24%) CSS
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) Marketing
7 4 (13.79%) Android
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
7 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
7 4 (13.79%) Service Management
7 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (13.79%) Typography
7 4 (13.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
7 4 (13.79%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (13.79%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 3 (10.34%) Snow
8 3 (10.34%) A/B Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Heuristic Evaluation
8 3 (10.34%) Remote Testing
8 3 (10.34%) IT Asset Management

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 3 (10.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Moodle
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Sketch
2 6 (20.69%) InVision
3 5 (17.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
5 2 (6.90%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Magento
1 3 (10.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (10.34%) IaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics
3 2 (6.90%) SaaS
4 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Ant
2 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Liquibase
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (17.24%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Designer
1 13 (44.83%) UX Designer
2 8 (27.59%) UI Designer
2 8 (27.59%) UI/UX Designer
3 6 (20.69%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Mobile Designer
4 4 (13.79%) Mobile UX Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Web Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior UX Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Asset Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Magento Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Licensing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) CSS
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) Spring
3 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.90%) J2EE
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) JSON
3 2 (6.90%) REST
3 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) DOM
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) Java EE
4 1 (3.45%) JDBC
4 1 (3.45%) JPA
4 1 (3.45%) JSP
4 1 (3.45%) Servlets
4 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.45%) Struts
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.45%) Blog
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Android
1 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (24.14%) Prototyping
3 7 (24.14%) Usability Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Wireframes
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
6 4 (13.79%) Service Management
6 4 (13.79%) Typography
6 4 (13.79%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.34%) IT Asset Management
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (10.34%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (10.34%) Software License Management
7 3 (10.34%) Software Licensing
7 3 (10.34%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
1 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) BladeLogic
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Snow
3 2 (6.90%) Autodesk
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Symantec
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) ESRI
4 1 (3.45%) SAP