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 3 months to 26 June 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.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 98 77
Rank change year-on-year -10 -21  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 9 42 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 1.41% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 2.92% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 33 25
Median daily rate £500 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +12.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £166 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £445 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £29.00 £11.50 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +152.17% -3.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £21.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year -14.11% +63.46%  

Adobe is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 918 1438 1101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 44.91% 48.16% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 789 639
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £206 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 74
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -25.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Adobe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +11 4 £500 +20.48%
Birmingham +3 3 - - 2
Warwickshire +9 1 - - 4
Staffordshire - 1 - - 4
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe 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.

1 10 (38.46%) HTML
1 10 (38.46%) CSS
1 10 (38.46%) HTML5
1 10 (38.46%) User Experience
2 9 (34.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (30.77%) Marketing
3 8 (30.77%) XML
3 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
4 7 (26.92%) IntelliJ
4 7 (26.92%) HTTP
4 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
4 7 (26.92%) SSL
4 7 (26.92%) webMethods
4 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 7 (26.92%) EJB
4 7 (26.92%) SOAP
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) JBoss
4 7 (26.92%) Apache
4 7 (26.92%) Python
4 7 (26.92%) J2SE
4 7 (26.92%) Unix
4 7 (26.92%) JUnit
4 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
4 7 (26.92%) Java
4 7 (26.92%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) J2EE
4 7 (26.92%) JSON

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 7 (26.92%) Apache
1 7 (26.92%) JBoss
1 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
5 2 (7.69%) Acrobat
5 2 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (7.69%) FrameMaker
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (3.85%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (3.85%) AutoCAD
6 1 (3.85%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (3.85%) Notepad++
6 1 (3.85%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) HTTP
1 7 (26.92%) SSL
1 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) IntelliJ
2 7 (26.92%) JUnit
2 7 (26.92%) Selenium
3 6 (23.08%) Axure RP
4 5 (19.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (11.54%) Grunt
5 3 (11.54%) gulp
6 2 (7.69%) Babel
6 2 (7.69%) Mocha
6 2 (7.69%) webpack
7 1 (3.85%) Ant
7 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.85%) Gatling
7 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (3.85%) Sublime Text
7 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 8 (30.77%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Scala Developer
3 4 (15.38%) User Researcher
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Author
5 2 (7.69%) Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Insight Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Scala Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) UX Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) CSS
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
1 10 (38.46%) HTML5
2 8 (30.77%) XML
3 7 (26.92%) EJB
3 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
3 7 (26.92%) J2EE
3 7 (26.92%) J2SE
3 7 (26.92%) JSON
3 7 (26.92%) Play Framework
3 7 (26.92%) REST
3 7 (26.92%) SOAP
3 7 (26.92%) Spring
4 6 (23.08%) Akka
4 6 (23.08%) spray
5 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.54%) CSS3
5 3 (11.54%) Node.js
6 2 (7.69%) Sass
6 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) User Experience
2 6 (23.08%) Social Media
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
4 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
1 7 (26.92%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (26.92%) Microservices
2 7 (26.92%) Open Source
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Change Management
4 5 (19.23%) Cognitive Psychology
4 5 (19.23%) Kanban
4 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Psychology
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Usability Testing
5 4 (15.38%) BPR
5 4 (15.38%) Business Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C#
1 7 (26.92%) Java
1 7 (26.92%) Python
1 7 (26.92%) Scala
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Groovy
3 1 (3.85%) Haskell
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) HNC
2 1 (3.85%) HND
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Grafana
2 1 (3.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) webMethods
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Omniture
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
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