The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 27 47 23
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Contract jobs citing Adobe 14 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.70% 0.98% 2.55%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 2.46% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Average daily rate
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£230 £250 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -29.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £250 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £250 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-18.64% -24.35%
Adobe
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
168 203 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.44% 39.73% 43.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 132 51
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the Bedfordshire region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Bedfordshire region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 9 £250 -
Dunstable +1 4 £575 +130.00%
Bedford - 3 £113 -
Adobe
East of England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 7 (46.67%) Marketing
3 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) MS Office
5 4 (26.67%) CMS
5 4 (26.67%) Web Design
5 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (26.67%) User Experience
5 4 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
6 3 (20.00%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (13.33%) Campaign Management
7 2 (13.33%) InDesign
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 1 (6.67%) CSS
8 1 (6.67%) CRM
8 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (6.67%) HTML
8 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (6.67%) SQL
8 1 (6.67%) .NET
8 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
8 1 (6.67%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) Migration
8 1 (6.67%) Use Case
8 1 (6.67%) jQuery

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (26.67%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (13.33%) InDesign
3 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 7 (46.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Campaign Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Creative Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Campaign Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Web Design
2 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
3 2 (13.33%) Campaign Management
4 1 (6.67%) API Development
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft