The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bedfordshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 47 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing Adobe 5 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.98% 3.35% 6.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.43% 7.48% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 13
Average daily rate
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£250 £330 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -7.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.22%
Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
206 107 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 40.47% 44.77% 56.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 53 98
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £431 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 10
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £22.50 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £22.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Adobe
East of England

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
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 1 August 2014. 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
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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
Dunstable -2 3 £250 -27.00%
Luton - - - - 1
Adobe
East of England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) Marketing
1 6 (54.55%) Google
1 6 (54.55%) Google Analytics
1 6 (54.55%) SiteCatalyst
1 6 (54.55%) Analytics
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Web Analytics
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Cognos
4 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (18.18%) Ceridian
4 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Flex

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Google Analytics
1 6 (54.55%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) Firebug
General
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Report Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XSLT
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Flex
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Analytics
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Web Analytics
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) WFM
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos
2 2 (18.18%) Ceridian