The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 96 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 29 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 1.22% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 2.54% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 3
Average daily rate
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£378 £335 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.68% +91.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £302 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £25.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-41.00% +138.09%
Adobe
South East

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1243 1262 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.97% 47.97% 48.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 607 401
Average daily rate £375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 65 70
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
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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
Bracknell +3 8 £378 -5.62%
Maidenhead +6 4 £288 - 1
Reading +6 1 £225 -13.46%
Slough -8 1 - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Adobe
South East

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 26 (48.15%) Photoshop
2 24 (44.44%) HTML
3 21 (38.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (31.48%) CSS
5 16 (29.63%) User Experience
6 14 (25.93%) DNS
7 12 (22.22%) Java
8 11 (20.37%) Marketing
9 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
9 10 (18.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (18.52%) Analytics
9 10 (18.52%) Adobe CQ
10 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 9 (16.67%) Flash
10 9 (16.67%) InDesign
11 8 (14.81%) Web Analytics
11 8 (14.81%) WebSphere
11 8 (14.81%) Dreamweaver
11 8 (14.81%) Linux
11 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
11 8 (14.81%) OmniGraffle
11 8 (14.81%) Axure RP
12 7 (12.96%) vSphere
12 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (12.96%) MS Visio
12 7 (12.96%) IBM Notes
12 7 (12.96%) Lotus Domino
12 7 (12.96%) Windows
12 7 (12.96%) IIS
12 7 (12.96%) JavaScript

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 10 (18.52%) Adobe CQ
2 8 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 7 (12.96%) IBM Notes
3 7 (12.96%) Lotus Domino
3 7 (12.96%) IIS
3 7 (12.96%) GlassFish
4 6 (11.11%) CMS
4 6 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (11.11%) Apache
5 3 (5.56%) LiveCycle
5 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.85%) Confluence
6 1 (1.85%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) WordPress
6 1 (1.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 26 (48.15%) Photoshop
2 21 (38.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (18.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (16.67%) InDesign
5 8 (14.81%) OmniGraffle
6 7 (12.96%) MS Visio
7 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
8 2 (3.70%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (1.85%) MS Office
9 1 (1.85%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Google Analytics
1 6 (11.11%) WebTrends
1 6 (11.11%) Optimost
2 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) DNS
2 6 (11.11%) HTTP
2 6 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Dreamweaver
1 8 (14.81%) Axure RP
2 6 (11.11%) Introscope
3 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 11 (20.37%) Marketing
2 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.26%) Interactive Media
4 4 (7.41%) Retail
5 2 (3.70%) Publishing
6 1 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Designer
2 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) WebSphere Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Architect
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) User Experience Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Web Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) UI Designer
5 4 (7.41%) Web Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) UX Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Web Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Web Designer
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) HTML
2 17 (31.48%) CSS
3 9 (16.67%) Flash
4 6 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (11.11%) Worklight
5 5 (9.26%) HTML5
5 5 (9.26%) .NET
5 5 (9.26%) jQuery
6 4 (7.41%) CSS3
7 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.70%) JSR 170
8 2 (3.70%) J2EE
8 2 (3.70%) Apache Sling
9 1 (1.85%) Sass
9 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) User Experience
2 7 (12.96%) CLARiiON
3 4 (7.41%) Open Source
4 2 (3.70%) E-Learning
4 2 (3.70%) Animation
5 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) FMCG
5 1 (1.85%) Photography
5 1 (1.85%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.85%) VLE
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Analytics
2 8 (14.81%) Web Analytics
2 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 7 (12.96%) Web Development
3 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.96%) Change Management
4 6 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (11.11%) Marketing Management
4 6 (11.11%) Information Architecture
5 5 (9.26%) Scrum
6 4 (7.41%) Content Management
7 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.56%) DSDM
7 3 (5.56%) CRM
7 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.56%) V-Model
7 3 (5.56%) TDD
7 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) Java
2 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.11%) Jython
3 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 6 (11.11%) Perl
3 6 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.56%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (3.70%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.85%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.85%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) EMC
2 7 (12.96%) Lotus
2 7 (12.96%) Symantec
2 7 (12.96%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) Omniture
3 6 (11.11%) Google
3 6 (11.11%) IBM
3 6 (11.11%) AppDynamics
4 4 (7.41%) Coremetrics
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle