The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Berkshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 81 111 110
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 40 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.60% 0.61% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 3.37% 1.28% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.50 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-24.35% +11.36%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1186 1172 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.33% 48.03% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 433 542
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Adobe
South East

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
(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
Bracknell - 9 £313 -
Reading +12 7 £211 +40.83% 4
Maidenhead 0 6 £390 +87.95% 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
Adobe
South East

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 54 (65.06%) Photoshop
2 49 (59.04%) HTML
3 47 (56.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 45 (54.22%) Axure RP
5 31 (37.35%) CSS
5 31 (37.35%) Android
6 23 (27.71%) Scrum
6 23 (27.71%) OmniGraffle
7 20 (24.10%) Apple iOS
7 20 (24.10%) Mobile App
8 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (20.48%) Analytics
10 15 (18.07%) MS Office
10 15 (18.07%) E-Commerce
10 15 (18.07%) Dreamweaver
11 14 (16.87%) Retail
11 14 (16.87%) Visualisation
11 14 (16.87%) HTML5
12 13 (15.66%) InDesign
12 13 (15.66%) Automotive
12 13 (15.66%) User Experience Design
12 13 (15.66%) Adobe After Effects
12 13 (15.66%) Web Analytics
13 12 (14.46%) Animation
13 12 (14.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 12 (14.46%) CSS3
13 12 (14.46%) Appcelerator
14 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
14 11 (13.25%) CMS
15 10 (12.05%) Smartphone

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 11 (13.25%) CMS
2 4 (4.82%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (3.61%) Confluence
4 2 (2.41%) Drupal
4 2 (2.41%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.20%) Joomla!
Applications
1 54 (65.06%) Photoshop
2 47 (56.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (27.71%) OmniGraffle
4 15 (18.07%) MS Office
5 13 (15.66%) InDesign
5 13 (15.66%) Adobe After Effects
6 9 (10.84%) MS Visio
7 4 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (1.20%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (1.20%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (1.20%) Acrobat
8 1 (1.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle BRM
1 1 (1.20%) Magento
1 1 (1.20%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Broadband
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) MySQL
1 1 (1.20%) DB2
1 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (54.22%) Axure RP
2 15 (18.07%) Dreamweaver
3 12 (14.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 6 (7.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (3.61%) JIRA
6 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.20%) Subversion
6 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 14 (16.87%) Retail
2 13 (15.66%) Automotive
3 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.84%) Marketing
3 9 (10.84%) Interactive Media
4 4 (4.82%) Finance
5 3 (3.61%) Danish Language
5 3 (3.61%) Dutch Language
5 3 (3.61%) Italian Language
5 3 (3.61%) Japanese Language
5 3 (3.61%) Korean Language
5 3 (3.61%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (3.61%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.61%) Swedish Language
6 2 (2.41%) Publishing
6 2 (2.41%) French Language
7 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (67.47%) Designer
2 31 (37.35%) User Experience Designer
3 20 (24.10%) Visual Designer
4 11 (13.25%) Architect
5 9 (10.84%) User Experience Architect
6 7 (8.43%) UI Designer
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Designer
7 6 (7.23%) Interaction Designer
7 6 (7.23%) Web Designer
7 6 (7.23%) Senior User Experience Designer
8 4 (4.82%) Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Web Producer
9 3 (3.61%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (2.41%) Copywriter
10 2 (2.41%) Consultant
10 2 (2.41%) Web Editor
10 2 (2.41%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.41%) IT Project Manager
11 1 (1.20%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (59.04%) HTML
2 31 (37.35%) CSS
3 14 (16.87%) HTML5
4 12 (14.46%) CSS3
5 9 (10.84%) Flash
6 5 (6.02%) jQuery
6 5 (6.02%) XML
7 4 (4.82%) WebCenter
8 3 (3.61%) JSP
9 2 (2.41%) Ajax
9 2 (2.41%) JSON
10 1 (1.20%) LAMP
10 1 (1.20%) XML-RPC
10 1 (1.20%) .NET
10 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.20%) MooTools
10 1 (1.20%) WAMP
10 1 (1.20%) Modernizr
10 1 (1.20%) JSLint
10 1 (1.20%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Mobile App
2 14 (16.87%) Visualisation
3 12 (14.46%) Animation
4 10 (12.05%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.61%) W3C
6 2 (2.41%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.41%) Open Source
7 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.20%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.35%) Android
2 20 (24.10%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Scrum
2 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.48%) Analytics
4 15 (18.07%) E-Commerce
5 13 (15.66%) Web Analytics
5 13 (15.66%) User Experience Design
6 9 (10.84%) Information Architecture
7 7 (8.43%) Content Management
7 7 (8.43%) SEO
8 5 (6.02%) Usability Testing
9 4 (4.82%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (4.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (4.82%) Web Design
10 2 (2.41%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.41%) Migration
10 2 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.41%) Kanban
10 2 (2.41%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (2.41%) MVC
11 1 (1.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.61%) Perl
3 2 (2.41%) PHP
4 1 (1.20%) SQL
4 1 (1.20%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.20%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (1.20%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Appcelerator
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.20%) Siebel
4 1 (1.20%) IBM
4 1 (1.20%) FatWire
4 1 (1.20%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.20%) Teradata
4 1 (1.20%) Unica
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