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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 95 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Adobe 32 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.20% 0.73% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 2.47% 1.53% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £420 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +72.41%
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
1298 1240 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.61% 47.71% 49.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 619 470
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 47 76
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.60 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.90% +3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.45 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Maidenhead +4 9 £300 - 2
Reading +16 3 £225 -13.46%
Bracknell -3 3 £300 -22.63% 1
Slough -12 2 - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Adobe
South East

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 37 (56.06%) Photoshop
2 32 (48.48%) HTML
3 31 (46.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 31 (46.97%) User Experience
4 25 (37.88%) Axure RP
5 22 (33.33%) CSS
6 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (25.76%) Flash
7 17 (25.76%) Analytics
8 16 (24.24%) Android
9 14 (21.21%) Marketing
10 13 (19.70%) MS Office
10 13 (19.70%) Mobile App
10 13 (19.70%) Apple iOS
11 12 (18.18%) OmniGraffle
11 12 (18.18%) Scrum
11 12 (18.18%) Web Analytics
12 11 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 11 (16.67%) Java
12 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 11 (16.67%) Visualisation
13 10 (15.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
14 8 (12.12%) Dreamweaver
14 8 (12.12%) DNS
14 8 (12.12%) CMS
14 8 (12.12%) InDesign
14 8 (12.12%) HTML5
15 7 (10.61%) vSphere
15 7 (10.61%) CSS3

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (12.12%) CMS
2 7 (10.61%) GlassFish
2 7 (10.61%) IIS
2 7 (10.61%) IBM Notes
2 7 (10.61%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (4.55%) Confluence
3 3 (4.55%) LiveCycle
3 3 (4.55%) Drupal
3 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 37 (56.06%) Photoshop
2 31 (46.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (19.70%) MS Office
4 12 (18.18%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (15.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (12.12%) InDesign
7 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
8 3 (4.55%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
9 2 (3.03%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) WebTrends
1 6 (9.09%) Google Analytics
1 6 (9.09%) Optimost
2 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.52%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) SSL
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Axure RP
2 8 (12.12%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (7.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (4.55%) JIRA
5 2 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.52%) Introscope
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (21.21%) Marketing
2 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.58%) Interactive Media
3 5 (7.58%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Automotive
5 2 (3.03%) Publishing
5 2 (3.03%) Danish Language
5 2 (3.03%) Dutch Language
5 2 (3.03%) Italian Language
5 2 (3.03%) Japanese Language
5 2 (3.03%) Korean Language
5 2 (3.03%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (3.03%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.03%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.52%) Games
6 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (50.00%) Designer
2 13 (19.70%) UX Designer
3 8 (12.12%) Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) UI Designer
4 7 (10.61%) Architect
5 6 (9.09%) User Experience Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Web Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Web Designer
7 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Web Support Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Senior UX Designer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Designer
8 3 (4.55%) Visual Designer
8 3 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Junior
9 2 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Web Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) HTML
2 22 (33.33%) CSS
3 17 (25.76%) Flash
4 8 (12.12%) HTML5
5 7 (10.61%) CSS3
6 5 (7.58%) .NET
7 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.06%) jQuery
8 2 (3.03%) JSP
8 2 (3.03%) XML
8 2 (3.03%) WebCenter
9 1 (1.52%) Worklight
9 1 (1.52%) Apache Sling
9 1 (1.52%) JSR 170
9 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.97%) User Experience
2 13 (19.70%) Mobile App
3 11 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 7 (10.61%) Smartphone
4 7 (10.61%) CLARiiON
5 6 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (4.55%) Animation
7 2 (3.03%) W3C
7 2 (3.03%) Copywriting
7 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.52%) FMCG
8 1 (1.52%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Android
2 13 (19.70%) Apple iOS
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.61%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) Analytics
3 12 (18.18%) Scrum
3 12 (18.18%) Web Analytics
4 11 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.61%) Web Development
5 7 (10.61%) Change Management
6 6 (9.09%) Marketing Management
6 6 (9.09%) UX Design
7 5 (7.58%) Information Architecture
7 5 (7.58%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.55%) V-Model
8 3 (4.55%) Kanban
8 3 (4.55%) Content Management
8 3 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) TDD
8 3 (4.55%) Validation
8 3 (4.55%) Migration
8 3 (4.55%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) Java
2 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.06%) C#
4 3 (4.55%) Perl
4 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.55%) SQL
5 2 (3.03%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.52%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.52%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (1.52%) Jython
6 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) VMware
2 7 (10.61%) EMC
2 7 (10.61%) Lotus
2 7 (10.61%) Symantec
3 6 (9.09%) Omniture
3 6 (9.09%) Google
4 5 (7.58%) Appcelerator
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle
5 4 (6.06%) Coremetrics
6 1 (1.52%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
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