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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 116 89 90
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 13 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 1.63% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 3.35% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 26
Average daily rate £206 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £241 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +39.13%
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
1305 1372 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.28% 48.62% 49.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 698 631
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 59
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £16.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £39.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Reading -18 7 £288 -23.33% 1
Slough +4 2 £145 -
Maidenhead +2 1 £90 -73.91% 1
Windsor -1 1 £90 -64.00%
Adobe
South East

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 28 (51.85%) HTML
2 22 (40.74%) HTML5
3 19 (35.19%) Telecoms
4 16 (29.63%) Photoshop
5 15 (27.78%) CIPD
6 14 (25.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (24.07%) User Experience
7 13 (24.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 12 (22.22%) Adobe Captivate
9 10 (18.52%) e-Learning
10 9 (16.67%) CSS
11 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
11 8 (14.81%) InDesign
11 8 (14.81%) Acrobat
12 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.96%) Marketing
12 7 (12.96%) Axure RP
13 6 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
14 5 (9.26%) CMS
14 5 (9.26%) XML
14 5 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
15 4 (7.41%) MS Office
15 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
15 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
15 4 (7.41%) Scrum
15 4 (7.41%) Web Design
15 4 (7.41%) Retail
16 3 (5.56%) Content Management
16 3 (5.56%) Web Development
16 3 (5.56%) IPTV

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (9.26%) CMS
2 3 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.70%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.85%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Photoshop
2 14 (25.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (24.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (22.22%) Adobe Captivate
5 8 (14.81%) Acrobat
5 8 (14.81%) InDesign
6 6 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (7.41%) MS Office
7 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
8 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
8 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (3.70%) MS Project
9 1 (1.85%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.85%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) BGP
1 3 (5.56%) OSPF
1 3 (5.56%) RIP
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) DOCSIS
2 2 (3.70%) MPLS
2 2 (3.70%) SNMP
2 2 (3.70%) SSH
2 2 (3.70%) Telnet
2 2 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.70%) Ant
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.70%) Maven
2 2 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Grunt
General
1 19 (35.19%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.96%) Marketing
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Games
4 3 (5.56%) Publishing
5 2 (3.70%) Finance
5 2 (3.70%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.85%) French Language
6 1 (1.85%) German Language
6 1 (1.85%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) Designer
2 7 (12.96%) Creative Designer
3 6 (11.11%) e-Learning Designer
3 6 (11.11%) Print Designer
4 5 (9.26%) Digital Designer
4 5 (9.26%) UX Designer
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Graphic Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Web Producer
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.70%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Tester
7 2 (3.70%) UI Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Web Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (51.85%) HTML
2 22 (40.74%) HTML5
3 9 (16.67%) CSS
4 5 (9.26%) XML
5 3 (5.56%) ATL
5 3 (5.56%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Flex
6 2 (3.70%) CSS3
6 2 (3.70%) Dojo
6 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.70%) JPA
6 2 (3.70%) jQuery
6 2 (3.70%) Spring
6 2 (3.70%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.70%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (1.85%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.85%) D3.js
7 1 (1.85%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (1.85%) LESS
7 1 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) User Experience
2 10 (18.52%) e-Learning
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) DTV
3 3 (5.56%) IPTV
3 3 (5.56%) MPEG
3 3 (5.56%) Streaming Video
3 3 (5.56%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.70%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.85%) iPad
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (1.85%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (7.41%) Scrum
3 4 (7.41%) Web Design
4 3 (5.56%) Content Management
4 3 (5.56%) Validation
4 3 (5.56%) Video Processing
4 3 (5.56%) Web Development
5 2 (3.70%) Campaign Management
5 2 (3.70%) DRM
5 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.70%) Front End Development
5 2 (3.70%) Information Architecture
5 2 (3.70%) MVC
5 2 (3.70%) Open Source
5 2 (3.70%) Presales
5 2 (3.70%) SDLC
5 2 (3.70%) UML
5 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) CIPD
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Apple
3 2 (3.70%) Capita
3 2 (3.70%) Tektronix
4 1 (1.85%) Quark
4 1 (1.85%) SAP