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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 87 86 96
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Adobe 43 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.47% 1.45% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 2.91% 3.02% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 15
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £333 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -23.07%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1476 1194 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.44% 48.13% 52.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 448 554
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 72 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.88 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -1 9 £400 -
Slough +9 5 £145 - 1
Reading -21 3 £135 -61.42% 2
Maidenhead -4 2 £125 - 3
Windsor - - - -
Adobe
South East

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 43 (62.32%) HTML
2 32 (46.38%) CSS
3 30 (43.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (40.58%) Axure RP
5 26 (37.68%) Photoshop
6 25 (36.23%) Retail
7 22 (31.88%) Android
8 21 (30.43%) HTML5
8 21 (30.43%) Automotive
9 20 (28.99%) Scrum
9 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (27.54%) CSS3
11 18 (26.09%) Apple iOS
11 18 (26.09%) Mobile App
12 17 (24.64%) Analytics
12 17 (24.64%) Appcelerator
12 17 (24.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 17 (24.64%) E-Commerce
13 15 (21.74%) InDesign
14 13 (18.84%) Telecoms
15 12 (17.39%) Web Analytics
16 9 (13.04%) Usability Testing
16 9 (13.04%) OmniGraffle
16 9 (13.04%) Visualisation
17 8 (11.59%) Smartphone
17 8 (11.59%) Dreamweaver
17 8 (11.59%) MS Office
18 7 (10.14%) SEO
18 7 (10.14%) CMS
18 7 (10.14%) Balsamiq Mockups

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (10.14%) CMS
2 5 (7.25%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (5.80%) Magnolia
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (43.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 26 (37.68%) Photoshop
3 15 (21.74%) InDesign
4 9 (13.04%) OmniGraffle
5 8 (11.59%) MS Office
6 6 (8.70%) MS Visio
7 5 (7.25%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (5.80%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (1.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) DB2
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (40.58%) Axure RP
2 17 (24.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 8 (11.59%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (10.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.45%) JUnit
5 1 (1.45%) JIRA
5 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
General
1 25 (36.23%) Retail
2 21 (30.43%) Automotive
3 13 (18.84%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.70%) Interactive Media
5 5 (7.25%) Marketing
6 4 (5.80%) Finance
7 3 (4.35%) Advertising
8 2 (2.90%) French Language
9 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (65.22%) Designer
2 31 (44.93%) User Experience Designer
3 13 (18.84%) Visual Designer
4 9 (13.04%) Senior Designer
4 9 (13.04%) Senior User Experience Designer
5 8 (11.59%) Architect
6 6 (8.70%) User Experience Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Digital Designer
7 4 (5.80%) Copywriter
8 3 (4.35%) Graphic Designer
8 3 (4.35%) Photoshop Designer
8 3 (4.35%) Interaction Designer
8 3 (4.35%) UI Designer
8 3 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 1 (1.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (62.32%) HTML
2 32 (46.38%) CSS
3 21 (30.43%) HTML5
4 19 (27.54%) CSS3
5 5 (7.25%) jQuery
6 3 (4.35%) XML
6 3 (4.35%) Ajax
7 2 (2.90%) JSON
8 1 (1.45%) LAMP
8 1 (1.45%) XML-RPC
8 1 (1.45%) JSP
8 1 (1.45%) JMS
8 1 (1.45%) J2EE
8 1 (1.45%) Flash
8 1 (1.45%) EJB
8 1 (1.45%) JSTL
8 1 (1.45%) MooTools
8 1 (1.45%) WAMP
8 1 (1.45%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.45%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Mobile App
2 9 (13.04%) Visualisation
3 8 (11.59%) Smartphone
4 5 (7.25%) Animation
5 4 (5.80%) Social Media
6 3 (4.35%) Blog
7 2 (2.90%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Android
2 18 (26.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Scrum
1 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.64%) Analytics
2 17 (24.64%) E-Commerce
3 12 (17.39%) Web Analytics
4 9 (13.04%) Usability Testing
5 7 (10.14%) SEO
5 7 (10.14%) Rapid Prototyping
6 6 (8.70%) Information Architecture
6 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (5.80%) Content Management
7 4 (5.80%) Project Management
7 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.80%) Social Media Monitoring
8 3 (4.35%) Campaign Management
8 3 (4.35%) Web Design
8 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.35%) User Experience Design
9 2 (2.90%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.90%) PHP
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.45%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (1.45%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Appcelerator
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) Omniture
3 4 (5.80%) Google
3 4 (5.80%) IBM
3 4 (5.80%) Facebook
3 4 (5.80%) Twitter
4 3 (4.35%) Ab Initio
4 3 (4.35%) Teradata
4 3 (4.35%) Siebel
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.35%) Unica
5 1 (1.45%) FatWire
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