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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 80 105 113
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Contract jobs citing Adobe 37 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.50% 0.62% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 3.15% 1.29% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +11.36%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1175 1163 1574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.57% 47.94% 49.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 436 537
Average daily rate £363 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £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 37 48 68
Average hourly rate £18.36 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.40% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £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 23 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 23 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 +12 7 £313 -16.66%
Reading +12 7 £211 +40.83% 5
Maidenhead -1 5 £390 +87.95%
Wokingham - - - - 1
Adobe
South East

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 50 (62.50%) Photoshop
2 49 (61.25%) HTML
3 44 (55.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 44 (55.00%) Axure RP
4 32 (40.00%) CSS
5 31 (38.75%) Android
6 24 (30.00%) Scrum
7 22 (27.50%) OmniGraffle
8 20 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 20 (25.00%) Mobile App
9 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (20.00%) Retail
10 16 (20.00%) Analytics
10 16 (20.00%) HTML5
11 15 (18.75%) Automotive
11 15 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
12 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
12 14 (17.50%) CSS3
13 13 (16.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 13 (16.25%) Appcelerator
13 13 (16.25%) MS Office
13 13 (16.25%) InDesign
13 13 (16.25%) Adobe After Effects
13 13 (16.25%) Web Analytics
13 13 (16.25%) Visualisation
14 12 (15.00%) User Experience Design
14 12 (15.00%) Animation
15 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
16 10 (12.50%) CMS
17 9 (11.25%) Telecoms

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 10 (12.50%) CMS
2 4 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (3.75%) Confluence
4 2 (2.50%) Drupal
4 2 (2.50%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Joomla!
Applications
1 50 (62.50%) Photoshop
2 44 (55.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (27.50%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (16.25%) InDesign
4 13 (16.25%) Adobe After Effects
4 13 (16.25%) MS Office
5 9 (11.25%) MS Visio
6 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (1.25%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (1.25%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle BRM
1 1 (1.25%) Magento
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Broadband
1 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) MySQL
1 1 (1.25%) DB2
1 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (55.00%) Axure RP
2 15 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
3 13 (16.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 7 (8.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (3.75%) JIRA
6 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.25%) Subversion
6 1 (1.25%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (20.00%) Retail
2 15 (18.75%) Automotive
3 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.25%) Interactive Media
4 8 (10.00%) Marketing
5 4 (5.00%) Finance
6 3 (3.75%) Danish Language
6 3 (3.75%) Dutch Language
6 3 (3.75%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.75%) Japanese Language
6 3 (3.75%) Korean Language
6 3 (3.75%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (3.75%) Spanish Language
6 3 (3.75%) Swedish Language
7 2 (2.50%) French Language
8 1 (1.25%) Legal
8 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (68.75%) Designer
2 31 (38.75%) User Experience Designer
3 19 (23.75%) Visual Designer
4 11 (13.75%) Architect
5 9 (11.25%) User Experience Architect
6 6 (7.50%) Interaction Designer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Designer
6 6 (7.50%) UI Designer
6 6 (7.50%) Web Designer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior User Experience Designer
7 4 (5.00%) Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Web Producer
8 3 (3.75%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Copywriter
9 2 (2.50%) Consultant
9 2 (2.50%) Web Editor
9 2 (2.50%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.50%) IT Project Manager
10 1 (1.25%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (61.25%) HTML
2 32 (40.00%) CSS
3 16 (20.00%) HTML5
4 14 (17.50%) CSS3
5 7 (8.75%) Flash
6 5 (6.25%) jQuery
6 5 (6.25%) XML
7 4 (5.00%) WebCenter
8 3 (3.75%) JSP
9 2 (2.50%) Ajax
9 2 (2.50%) JSON
10 1 (1.25%) LAMP
10 1 (1.25%) XML-RPC
10 1 (1.25%) .NET
10 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.25%) MooTools
10 1 (1.25%) WAMP
10 1 (1.25%) Modernizr
10 1 (1.25%) JSLint
10 1 (1.25%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 13 (16.25%) Visualisation
3 12 (15.00%) Animation
4 9 (11.25%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.75%) W3C
6 2 (2.50%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.50%) Open Source
7 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.75%) Android
2 20 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Scrum
2 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.00%) Analytics
4 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
5 13 (16.25%) Web Analytics
6 12 (15.00%) User Experience Design
7 9 (11.25%) Information Architecture
8 7 (8.75%) Content Management
8 7 (8.75%) SEO
9 6 (7.50%) Usability Testing
10 5 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
11 4 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (5.00%) Web Design
12 2 (2.50%) Asset Management
12 2 (2.50%) Migration
12 2 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (2.50%) Kanban
12 2 (2.50%) Web Accessibility
12 2 (2.50%) MVC
13 1 (1.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.75%) Perl
3 2 (2.50%) PHP
4 1 (1.25%) SQL
4 1 (1.25%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.25%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (1.25%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Appcelerator
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.25%) Siebel
4 1 (1.25%) IBM
4 1 (1.25%) FatWire
4 1 (1.25%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.25%) Teradata
4 1 (1.25%) Unica
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