The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 74 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Adobe 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% - 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£93 - £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-18.64% -24.35%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
310 324 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.44% 40.55% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 234 116
Average daily rate £350 £368 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 11
Average hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.45 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £27.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the Bristol region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Bristol region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) ARCserve
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Office Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) LiveCycle

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (20.00%) Programmer
1 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Designer
1 1 (20.00%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Office Automation
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) ARCserve
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft