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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 66 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Adobe 9 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.98% 1.57% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 4.25% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £175 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -58.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £309 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +72.41%
Adobe
South West

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
386 259 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.82% 37.05% 41.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 168 161
Average daily rate £400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £170 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £30.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) E-Learning
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) LiveCycle
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) MS Access
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (25.00%) InDesign
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (25.00%) InDesign
3 2 (16.67%) Edge Animate
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (16.67%) MS Project
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
4 1 (8.33%) Fireworks
4 1 (8.33%) MS Office
4 1 (8.33%) CorelDRAW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) MS Access
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (16.67%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Instructional Designer
3 2 (16.67%) UI Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Interface Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Author
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Author
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Flash
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
1 3 (25.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 2 (16.67%) Animation
2 2 (16.67%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) TDD
1 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) 3D Animation
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) V-Model
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) ActionScript
2 2 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SolidWorks
3 1 (8.33%) Interwoven