The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 50 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Adobe 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.56% 1.02% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 3.76% 2.34% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£650 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.00%
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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 Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 214 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.52% 43.50% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 132 74
Average daily rate £406 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 37 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £20.60 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £30.00 £42.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) Acrobat
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (33.33%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) Social Media
4 2 (22.22%) hybris
4 2 (22.22%) Solvency II
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (22.22%) Guidewire
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 2 (22.22%) MuleSoft
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) SCADA
4 2 (22.22%) SAP PI
4 2 (22.22%) Pega
4 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (22.22%) SEO
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
3 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Acrobat
2 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (11.11%) InDesign
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Author
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Author
1 3 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Document Controller
3 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Creative Web Designer
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) SAP PI
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (22.22%) SCADA
1 2 (22.22%) Social Media
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Copywriting
2 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
2 1 (11.11%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) SEO
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
1 2 (22.22%) FatWire
1 2 (22.22%) Pega
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
1 2 (22.22%) hybris
1 2 (22.22%) Guidewire
1 2 (22.22%) MuleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) Google