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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 45 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Adobe 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.26% 1.36% 2.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 2.54% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
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Cambridgeshire

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
187 197 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.21% 53.39% 47.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 121 65
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 22
Average hourly rate £20.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.75% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.10 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £47.50 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
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 15 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Author
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Author
1 1 (50.00%) UX Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript