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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 45 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Adobe 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.03% 0.82% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 1.86% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +58.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +12.50%
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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
212 161 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.71% 44.23% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 71 83
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £10.80 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) Acrobat
1 4 (40.00%) Validation
1 4 (40.00%) Document Management
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) IT Governance
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) NUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) XHTML
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
4 1 (10.00%) Streaming Music
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe AIR
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Firebug
4 1 (10.00%) Fiddler
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Acrobat
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Firebug
1 1 (10.00%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Graduate
2 1 (10.00%) Junior
2 1 (10.00%) ActionScript Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Trainee
2 1 (10.00%) Document Controller
2 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Head of Development
2 1 (10.00%) Software Asset Manager
2 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) XHTML
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe AIR
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) Xamarin.iOS
1 1 (10.00%) LESS
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Streaming Music
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Document Management
1 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin