The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 129 127 140
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Adobe 71 83 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.26% 1.22% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 2.89% 2.74% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 41
Average daily rate
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£380 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £309 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +72.41%
Adobe
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2459 3028 2642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.58% 44.54% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1816 2172 1895
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 75 80
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.49 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £30.83 £45.00
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 the City of London

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 42 (30.88%) HTML
2 38 (27.94%) Photoshop
3 36 (26.47%) Java
4 33 (24.26%) User Experience
4 33 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (23.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 30 (22.06%) CSS
6 30 (22.06%) Adobe CQ
7 28 (20.59%) JavaScript
8 23 (16.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 22 (16.18%) HTML5
10 21 (15.44%) Finance
11 20 (14.71%) Banking
12 19 (13.97%) Marketing
13 17 (12.50%) InDesign
14 16 (11.76%) Analytics
14 16 (11.76%) Mobile App
14 16 (11.76%) CSS3
15 15 (11.03%) SQL
15 15 (11.03%) Oracle
15 15 (11.03%) XML
15 15 (11.03%) MS Office
15 15 (11.03%) CRM
15 15 (11.03%) CMS
15 15 (11.03%) Content Management
16 14 (10.29%) Apache Flex
17 13 (9.56%) Degree
18 12 (8.82%) Spring
18 12 (8.82%) OO
18 12 (8.82%) Analytical Skills

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 30 (22.06%) Adobe CQ
2 15 (11.03%) CMS
3 7 (5.15%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.68%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.68%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.94%) LiveCycle
6 3 (2.21%) SAS
6 3 (2.21%) Drupal
7 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.47%) FileNet
7 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.74%) Liferay
8 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.74%) Moodle
8 1 (0.74%) Confluence
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.74%) IIS
8 1 (0.74%) Apache
8 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (27.94%) Photoshop
2 32 (23.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (16.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 17 (12.50%) InDesign
5 15 (11.03%) MS Office
6 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
6 9 (6.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (6.62%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (3.68%) Acrobat
8 4 (2.94%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (2.21%) Final Cut Pro
9 3 (2.21%) SPSS
9 3 (2.21%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (1.47%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.74%) GIMP
11 1 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.74%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.68%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (2.21%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.47%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.74%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
1 1 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.74%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) HTTP
2 3 (2.21%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) Intranet
3 1 (0.74%) LAN
3 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.62%) Big Data
2 4 (2.94%) MySQL
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.47%) SQL Navigator
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Subversion
2 8 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.88%) Axure RP
3 7 (5.15%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (4.41%) Selenium
4 6 (4.41%) Grunt
5 5 (3.68%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.94%) JUnit
6 4 (2.94%) Hudson
6 4 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.94%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.94%) Mockito
6 4 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (2.94%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.21%) JBehave
7 3 (2.21%) Maven
8 2 (1.47%) JIRA
8 2 (1.47%) Toad
8 2 (1.47%) Jasmine
General
1 21 (15.44%) Finance
2 20 (14.71%) Banking
3 19 (13.97%) Marketing
4 8 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.88%) Advertising
5 7 (5.15%) Legal
6 6 (4.41%) Front Office
7 5 (3.68%) Retail
8 3 (2.21%) Publishing
8 3 (2.21%) Law
8 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.74%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.74%) German Language
9 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.74%) Games
9 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (31.62%) Developer
2 34 (25.00%) Designer
3 16 (11.76%) Analyst
4 10 (7.35%) UI Designer
4 10 (7.35%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.15%) UX Designer
5 7 (5.15%) Graphic Designer
6 6 (4.41%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.41%) Senior Designer
7 5 (3.68%) Trainer
7 5 (3.68%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.68%) Architect
7 5 (3.68%) Web Developer
8 4 (2.94%) .NET Developer
8 4 (2.94%) IT Trainer
8 4 (2.94%) Web Designer
8 4 (2.94%) Photoshop Designer
8 4 (2.94%) Technical Architect
8 4 (2.94%) Digital Designer
9 3 (2.21%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.88%) HTML
2 30 (22.06%) CSS
3 22 (16.18%) HTML5
4 16 (11.76%) CSS3
5 15 (11.03%) XML
6 14 (10.29%) Apache Flex
7 12 (8.82%) Spring
8 11 (8.09%) .NET
8 11 (8.09%) jQuery
9 9 (6.62%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.41%) Flash
11 5 (3.68%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.68%) J2EE
11 5 (3.68%) Web Services
12 4 (2.94%) JSON
12 4 (2.94%) Application Packaging
12 4 (2.94%) RESTful
13 3 (2.21%) PureMVC
13 3 (2.21%) Stage3D
13 3 (2.21%) Away3D
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.26%) User Experience
2 16 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.62%) Graphic Design
5 8 (5.88%) E-Learning
6 7 (5.15%) Learning Management System
7 6 (4.41%) Digital Media
7 6 (4.41%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.94%) Clustering
8 4 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.21%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.21%) Motion Graphics
9 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.47%) Statistics
10 2 (1.47%) Video Editing
10 2 (1.47%) RIA
10 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.35%) Android
2 9 (6.62%) Linux
3 7 (5.15%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.15%) Windows
4 5 (3.68%) UNIX
5 4 (2.94%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (11.76%) Analytics
3 15 (11.03%) CRM
3 15 (11.03%) Content Management
4 12 (8.82%) OO
5 10 (7.35%) Project Management
6 9 (6.62%) Workflow
6 9 (6.62%) Web Analytics
7 8 (5.88%) Web Development
7 8 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (5.88%) TDD
7 8 (5.88%) Scrum
8 7 (5.15%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.15%) SOA
9 6 (4.41%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.68%) BDD
10 5 (3.68%) MVC
10 5 (3.68%) Web Design
11 4 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (2.94%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.47%) Java
2 28 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 15 (11.03%) SQL
4 11 (8.09%) PHP
5 6 (4.41%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.41%) C#
6 5 (3.68%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.94%) Ruby
7 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.21%) C++
9 2 (1.47%) Python
9 2 (1.47%) VBA
9 2 (1.47%) Perl
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.74%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (9.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.47%) PMP
2 2 (1.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.47%) vCloud
2 2 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) Puppet
2 4 (2.94%) Casper Suite
3 2 (1.47%) Kibana
3 2 (1.47%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.74%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.74%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 15 (11.03%) Oracle
2 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.35%) Google
4 5 (3.68%) Apple
4 5 (3.68%) Sybase
4 5 (3.68%) SAP
5 3 (2.21%) Sysomos
5 3 (2.21%) Reuters
5 3 (2.21%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.21%) DoubleClick
5 3 (2.21%) Coremetrics
6 2 (1.47%) Perforce
6 2 (1.47%) Saba
6 2 (1.47%) Murex
6 2 (1.47%) IBM
6 2 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.47%) Tableau
6 2 (1.47%) New Relic
6 2 (1.47%) CyberSource
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