The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 118 134 164
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +30
Contract jobs citing Adobe 78 92 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.35% 1.29% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 3.04% 2.82% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 72 37
Average daily rate
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£392 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £203 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +118.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +11.36%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2567 3259 3364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.31% 45.84% 42.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1782 2277 2316
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 113 98
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £57.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Adobe
London

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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 89 (49.44%) HTML
2 79 (43.89%) CSS
3 73 (40.56%) Photoshop
4 55 (30.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 42 (23.33%) InDesign
6 41 (22.78%) JavaScript
7 39 (21.67%) Java
8 32 (17.78%) Marketing
9 30 (16.67%) Flash
10 29 (16.11%) HTML5
11 28 (15.56%) Social Media
11 28 (15.56%) Android
12 26 (14.44%) Degree
13 23 (12.78%) Finance
14 22 (12.22%) MS Office
15 21 (11.67%) Adobe CQ
16 20 (11.11%) jQuery
17 19 (10.56%) iPhone
18 18 (10.00%) Banking
19 17 (9.44%) E-Commerce
19 17 (9.44%) Responsive Web Design
19 17 (9.44%) CSS3
19 17 (9.44%) Mobile App
20 16 (8.89%) Analytics
20 16 (8.89%) Microsoft
21 14 (7.78%) Content Management
21 14 (7.78%) Apache Flex
21 14 (7.78%) AngularJS
22 13 (7.22%) OmniGraffle
22 13 (7.22%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (11.67%) Adobe CQ
2 11 (6.11%) CMS
3 8 (4.44%) WordPress
3 8 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.33%) Node.js
5 5 (2.78%) FileNet
6 3 (1.67%) Documentum
6 3 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.11%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.11%) ArcSDE
7 2 (1.11%) SAS
7 2 (1.11%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) Apache
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 73 (40.56%) Photoshop
2 55 (30.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 42 (23.33%) InDesign
4 22 (12.22%) MS Office
5 13 (7.22%) OmniGraffle
6 12 (6.67%) MS Excel
7 11 (6.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (6.11%) Adobe Captivate
8 9 (5.00%) Adobe After Effects
9 8 (4.44%) Fireworks
10 5 (2.78%) Acrobat
11 4 (2.22%) RoboHelp
11 4 (2.22%) MS Visio
12 2 (1.11%) MS Project
13 1 (0.56%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 8 (4.44%) SiteCatalyst
2 4 (2.22%) Magento
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.11%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.56%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.56%) Tridion
4 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.56%) Internet
2 9 (5.00%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.56%) MySQL
2 7 (3.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.67%) Big Data
4 3 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.11%) QlikView
5 2 (1.11%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.11%) DataStage
6 1 (0.56%) QualityStage
6 1 (0.56%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (6.67%) Subversion
2 11 (6.11%) Axure RP
3 9 (5.00%) Grunt
3 9 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (4.44%) Bower
5 7 (3.89%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.22%) Sinon.JS
7 4 (2.22%) Capybara
7 4 (2.22%) Sublime Text
7 4 (2.22%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.22%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.11%) Selenium
9 2 (1.11%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (1.11%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 32 (17.78%) Marketing
2 23 (12.78%) Finance
3 18 (10.00%) Banking
4 9 (5.00%) Advertising
5 7 (3.89%) Front Office
6 6 (3.33%) Publishing
7 5 (2.78%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.67%) Retail
10 2 (1.11%) Legal
11 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.56%) Back Office
11 1 (0.56%) Electronics
11 1 (0.56%) Law
11 1 (0.56%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.56%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (42.22%) Designer
2 50 (27.78%) Developer
3 27 (15.00%) Digital Designer
4 15 (8.33%) Analyst
5 14 (7.78%) User Experience Designer
5 14 (7.78%) Visual Designer
6 10 (5.56%) Senior Designer
7 9 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
7 9 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 9 (5.00%) UI Designer
8 8 (4.44%) UI Developer
9 7 (3.89%) Trainer
10 5 (2.78%) Web Manager
10 5 (2.78%) Web Analyst
10 5 (2.78%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.78%) IT Trainer
11 4 (2.22%) Photoshop Designer
11 4 (2.22%) Architect
11 4 (2.22%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (49.44%) HTML
2 79 (43.89%) CSS
3 30 (16.67%) Flash
4 29 (16.11%) HTML5
5 20 (11.11%) jQuery
6 17 (9.44%) CSS3
7 14 (7.78%) Apache Flex
7 14 (7.78%) AngularJS
8 13 (7.22%) Ajax
8 13 (7.22%) JSON
9 9 (5.00%) REST
10 6 (3.33%) Spring
10 6 (3.33%) XML
10 6 (3.33%) Backbone.js
11 5 (2.78%) Sass
11 5 (2.78%) Web Services
11 5 (2.78%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.78%) XHTML
11 5 (2.78%) J2EE
12 4 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.56%) Social Media
2 19 (10.56%) iPhone
3 17 (9.44%) Mobile App
4 13 (7.22%) E-Learning
5 10 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (5.00%) Graphic Design
7 5 (2.78%) Photography
7 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.22%) RIA
9 3 (1.67%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.67%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.67%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.11%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.11%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.11%) Animation
10 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.11%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.56%) Android
2 13 (7.22%) Windows
3 6 (3.33%) Mac OS
4 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.78%) UNIX
5 4 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.11%) Linux
6 2 (1.11%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (9.44%) E-Commerce
1 17 (9.44%) Responsive Web Design
2 16 (8.89%) Analytics
3 14 (7.78%) Content Management
4 13 (7.22%) OO
5 12 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (6.11%) Scrum
6 11 (6.11%) SEO
6 11 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.56%) Workflow
8 9 (5.00%) Project Management
8 9 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (5.00%) Usability Testing
9 7 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (3.89%) TDD
9 7 (3.89%) Web Design
10 6 (3.33%) BDD
10 6 (3.33%) Low Latency
11 5 (2.78%) Information Architecture
11 5 (2.78%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.78%) JavaScript
2 39 (21.67%) Java
3 11 (6.11%) PHP
4 9 (5.00%) SQL
5 4 (2.22%) C#
5 4 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.22%) Python
5 4 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.67%) C++
7 2 (1.11%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.11%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) XAML
8 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.56%) VBA
8 1 (0.56%) ABAP
8 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (14.44%) Degree
2 3 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.00%) Oracle
3 6 (3.33%) IBM
4 4 (2.22%) SAP
5 3 (1.67%) DoubleClick
5 3 (1.67%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.67%) Twitter
6 2 (1.11%) Talend
6 2 (1.11%) ExactTarget
6 2 (1.11%) Tableau
6 2 (1.11%) Teradata
6 2 (1.11%) Apple
6 2 (1.11%) Sybase
6 2 (1.11%) Informatica
6 2 (1.11%) Nokia
7 1 (0.56%) Lotus
7 1 (0.56%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.56%) CA
7 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.56%) Cognos
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