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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 117 148 136
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -12
Contract jobs citing Adobe 69 52 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 0.90% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 3.16% 2.09% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 31 45
Average daily rate
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£337 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.13% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £275 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-33.12% +85.18%
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
2183 2488 2447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.50% 42.89% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1713 1712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £32.31 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 51 (37.50%) HTML
2 38 (27.94%) Java
2 38 (27.94%) Adobe CQ
3 34 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 34 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (24.26%) CSS
5 32 (23.53%) Photoshop
6 31 (22.79%) User Experience
7 27 (19.85%) Marketing
8 26 (19.12%) HTML5
9 25 (18.38%) Adobe Illustrator
10 22 (16.18%) Mobile App
11 21 (15.44%) CRM
12 19 (13.97%) Finance
12 19 (13.97%) CMS
12 19 (13.97%) Content Management
12 19 (13.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 18 (13.24%) Apache Flex
14 17 (12.50%) Banking
14 17 (12.50%) Analytics
15 16 (11.76%) OO
16 15 (11.03%) PHP
16 15 (11.03%) Subversion
16 15 (11.03%) CSS3
17 13 (9.56%) Spring
17 13 (9.56%) Oracle
17 13 (9.56%) XML
18 12 (8.82%) .NET
18 12 (8.82%) SQL
18 12 (8.82%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 38 (27.94%) Adobe CQ
2 19 (13.97%) CMS
3 10 (7.35%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.88%) Apache Solr
5 6 (4.41%) SAS
6 5 (3.68%) Drupal
7 4 (2.94%) LiveCycle
7 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.47%) TeamSite
8 2 (1.47%) IIS
8 2 (1.47%) FileNet
8 2 (1.47%) Liferay
8 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.74%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.74%) Confluence
9 1 (0.74%) Kentico
9 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.74%) WordPress
9 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.74%) JBoss
Applications
1 32 (23.53%) Photoshop
2 25 (18.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (13.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (7.35%) InDesign
4 10 (7.35%) MS Office
5 7 (5.15%) Fireworks
6 6 (4.41%) MS Excel
7 5 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (2.94%) Acrobat
9 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
9 3 (2.21%) ImageReady
9 3 (2.21%) Shockwave
9 3 (2.21%) SPSS
9 3 (2.21%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (2.21%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (1.47%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.74%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.74%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.74%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Google Analytics
2 8 (5.88%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (2.21%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.47%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.74%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.74%) Taleo
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) DNS
2 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.74%) Intranet
2 1 (0.74%) LAN
2 1 (0.74%) WAN
2 1 (0.74%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.62%) Big Data
2 8 (5.88%) MySQL
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) MS Access
5 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.74%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Subversion
2 10 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.15%) Axure RP
4 6 (4.41%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.41%) Selenium
5 5 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (3.68%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.68%) JUnit
5 5 (3.68%) Hudson
5 5 (3.68%) Mockito
5 5 (3.68%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.68%) Grunt
6 4 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (2.94%) Maven
6 4 (2.94%) JIRA
6 4 (2.94%) JBehave
6 4 (2.94%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.47%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.47%) Jasmine
General
1 27 (19.85%) Marketing
2 19 (13.97%) Finance
3 17 (12.50%) Banking
4 12 (8.82%) Retail
5 11 (8.09%) Advertising
6 8 (5.88%) Investment Banking
7 7 (5.15%) Publishing
8 5 (3.68%) Games
8 5 (3.68%) Legal
9 3 (2.21%) Front Office
9 3 (2.21%) Retail Banking
9 3 (2.21%) Interactive Media
10 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.47%) Law
11 1 (0.74%) Electronics
11 1 (0.74%) German Language
11 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (34.56%) Developer
2 26 (19.12%) Designer
3 15 (11.03%) Analyst
4 10 (7.35%) Java Developer
5 9 (6.62%) UI Designer
5 9 (6.62%) UX Designer
6 8 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.15%) Flash Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Flex Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Graphic Designer
9 5 (3.68%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Architect
10 4 (2.94%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.94%) Consultant
11 3 (2.21%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.21%) Development Manager
11 3 (2.21%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.21%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.50%) HTML
2 33 (24.26%) CSS
3 26 (19.12%) HTML5
4 18 (13.24%) Apache Flex
5 15 (11.03%) CSS3
6 13 (9.56%) Spring
6 13 (9.56%) XML
7 12 (8.82%) .NET
7 12 (8.82%) jQuery
8 11 (8.09%) Flash
9 10 (7.35%) Hibernate
10 7 (5.15%) Adobe AIR
11 6 (4.41%) PureMVC
11 6 (4.41%) OpenGL
11 6 (4.41%) WebGL
11 6 (4.41%) Stage3D
11 6 (4.41%) Away3D
12 5 (3.68%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.68%) J2EE
12 5 (3.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.79%) User Experience
2 22 (16.18%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.88%) Graphic Design
4 7 (5.15%) Clustering
4 7 (5.15%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.94%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.21%) Learning Management System
6 3 (2.21%) Motion Graphics
6 3 (2.21%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.21%) W3C
6 3 (2.21%) Flash Games
7 2 (1.47%) RIA
7 2 (1.47%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.47%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.47%) Social Media
8 1 (0.74%) PMI
8 1 (0.74%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.74%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.09%) Android
1 11 (8.09%) Apple iOS
2 10 (7.35%) Linux
3 5 (3.68%) Windows
4 2 (1.47%) UNIX
5 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.44%) CRM
3 19 (13.97%) Content Management
4 17 (12.50%) Analytics
5 16 (11.76%) OO
6 10 (7.35%) Project Management
6 10 (7.35%) TDD
6 10 (7.35%) MVC
6 10 (7.35%) Web Development
6 10 (7.35%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (6.62%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.88%) SOA
8 8 (5.88%) Web Analytics
9 7 (5.15%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.15%) OOP
9 7 (5.15%) Scrum
9 7 (5.15%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (4.41%) Workflow
10 6 (4.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.94%) Java
2 34 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (11.03%) PHP
4 12 (8.82%) SQL
5 6 (4.41%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.94%) C#
6 4 (2.94%) Ruby
7 2 (1.47%) ABAP
7 2 (1.47%) Python
7 2 (1.47%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) C++
8 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.74%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.74%) VBA
8 1 (0.74%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 11 (8.09%) Degree
2 2 (1.47%) PMP
2 2 (1.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.74%) ACTC
3 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.47%) vSphere
1 2 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) Puppet
2 2 (1.47%) Kibana
2 2 (1.47%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.74%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.74%) Casper Suite
3 1 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (9.56%) Oracle
2 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.09%) Google
3 7 (5.15%) SAP
4 6 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.94%) Apple
6 3 (2.21%) IBM
6 3 (2.21%) Sybase
6 3 (2.21%) Coremetrics
6 3 (2.21%) DoubleClick
6 3 (2.21%) Sysomos
7 2 (1.47%) New Relic
7 2 (1.47%) CyberSource
7 2 (1.47%) Tableau
7 2 (1.47%) Twitter
7 2 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.47%) Saba
7 2 (1.47%) Perforce
8 1 (0.74%) FatWire
8 1 (0.74%) Open Text
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