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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 123 106 152
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +46
Contract jobs citing Adobe 70 102 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.29% 1.74% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 3.89% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 43
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £630 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £10.00 £20.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -51.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.84 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.68% -16.66%
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
2313 2620 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.79% 44.66% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1712 1847 2027
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 41 101
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £27.50 £119.00
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 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 58 (40.00%) HTML
2 51 (35.17%) User Experience
3 44 (30.34%) CSS
4 39 (26.90%) Photoshop
5 38 (26.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 34 (23.45%) JavaScript
7 29 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 29 (20.00%) Marketing
8 26 (17.93%) HTML5
8 26 (17.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 25 (17.24%) Java
10 24 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (14.48%) Mobile App
12 19 (13.10%) Analytics
12 19 (13.10%) Retail
13 18 (12.41%) Content Management
13 18 (12.41%) CMS
14 17 (11.72%) Degree
14 17 (11.72%) CSS3
15 15 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
15 15 (10.34%) Finance
15 15 (10.34%) Adobe Analytics
16 13 (8.97%) jQuery
16 13 (8.97%) Apache Flex
16 13 (8.97%) Banking
16 13 (8.97%) Android
17 12 (8.28%) Apple iOS
17 12 (8.28%) Subversion
17 12 (8.28%) Oracle
18 11 (7.59%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (26.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 18 (12.41%) CMS
3 7 (4.83%) Apache Solr
3 7 (4.83%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.45%) Drupal
5 3 (2.07%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (2.07%) SAS
5 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.38%) JBoss
6 2 (1.38%) Magnolia
6 2 (1.38%) Confluence
6 2 (1.38%) Liferay
6 2 (1.38%) WordPress
7 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.69%) Kentico
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.69%) Lync
7 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.69%) IIS
7 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (26.90%) Photoshop
2 29 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (17.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (6.90%) Fireworks
5 8 (5.52%) InDesign
5 8 (5.52%) MS Office
6 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
7 4 (2.76%) ImageReady
7 4 (2.76%) Shockwave
7 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.38%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (1.38%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.69%) MS Project
9 1 (0.69%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (4.14%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.38%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.69%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.34%) Adobe Analytics
2 7 (4.83%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.69%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) HTTP
2 6 (4.14%) DHCP
2 6 (4.14%) DNS
3 4 (2.76%) WebEx
4 2 (1.38%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.38%) LAN
4 2 (1.38%) WAN
5 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.69%) VPN
5 1 (0.69%) Firewall
5 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.69%) SCCP
5 1 (0.69%) H.323
5 1 (0.69%) Intranet
5 1 (0.69%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.69%) IMAP
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.14%) MySQL
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.76%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.69%) Redis
4 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.69%) Big Data
4 1 (0.69%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.69%) MS Access
4 1 (0.69%) QlikView
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Subversion
2 7 (4.83%) Axure RP
3 6 (4.14%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.45%) JIRA
5 4 (2.76%) Maven
6 3 (2.07%) Mockito
6 3 (2.07%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.07%) JUnit
6 3 (2.07%) Selenium
7 2 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.38%) Hudson
7 2 (1.38%) GCC
7 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.38%) JBehave
7 2 (1.38%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.69%) FishEye
8 1 (0.69%) QUnit
General
1 29 (20.00%) Marketing
2 19 (13.10%) Retail
3 15 (10.34%) Finance
4 13 (8.97%) Banking
5 9 (6.21%) Publishing
6 8 (5.52%) Advertising
7 6 (4.14%) Games
8 4 (2.76%) Retail Banking
9 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 3 (2.07%) Legal
9 3 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.07%) Interactive Media
10 2 (1.38%) Arabic Language
10 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.38%) Electronics
10 2 (1.38%) Law
11 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.69%) Automotive
11 1 (0.69%) Billing
11 1 (0.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 46 (31.72%) Developer
2 36 (24.83%) Designer
3 16 (11.03%) UI Designer
4 14 (9.66%) UX Designer
4 14 (9.66%) Analyst
5 9 (6.21%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.52%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (4.83%) Flash Developer
8 6 (4.14%) Flex Developer
8 6 (4.14%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Head of User Experience
9 5 (3.45%) Mac Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.76%) HTML Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Junior
10 4 (2.76%) Junior Designer
11 3 (2.07%) Senior Designer
11 3 (2.07%) Architect
11 3 (2.07%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (40.00%) HTML
2 44 (30.34%) CSS
3 26 (17.93%) HTML5
4 17 (11.72%) CSS3
5 13 (8.97%) jQuery
5 13 (8.97%) Apache Flex
6 11 (7.59%) Flash
7 9 (6.21%) AngularJS
7 9 (6.21%) Spring
8 8 (5.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (4.83%) JSP
9 7 (4.83%) Adobe AIR
10 6 (4.14%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.14%) OpenGL
10 6 (4.14%) XML
10 6 (4.14%) J2EE
10 6 (4.14%) WebGL
10 6 (4.14%) Stage3D
10 6 (4.14%) Away3D
10 6 (4.14%) PureMVC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (35.17%) User Experience
2 21 (14.48%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.52%) Graphic Design
5 7 (4.83%) Clustering
6 5 (3.45%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.07%) E-Learning
7 3 (2.07%) Flash Games
8 2 (1.38%) RIA
8 2 (1.38%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.38%) DTV
8 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.38%) Social Media
8 2 (1.38%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.38%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.38%) iPhone
9 1 (0.69%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.97%) Android
2 12 (8.28%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.83%) Linux
4 5 (3.45%) Windows
5 4 (2.76%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.10%) Analytics
3 18 (12.41%) Content Management
4 15 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (7.59%) E-Commerce
6 10 (6.90%) CRM
6 10 (6.90%) OO
6 10 (6.90%) MVC
7 9 (6.21%) Web Analytics
8 7 (4.83%) Rapid Prototyping
8 7 (4.83%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (4.83%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (4.83%) OOP
8 7 (4.83%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.83%) Web Design
8 7 (4.83%) TDD
9 6 (4.14%) Web Development
9 6 (4.14%) Project Management
9 6 (4.14%) Information Architecture
10 5 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.45%) JavaScript
2 25 (17.24%) Java
3 11 (7.59%) PHP
4 8 (5.52%) SQL
5 3 (2.07%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.69%) Scala
6 1 (0.69%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.69%) R
6 1 (0.69%) C#
6 1 (0.69%) VBScript
6 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.69%) ABAP
6 1 (0.69%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.69%) VBA
6 1 (0.69%) Python
6 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (11.72%) Degree
2 4 (2.76%) ACTC
3 1 (0.69%) MCSE
3 1 (0.69%) MCSA
3 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.83%) Puppet
2 6 (4.14%) Casper Suite
3 2 (1.38%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 12 (8.28%) Oracle
2 9 (6.21%) Google
3 8 (5.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.45%) Apple
4 5 (3.45%) Omniture
5 4 (2.76%) Sophos
5 4 (2.76%) SAP
6 3 (2.07%) Tableau
6 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.07%) Cisco
6 3 (2.07%) IBM
7 2 (1.38%) Aprimo
7 2 (1.38%) Saba
7 2 (1.38%) FatWire
7 2 (1.38%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.38%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.38%) Eloqua
7 2 (1.38%) Twitter
7 2 (1.38%) CyberSource
8 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
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