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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 137 136 151
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Adobe 67 92 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.18% 1.30% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 2.89% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 76 40
Average daily rate
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£385 £405 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £253 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
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
2478 3183 2826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.47% 44.95% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1820 2263 2012
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 89 77
Average hourly rate £17.82 £18.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% -0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £27.50 £42.50
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 46 (34.59%) HTML
2 45 (33.83%) Photoshop
3 41 (30.83%) Java
4 37 (27.82%) CSS
5 35 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 33 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (24.06%) User Experience
8 30 (22.56%) Adobe CQ
9 28 (21.05%) JavaScript
10 23 (17.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 23 (17.29%) HTML5
11 21 (15.79%) Marketing
12 19 (14.29%) Banking
12 19 (14.29%) Finance
13 18 (13.53%) Degree
14 17 (12.78%) InDesign
14 17 (12.78%) MS Office
15 16 (12.03%) CSS3
16 15 (11.28%) CMS
17 14 (10.53%) Content Management
17 14 (10.53%) SQL
18 13 (9.77%) XML
18 13 (9.77%) CRM
18 13 (9.77%) Analytics
18 13 (9.77%) Mobile App
19 12 (9.02%) Oracle
19 12 (9.02%) Apache Flex
20 11 (8.27%) jQuery
20 11 (8.27%) E-Commerce
20 11 (8.27%) Dreamweaver

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (22.56%) Adobe CQ
2 15 (11.28%) CMS
3 5 (3.76%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.01%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.01%) LiveCycle
4 4 (3.01%) WordPress
5 3 (2.26%) SAS
6 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.50%) IIS
6 2 (1.50%) Apache
6 2 (1.50%) FileNet
6 2 (1.50%) Drupal
6 2 (1.50%) Liferay
6 2 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.50%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.75%) Node.js
7 1 (0.75%) Moodle
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.75%) WorkSite
Applications
1 45 (33.83%) Photoshop
2 35 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (17.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 17 (12.78%) InDesign
4 17 (12.78%) MS Office
5 8 (6.02%) Acrobat
5 8 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (6.02%) Adobe Captivate
6 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
7 5 (3.76%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (2.26%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (2.26%) CINEMA 4D
8 3 (2.26%) SPSS
8 3 (2.26%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.75%) GIMP
9 1 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.75%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.26%) SiteCatalyst
2 3 (2.26%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.50%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.75%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.75%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) Intranet
2 3 (2.26%) Internet
3 2 (1.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.02%) Big Data
2 5 (3.76%) MySQL
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Navigator
4 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.27%) Dreamweaver
2 8 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.02%) Axure RP
3 7 (5.26%) Grunt
4 6 (4.51%) Subversion
5 5 (3.76%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.01%) Selenium
6 4 (3.01%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (3.01%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.01%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.26%) Bower
7 3 (2.26%) Hudson
7 3 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.50%) JUnit
8 2 (1.50%) Toad
8 2 (1.50%) Maven
8 2 (1.50%) JIRA
8 2 (1.50%) JBehave
8 2 (1.50%) Mockito
General
1 21 (15.79%) Marketing
2 19 (14.29%) Banking
2 19 (14.29%) Finance
3 7 (5.26%) Front Office
4 6 (4.51%) Legal
4 6 (4.51%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.51%) Retail
5 5 (3.76%) Advertising
6 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.26%) Law
7 2 (1.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.75%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.75%) German Language
8 1 (0.75%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Games
8 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (30.83%) Developer
2 36 (27.07%) Designer
3 16 (12.03%) Analyst
4 11 (8.27%) UI Designer
5 10 (7.52%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.26%) UX Designer
6 7 (5.26%) Senior Designer
6 7 (5.26%) Graphic Designer
6 7 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.76%) Web Manager
7 5 (3.76%) Web Designer
7 5 (3.76%) Architect
8 4 (3.01%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.01%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.01%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.01%) Trainer
8 4 (3.01%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.01%) Author
8 4 (3.01%) Photoshop Designer
8 4 (3.01%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.59%) HTML
2 37 (27.82%) CSS
3 23 (17.29%) HTML5
4 16 (12.03%) CSS3
5 13 (9.77%) XML
6 12 (9.02%) Apache Flex
7 11 (8.27%) jQuery
8 10 (7.52%) Spring
9 9 (6.77%) .NET
10 7 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 6 (4.51%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.76%) Web Services
13 4 (3.01%) J2EE
13 4 (3.01%) JSON
13 4 (3.01%) Application Packaging
14 3 (2.26%) Backbone.js
14 3 (2.26%) RESTful
14 3 (2.26%) FIX Protocol
14 3 (2.26%) Flash
14 3 (2.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.06%) User Experience
2 13 (9.77%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.52%) Graphic Design
5 9 (6.77%) E-Learning
6 7 (5.26%) Learning Management System
7 6 (4.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (4.51%) Visualisation
7 6 (4.51%) Digital Media
8 5 (3.76%) Social Media
9 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.26%) Motion Graphics
9 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.50%) W3C
10 2 (1.50%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.50%) Online Banking
10 2 (1.50%) Video Editing
10 2 (1.50%) RIA
10 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.75%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.27%) Android
2 8 (6.02%) Windows
3 7 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.51%) Linux
5 5 (3.76%) UNIX
6 4 (3.01%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (10.53%) Content Management
3 13 (9.77%) CRM
3 13 (9.77%) Analytics
4 11 (8.27%) E-Commerce
4 11 (8.27%) Project Management
5 9 (6.77%) Workflow
5 9 (6.77%) Scrum
6 7 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (5.26%) Web Development
6 7 (5.26%) Web Analytics
6 7 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (5.26%) OO
7 6 (4.51%) TDD
7 6 (4.51%) Web Design
8 5 (3.76%) SEO
9 4 (3.01%) SOA
9 4 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.01%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (3.01%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (30.83%) Java
2 28 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 14 (10.53%) SQL
4 10 (7.52%) PHP
5 5 (3.76%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.76%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.76%) C#
6 4 (3.01%) Ruby
6 4 (3.01%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.26%) C++
8 2 (1.50%) Perl
8 2 (1.50%) Python
9 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.75%) ABAP
9 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (13.53%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) PMP
2 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.50%) vSphere
2 2 (1.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Casper Suite
2 2 (1.50%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.50%) Puppet
2 2 (1.50%) Kibana
3 1 (0.75%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.75%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 12 (9.02%) Oracle
2 9 (6.77%) Google
3 8 (6.02%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.76%) Apple
4 5 (3.76%) Sybase
5 4 (3.01%) SAP
6 3 (2.26%) Coremetrics
6 3 (2.26%) DoubleClick
6 3 (2.26%) Reuters
6 3 (2.26%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.50%) Murex
7 2 (1.50%) IBM
7 2 (1.50%) Nokia
7 2 (1.50%) Perforce
7 2 (1.50%) hybris
7 2 (1.50%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.50%) New Relic
8 1 (0.75%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.75%) Tableau
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