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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 116 146 135
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -11
Contract jobs citing Adobe 72 55 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 0.92% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 3.31% 2.14% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 51
Average daily rate
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£337 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.41% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £239 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £302 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £25.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-41.00% +138.09%
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
2177 2575 2477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.91% 43.06% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1609 1820 1776
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £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 43 60 70
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £30.83 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 (37.23%) HTML
2 36 (26.28%) Adobe CQ
3 35 (25.55%) Java
4 34 (24.82%) Photoshop
5 33 (24.09%) CSS
5 33 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (23.36%) JavaScript
7 29 (21.17%) User Experience
8 27 (19.71%) Adobe Illustrator
9 26 (18.98%) Marketing
10 25 (18.25%) HTML5
11 19 (13.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 19 (13.87%) Mobile App
11 19 (13.87%) CMS
11 19 (13.87%) CRM
12 18 (13.14%) Finance
12 18 (13.14%) Content Management
12 18 (13.14%) Apache Flex
13 17 (12.41%) Banking
14 16 (11.68%) OO
14 16 (11.68%) Analytics
14 16 (11.68%) CSS3
15 15 (10.95%) PHP
15 15 (10.95%) XML
16 14 (10.22%) SQL
16 14 (10.22%) Oracle
16 14 (10.22%) Subversion
16 14 (10.22%) Spring
17 12 (8.76%) jQuery
17 12 (8.76%) Google

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 36 (26.28%) Adobe CQ
2 19 (13.87%) CMS
3 10 (7.30%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.84%) Apache Solr
5 6 (4.38%) Drupal
5 6 (4.38%) SAS
6 5 (3.65%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.92%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.46%) FileNet
8 2 (1.46%) TeamSite
8 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.46%) IIS
8 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.73%) Confluence
9 1 (0.73%) Liferay
9 1 (0.73%) Moodle
9 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.73%) Apache
9 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.73%) Captiva
Applications
1 34 (24.82%) Photoshop
2 27 (19.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (13.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (8.03%) InDesign
5 8 (5.84%) MS Office
6 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
6 7 (5.11%) Fireworks
7 6 (4.38%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (2.92%) Acrobat
10 3 (2.19%) SPSS
10 3 (2.19%) Shockwave
10 3 (2.19%) ImageReady
10 3 (2.19%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (2.19%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
11 2 (1.46%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.73%) GIMP
12 1 (0.73%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.73%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Google Analytics
2 7 (5.11%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (2.19%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.46%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.73%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.73%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.84%) HTTP
2 1 (0.73%) LAN
2 1 (0.73%) WAN
2 1 (0.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) Big Data
2 8 (5.84%) MySQL
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (0.73%) MS Access
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (10.22%) Subversion
2 9 (6.57%) Axure RP
2 9 (6.57%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.38%) Selenium
3 6 (4.38%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.65%) Mockito
4 5 (3.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (3.65%) Hudson
4 5 (3.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (3.65%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.65%) Grunt
4 5 (3.65%) JUnit
5 4 (2.92%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.92%) JBehave
5 4 (2.92%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.19%) Maven
7 2 (1.46%) JIRA
7 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.46%) Jasmine
General
1 26 (18.98%) Marketing
2 18 (13.14%) Finance
3 17 (12.41%) Banking
4 11 (8.03%) Advertising
5 8 (5.84%) Retail
5 8 (5.84%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.84%) Publishing
6 6 (4.38%) Legal
7 5 (3.65%) Front Office
7 5 (3.65%) Games
8 3 (2.19%) Interactive Media
9 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.46%) Law
9 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.73%) Electronics
10 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.73%) German Language
Job Titles
1 47 (34.31%) Developer
2 29 (21.17%) Designer
3 15 (10.95%) Analyst
4 10 (7.30%) Java Developer
4 10 (7.30%) UI Designer
5 9 (6.57%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.84%) UX Designer
7 7 (5.11%) Flash Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Flex Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Graphic Designer
8 6 (4.38%) Architect
8 6 (4.38%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.92%) .NET Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.92%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Trainer
10 3 (2.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.19%) Senior Designer
10 3 (2.19%) Motion Graphics Designer
10 3 (2.19%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.23%) HTML
2 33 (24.09%) CSS
3 25 (18.25%) HTML5
4 18 (13.14%) Apache Flex
5 16 (11.68%) CSS3
6 15 (10.95%) XML
7 14 (10.22%) Spring
8 12 (8.76%) jQuery
8 12 (8.76%) .NET
8 12 (8.76%) Flash
9 11 (8.03%) Hibernate
10 7 (5.11%) Adobe AIR
11 6 (4.38%) OpenGL
11 6 (4.38%) WebGL
11 6 (4.38%) Stage3D
11 6 (4.38%) Away3D
11 6 (4.38%) PureMVC
12 5 (3.65%) J2EE
13 4 (2.92%) Spring MVC
13 4 (2.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.17%) User Experience
2 19 (13.87%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.84%) Graphic Design
4 8 (5.84%) Learning Management System
5 7 (5.11%) Digital Media
5 7 (5.11%) Clustering
5 7 (5.11%) E-Learning
6 4 (2.92%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.19%) Motion Graphics
7 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.19%) W3C
7 3 (2.19%) Video Editing
7 3 (2.19%) Flash Games
8 2 (1.46%) Psychology
8 2 (1.46%) RIA
8 2 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.46%) Open Source
8 2 (1.46%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) Linux
2 8 (5.84%) Android
2 8 (5.84%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.65%) Windows
4 4 (2.92%) UNIX
5 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.87%) CRM
3 18 (13.14%) Content Management
4 16 (11.68%) OO
4 16 (11.68%) Analytics
5 11 (8.03%) Project Management
6 10 (7.30%) TDD
6 10 (7.30%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (7.30%) MVC
7 9 (6.57%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (6.57%) Web Development
8 8 (5.84%) Web Analytics
8 8 (5.84%) SOA
9 7 (5.11%) OOP
10 6 (4.38%) Scrum
10 6 (4.38%) Workflow
10 6 (4.38%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.38%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.38%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.55%) Java
2 32 (23.36%) JavaScript
3 15 (10.95%) PHP
4 14 (10.22%) SQL
5 6 (4.38%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.38%) C#
6 4 (2.92%) Ruby
7 3 (2.19%) C++
8 2 (1.46%) Perl
8 2 (1.46%) Python
9 1 (0.73%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.73%) ABAP
9 1 (0.73%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.73%) VBA
9 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.57%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) PMP
2 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) vCloud
1 2 (1.46%) vSphere
2 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) Puppet
2 2 (1.46%) Kibana
2 2 (1.46%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.73%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.73%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Oracle
2 12 (8.76%) Google
3 11 (8.03%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (4.38%) SAP
5 5 (3.65%) Sybase
6 4 (2.92%) Apple
7 3 (2.19%) Sysomos
7 3 (2.19%) DoubleClick
7 3 (2.19%) Coremetrics
8 2 (1.46%) Perforce
8 2 (1.46%) Saba
8 2 (1.46%) IBM
8 2 (1.46%) Murex
8 2 (1.46%) Reuters
8 2 (1.46%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.46%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.46%) CyberSource
8 2 (1.46%) Tableau
8 2 (1.46%) New Relic
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