The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 1 August 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 East of England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 109 80 100
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Contract jobs citing Adobe 28 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 1.72% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 2.05% 3.72% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 23
Average daily rate
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£338 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £183 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £458 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.22%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1365 1101 1411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.61% 46.30% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 494 649
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 121 137
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.66 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Adobe
England

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the East of England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the East of England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -6 9 £225 -47.05% 3
Hertfordshire -13 7 £375 +25.00% 2
Bedfordshire -25 5 £250 -24.24% 2
Norfolk - 4 £240 - 1
Essex -8 3 £400 +1.58% 3
Suffolk - - - - 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 26 (44.07%) HTML
2 23 (38.98%) CSS
3 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
4 19 (32.20%) Photoshop
4 19 (32.20%) Analytics
5 17 (28.81%) Retail
6 14 (23.73%) Web Design
7 13 (22.03%) Marketing
7 13 (22.03%) HTML5
8 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
9 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.64%) Windows
9 11 (18.64%) XHTML
9 11 (18.64%) Mobile App
9 11 (18.64%) SiteCatalyst
9 11 (18.64%) CSS3
9 11 (18.64%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (16.95%) OO
11 9 (15.25%) JSP
11 9 (15.25%) MS Office
11 9 (15.25%) W3C
11 9 (15.25%) Finance
12 8 (13.56%) Manufacturing
12 8 (13.56%) Web Analytics
12 8 (13.56%) Citrix
12 8 (13.56%) Cisco
12 8 (13.56%) Symantec
12 8 (13.56%) McAfee
12 8 (13.56%) ITIL
13 7 (11.86%) IBM Notes

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (11.86%) IBM Notes
1 7 (11.86%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.69%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Photoshop
2 9 (15.25%) MS Office
3 7 (11.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
5 3 (5.08%) Acrobat
5 3 (5.08%) Fireworks
5 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
6 2 (3.39%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (1.69%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (1.69%) MS Project
7 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (1.69%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (18.64%) SiteCatalyst
2 6 (10.17%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.39%) Subversion
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.39%) Flex Builder
2 2 (3.39%) Firebug
2 2 (3.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.69%) Ant
3 1 (1.69%) JUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Maven
3 1 (1.69%) NUnit
General
1 17 (28.81%) Retail
2 13 (22.03%) Marketing
3 9 (15.25%) Finance
4 8 (13.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.08%) Publishing
6 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.69%) Local Government
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Designer
4 8 (13.56%) Service Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (10.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) User Experience Designer
8 3 (5.08%) UI Designer
8 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Report Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.07%) HTML
2 23 (38.98%) CSS
3 13 (22.03%) HTML5
4 11 (18.64%) XHTML
4 11 (18.64%) CSS3
5 9 (15.25%) JSP
6 5 (8.47%) Flash
7 4 (6.78%) XML
7 4 (6.78%) Apache Flex
8 3 (5.08%) jQuery
9 2 (3.39%) Ajax
9 2 (3.39%) Web Services
9 2 (3.39%) XSLT
9 2 (3.39%) J2EE
9 2 (3.39%) WebCenter
9 2 (3.39%) RESTful
9 2 (3.39%) JSON
10 1 (1.69%) Java EE
10 1 (1.69%) JPA
10 1 (1.69%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.25%) W3C
3 3 (5.08%) Animation
4 2 (3.39%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.39%) RIA
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) FMCG
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) iPad
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.69%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.08%) Android
4 2 (3.39%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.69%) Solaris
5 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Analytics
2 14 (23.73%) Web Design
3 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
4 11 (18.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (16.95%) OO
6 8 (13.56%) Web Analytics
6 8 (13.56%) ITIL
7 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
9 5 (8.47%) Validation
10 4 (6.78%) Change Management
10 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Web Development
11 3 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (5.08%) Information Architecture
11 3 (5.08%) Document Management
11 3 (5.08%) Migration
12 2 (3.39%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.47%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) Java
3 3 (5.08%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.69%) FQL
4 1 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (1.69%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.69%) R
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) MCP
2 4 (6.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) WCAG
2 1 (1.69%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Citrix
2 8 (13.56%) Cisco
2 8 (13.56%) Symantec
2 8 (13.56%) McAfee
3 7 (11.86%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) Lotus
4 6 (10.17%) Google
5 4 (6.78%) FatWire
6 2 (3.39%) Cognos
6 2 (3.39%) Facebook
6 2 (3.39%) Twitter
6 2 (3.39%) Ceridian
7 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.69%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) JBoss
7 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.69%) Vignette
7 1 (1.69%) ATG
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