The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 103 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Adobe 33 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.18% 0.83% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 1.81% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 11
Average daily rate
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£388 £235 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.24% -34.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £189 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £521 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.82% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% +209.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +72.41%
Adobe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1314 1103 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.79% 45.82% 45.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 555 595
Average daily rate £355 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £133 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 140 156
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
Essex +1 12 £425 +89.52%
Cambridgeshire -7 10 £250 +0.50% 1
Norfolk - 7 £275 - 1
Hertfordshire +4 4 - - 2
Bedfordshire -14 1 - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 37 (50.68%) HTML
2 26 (35.62%) CSS
3 22 (30.14%) Photoshop
4 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
5 17 (23.29%) User Experience
6 16 (21.92%) CMS
6 16 (21.92%) Windows
6 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
7 14 (19.18%) HTML5
7 14 (19.18%) Java
8 13 (17.81%) MS Office
8 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (16.44%) Oracle
9 12 (16.44%) ITIL
9 12 (16.44%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (15.07%) Symantec
10 11 (15.07%) J2EE
11 10 (13.70%) Cisco
11 10 (13.70%) McAfee
11 10 (13.70%) CSS3
11 10 (13.70%) Adobe CQ
12 9 (12.33%) FatWire
12 9 (12.33%) Citrix
12 9 (12.33%) Lotus
12 9 (12.33%) IBM Notes
12 9 (12.33%) SQL
12 9 (12.33%) Axure RP
13 8 (10.96%) Service Delivery
14 7 (9.59%) MCP
14 7 (9.59%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (21.92%) CMS
2 10 (13.70%) Adobe CQ
3 9 (12.33%) IBM Notes
4 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.11%) JBoss
6 2 (2.74%) LiveCycle
6 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.37%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.37%) WordPress
7 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.37%) SAS
7 1 (1.37%) Apache
7 1 (1.37%) Liferay
7 1 (1.37%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 22 (30.14%) Photoshop
2 13 (17.81%) MS Office
3 12 (16.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (8.22%) InDesign
4 6 (8.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (8.22%) Acrobat
5 5 (6.85%) Fireworks
5 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
6 4 (5.48%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
8 2 (2.74%) MS Project
9 1 (1.37%) Maya
9 1 (1.37%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
1 2 (2.74%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.37%) LAN
2 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Axure RP
2 7 (9.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.11%) Ant
4 3 (4.11%) Subversion
5 2 (2.74%) Flex Builder
5 2 (2.74%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.74%) jEdit
6 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.37%) Xcode
6 1 (1.37%) JUnit
6 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.37%) Maven
General
1 7 (9.59%) Marketing
2 5 (6.85%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.37%) Automotive
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
5 1 (1.37%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Developer
2 18 (24.66%) Analyst
3 16 (21.92%) Designer
4 11 (15.07%) Service Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Support Analyst
6 9 (12.33%) Java Developer
7 7 (9.59%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (9.59%) Digital Designer
7 7 (9.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Photoshop Designer
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Architect
9 5 (6.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (6.85%) UX Designer
10 4 (5.48%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.48%) User Experience Architect
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.68%) HTML
2 26 (35.62%) CSS
3 14 (19.18%) HTML5
4 11 (15.07%) J2EE
5 10 (13.70%) CSS3
6 7 (9.59%) jQuery
7 6 (8.22%) Flash
8 5 (6.85%) XML
9 4 (5.48%) Ajax
10 3 (4.11%) Web Services
10 3 (4.11%) XHTML
10 3 (4.11%) WebCenter
11 2 (2.74%) Sass
11 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.74%) .NET
11 2 (2.74%) SOAP
11 2 (2.74%) Apache Flex
11 2 (2.74%) Spring
12 1 (1.37%) JSF
12 1 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) User Experience
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Psychology
4 2 (2.74%) CMDB
4 2 (2.74%) RIA
4 2 (2.74%) NHS
4 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.74%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.74%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.74%) Animation
5 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.37%) Physics
5 1 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.37%) W3C
5 1 (1.37%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.48%) UNIX
3 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.48%) Android
4 3 (4.11%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.74%) Solaris
5 2 (2.74%) Linux
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.44%) ITIL
3 8 (10.96%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.22%) Software Licensing
6 5 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.85%) Validation
6 5 (6.85%) Scrum
6 5 (6.85%) Web Design
7 4 (5.48%) Project Management
7 4 (5.48%) OO
7 4 (5.48%) Content Management
7 4 (5.48%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (5.48%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.11%) TDD
8 3 (4.11%) IT Governance
8 3 (4.11%) Web Development
8 3 (4.11%) B2C
9 2 (2.74%) Change Management
9 2 (2.74%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
2 14 (19.18%) Java
3 9 (12.33%) SQL
4 3 (4.11%) PHP
5 1 (1.37%) C
5 1 (1.37%) C#
5 1 (1.37%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) ABAP
5 1 (1.37%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.37%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) SAPscript
5 1 (1.37%) Ruby
5 1 (1.37%) Lua
5 1 (1.37%) FQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) MCP
2 4 (5.48%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) Oracle
3 11 (15.07%) Symantec
4 10 (13.70%) McAfee
4 10 (13.70%) Cisco
5 9 (12.33%) FatWire
5 9 (12.33%) Citrix
5 9 (12.33%) Lotus
6 4 (5.48%) SAP
7 3 (4.11%) HP
7 3 (4.11%) Apple
7 3 (4.11%) Facebook
8 2 (2.74%) Twitter
8 2 (2.74%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.74%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.74%) Ceridian
8 2 (2.74%) IBM
8 2 (2.74%) Wyse
9 1 (1.37%) ATG
9 1 (1.37%) VMware