The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 52 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Adobe 12 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.40% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 4.56% 1.03% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £224 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.82% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +72.41%
Adobe
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
263 291 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 52.71% 51.50% 48.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 152 83
Average daily rate £350 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 29
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £37.50 £38.00
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 Essex

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Adobe
East of England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 12 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) CMS
3 9 (45.00%) FatWire
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE
3 9 (45.00%) Adobe CQ
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) Legal
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) UNIX
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (15.00%) B2C
8 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) OO
8 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
8 3 (15.00%) SAP
8 3 (15.00%) Acrobat
8 3 (15.00%) Fireworks
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) ISEB
8 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.00%) Software Licensing

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 11 (55.00%) CMS
2 9 (45.00%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (10.00%) LiveCycle
4 2 (10.00%) JBoss
5 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) Acrobat
1 3 (15.00%) Fireworks
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 2 (10.00%) jEdit
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) CMS Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Software Asset Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
1 9 (45.00%) J2EE
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) WebCenter
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) XHTML
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.00%) TopLink
6 1 (5.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) JSP
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) Java EE
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) JAX-WS
6 1 (5.00%) JPA
6 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
1 2 (10.00%) CMDB
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
1 5 (25.00%) Scrum
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Software Licensing
2 3 (15.00%) OO
2 3 (15.00%) B2C
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) RUP
3 2 (10.00%) Use Case
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Validation
3 2 (10.00%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.00%) Content Management
3 2 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (5.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Android Development
4 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) FQL
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) FatWire
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Facebook
6 1 (5.00%) Twitter
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) Vignette