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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 40 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Adobe 14 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.59% 0.17% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 5.04% 0.32% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £333
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £298
% change year-on-year
+13.53% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
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
278 314 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 51.48% 51.90% 49.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 158 92
Average daily rate £325 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 42
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £41.10 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 26 May 2015. 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
Basildon -1 6 £400 -
Adobe
East of England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) B2C
4 6 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Marketing
5 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
5 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (27.78%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) J2EE
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
6 4 (22.22%) CMS
6 4 (22.22%) FatWire
6 4 (22.22%) JIRA
6 4 (22.22%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Information Management
7 3 (16.67%) Ajax
7 3 (16.67%) Legal
7 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) SOAP
7 3 (16.67%) MS Office
7 3 (16.67%) Windows

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
3 4 (22.22%) CMS
4 2 (11.11%) JBoss
5 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
5 1 (5.56%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) Fireworks
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.11%) Ant
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) AccuRev
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) UI Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
1 5 (27.78%) J2EE
1 5 (27.78%) CSS
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) Ajax
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) CSS3
3 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 2 (11.11%) Sass
3 2 (11.11%) Java SE
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) XHTML
4 1 (5.56%) TopLink
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Struts
4 1 (5.56%) OSGi
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) B2C
2 6 (33.33%) OO
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (22.22%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (16.67%) Information Management
6 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Web Design
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.11%) Use Case
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) FatWire
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec