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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 47 63 38
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs citing Adobe 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.93% 0.30% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.05% 0.65% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£317 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-33.12% +85.18%
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
195 308 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 45.45% 45.90% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 168 70
Average daily rate £375 £401 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +66.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £164 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £511 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 38
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £28.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.59 £22.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £36.62 £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
Brentwood - - - -
Colchester - - - - 3
Ingatestone - - - -
Adobe
East of England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 9 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) CMS
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) J2EE
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) FatWire
4 6 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) Fireworks
7 3 (16.67%) Acrobat
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) ISEB
7 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 3 (16.67%) JBoss
7 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 3 (16.67%) SAP
7 3 (16.67%) Legal
7 3 (16.67%) Subversion
7 3 (16.67%) LiveCycle
7 3 (16.67%) Software Licensing
8 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) PuTTY
8 2 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (11.11%) jEdit

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8 (44.44%) CMS
2 6 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (16.67%) LiveCycle
3 3 (16.67%) JBoss
3 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Fireworks
2 3 (16.67%) Acrobat
3 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project
4 1 (5.56%) MS Office
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) PuTTY
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) jEdit
General
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Asset Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) J2EE
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
5 1 (5.56%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
1 2 (11.11%) CMDB
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
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 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 2 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) VCP4
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
1 6 (33.33%) FatWire
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Apple