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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 62 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Adobe 10 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.90% 2.02% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.92% 4.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.13 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
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
255 272 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 48.57% 50.00% 51.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 111 115
Average daily rate £400 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £128 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 65 26
Average hourly rate £20.75 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.06 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Basildon +1 3 £475 -
Colchester -5 1 - -
Epping - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Adobe
East of England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (92.31%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) J2EE
2 9 (69.23%) CMS
2 9 (69.23%) FatWire
2 9 (69.23%) Adobe CQ
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 6 (46.15%) CSS
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
7 4 (30.77%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) UNIX
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) B2C
8 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
8 3 (23.08%) Legal
8 3 (23.08%) WebCenter
9 2 (15.38%) HTML5
9 2 (15.38%) LiveCycle
9 2 (15.38%) User Stories
9 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
9 2 (15.38%) PuTTY
9 2 (15.38%) Validation
9 2 (15.38%) Web Services
9 2 (15.38%) TDD
9 2 (15.38%) Content Management
9 2 (15.38%) Subversion

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (69.23%) CMS
1 9 (69.23%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) LiveCycle
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (15.38%) JBoss
4 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Fireworks
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Ant
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
5 3 (23.08%) CMS Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) J2EE
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) WebCenter
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) XHTML
7 1 (7.69%) JSP
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) JAX-WS
7 1 (7.69%) JPA
7 1 (7.69%) Java EE
7 1 (7.69%) JSON
7 1 (7.69%) Spring
7 1 (7.69%) TopLink
7 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
1 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) B2C
3 2 (15.38%) User Stories
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Content Management
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) RUP
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) FQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) FatWire
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Vignette
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Facebook
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter
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