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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 54 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Adobe 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.94% 1.16% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 2.35% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £325 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +58.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £46.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+210.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -40.00%
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
224 213 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 42.26% 49.53% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 97 152
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -29.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.75 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £45.00 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 2 - -
Colchester - 2 £319 -
Adobe
East of England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) CMS
4 4 (44.44%) FatWire
5 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 3 (33.33%) User Experience
5 3 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 2 (22.22%) SMS
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Marketing
6 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 2 (22.22%) Legal
6 2 (22.22%) Web Design
6 2 (22.22%) Games
6 2 (22.22%) Social Media
6 2 (22.22%) UX Design
6 2 (22.22%) Analytics

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (44.44%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) CMS Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Designer
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Architect
4 2 (22.22%) UX Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Photoshop Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Social Media
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Analytics
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
1 2 (22.22%) UX Design
1 2 (22.22%) Web Design
1 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (11.11%) B2C
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Content Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) FatWire