The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hertfordshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 55 45 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Contract jobs citing Adobe 15 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.91% 2.77% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 3.43% 6.62% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 3
Average daily rate £341 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% +10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -23.07%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
437 272 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.60% 41.91% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 125 166
Average daily rate £350 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 36
Average hourly rate £23.86 £17.50 £15.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.31% +15.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Adobe
East of England

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Watford - 10 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City -13 1 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Radlett - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Adobe
East of England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 24 (92.31%) HTML
1 24 (92.31%) Photoshop
1 24 (92.31%) CSS
2 22 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 22 (84.62%) Web Design
3 21 (80.77%) Retail
3 21 (80.77%) CSS3
4 20 (76.92%) Analytics
4 20 (76.92%) JSP
5 19 (73.08%) XHTML
5 19 (73.08%) E-Commerce
5 19 (73.08%) HTML5
6 18 (69.23%) OO
6 18 (69.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (65.38%) W3C
8 16 (61.54%) Finance
8 16 (61.54%) Manufacturing
9 6 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (19.23%) jQuery
11 4 (15.38%) Axure RP
11 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (15.38%) Fireworks
11 4 (15.38%) Java
11 4 (15.38%) SiteCatalyst
12 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
12 3 (11.54%) ATG
12 3 (11.54%) Ajax
12 3 (11.54%) Web Analytics
12 3 (11.54%) Information Architecture
12 3 (11.54%) Web Accessibility

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (92.31%) Photoshop
2 6 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (15.38%) Fireworks
4 1 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (7.69%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (80.77%) Retail
2 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 16 (61.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Publishing
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (15.38%) UI Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Designer
3 4 (15.38%) UI Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) User Experience Designer
5 2 (7.69%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior User Experience Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Email Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.85%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) HTML
1 24 (92.31%) CSS
2 21 (80.77%) CSS3
3 20 (76.92%) JSP
4 19 (73.08%) XHTML
4 19 (73.08%) HTML5
5 5 (19.23%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) Ajax
7 2 (7.69%) MooTools
7 2 (7.69%) XML
7 2 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) W3C
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.85%) Blog
3 1 (3.85%) FMCG
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Web Design
2 20 (76.92%) Analytics
3 19 (73.08%) E-Commerce
4 18 (69.23%) OO
4 18 (69.23%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Web Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (11.54%) Information Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Web Development
7 2 (7.69%) Build Automation
8 1 (3.85%) Customer Insight
8 1 (3.85%) Email Marketing
8 1 (3.85%) Usability Testing
8 1 (3.85%) User Experience Design
8 1 (3.85%) Content Management
8 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.85%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) WAI
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) ATG
2 2 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter