The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 69 42 77
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +35
Contract jobs citing Adobe 10 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.20% 2.27% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 4.27% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £444 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +11.76%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
442 281 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.93% 53.22% 49.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 138 200
Average daily rate £340 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.78 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £46.00 £34.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 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
(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
Watford -2 6 £350 +27.27% 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Adobe
East of England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) CSS
3 10 (58.82%) Photoshop
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) CSS3
5 7 (41.18%) HTML5
6 5 (29.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (29.41%) InDesign
6 5 (29.41%) Marketing
7 4 (23.53%) CMS
8 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) Web Design
8 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 3 (17.65%) User Experience
9 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.76%) Online Marketing
9 2 (11.76%) PHP
9 2 (11.76%) Migration
9 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (11.76%) jQuery
9 2 (11.76%) Retail
10 1 (5.88%) Content Management
10 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
10 1 (5.88%) SAP Smart Forms
10 1 (5.88%) Military
10 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
10 1 (5.88%) Ruby
10 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
10 1 (5.88%) Ajax

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (23.53%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Photoshop
2 5 (29.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (29.41%) InDesign
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (29.41%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Local Government
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Photoshop Designer
2 5 (29.41%) Designer
2 5 (29.41%) Digital Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Manager
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Content Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) E-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) CSS3
3 7 (41.18%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) REST
5 1 (5.88%) Sass
5 1 (5.88%) LESS
5 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
5 1 (5.88%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) Flash
5 1 (5.88%) XHTML
5 1 (5.88%) EDI
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Web Design
1 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
1 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Online Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) BDD
3 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Content Management
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) SEO
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Content Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) ABAP
3 1 (5.88%) SAPscript
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) R
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
1 1 (5.88%) SAP
1 1 (5.88%) ATG
1 1 (5.88%) Venda