The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 163 147 175
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Contract jobs citing Adobe 318 390 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.30% 1.54% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 2.84% 3.35% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 273 190
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £20.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
Adobe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11194 11635 11776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.61% 46.08% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7329 7594 7193
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 244 322
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.60 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in London

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in London

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in London

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in London

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
City of London -19 56 £365 +14.96% 21
Ealing - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 267 (39.97%) HTML
2 229 (34.28%) CSS
3 197 (29.49%) Photoshop
4 182 (27.25%) JavaScript
5 180 (26.95%) User Experience
6 161 (24.10%) Java
7 160 (23.95%) Adobe Illustrator
8 150 (22.46%) Adobe CQ
9 129 (19.31%) HTML5
10 112 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
11 105 (15.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 99 (14.82%) Marketing
13 98 (14.67%) Degree
14 92 (13.77%) Finance
15 81 (12.13%) InDesign
16 78 (11.68%) E-Commerce
17 72 (10.78%) XML
18 69 (10.33%) CSS3
19 63 (9.43%) Flash
19 63 (9.43%) jQuery
20 62 (9.28%) OO
21 60 (8.98%) Apache Flex
21 60 (8.98%) AngularJS
22 58 (8.68%) CMS
23 56 (8.38%) Microsoft
24 53 (7.93%) Banking
25 52 (7.78%) Analytics
26 51 (7.63%) MS Office
27 49 (7.34%) Project Management
28 48 (7.19%) Linux

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 150 (22.46%) Adobe CQ
2 58 (8.68%) CMS
3 21 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.80%) WebLogic
4 12 (1.80%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.80%) Node.js
5 11 (1.65%) WordPress
5 11 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.35%) Apache
7 8 (1.20%) IIS
8 6 (0.90%) Documentum
8 6 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (0.90%) Lync
9 5 (0.75%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.60%) SAS
10 4 (0.60%) FileNet
10 4 (0.60%) LiveCycle
10 4 (0.60%) WorkSite
10 4 (0.60%) Drupal
Applications
1 197 (29.49%) Photoshop
2 160 (23.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 105 (15.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 81 (12.13%) InDesign
5 51 (7.63%) MS Office
6 33 (4.94%) Adobe Captivate
7 31 (4.64%) MS Excel
8 30 (4.49%) OmniGraffle
9 28 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
10 27 (4.04%) Fireworks
11 25 (3.74%) Adobe After Effects
12 20 (2.99%) Acrobat
13 18 (2.69%) AutoCAD
14 15 (2.25%) Revit
15 13 (1.95%) MS Visio
16 12 (1.80%) MS Project
17 9 (1.35%) Final Cut Pro
18 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
18 4 (0.60%) SPSS
18 4 (0.60%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 21 (3.14%) SiteCatalyst
2 15 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.20%) Murex MxG2000
4 5 (0.75%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.60%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.60%) Magento
6 2 (0.30%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.30%) SAP HR-PA
6 2 (0.30%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.15%) Tridion
7 1 (0.15%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.15%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (0.60%) SaaS
2 3 (0.45%) IaaS
3 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) Responsys
4 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.89%) Intranet
1 26 (3.89%) Internet
2 8 (1.20%) LAN
3 6 (0.90%) HTTP
4 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.30%) VPN
4 2 (0.30%) Extranet
4 2 (0.30%) WAN
4 2 (0.30%) FTP
5 1 (0.15%) DHCP
5 1 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.40%) MySQL
3 13 (1.95%) Big Data
4 10 (1.50%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.05%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.60%) SQL Navigator
8 4 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.45%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.45%) QlikView
10 2 (0.30%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.30%) DataStage
10 2 (0.30%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.15%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.15%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 45 (6.74%) Subversion
1 45 (6.74%) WebDriver
2 44 (6.59%) Axure RP
3 37 (5.54%) Git (software)
3 37 (5.54%) Grunt
4 33 (4.94%) Dreamweaver
5 29 (4.34%) Cucumber
6 28 (4.19%) TeamCity
7 26 (3.89%) Bower
8 24 (3.59%) Selenium
9 22 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 22 (3.29%) JUnit
9 22 (3.29%) Hudson
10 20 (2.99%) JBehave
10 20 (2.99%) Mockito
11 15 (2.25%) Jenkins
12 11 (1.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 8 (1.20%) Eclipse
13 8 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (14.82%) Marketing
2 92 (13.77%) Finance
3 53 (7.93%) Banking
4 31 (4.64%) Front Office
5 27 (4.04%) Publishing
6 25 (3.74%) Advertising
7 24 (3.59%) Retail
8 22 (3.29%) Legal
9 18 (2.69%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.65%) Law
11 9 (1.35%) Back Office
12 8 (1.20%) Games
13 7 (1.05%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.05%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.90%) Electronics
15 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.60%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.45%) German Language
18 2 (0.30%) Italian Language
18 2 (0.30%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 253 (37.87%) Developer
2 186 (27.84%) Designer
3 59 (8.83%) Analyst
4 47 (7.04%) Architect
5 42 (6.29%) Web Developer
5 42 (6.29%) UX Designer
6 36 (5.39%) Java Developer
7 32 (4.79%) Digital Designer
8 27 (4.04%) Web Designer
8 27 (4.04%) Front-End Developer
9 26 (3.89%) Graphic Designer
10 25 (3.74%) Junior
11 24 (3.59%) Consultant
12 23 (3.44%) UI Designer
13 21 (3.14%) Visual Designer
14 18 (2.69%) UI Developer
14 18 (2.69%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (2.69%) Trainer
15 17 (2.54%) Photoshop Designer
16 15 (2.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (39.97%) HTML
2 229 (34.28%) CSS
3 129 (19.31%) HTML5
4 72 (10.78%) XML
5 69 (10.33%) CSS3
6 63 (9.43%) jQuery
6 63 (9.43%) Flash
7 60 (8.98%) Apache Flex
7 60 (8.98%) AngularJS
8 37 (5.54%) Spring
9 29 (4.34%) Hibernate
10 24 (3.59%) XHTML
11 21 (3.14%) Ajax
12 16 (2.40%) JSON
12 16 (2.40%) Web Services
12 16 (2.40%) .NET
12 16 (2.40%) Sass
13 14 (2.10%) J2EE
14 13 (1.95%) Backbone.js
14 13 (1.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 180 (26.95%) User Experience
2 44 (6.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 43 (6.44%) Mobile App
4 38 (5.69%) Social Media
4 38 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (4.49%) E-Learning
6 26 (3.89%) Animation
7 24 (3.59%) Graphic Design
8 21 (3.14%) RIA
9 19 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (2.54%) iPhone
11 16 (2.40%) Learning Management System
12 13 (1.95%) Open Source
12 13 (1.95%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.95%) Video Editing
13 12 (1.80%) New Media
14 11 (1.65%) Copywriting
15 10 (1.50%) Mathematics
16 9 (1.35%) Visualisation
17 7 (1.05%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.19%) Linux
2 40 (5.99%) Android
3 39 (5.84%) Windows
4 33 (4.94%) Apple iOS
5 28 (4.19%) UNIX
6 16 (2.40%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.95%) Windows XP
7 13 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.90%) Windows Vista
8 6 (0.90%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.90%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (11.68%) E-Commerce
3 62 (9.28%) OO
4 52 (7.78%) Analytics
5 49 (7.34%) Project Management
6 44 (6.59%) Scrum
7 41 (6.14%) Content Management
8 40 (5.99%) TDD
8 40 (5.99%) Responsive Web Design
8 40 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (4.64%) Web Development
10 31 (4.64%) SEO
11 30 (4.49%) Web Design
12 27 (4.04%) BDD
13 26 (3.89%) SOA
14 25 (3.74%) Low Latency
14 25 (3.74%) Digital Marketing
15 24 (3.59%) Workflow
15 24 (3.59%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 182 (27.25%) JavaScript
2 161 (24.10%) Java
3 36 (5.39%) SQL
4 27 (4.04%) C#
5 26 (3.89%) PHP
6 19 (2.84%) C++
7 13 (1.95%) Shell Script
8 12 (1.80%) Ruby
9 11 (1.65%) ActionScript
10 10 (1.50%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.20%) ActionScript 3.0
12 6 (0.90%) Python
13 5 (0.75%) XAML
14 4 (0.60%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
15 3 (0.45%) XPath
16 2 (0.30%) ABAP
16 2 (0.30%) Scala
16 2 (0.30%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.30%) Ada
Qualifications
1 98 (14.67%) Degree
2 10 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.30%) MOS
5 2 (0.30%) ISEB
5 2 (0.30%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.15%) MCT
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.15%) MCTS
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.15%) PMP
6 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.10%) QA
2 5 (0.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) WCAG
3 1 (0.15%) WAI
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.75%) Casper Suite
2 3 (0.45%) SCCM
3 2 (0.30%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (0.30%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.30%) Puppet
4 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.15%) Nagios
4 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (8.38%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.29%) Oracle
3 29 (4.34%) SAP
4 18 (2.69%) Apple
5 17 (2.54%) hybris
6 15 (2.25%) Omniture
7 11 (1.65%) Neolane
8 10 (1.50%) Google
8 10 (1.50%) IBM
9 9 (1.35%) Reuters
9 9 (1.35%) Bloomberg
9 9 (1.35%) Sitecore
10 8 (1.20%) Facebook
10 8 (1.20%) Sybase
10 8 (1.20%) Murex
11 7 (1.05%) Cisco
11 7 (1.05%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.05%) VMware
11 7 (1.05%) DoubleClick
11 7 (1.05%) ExactTarget
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