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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 155 156 184
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +28
Contract jobs citing Adobe 317 317 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.48% 1.41% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 3.21% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 206 140
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £14.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +49.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.70 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £23.15 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -22.03%
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
9530 9875 9410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.57% 44.07% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6223 6354 6044
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 222 227
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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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 +24 80 £337 -8.29% 29
Hammersmith 0 1 £250 -23.07%
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Wembley - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 2
Twickenham - - - - 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 211 (34.31%) HTML
2 175 (28.46%) Adobe CQ
3 167 (27.15%) Java
4 157 (25.53%) JavaScript
5 154 (25.04%) CSS
6 128 (20.81%) Photoshop
7 123 (20.00%) User Experience
8 112 (18.21%) Agile Software Development
9 107 (17.40%) Marketing
10 105 (17.07%) Degree
11 94 (15.28%) Adobe Illustrator
12 89 (14.47%) Analytics
13 86 (13.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 83 (13.50%) CMS
15 82 (13.33%) Finance
15 82 (13.33%) Content Management
16 75 (12.20%) HTML5
17 69 (11.22%) Mobile App
18 67 (10.89%) E-Commerce
18 67 (10.89%) jQuery
19 54 (8.78%) Apache Flex
20 53 (8.62%) Project Management
21 52 (8.46%) XML
22 50 (8.13%) Windows
22 50 (8.13%) Flash
22 50 (8.13%) CRM
22 50 (8.13%) SiteCatalyst
23 48 (7.80%) Retail
24 46 (7.48%) CSS3
25 45 (7.32%) InDesign

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 175 (28.46%) Adobe CQ
2 83 (13.50%) CMS
3 23 (3.74%) WebSphere
4 15 (2.44%) Apache
4 15 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.28%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (2.28%) Apache Solr
6 13 (2.11%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.11%) SAS
7 12 (1.95%) MS Exchange
8 11 (1.79%) WordPress
9 9 (1.46%) Drupal
9 9 (1.46%) Umbraco
9 9 (1.46%) IIS
10 6 (0.98%) LiveCycle
10 6 (0.98%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.81%) Node.js
11 5 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 128 (20.81%) Photoshop
2 94 (15.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 86 (13.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 45 (7.32%) InDesign
5 41 (6.67%) MS Office
6 23 (3.74%) Acrobat
7 19 (3.09%) MS Excel
8 14 (2.28%) MS Visio
8 14 (2.28%) Adobe Captivate
9 12 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (1.79%) Fireworks
11 10 (1.63%) Shockwave
11 10 (1.63%) Adobe After Effects
12 8 (1.30%) Final Cut Pro
12 8 (1.30%) MS Project
13 7 (1.14%) CINEMA 4D
14 6 (0.98%) Adobe Premiere
15 5 (0.81%) AutoCAD
15 5 (0.81%) ImageReady
15 5 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 50 (8.13%) SiteCatalyst
2 32 (5.20%) Google Analytics
3 16 (2.60%) WebTrends
4 10 (1.63%) Tridion
5 5 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.49%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.49%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.33%) Exstream
7 2 (0.33%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.16%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.98%) SaaS
2 4 (0.65%) Office 365
2 4 (0.65%) GitHub
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Taleo
4 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.16%) PaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Heroku
4 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.09%) Internet
2 14 (2.28%) HTTP
3 11 (1.79%) DNS
4 10 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.63%) LAN
5 6 (0.98%) DHCP
5 6 (0.98%) Intranet
5 6 (0.98%) Wireless
6 5 (0.81%) WAN
7 4 (0.65%) Firewall
7 4 (0.65%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.65%) VoIP
8 2 (0.33%) PBX
8 2 (0.33%) FTP
8 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.33%) NAS
9 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.16%) VPN
9 1 (0.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.44%) Big Data
2 13 (2.11%) MySQL
2 13 (2.11%) MongoDB
3 11 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 11 (1.79%) Jackrabbit
3 11 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.65%) Redis
7 4 (0.65%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.49%) CloverETL
9 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Navigator
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.16%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (6.83%) Subversion
2 41 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 26 (4.23%) Axure RP
4 20 (3.25%) Dreamweaver
5 19 (3.09%) JIRA
5 19 (3.09%) Cucumber
6 15 (2.44%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.28%) Mockito
7 14 (2.28%) Maven
7 14 (2.28%) JUnit
8 12 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (1.79%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.79%) Selenium
9 11 (1.79%) Grunt
10 8 (1.30%) Hudson
10 8 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 8 (1.30%) JBehave
11 7 (1.14%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.14%) Firebug
11 7 (1.14%) Fiddler
General
1 107 (17.40%) Marketing
2 82 (13.33%) Finance
3 48 (7.80%) Retail
4 43 (6.99%) Banking
5 28 (4.55%) Publishing
6 19 (3.09%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.93%) Advertising
8 16 (2.60%) Games
9 12 (1.95%) Arabic Language
10 11 (1.79%) Legal
11 7 (1.14%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.14%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.14%) Interactive Media
12 6 (0.98%) Law
13 5 (0.81%) Automotive
13 5 (0.81%) Front Office
13 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.49%) Back Office
15 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 195 (31.71%) Developer
2 121 (19.67%) Designer
3 70 (11.38%) Analyst
4 55 (8.94%) Architect
5 40 (6.50%) Java Developer
6 37 (6.02%) UI Designer
7 35 (5.69%) Business Analyst
8 31 (5.04%) Consultant
9 30 (4.88%) UX Designer
10 26 (4.23%) Front-End Developer
10 26 (4.23%) Web Developer
11 21 (3.41%) Project Manager
12 19 (3.09%) Graphic Designer
13 16 (2.60%) Senior Designer
14 15 (2.44%) Content Manager
14 15 (2.44%) Flash Developer
15 14 (2.28%) Technical Architect
16 13 (2.11%) Visual Designer
17 12 (1.95%) Flex Developer
17 12 (1.95%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (34.31%) HTML
2 154 (25.04%) CSS
3 75 (12.20%) HTML5
4 67 (10.89%) jQuery
5 54 (8.78%) Apache Flex
6 52 (8.46%) XML
7 50 (8.13%) Flash
8 46 (7.48%) CSS3
9 45 (7.32%) .NET
10 42 (6.83%) Spring
11 39 (6.34%) Web Services
12 33 (5.37%) J2EE
13 27 (4.39%) JSP
14 21 (3.41%) SOAP
14 21 (3.41%) AngularJS
15 20 (3.25%) Hibernate
16 18 (2.93%) ASP.NET
17 17 (2.76%) Adobe AIR
17 17 (2.76%) RESTful
18 16 (2.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 123 (20.00%) User Experience
2 69 (11.22%) Mobile App
3 40 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.55%) Social Media
5 25 (4.07%) Graphic Design
6 23 (3.74%) Digital Media
7 22 (3.58%) iPad
8 18 (2.93%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.28%) Visualisation
10 13 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.95%) E-Learning
12 10 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.63%) Open Source
13 9 (1.46%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.46%) Clustering
13 9 (1.46%) W3C
13 9 (1.46%) Flash Games
13 9 (1.46%) RIA
14 8 (1.30%) Learning Management System
15 7 (1.14%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.13%) Windows
2 30 (4.88%) Linux
3 29 (4.72%) Android
3 29 (4.72%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.76%) Windows 7
5 15 (2.44%) UNIX
6 12 (1.95%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.14%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.81%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.81%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.65%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
10 3 (0.49%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) MVS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (18.21%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (14.47%) Analytics
3 82 (13.33%) Content Management
4 67 (10.89%) E-Commerce
5 53 (8.62%) Project Management
6 50 (8.13%) CRM
7 36 (5.85%) Scrum
8 35 (5.69%) Web Analytics
9 33 (5.37%) OO
9 33 (5.37%) Information Architecture
10 31 (5.04%) Web Development
10 31 (5.04%) Digital Marketing
11 30 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (4.39%) SOA
12 27 (4.39%) Workflow
13 26 (4.23%) TDD
14 25 (4.07%) SEO
15 23 (3.74%) Software Engineering
15 23 (3.74%) Responsive Web Design
16 22 (3.58%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 167 (27.15%) Java
2 157 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 41 (6.67%) SQL
4 23 (3.74%) PHP
4 23 (3.74%) C#
5 17 (2.76%) PL/SQL
5 17 (2.76%) ActionScript
6 16 (2.60%) Ruby
7 13 (2.11%) ActionScript 3.0
8 7 (1.14%) Objective-C
9 6 (0.98%) Python
9 6 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.98%) Perl
10 5 (0.81%) VBScript
10 5 (0.81%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.65%) C
12 3 (0.49%) ABAP
12 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.33%) VBA
13 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 105 (17.07%) Degree
2 7 (1.14%) HND
3 4 (0.65%) ACTC
4 3 (0.49%) A+ Certification
5 2 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.16%) PMP
6 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.79%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.81%) vSphere
3 5 (0.81%) vCloud
4 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (2.44%) Puppet
2 8 (1.30%) Casper Suite
2 8 (1.30%) SCCM
3 5 (0.81%) OpenSSO
3 5 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.65%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.65%) Kibana
5 2 (0.33%) Ansible
5 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (7.15%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.83%) Oracle
3 35 (5.69%) Google
4 26 (4.23%) Apple
5 23 (3.74%) hybris
6 19 (3.09%) Omniture
7 17 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (2.28%) SAP
8 14 (2.28%) Sitecore
9 13 (2.11%) ATG
10 10 (1.63%) Facebook
10 10 (1.63%) Twitter
10 10 (1.63%) Tableau
11 9 (1.46%) Demandware
11 9 (1.46%) VMware
12 8 (1.30%) FatWire
12 8 (1.30%) Endeca
12 8 (1.30%) DoubleClick
13 7 (1.14%) Eloqua
13 7 (1.14%) IBM
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