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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 158 155 155
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Adobe 306 346 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.32% 1.42% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.98% 3.10% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 223 193
Average daily rate
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£394 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.61 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.18 £21.50 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +72.41%
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
10277 11172 9898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.42% 45.91% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7031 7350 6202
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 229 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -1 71 £375 -16.66% 21
Canary Wharf +20 14 £450 -
Hammersmith +3 1 £425 +44.68%
Paddington - 1 £425 -
Ealing - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 191 (30.51%) HTML
2 175 (27.96%) Java
3 170 (27.16%) Adobe CQ
4 149 (23.80%) Photoshop
5 139 (22.20%) CSS
5 139 (22.20%) JavaScript
6 133 (21.25%) User Experience
7 126 (20.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 123 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
9 114 (18.21%) Finance
10 95 (15.18%) Marketing
11 91 (14.54%) HTML5
12 84 (13.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 75 (11.98%) XML
14 71 (11.34%) Apache Flex
15 69 (11.02%) Degree
16 68 (10.86%) Banking
17 64 (10.22%) CMS
18 59 (9.42%) E-Commerce
18 59 (9.42%) Oracle
19 58 (9.27%) Spring
20 53 (8.47%) jQuery
20 53 (8.47%) Analytics
21 52 (8.31%) OO
21 52 (8.31%) InDesign
22 50 (7.99%) SQL
22 50 (7.99%) Microsoft
23 49 (7.83%) CSS3
24 48 (7.67%) Content Management
25 47 (7.51%) Linux

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 170 (27.16%) Adobe CQ
2 64 (10.22%) CMS
3 19 (3.04%) WebSphere
3 19 (3.04%) Apache
4 17 (2.72%) Tomcat
5 16 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 12 (1.92%) Apache Solr
7 9 (1.44%) WordPress
7 9 (1.44%) IIS
8 7 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
9 6 (0.96%) SAS
9 6 (0.96%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.80%) Node.js
10 5 (0.80%) Mule
10 5 (0.80%) Documentum
10 5 (0.80%) FileNet
11 4 (0.64%) LiveCycle
11 4 (0.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 149 (23.80%) Photoshop
2 126 (20.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 84 (13.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 52 (8.31%) InDesign
5 45 (7.19%) MS Office
6 30 (4.79%) Adobe Captivate
7 22 (3.51%) Acrobat
7 22 (3.51%) MS Excel
7 22 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 17 (2.72%) Final Cut Pro
8 17 (2.72%) AutoCAD
9 14 (2.24%) Revit
10 13 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
10 13 (2.08%) Fireworks
11 10 (1.60%) Adobe After Effects
12 8 (1.28%) SPSS
13 7 (1.12%) MS Visio
14 5 (0.80%) CINEMA 4D
14 5 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (0.80%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 16 (2.56%) SiteCatalyst
2 14 (2.24%) Google Analytics
2 14 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.44%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.48%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.32%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.32%) Radian6
6 1 (0.16%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.16%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (0.64%) SaaS
2 3 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.16%) GitHub
3 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.51%) Internet
2 14 (2.24%) Intranet
3 13 (2.08%) HTTP
4 7 (1.12%) LAN
5 6 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.64%) WAN
6 4 (0.64%) DNS
7 3 (0.48%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.48%) VoIP
8 2 (0.32%) Wireless
8 2 (0.32%) FTP
8 2 (0.32%) Extranet
8 2 (0.32%) NAS
9 1 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.99%) Big Data
2 15 (2.40%) NoSQL
3 12 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 10 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.28%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.96%) MySQL
7 5 (0.80%) Jackrabbit
7 5 (0.80%) SQL Navigator
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.48%) CloverETL
9 3 (0.48%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.32%) DB2
10 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.32%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.16%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (6.87%) Subversion
2 36 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 31 (4.95%) Dreamweaver
4 30 (4.79%) Axure RP
5 20 (3.19%) Grunt
6 18 (2.88%) WebDriver
7 16 (2.56%) Maven
8 15 (2.40%) Cucumber
8 15 (2.40%) TeamCity
9 14 (2.24%) Selenium
9 14 (2.24%) Jenkins
10 13 (2.08%) JUnit
11 12 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 12 (1.92%) Mockito
12 10 (1.60%) Bower
13 9 (1.44%) Hudson
14 8 (1.28%) JIRA
15 7 (1.12%) JBehave
15 7 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 114 (18.21%) Finance
2 95 (15.18%) Marketing
3 68 (10.86%) Banking
4 35 (5.59%) Retail
5 30 (4.79%) Investment Banking
6 26 (4.15%) Publishing
7 23 (3.67%) Front Office
8 20 (3.19%) Advertising
9 19 (3.04%) Legal
10 9 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.44%) Law
11 8 (1.28%) Games
12 6 (0.96%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.80%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.64%) Back Office
15 3 (0.48%) German Language
15 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.48%) Automotive
16 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 220 (35.14%) Developer
2 139 (22.20%) Designer
3 67 (10.70%) Analyst
4 62 (9.90%) Architect
5 47 (7.51%) Java Developer
6 30 (4.79%) Consultant
6 30 (4.79%) UI Designer
6 30 (4.79%) UX Designer
7 27 (4.31%) Web Developer
8 23 (3.67%) Front-End Developer
9 19 (3.04%) Junior
9 19 (3.04%) Business Analyst
10 16 (2.56%) Graphic Designer
10 16 (2.56%) Web Designer
10 16 (2.56%) Digital Designer
10 16 (2.56%) Senior Designer
11 15 (2.40%) Visual Designer
11 15 (2.40%) Project Manager
12 14 (2.24%) Technical Architect
12 14 (2.24%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (30.51%) HTML
2 139 (22.20%) CSS
3 91 (14.54%) HTML5
4 75 (11.98%) XML
5 71 (11.34%) Apache Flex
6 58 (9.27%) Spring
7 53 (8.47%) jQuery
8 49 (7.83%) CSS3
9 37 (5.91%) Hibernate
10 35 (5.59%) Flash
11 34 (5.43%) AngularJS
12 32 (5.11%) Web Services
13 29 (4.63%) J2EE
14 25 (3.99%) .NET
14 25 (3.99%) SOAP
15 22 (3.51%) XHTML
15 22 (3.51%) RESTful
16 17 (2.72%) Sass
16 17 (2.72%) JSON
16 17 (2.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 133 (21.25%) User Experience
2 43 (6.87%) Mobile App
3 40 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.63%) E-Learning
5 27 (4.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (3.19%) Animation
6 20 (3.19%) Learning Management System
7 19 (3.04%) Digital Media
8 18 (2.88%) Graphic Design
9 17 (2.72%) Visualisation
10 15 (2.40%) Social Media
10 15 (2.40%) RIA
11 13 (2.08%) Video Editing
12 11 (1.76%) iPad
13 9 (1.44%) Open Source
13 9 (1.44%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.44%) Computer Science
13 9 (1.44%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.28%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 47 (7.51%) Linux
2 39 (6.23%) Windows
3 30 (4.79%) UNIX
4 27 (4.31%) Apple iOS
5 24 (3.83%) Android
6 12 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.76%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.28%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.80%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.64%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.64%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.16%) MVS
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (9.42%) E-Commerce
3 53 (8.47%) Analytics
4 52 (8.31%) OO
5 48 (7.67%) Content Management
6 43 (6.87%) Scrum
7 40 (6.39%) Project Management
8 38 (6.07%) CRM
9 33 (5.27%) Workflow
10 30 (4.79%) Web Analytics
11 28 (4.47%) Web Design
12 27 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (4.31%) Web Development
13 25 (3.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (3.83%) SEO
14 24 (3.83%) Integration Testing
15 22 (3.51%) SOA
16 21 (3.35%) TDD
16 21 (3.35%) Migration
17 20 (3.19%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 175 (27.96%) Java
2 139 (22.20%) JavaScript
3 50 (7.99%) SQL
4 29 (4.63%) C#
5 21 (3.35%) PL/SQL
6 18 (2.88%) PHP
7 17 (2.72%) Shell Script
8 14 (2.24%) Ruby
9 13 (2.08%) C++
10 10 (1.60%) ActionScript
11 9 (1.44%) ActionScript 3.0
12 5 (0.80%) C
12 5 (0.80%) Perl
12 5 (0.80%) XAML
13 4 (0.64%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.48%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (0.48%) VBA
14 3 (0.48%) ABAP
15 2 (0.32%) Python
15 2 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (11.02%) Degree
2 3 (0.48%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.32%) HND
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.32%) PMP
3 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.32%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.16%) MCTS
4 1 (0.16%) MOS
4 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.16%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.40%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.16%) WCAG
3 1 (0.16%) WAI
3 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.48%) vSphere
4 2 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (1.60%) Puppet
2 7 (1.12%) Casper Suite
3 6 (0.96%) CA SiteMinder
3 6 (0.96%) OpenSSO
4 3 (0.48%) SCCM
5 2 (0.32%) Kibana
5 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (9.42%) Oracle
2 50 (7.99%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.63%) SAP
4 22 (3.51%) Apple
5 21 (3.35%) hybris
6 18 (2.88%) Google
7 12 (1.92%) Sybase
8 11 (1.76%) Omniture
8 11 (1.76%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.76%) VMware
9 10 (1.60%) Neolane
10 9 (1.44%) IBM
10 9 (1.44%) Murex
10 9 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.44%) Reuters
10 9 (1.44%) Bloomberg
11 8 (1.28%) DoubleClick
12 7 (1.12%) Facebook
13 6 (0.96%) ATG
13 6 (0.96%) BEA
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