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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 157 160 160
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Adobe 339 350 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.40% 1.39% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 3.06% 3.00% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 241 184
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £575 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £16.25 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £21.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-26.43% +35.93%
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
11067 11686 11841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.58% 46.37% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6964 7523 7164
Average daily rate £425 £425 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 265 345
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.01 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 68 £300 - 27
Canary Wharf +25 11 £288 -
Bromley +1 2 £363 +31.81% 1
Chislehurst - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 291 (41.45%) HTML
2 240 (34.19%) CSS
3 214 (30.48%) Photoshop
4 183 (26.07%) JavaScript
5 175 (24.93%) Adobe Illustrator
6 161 (22.93%) Java
7 144 (20.51%) Adobe CQ
8 131 (18.66%) HTML5
9 111 (15.81%) Marketing
10 102 (14.53%) Degree
11 94 (13.39%) InDesign
11 94 (13.39%) Finance
12 77 (10.97%) E-Commerce
13 70 (9.97%) Flash
13 70 (9.97%) jQuery
14 69 (9.83%) Microsoft
14 69 (9.83%) CSS3
15 68 (9.69%) XML
15 68 (9.69%) OO
16 66 (9.40%) CMS
17 64 (9.12%) Apache Flex
18 60 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
19 57 (8.12%) AngularJS
20 55 (7.83%) Banking
21 54 (7.69%) Analytics
22 53 (7.55%) Project Management
23 50 (7.12%) Content Management
24 49 (6.98%) Social Media
25 48 (6.84%) Mobile App
25 48 (6.84%) MS Office

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 144 (20.51%) Adobe CQ
2 66 (9.40%) CMS
3 31 (4.42%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.14%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.57%) Node.js
5 11 (1.57%) FileNet
5 11 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.28%) Documentum
8 8 (1.14%) Apache
8 8 (1.14%) ArcGIS
8 8 (1.14%) WordPress
9 7 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.00%) ArcSDE
9 7 (1.00%) IIS
10 6 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.85%) Lync
11 5 (0.71%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.71%) Mule
11 5 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 214 (30.48%) Photoshop
2 175 (24.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 94 (13.39%) InDesign
4 48 (6.84%) MS Office
5 41 (5.84%) MS Excel
6 36 (5.13%) Adobe Captivate
7 33 (4.70%) MS PowerPoint
8 32 (4.56%) OmniGraffle
9 28 (3.99%) Fireworks
10 27 (3.85%) Adobe After Effects
11 22 (3.13%) Acrobat
12 20 (2.85%) MS Visio
13 14 (1.99%) AutoCAD
14 13 (1.85%) MS Project
15 11 (1.57%) Revit
16 8 (1.14%) Final Cut Pro
17 7 (1.00%) RoboHelp
18 5 (0.71%) CINEMA 4D
18 5 (0.71%) Adobe Premiere
19 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (3.56%) SiteCatalyst
2 11 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.71%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.71%) Murex MxG2000
4 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.57%) Magento
5 3 (0.43%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.43%) SAP HR-PA
5 3 (0.43%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.14%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.71%) SaaS
2 3 (0.43%) IaaS
2 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) Responsys
3 1 (0.14%) GitHub
3 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.84%) Internet
2 30 (4.27%) Intranet
3 9 (1.28%) LAN
4 7 (1.00%) HTTP
5 2 (0.28%) DNS
5 2 (0.28%) VPN
5 2 (0.28%) WAN
5 2 (0.28%) FTP
5 2 (0.28%) Extranet
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
6 1 (0.14%) DHCP
6 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) Broadband
6 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.99%) MySQL
3 12 (1.71%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.57%) Big Data
5 9 (1.28%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.57%) SQL Navigator
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.57%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.43%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.43%) QlikView
10 2 (0.28%) DataStage
10 2 (0.28%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.28%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.14%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.14%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 47 (6.70%) WebDriver
1 47 (6.70%) Axure RP
2 46 (6.55%) Subversion
3 41 (5.84%) Git (software)
4 34 (4.84%) Grunt
5 33 (4.70%) Cucumber
6 31 (4.42%) TeamCity
7 30 (4.27%) Dreamweaver
8 28 (3.99%) Selenium
9 25 (3.56%) JUnit
10 24 (3.42%) Hudson
10 24 (3.42%) JBehave
10 24 (3.42%) Mockito
10 24 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 23 (3.28%) Bower
12 16 (2.28%) Jenkins
13 15 (2.14%) Visual Studio
14 14 (1.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 8 (1.14%) Karma Test Runner
16 7 (1.00%) Jasmine
General
1 111 (15.81%) Marketing
2 94 (13.39%) Finance
3 55 (7.83%) Banking
4 35 (4.99%) Publishing
5 28 (3.99%) Front Office
6 25 (3.56%) Advertising
7 24 (3.42%) Retail
8 21 (2.99%) Legal
9 20 (2.85%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.28%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.14%) Games
12 7 (1.00%) Law
12 7 (1.00%) Back Office
13 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.71%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.71%) Electronics
14 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.28%) Automotive
16 2 (0.28%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 239 (34.05%) Developer
2 205 (29.20%) Designer
3 65 (9.26%) Analyst
4 48 (6.84%) User Experience Designer
5 39 (5.56%) Architect
6 37 (5.27%) Web Developer
6 37 (5.27%) Digital Designer
7 32 (4.56%) Java Developer
8 29 (4.13%) Visual Designer
9 28 (3.99%) UI Designer
10 27 (3.85%) Web Designer
10 27 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
11 25 (3.56%) Consultant
11 25 (3.56%) Graphic Designer
12 23 (3.28%) Trainer
13 21 (2.99%) Junior
13 21 (2.99%) Senior Designer
14 18 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (2.56%) UI Developer
15 17 (2.42%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (41.45%) HTML
2 240 (34.19%) CSS
3 131 (18.66%) HTML5
4 70 (9.97%) Flash
4 70 (9.97%) jQuery
5 69 (9.83%) CSS3
6 68 (9.69%) XML
7 64 (9.12%) Apache Flex
8 57 (8.12%) AngularJS
9 34 (4.84%) Ajax
10 25 (3.56%) .NET
11 23 (3.28%) Spring
12 22 (3.13%) JSON
13 20 (2.85%) Hibernate
13 20 (2.85%) Web Services
14 17 (2.42%) ASP.NET
14 17 (2.42%) JSP
15 16 (2.28%) XHTML
15 16 (2.28%) Sass
16 14 (1.99%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.98%) Social Media
2 48 (6.84%) Mobile App
3 40 (5.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 34 (4.84%) E-Learning
5 28 (3.99%) Graphic Design
6 23 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (3.13%) iPhone
7 22 (3.13%) Animation
7 22 (3.13%) RIA
8 16 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.28%) Copywriting
9 13 (1.85%) Open Source
10 12 (1.71%) New Media
11 11 (1.57%) Photography
12 10 (1.42%) Video Editing
12 10 (1.42%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.28%) Statistics
14 8 (1.14%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.14%) Learning Management System
15 7 (1.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 46 (6.55%) Windows
2 45 (6.41%) Android
2 45 (6.41%) Linux
3 28 (3.99%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.42%) UNIX
5 19 (2.71%) Windows 7
6 17 (2.42%) Windows XP
7 14 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.14%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.00%) Windows Vista
9 7 (1.00%) Windows 2000
9 7 (1.00%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (10.97%) E-Commerce
2 68 (9.69%) OO
3 60 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (7.69%) Analytics
5 53 (7.55%) Project Management
6 50 (7.12%) Content Management
7 47 (6.70%) Scrum
8 45 (6.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 43 (6.13%) TDD
10 41 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (5.27%) Web Development
12 36 (5.13%) SEO
13 35 (4.99%) Workflow
14 34 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (4.70%) SOA
16 32 (4.56%) Web Design
17 31 (4.42%) BDD
18 30 (4.27%) Digital Marketing
19 29 (4.13%) CRM
20 28 (3.99%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 183 (26.07%) JavaScript
2 161 (22.93%) Java
3 34 (4.84%) SQL
4 31 (4.42%) C#
5 28 (3.99%) PHP
6 16 (2.28%) C++
7 14 (1.99%) Python
8 13 (1.85%) ActionScript
8 13 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.71%) Ruby
10 11 (1.57%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.28%) ActionScript 3.0
12 6 (0.85%) XAML
13 4 (0.57%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.43%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (0.43%) XPath
15 2 (0.28%) Ada
15 2 (0.28%) C
15 2 (0.28%) ABAP
15 2 (0.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 102 (14.53%) Degree
2 11 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.28%) ISEB
5 2 (0.28%) MOS
6 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) MCTS
6 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.14%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.56%) QA
2 5 (0.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) WCAG
3 1 (0.14%) WAI
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.71%) OpenSSO
1 5 (0.71%) CA SiteMinder
2 4 (0.57%) SCCM
3 3 (0.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.14%) Salt
4 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 69 (9.83%) Microsoft
2 45 (6.41%) Oracle
3 26 (3.70%) SAP
4 15 (2.14%) Omniture
5 14 (1.99%) Apple
5 14 (1.99%) IBM
6 13 (1.85%) hybris
7 10 (1.42%) DoubleClick
8 9 (1.28%) Sitecore
8 9 (1.28%) Sybase
8 9 (1.28%) Cisco
9 8 (1.14%) Google
9 8 (1.14%) Neolane
10 7 (1.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.85%) VMware
11 6 (0.85%) Reuters
11 6 (0.85%) Bloomberg
11 6 (0.85%) Facebook
11 6 (0.85%) ExactTarget
12 5 (0.71%) Endeca
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