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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 172 169 177
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Adobe 268 270 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.26% 1.24% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 2.81% 2.78% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 171 145
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £14.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +50.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.44 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £25.75 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-33.12% +85.18%
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
9544 9705 8961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.96% 44.66% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6261 6202 5712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 212 239
Average hourly rate £19.63 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.94% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.31 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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.

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 +31 69 £337 -10.13% 23
Ealing - 1 £288 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 194 (34.70%) HTML
2 174 (31.13%) Adobe CQ
3 173 (30.95%) Java
4 150 (26.83%) CSS
5 142 (25.40%) JavaScript
6 114 (20.39%) Photoshop
7 105 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
8 100 (17.89%) User Experience
9 93 (16.64%) Marketing
10 87 (15.56%) Adobe Illustrator
11 84 (15.03%) Degree
11 84 (15.03%) Finance
12 82 (14.67%) HTML5
13 78 (13.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 72 (12.88%) CMS
15 68 (12.16%) Content Management
16 60 (10.73%) Analytics
17 58 (10.38%) XML
17 58 (10.38%) E-Commerce
18 57 (10.20%) Apache Flex
19 56 (10.02%) jQuery
19 56 (10.02%) Mobile App
20 49 (8.77%) Spring
20 49 (8.77%) Project Management
21 48 (8.59%) Windows
21 48 (8.59%) CSS3
22 46 (8.23%) Flash
23 44 (7.87%) Banking
24 43 (7.69%) CRM
24 43 (7.69%) MS Office

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 174 (31.13%) Adobe CQ
2 72 (12.88%) CMS
3 20 (3.58%) WebSphere
4 16 (2.86%) Apache
4 16 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 13 (2.33%) WordPress
6 13 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.33%) SAS
7 11 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (1.43%) Drupal
9 7 (1.25%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.07%) IIS
10 6 (1.07%) LiveCycle
11 5 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (0.72%) JBoss
12 4 (0.72%) Mule
12 4 (0.72%) Confluence
12 4 (0.72%) Node.js
12 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 114 (20.39%) Photoshop
2 87 (15.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 78 (13.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 43 (7.69%) MS Office
5 38 (6.80%) InDesign
6 19 (3.40%) MS Excel
7 18 (3.22%) Acrobat
8 16 (2.86%) MS Visio
9 11 (1.97%) Fireworks
10 10 (1.79%) Shockwave
10 10 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (1.79%) Adobe Captivate
11 9 (1.61%) Final Cut Pro
11 9 (1.61%) AutoCAD
12 8 (1.43%) MS Project
12 8 (1.43%) Adobe After Effects
13 7 (1.25%) Revit
14 6 (1.07%) OmniGraffle
14 6 (1.07%) CINEMA 4D
15 5 (0.89%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 30 (5.37%) SiteCatalyst
2 17 (3.04%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.89%) Murex MxG2000
4 5 (0.89%) Tridion
4 5 (0.89%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.54%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.54%) Fredhopper
6 2 (0.36%) Exstream
7 1 (0.18%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.89%) SaaS
2 3 (0.54%) GitHub
2 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.18%) PaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Heroku
3 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.18%) Taleo
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.33%) Internet
2 12 (2.15%) HTTP
3 11 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.43%) LAN
4 8 (1.43%) DNS
5 6 (1.07%) Wireless
5 6 (1.07%) Intranet
6 4 (0.72%) VoIP
6 4 (0.72%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.54%) WAN
7 3 (0.54%) DHCP
8 2 (0.36%) PBX
8 2 (0.36%) FTP
8 2 (0.36%) NAS
8 2 (0.36%) Firewall
9 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.86%) MySQL
1 16 (2.86%) Big Data
2 13 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.97%) NoSQL
4 9 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.07%) Jackrabbit
5 6 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.54%) CloverETL
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.36%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.36%) DB2
8 1 (0.18%) OLAP
8 1 (0.18%) MS Access
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.18%) IDOL
8 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.18%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.18%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 36 (6.44%) Subversion
2 35 (6.26%) Git (software)
3 26 (4.65%) Axure RP
4 19 (3.40%) Cucumber
5 18 (3.22%) Dreamweaver
6 15 (2.68%) JUnit
7 14 (2.50%) Maven
7 14 (2.50%) JIRA
7 14 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (2.50%) Mockito
8 13 (2.33%) TeamCity
9 12 (2.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 12 (2.15%) Jenkins
10 11 (1.97%) Selenium
11 10 (1.79%) Grunt
11 10 (1.79%) Hudson
12 8 (1.43%) JBehave
12 8 (1.43%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.25%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.89%) Jasmine
General
1 93 (16.64%) Marketing
2 84 (15.03%) Finance
3 44 (7.87%) Banking
4 38 (6.80%) Retail
5 24 (4.29%) Publishing
6 22 (3.94%) Investment Banking
7 18 (3.22%) Advertising
8 16 (2.86%) Games
9 15 (2.68%) Legal
10 12 (2.15%) Law
11 9 (1.61%) Front Office
12 7 (1.25%) Interactive Media
13 6 (1.07%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.89%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.72%) Arabic Language
15 4 (0.72%) Back Office
15 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 188 (33.63%) Developer
2 113 (20.21%) Designer
3 66 (11.81%) Analyst
4 59 (10.55%) Architect
5 42 (7.51%) Java Developer
6 31 (5.55%) UI Designer
7 28 (5.01%) Business Analyst
8 26 (4.65%) Consultant
8 26 (4.65%) UX Designer
9 23 (4.11%) Project Manager
9 23 (4.11%) Graphic Designer
10 22 (3.94%) Web Developer
11 21 (3.76%) Front-End Developer
12 17 (3.04%) Technical Architect
13 15 (2.68%) Flash Developer
14 14 (2.50%) Flex Developer
15 13 (2.33%) Support Analyst
15 13 (2.33%) Visual Designer
16 12 (2.15%) Senior Developer
16 12 (2.15%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (34.70%) HTML
2 150 (26.83%) CSS
3 82 (14.67%) HTML5
4 58 (10.38%) XML
5 57 (10.20%) Apache Flex
6 56 (10.02%) jQuery
7 49 (8.77%) Spring
8 48 (8.59%) CSS3
9 46 (8.23%) Flash
10 38 (6.80%) Web Services
11 37 (6.62%) J2EE
12 36 (6.44%) .NET
13 26 (4.65%) Hibernate
14 22 (3.94%) XHTML
15 21 (3.76%) SOAP
15 21 (3.76%) JSP
16 17 (3.04%) REST
16 17 (3.04%) RESTful
17 16 (2.86%) Adobe AIR
17 16 (2.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 100 (17.89%) User Experience
2 56 (10.02%) Mobile App
3 33 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.83%) Graphic Design
5 22 (3.94%) Digital Media
6 19 (3.40%) Social Media
7 14 (2.50%) iPad
7 14 (2.50%) Learning Management System
7 14 (2.50%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.33%) Visualisation
8 13 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.15%) E-Learning
10 11 (1.97%) Video Editing
10 11 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.79%) Open Source
12 9 (1.61%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.61%) Clustering
12 9 (1.61%) Flash Games
12 9 (1.61%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.59%) Windows
2 37 (6.62%) Linux
3 28 (5.01%) Apple iOS
4 25 (4.47%) Android
5 20 (3.58%) UNIX
6 19 (3.40%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.79%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.25%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.07%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.72%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.72%) Mac OS X Server
11 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.18%) MVS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (12.16%) Content Management
3 60 (10.73%) Analytics
4 58 (10.38%) E-Commerce
5 49 (8.77%) Project Management
6 43 (7.69%) CRM
7 34 (6.08%) OO
8 33 (5.90%) Scrum
9 31 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (5.19%) Information Architecture
11 28 (5.01%) Digital Marketing
12 26 (4.65%) Web Design
12 26 (4.65%) TDD
12 26 (4.65%) Software Engineering
13 25 (4.47%) Web Development
14 22 (3.94%) Web Analytics
15 20 (3.58%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (3.40%) SOA
17 18 (3.22%) SEO
17 18 (3.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 173 (30.95%) Java
2 142 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 36 (6.44%) SQL
4 25 (4.47%) PHP
5 22 (3.94%) C#
6 18 (3.22%) ActionScript
7 15 (2.68%) Ruby
8 13 (2.33%) ActionScript 3.0
9 12 (2.15%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.07%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.89%) C++
12 4 (0.72%) Perl
12 4 (0.72%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.72%) Python
12 4 (0.72%) C
13 3 (0.54%) ABAP
14 2 (0.36%) VBA
14 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 84 (15.03%) Degree
2 4 (0.72%) HND
3 3 (0.54%) A+ Certification
4 2 (0.36%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.36%) PMP
4 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.36%) VCP4
5 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.18%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.79%) QA
2 5 (0.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.72%) vSphere
4 3 (0.54%) vCloud
5 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.33%) Puppet
2 5 (0.89%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (0.89%) OpenSSO
3 4 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.72%) SCCM
3 4 (0.72%) Casper Suite
4 3 (0.54%) Kibana
4 3 (0.54%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.08%) Oracle
3 22 (3.94%) Apple
4 21 (3.76%) Google
5 19 (3.40%) hybris
5 19 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (3.04%) SAP
7 13 (2.33%) Omniture
8 11 (1.97%) Facebook
8 11 (1.97%) Twitter
8 11 (1.97%) Sitecore
9 9 (1.61%) VMware
9 9 (1.61%) ATG
10 8 (1.43%) Endeca
10 8 (1.43%) Sybase
11 7 (1.25%) IBM
12 6 (1.07%) FatWire
13 5 (0.89%) BEA
13 5 (0.89%) Murex
13 5 (0.89%) Tableau
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