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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 132 133 173
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +40
Contract jobs citing Adobe 368 379 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.65% 1.57% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 3.70% 3.54% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 247 171
Average daily rate
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£384 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £307 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 8
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.00 £14.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% +48.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.15 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £43.60 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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
9954 10721 9907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.52% 44.41% 45.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6453 6981 6258
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £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 212 215 247
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +1 79 £375 -6.25% 18
Canary Wharf +1 11 £438 +103.48%
Hammersmith -4 3 £300 -7.69%
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Wembley - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 228 (35.63%) HTML
2 186 (29.06%) JavaScript
3 183 (28.59%) Adobe CQ
4 173 (27.03%) CSS
5 161 (25.16%) Java
6 137 (21.41%) User Experience
7 133 (20.78%) Photoshop
8 123 (19.22%) Marketing
9 105 (16.41%) Degree
10 102 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
11 101 (15.78%) Analytics
12 89 (13.91%) Adobe Illustrator
13 87 (13.59%) CMS
13 87 (13.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 84 (13.13%) Content Management
15 83 (12.97%) HTML5
16 80 (12.50%) jQuery
17 78 (12.19%) Finance
18 71 (11.09%) E-Commerce
19 67 (10.47%) Mobile App
20 61 (9.53%) CSS3
21 56 (8.75%) Project Management
21 56 (8.75%) Windows
21 56 (8.75%) SiteCatalyst
22 55 (8.59%) Flash
23 53 (8.28%) Microsoft
24 51 (7.97%) Retail
25 49 (7.66%) XML
25 49 (7.66%) Oracle
26 47 (7.34%) .NET

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 183 (28.59%) Adobe CQ
2 87 (13.59%) CMS
3 23 (3.59%) WebSphere
4 16 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 15 (2.34%) SAS
6 14 (2.19%) Apache
6 14 (2.19%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (2.19%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.03%) Apache Solr
8 12 (1.88%) IIS
9 11 (1.72%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.56%) Drupal
11 9 (1.41%) Umbraco
11 9 (1.41%) WordPress
12 8 (1.25%) OpenStack
13 7 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.94%) JBoss
14 6 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.94%) Node.js
15 5 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 133 (20.78%) Photoshop
2 89 (13.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 87 (13.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 44 (6.88%) MS Office
5 43 (6.72%) InDesign
6 23 (3.59%) MS Excel
7 22 (3.44%) Acrobat
8 21 (3.28%) MS Visio
9 14 (2.19%) Adobe Captivate
10 12 (1.88%) Fireworks
11 10 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (1.56%) Shockwave
12 8 (1.25%) MS Project
12 8 (1.25%) Adobe After Effects
13 7 (1.09%) Final Cut Pro
14 6 (0.94%) Adobe Premiere
14 6 (0.94%) SPSS
15 5 (0.78%) CINEMA 4D
15 5 (0.78%) ImageReady
15 5 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 56 (8.75%) SiteCatalyst
2 36 (5.63%) Google Analytics
3 21 (3.28%) Adobe Campaign
4 18 (2.81%) WebTrends
5 10 (1.56%) Tridion
6 3 (0.47%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.31%) Magento
7 2 (0.31%) Murex MxG2000
7 2 (0.31%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.31%) Exstream
7 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.31%) Unica
8 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.16%) SAP xRPM
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.94%) SaaS
3 5 (0.78%) GitHub
4 4 (0.63%) Office 365
5 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Taleo
6 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.16%) Silverpop
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Heroku
6 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.97%) HTTP
2 16 (2.50%) Internet
3 12 (1.88%) DNS
4 11 (1.72%) WebEx
5 10 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.56%) LAN
6 7 (1.09%) DHCP
6 7 (1.09%) Firewall
7 6 (0.94%) Wireless
8 5 (0.78%) VoIP
8 5 (0.78%) WAN
9 4 (0.63%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.63%) SCCP
9 4 (0.63%) H.323
9 4 (0.63%) Intranet
9 4 (0.63%) BIG-IP
9 4 (0.63%) IMAP
10 3 (0.47%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.47%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.47%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.97%) MongoDB
2 14 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (2.19%) MySQL
2 14 (2.19%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.88%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.72%) Jackrabbit
5 10 (1.56%) CouchDB
5 10 (1.56%) Redis
5 10 (1.56%) Big Data
6 9 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.47%) CloverETL
9 3 (0.47%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.31%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.16%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.41%) Subversion
3 29 (4.53%) Axure RP
4 25 (3.91%) Dreamweaver
5 21 (3.28%) Cucumber
6 19 (2.97%) JIRA
7 17 (2.66%) JUnit
7 17 (2.66%) Mockito
8 15 (2.34%) Jenkins
9 13 (2.03%) Grunt
10 12 (1.88%) Maven
10 12 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (1.72%) TeamCity
11 11 (1.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 10 (1.56%) Selenium
13 8 (1.25%) Visual Studio
13 8 (1.25%) JBehave
13 8 (1.25%) Hudson
14 7 (1.09%) WebDriver
14 7 (1.09%) Firebug
General
1 123 (19.22%) Marketing
2 78 (12.19%) Finance
3 51 (7.97%) Retail
4 35 (5.47%) Publishing
4 35 (5.47%) Banking
5 24 (3.75%) Advertising
6 14 (2.19%) Games
7 12 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.88%) Legal
7 12 (1.88%) Arabic Language
8 7 (1.09%) Interactive Media
8 7 (1.09%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.09%) Law
9 5 (0.78%) Automotive
9 5 (0.78%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.47%) Front Office
10 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 211 (32.97%) Developer
2 124 (19.38%) Designer
3 71 (11.09%) Analyst
4 57 (8.91%) Architect
5 43 (6.72%) Consultant
5 43 (6.72%) Java Developer
6 39 (6.09%) UI Designer
7 31 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
7 31 (4.84%) Business Analyst
8 30 (4.69%) Web Developer
9 29 (4.53%) UX Designer
10 18 (2.81%) Project Manager
10 18 (2.81%) Graphic Designer
11 16 (2.50%) Lead Developer
12 15 (2.34%) Senior Designer
12 15 (2.34%) Content Manager
13 13 (2.03%) Support Analyst
13 13 (2.03%) Flash Developer
14 12 (1.88%) Technical Architect
14 12 (1.88%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (35.63%) HTML
2 173 (27.03%) CSS
3 83 (12.97%) HTML5
4 80 (12.50%) jQuery
5 61 (9.53%) CSS3
6 55 (8.59%) Flash
7 49 (7.66%) XML
8 47 (7.34%) .NET
9 41 (6.41%) J2EE
9 41 (6.41%) Apache Flex
10 36 (5.63%) Web Services
11 32 (5.00%) Spring
12 30 (4.69%) AngularJS
13 29 (4.53%) JSP
14 23 (3.59%) ASP.NET
15 21 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (2.66%) REST
16 17 (2.66%) SOAP
16 17 (2.66%) Ajax
16 17 (2.66%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 137 (21.41%) User Experience
2 67 (10.47%) Mobile App
3 40 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.38%) Graphic Design
5 24 (3.75%) Digital Media
6 23 (3.59%) Social Media
7 22 (3.44%) iPad
8 19 (2.97%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.34%) Visualisation
9 15 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (2.03%) RIA
11 11 (1.72%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.72%) E-Learning
11 11 (1.72%) Open Source
12 10 (1.56%) iPhone
12 10 (1.56%) W3C
13 9 (1.41%) Clustering
13 9 (1.41%) Flash Games
13 9 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (1.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.75%) Windows
2 34 (5.31%) Android
3 30 (4.69%) Apple iOS
3 30 (4.69%) Linux
4 19 (2.97%) Windows 7
5 14 (2.19%) Mac OS X
6 13 (2.03%) UNIX
7 8 (1.25%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.78%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.78%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.63%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
11 3 (0.47%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (15.78%) Analytics
3 84 (13.13%) Content Management
4 71 (11.09%) E-Commerce
5 56 (8.75%) Project Management
6 44 (6.88%) CRM
7 41 (6.41%) Web Analytics
8 37 (5.78%) Information Architecture
9 33 (5.16%) Digital Marketing
10 32 (5.00%) Scrum
11 31 (4.84%) TDD
11 31 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
12 30 (4.69%) SOA
13 29 (4.53%) OO
13 29 (4.53%) Web Design
13 29 (4.53%) MVC
13 29 (4.53%) Web Development
14 28 (4.38%) SEO
15 27 (4.22%) Workflow
15 27 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 186 (29.06%) JavaScript
2 161 (25.16%) Java
3 39 (6.09%) SQL
4 26 (4.06%) PHP
5 21 (3.28%) C#
6 17 (2.66%) Ruby
7 15 (2.34%) ActionScript
8 12 (1.88%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.72%) ActionScript 3.0
10 8 (1.25%) Perl
10 8 (1.25%) Python
11 7 (1.09%) VBScript
11 7 (1.09%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.09%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.78%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.47%) ABAP
14 3 (0.47%) C
15 2 (0.31%) SAPscript
15 2 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 105 (16.41%) Degree
2 9 (1.41%) HND
3 5 (0.78%) Sun Certification
4 4 (0.63%) ACTC
5 3 (0.47%) A+ Certification
5 3 (0.47%) ISEB
5 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.16%) MCSE
7 1 (0.16%) MCSA
7 1 (0.16%) PhD
7 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.19%) QA
2 5 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.09%) vSphere
3 7 (1.09%) vCloud
4 4 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (2.66%) Puppet
2 10 (1.56%) SCCM
3 9 (1.41%) Casper Suite
4 6 (0.94%) Kibana
4 6 (0.94%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.63%) OpenSSO
5 4 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.31%) Ansible
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (8.28%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.66%) Oracle
3 39 (6.09%) Google
4 28 (4.38%) Apple
5 23 (3.59%) Omniture
6 19 (2.97%) hybris
7 17 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.34%) Tableau
9 14 (2.19%) Sitecore
9 14 (2.19%) ATG
9 14 (2.19%) VMware
9 14 (2.19%) SAP
10 11 (1.72%) Demandware
11 10 (1.56%) Cisco
11 10 (1.56%) IBM
12 9 (1.41%) Eloqua
13 8 (1.25%) Aprimo
13 8 (1.25%) Business Objects
13 8 (1.25%) FatWire
14 7 (1.09%) Perforce
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