The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 33 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Adobe 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.82% 0.54% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.90% 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £260 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.36 £25.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-34.56% +81.81%
Adobe
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
145 68 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 40.96% 36.76% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 25 55
Average daily rate £420 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £489 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 18
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% +39.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the Oxford region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Oxford region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) Photoshop
3 6 (37.50%) Apple
3 6 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (37.50%) InDesign
3 6 (37.50%) HTML5
3 6 (37.50%) CSS3
4 4 (25.00%) Marketo
4 4 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (25.00%) JIRA
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Marketing
5 3 (18.75%) Aprimo
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (12.50%) VCP4
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) CMS
6 2 (12.50%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) Publishing
6 2 (12.50%) Multimedia
6 2 (12.50%) Content Management

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Photoshop
1 6 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (37.50%) InDesign
2 4 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Publishing
2 2 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Junior
1 6 (37.50%) Web Designer
1 6 (37.50%) Graphic Designer
1 6 (37.50%) Junior Web Designer
1 6 (37.50%) Junior Graphic Designer
1 6 (37.50%) Designer
1 6 (37.50%) Junior Designer
2 4 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Web Editor
4 2 (12.50%) Web Content Editor
4 2 (12.50%) Content Editor
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) QA Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) HTML5
3 6 (37.50%) CSS3
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Content Management
3 2 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) ABAP
2 2 (12.50%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Apple
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Marketo
3 3 (18.75%) Aprimo
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft