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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 29 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Adobe 15 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.43% 3.05% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 14.85% 6.75% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
Average daily rate £225 £488 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.34% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £15.86 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+30.83% -36.56%
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
101 163 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 36.59% 45.15% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 108 43
Average daily rate £320 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.59 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £17.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016, 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) Windows XP
3 11 (45.83%) Lotus
3 11 (45.83%) Acrobat
3 11 (45.83%) Internet
3 11 (45.83%) IBM Notes
3 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) PHP
3 11 (45.83%) PeopleSoft
3 11 (45.83%) DameWare
4 10 (41.67%) SEO
4 10 (41.67%) Google
4 10 (41.67%) Incident Management
4 10 (41.67%) Release Management
4 10 (41.67%) Adobe Analytics
4 10 (41.67%) Change Control
5 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (33.33%) Publishing
6 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (33.33%) VPN
6 8 (33.33%) Node.js
6 8 (33.33%) Software Distribution
7 6 (25.00%) Marketing
7 6 (25.00%) Web Development
7 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) CSS

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (45.83%) IBM Notes
2 8 (33.33%) Node.js
3 5 (20.83%) Apache Solr
3 5 (20.83%) IIS
3 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Acrobat
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (4.17%) 3ds Max
3 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.17%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (20.83%) Google Analytics
2 5 (20.83%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Internet
2 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) VPN
3 5 (20.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
General
1 8 (33.33%) Publishing
2 6 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Technical Services Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce Developer
4 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce Web Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Implementation Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) Web Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Angular Developer
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (12.50%) HTML Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) CSS
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
1 6 (25.00%) HTML5
2 5 (20.83%) LESS
2 5 (20.83%) Sass
3 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.67%) Middleware
3 4 (16.67%) RESTful
3 4 (16.67%) Spring
4 3 (12.50%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.17%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
1 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows XP
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) Change Control
2 10 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 10 (41.67%) Release Management
2 10 (41.67%) SEO
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) Software Distribution
5 6 (25.00%) Web Development
6 5 (20.83%) Analytics
6 5 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) Pay per click
6 5 (20.83%) Tag Management
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
1 11 (45.83%) PHP
2 5 (20.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) LPIC
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) DameWare
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Lotus
2 11 (45.83%) PeopleSoft
3 10 (41.67%) Google
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Apple