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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 40 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Adobe 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.41% - 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 6.35% - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £285
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.41% -12.82%
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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
126 94 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.95% 40.87% 51.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 37 75
Average daily rate £423 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.00 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £15.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) MS Office
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Publishing
5 5 (35.71%) Multimedia
6 3 (21.43%) CMS
6 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (14.29%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (14.29%) Eloqua
7 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) User Experience
7 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) VBScript
7 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) Flash

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 5 (35.71%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
5 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (14.29%) InDesign
6 1 (7.14%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (7.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (35.71%) Publishing
1 5 (35.71%) Multimedia
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Web Editor
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Content Editor
3 2 (14.29%) Content Editor
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Producer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Graphic Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Designer
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) Flash
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (14.29%) System Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Content Management
2 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) ETL
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Campaign Management
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
2 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 2 (14.29%) Aprimo
2 2 (14.29%) Eloqua
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Google