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 21 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 38 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Adobe 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.89% 1.52% 2.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 3.26% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.69% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
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
139 92 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 41.25% 46.46% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 46 63
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +41.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £11.85 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.25 £17.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) ABAP
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) SAPscript
1 2 (66.67%) SAP HR
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Core Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) DRM
2 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP HR
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
1 1 (33.33%) Animation
1 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DRM
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) ABAP
1 2 (66.67%) SAPscript
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
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