The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Adobe 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 0.93% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -22.03%
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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 Preston region.

Vendors Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 53.27% 44.09% 49.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 25
Average daily rate £400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £465 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -34.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Adobe
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 3 (100.00%) ABAP
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (66.67%) SAP HR
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP