The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 57 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Adobe 9 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.00% 0.81% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.97% 1.64% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £135 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £293
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
456 489 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.84% 49.59% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 218 185
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £222 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.62% -30.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.10 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Facebook
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Social Network
4 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (18.18%) Video Processing
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Tektronix
4 2 (18.18%) Video on Demand
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) Advertising
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) DOCSIS
4 2 (18.18%) DRM
4 2 (18.18%) DTV
4 2 (18.18%) Telnet

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
2 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (18.18%) InDesign
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (9.09%) SPSS
4 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) MPLS
1 2 (18.18%) OSPF
1 2 (18.18%) BGP
1 2 (18.18%) DOCSIS
1 2 (18.18%) Telnet
1 2 (18.18%) RIP
1 2 (18.18%) SNMP
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Advertising
3 2 (18.18%) Games
4 1 (9.09%) French Language
4 1 (9.09%) German Language
4 1 (9.09%) Italian Language
4 1 (9.09%) Japanese Language
4 1 (9.09%) Korean Language
4 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
4 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Flash Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Copywriter
3 1 (9.09%) Photoshop Designer
3 1 (9.09%) E-Learning Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Flash
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
1 2 (18.18%) Social Network
1 2 (18.18%) Video on Demand
1 2 (18.18%) DTV
1 2 (18.18%) MPEG
1 2 (18.18%) STB
1 2 (18.18%) IPTV
1 2 (18.18%) Streaming Video
2 1 (9.09%) E-Learning
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Video Processing
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) DRM
2 2 (18.18%) Content Management
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) B2B
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) SEO
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Email Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
1 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
1 1 (9.09%) XAML
1 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 1 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
1 1 (9.09%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Facebook
2 2 (18.18%) Twitter
2 2 (18.18%) Tektronix
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau