The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 75 54 72
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs citing Adobe 3 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 1.68% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 3.33% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £135 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £350 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £350 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -23.07%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
570 390 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.78% 50.52% 55.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 150 211
Average daily rate £375 £340 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 29
Average hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +93.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £15.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Adobe
Berkshire

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
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 16 April 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Photoshop
1 6 (85.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (71.43%) InDesign
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) Acrobat
3 3 (42.86%) Advertising
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) MooTools
5 1 (14.29%) WAMP
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (14.29%) Confluence
5 1 (14.29%) LESS
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Publishing
5 1 (14.29%) LAMP

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Photoshop
1 6 (85.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (71.43%) InDesign
3 3 (42.86%) Acrobat
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 1 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Designer
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Designer
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Designer
3 3 (42.86%) Graphic Designer
3 3 (42.86%) Photoshop Designer
4 2 (28.57%) Developer
5 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Creative Designer
5 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience Developer
5 1 (14.29%) UI Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) CSS Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
5 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) MooTools
3 1 (14.29%) WAMP
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) LESS
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) XML-RPC
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
1 1 (14.29%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
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