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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 47 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing Adobe 13 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 1.08% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 3.87% 2.08% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 2
Median daily rate £200 £550 £211
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +160.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £225 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £650 £292
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
- +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £12.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -25.00%
Adobe
Berkshire

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
336 528 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.46% 51.97% 47.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 312 191
Median daily rate £388 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 33
Median hourly rate £9.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.91% +23.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Adobe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 16 (69.57%) HTML
1 16 (69.57%) User Experience
2 12 (52.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) Marketing
4 10 (43.48%) Wireframes
5 8 (34.78%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (34.78%) HTML5
5 8 (34.78%) CMS
5 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
6 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (30.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (26.09%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (21.74%) Content Management
8 5 (21.74%) MS Office
8 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
8 5 (21.74%) Project Management
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) Jasmine
9 4 (17.39%) Analytics
9 4 (17.39%) Infographics
9 4 (17.39%) TeamSite
9 4 (17.39%) Publishing
9 4 (17.39%) XML
9 4 (17.39%) Web Design
9 4 (17.39%) Web Analytics
9 4 (17.39%) Animation
9 4 (17.39%) Video Editing
9 4 (17.39%) QA

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) CMS
2 7 (30.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
3 6 (26.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
4 5 (21.74%) MS Office
5 2 (8.70%) InDesign
6 1 (4.35%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jasmine
2 3 (13.04%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 10 (43.48%) Marketing
2 4 (17.39%) Publishing
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Designer
2 4 (17.39%) Artworker
2 4 (17.39%) Graphic Designer
2 4 (17.39%) Web Designer
2 4 (17.39%) Web Producer
3 3 (13.04%) UX Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Content Manager
4 2 (8.70%) HTML CSS Producer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Content Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Web Content Producer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Editor
4 2 (8.70%) Web Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Website Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) CSS3
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) Ajax
6 2 (8.70%) Apache Felix
6 2 (8.70%) Apache Sling
6 2 (8.70%) JSON
6 2 (8.70%) Lucene
6 2 (8.70%) OSGi
6 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (8.70%) RESTful
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 1 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Animation
2 4 (17.39%) Video Editing
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Graphic Design
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.70%) Social Media
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Wireframes
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (21.74%) Content Management
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Analytics
4 4 (17.39%) Infographics
4 4 (17.39%) Web Analytics
4 4 (17.39%) Web Design
5 2 (8.70%) B2B
5 2 (8.70%) B2C
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
5 2 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (4.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.35%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Alterian