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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 71 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Adobe 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 0.11% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 0.26% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £200 £225 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -40.00%
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
495 388 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.51% 44.50% 50.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 212 249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +122.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) User Experience
4 5 (26.32%) Retail
4 5 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (26.32%) SAP
4 5 (26.32%) CRM
4 5 (26.32%) Middleware
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) SOA
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) Photoshop
5 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) CMS
5 4 (21.05%) Banking
5 4 (21.05%) FatWire
5 4 (21.05%) Content Management
5 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) SCADA
5 4 (21.05%) SAP PI
5 4 (21.05%) Pega
5 4 (21.05%) Sitecore
5 4 (21.05%) Social Media

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (21.05%) CMS
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Alfresco
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Portal
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (21.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (21.05%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) BGP
1 3 (15.79%) DOCSIS
1 3 (15.79%) MPLS
1 3 (15.79%) OSPF
1 3 (15.79%) RIP
1 3 (15.79%) SNMP
1 3 (15.79%) SSH
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) Telnet
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Axure RP
2 2 (10.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Games
5 1 (5.26%) French Language
5 1 (5.26%) German Language
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Designer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) UX Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Tester
5 2 (10.53%) UI Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Creative Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Creative Graphic Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Governance Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Lead UX Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Master Data Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Master Data Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior UX Designer
6 1 (5.26%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware
2 4 (21.05%) SAP PI
3 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) Dojo
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) JPA
5 1 (5.26%) SAP XI
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Digital Media
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (21.05%) SCADA
2 4 (21.05%) Social Media
3 3 (15.79%) DTV
3 3 (15.79%) IPTV
3 3 (15.79%) MPEG
3 3 (15.79%) Streaming Video
3 3 (15.79%) Video on Demand
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) CRM
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Content Management
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) DRM
5 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
5 3 (15.79%) Video Processing
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Information Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) Open Source
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) FatWire
2 4 (21.05%) Guidewire
2 4 (21.05%) hybris
2 4 (21.05%) MuleSoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Pega
2 4 (21.05%) Sitecore
3 3 (15.79%) Apple
3 3 (15.79%) Tektronix
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Quark