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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 70 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Adobe 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.20% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.39% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £260 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -25.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-33.12% +85.18%
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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
421 507 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 44.74% 49.90% 50.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 245 128
Average daily rate £400 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.36 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 2 March 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Publishing
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) French Language
3 1 (25.00%) German Language
3 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (25.00%) Japanese Language
3 1 (25.00%) Korean Language
3 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) LiveCycle
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) LiveCycle
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) German Language
2 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (25.00%) Japanese Language
2 1 (25.00%) Korean Language
2 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Flash Developer
1 1 (25.00%) E-Learning Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
1 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) DSDM
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Google
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