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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 58 74 86
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Contract jobs citing Adobe 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.60% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£211 £150 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.83% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £21.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-26.43% +35.93%
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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
416 498 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.38% 49.80% 55.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 190 218
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £176 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.62% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 August 2014.

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 August 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 9 (69.23%) Photoshop
2 5 (38.46%) Android
2 5 (38.46%) Marketing
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (38.46%) Adobe After Effects
3 4 (30.77%) CMS
3 4 (30.77%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) Animation
3 4 (30.77%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Web Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Danish Language
4 3 (23.08%) Dutch Language
4 3 (23.08%) Italian Language
4 3 (23.08%) Japanese Language
4 3 (23.08%) Korean Language
4 3 (23.08%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (23.08%) Spanish Language
4 3 (23.08%) Swedish Language
4 3 (23.08%) WebCenter
4 3 (23.08%) JSP
4 3 (23.08%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (23.08%) W3C
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) Content Management
5 2 (15.38%) Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (30.77%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Photoshop
2 5 (38.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (38.46%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (15.38%) MS Office
4 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.69%) InDesign
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (7.69%) CINEMA 4D
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (7.69%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Danish Language
2 3 (23.08%) Dutch Language
2 3 (23.08%) Italian Language
2 3 (23.08%) Japanese Language
2 3 (23.08%) Korean Language
2 3 (23.08%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (23.08%) Spanish Language
2 3 (23.08%) Swedish Language
3 2 (15.38%) Publishing
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Designer
2 4 (30.77%) Visual Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Producer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Designer
5 1 (7.69%) UI Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Creative Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) User Experience Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Designer
5 1 (7.69%) CSS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Animator
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Editor
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) WebCenter
3 3 (23.08%) JSP
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (7.69%) LESS
5 1 (7.69%) MooTools
5 1 (7.69%) WAMP
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) LAMP
5 1 (7.69%) XML-RPC
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Animation
2 3 (23.08%) W3C
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) Copywriting
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Web Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Content Management
3 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Web Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle