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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 54 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Adobe 9 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 0.87% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 1.75% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £110 £169
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -34.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £110 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £110 £184
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +9.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.41% -12.82%
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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
461 457 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 54.95% 49.46% 54.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 182 185
Average daily rate £400 £388 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £256 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 29
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.60% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £20.30 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 9 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 8 (53.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (46.67%) Marketing
4 5 (33.33%) User Experience
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) InDesign
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 4 (26.67%) CMS
5 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) B2B
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) W3C
7 2 (13.33%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) OSPF
7 2 (13.33%) Macromedia
7 2 (13.33%) Apple
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) UNIX
7 2 (13.33%) Flash
7 2 (13.33%) XHTML
7 2 (13.33%) MPEG
7 2 (13.33%) RIP
7 2 (13.33%) SNMP
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) Dreamweaver

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (26.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 8 (53.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (26.67%) InDesign
4 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (6.67%) MS Office
4 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) RIP
1 2 (13.33%) SNMP
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) MPLS
1 2 (13.33%) OSPF
1 2 (13.33%) BGP
1 2 (13.33%) DOCSIS
1 2 (13.33%) Telnet
1 2 (13.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Games
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 2 (13.33%) Advertising
4 1 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
4 1 (6.67%) French Language
4 1 (6.67%) German Language
4 1 (6.67%) Italian Language
4 1 (6.67%) Japanese Language
4 1 (6.67%) Korean Language
4 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Photoshop Designer
3 3 (20.00%) UI Designer
4 2 (13.33%) UX Designer
4 2 (13.33%) UI/UX Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Graphic Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Copywriter
5 1 (6.67%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) Flash
3 2 (13.33%) XHTML
3 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) Sass
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.67%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) W3C
3 2 (13.33%) DTV
3 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
3 2 (13.33%) STB
3 2 (13.33%) IPTV
3 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
3 2 (13.33%) Social Network
3 2 (13.33%) Video on Demand
3 2 (13.33%) MPEG
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) FMCG
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Copywriting
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) B2B
2 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (13.33%) Video Processing
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) DRM
3 2 (13.33%) Content Management
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Email Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) XAML
2 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Macromedia
2 2 (13.33%) Tektronix
2 2 (13.33%) Facebook
2 2 (13.33%) Twitter
2 2 (13.33%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Infovista
3 1 (6.67%) Amdocs
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Pega
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) IBM