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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 66 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing Adobe 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.46% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.92% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £260 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -53.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.82% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +72.41%
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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
414 543 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 45.70% 50.00% 55.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 304 208
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 40
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.80 £21.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Copywriting
2 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) XML

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) LiveCycle
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Danish Language
3 1 (16.67%) Dutch Language
3 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
3 1 (16.67%) Japanese Language
3 1 (16.67%) Korean Language
3 1 (16.67%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
3 1 (16.67%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Flash Developer
2 1 (16.67%) E-Learning Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Editor
2 1 (16.67%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Flash
2 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Copywriting
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) W3C
2 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Web Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) DSDM
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
1 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
1 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft