The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 153 158 138
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing Adobe 101 80 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 0.94% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% 1.91% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 33 46
Average daily rate £325 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £439 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.70 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -21.05%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4625 4189 5464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.00% 49.16% 51.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 2057 2382
Average daily rate £358 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 332 377
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the South East region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the South East region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 43 £375 - 2
Hampshire +11 22 £325 +17.11% 7
Surrey -15 19 £350 +40.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 5 £300 +2.12%
Oxfordshire +1 4 £325 +103.12% 2
West Sussex - 3 - -
Kent +9 1 - - 1
East Sussex -2 1 £200 -42.85% 1
Middlesex - - - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 92 (51.11%) HTML
2 79 (43.89%) CSS
3 62 (34.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 61 (33.89%) Photoshop
5 53 (29.44%) JavaScript
6 40 (22.22%) Axure RP
7 33 (18.33%) Microsoft
8 32 (17.78%) HTML5
9 30 (16.67%) Retail
9 30 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 29 (16.11%) jQuery
10 29 (16.11%) CSS3
11 28 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (15.00%) Dreamweaver
13 26 (14.44%) SC Cleared
14 25 (13.89%) MS Office
14 25 (13.89%) Android
15 24 (13.33%) InDesign
16 23 (12.78%) Flash
16 23 (12.78%) E-Commerce
17 22 (12.22%) Windows
17 22 (12.22%) Scrum
17 22 (12.22%) Analytics
18 21 (11.67%) XML
18 21 (11.67%) Acrobat
18 21 (11.67%) Automotive
19 19 (10.56%) Mobile App
19 19 (10.56%) Information Architecture
20 18 (10.00%) Apple iOS
20 18 (10.00%) PaintShop Pro

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (8.89%) Adobe CQ
2 10 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.56%) CMS
3 8 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.22%) WordPress
5 4 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.22%) Magnolia
6 3 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.11%) IIS
7 2 (1.11%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.11%) Apache
7 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.11%) Commerce Server
7 2 (1.11%) Commerce Server 2007
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.56%) Confluence
8 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.56%) SAS
8 1 (0.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 62 (34.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 61 (33.89%) Photoshop
3 25 (13.89%) MS Office
4 24 (13.33%) InDesign
5 21 (11.67%) Acrobat
6 18 (10.00%) PaintShop Pro
7 17 (9.44%) Fireworks
8 16 (8.89%) MS Visio
8 16 (8.89%) Adobe Captivate
9 13 (7.22%) OmniGraffle
10 12 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 12 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
11 11 (6.11%) MS Excel
12 6 (3.33%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.56%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.56%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.56%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Magento
1 5 (2.78%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.67%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.67%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.78%) LAN
2 4 (2.22%) WAN
2 4 (2.22%) Internet
3 3 (1.67%) SSL
4 2 (1.11%) Intranet
5 1 (0.56%) 3G
5 1 (0.56%) SMS
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) Firewall
5 1 (0.56%) IPsec
5 1 (0.56%) Broadband
5 1 (0.56%) DHCP
5 1 (0.56%) VPN
5 1 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.78%) MySQL
3 2 (1.11%) DB2
3 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (22.22%) Axure RP
2 27 (15.00%) Dreamweaver
3 17 (9.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 7 (3.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.67%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.67%) Subversion
5 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.11%) Ant
6 2 (1.11%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.11%) WiX
6 2 (1.11%) Hudson
6 2 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.11%) Flash Builder
7 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.56%) JIRA
7 1 (0.56%) JUnit
General
1 30 (16.67%) Retail
2 21 (11.67%) Automotive
3 16 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 15 (8.33%) Marketing
5 8 (4.44%) Finance
6 7 (3.89%) Publishing
7 6 (3.33%) Interactive Media
8 3 (1.67%) Military
8 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.67%) Advertising
9 2 (1.11%) French Language
9 2 (1.11%) Banking
9 2 (1.11%) Billing
10 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.56%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.56%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.56%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.56%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.56%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (45.00%) Designer
2 41 (22.78%) Developer
3 40 (22.22%) User Experience Designer
4 16 (8.89%) Visual Designer
4 16 (8.89%) Graphic Designer
5 15 (8.33%) Author
5 15 (8.33%) Architect
6 13 (7.22%) Technical Author
7 12 (6.67%) Consultant
7 12 (6.67%) Flash Developer
8 10 (5.56%) Senior Designer
9 9 (5.00%) Senior User Experience Designer
10 8 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.89%) Web Designer
11 7 (3.89%) UI Designer
12 6 (3.33%) User Experience Architect
12 6 (3.33%) Digital Designer
13 5 (2.78%) Photoshop Designer
13 5 (2.78%) Copywriter
13 5 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (51.11%) HTML
2 79 (43.89%) CSS
3 32 (17.78%) HTML5
4 29 (16.11%) jQuery
4 29 (16.11%) CSS3
5 23 (12.78%) Flash
6 21 (11.67%) XML
7 14 (7.78%) JSON
7 14 (7.78%) Ajax
8 10 (5.56%) JSP
9 9 (5.00%) J2EE
10 8 (4.44%) OSGi
11 4 (2.22%) .NET
11 4 (2.22%) Sass
12 3 (1.67%) ASP.NET
13 2 (1.11%) ADO.NET
13 2 (1.11%) XHTML
13 2 (1.11%) WCF
13 2 (1.11%) Robotlegs
14 1 (0.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.56%) Mobile App
2 18 (10.00%) Graphic Design
3 17 (9.44%) E-Learning
4 13 (7.22%) SCORM
5 12 (6.67%) Client/Server
6 11 (6.11%) Visualisation
6 11 (6.11%) Animation
7 10 (5.56%) Management Information System
8 8 (4.44%) Smartphone
9 7 (3.89%) Social Media
10 3 (1.67%) Blog
10 3 (1.67%) NHS
10 3 (1.67%) W3C
11 2 (1.11%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.11%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.11%) FMCG
11 2 (1.11%) Taxonomies
11 2 (1.11%) Learning Management System
11 2 (1.11%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.89%) Android
2 22 (12.22%) Windows
3 18 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 12 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.11%) Linux
7 2 (1.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.11%) UNIX
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.78%) E-Commerce
3 22 (12.22%) Scrum
3 22 (12.22%) Analytics
4 19 (10.56%) Information Architecture
5 18 (10.00%) Usability Testing
6 16 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (7.78%) Web Analytics
8 13 (7.22%) Time Management
8 13 (7.22%) SEO
9 12 (6.67%) Web Development
10 8 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.44%) Web Design
11 7 (3.89%) Rapid Prototyping
11 7 (3.89%) Content Management
12 6 (3.33%) CRM
12 6 (3.33%) Project Management
13 5 (2.78%) Information Management
13 5 (2.78%) Asset Management
13 5 (2.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.44%) JavaScript
2 17 (9.44%) Java
3 16 (8.89%) ActionScript
4 14 (7.78%) ActionScript 2.0
5 9 (5.00%) SQL
6 7 (3.89%) PHP
7 5 (2.78%) C
8 3 (1.67%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (1.67%) C#
9 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.11%) Perl
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.56%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 30 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 26 (14.44%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (0.56%) MOS
4 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) WCAG
2 2 (1.11%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) Dublin Core
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.56%) WSUS
2 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.44%) Appcelerator
3 10 (5.56%) Oracle
4 5 (2.78%) Google
4 5 (2.78%) IBM
5 4 (2.22%) Omniture
5 4 (2.22%) Facebook
5 4 (2.22%) Twitter
6 3 (1.67%) Teradata
6 3 (1.67%) Ab Initio
6 3 (1.67%) VMware
6 3 (1.67%) Unica
6 3 (1.67%) Siebel
6 3 (1.67%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.11%) McAfee
7 2 (1.11%) Ektron
8 1 (0.56%) Marketo
8 1 (0.56%) hybris
8 1 (0.56%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.56%) Blue Coat
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