The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 139 161 165
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs citing Adobe 118 87 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.30% 0.97% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 2.04% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £301 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £125 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £13.84 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £9.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £19.30 £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
Adobe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4220 4260 4150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.64% 47.44% 50.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2306 2122 2056
Average daily rate £388 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 242 321
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.07 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 2015.

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
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 29 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +25 59 £353 +0.71% 5
Oxfordshire -6 16 £475 +123.52% 4
Buckinghamshire +13 13 £250 +42.85% 2
West Sussex -8 12 £438 - 1
Hampshire -13 6 £350 +9.80% 7
Surrey -1 5 £263 -19.23% 4
Middlesex +8 3 £469 +33.92%
Kent +1 2 £150 -45.45% 4
East Sussex -13 2 £395 +97.50% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £248 -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 111 (51.39%) HTML
2 92 (42.59%) CSS
3 85 (39.35%) JavaScript
4 81 (37.50%) Photoshop
5 67 (31.02%) User Experience
6 64 (29.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 60 (27.78%) jQuery
8 56 (25.93%) CMS
9 48 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 48 (22.22%) Marketing
10 45 (20.83%) Content Management
11 41 (18.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 40 (18.52%) HTML5
12 40 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (16.20%) CSS3
14 33 (15.28%) Axure RP
15 32 (14.81%) XML
16 30 (13.89%) Microsoft
17 29 (13.43%) W3C
17 29 (13.43%) E-Commerce
17 29 (13.43%) SQL
17 29 (13.43%) InDesign
17 29 (13.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 28 (12.96%) Google
19 27 (12.50%) .NET
20 25 (11.57%) Java
20 25 (11.57%) XHTML
21 24 (11.11%) OOP
22 23 (10.65%) Analytics
23 22 (10.19%) ASP.NET

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 56 (25.93%) CMS
2 41 (18.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 13 (6.02%) IIS
3 13 (6.02%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.17%) Apache
5 7 (3.24%) NetWeaver
5 7 (3.24%) Drupal
6 6 (2.78%) WordPress
6 6 (2.78%) Node.js
6 6 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.85%) ExpressionEngine
7 4 (1.85%) Confluence
7 4 (1.85%) SAP EP
7 4 (1.85%) SAS
8 3 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.39%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.93%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.93%) Liferay
Applications
1 81 (37.50%) Photoshop
2 64 (29.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 48 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 29 (13.43%) InDesign
5 16 (7.41%) MS Excel
6 13 (6.02%) MS Office
7 11 (5.09%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (3.70%) MS Visio
9 7 (3.24%) GIMP
10 6 (2.78%) 3ds Max
10 6 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (2.78%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (1.85%) SPSS
12 3 (1.39%) Acrobat
12 3 (1.39%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (1.39%) Maya
12 3 (1.39%) ZBrush
12 3 (1.39%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.93%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.17%) SAP PSCD
2 6 (2.78%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (2.31%) SAP CRM
4 4 (1.85%) SAP FI-CA
4 4 (1.85%) SAP MDM
5 3 (1.39%) WebTrends
5 3 (1.39%) Magento
6 2 (0.93%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.56%) Adobe Analytics
1 12 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) Yammer
2 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.87%) Intranet
2 7 (3.24%) DNS
3 6 (2.78%) SSL
3 6 (2.78%) HTTP
4 5 (2.31%) Internet
5 2 (0.93%) SSH
5 2 (0.93%) MPLS
5 2 (0.93%) OSPF
5 2 (0.93%) BGP
5 2 (0.93%) DOCSIS
5 2 (0.93%) Telnet
5 2 (0.93%) X.500
5 2 (0.93%) RIP
5 2 (0.93%) SNMP
5 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.93%) VPN
5 2 (0.93%) LDAP
6 1 (0.46%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.78%) Oracle Database
1 6 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.85%) MySQL
4 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.46%) MS Access
5 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.46%) DB2
5 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (15.28%) Axure RP
2 17 (7.87%) Dreamweaver
2 17 (7.87%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.70%) JIRA
3 8 (3.70%) Subversion
4 7 (3.24%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.78%) Introscope
6 5 (2.31%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (1.85%) NetBeans
8 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Blend
9 2 (0.93%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.46%) Ant
10 1 (0.46%) Xcode
10 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.46%) Grunt
10 1 (0.46%) CA Gen
10 1 (0.46%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.46%) Mocha
General
1 48 (22.22%) Marketing
2 18 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.41%) Publishing
3 16 (7.41%) Retail
4 10 (4.63%) Games
5 9 (4.17%) Finance
6 8 (3.70%) Multimedia
7 7 (3.24%) Interactive Media
8 6 (2.78%) Legal
9 5 (2.31%) Banking
9 5 (2.31%) Advertising
10 3 (1.39%) Electronics
11 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.93%) Automotive
12 1 (0.46%) Local Government
12 1 (0.46%) French Language
12 1 (0.46%) German Language
12 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.46%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.46%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 70 (32.41%) Developer
2 58 (26.85%) Designer
3 24 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 19 (8.80%) Architect
5 18 (8.33%) Junior
6 15 (6.94%) Graphic Designer
7 13 (6.02%) Web Designer
7 13 (6.02%) UX Designer
8 12 (5.56%) CMS Developer
8 12 (5.56%) Analyst
9 11 (5.09%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.09%) Digital Designer
10 9 (4.17%) Java Developer
10 9 (4.17%) Senior Designer
10 9 (4.17%) UI Designer
11 8 (3.70%) SAP Architect
11 8 (3.70%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.70%) Senior Digital Designer
11 8 (3.70%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (51.39%) HTML
2 92 (42.59%) CSS
3 60 (27.78%) jQuery
4 40 (18.52%) HTML5
5 35 (16.20%) CSS3
6 32 (14.81%) XML
7 29 (13.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 27 (12.50%) .NET
9 25 (11.57%) XHTML
10 22 (10.19%) ASP.NET
10 22 (10.19%) Ajax
11 18 (8.33%) Sass
12 17 (7.87%) Web Services
13 15 (6.94%) XSLT
14 13 (6.02%) XSD
15 11 (5.09%) Backbone.js
16 9 (4.17%) Flash
17 8 (3.70%) AngularJS
18 7 (3.24%) Worklight
18 7 (3.24%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 67 (31.02%) User Experience
2 29 (13.43%) W3C
3 13 (6.02%) Web 2.0
4 11 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.24%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.24%) Graphic Design
5 7 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.78%) Video Editing
6 6 (2.78%) Social Media
7 4 (1.85%) Social Network
7 4 (1.85%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.39%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.39%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.39%) Xbox
8 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.39%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.93%) Photography
9 2 (0.93%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.17%) Windows
1 9 (4.17%) Linux
2 6 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.85%) UNIX
4 3 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.83%) Content Management
2 40 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (13.43%) E-Commerce
4 24 (11.11%) OOP
5 23 (10.65%) Analytics
6 19 (8.80%) Web Development
7 16 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (6.02%) Rapid Prototyping
10 12 (5.56%) Information Architecture
11 11 (5.09%) Web Analytics
12 10 (4.63%) Customer Engagement
12 10 (4.63%) Scrum
12 10 (4.63%) Web Design
12 10 (4.63%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (4.63%) OO
12 10 (4.63%) ERP
13 9 (4.17%) Revenue Management
13 9 (4.17%) Open Source
13 9 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 85 (39.35%) JavaScript
2 29 (13.43%) SQL
3 25 (11.57%) Java
4 7 (3.24%) Perl
4 7 (3.24%) PL/SQL
4 7 (3.24%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.78%) Jython
5 6 (2.78%) PHP
5 6 (2.78%) VB.NET
5 6 (2.78%) Python
6 5 (2.31%) VBScript
7 4 (1.85%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.85%) ABAP
8 3 (1.39%) SAPscript
8 3 (1.39%) Ruby
9 2 (0.93%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.93%) C#
10 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.46%) VBA
10 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.78%) QA
2 3 (1.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) WCAG
3 1 (0.46%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.96%) Google
3 17 (7.87%) Oracle
4 16 (7.41%) SAP
5 15 (6.94%) OpenText
6 13 (6.02%) RedDot
7 9 (4.17%) IBM
8 8 (3.70%) Apple
9 7 (3.24%) Capita
9 7 (3.24%) Omniture
10 6 (2.78%) Aprimo
10 6 (2.78%) AppDynamics
10 6 (2.78%) Business Objects
11 5 (2.31%) Tableau
11 5 (2.31%) Eloqua
11 5 (2.31%) Twitter
12 4 (1.85%) Facebook
13 3 (1.39%) Xamarin
14 2 (0.93%) Tektronix
14 2 (0.93%) VMware
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