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 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 163 171 170
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 86 61 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.93% 0.70% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.97% 1.43% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 36
Average daily rate
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£313 £208 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.60% -20.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £150 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +13.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +12.50%
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
4373 4271 4879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.07% 48.83% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2269 2161 2121
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £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 245 263 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 August 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
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 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 33 £319 +22.00% 5
Surrey +4 18 £425 +47.82% 5
Hampshire -8 15 £275 -9.83% 7
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £200 - 2
East Sussex - 5 £185 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £313 -
Oxfordshire -12 2 £283 +76.56% 1
Kent - 2 - - 2
Middlesex -2 1 £280 -
Sussex - - - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 90 (53.89%) HTML
1 90 (53.89%) Photoshop
2 74 (44.31%) CSS
3 66 (39.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 57 (34.13%) JavaScript
5 47 (28.14%) Axure RP
6 29 (17.37%) HTML5
7 27 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (15.57%) jQuery
8 26 (15.57%) OmniGraffle
9 25 (14.97%) Scrum
10 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
10 24 (14.37%) XML
10 24 (14.37%) Android
10 24 (14.37%) User Experience Design
11 23 (13.77%) Flash
12 21 (12.57%) Dreamweaver
13 19 (11.38%) Graphic Design
13 19 (11.38%) Marketing
14 18 (10.78%) CSS3
15 17 (10.18%) Mobile App
15 17 (10.18%) MS Office
15 17 (10.18%) E-Learning
16 16 (9.58%) CMS
17 15 (8.98%) Adobe After Effects
17 15 (8.98%) Adobe Captivate
17 15 (8.98%) Security Cleared
18 14 (8.38%) Animation
18 14 (8.38%) Java
18 14 (8.38%) Analytics

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (9.58%) CMS
2 10 (5.99%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.79%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (2.40%) Drupal
4 4 (2.40%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.40%) Node.js
5 3 (1.80%) Confluence
5 3 (1.80%) SAS
5 3 (1.80%) WordPress
6 2 (1.20%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.20%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.60%) Kentico
7 1 (0.60%) Lync
7 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.60%) FileNet
7 1 (0.60%) Apache
7 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 90 (53.89%) Photoshop
2 66 (39.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (15.57%) OmniGraffle
4 17 (10.18%) MS Office
5 15 (8.98%) Adobe After Effects
5 15 (8.98%) Adobe Captivate
6 12 (7.19%) InDesign
7 10 (5.99%) Fireworks
8 9 (5.39%) MS Excel
9 7 (4.19%) Acrobat
9 7 (4.19%) InfoPath
10 6 (3.59%) MS Visio
11 5 (2.99%) PaintShop Pro
12 4 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (1.80%) SPSS
14 2 (1.20%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.60%) Final Cut Pro
15 1 (0.60%) Quicktime
15 1 (0.60%) MS Project
15 1 (0.60%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.20%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.60%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.60%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.99%) LAN
2 2 (1.20%) WAN
2 2 (1.20%) DHCP
2 2 (1.20%) VPN
2 2 (1.20%) 3G
2 2 (1.20%) SAN
2 2 (1.20%) Internet
2 2 (1.20%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) IPsec
3 1 (0.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) LDAP
3 1 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.80%) MySQL
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.60%) DB2
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (28.14%) Axure RP
2 21 (12.57%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (4.19%) Subversion
4 5 (2.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.40%) Ant
5 4 (2.40%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.80%) Flash Builder
6 3 (1.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.80%) Hudson
6 3 (1.80%) WiX
6 3 (1.80%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.80%) JIRA
7 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.60%) Gradle
8 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
General
1 19 (11.38%) Marketing
2 11 (6.59%) Retail
3 8 (4.79%) Automotive
3 8 (4.79%) Publishing
4 6 (3.59%) Finance
5 5 (2.99%) Games
6 4 (2.40%) Banking
6 4 (2.40%) Military
6 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.80%) Interactive Media
7 3 (1.80%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.80%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.80%) Korean Language
7 3 (1.80%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.80%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.80%) Swedish Language
7 3 (1.80%) Danish Language
7 3 (1.80%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.20%) French Language
8 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (53.89%) Designer
2 43 (25.75%) Developer
2 43 (25.75%) User Experience Designer
3 19 (11.38%) UI Designer
3 19 (11.38%) Visual Designer
4 16 (9.58%) Web Designer
5 10 (5.99%) Graphic Designer
5 10 (5.99%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (5.39%) E-Learning Developer
7 8 (4.79%) Senior Designer
8 7 (4.19%) Web Developer
9 6 (3.59%) Analyst
9 6 (3.59%) Interaction Designer
10 5 (2.99%) Cloud Developer
10 5 (2.99%) Architect
10 5 (2.99%) Author
10 5 (2.99%) ActionScript Developer
10 5 (2.99%) Flash Developer
11 4 (2.40%) Senior Web Designer
11 4 (2.40%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (53.89%) HTML
2 74 (44.31%) CSS
3 29 (17.37%) HTML5
4 26 (15.57%) jQuery
5 24 (14.37%) XML
6 23 (13.77%) Flash
7 18 (10.78%) CSS3
8 11 (6.59%) Ajax
9 9 (5.39%) .NET
10 8 (4.79%) JSON
10 8 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (4.19%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.19%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.99%) XHTML
12 5 (2.99%) MooTools
13 4 (2.40%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (2.40%) WebCenter
14 3 (1.80%) LESS
14 3 (1.80%) Robotlegs
14 3 (1.80%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.38%) Graphic Design
2 17 (10.18%) Mobile App
2 17 (10.18%) E-Learning
3 14 (8.38%) Animation
4 11 (6.59%) Visualisation
5 10 (5.99%) W3C
6 7 (4.19%) SCORM
6 7 (4.19%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.99%) Open Source
7 5 (2.99%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.80%) Social Media
10 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.20%) Video Editing
10 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.20%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.60%) Statistics
11 1 (0.60%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.37%) Android
2 13 (7.78%) Apple iOS
3 12 (7.19%) Windows
4 8 (4.79%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.99%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.20%) Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.60%) UNIX
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.97%) Scrum
3 24 (14.37%) User Experience Design
4 14 (8.38%) Analytics
5 12 (7.19%) Information Architecture
5 12 (7.19%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (7.19%) E-Commerce
5 12 (7.19%) Usability Testing
6 10 (5.99%) Content Management
6 10 (5.99%) MVC
7 9 (5.39%) Web Analytics
7 9 (5.39%) Web Design
8 7 (4.19%) Migration
8 7 (4.19%) Web Accessibility
8 7 (4.19%) Time Management
8 7 (4.19%) Web Development
9 6 (3.59%) Information Management
9 6 (3.59%) OOP
9 6 (3.59%) SEO
10 4 (2.40%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (34.13%) JavaScript
2 14 (8.38%) Java
3 12 (7.19%) ActionScript
4 8 (4.79%) PHP
5 7 (4.19%) C
5 7 (4.19%) C#
6 6 (3.59%) ActionScript 2.0
7 5 (2.99%) ActionScript 3.0
7 5 (2.99%) Perl
8 4 (2.40%) SQL
9 2 (1.20%) C++
9 2 (1.20%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.60%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.60%) ABAP
10 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (8.98%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.59%) Degree
2 11 (6.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) JSP 440
1 2 (1.20%) WCAG
2 1 (0.60%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.60%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.20%) SCCM
2 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.60%) Puppet
3 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.39%) Oracle
3 5 (2.99%) Appcelerator
4 3 (1.80%) McAfee
4 3 (1.80%) Cisco
5 2 (1.20%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.20%) SAP
5 2 (1.20%) Remedy
5 2 (1.20%) HP
5 2 (1.20%) Juniper
5 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.20%) VMware
6 1 (0.60%) Nintex
6 1 (0.60%) Lumension
6 1 (0.60%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.60%) Apple
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.60%) IBM
6 1 (0.60%) Alterian
6 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
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