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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 201 135 167
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +32
Contract jobs citing Adobe 64 102 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 1.13% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 2.36% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 61 30
Average daily rate
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£348 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £155 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £16.75 £30.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.30 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £34.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -22.03%
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
4502 4326 3773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 45.73% 47.82% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2380 2105 1784
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 268 310
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £19.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -4.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -29 25 £350 -12.50% 14
Surrey -5 10 £240 -26.77% 6
Oxfordshire -10 10 - - 5
East Sussex +2 6 £400 +100.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £325 +8.33% 6
Hampshire -28 3 £250 -23.07% 3
Kent - - - - 3
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 3
M4 Corridor - - - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 127 (58.53%) HTML
2 116 (53.46%) CSS
3 100 (46.08%) JavaScript
4 75 (34.56%) jQuery
5 74 (34.10%) Photoshop
6 71 (32.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 69 (31.80%) User Experience
8 57 (26.27%) CMS
9 49 (22.58%) HTML5
10 48 (22.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 45 (20.74%) Content Management
12 42 (19.35%) CSS3
13 38 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (17.51%) Marketing
13 38 (17.51%) .NET
13 38 (17.51%) XML
14 36 (16.59%) W3C
14 36 (16.59%) Adobe CQ
14 36 (16.59%) Axure RP
15 34 (15.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 34 (15.67%) SQL
16 32 (14.75%) Web Development
17 31 (14.29%) Google
18 30 (13.82%) Ajax
18 30 (13.82%) Java
19 29 (13.36%) ASP.NET
19 29 (13.36%) OOP
20 27 (12.44%) Microsoft
21 26 (11.98%) Analytics
22 24 (11.06%) XHTML

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 57 (26.27%) CMS
2 36 (16.59%) Adobe CQ
3 17 (7.83%) IIS
4 11 (5.07%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.15%) Apache
6 6 (2.76%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (2.76%) Drupal
6 6 (2.76%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.76%) Confluence
7 5 (2.30%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (2.30%) Node.js
7 5 (2.30%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.30%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.84%) LiveCycle
8 4 (1.84%) Liferay
9 3 (1.38%) SAS
9 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.92%) SAP Portal
10 2 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 74 (34.10%) Photoshop
2 71 (32.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 48 (22.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 19 (8.76%) InDesign
5 13 (5.99%) MS Excel
6 11 (5.07%) OmniGraffle
7 10 (4.61%) MS Visio
8 9 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (4.15%) MS Office
9 7 (3.23%) Adobe Captivate
9 7 (3.23%) GIMP
9 7 (3.23%) Adobe After Effects
10 6 (2.76%) Fireworks
11 4 (1.84%) MS Project
12 3 (1.38%) SPSS
12 3 (1.38%) Acrobat
12 3 (1.38%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.92%) PaintShop Pro
14 1 (0.46%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 12 (5.53%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.30%) Optimost
2 5 (2.30%) WebTrends
2 5 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.84%) Tridion
3 4 (1.84%) Magento
4 1 (0.46%) Radian6
4 1 (0.46%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.60%) Intranet
2 7 (3.23%) DNS
3 6 (2.76%) SSL
3 6 (2.76%) HTTP
4 2 (0.92%) LDAP
4 2 (0.92%) Internet
4 2 (0.92%) X.500
5 1 (0.46%) ADSL
5 1 (0.46%) LAN
5 1 (0.46%) WAN
5 1 (0.46%) VPN
5 1 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 7 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.92%) MySQL
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.46%) MS Access
4 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (16.59%) Axure RP
2 22 (10.14%) Visual Studio
3 20 (9.22%) Dreamweaver
4 9 (4.15%) JIRA
5 8 (3.69%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.23%) NetBeans
7 6 (2.76%) Introscope
8 4 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.84%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Blend
10 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.92%) Subversion
11 1 (0.46%) Maven
11 1 (0.46%) Xcode
11 1 (0.46%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.46%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.46%) Flash Builder
11 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (17.51%) Marketing
2 22 (10.14%) Publishing
3 17 (7.83%) Banking
4 16 (7.37%) Finance
5 11 (5.07%) Retail
6 7 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.76%) Multimedia
8 5 (2.30%) Interactive Media
9 3 (1.38%) Games
10 2 (0.92%) Automotive
10 2 (0.92%) Legal
11 1 (0.46%) Advertising
11 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.46%) Back Office
11 1 (0.46%) French Language
11 1 (0.46%) German Language
11 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.46%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.46%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (35.02%) Developer
2 58 (26.73%) Designer
3 28 (12.90%) Front-End Developer
4 17 (7.83%) UX Designer
4 17 (7.83%) CMS Developer
5 15 (6.91%) Analyst
6 14 (6.45%) Architect
6 14 (6.45%) Web Designer
7 13 (5.99%) Graphic Designer
8 12 (5.53%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (5.53%) UI Designer
9 11 (5.07%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.61%) Java Developer
11 9 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.15%) Junior
12 8 (3.69%) Junior Designer
12 8 (3.69%) WebSphere Engineer
13 7 (3.23%) Web Developer
14 6 (2.76%) Consultant
14 6 (2.76%) Junior Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (58.53%) HTML
2 116 (53.46%) CSS
3 75 (34.56%) jQuery
4 49 (22.58%) HTML5
5 42 (19.35%) CSS3
6 38 (17.51%) .NET
6 38 (17.51%) XML
7 34 (15.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 30 (13.82%) Ajax
9 29 (13.36%) ASP.NET
10 24 (11.06%) XHTML
11 23 (10.60%) Web Services
12 20 (9.22%) Sass
13 18 (8.29%) XSD
14 17 (7.83%) XSLT
15 12 (5.53%) Backbone.js
15 12 (5.53%) AngularJS
16 11 (5.07%) Flash
16 11 (5.07%) MooTools
17 10 (4.61%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (31.80%) User Experience
2 36 (16.59%) W3C
3 17 (7.83%) Web 2.0
4 13 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.53%) Open Source
6 9 (4.15%) Graphic Design
7 8 (3.69%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.76%) Social Media
8 6 (2.76%) E-Learning
9 5 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.30%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.84%) Video Editing
11 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.38%) Taxonomies
11 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.92%) Animation
12 2 (0.92%) SCORM
12 2 (0.92%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.69%) Linux
2 6 (2.76%) Windows
2 6 (2.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.38%) Android
4 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.74%) Content Management
2 38 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (14.75%) Web Development
4 29 (13.36%) OOP
5 26 (11.98%) Analytics
6 20 (9.22%) E-Commerce
7 18 (8.29%) Web Analytics
8 17 (7.83%) Rapid Prototyping
9 16 (7.37%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (6.91%) Information Architecture
10 15 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.53%) Customer Engagement
11 12 (5.53%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (5.07%) Scrum
13 9 (4.15%) Project Management
13 9 (4.15%) OO
13 9 (4.15%) UML
14 8 (3.69%) TDD
15 7 (3.23%) SOA
15 7 (3.23%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 100 (46.08%) JavaScript
2 34 (15.67%) SQL
3 30 (13.82%) Java
4 6 (2.76%) C#
4 6 (2.76%) Perl
4 6 (2.76%) Python
4 6 (2.76%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.76%) Jython
5 4 (1.84%) SAPscript
5 4 (1.84%) ABAP
5 4 (1.84%) ActionScript
5 4 (1.84%) PHP
5 4 (1.84%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.38%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.46%) VBA
8 1 (0.46%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.46%) XAML
8 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (7.37%) Degree
2 8 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) SLA
2 2 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.46%) XenApp
2 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (14.29%) Google
2 27 (12.44%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.22%) OpenText
4 17 (7.83%) RedDot
5 11 (5.07%) IBM
6 8 (3.69%) Capita
6 8 (3.69%) Omniture
7 6 (2.76%) DoubleClick
7 6 (2.76%) Oracle
7 6 (2.76%) SAP
7 6 (2.76%) Apple
7 6 (2.76%) AppDynamics
7 6 (2.76%) Maxymiser
7 6 (2.76%) ClickTale
8 5 (2.30%) VMware
9 4 (1.84%) HP
9 4 (1.84%) Marketo
10 3 (1.38%) Coremetrics
10 3 (1.38%) Aprimo
11 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
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