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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 158 171 186
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Contract jobs citing Adobe 100 65 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 0.76% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% 1.55% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 41
Average daily rate
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£300 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £75 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £28.25 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.42% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £19.30 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
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
4577 4194 4590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.37% 48.85% 49.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2408 2117 2040
Average daily rate £363 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £215
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 296 255 298
Average hourly rate £16.86 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 +14 28 £300 -2.43% 11
Hampshire -4 26 £275 -38.88% 7
Surrey 0 19 £425 +19.29% 7
Buckinghamshire -6 13 £363 +31.81% 2
Oxfordshire -25 5 £475 +196.87% 3
East Sussex - 4 £150 - 5
Middlesex +6 3 £278 -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 2
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 94 (51.09%) HTML
2 89 (48.37%) Photoshop
3 76 (41.30%) User Experience
3 76 (41.30%) CSS
4 67 (36.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 58 (31.52%) JavaScript
6 50 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (21.20%) Axure RP
8 34 (18.48%) Microsoft
8 34 (18.48%) HTML5
9 33 (17.93%) Marketing
10 28 (15.22%) jQuery
11 27 (14.67%) Dreamweaver
12 26 (14.13%) Flash
12 26 (14.13%) XML
13 25 (13.59%) OmniGraffle
14 24 (13.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 23 (12.50%) CSS3
15 23 (12.50%) Java
15 23 (12.50%) Web Development
15 23 (12.50%) Scrum
16 22 (11.96%) UX Design
17 20 (10.87%) MS Office
18 19 (10.33%) E-Commerce
18 19 (10.33%) Android
18 19 (10.33%) Analytics
19 18 (9.78%) Mobile App
19 18 (9.78%) SQL Server
20 17 (9.24%) Banking
21 16 (8.70%) CMS

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (8.70%) CMS
2 10 (5.43%) Node.js
3 9 (4.89%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.80%) SAS
4 7 (3.80%) IIS
4 7 (3.80%) IBM Notes
4 7 (3.80%) Lotus Domino
4 7 (3.80%) GlassFish
4 7 (3.80%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (2.72%) Drupal
5 5 (2.72%) LiveCycle
6 4 (2.17%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.63%) WordPress
7 3 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.63%) Confluence
7 3 (1.63%) Kentico
7 3 (1.63%) Lync
8 2 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.09%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
Applications
1 89 (48.37%) Photoshop
2 67 (36.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (13.59%) OmniGraffle
4 24 (13.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 20 (10.87%) MS Office
6 15 (8.15%) MS Excel
7 13 (7.07%) InDesign
7 13 (7.07%) Adobe Captivate
8 12 (6.52%) Fireworks
9 9 (4.89%) Adobe After Effects
9 9 (4.89%) MS Visio
10 7 (3.80%) SPSS
11 5 (2.72%) Acrobat
12 4 (2.17%) InfoPath
13 3 (1.63%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (1.63%) MS Project
13 3 (1.63%) PaintShop Pro
14 1 (0.54%) FastStats
14 1 (0.54%) Quicktime
14 1 (0.54%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Google Analytics
2 8 (4.35%) WebTrends
3 6 (3.26%) Optimost
4 4 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.09%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.54%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) DNS
2 5 (2.72%) Internet
3 4 (2.17%) LAN
4 3 (1.63%) VPN
5 2 (1.09%) Intranet
5 2 (1.09%) DHCP
5 2 (1.09%) 3G
5 2 (1.09%) Firewall
6 1 (0.54%) ADSL
6 1 (0.54%) WAN
6 1 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.09%) MySQL
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.54%) MS Access
4 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (21.20%) Axure RP
2 27 (14.67%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.72%) Subversion
4 5 (2.72%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.72%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (2.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (1.63%) Ant
5 3 (1.63%) JIRA
6 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.09%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.09%) Flash Builder
6 2 (1.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.09%) Hudson
6 2 (1.09%) WiX
7 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.54%) Gradle
7 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (17.93%) Marketing
2 17 (9.24%) Banking
3 8 (4.35%) Retail
3 8 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.35%) Finance
4 7 (3.80%) Automotive
4 7 (3.80%) Publishing
4 7 (3.80%) Games
4 7 (3.80%) Interactive Media
5 3 (1.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.09%) Danish Language
6 2 (1.09%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.09%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.09%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.09%) Korean Language
6 2 (1.09%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.09%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.09%) Swedish Language
6 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (45.65%) Designer
2 38 (20.65%) Developer
3 33 (17.93%) UX Designer
4 20 (10.87%) UI Designer
4 20 (10.87%) Analyst
5 15 (8.15%) Web Designer
6 13 (7.07%) Graphic Designer
7 9 (4.89%) Front-End Developer
7 9 (4.89%) Architect
7 9 (4.89%) Visual Designer
8 8 (4.35%) Senior Designer
8 8 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 8 (4.35%) Consultant
8 8 (4.35%) Web Analyst
8 8 (4.35%) E-Learning Developer
9 7 (3.80%) User Experience Architect
10 6 (3.26%) Development Consultant
10 6 (3.26%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.72%) Author
11 5 (2.72%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (51.09%) HTML
2 76 (41.30%) CSS
3 34 (18.48%) HTML5
4 28 (15.22%) jQuery
5 26 (14.13%) XML
5 26 (14.13%) Flash
6 23 (12.50%) CSS3
7 14 (7.61%) AngularJS
8 13 (7.07%) .NET
9 11 (5.98%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (5.43%) MooTools
10 10 (5.43%) ASP.NET
11 9 (4.89%) JSON
12 8 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (3.80%) Ajax
14 6 (3.26%) SVG
15 5 (2.72%) XHTML
16 3 (1.63%) .NET Framework
16 3 (1.63%) Adobe AIR
16 3 (1.63%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 76 (41.30%) User Experience
2 18 (9.78%) Mobile App
3 15 (8.15%) W3C
4 14 (7.61%) Graphic Design
5 13 (7.07%) E-Learning
6 12 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (5.43%) Visualisation
8 8 (4.35%) Open Source
8 8 (4.35%) Animation
9 7 (3.80%) CLARiiON
9 7 (3.80%) Smartphone
10 4 (2.17%) Digital Media
10 4 (2.17%) Social Media
10 4 (2.17%) SCORM
11 3 (1.63%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.09%) Copywriting
12 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.33%) Android
2 16 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 16 (8.70%) Windows
3 8 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.80%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.63%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.50%) Scrum
2 23 (12.50%) Web Development
3 22 (11.96%) UX Design
4 19 (10.33%) Analytics
4 19 (10.33%) E-Commerce
5 14 (7.61%) Web Analytics
6 10 (5.43%) Information Architecture
7 8 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (4.35%) Web Design
8 7 (3.80%) TDD
8 7 (3.80%) Content Management
8 7 (3.80%) Change Management
8 7 (3.80%) Web Accessibility
9 6 (3.26%) Marketing Management
9 6 (3.26%) Customer Insight
9 6 (3.26%) MVC
9 6 (3.26%) Database Marketing
10 5 (2.72%) Data Analysis
10 5 (2.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.52%) JavaScript
2 23 (12.50%) Java
3 11 (5.98%) C#
3 11 (5.98%) SQL
4 9 (4.89%) ActionScript
5 5 (2.72%) ActionScript 3.0
5 5 (2.72%) PHP
5 5 (2.72%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.17%) C
6 4 (2.17%) SAPscript
7 3 (1.63%) ActionScript 2.0
7 3 (1.63%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.63%) ABAP
7 3 (1.63%) C++
7 3 (1.63%) Perl
8 1 (0.54%) VBA
8 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.98%) Degree
2 11 (5.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) WCAG
2 1 (0.54%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (3.80%) vSphere
2 3 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.54%) Casper Suite
2 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.43%) Oracle
2 10 (5.43%) Google
3 8 (4.35%) VMware
4 7 (3.80%) Omniture
4 7 (3.80%) Symantec
4 7 (3.80%) EMC
4 7 (3.80%) Lotus
5 5 (2.72%) Appcelerator
6 4 (2.17%) Coremetrics
6 4 (2.17%) SAP
7 3 (1.63%) DoubleClick
7 3 (1.63%) Maxymiser
7 3 (1.63%) ClickTale
7 3 (1.63%) IBM
8 2 (1.09%) Remedy
9 1 (0.54%) McAfee
9 1 (0.54%) Sophos
9 1 (0.54%) Toshiba
9 1 (0.54%) Thunderhead
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