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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 171 151 168
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing Adobe 96 87 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.98% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.08% 2.07% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 22
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £259 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £21.58 £25.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +63.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.10 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £34.50 £16.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-33.12% +85.18%
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
4622 4206 3620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.16% 47.50% 47.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2430 2025 1662
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 £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 252 326
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 February 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
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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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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
Buckinghamshire +13 24 £320 -1.53% 1
Berkshire -24 19 £378 -5.62% 8
East Sussex - 17 £288 - 1
Surrey +4 15 £270 -6.08% 9
Oxfordshire -6 14 £275 -21.42% 4
Hampshire -27 3 £240 -26.15% 3
Kent - 1 £250 - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 122 (55.96%) HTML
2 112 (51.38%) CSS
3 99 (45.41%) JavaScript
4 79 (36.24%) Photoshop
5 75 (34.40%) jQuery
6 72 (33.03%) User Experience
7 67 (30.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 53 (24.31%) HTML5
8 53 (24.31%) CMS
9 49 (22.48%) Adobe Illustrator
10 46 (21.10%) CSS3
11 45 (20.64%) Content Management
12 42 (19.27%) XML
13 41 (18.81%) Web Development
14 40 (18.35%) W3C
15 39 (17.89%) .NET
16 38 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (16.97%) Marketing
18 35 (16.06%) SQL
19 34 (15.60%) Adobe CQ
19 34 (15.60%) Axure RP
20 33 (15.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 33 (15.14%) Google
21 31 (14.22%) Java
22 30 (13.76%) ASP.NET
22 30 (13.76%) OOP
23 29 (13.30%) Microsoft
23 29 (13.30%) Ajax
24 27 (12.39%) Dreamweaver
25 24 (11.01%) IIS

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 53 (24.31%) CMS
2 34 (15.60%) Adobe CQ
3 24 (11.01%) IIS
4 10 (4.59%) Node.js
5 9 (4.13%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.67%) Apache
7 7 (3.21%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.21%) IBM Notes
7 7 (3.21%) Lotus Domino
7 7 (3.21%) GlassFish
7 7 (3.21%) Umbraco
8 6 (2.75%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (2.29%) ExpressionEngine
9 5 (2.29%) SAS
9 5 (2.29%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.83%) LiveCycle
10 4 (1.83%) Liferay
11 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.38%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 79 (36.24%) Photoshop
2 67 (30.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 49 (22.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 19 (8.72%) InDesign
5 14 (6.42%) MS Excel
6 12 (5.50%) Fireworks
7 11 (5.05%) OmniGraffle
8 10 (4.59%) MS Office
8 10 (4.59%) MS Visio
9 8 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (3.67%) Adobe Captivate
10 7 (3.21%) GIMP
10 7 (3.21%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (2.29%) SPSS
12 4 (1.83%) MS Project
13 3 (1.38%) Acrobat
13 3 (1.38%) PaintShop Pro
14 2 (0.92%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.92%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 13 (5.96%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.75%) Optimost
2 6 (2.75%) WebTrends
3 5 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.83%) Tridion
4 4 (1.83%) Magento
5 2 (0.92%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.46%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.63%) Intranet
2 14 (6.42%) DNS
3 6 (2.75%) SSL
3 6 (2.75%) HTTP
4 3 (1.38%) Internet
5 1 (0.46%) X.500
5 1 (0.46%) VPN
5 1 (0.46%) SAN
5 1 (0.46%) LDAP
5 1 (0.46%) ADSL
5 1 (0.46%) LAN
5 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.92%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.46%) MS Access
5 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (15.60%) Axure RP
2 27 (12.39%) Dreamweaver
3 22 (10.09%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.21%) Eclipse
4 7 (3.21%) NetBeans
5 6 (2.75%) Introscope
6 5 (2.29%) JIRA
7 4 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.46%) Flash Builder
9 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.46%) Grunt
9 1 (0.46%) Maven
9 1 (0.46%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.46%) ClearQuest
General
1 37 (16.97%) Marketing
2 23 (10.55%) Banking
3 21 (9.63%) Publishing
4 16 (7.34%) Finance
5 7 (3.21%) Retail
5 7 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.29%) Interactive Media
7 4 (1.83%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.38%) Games
9 2 (0.92%) Automotive
9 2 (0.92%) Legal
9 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.46%) Back Office
10 1 (0.46%) French Language
10 1 (0.46%) German Language
10 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.46%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.46%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 75 (34.40%) Developer
2 57 (26.15%) Designer
3 26 (11.93%) Front-End Developer
4 21 (9.63%) Analyst
5 18 (8.26%) Graphic Designer
6 17 (7.80%) CMS Developer
7 15 (6.88%) UX Designer
8 13 (5.96%) Architect
9 12 (5.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.05%) UI Designer
10 11 (5.05%) Web Analyst
10 11 (5.05%) Web Designer
11 9 (4.13%) Junior
11 9 (4.13%) Web Developer
11 9 (4.13%) Consultant
11 9 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.67%) Data Analyst
12 8 (3.67%) WebSphere Engineer
12 8 (3.67%) Junior Designer
13 7 (3.21%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (55.96%) HTML
2 112 (51.38%) CSS
3 75 (34.40%) jQuery
4 53 (24.31%) HTML5
5 46 (21.10%) CSS3
6 42 (19.27%) XML
7 39 (17.89%) .NET
8 33 (15.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 30 (13.76%) ASP.NET
10 29 (13.30%) Ajax
11 23 (10.55%) XHTML
12 22 (10.09%) Web Services
13 18 (8.26%) XSD
13 18 (8.26%) Flash
13 18 (8.26%) Sass
14 17 (7.80%) XSLT
14 17 (7.80%) MooTools
15 16 (7.34%) AngularJS
16 15 (6.88%) KnockoutJS
17 11 (5.05%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 72 (33.03%) User Experience
2 40 (18.35%) W3C
3 17 (7.80%) Web 2.0
4 15 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.59%) Graphic Design
6 8 (3.67%) Open Source
6 8 (3.67%) E-Learning
7 7 (3.21%) CLARiiON
8 6 (2.75%) Social Media
8 6 (2.75%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.29%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.29%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.38%) SCORM
10 3 (1.38%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.38%) Animation
11 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.92%) Video Editing
12 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.96%) Windows
2 8 (3.67%) Linux
3 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.83%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.38%) Android
7 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.64%) Content Management
2 41 (18.81%) Web Development
3 38 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (13.76%) OOP
5 23 (10.55%) Analytics
6 19 (8.72%) Web Analytics
7 17 (7.80%) Rapid Prototyping
7 17 (7.80%) E-Commerce
8 16 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (6.42%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (5.96%) Information Architecture
10 13 (5.96%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (5.50%) Customer Engagement
12 10 (4.59%) Change Management
13 9 (4.13%) Project Management
13 9 (4.13%) Scrum
13 9 (4.13%) OO
14 8 (3.67%) UML
14 8 (3.67%) Time Management
15 6 (2.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 99 (45.41%) JavaScript
2 35 (16.06%) SQL
3 31 (14.22%) Java
4 7 (3.21%) C#
5 6 (2.75%) Perl
5 6 (2.75%) ActionScript
5 6 (2.75%) Python
5 6 (2.75%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.75%) Jython
6 5 (2.29%) SAPscript
6 5 (2.29%) ABAP
7 4 (1.83%) PHP
7 4 (1.83%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.83%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.92%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.46%) C++
10 1 (0.46%) VBA
10 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (6.42%) Degree
2 12 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) SLA
2 2 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.21%) vSphere
2 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) XenApp
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.21%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (15.14%) Google
2 29 (13.30%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.17%) Open Text
4 17 (7.80%) RedDot
5 12 (5.50%) VMware
6 10 (4.59%) IBM
7 9 (4.13%) Omniture
8 8 (3.67%) Capita
9 7 (3.21%) Symantec
9 7 (3.21%) SAP
9 7 (3.21%) EMC
9 7 (3.21%) Lotus
10 6 (2.75%) Apple
10 6 (2.75%) Oracle
10 6 (2.75%) DoubleClick
10 6 (2.75%) AppDynamics
10 6 (2.75%) Maxymiser
10 6 (2.75%) ClickTale
11 5 (2.29%) HP
12 4 (1.83%) Marketo
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