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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 124 152 169
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +17
Contract jobs citing Adobe 149 78 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.50% 0.92% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 1.96% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 45 25
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £252 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £420 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £12.00 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +72.41%
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
4832 3979 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.76% 46.72% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2529 2038 1922
Average daily rate £365 £365 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 222 346
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Buckinghamshire +18 37 £325 +18.18% 3
Berkshire +16 32 £300 - 8
Hampshire -27 19 £313 -4.23% 8
Surrey -1 18 £425 +17.24% 11
East Sussex - 17 £175 - 4
Oxfordshire -28 12 £475 +35.71% 11
Middlesex +7 8 £413 - 1
Kent -6 1 £250 - 4
West Sussex -10 1 - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 128 (55.17%) HTML
2 117 (50.43%) CSS
3 101 (43.53%) Photoshop
4 99 (42.67%) JavaScript
5 83 (35.78%) User Experience
6 71 (30.60%) Adobe Illustrator
7 67 (28.88%) jQuery
8 58 (25.00%) HTML5
9 52 (22.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 47 (20.26%) CSS3
10 47 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (18.97%) CMS
12 43 (18.53%) Axure RP
13 42 (18.10%) Marketing
14 39 (16.81%) XML
15 38 (16.38%) W3C
16 36 (15.52%) Content Management
17 35 (15.09%) Web Development
17 35 (15.09%) Microsoft
18 33 (14.22%) Java
19 32 (13.79%) .NET
20 29 (12.50%) Analytics
21 28 (12.07%) Adobe CQ
21 28 (12.07%) SQL
22 27 (11.64%) Flash
22 27 (11.64%) Dreamweaver
23 26 (11.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 26 (11.21%) OOP
23 26 (11.21%) ASP.NET
23 26 (11.21%) Google

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 44 (18.97%) CMS
2 28 (12.07%) Adobe CQ
3 18 (7.76%) IIS
4 11 (4.74%) Node.js
5 8 (3.45%) Umbraco
5 8 (3.45%) SAS
5 8 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.02%) IBM Notes
6 7 (3.02%) Lotus Domino
6 7 (3.02%) GlassFish
7 5 (2.16%) LiveCycle
8 4 (1.72%) Confluence
8 4 (1.72%) ExpressionEngine
8 4 (1.72%) Drupal
8 4 (1.72%) Liferay
9 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.29%) Apache
9 3 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.29%) MS Project Server
9 3 (1.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 101 (43.53%) Photoshop
2 71 (30.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 52 (22.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 22 (9.48%) MS Office
5 17 (7.33%) OmniGraffle
6 15 (6.47%) MS Excel
6 15 (6.47%) InDesign
7 13 (5.60%) Fireworks
7 13 (5.60%) Adobe Captivate
8 10 (4.31%) MS Visio
9 8 (3.45%) SPSS
10 7 (3.02%) Acrobat
10 7 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (2.59%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (1.72%) GIMP
12 4 (1.72%) MS Project
13 3 (1.29%) PaintShop Pro
14 2 (0.86%) FrameMaker
14 2 (0.86%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.43%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 13 (5.60%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.59%) Optimost
2 6 (2.59%) WebTrends
3 5 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.72%) Magento
4 4 (1.72%) Tridion
5 2 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.86%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.43%) Radian6
6 1 (0.43%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.03%) Intranet
2 8 (3.45%) DNS
3 5 (2.16%) Internet
4 4 (1.72%) LAN
5 3 (1.29%) VPN
6 2 (0.86%) Firewall
6 2 (0.86%) 3G
6 2 (0.86%) DHCP
7 1 (0.43%) WAN
7 1 (0.43%) ADSL
7 1 (0.43%) HTTP
7 1 (0.43%) SSL
7 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.43%) MS Access
5 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (18.53%) Axure RP
2 27 (11.64%) Dreamweaver
3 17 (7.33%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.02%) JIRA
5 6 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.16%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.16%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (2.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (1.72%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.86%) Flash Builder
8 2 (0.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.86%) Subversion
8 2 (0.86%) Ant
9 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.43%) Introscope
9 1 (0.43%) Maven
9 1 (0.43%) Gradle
9 1 (0.43%) Grunt
General
1 42 (18.10%) Marketing
2 24 (10.34%) Banking
3 17 (7.33%) Finance
4 13 (5.60%) Publishing
5 7 (3.02%) Automotive
6 6 (2.59%) Retail
6 6 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.16%) Interactive Media
8 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.86%) Danish Language
9 2 (0.86%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.86%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.86%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.86%) Korean Language
9 2 (0.86%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.86%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.86%) Swedish Language
9 2 (0.86%) Games
9 2 (0.86%) Legal
9 2 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (34.05%) Designer
2 73 (31.47%) Developer
3 28 (12.07%) Front-End Developer
4 27 (11.64%) UX Designer
5 26 (11.21%) Analyst
6 17 (7.33%) UI Designer
7 16 (6.90%) Graphic Designer
8 13 (5.60%) Web Designer
9 11 (4.74%) Architect
9 11 (4.74%) Web Analyst
10 10 (4.31%) CMS Developer
10 10 (4.31%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.88%) Consultant
11 9 (3.88%) Web Developer
11 9 (3.88%) E-Learning Developer
11 9 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.45%) Junior
13 7 (3.02%) Project Manager
13 7 (3.02%) Junior Designer
13 7 (3.02%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (55.17%) HTML
2 117 (50.43%) CSS
3 67 (28.88%) jQuery
4 58 (25.00%) HTML5
5 47 (20.26%) CSS3
6 39 (16.81%) XML
7 32 (13.79%) .NET
8 27 (11.64%) Flash
9 26 (11.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (11.21%) ASP.NET
10 24 (10.34%) Ajax
11 17 (7.33%) Sass
12 16 (6.90%) AngularJS
12 16 (6.90%) XHTML
13 15 (6.47%) MooTools
14 14 (6.03%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (5.60%) Web Services
16 12 (5.17%) Backbone.js
16 12 (5.17%) JSON
16 12 (5.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 83 (35.78%) User Experience
2 38 (16.38%) W3C
3 19 (8.19%) Mobile App
4 15 (6.47%) Graphic Design
4 15 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.60%) E-Learning
6 11 (4.74%) Web 2.0
6 11 (4.74%) Visualisation
7 9 (3.88%) Open Source
8 7 (3.02%) CLARiiON
8 7 (3.02%) Smartphone
9 6 (2.59%) Digital Media
10 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.16%) Animation
11 4 (1.72%) Social Media
11 4 (1.72%) SCORM
12 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.29%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.33%) Android
2 16 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 16 (6.90%) Windows
3 8 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.02%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.72%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.86%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.43%) Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.52%) Content Management
3 35 (15.09%) Web Development
4 29 (12.50%) Analytics
5 26 (11.21%) OOP
6 23 (9.91%) Web Analytics
7 20 (8.62%) E-Commerce
8 19 (8.19%) Scrum
9 13 (5.60%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (5.60%) UX Design
10 12 (5.17%) Rapid Prototyping
11 11 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (4.74%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (4.31%) Information Architecture
12 10 (4.31%) Change Management
12 10 (4.31%) Project Management
13 8 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
13 8 (3.45%) Migration
13 8 (3.45%) OO
14 7 (3.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 99 (42.67%) JavaScript
2 33 (14.22%) Java
3 28 (12.07%) SQL
4 10 (4.31%) C#
5 9 (3.88%) ActionScript
6 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.16%) ABAP
6 5 (2.16%) SAPscript
6 5 (2.16%) ActionScript 3.0
7 4 (1.72%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (1.72%) Perl
8 3 (1.29%) PHP
8 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.29%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) VBA
9 1 (0.43%) Python
9 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.43%) Jython
9 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.74%) Degree
2 11 (4.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.29%) SLA
2 2 (0.86%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) WCAG
3 1 (0.43%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (3.02%) vSphere
2 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.02%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.43%) Nagios
2 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.21%) Google
3 12 (5.17%) Open Text
4 11 (4.74%) RedDot
5 10 (4.31%) VMware
5 10 (4.31%) Oracle
6 9 (3.88%) Omniture
7 7 (3.02%) Lotus
7 7 (3.02%) EMC
7 7 (3.02%) Symantec
8 6 (2.59%) Maxymiser
8 6 (2.59%) ClickTale
8 6 (2.59%) DoubleClick
8 6 (2.59%) SAP
9 5 (2.16%) IBM
9 5 (2.16%) HP
9 5 (2.16%) Capita
9 5 (2.16%) Appcelerator
10 4 (1.72%) Marketo
10 4 (1.72%) Coremetrics
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