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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 165 166 175
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Adobe 111 85 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 0.92% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 1.99% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +50.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.92% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £19.60 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.92%
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
4718 4270 4191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.64% 46.36% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2716 2210 2108
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 249 255
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Hampshire +14 32 £375 +50.00% 5
Berkshire -6 29 £408 +30.40% 10
Buckinghamshire +4 21 £563 +181.25% 1
West Sussex 0 14 £300 -4.00% 4
Oxfordshire -11 7 £213 -44.44% 3
Middlesex +9 5 £348 +24.19% 1
Surrey -14 4 £275 -35.29% 10
East Sussex +2 3 £275 +48.82% 2
Kent +2 1 £290 - 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 91 (38.40%) HTML
2 82 (34.60%) Photoshop
3 75 (31.65%) CSS
4 72 (30.38%) JavaScript
5 71 (29.96%) Marketing
6 67 (28.27%) User Experience
7 52 (21.94%) Adobe Illustrator
8 44 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (17.72%) Microsoft
9 42 (17.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 41 (17.30%) Java
10 41 (17.30%) Oracle
11 34 (14.35%) E-Commerce
12 33 (13.92%) jQuery
13 32 (13.50%) Analytics
14 29 (12.24%) XML
14 29 (12.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 28 (11.81%) SAP
16 26 (10.97%) InDesign
16 26 (10.97%) Enterprise Architecture
17 25 (10.55%) HTML5
17 25 (10.55%) XHTML
18 23 (9.70%) Web Design
18 23 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 21 (8.86%) Sass
19 21 (8.86%) Axure RP
19 21 (8.86%) W3C
20 20 (8.44%) Windows
20 20 (8.44%) MS Office
20 20 (8.44%) Telecoms

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 29 (12.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 14 (5.91%) NetWeaver
2 14 (5.91%) CMS
2 14 (5.91%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.22%) Node.js
4 9 (3.80%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.38%) SAP EP
6 7 (2.95%) Apache
6 7 (2.95%) Lync
7 5 (2.11%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.69%) SAS
8 4 (1.69%) WordPress
8 4 (1.69%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.27%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.27%) Drupal
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 82 (34.60%) Photoshop
2 52 (21.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 42 (17.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 26 (10.97%) InDesign
5 20 (8.44%) MS Office
6 17 (7.17%) MS Excel
7 11 (4.64%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (3.38%) Acrobat
9 7 (2.95%) MS Visio
10 6 (2.53%) 3ds Max
10 6 (2.53%) GIMP
11 4 (1.69%) SPSS
12 3 (1.27%) MS Project
12 3 (1.27%) ZBrush
12 3 (1.27%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (1.27%) Maya
12 3 (1.27%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.84%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.84%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (5.91%) SAP PSCD
2 9 (3.80%) SAP FI-CA
3 8 (3.38%) SAP CRM
3 8 (3.38%) SAP MDM
4 7 (2.95%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (2.53%) WebTrends
6 5 (2.11%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (1.27%) SAP MII
7 3 (1.27%) Optimost
8 1 (0.42%) Magento
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.75%) Google Analytics
2 10 (4.22%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.84%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.42%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.06%) Internet
2 9 (3.80%) HTTP
2 9 (3.80%) LDAP
3 4 (1.69%) VPN
4 3 (1.27%) DHCP
4 3 (1.27%) SSH
5 2 (0.84%) Intranet
5 2 (0.84%) MPLS
5 2 (0.84%) OSPF
5 2 (0.84%) BGP
5 2 (0.84%) DOCSIS
5 2 (0.84%) Telnet
5 2 (0.84%) DNS
5 2 (0.84%) LAN
5 2 (0.84%) RIP
5 2 (0.84%) SNMP
5 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) WAN
6 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.42%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.91%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (2.53%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.27%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.84%) MySQL
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.42%) DB2
7 1 (0.42%) MS Access
7 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 21 (8.86%) Axure RP
2 12 (5.06%) Subversion
3 10 (4.22%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (3.38%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 7 (2.95%) ClearCase
6 5 (2.11%) ClearQuest
6 5 (2.11%) Xcode
6 5 (2.11%) JIRA
7 4 (1.69%) CA Gen
8 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Blend
9 2 (0.84%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.42%) Ant
10 1 (0.42%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.42%) RSpec
10 1 (0.42%) Mocha
10 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
General
1 71 (29.96%) Marketing
2 20 (8.44%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.91%) Retail
4 12 (5.06%) Finance
5 9 (3.80%) Games
6 8 (3.38%) Banking
7 7 (2.95%) Interactive Media
8 6 (2.53%) Multimedia
9 5 (2.11%) Legal
9 5 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.11%) Advertising
10 4 (1.69%) Billing
11 3 (1.27%) Danish Language
11 3 (1.27%) Publishing
11 3 (1.27%) Italian Language
11 3 (1.27%) Norwegian Language
11 3 (1.27%) Swedish Language
11 3 (1.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.42%) Automotive
12 1 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 77 (32.49%) Designer
2 51 (21.52%) Developer
3 32 (13.50%) Architect
4 23 (9.70%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (8.86%) Senior Designer
6 16 (6.75%) UX Designer
6 16 (6.75%) Web Designer
7 15 (6.33%) Junior
8 14 (5.91%) Analyst
8 14 (5.91%) Front-End Developer
8 14 (5.91%) SAP Architect
8 14 (5.91%) UI Designer
8 14 (5.91%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 11 (4.64%) Digital Designer
10 10 (4.22%) Photoshop Designer
11 9 (3.80%) Graphic Designer
11 9 (3.80%) Senior Web Designer
12 8 (3.38%) ABAP Developer
12 8 (3.38%) Consultant
12 8 (3.38%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (38.40%) HTML
2 75 (31.65%) CSS
3 33 (13.92%) jQuery
4 29 (12.24%) XML
5 25 (10.55%) XHTML
5 25 (10.55%) HTML5
6 23 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (8.86%) Sass
8 18 (7.59%) CSS3
9 17 (7.17%) Flash
9 17 (7.17%) SAP PI
10 10 (4.22%) .NET
11 9 (3.80%) WebCenter
11 9 (3.80%) AngularJS
12 8 (3.38%) Middleware
12 8 (3.38%) Ajax
13 7 (2.95%) J2EE
13 7 (2.95%) ASP.NET
14 6 (2.53%) Web Dynpro
14 6 (2.53%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 67 (28.27%) User Experience
2 21 (8.86%) W3C
3 17 (7.17%) Graphic Design
3 17 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.91%) Social Media
5 9 (3.80%) Digital Media
6 8 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.38%) Clustering
7 7 (2.95%) Copywriting
8 6 (2.53%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.11%) Blog
10 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.69%) Video Editing
10 4 (1.69%) IVR
11 3 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.27%) SCADA
11 3 (1.27%) Animation
11 3 (1.27%) Replication
11 3 (1.27%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.44%) Windows
2 15 (6.33%) Linux
3 8 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (3.38%) UNIX
4 6 (2.53%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.27%) VMS
6 3 (1.27%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (14.35%) E-Commerce
3 32 (13.50%) Analytics
4 26 (10.97%) Enterprise Architecture
5 23 (9.70%) Web Design
6 18 (7.59%) Content Management
7 17 (7.17%) Revenue Management
7 17 (7.17%) ERP
7 17 (7.17%) Workflow
8 16 (6.75%) Web Analytics
9 15 (6.33%) Technical Architecture
9 15 (6.33%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (6.33%) OO
10 14 (5.91%) CRM
10 14 (5.91%) Scrum
11 13 (5.49%) ITIL
11 13 (5.49%) Web Accessibility
11 13 (5.49%) Open Source
12 12 (5.06%) Information Architecture
13 11 (4.64%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 72 (30.38%) JavaScript
2 41 (17.30%) Java
3 18 (7.59%) SQL
4 11 (4.64%) PL/SQL
5 9 (3.80%) ABAP
6 8 (3.38%) Objective-C
7 6 (2.53%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.11%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.11%) VBScript
8 5 (2.11%) Perl
8 5 (2.11%) C
9 4 (1.69%) Ruby
10 3 (1.27%) C#
10 3 (1.27%) PHP
10 3 (1.27%) SAPscript
11 2 (0.84%) VB
11 2 (0.84%) VBA
12 1 (0.42%) XAML
12 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.42%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 20 (8.44%) Degree
2 7 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.27%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.11%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.42%) WCAG
3 1 (0.42%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) Squid
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.11%) Netcool
2 3 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (1.27%) SCCM
3 2 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 41 (17.30%) Oracle
3 28 (11.81%) SAP
4 19 (8.02%) Google
5 16 (6.75%) IBM
6 14 (5.91%) Macromedia
7 13 (5.49%) Pega
8 12 (5.06%) Sitecore
9 10 (4.22%) Omniture
10 9 (3.80%) Twitter
10 9 (3.80%) TIBCO
11 8 (3.38%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.38%) Remedy
11 8 (3.38%) Facebook
12 5 (2.11%) Infovista
12 5 (2.11%) webMethods
12 5 (2.11%) HP
12 5 (2.11%) BMC
12 5 (2.11%) Informatica
12 5 (2.11%) Sencha
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