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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 160 172 171
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 91 66 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.76% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 2.09% 1.54% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 30 39
Average daily rate
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£313 £216 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.50% -25.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £75 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £19.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
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
4362 4279 4971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.75% 49.14% 50.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 2174 2140
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £225
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 279 249 299
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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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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
Berkshire +16 35 £313 +4.16% 10
Hampshire -2 20 £275 -38.88% 14
Surrey +6 15 £425 +30.76% 7
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £200 -27.27% 2
Oxfordshire -18 4 £475 +196.87% 6
Middlesex +3 3 £278 -
East Sussex - 3 £185 - 1
West Sussex +8 2 £313 - 1
Kent - 2 - - 4
Sussex - - - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 84 (52.17%) Photoshop
2 82 (50.93%) HTML
3 71 (44.10%) User Experience
4 68 (42.24%) CSS
5 60 (37.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 51 (31.68%) JavaScript
7 47 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (23.60%) Axure RP
9 30 (18.63%) HTML5
10 27 (16.77%) jQuery
11 26 (16.15%) Marketing
12 25 (15.53%) Flash
13 24 (14.91%) Microsoft
14 23 (14.29%) Java
14 23 (14.29%) Scrum
14 23 (14.29%) OmniGraffle
15 21 (13.04%) UX Design
15 21 (13.04%) Android
15 21 (13.04%) XML
16 20 (12.42%) Dreamweaver
16 20 (12.42%) CSS3
17 18 (11.18%) MS Office
18 17 (10.56%) Web Development
18 17 (10.56%) Mobile App
19 16 (9.94%) CMS
19 16 (9.94%) SQL Server
19 16 (9.94%) Windows
20 15 (9.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 14 (8.70%) Apple iOS
22 13 (8.07%) Analytics

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (9.94%) CMS
2 9 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.97%) GlassFish
4 7 (4.35%) IIS
4 7 (4.35%) IBM Notes
4 7 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
4 7 (4.35%) Node.js
4 7 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (3.11%) Drupal
5 5 (3.11%) SAS
6 4 (2.48%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.86%) WordPress
7 3 (1.86%) Confluence
7 3 (1.86%) Kentico
8 2 (1.24%) Lync
8 2 (1.24%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.62%) Joomla!
Applications
1 84 (52.17%) Photoshop
2 60 (37.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (14.29%) OmniGraffle
4 18 (11.18%) MS Office
5 15 (9.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (7.45%) MS Excel
6 12 (7.45%) Adobe After Effects
7 9 (5.59%) InDesign
7 9 (5.59%) Fireworks
7 9 (5.59%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (4.35%) Acrobat
9 6 (3.73%) MS Visio
10 5 (3.11%) SPSS
11 4 (2.48%) InfoPath
12 2 (1.24%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (1.24%) MS Project
12 2 (1.24%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.62%) FastStats
13 1 (0.62%) Quicktime
13 1 (0.62%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.62%) Optimost
3 1 (0.62%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.62%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.35%) DNS
2 5 (3.11%) LAN
3 3 (1.86%) Internet
4 2 (1.24%) 3G
4 2 (1.24%) Firewall
4 2 (1.24%) WAN
4 2 (1.24%) DHCP
4 2 (1.24%) VPN
4 2 (1.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.62%) Intranet
5 1 (0.62%) SSL
5 1 (0.62%) IPsec
5 1 (0.62%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.24%) MySQL
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.62%) MS Access
3 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 38 (23.60%) Axure RP
2 20 (12.42%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (3.73%) Subversion
4 5 (3.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (2.48%) Ant
5 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.86%) Hudson
6 3 (1.86%) WiX
6 3 (1.86%) JIRA
6 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.86%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.86%) Flash Builder
7 2 (1.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.62%) Gradle
8 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (16.15%) Marketing
2 9 (5.59%) Retail
3 7 (4.35%) Banking
3 7 (4.35%) Automotive
3 7 (4.35%) Publishing
4 5 (3.11%) Games
5 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.86%) Interactive Media
6 3 (1.86%) Danish Language
6 3 (1.86%) Dutch Language
6 3 (1.86%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.86%) Japanese Language
6 3 (1.86%) Korean Language
6 3 (1.86%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (1.86%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.86%) Swedish Language
6 3 (1.86%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.24%) Legal
7 2 (1.24%) Military
7 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (47.83%) Designer
2 38 (23.60%) Developer
3 31 (19.25%) UX Designer
4 17 (10.56%) UI Designer
5 16 (9.94%) Web Designer
6 13 (8.07%) Analyst
7 12 (7.45%) Visual Designer
8 11 (6.83%) Graphic Designer
9 8 (4.97%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Senior Designer
9 8 (4.97%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (4.35%) E-Learning Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Web Analyst
11 6 (3.73%) ActionScript Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Consultant
12 5 (3.11%) Architect
12 5 (3.11%) Digital Designer
12 5 (3.11%) Cloud Developer
13 4 (2.48%) Senior UI Designer
13 4 (2.48%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (50.93%) HTML
2 68 (42.24%) CSS
3 30 (18.63%) HTML5
4 27 (16.77%) jQuery
5 25 (15.53%) Flash
6 21 (13.04%) XML
7 20 (12.42%) CSS3
8 11 (6.83%) .NET
9 10 (6.21%) Ajax
9 10 (6.21%) AngularJS
10 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET
11 7 (4.35%) JSON
11 7 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (4.35%) MooTools
11 7 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (3.11%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.11%) XHTML
13 4 (2.48%) WebCenter
14 3 (1.86%) SVG
14 3 (1.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (44.10%) User Experience
2 17 (10.56%) Mobile App
3 13 (8.07%) W3C
4 12 (7.45%) Graphic Design
5 11 (6.83%) Animation
6 10 (6.21%) E-Learning
6 10 (6.21%) Visualisation
7 7 (4.35%) Open Source
7 7 (4.35%) CLARiiON
7 7 (4.35%) Smartphone
8 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.86%) Social Media
10 2 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.24%) SCORM
10 2 (1.24%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.62%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.62%) FMCG
11 1 (0.62%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.04%) Android
2 16 (9.94%) Windows
3 14 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.11%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.11%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.24%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.24%) Linux
8 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.29%) Scrum
3 21 (13.04%) UX Design
4 17 (10.56%) Web Development
5 13 (8.07%) E-Commerce
5 13 (8.07%) Analytics
6 9 (5.59%) MVC
7 8 (4.97%) Content Management
7 8 (4.97%) Web Design
7 8 (4.97%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (4.35%) Web Accessibility
8 7 (4.35%) Migration
8 7 (4.35%) Web Analytics
8 7 (4.35%) Change Management
9 6 (3.73%) OOP
9 6 (3.73%) Information Architecture
10 5 (3.11%) User Stories
10 5 (3.11%) Database Marketing
10 5 (3.11%) Usability Testing
10 5 (3.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.68%) JavaScript
2 23 (14.29%) Java
3 9 (5.59%) C#
4 8 (4.97%) ActionScript
5 6 (3.73%) SQL
5 6 (3.73%) ActionScript 3.0
5 6 (3.73%) PHP
6 5 (3.11%) Perl
6 5 (3.11%) C
7 3 (1.86%) C++
7 3 (1.86%) SAPscript
7 3 (1.86%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.24%) ABAP
8 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.62%) VBA
9 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.62%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 12 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.21%) Degree
2 10 (6.21%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.24%) WCAG
1 2 (1.24%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.62%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (4.35%) vSphere
2 4 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.62%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.24%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.24%) SCCM
4 1 (0.62%) Nagios
4 1 (0.62%) Puppet
4 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.62%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 24 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.21%) Oracle
3 9 (5.59%) VMware
4 7 (4.35%) EMC
4 7 (4.35%) Lotus
4 7 (4.35%) Symantec
5 5 (3.11%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.86%) McAfee
6 3 (1.86%) HP
6 3 (1.86%) SAP
6 3 (1.86%) Cisco
7 2 (1.24%) Juniper
7 2 (1.24%) Remedy
7 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.24%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.24%) Google
8 1 (0.62%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.62%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.62%) Omniture
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