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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 111 152 176
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +24
Contract jobs citing Adobe 142 83 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.52% 1.00% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 3.18% 2.14% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 55 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £252 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £21.79 £25.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £25.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-41.00% +138.09%
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
4469 3881 3586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 46.64% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2313 1911 1657
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 227 321
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +23 36 £320 +14.28% 3
Berkshire -1 28 £378 +12.68% 4
East Sussex - 23 £200 - 2
Surrey +7 20 £375 +6.76% 11
Oxfordshire -11 15 £375 +7.14% 6
Middlesex - 8 £413 - 1
Hampshire -43 7 £240 -26.15% 4
Kent - 1 £250 - 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 133 (56.84%) HTML
2 126 (53.85%) CSS
3 109 (46.58%) JavaScript
4 93 (39.74%) Photoshop
5 78 (33.33%) jQuery
6 75 (32.05%) User Experience
7 67 (28.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 60 (25.64%) Adobe Illustrator
9 58 (24.79%) HTML5
10 52 (22.22%) CMS
11 48 (20.51%) CSS3
12 45 (19.23%) Content Management
12 45 (19.23%) XML
13 42 (17.95%) .NET
13 42 (17.95%) W3C
13 42 (17.95%) Web Development
14 40 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (16.67%) Marketing
16 36 (15.38%) Axure RP
17 35 (14.96%) Adobe CQ
17 35 (14.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 35 (14.96%) SQL
18 34 (14.53%) Java
19 32 (13.68%) ASP.NET
19 32 (13.68%) OOP
19 32 (13.68%) Google
20 31 (13.25%) Ajax
21 30 (12.82%) Microsoft
22 29 (12.39%) Dreamweaver
23 25 (10.68%) XHTML

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 52 (22.22%) CMS
2 35 (14.96%) Adobe CQ
3 24 (10.26%) IIS
4 10 (4.27%) Node.js
5 8 (3.42%) Umbraco
5 8 (3.42%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.42%) Apache
5 8 (3.42%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.99%) SAS
6 7 (2.99%) IBM Notes
6 7 (2.99%) Lotus Domino
6 7 (2.99%) GlassFish
7 6 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.14%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (1.71%) LiveCycle
9 4 (1.71%) Liferay
9 4 (1.71%) WordPress
9 4 (1.71%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 93 (39.74%) Photoshop
2 67 (28.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 60 (25.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (8.55%) InDesign
5 14 (5.98%) MS Excel
6 13 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
7 12 (5.13%) Adobe Captivate
7 12 (5.13%) Fireworks
8 10 (4.27%) MS Visio
9 8 (3.42%) MS Office
10 7 (2.99%) SPSS
10 7 (2.99%) Adobe After Effects
10 7 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (2.56%) GIMP
12 5 (2.14%) Acrobat
13 3 (1.28%) MS Project
13 3 (1.28%) PaintShop Pro
14 2 (0.85%) FrameMaker
15 1 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 13 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.56%) Optimost
2 6 (2.56%) WebTrends
3 5 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.71%) Magento
4 4 (1.71%) Tridion
5 2 (0.85%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.43%) Radian6
6 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.40%) Intranet
2 14 (5.98%) DNS
3 6 (2.56%) HTTP
3 6 (2.56%) SSL
4 4 (1.71%) Internet
5 2 (0.85%) VPN
5 2 (0.85%) LAN
6 1 (0.43%) WAN
6 1 (0.43%) DHCP
6 1 (0.43%) ADSL
6 1 (0.43%) SAN
6 1 (0.43%) 3G
6 1 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.43%) MS Access
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (15.38%) Axure RP
2 29 (12.39%) Dreamweaver
3 24 (10.26%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.99%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.56%) Introscope
5 6 (2.56%) NetBeans
6 5 (2.14%) JIRA
6 5 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.71%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.85%) Flash Builder
8 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.85%) Subversion
8 2 (0.85%) Ant
9 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.43%) Maven
9 1 (0.43%) Grunt
9 1 (0.43%) Gradle
9 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
General
1 39 (16.67%) Marketing
2 23 (9.83%) Banking
3 18 (7.69%) Publishing
4 17 (7.26%) Finance
5 7 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.56%) Retail
7 5 (2.14%) Interactive Media
8 2 (0.85%) Automotive
8 2 (0.85%) Legal
8 2 (0.85%) Games
8 2 (0.85%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (35.90%) Developer
2 65 (27.78%) Designer
3 29 (12.39%) Front-End Developer
4 24 (10.26%) Analyst
5 19 (8.12%) Graphic Designer
6 17 (7.26%) CMS Developer
6 17 (7.26%) UX Designer
7 12 (5.13%) UI Designer
7 12 (5.13%) Web Designer
7 12 (5.13%) Architect
8 11 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (4.70%) Web Analyst
9 10 (4.27%) Data Analyst
9 10 (4.27%) Junior
9 10 (4.27%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.27%) Consultant
10 9 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.85%) Junior Designer
11 8 (3.42%) E-Learning Developer
11 8 (3.42%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (56.84%) HTML
2 126 (53.85%) CSS
3 78 (33.33%) jQuery
4 58 (24.79%) HTML5
5 48 (20.51%) CSS3
6 45 (19.23%) XML
7 42 (17.95%) .NET
8 35 (14.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 32 (13.68%) ASP.NET
10 31 (13.25%) Ajax
11 25 (10.68%) XHTML
12 21 (8.97%) Web Services
12 21 (8.97%) Flash
13 20 (8.55%) Sass
14 18 (7.69%) XSD
15 17 (7.26%) XSLT
15 17 (7.26%) AngularJS
16 16 (6.84%) MooTools
17 15 (6.41%) KnockoutJS
18 12 (5.13%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 75 (32.05%) User Experience
2 42 (17.95%) W3C
3 17 (7.26%) Web 2.0
3 17 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.98%) Graphic Design
5 13 (5.56%) E-Learning
6 8 (3.42%) Open Source
6 8 (3.42%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.99%) CLARiiON
8 6 (2.56%) Social Media
9 5 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.14%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.71%) Animation
11 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.28%) Taxonomies
11 3 (1.28%) SCORM
12 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.85%) Video Editing
13 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.43%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.98%) Windows
2 8 (3.42%) Linux
3 7 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.14%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.28%) Android
6 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.23%) Content Management
2 42 (17.95%) Web Development
3 40 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (13.68%) OOP
5 22 (9.40%) Analytics
6 19 (8.12%) Web Analytics
7 18 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 17 (7.26%) Rapid Prototyping
9 16 (6.84%) Responsive Web Design
9 16 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.56%) Information Architecture
11 12 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
11 12 (5.13%) Scrum
12 10 (4.27%) Change Management
13 9 (3.85%) OO
13 9 (3.85%) Project Management
14 7 (2.99%) UML
14 7 (2.99%) Time Management
14 7 (2.99%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 109 (46.58%) JavaScript
2 35 (14.96%) SQL
3 34 (14.53%) Java
4 8 (3.42%) ActionScript
4 8 (3.42%) C#
5 7 (2.99%) Perl
6 6 (2.56%) Jython
6 6 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.56%) Python
7 5 (2.14%) ABAP
7 5 (2.14%) SAPscript
8 4 (1.71%) ActionScript 3.0
8 4 (1.71%) ActionScript 2.0
8 4 (1.71%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.28%) PHP
9 3 (1.28%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.85%) C++
11 1 (0.43%) VBA
11 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.70%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.27%) Degree
4 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.28%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (2.99%) vSphere
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.99%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.43%) Nagios
2 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (13.68%) Google
2 30 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.55%) Open Text
4 17 (7.26%) RedDot
5 11 (4.70%) VMware
6 10 (4.27%) IBM
7 9 (3.85%) Omniture
8 8 (3.42%) Capita
9 7 (2.99%) Oracle
9 7 (2.99%) SAP
9 7 (2.99%) Symantec
9 7 (2.99%) EMC
9 7 (2.99%) Lotus
10 6 (2.56%) Maxymiser
10 6 (2.56%) ClickTale
10 6 (2.56%) AppDynamics
10 6 (2.56%) DoubleClick
10 6 (2.56%) Apple
11 5 (2.14%) HP
12 4 (1.71%) Marketo
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