The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South Wales region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 54 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Adobe 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.37% 1.20% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.42% 2.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate £135 £120 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -21.05%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
234 153 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 39.93% 45.95% 48.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 78 75
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the South Wales region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the South Wales region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -19 2 £425 +254.16%
Newport - - - - 1
Adobe
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Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (60.00%) MS Office
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Acrobat
4 2 (20.00%) Fireworks
4 2 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) Flash
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Learning Management System
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (20.00%) Acrobat
3 2 (20.00%) Fireworks
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (10.00%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Help Desk Support
1 6 (60.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) E-Learning Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) Flash
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (10.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft