The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank - 59 36
Contract jobs citing Adobe 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.95% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.43% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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- £135 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £293
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
Adobe
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
199 247 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.34% 38.96% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 155 82
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 14
Average hourly rate £13.70 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) FrameMaker
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Human Factors
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Fireworks
2 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (20.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) FrameMaker
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (40.00%) Fireworks
2 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (20.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (20.00%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (20.00%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Author
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Author
2 2 (40.00%) UX Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Human Factors
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) HND
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle