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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 50 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Adobe 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.15% 0.50% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 2.43% 1.22% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£238 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £90.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +429.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +138.09%
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
247 164 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.14% 40.80% 50.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 93 95
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £239 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £15.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £68.25 £22.50
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 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
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 26 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
Newport - 1 £175 -
Adobe
Wales

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (57.14%) FrameMaker
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (42.86%) Use Case
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) SaaS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Fireworks
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Human Factors
3 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (14.29%) Spock
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Hudson
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) Solid Edge
4 1 (14.29%) Dojo
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Confluence
4 1 (14.29%) DbUnit

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) FileNet
1 1 (14.29%) LiveCycle
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) FrameMaker
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (28.57%) Fireworks
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
4 1 (14.29%) Acrobat
4 1 (14.29%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (14.29%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) DbUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) Spock
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Author
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Author
2 2 (28.57%) UX Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
3 1 (14.29%) J2SE
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) JRules
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) JSF
3 1 (14.29%) Dojo
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) EJB
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Human Factors
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) HND
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
1 1 (14.29%) ILOG
1 1 (14.29%) Kofax
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk