The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 120 131 110
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing Adobe 24 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.50% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 1.25% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 7
Average daily rate £225 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £261 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £122.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -40.00%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1230 1275 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.90% 39.91% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 764 588
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £209 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 76 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +58.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.13 £30.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +6 12 £125 -66.66% 4
Wiltshire -3 8 £325 -15.58% 2
Somerset +4 2 £225 +125.00%
Devon -4 1 £350 +40.00% 1
Dorset - 1 £400 - 5
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 15 (34.88%) HTML
2 11 (25.58%) Marketing
3 10 (23.26%) Photoshop
3 10 (23.26%) CSS
3 10 (23.26%) Windows
4 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
4 9 (20.93%) Java
4 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
4 9 (20.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (18.60%) User Experience
5 8 (18.60%) Social Media
6 7 (16.28%) Billing
6 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.95%) Finance
7 6 (13.95%) Windows Vista
7 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
7 6 (13.95%) Acrobat
7 6 (13.95%) Internet
7 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.95%) ITIL
7 6 (13.95%) Windows 2000
8 5 (11.63%) IBM Notes
8 5 (11.63%) IBM Domino
8 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.63%) Dell
8 5 (11.63%) Citrix
8 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
8 5 (11.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (11.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (11.63%) IBM Domino
1 5 (11.63%) IBM Notes
1 5 (11.63%) WordPress
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) LiveCycle
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Photoshop
2 9 (20.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (13.95%) Acrobat
4 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
5 4 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
7 2 (4.65%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (4.65%) MS Office
8 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Pure360
2 1 (2.33%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Internet
2 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) Intranet
3 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 11 (25.58%) Marketing
2 7 (16.28%) Billing
3 6 (13.95%) Finance
4 4 (9.30%) Retail
5 3 (6.98%) Publishing
6 2 (4.65%) Multimedia
7 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Designer
2 8 (18.60%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Digital Designer
3 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Deskside Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Deskside Support
4 4 (9.30%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Packager
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.98%) Web Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.65%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Digital Designer
6 2 (4.65%) User Experience Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) CSS
3 5 (11.63%) HTML5
4 4 (9.30%) CSS3
5 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.65%) jQuery
5 2 (4.65%) XHTML
6 1 (2.33%) .NET
6 1 (2.33%) Ajax
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Sling
6 1 (2.33%) ATL
6 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.33%) Flash
6 1 (2.33%) JSON
6 1 (2.33%) LESS
6 1 (2.33%) Middleware
6 1 (2.33%) OSGi
6 1 (2.33%) Sass
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Social Media
1 8 (18.60%) User Experience
2 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
3 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
4 4 (9.30%) Blog
5 2 (4.65%) e-Learning
5 2 (4.65%) PMI
6 1 (2.33%) Clustering
6 1 (2.33%) iPad
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.33%) PDA
6 1 (2.33%) Replication
6 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
3 6 (13.95%) Windows 2000
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Vista
4 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Content Management
3 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.63%) Service Management
4 4 (9.30%) Front End Development
4 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (9.30%) Web Design
5 3 (6.98%) Analytics
5 3 (6.98%) CRM
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.98%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.65%) B2B
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analytics
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Content Management
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) R
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Apple
2 5 (11.63%) Citrix
2 5 (11.63%) Dell
2 5 (11.63%) Lotus
2 5 (11.63%) Symantec
2 5 (11.63%) Twitter
3 4 (9.30%) Facebook
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.33%) Bomgar
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) Omniture
5 1 (2.33%) Sysomos
5 1 (2.33%) VMware