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 West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 30 July 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 West 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 129 96 121
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +25
Contract jobs citing Adobe 5 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.84% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 1.95% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Average daily rate
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£220 £293 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.78% +2.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £19.50 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-24.35% +11.36%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1263 922 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.21% 43.02% 41.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 542 680
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 67 100
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
Adobe
England

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
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 30 July 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
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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
Devon - 3 - - 3
Wiltshire -8 2 £220 -6.38% 4
Bristol - - - - 5
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
4 7 (30.43%) Apache Flex
5 6 (26.09%) jQuery
5 6 (26.09%) W3C
6 5 (21.74%) Fireworks
6 5 (21.74%) Intranet
6 5 (21.74%) Internet
6 5 (21.74%) CMS
6 5 (21.74%) Google
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
6 5 (21.74%) CSS3
7 4 (17.39%) Google Maps API
7 4 (17.39%) Content Management
7 4 (17.39%) WAI
7 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (17.39%) Extranet
8 3 (13.04%) Acrobat
8 3 (13.04%) Flash
8 3 (13.04%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (8.70%) Degree
9 2 (8.70%) Advertising
9 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
9 2 (8.70%) Apple
9 2 (8.70%) Quark

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (21.74%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
2 5 (21.74%) Fireworks
3 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (13.04%) Acrobat
4 3 (13.04%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (8.70%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (4.35%) SPSS
6 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (4.35%) InDesign
6 1 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Summit
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Intranet
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) Extranet
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) 3G
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Designer
3 6 (26.09%) Web Designer
4 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Flex Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Digital Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) Apache Flex
4 6 (26.09%) jQuery
5 5 (21.74%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) CSS3
6 4 (17.39%) Google Maps API
7 3 (13.04%) Flash
8 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) W3C
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Animation
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Content Management
2 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) SEO
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) CRM
3 1 (4.35%) Web Design
3 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
2 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) WAI
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) Quark
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
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