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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 127 128 93
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -35
Contract jobs citing Adobe 15 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.21% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 0.48% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Average daily rate
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£200 £220 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £199 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £252 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +9.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.41% -12.82%
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
1181 1244 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.94% 43.12% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 814 484
Average daily rate £364 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.20% +4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 63 55
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.05 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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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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
Wiltshire +7 10 £300 +36.36% 2
Somerset - 3 £180 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £163 - 2
Bristol - 1 £93 - 2
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) CSS
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) Banking
4 6 (20.00%) Marketing
5 5 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Omniture
5 5 (16.67%) Google
5 5 (16.67%) Google Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) User Experience
6 4 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.00%) Web Design
7 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (10.00%) WordPress
7 3 (10.00%) Graphic Design
7 3 (10.00%) Video Editing
7 3 (10.00%) QA
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.67%) Billing
8 2 (6.67%) Retail
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (10.00%) WordPress
2 2 (6.67%) LiveCycle
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (6.67%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (6.67%) InDesign
4 1 (3.33%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Google Analytics
1 5 (16.67%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) MS Access
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (3.33%) Axure RP
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
2 6 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Designer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Designer
3 5 (16.67%) Digital Designer
3 5 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Digital Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Web Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.67%) UI Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior UI Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Website Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Project Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) XSD
4 1 (3.33%) XSLT
4 1 (3.33%) Flash
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Graphic Design
2 3 (10.00%) Video Editing
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Blog
4 1 (3.33%) Social Network
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (16.67%) Web Analytics
2 5 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.00%) Web Design
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (3.33%) Web Testing
5 1 (3.33%) V-Model
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source
5 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) TDD
5 1 (3.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.33%) VBA
3 1 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) ARCserve
1 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Omniture
1 5 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Apple
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Facebook
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter
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