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 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 118 133 99
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -34
Contract jobs citing Adobe 15 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.33% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 0.78% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
Average daily rate
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£270 £243 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% +38.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £208 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £293
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
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
1123 1284 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.65% 42.86% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 835 521
Average daily rate £365 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 81 56
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% +23.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £37.50 £40.10
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 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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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
Wiltshire +7 8 £350 +33.97% 6
Bristol - 3 £100 - 3
Gloucestershire - 2 £163 - 2
Somerset +17 1 - - 3
Devon -3 1 - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (51.52%) HTML
2 13 (39.39%) CSS
3 12 (36.36%) Finance
3 12 (36.36%) Banking
3 12 (36.36%) User Experience
4 10 (30.30%) Photoshop
5 9 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (21.21%) Project Management
6 7 (21.21%) Marketing
7 6 (18.18%) Web Analytics
7 6 (18.18%) Omniture
7 6 (18.18%) Google
7 6 (18.18%) Google Analytics
7 6 (18.18%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (18.18%) Analytics
8 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 4 (12.12%) XML
9 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.12%) InDesign
9 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (12.12%) Degree
10 3 (9.09%) Graphic Design
10 3 (9.09%) Video Editing
10 3 (9.09%) QA
10 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (9.09%) LiveCycle

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.09%) LiveCycle
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.06%) WordPress
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Photoshop
2 9 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 4 (12.12%) InDesign
4 2 (6.06%) MS Project
4 2 (6.06%) MS Office
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (3.03%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Google Analytics
1 6 (18.18%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (9.09%) MS Access
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (9.09%) Axure RP
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
1 12 (36.36%) Banking
2 7 (21.21%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Designer
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Web Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Digital Designer
4 4 (12.12%) UI Designer
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Web Designer
5 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Interface Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior UI Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Visual Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Website Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.03%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Instructional Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) HTML
2 13 (39.39%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) XML
4 3 (9.09%) HTML5
4 3 (9.09%) CSS3
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (3.03%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Graphic Design
2 3 (9.09%) Video Editing
2 3 (9.09%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) W3C
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) E-Learning
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) Blog
4 1 (3.03%) Social Network
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
1 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Project Management
2 6 (18.18%) Web Analytics
2 6 (18.18%) Analytics
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) Web Design
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.06%) V-Model
5 2 (6.06%) Web Development
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Web Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Content Management
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 3 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.06%) VBA
4 1 (3.03%) VB6
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) ARCserve
1 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Omniture
1 6 (18.18%) Google
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.03%) Facebook
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
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