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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 133 97 112
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +15
Contract jobs citing Adobe 12 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.78% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 1.91% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 11
Average daily rate
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£364 £325 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% +10.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £167 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £454 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
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
1368 943 1239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.33% 41.04% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 591 645
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 82 109
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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
Bristol -15 5 - - 5
Somerset -5 2 - - 5
Wiltshire -11 2 £325 -18.75% 4
Devon - 2 - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Cornwall - - - - 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (63.16%) HTML
1 12 (63.16%) Photoshop
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 6 (31.58%) CSS3
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) Fireworks
4 6 (31.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (26.32%) W3C
5 5 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (21.05%) User Experience
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) Intranet
6 4 (21.05%) Flash
7 3 (15.79%) Internet
7 3 (15.79%) Extranet
7 3 (15.79%) InDesign
7 3 (15.79%) CMS
7 3 (15.79%) SolidWorks
7 3 (15.79%) CorelDRAW
7 3 (15.79%) Acrobat
7 3 (15.79%) WAI
7 3 (15.79%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (15.79%) Content Management
8 2 (10.53%) Advertising
8 2 (10.53%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) Animation
8 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) E-Learning

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (15.79%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Photoshop
2 6 (31.58%) Fireworks
2 6 (31.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (15.79%) InDesign
4 3 (15.79%) CorelDRAW
4 3 (15.79%) Acrobat
4 3 (15.79%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (10.53%) MS Office
6 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
6 1 (5.26%) Edge Animate
6 1 (5.26%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Intranet
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Designer
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Web Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Author
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Author
4 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Trainer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Trainer
6 1 (5.26%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Designer
6 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Document Controller
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Instructional Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 6 (31.58%) CSS3
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) Flash
6 1 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) Sass
6 1 (5.26%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) W3C
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 2 (10.53%) Animation
3 2 (10.53%) E-Learning
4 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.26%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Content Management
2 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (5.26%) Web Design
3 1 (5.26%) Campaign Management
3 1 (5.26%) 3D Animation
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) Document Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) SolidWorks
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Interwoven
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