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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 115 127 103
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Contract jobs citing Adobe 15 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.50% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 1.17% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £309 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.36% +2.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.07% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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
1235 1369 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.93% 42.96% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 828 579
Average daily rate £363 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £202 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 80 56
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £41.10
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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +13 5 £350 +13.36%
Bristol - 4 £270 -
Devon -1 3 - -
Gloucestershire -10 2 - - 3
Somerset +8 1 - - 2
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 20 (62.50%) HTML
2 16 (50.00%) CSS
3 15 (46.88%) Finance
3 15 (46.88%) Banking
4 13 (40.63%) Photoshop
4 13 (40.63%) User Experience
5 12 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (25.00%) XML
6 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (21.88%) CSS3
7 7 (21.88%) HTML5
7 7 (21.88%) W3C
8 6 (18.75%) Marketing
9 5 (15.63%) Web Analytics
9 5 (15.63%) Omniture
9 5 (15.63%) Google
9 5 (15.63%) Google Analytics
9 5 (15.63%) Project Management
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (15.63%) Analytics
10 4 (12.50%) SQL
10 4 (12.50%) Degree
10 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (9.38%) TDD
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (9.38%) InDesign
11 3 (9.38%) LiveCycle
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (9.38%) LiveCycle
2 1 (3.13%) Lync
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Photoshop
2 12 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (9.38%) InDesign
3 3 (9.38%) MS Project
3 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (6.25%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Google Analytics
1 5 (15.63%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) PBX
1 1 (3.13%) VoIP
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MS Access
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (9.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (9.38%) Axure RP
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
1 15 (46.88%) Banking
2 6 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Designer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Web Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) UI Designer
4 4 (12.50%) Digital Designer
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Visual Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) Interface Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Photoshop Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Website Developer
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) User Experience Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Senior UI Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) HTML
2 16 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (25.00%) XML
4 7 (21.88%) HTML5
4 7 (21.88%) CSS3
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (9.38%) .NET
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Flash
6 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) User Experience
2 7 (21.88%) W3C
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 2 (6.25%) E-Learning
4 2 (6.25%) Tandem
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Blog
5 1 (3.13%) Social Network
5 1 (3.13%) iPhone
5 1 (3.13%) iPad
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) Web Analytics
2 5 (15.63%) Analytics
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) TDD
4 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.25%) Web Development
5 2 (6.25%) V-Model
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (3.13%) Web Design
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Content Management
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.13%) Web Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
2 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VBA
4 1 (3.13%) VB6
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) HND
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) ARCserve
1 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.63%) Omniture
1 5 (15.63%) Google
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Lotus
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) Sophos
4 1 (3.13%) TOWER Software
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
4 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
4 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.13%) Veeam
4 1 (3.13%) Acronis
4 1 (3.13%) Facebook
4 1 (3.13%) Twitter
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
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