The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 42 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Adobe 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.95% 0.81% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 1.97% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £25.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-33.12% +138.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Vendors Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
185 152 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 43.84% 40.86% 39.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 117 98
Average daily rate £375 £363 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 8
Average hourly rate £18.25 £22.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% +3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £15.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.52 £25.00 £38.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the Swindon region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Swindon region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Banking
3 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 9 (69.23%) Photoshop
3 9 (69.23%) CSS
4 7 (53.85%) XML
4 7 (53.85%) W3C
4 7 (53.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (53.85%) HTML5
4 7 (53.85%) CSS3
4 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (53.85%) User Experience
4 7 (53.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (38.46%) Google
6 4 (30.77%) Google Analytics
6 4 (30.77%) Analytics
7 3 (23.08%) Marketing
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Web Analytics
7 3 (23.08%) Omniture
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) HND
8 2 (15.38%) Publishing
8 2 (15.38%) CMS
8 2 (15.38%) Tandem
8 2 (15.38%) Content Management
8 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
8 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
9 1 (7.69%) Time Management
9 1 (7.69%) EDMS

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (15.38%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Photoshop
2 7 (53.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (53.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) EDMS
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Publishing
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Designer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Web Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Photoshop Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Document Controller
4 1 (7.69%) UI Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Designer
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
1 9 (69.23%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
2 7 (53.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) W3C
1 7 (53.85%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Web Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Content Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) HND
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) Omniture
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft