The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 3 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 178 184 202
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs citing Adobe 721 647 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 1.18% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 2.89% 2.62% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 363 288
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 28
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -26.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £9.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.50 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24958 24663 23724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.83% 45.07% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14675 13604 12843
Average daily rate £400 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1071 1068 1189
Average hourly rate £18.07 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Adobe
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 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
England +1 685 £375 +10.29% 260
London +24 411 £417 +11.26% 117
South East +25 132 £375 +20.00% 40
City of London -13 74 £400 +6.66% 27
East of England +22 48 £288 -14.81% 18
Berkshire 0 41 £388 +19.23% 7
Yorkshire -12 37 £323 +96.94% 25
West Yorkshire -13 32 £340 +109.23% 16
Hampshire +16 31 £363 +16.00% 9
Leeds -13 30 £340 +109.23% 9
North West -57 24 £365 +7.35% 19
Canary Wharf +6 23 £500 +73.91%
West Midlands +1 23 £225 -18.18% 13
Scotland -2 21 £250 -38.27% 7
South West +14 20 £225 +2.27% 10
Manchester -16 20 £365 +7.35% 7
West Sussex +5 18 £448 +43.20% 5
Bracknell +2 18 £408 +30.40% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 15 £250 +11.11% 5
Oxfordshire -9 15 £492 +78.72% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 14 £225 -
Bedfordshire +21 13 £210 -16.00%
Glasgow +3 12 £250 -31.03% 4
Basingstoke +2 12 £350 +16.66% 1
Docklands, London +4 11 - -
Hertfordshire -2 10 £150 -60.00% 8
Milton Keynes - 10 £218 -
Worthing - 10 £495 -
Peterborough +8 9 - - 3
Wiltshire +7 8 £238 +7.95% 1

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 580 (40.28%) HTML
2 500 (34.72%) CSS
3 468 (32.50%) JavaScript
4 440 (30.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 338 (23.47%) User Experience
6 335 (23.26%) Photoshop
7 320 (22.22%) Java
8 293 (20.35%) Marketing
9 284 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
10 241 (16.74%) CMS
11 223 (15.49%) jQuery
12 215 (14.93%) HTML5
13 202 (14.03%) Adobe Illustrator
14 197 (13.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 191 (13.26%) Content Management
16 186 (12.92%) Analytics
17 178 (12.36%) E-Commerce
18 169 (11.74%) CSS3
19 162 (11.25%) Microsoft
20 154 (10.69%) Degree
21 144 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
22 136 (9.44%) Finance
23 132 (9.17%) Oracle
24 131 (9.10%) MS Office
25 130 (9.03%) Web Design
26 123 (8.54%) J2EE
27 110 (7.64%) Google
28 108 (7.50%) SQL
29 104 (7.22%) XML
30 98 (6.81%) Windows

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 440 (30.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 241 (16.74%) CMS
3 53 (3.68%) WebSphere
4 35 (2.43%) WebLogic
5 32 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 29 (2.01%) JBoss
7 28 (1.94%) Confluence
8 26 (1.81%) IBM Notes
8 26 (1.81%) Apache
9 24 (1.67%) Tomcat
9 24 (1.67%) Drupal
9 24 (1.67%) Umbraco
10 22 (1.53%) WordPress
11 20 (1.39%) Node.js
12 19 (1.32%) Lync
13 18 (1.25%) LiveCycle
14 17 (1.18%) WebSphere Portal
14 17 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
15 14 (0.97%) NetWeaver
15 14 (0.97%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 335 (23.26%) Photoshop
2 202 (14.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 197 (13.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 131 (9.10%) MS Office
5 90 (6.25%) InDesign
6 76 (5.28%) MS Excel
7 64 (4.44%) Adobe Captivate
8 41 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
9 39 (2.71%) Acrobat
10 30 (2.08%) MS Visio
11 24 (1.67%) Adobe After Effects
11 24 (1.67%) Fireworks
12 21 (1.46%) OmniGraffle
13 10 (0.69%) 3ds Max
14 8 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
14 8 (0.56%) SPSS
14 8 (0.56%) MS Project
15 5 (0.35%) GIMP
15 5 (0.35%) CINEMA 4D
16 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (2.85%) Adobe Campaign
2 34 (2.36%) WebTrends
3 12 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.83%) SAP PSCD
4 9 (0.63%) SAP CRM
5 8 (0.56%) SAP MDM
5 8 (0.56%) Magento
5 8 (0.56%) Tridion
5 8 (0.56%) SAP FI-CA
6 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.21%) SAP MII
7 3 (0.21%) Optimost
7 3 (0.21%) Radian6
8 2 (0.14%) Exstream
8 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.069%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.069%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 144 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 95 (6.60%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.63%) GitHub
5 7 (0.49%) Office 365
6 5 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.28%) Silverpop
8 3 (0.21%) SaaS
9 2 (0.14%) SmartFocus
9 2 (0.14%) Responsys
10 1 (0.069%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.069%) eCircle
10 1 (0.069%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.069%) Heroku
10 1 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.069%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.89%) Internet
2 24 (1.67%) HTTP
3 22 (1.53%) Intranet
4 16 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.90%) VPN
6 12 (0.83%) DNS
6 12 (0.83%) HTTPS
6 12 (0.83%) WebEx
7 11 (0.76%) DHCP
8 9 (0.63%) SMS
8 9 (0.63%) VoIP
8 9 (0.63%) LDAP
8 9 (0.63%) LAN
9 8 (0.56%) WAN
9 8 (0.56%) SSL
9 8 (0.56%) Firewall
10 6 (0.42%) Wireless
11 5 (0.35%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.35%) SCCP
11 5 (0.35%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (2.36%) MongoDB
2 32 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 25 (1.74%) Oracle Database
4 23 (1.60%) MySQL
5 22 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 21 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 20 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (1.18%) Redis
9 16 (1.11%) CouchDB
10 15 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (0.76%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.49%) Jackrabbit
15 6 (0.42%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.35%) SQLite
17 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
17 4 (0.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 86 (5.97%) Axure RP
2 59 (4.10%) Dreamweaver
3 56 (3.89%) JIRA
4 47 (3.26%) Git (software)
5 42 (2.92%) Subversion
5 42 (2.92%) Maven
6 32 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 21 (1.46%) Jenkins
8 20 (1.39%) Cucumber
9 17 (1.18%) Mockito
10 16 (1.11%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.04%) Visual Studio
12 14 (0.97%) Selenium
13 11 (0.76%) Grunt
14 9 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.63%) Ant
14 9 (0.63%) JUnit
15 7 (0.49%) ClearCase
15 7 (0.49%) Firebug
15 7 (0.49%) Fiddler
General
1 293 (20.35%) Marketing
2 136 (9.44%) Finance
3 86 (5.97%) Retail
4 67 (4.65%) Banking
5 50 (3.47%) Publishing
6 48 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.64%) Advertising
8 34 (2.36%) Legal
9 20 (1.39%) Multimedia
10 17 (1.18%) Games
11 16 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 15 (1.04%) Billing
13 12 (0.83%) Interactive Media
13 12 (0.83%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.69%) Arabic Language
15 8 (0.56%) Electronics
16 7 (0.49%) Automotive
17 6 (0.42%) Law
17 6 (0.42%) Back Office
17 6 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 503 (34.93%) Developer
2 307 (21.32%) Designer
3 143 (9.93%) Analyst
4 109 (7.57%) Architect
5 98 (6.81%) Front-End Developer
6 75 (5.21%) Web Developer
7 72 (5.00%) Consultant
7 72 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 62 (4.31%) UX Designer
9 58 (4.03%) Web Designer
10 50 (3.47%) UI Designer
11 45 (3.13%) UI Developer
12 44 (3.06%) Senior Designer
12 44 (3.06%) UI Programmer
13 43 (2.99%) Senior Developer
14 42 (2.92%) Graphic Designer
15 39 (2.71%) Junior
16 37 (2.57%) Digital Designer
17 36 (2.50%) Web Analyst
18 32 (2.22%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (40.28%) HTML
2 500 (34.72%) CSS
3 223 (15.49%) jQuery
4 215 (14.93%) HTML5
5 169 (11.74%) CSS3
6 123 (8.54%) J2EE
7 104 (7.22%) XML
8 91 (6.32%) AngularJS
9 72 (5.00%) Flash
10 70 (4.86%) Web Services
11 64 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 63 (4.38%) .NET
12 63 (4.38%) Ajax
13 60 (4.17%) JSP
14 48 (3.33%) XHTML
14 48 (3.33%) Sass
15 45 (3.13%) JSON
16 41 (2.85%) ASP.NET
17 39 (2.71%) Spring
18 36 (2.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 338 (23.47%) User Experience
2 96 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 84 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (5.21%) Graphic Design
5 58 (4.03%) E-Learning
6 53 (3.68%) Social Media
7 51 (3.54%) W3C
8 35 (2.43%) Computer Science
9 32 (2.22%) Digital Media
10 20 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.25%) iPad
12 17 (1.18%) Visualisation
12 17 (1.18%) Copywriting
13 16 (1.11%) Video Editing
14 13 (0.90%) RIA
14 13 (0.90%) Photography
15 12 (0.83%) BYOD
16 11 (0.76%) iPhone
17 10 (0.69%) Management Information System
18 9 (0.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 98 (6.81%) Windows
2 42 (2.92%) Android
3 40 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 30 (2.08%) Linux
5 28 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 21 (1.46%) Mac OS X
7 20 (1.39%) UNIX
8 12 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.76%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.76%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.42%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.21%) VMS
13 3 (0.21%) Solaris
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.14%) AIX
14 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (13.26%) Content Management
3 186 (12.92%) Analytics
4 178 (12.36%) E-Commerce
5 130 (9.03%) Web Design
6 97 (6.74%) Scrum
7 95 (6.60%) Digital Marketing
8 92 (6.39%) Web Analytics
9 83 (5.76%) Project Management
10 82 (5.69%) Responsive Web Design
11 81 (5.63%) SEO
12 62 (4.31%) ITIL
13 59 (4.10%) OO
14 58 (4.03%) TDD
14 58 (4.03%) Information Architecture
15 56 (3.89%) Web Development
16 53 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 50 (3.47%) Enterprise Architecture
17 50 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
18 49 (3.40%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 468 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 320 (22.22%) Java
3 108 (7.50%) SQL
4 34 (2.36%) C#
5 30 (2.08%) PHP
6 23 (1.60%) PL/SQL
7 16 (1.11%) VBScript
7 16 (1.11%) Python
8 15 (1.04%) Objective-C
8 15 (1.04%) VB.NET
8 15 (1.04%) ABAP
9 12 (0.83%) Perl
10 9 (0.63%) ActionScript
10 9 (0.63%) Ruby
11 8 (0.56%) SAPscript
12 7 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.49%) R
12 7 (0.49%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.35%) VBA
13 5 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 154 (10.69%) Degree
2 17 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 14 (0.97%) MCP
4 10 (0.69%) Sun Certification
5 9 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.56%) ISEB
7 6 (0.42%) HND
8 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.28%) MCSE
9 4 (0.28%) ACTC
10 3 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.21%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.14%) MOS
11 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.14%) CCNA
12 1 (0.069%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.88%) QA
2 9 (0.63%) SLA
3 6 (0.42%) WCAG
4 2 (0.14%) WAI
5 1 (0.069%) Solvency II
System Software
1 38 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.56%) Varnish
4 7 (0.49%) vSphere
5 6 (0.42%) XenApp
6 5 (0.35%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.28%) vCloud
8 3 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.14%) XenServer
9 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.069%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (1.81%) SCCM
2 11 (0.76%) Casper Suite
3 10 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.63%) Netcool
5 4 (0.28%) Puppet
5 4 (0.28%) Rundeck
6 3 (0.21%) Kibana
6 3 (0.21%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.14%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.14%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.14%) WMI
7 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (0.14%) Ansible
7 2 (0.14%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.069%) OpenView
8 1 (0.069%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.069%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 162 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 132 (9.17%) Oracle
3 110 (7.64%) Google
4 48 (3.33%) Omniture
4 48 (3.33%) SAP
5 44 (3.06%) IBM
6 42 (2.92%) Citrix
7 39 (2.71%) Apple
8 36 (2.50%) Remedy
9 34 (2.36%) Sitecore
10 31 (2.15%) hybris
11 26 (1.81%) Lotus
12 23 (1.60%) Cisco
13 21 (1.46%) Symantec
14 19 (1.32%) HP
15 18 (1.25%) FatWire
15 18 (1.25%) Tableau
16 17 (1.18%) VMware
17 16 (1.11%) McAfee
17 16 (1.11%) Facebook
City, London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Midlands
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £8.50 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: market rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Vitamin T
Rate: pd
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Aquent
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £10 to £12 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £On application
Posted: 4 days ago