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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 163 190 191
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 785 613 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.16% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 3.15% 2.57% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 347 293
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £187 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +9.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 31
Average hourly rate £16.51 £16.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £28.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.41% -12.82%

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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +27 744 £400 +14.28% 225
London +17 434 £438 +9.37% 91
South East +60 147 £364 +21.25% 38
City of London -31 68 £444 +4.41% 15
East of England +38 56 £250 -9.09% 19
Berkshire +38 54 £375 +7.14% 5
West Midlands +23 42 £306 +11.36% 14
Yorkshire -9 33 £325 +91.17% 15
West Yorkshire -3 31 £325 +96.96% 6
Scotland +4 29 £250 -38.27% 6
Hampshire +19 28 £350 +22.80% 11
Leeds -7 28 £331 +94.85% 3
Cambridgeshire +17 27 £250 +25.00% 3
Canary Wharf +4 21 £500 +132.55%
West Sussex +6 19 £450 +44.00% 2
Glasgow +1 19 £250 -41.17% 2
Oxfordshire -8 17 £492 +78.72% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 16 £250 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +4 16 £125 -57.62% 12
South West +1 15 £200 -9.09% 10
Bracknell +8 14 £400 +77.77% 1
Birmingham +4 14 £335 +48.88% 2
North West -59 13 £241 -29.04% 23
Bedfordshire +19 12 £230 -8.00%
Basingstoke +17 12 £350 +16.66% 1
Worthing - 12 £450 -
Peterborough +14 11 - - 2
Docklands, London +4 11 - -
Leicestershire +10 10 £290 - 6
Wiltshire +7 10 £300 +36.36% 2

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 559 (40.01%) HTML
2 486 (34.79%) CSS
3 471 (33.72%) JavaScript
4 423 (30.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 340 (24.34%) Photoshop
6 308 (22.05%) User Experience
7 302 (21.62%) Java
8 274 (19.61%) Marketing
9 257 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
10 230 (16.46%) CMS
11 223 (15.96%) jQuery
12 212 (15.18%) HTML5
13 205 (14.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 200 (14.32%) Adobe Illustrator
15 191 (13.67%) Content Management
15 191 (13.67%) E-Commerce
16 174 (12.46%) Analytics
17 170 (12.17%) Microsoft
18 161 (11.52%) CSS3
19 158 (11.31%) Degree
20 138 (9.88%) Finance
21 137 (9.81%) MS Office
22 126 (9.02%) Adobe Analytics
23 117 (8.38%) Web Design
24 113 (8.09%) J2EE
25 109 (7.80%) XML
25 109 (7.80%) Windows
26 108 (7.73%) Oracle
27 103 (7.37%) Google
28 99 (7.09%) Mobile App

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 423 (30.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 230 (16.46%) CMS
3 47 (3.36%) WebSphere
4 30 (2.15%) IBM Notes
5 29 (2.08%) JBoss
6 28 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.86%) SharePoint
8 25 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 25 (1.79%) Drupal
8 25 (1.79%) Umbraco
9 24 (1.72%) Apache
10 22 (1.57%) WordPress
10 22 (1.57%) Confluence
11 18 (1.29%) Node.js
11 18 (1.29%) SAS
12 17 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
12 17 (1.22%) Lync
13 16 (1.15%) LiveCycle
13 16 (1.15%) MS Exchange
14 15 (1.07%) IIS
Applications
1 340 (24.34%) Photoshop
2 205 (14.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 200 (14.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 137 (9.81%) MS Office
5 91 (6.51%) InDesign
6 69 (4.94%) MS Excel
7 60 (4.29%) Adobe Captivate
8 39 (2.79%) Acrobat
9 34 (2.43%) Fireworks
10 33 (2.36%) MS Visio
11 30 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
12 24 (1.72%) Adobe After Effects
13 19 (1.36%) OmniGraffle
14 12 (0.86%) 3ds Max
15 11 (0.79%) Shockwave
16 10 (0.72%) MS Project
16 10 (0.72%) Adobe Premiere
17 7 (0.50%) GIMP
17 7 (0.50%) ImageReady
17 7 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (3.01%) Adobe Campaign
2 33 (2.36%) WebTrends
3 12 (0.86%) SAP PSCD
4 11 (0.79%) Tridion
5 8 (0.57%) SAP CRM
6 7 (0.50%) SAP MDM
6 7 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.50%) Magento
6 7 (0.50%) SAP FI-CA
7 3 (0.21%) SAP MII
7 3 (0.21%) Optimost
7 3 (0.21%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.14%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.14%) Exstream
8 2 (0.14%) Radian6
9 1 (0.072%) SAP xRPM
9 1 (0.072%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 126 (9.02%) Adobe Analytics
2 72 (5.15%) Google Analytics
3 11 (0.79%) GitHub
4 9 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.50%) Office 365
6 6 (0.43%) SaaS
7 5 (0.36%) Silverpop
8 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.14%) SmartFocus
9 2 (0.14%) Responsys
10 1 (0.072%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.072%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.15%) Internet
2 25 (1.79%) Intranet
3 22 (1.57%) HTTP
4 16 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.00%) VPN
6 13 (0.93%) WebEx
7 12 (0.86%) DNS
8 10 (0.72%) VoIP
8 10 (0.72%) SSL
9 9 (0.64%) SMS
9 9 (0.64%) LDAP
9 9 (0.64%) HTTPS
9 9 (0.64%) DHCP
10 8 (0.57%) LAN
10 8 (0.57%) Firewall
11 7 (0.50%) WAN
12 6 (0.43%) Broadband
13 5 (0.36%) Wireless
13 5 (0.36%) SCCP
13 5 (0.36%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.29%) MongoDB
3 27 (1.93%) MySQL
4 24 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 20 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (1.22%) Redis
6 17 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (1.15%) CouchDB
8 14 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 12 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
11 11 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (0.72%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.43%) Jackrabbit
13 6 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.29%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.29%) SAP HANA
14 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 71 (5.08%) Dreamweaver
2 68 (4.87%) Axure RP
3 49 (3.51%) JIRA
4 44 (3.15%) Subversion
5 43 (3.08%) Git (software)
6 39 (2.79%) Maven
7 25 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 23 (1.65%) Jenkins
9 22 (1.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 19 (1.36%) Eclipse
11 16 (1.15%) Visual Studio
12 14 (1.00%) Selenium
12 14 (1.00%) Mockito
13 13 (0.93%) Ant
13 13 (0.93%) Grunt
14 11 (0.79%) JUnit
15 9 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (0.57%) Bower
17 7 (0.50%) Hudson
17 7 (0.50%) Firebug
General
1 274 (19.61%) Marketing
2 138 (9.88%) Finance
3 86 (6.16%) Retail
4 66 (4.72%) Banking
5 54 (3.87%) Publishing
6 51 (3.65%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.51%) Legal
8 34 (2.43%) Advertising
9 29 (2.08%) Games
10 20 (1.43%) Multimedia
10 20 (1.43%) Interactive Media
11 17 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.00%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.86%) Arabic Language
14 9 (0.64%) Billing
14 9 (0.64%) Electronics
15 8 (0.57%) Automotive
15 8 (0.57%) Law
16 7 (0.50%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.43%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 476 (34.07%) Developer
2 298 (21.33%) Designer
3 144 (10.31%) Analyst
4 86 (6.16%) Architect
5 83 (5.94%) Front-End Developer
6 72 (5.15%) Consultant
7 69 (4.94%) Java Developer
8 65 (4.65%) UX Designer
9 62 (4.44%) Web Developer
10 54 (3.87%) Web Designer
11 52 (3.72%) UI Designer
12 51 (3.65%) UI Developer
13 50 (3.58%) UI Programmer
14 44 (3.15%) Graphic Designer
15 42 (3.01%) Senior Designer
16 36 (2.58%) Senior Developer
17 35 (2.51%) Project Manager
18 34 (2.43%) Business Analyst
19 33 (2.36%) Junior
20 31 (2.22%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 559 (40.01%) HTML
2 486 (34.79%) CSS
3 223 (15.96%) jQuery
4 212 (15.18%) HTML5
5 161 (11.52%) CSS3
6 113 (8.09%) J2EE
7 109 (7.80%) XML
8 94 (6.73%) Flash
9 84 (6.01%) AngularJS
10 74 (5.30%) Web Services
11 69 (4.94%) .NET
12 65 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 64 (4.58%) JSP
14 58 (4.15%) Ajax
15 52 (3.72%) Sass
16 51 (3.65%) XHTML
17 43 (3.08%) Spring
18 41 (2.93%) REST
19 40 (2.86%) Backbone.js
19 40 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 308 (22.05%) User Experience
2 99 (7.09%) Mobile App
3 80 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (4.72%) Graphic Design
5 60 (4.29%) E-Learning
6 50 (3.58%) Social Media
7 47 (3.36%) W3C
8 35 (2.51%) Computer Science
9 28 (2.00%) Digital Media
10 22 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.50%) iPad
12 18 (1.29%) Video Editing
13 13 (0.93%) Visualisation
13 13 (0.93%) RIA
13 13 (0.93%) iPhone
14 12 (0.86%) Copywriting
14 12 (0.86%) BYOD
15 11 (0.79%) Photography
16 10 (0.72%) Blackberry
17 9 (0.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 109 (7.80%) Windows
2 38 (2.72%) Android
3 36 (2.58%) Apple iOS
4 34 (2.43%) Windows 7
5 32 (2.29%) Linux
6 22 (1.57%) Mac OS X
7 19 (1.36%) UNIX
8 16 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.07%) Windows 8
10 13 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.36%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.21%) VMS
14 3 (0.21%) Solaris
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.14%) AIX
15 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (13.67%) Content Management
2 191 (13.67%) E-Commerce
3 174 (12.46%) Analytics
4 117 (8.38%) Web Design
5 90 (6.44%) Project Management
6 83 (5.94%) Digital Marketing
7 79 (5.65%) Scrum
8 71 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
9 68 (4.87%) Web Analytics
10 67 (4.80%) SEO
11 64 (4.58%) ITIL
12 60 (4.29%) OO
13 59 (4.22%) Information Architecture
14 58 (4.15%) TDD
15 53 (3.79%) CRM
16 49 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
17 47 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (3.29%) Web Development
19 43 (3.08%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 471 (33.72%) JavaScript
2 302 (21.62%) Java
3 99 (7.09%) SQL
4 36 (2.58%) PHP
5 26 (1.86%) C#
6 21 (1.50%) PL/SQL
7 16 (1.15%) Ruby
8 15 (1.07%) VBScript
8 15 (1.07%) VB.NET
8 15 (1.07%) ActionScript
9 14 (1.00%) Objective-C
10 13 (0.93%) Perl
11 12 (0.86%) ABAP
12 10 (0.72%) Python
13 9 (0.64%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.50%) SAPscript
14 7 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
14 7 (0.50%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.36%) C
15 5 (0.36%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 158 (11.31%) Degree
2 17 (1.22%) MCP
3 13 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.72%) Sun Certification
5 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.57%) ISEB
6 6 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.36%) HND
7 5 (0.36%) MCSE
8 4 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.29%) ACTC
9 3 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.21%) SAP Certification
9 3 (0.21%) CCNA
9 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.14%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.14%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.93%) QA
2 11 (0.79%) SLA
3 3 (0.21%) WCAG
4 1 (0.072%) WAI
System Software
1 44 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.72%) vSphere
4 6 (0.43%) Varnish
4 6 (0.43%) XenApp
5 5 (0.36%) vCloud
5 5 (0.36%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.21%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.072%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.072%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (2.08%) SCCM
2 11 (0.79%) Casper Suite
3 10 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.57%) Puppet
5 5 (0.36%) Netcool
5 5 (0.36%) Rundeck
6 4 (0.29%) Kibana
6 4 (0.29%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.29%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.14%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.14%) Ansible
8 2 (0.14%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.072%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.072%) DameWare
9 1 (0.072%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.072%) OpenView
9 1 (0.072%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.072%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 170 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 108 (7.73%) Oracle
3 103 (7.37%) Google
4 48 (3.44%) Omniture
5 44 (3.15%) Citrix
6 42 (3.01%) SAP
7 40 (2.86%) Apple
8 34 (2.43%) IBM
8 34 (2.43%) hybris
9 32 (2.29%) Remedy
10 30 (2.15%) Lotus
11 28 (2.00%) Symantec
12 27 (1.93%) Cisco
13 26 (1.86%) Sitecore
14 23 (1.65%) VMware
14 23 (1.65%) McAfee
15 17 (1.22%) Business Objects
15 17 (1.22%) HP
15 17 (1.22%) Tableau
16 16 (1.15%) Demandware
West London
JM
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Romford, Essex
Reed Technology
Rate: NEGOTIABLR
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Amsys
Rate: From £160 to £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Vitamin T
Rate: From £18.75 to £31.25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
RPL MKTG
Rate: Role is 0.2 FTE, one day per week.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £415.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Premier IT
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £550 to £620 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £550 per day 400-550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago