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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 186 191 188
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Adobe 732 640 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 1.13% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.87% 2.48% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 371 371
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.23% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £123.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.92%

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
25534 25780 24676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.60% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15145 14434 13654
Average daily rate £400 £382 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 1095 1118 1116
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +6 694 £375 +15.38% 223
London +30 408 £400 +21.21% 92
South East +13 110 £375 +20.00% 42
City of London +13 70 £398 +13.64% 15
East of England +21 53 £325 -7.14% 17
Yorkshire -2 53 £340 +112.50% 14
West Yorkshire +2 49 £340 +106.06% 6
Leeds -7 48 £340 +106.06% 4
Hampshire +12 31 £375 +50.00% 5
West Midlands +11 30 £225 -18.18% 12
North West -52 30 £365 +7.35% 22
Berkshire -6 29 £408 +30.40% 10
Manchester -16 25 £375 +10.29% 12
Scotland +3 23 £350 +63.93% 14
Buckinghamshire +1 21 £563 +181.25% 2
South West +4 18 £225 -38.14% 6
Cambridgeshire +4 17 £650 +141.86% 5
Milton Keynes - 16 £563 - 2
Hertfordshire +9 14 £150 -57.14% 7
Bracknell -1 14 £408 +30.40%
West Sussex -3 14 £300 -4.00% 4
Canary Wharf -5 14 £500 +73.91%
Edinburgh -2 12 £400 +100.00% 7
Romford - 12 £250 -
Bedfordshire +18 11 £210 - 2
Basingstoke +11 11 £375 +25.00% 1
Reading +3 11 £550 +160.35% 6
Docklands, London - 11 - -
Glasgow +17 10 £350 +9.63% 5
Shropshire - 10 £375 -

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 652 (42.84%) HTML
2 575 (37.78%) CSS
3 512 (33.64%) JavaScript
4 482 (31.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 381 (25.03%) User Experience
6 375 (24.64%) Photoshop
7 362 (23.78%) Java
8 327 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
9 315 (20.70%) Marketing
10 265 (17.41%) CMS
11 251 (16.49%) jQuery
12 248 (16.29%) HTML5
13 237 (15.57%) Adobe Illustrator
14 220 (14.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 193 (12.68%) CSS3
16 189 (12.42%) Content Management
17 183 (12.02%) E-Commerce
17 183 (12.02%) Analytics
18 158 (10.38%) Web Design
19 152 (9.99%) Microsoft
20 146 (9.59%) J2EE
21 143 (9.40%) Finance
22 141 (9.26%) Oracle
23 136 (8.94%) Degree
24 129 (8.48%) Adobe Analytics
25 124 (8.15%) XML
26 116 (7.62%) SQL
27 113 (7.42%) MS Office
28 112 (7.36%) Google
29 111 (7.29%) Digital Marketing

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 482 (31.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 265 (17.41%) CMS
3 47 (3.09%) WebSphere
4 37 (2.43%) SharePoint
5 35 (2.30%) WebLogic
6 34 (2.23%) Confluence
7 33 (2.17%) Apache
8 27 (1.77%) Umbraco
9 26 (1.71%) WordPress
9 26 (1.71%) JBoss
10 25 (1.64%) Lync
10 25 (1.64%) Node.js
11 24 (1.58%) Tomcat
12 23 (1.51%) Drupal
13 21 (1.38%) IBM Notes
14 19 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
15 15 (0.99%) NetWeaver
15 15 (0.99%) LiveCycle
15 15 (0.99%) WebSphere Portal
15 15 (0.99%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 375 (24.64%) Photoshop
2 237 (15.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 220 (14.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 113 (7.42%) MS Office
5 100 (6.57%) InDesign
6 72 (4.73%) MS Excel
7 53 (3.48%) Adobe Captivate
8 42 (2.76%) Acrobat
9 41 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
10 34 (2.23%) MS Visio
11 30 (1.97%) Adobe After Effects
11 30 (1.97%) OmniGraffle
12 24 (1.58%) Fireworks
13 10 (0.66%) 3ds Max
14 8 (0.53%) SPSS
15 7 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
16 6 (0.39%) GIMP
16 6 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
17 5 (0.33%) RoboHelp
17 5 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 44 (2.89%) Adobe Campaign
2 31 (2.04%) WebTrends
3 14 (0.92%) SAP PSCD
4 12 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.66%) SAP CRM
6 9 (0.59%) SAP MDM
6 9 (0.59%) SAP FI-CA
6 9 (0.59%) Magento
7 6 (0.39%) Tridion
8 5 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.20%) SAP MII
9 3 (0.20%) Optimost
9 3 (0.20%) Radian6
10 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.13%) Unica
11 1 (0.066%) Sage 1000
11 1 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.066%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 129 (8.48%) Adobe Analytics
2 96 (6.31%) Google Analytics
3 14 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.72%) GitHub
5 7 (0.46%) Office 365
6 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.33%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.26%) Silverpop
9 3 (0.20%) SaaS
10 2 (0.13%) SmartFocus
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.13%) Responsys
11 1 (0.066%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.066%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.066%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.066%) Heroku
11 1 (0.066%) eCircle
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.01%) Internet
2 36 (2.37%) HTTP
3 29 (1.91%) Intranet
4 16 (1.05%) LDAP
5 14 (0.92%) WebEx
6 11 (0.72%) DHCP
6 11 (0.72%) DNS
6 11 (0.72%) HTTPS
6 11 (0.72%) Firewall
7 9 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.59%) SMS
8 8 (0.53%) VPN
9 7 (0.46%) LAN
9 7 (0.46%) BIG-IP
9 7 (0.46%) SCCP
9 7 (0.46%) H.323
10 6 (0.39%) WAN
10 6 (0.39%) Skype
11 5 (0.33%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.33%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (2.69%) MongoDB
2 33 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 27 (1.77%) Relational Database
4 24 (1.58%) Oracle Database
5 23 (1.51%) MySQL
6 22 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
7 20 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (1.12%) Redis
8 17 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (1.05%) CouchDB
10 12 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (0.79%) SQLite
10 12 (0.79%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.59%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.46%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.33%) Jackrabbit
14 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 105 (6.90%) Axure RP
2 60 (3.94%) JIRA
3 57 (3.75%) Git (software)
4 52 (3.42%) Dreamweaver
5 47 (3.09%) Maven
6 42 (2.76%) Subversion
7 39 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 26 (1.71%) Cucumber
9 23 (1.51%) Jenkins
10 20 (1.31%) Mockito
11 19 (1.25%) Selenium
11 19 (1.25%) Eclipse
11 19 (1.25%) Visual Studio
12 14 (0.92%) Grunt
13 11 (0.72%) JUnit
14 9 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.59%) Hudson
15 8 (0.53%) gulp
15 8 (0.53%) Ant
16 7 (0.46%) ClearCase
General
1 315 (20.70%) Marketing
2 143 (9.40%) Finance
3 89 (5.85%) Retail
4 71 (4.66%) Banking
5 60 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 55 (3.61%) Publishing
7 39 (2.56%) Advertising
8 32 (2.10%) Legal
9 24 (1.58%) Multimedia
10 20 (1.31%) Games
11 16 (1.05%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.99%) Billing
12 15 (0.99%) Automotive
13 14 (0.92%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.66%) Electronics
14 10 (0.66%) Interactive Media
15 7 (0.46%) Local Government
16 5 (0.33%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.26%) French Language
17 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 554 (36.40%) Developer
2 361 (23.72%) Designer
3 137 (9.00%) Analyst
4 132 (8.67%) Architect
5 112 (7.36%) Front-End Developer
6 95 (6.24%) Web Developer
7 80 (5.26%) UX Designer
8 79 (5.19%) Web Designer
9 73 (4.80%) Consultant
10 66 (4.34%) Java Developer
11 53 (3.48%) Senior Developer
11 53 (3.48%) Senior Designer
12 48 (3.15%) UI Developer
12 48 (3.15%) UI Designer
13 46 (3.02%) Junior
13 46 (3.02%) UI Programmer
14 38 (2.50%) Graphic Designer
14 38 (2.50%) Digital Designer
15 33 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
16 32 (2.10%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 652 (42.84%) HTML
2 575 (37.78%) CSS
3 251 (16.49%) jQuery
4 248 (16.29%) HTML5
5 193 (12.68%) CSS3
6 146 (9.59%) J2EE
7 124 (8.15%) XML
8 98 (6.44%) AngularJS
9 76 (4.99%) .NET
10 70 (4.60%) Web Services
11 69 (4.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 65 (4.27%) Flash
12 65 (4.27%) Ajax
13 64 (4.20%) JSP
14 56 (3.68%) Sass
15 54 (3.55%) ASP.NET
15 54 (3.55%) JSON
16 52 (3.42%) XHTML
17 40 (2.63%) Spring
18 37 (2.43%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 381 (25.03%) User Experience
2 90 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (5.85%) Mobile App
4 74 (4.86%) Graphic Design
5 53 (3.48%) Social Media
6 52 (3.42%) W3C
7 45 (2.96%) E-Learning
8 38 (2.50%) Digital Media
9 37 (2.43%) Computer Science
10 23 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.25%) Copywriting
12 18 (1.18%) Visualisation
13 16 (1.05%) RIA
13 16 (1.05%) Photography
13 16 (1.05%) Video Editing
14 15 (0.99%) Animation
15 14 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
15 14 (0.92%) BYOD
16 12 (0.79%) iPad
17 11 (0.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 97 (6.37%) Windows
2 55 (3.61%) Android
3 50 (3.29%) Linux
4 49 (3.22%) Apple iOS
5 26 (1.71%) UNIX
6 21 (1.38%) Mac OS X
7 18 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.59%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.20%) VMS
14 3 (0.20%) Solaris
15 2 (0.13%) AIX
16 1 (0.066%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.066%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (12.42%) Content Management
3 183 (12.02%) E-Commerce
3 183 (12.02%) Analytics
4 158 (10.38%) Web Design
5 111 (7.29%) Digital Marketing
6 109 (7.16%) Scrum
7 105 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
8 93 (6.11%) Web Analytics
9 80 (5.26%) Project Management
10 78 (5.12%) SEO
11 75 (4.93%) Information Architecture
12 71 (4.66%) OO
13 69 (4.53%) TDD
14 65 (4.27%) Web Development
15 62 (4.07%) ITIL
16 58 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
17 57 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
18 55 (3.61%) CRM
19 50 (3.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 512 (33.64%) JavaScript
2 362 (23.78%) Java
3 116 (7.62%) SQL
4 45 (2.96%) C#
5 32 (2.10%) PHP
6 24 (1.58%) PL/SQL
7 19 (1.25%) VB.NET
8 16 (1.05%) VBScript
8 16 (1.05%) Python
9 14 (0.92%) Objective-C
9 14 (0.92%) Perl
10 13 (0.85%) ABAP
11 12 (0.79%) CFML
12 10 (0.66%) ActionScript
12 10 (0.66%) C
13 9 (0.59%) Ruby
14 8 (0.53%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.53%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.46%) R
16 6 (0.39%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 136 (8.94%) Degree
2 22 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 14 (0.92%) MCP
4 13 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.66%) Sun Certification
6 8 (0.53%) ISEB
7 6 (0.39%) HND
8 3 (0.20%) SAP Certification
8 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.13%) MOS
9 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.13%) MCSE
10 1 (0.066%) MCSA
10 1 (0.066%) MCT
10 1 (0.066%) PhD
10 1 (0.066%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.066%) HNC
10 1 (0.066%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.77%) QA
2 6 (0.39%) WCAG
3 3 (0.20%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.13%) WAI
5 1 (0.066%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.53%) Varnish
4 7 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.33%) vSphere
6 4 (0.26%) vCloud
6 4 (0.26%) XenApp
7 3 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.20%) Docker
8 2 (0.13%) XenServer
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.13%) Squid
9 1 (0.066%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (1.51%) SCCM
2 10 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.59%) Netcool
3 9 (0.59%) Casper Suite
4 4 (0.26%) Rundeck
4 4 (0.26%) Puppet
5 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.20%) Kibana
6 2 (0.13%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.13%) WMI
6 2 (0.13%) WSUS
6 2 (0.13%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.066%) Ansible
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.066%) OpenView
7 1 (0.066%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 152 (9.99%) Microsoft
2 141 (9.26%) Oracle
3 112 (7.36%) Google
4 51 (3.35%) SAP
5 42 (2.76%) IBM
5 42 (2.76%) Sitecore
6 39 (2.56%) Omniture
6 39 (2.56%) Citrix
7 37 (2.43%) Apple
8 32 (2.10%) hybris
9 30 (1.97%) Remedy
10 26 (1.71%) Cisco
11 23 (1.51%) Symantec
12 21 (1.38%) Lotus
13 20 (1.31%) Pega
14 18 (1.18%) Tableau
14 18 (1.18%) McAfee
15 16 (1.05%) HP
15 16 (1.05%) Eloqua
15 16 (1.05%) Atlassian
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
24 Seven
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £50000 - £65000 per annum + +bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
East London
Pirean Limited
Rate: £15,000 per annum plus statutory benefits.
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £120 - 200 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 28 days ago