The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 65 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Adobe 8 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.20% 2.16% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 4.52% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 5
Average daily rate £115 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.34% -3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £15.86 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+30.83% -36.56%
Adobe
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
264 332 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.64% 47.84% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 209 118
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.35 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -19.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.43 £15.90 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -13 7 £294 +30.55% 2
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (60.00%) ILOG
2 6 (60.00%) FileNet
2 6 (60.00%) Kofax
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Replication
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Subversion
2 6 (60.00%) JRules
2 6 (60.00%) JSF
2 6 (60.00%) Maven
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (60.00%) Java SE
2 6 (60.00%) Java EE
2 6 (60.00%) XSD
2 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (60.00%) JBoss
2 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (60.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Ant
2 6 (60.00%) JUnit
2 6 (60.00%) IIS

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 6 (60.00%) Confluence
1 6 (60.00%) FileNet
1 6 (60.00%) IIS
1 6 (60.00%) JBoss
1 6 (60.00%) LiveCycle
1 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Ant
1 6 (60.00%) DbUnit
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) Hudson
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
1 6 (60.00%) JUnit
1 6 (60.00%) Maven
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
1 6 (60.00%) Spock
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
1 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (10.00%) GoLive
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (60.00%) Dojo
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) Java EE
2 6 (60.00%) Java SE
2 6 (60.00%) JRules
2 6 (60.00%) JSF
2 6 (60.00%) REST
2 6 (60.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) XSD
3 5 (50.00%) JPA
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (50.00%) Document Management
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) BC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) ILOG
1 6 (60.00%) Kofax
1 6 (60.00%) Splunk
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Macromedia
4 1 (10.00%) Telerik