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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank - 70 42
Contract jobs citing Adobe 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.63% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.56% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £135 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.95% -10.52%
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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 Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
330 320 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.87% 40.10% 45.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 191 123
Average daily rate £350 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 18
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.09 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) IBM Notes
1 6 (46.15%) VoIP
1 6 (46.15%) Fireworks
1 6 (46.15%) Lotus
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
1 6 (46.15%) iSeries
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
1 6 (46.15%) User Experience
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) CSS3
2 5 (38.46%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Human Factors
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Publishing
5 1 (7.69%) InDesign
5 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
5 1 (7.69%) MS Office

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (46.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
1 6 (46.15%) Fireworks
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (7.69%) InDesign
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Desktop Support
1 6 (46.15%) UX Designer
1 6 (46.15%) Designer
2 4 (30.77%) PC Support
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior UX Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) iSeries
1 6 (46.15%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Customer Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Lotus
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft