The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Adobe 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.92% - -
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £130 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £29.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +93.33%

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
32 50 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.77% 50.51% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 28
Median daily rate £450 £413 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £138 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +140.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Adobe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Adobe
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Typography
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) W3C
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (66.67%) InDesign
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) CMS

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (66.67%) InDesign
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
2 2 (66.67%) Creative Designer
2 2 (66.67%) HTML CSS Designer
2 2 (66.67%) PowerPoint Designer
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop Designer
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop Web Designer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Typography
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design