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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 27 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Adobe 1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.72% 4.58% 9.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 9.68% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£150 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.92%
Adobe
Hertfordshire

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
76 62 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 55.07% 47.33% 64.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 14
Average daily rate £425 £335 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £185 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Video Editing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Online Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Sass

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design