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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 25 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Adobe 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.23% 10.47% -
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 16.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
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
60 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 42.25% 63.95% 54.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 17
Average daily rate £335 £308 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +56.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.75 £46.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.10% +162.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) Photoshop
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5
1 6 (85.71%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (71.43%) InDesign
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) ABAP
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) EDI
4 1 (14.29%) W3C
4 1 (14.29%) SAPscript
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Photoshop
2 5 (71.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (71.43%) InDesign
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Photoshop Designer
1 5 (71.43%) Designer
1 5 (71.43%) Digital Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5
1 6 (85.71%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) XHTML
2 1 (14.29%) EDI
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
1 1 (14.29%) Web Design
1 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
1 1 (14.29%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP