The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Adobe
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 33 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 0  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.56% 0.93% 2.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 1.70% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Median daily rate £375 - £210
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £13.34
% change year-on-year +4.28% +31.23%  

Adobe is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 191 176 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 53.20% 54.32% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 110 99
Median daily rate £445 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £270 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 15
Median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.25% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Adobe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in Bedfordshire

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Adobe in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Bedfordshire

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in Bedfordshire

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £250 -
Adobe
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Tag Management
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Data Workbench
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (25.00%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (25.00%) InDesign
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (25.00%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Email Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Campaign Management
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Tag Management
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM