The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 28 April 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 50 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 -  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 8 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.44% 2.74% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.06% 6.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £315 £386 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.44% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £308 £313
% change year-on-year +13.63% -1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -19.10% +25.00%  

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 Cardiff.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 158 149 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 48.17% 40.82% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 83 71
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 4
Median hourly rate £16.07 £19.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.42% +85.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £20.00 £21.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Cardiff

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in Cardiff over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 5 (62.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) JSR 170
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) CMS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) LDAP
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 5 (62.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Angular Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Junior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Angular 2
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) JSR 170
4 1 (12.50%) React
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Personalization
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Splunk