The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 27 March 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 28 38
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.70% 2.53% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 6.59% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £150 £130 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £29.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -45.15% +84.37%  

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 Oxford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 112 91 148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 39.02% 38.40% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 69 101
Median daily rate £405 £250 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.00% -42.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 18
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.35% -6.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.51 £14.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Oxford

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Oxford

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) EPoS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (50.00%) CCTV
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) Server Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CCTV
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Infographics
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Sophos