The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 29 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 68 71
Rank change year-on-year +19 +3  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.52% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 0.72% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £115 £200 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.50% -46.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £314 £306
% change year-on-year +11.37% +2.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -46.06% +87.50%  

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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 326 555 462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 49.54% 54.63% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 288 243
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +158.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Reading

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in Reading over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in Reading

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 14 (70.00%) HTML
1 14 (70.00%) Publishing
1 14 (70.00%) Content Management
2 11 (55.00%) Marketing
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (35.00%) WebCenter
4 7 (35.00%) User Experience
4 7 (35.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) Photoshop
4 7 (35.00%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (35.00%) CSS
4 7 (35.00%) XML
4 7 (35.00%) TeamSite
4 7 (35.00%) W3C
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) CMS
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Web Development
8 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
8 3 (15.00%) Banking
8 3 (15.00%) Google
8 3 (15.00%) Analytics
8 3 (15.00%) Adobe Analytics

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (45.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (35.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (70.00%) Publishing
2 11 (55.00%) Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) German Language
3 3 (15.00%) Italian Language
3 3 (15.00%) Japanese Language
3 3 (15.00%) Korean Language
3 3 (15.00%) Russian Language
3 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Web Producer
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Content Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Web Content Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Web Content Producer
3 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Web Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Account Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Graduate
5 2 (10.00%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) CMS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) WebCenter
2 7 (35.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) User Experience
1 7 (35.00%) W3C
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Content Management
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (20.00%) Web Development
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (10.00%) B2B
6 2 (10.00%) B2B Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) Web Marketing
7 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft