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 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 61 60
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 6 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.03% 1.15% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 2.10% 2.36% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £238 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.66% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 286 423 462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 48.89% 48.62% 53.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 244 213
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £220 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 31
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.40% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £22.42 £24.12
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 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 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 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 Reading region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 11 (64.71%) Publishing
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) Photoshop
3 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) Content Management
4 8 (47.06%) Marketing
4 8 (47.06%) WebCenter
4 8 (47.06%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (47.06%) W3C
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (29.41%) Analytics
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
8 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
8 3 (17.65%) Web Marketing
8 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
8 3 (17.65%) German Language
8 3 (17.65%) Italian Language
8 3 (17.65%) Japanese Language
8 3 (17.65%) Korean Language
8 3 (17.65%) Russian Language
8 3 (17.65%) Spanish Language
8 3 (17.65%) QA
8 3 (17.65%) Web Development
8 3 (17.65%) Google
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (11.76%) Power BI

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 2 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Photoshop
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (11.76%) Acrobat
3 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (11.76%) InDesign
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (11.76%) RoboHelp
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Unica
1 2 (11.76%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (64.71%) Publishing
2 8 (47.06%) Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) German Language
3 3 (17.65%) Italian Language
3 3 (17.65%) Japanese Language
3 3 (17.65%) Korean Language
3 3 (17.65%) Russian Language
3 3 (17.65%) Spanish Language
3 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Web Producer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Graduate
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Account Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Author
4 2 (11.76%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Author
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Content Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Trainer
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Trainer
5 1 (5.88%) Trainer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Content Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Web Content Producer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) WebCenter
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) W3C
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Content Management
2 5 (29.41%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) Web Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (11.76%) B2B
4 2 (11.76%) B2B Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Publishing
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Google
4 2 (11.76%) comScore
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Omniture