The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 58 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 8 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.41% 1.88% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 4.48% -
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 £300 £313
% change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
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 South Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 272 223 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 48.06% 41.84% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 125 134
Median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 12 7
Median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.31% +9.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £13.24 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.55 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in South Wales

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in South Wales over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in South Wales

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in South Wales

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Cardiff +16 8 £315 -18.44%
Adobe
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Wales 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 South Wales 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