The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.48% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £130 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +16.66% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Watford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 63 45 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 52.07% 46.88% 57.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 29
Median daily rate £450 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +29.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £325 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.33% +141.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Watford

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Watford region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 4 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (75.00%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) W3C
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (50.00%) InDesign
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) Typography
3 2 (50.00%) Multichannel Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) CMS

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (75.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (50.00%) InDesign
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
2 2 (50.00%) Creative Designer
2 2 (50.00%) HTML CSS Designer
2 2 (50.00%) PowerPoint Designer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop Web Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Multichannel Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Typography
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware