The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 190 197 202
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Adobe 740 708 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.38% 1.24% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 2.86% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 425 366
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £215 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
- +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 27
Median hourly rate £35.50 £12.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.00% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £11.57 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.82 £22.60 £114.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £12.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+158.33% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24044 24752 26246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.80% 43.26% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14682 14636 14796
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 1078 1181
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Adobe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend

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

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Adobe
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +11 714 £375 - 181
London +26 492 £425 +7.59% 88
South East +2 83 £213 -45.16% 22
City of London +6 48 £400 +6.66% 14
Berkshire +15 34 £200 -50.92% 3
West Midlands -24 32 £350 -18.36% 13
Yorkshire -7 30 £325 -5.79% 9
East of England -18 28 £350 -11.50% 17
West Yorkshire -3 27 £325 -5.79% 6
Leeds -17 19 £331 -3.98% 4
Surrey +21 16 £175 -34.57% 8
South West +8 15 £250 +16.27% 6
North West +1 15 £375 +2.73% 17
Essex +14 14 £350 -17.64% 8
Scotland -3 14 £225 -35.71% 2
Reading +17 13 £200 -63.63%
Bristol +10 12 £275 +175.00% 2
East Midlands +3 12 £410 +49.09% 7
West Sussex +1 12 £395 +31.66% 3
Manchester -18 11 £375 +1.35% 9
Edinburgh +9 10 £215 -46.25% 1
Hampshire -10 10 £320 -14.66% 4
Hertfordshire -12 10 £223 -21.71% 3
Gatwick - 10 - -
Canary Wharf -3 8 £450 -7.69%
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £300 -46.66% 1
Coventry -11 7 £515 -20.76% 1
Docklands, London +11 6 - -
Nottingham -6 6 - - 2
Nottinghamshire -9 6 - - 2

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 with a requirement for Adobe.

1 546 (40.21%) HTML
2 468 (34.46%) CSS
3 450 (33.14%) JavaScript
4 401 (29.53%) User Experience
5 380 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
6 372 (27.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 313 (23.05%) Photoshop
8 298 (21.94%) Java
9 265 (19.51%) Marketing
10 261 (19.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 258 (19.00%) HTML5
12 207 (15.24%) Adobe Illustrator
13 196 (14.43%) Analytics
14 189 (13.92%) CMS
15 186 (13.70%) Wireframes
16 171 (12.59%) Front End Development
17 159 (11.71%) Web Development
18 156 (11.49%) CSS3
19 152 (11.19%) Content Management
20 147 (10.82%) Responsive Web Design
21 143 (10.53%) jQuery
21 143 (10.53%) Finance
22 140 (10.31%) AngularJS
23 136 (10.01%) E-Commerce
24 132 (9.72%) SQL
24 132 (9.72%) XML
25 129 (9.50%) Degree
26 114 (8.39%) Prototyping
27 103 (7.58%) Adobe Analytics
28 101 (7.44%) Web Design

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 372 (27.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 189 (13.92%) CMS
3 36 (2.65%) Confluence
3 36 (2.65%) JBoss
4 29 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 28 (2.06%) LiveCycle
5 28 (2.06%) WordPress
6 25 (1.84%) SharePoint
7 22 (1.62%) Marvel
8 20 (1.47%) Apache
9 19 (1.40%) WebLogic
10 16 (1.18%) Skype for Business
11 10 (0.74%) Apache Solr
11 10 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
12 8 (0.59%) IIS
12 8 (0.59%) Mule
12 8 (0.59%) nginx
12 8 (0.59%) SAS
13 7 (0.52%) Moodle
13 7 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 313 (23.05%) Photoshop
2 261 (19.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 207 (15.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 88 (6.48%) MS Office
5 82 (6.04%) OmniGraffle
6 81 (5.96%) InDesign
7 58 (4.27%) MS Excel
8 43 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 40 (2.95%) InVision
10 34 (2.50%) MS Visio
11 27 (1.99%) Adobe Captivate
12 24 (1.77%) Acrobat
13 19 (1.40%) Adobe After Effects
14 10 (0.74%) CINEMA 4D
15 9 (0.66%) Fireworks
16 8 (0.59%) AutoCAD
16 8 (0.59%) FrameMaker
17 7 (0.52%) MS Project
18 6 (0.44%) SPSS
19 5 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 68 (5.01%) Adobe Campaign
2 15 (1.10%) Eloqua
2 15 (1.10%) WebTrends
3 14 (1.03%) Unica
4 5 (0.37%) Sage X3
5 4 (0.29%) Radian6
6 3 (0.22%) assyst
6 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.22%) Magento
6 3 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.22%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.22%) SAP PSCD
6 3 (0.22%) Sprinklr
7 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP hybris
7 2 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 103 (7.58%) Adobe Analytics
2 49 (3.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 46 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (3.17%) Google Analytics
5 34 (2.50%) GitHub
6 15 (1.10%) Office 365
7 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.81%) SaaS
9 10 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.74%) Google App Engine
10 8 (0.59%) Slack
11 7 (0.52%) BlueKai
12 3 (0.22%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.22%) Google Drive
12 3 (0.22%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.22%) Responsys
12 3 (0.22%) Socialbakers
13 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.99%) Internet
2 20 (1.47%) HTTP
3 18 (1.33%) Intranet
4 16 (1.18%) DNS
5 14 (1.03%) Skype
5 14 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.88%) Network Security
7 11 (0.81%) DHCP
7 11 (0.81%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.81%) SMS
7 11 (0.81%) VPN
7 11 (0.81%) WebEx
8 10 (0.74%) LAN
9 8 (0.59%) FTP
9 8 (0.59%) WAN
10 7 (0.52%) Firewall
10 7 (0.52%) LDAP
10 7 (0.52%) VoIP
11 6 (0.44%) SNMP
12 4 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.36%) MongoDB
3 27 (1.99%) MySQL
4 19 (1.40%) Big Data
5 16 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.52%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.37%) QlikView
11 4 (0.29%) CouchDB
11 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.22%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.22%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.22%) Redis
12 3 (0.22%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.15%) IBM InfoSphere
13 2 (0.15%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 93 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 87 (6.41%) Axure RP
3 76 (5.60%) Maven
4 60 (4.42%) Grunt
5 57 (4.20%) JIRA
6 47 (3.46%) Jasmine
7 38 (2.80%) Jenkins
8 35 (2.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 33 (2.43%) Subversion
10 30 (2.21%) Selenium
11 24 (1.77%) Karma Test Runner
12 23 (1.69%) gulp
13 20 (1.47%) Cucumber
14 19 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
14 19 (1.40%) Eclipse
15 18 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
15 18 (1.33%) TeamCity
16 17 (1.25%) IntelliJ
17 16 (1.18%) Gradle
18 15 (1.10%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 265 (19.51%) Marketing
2 143 (10.53%) Finance
3 95 (7.00%) Retail
4 48 (3.53%) Banking
5 46 (3.39%) Publishing
6 32 (2.36%) Games
7 30 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.99%) Advertising
9 19 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.40%) Multimedia
10 13 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.81%) Automotive
13 10 (0.74%) Legal
14 7 (0.52%) Electronics
14 7 (0.52%) French Language
14 7 (0.52%) German Language
15 6 (0.44%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.44%) Front Office
16 5 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 447 (32.92%) Developer
2 363 (26.73%) Designer
3 161 (11.86%) UX Designer
4 133 (9.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 113 (8.32%) Architect
6 108 (7.95%) UI Designer
7 100 (7.36%) Analyst
8 77 (5.67%) Java Developer
9 71 (5.23%) JavaScript Developer
10 62 (4.57%) Consultant
11 60 (4.42%) Digital Designer
12 58 (4.27%) UI Developer
13 47 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
14 43 (3.17%) HTML Developer
15 41 (3.02%) UI/UX Designer
16 39 (2.87%) Senior Designer
17 36 (2.65%) Web Designer
18 34 (2.50%) Visual Designer
19 33 (2.43%) Graphic Designer
20 32 (2.36%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 546 (40.21%) HTML
2 468 (34.46%) CSS
3 258 (19.00%) HTML5
4 156 (11.49%) CSS3
5 143 (10.53%) jQuery
6 140 (10.31%) AngularJS
7 132 (9.72%) XML
8 96 (7.07%) J2EE
9 87 (6.41%) Spring
10 75 (5.52%) REST
11 67 (4.93%) Ajax
12 64 (4.71%) SOAP
13 62 (4.57%) RESTful
14 60 (4.42%) JSP
15 59 (4.34%) JSON
16 57 (4.20%) Hibernate
17 52 (3.83%) Sass
18 51 (3.76%) OSGi
19 50 (3.68%) Node.js
19 50 (3.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 401 (29.53%) User Experience
2 69 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 68 (5.01%) Social Media
4 42 (3.09%) Graphic Design
5 32 (2.36%) e-Learning
6 31 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 31 (2.28%) Digital Media
7 26 (1.91%) Animation
8 25 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.77%) Psychology
10 21 (1.55%) Video Editing
11 20 (1.47%) Visualisation
12 17 (1.25%) FMCG
12 17 (1.25%) Learning Management System
13 14 (1.03%) RIA
14 13 (0.96%) Handset
14 13 (0.96%) Motion Graphics
14 13 (0.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 79 (5.82%) Windows
2 63 (4.64%) Android
3 57 (4.20%) Apple iOS
4 49 (3.61%) Linux
5 30 (2.21%) Unix
6 22 (1.62%) Mac OS X
6 22 (1.62%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.44%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.44%) Windows Vista
9 6 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.37%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.29%) AIX
11 4 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.29%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (14.43%) Analytics
3 186 (13.70%) Wireframes
4 171 (12.59%) Front End Development
5 159 (11.71%) Web Development
6 152 (11.19%) Content Management
7 147 (10.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 136 (10.01%) E-Commerce
9 114 (8.39%) Prototyping
10 101 (7.44%) Web Design
11 88 (6.48%) Project Management
12 82 (6.04%) Scrum
13 80 (5.89%) CRM
14 71 (5.23%) MVC
15 63 (4.64%) Digital Marketing
16 61 (4.49%) OO
16 61 (4.49%) Open Source
17 53 (3.90%) Typography
18 50 (3.68%) Web Analytics
19 48 (3.53%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 450 (33.14%) JavaScript
2 298 (21.94%) Java
3 132 (9.72%) SQL
4 66 (4.86%) PHP
5 35 (2.58%) Python
6 22 (1.62%) C#
7 17 (1.25%) ABAP
8 13 (0.96%) ES6
9 12 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 12 (0.88%) Scala
10 10 (0.74%) ActionScript
10 10 (0.74%) ECMAScript
11 9 (0.66%) C
12 8 (0.59%) Ruby
13 7 (0.52%) ActionScript 3.0
13 7 (0.52%) Perl
13 7 (0.52%) SAPscript
14 5 (0.37%) Groovy
14 5 (0.37%) VBA
15 4 (0.29%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 129 (9.50%) Degree
2 34 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.22%) ACSP
7 3 (0.22%) CCA
7 3 (0.22%) MOS
7 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.22%) PMP
8 2 (0.15%) APMP
8 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.15%) HNC
8 2 (0.15%) MCSE
8 2 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.074%) HND
9 1 (0.074%) MCP
9 1 (0.074%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.58%) QA
2 8 (0.59%) WCAG
3 6 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
4 5 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.37%) SLA
5 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.15%) GCP
6 2 (0.15%) GxP
7 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.074%) TARGET2
System Software
1 31 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.40%) Docker
3 6 (0.44%) StorNext
3 6 (0.44%) Xsan
4 4 (0.29%) KVM
4 4 (0.29%) Varnish
4 4 (0.29%) vCloud
4 4 (0.29%) XenApp
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (1.47%) Puppet
2 10 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.66%) Ansible
4 6 (0.44%) AirWatch
4 6 (0.44%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.44%) Nagios
5 5 (0.37%) SCCM
6 4 (0.29%) Casper Suite
6 4 (0.29%) Mesos
6 4 (0.29%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.29%) Terraform
7 3 (0.22%) BMC Marimba
7 3 (0.22%) DameWare
7 3 (0.22%) logstash
7 3 (0.22%) SCOM
7 3 (0.22%) WSUS
8 2 (0.15%) Kibana
8 2 (0.15%) vRealize
9 1 (0.074%) IBM BigFix
9 1 (0.074%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 97 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 68 (5.01%) Google
3 60 (4.42%) Oracle
4 39 (2.87%) Apple
5 38 (2.80%) IBM
6 36 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
6 36 (2.65%) SAP
7 26 (1.91%) hybris
8 23 (1.69%) Atlassian
9 21 (1.55%) Omniture
9 21 (1.55%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 21 (1.55%) Tableau
10 15 (1.10%) Citrix
11 12 (0.88%) HP
12 10 (0.74%) Twitter
12 10 (0.74%) webMethods
13 9 (0.66%) Autodesk
13 9 (0.66%) Sage
14 8 (0.59%) Apigee
14 8 (0.59%) Saba
London
Tangent International
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Square One Resources
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tangent International
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
24 Seven
Rate: £100 - 150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Premier Media
Rate: £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DGH Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + Free Parking
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Great benefits, see below.
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £365 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £365 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Hivedome Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £110 - £120 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 14 days ago