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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe
UK
Rank 179 211 212
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 657 612 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.45% 1.18% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 3.25% 2.73% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 426 323
Median daily rate £400 £360 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £316 £309
% change year-on-year
+12.34% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 44
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.63 £89.75 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +34.56%

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
20200 22429 23591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.54% 43.13% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12524 13422 13583
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 838 962
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +21.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 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
England +32 620 £400 +7.38% 209
London +17 382 £413 +3.12% 94
South East +10 87 £350 +7.69% 23
East of England +38 57 £350 -12.50% 17
City of London 0 47 £475 +26.66% 16
Essex +24 30 £350 +21.73% 2
Scotland +35 25 £160 -50.76% 7
Kent - 25 £350 - 3
Cambridgeshire +22 23 £425 - 4
North West +18 22 £270 +20.00% 19
West Midlands -1 21 £411 +26.53% 9
Yorkshire +24 19 £400 +23.07% 14
West Yorkshire +26 18 £410 +26.15% 9
Surrey +22 16 £388 +10.71% 4
Berkshire +9 16 £250 +51.51% 4
Manchester +11 15 £270 +22.72% 8
Leeds +9 15 £400 +23.07% 6
East Midlands +3 15 £450 +50.00% 9
South West +1 13 £425 +88.88% 22
Glasgow +10 12 £125 -47.36% 1
Peterborough +6 12 £425 - 2
Hampshire +1 12 £340 - 7
Buckinghamshire -2 12 £275 -8.33% 1
Coventry -5 12 £415 +38.33% 2
Leicestershire +17 11 £325 +44.44% 5
Bristol +4 10 £425 +226.92% 10
Bracknell - 10 - -
Leicester +14 7 £413 +83.33% 3
Merseyside +3 7 £290 +28.88% 2
Southport - 6 £290 - 1

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 with a requirement for Adobe.

1 528 (40.31%) HTML
2 466 (35.57%) CSS
3 434 (33.13%) JavaScript
4 420 (32.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 418 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
6 332 (25.34%) Marketing
7 305 (23.28%) User Experience
8 280 (21.37%) Java
9 223 (17.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 217 (16.56%) Photoshop
11 206 (15.73%) Analytics
12 198 (15.11%) CMS
13 190 (14.50%) HTML5
14 189 (14.43%) Finance
15 180 (13.74%) SQL
16 172 (13.13%) XML
17 160 (12.21%) jQuery
18 149 (11.37%) E-Commerce
19 140 (10.69%) Adobe Illustrator
19 140 (10.69%) CSS3
20 133 (10.15%) Front End Development
21 125 (9.54%) Wireframes
22 121 (9.24%) Content Management
23 120 (9.16%) AngularJS
24 112 (8.55%) JSON
24 112 (8.55%) OO
25 110 (8.40%) J2EE
26 108 (8.24%) Web Development
27 107 (8.17%) Google
28 103 (7.86%) Banking

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
1 420 (32.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 198 (15.11%) CMS
3 58 (4.43%) Apache
4 35 (2.67%) WordPress
5 32 (2.44%) Apache Solr
6 27 (2.06%) Confluence
7 16 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (1.15%) JBoss
8 15 (1.15%) SAS
9 14 (1.07%) SharePoint
10 13 (0.99%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.92%) LiveCycle
12 11 (0.84%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.76%) Marvel
14 9 (0.69%) Drupal
14 9 (0.69%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.69%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.53%) Mule
15 7 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
16 6 (0.46%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 223 (17.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 217 (16.56%) Photoshop
3 140 (10.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 61 (4.66%) MS Excel
5 54 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 53 (4.05%) InDesign
7 50 (3.82%) MS Office
8 43 (3.28%) MS Visio
8 43 (3.28%) OmniGraffle
9 29 (2.21%) InVision
10 19 (1.45%) Adobe Captivate
11 18 (1.37%) Adobe Premiere
12 17 (1.30%) Acrobat
12 17 (1.30%) Adobe After Effects
13 10 (0.76%) MS Project
14 8 (0.61%) CINEMA 4D
15 6 (0.46%) FrameMaker
15 6 (0.46%) SPSS
16 5 (0.38%) UXPin
17 4 (0.31%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 97 (7.40%) Adobe Campaign
2 23 (1.76%) Unica
3 12 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.61%) SAP CO
4 8 (0.61%) SAP FI
4 8 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (0.61%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.46%) Sprinklr
7 4 (0.31%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (0.31%) SAP Retail
8 3 (0.23%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 3 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.15%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.15%) Murex MxG2000
9 2 (0.15%) Radian6
10 1 (0.076%) Magento
10 1 (0.076%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.076%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.076%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 97 (7.40%) Adobe Analytics
2 62 (4.73%) Google Analytics
3 33 (2.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 22 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (1.45%) Google Tag Manager
6 12 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.84%) Office 365
8 10 (0.76%) GitHub
9 6 (0.46%) Yammer
10 5 (0.38%) G Suite
11 4 (0.31%) SaaS
12 3 (0.23%) AdWords
12 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.23%) Google Drive
13 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.15%) Responsys
13 2 (0.15%) Silverpop
14 1 (0.076%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.90%) HTTP
2 24 (1.83%) Internet
3 18 (1.37%) WebEx
4 17 (1.30%) HTTPS
5 15 (1.15%) SMS
6 14 (1.07%) Intranet
7 8 (0.61%) DNS
8 7 (0.53%) SSL
9 5 (0.38%) snoop
9 5 (0.38%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.38%) VPN
10 4 (0.31%) VoIP
11 3 (0.23%) Network Security
12 2 (0.15%) DHCP
12 2 (0.15%) Firewall
12 2 (0.15%) LAN
12 2 (0.15%) VSAN
12 2 (0.15%) WAN
13 1 (0.076%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.076%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.67%) MySQL
3 30 (2.29%) Big Data
4 27 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 25 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (1.91%) RDBMS
6 21 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
7 17 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (0.99%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.76%) MS Access
10 10 (0.76%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.46%) QlikView
13 5 (0.38%) Endeca
13 5 (0.38%) Jackrabbit
13 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.31%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 87 (6.64%) Axure RP
2 65 (4.96%) Git (software)
3 54 (4.12%) Maven
4 44 (3.36%) Jenkins
4 44 (3.36%) JIRA
5 41 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 36 (2.75%) Subversion
7 31 (2.37%) Eclipse
8 28 (2.14%) Grunt
9 26 (1.98%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.91%) Jasmine
11 22 (1.68%) Dreamweaver
12 18 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
13 15 (1.15%) TortoiseSVN
14 13 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
14 13 (0.99%) Selenium
15 11 (0.84%) Ant
16 10 (0.76%) IntelliJ
17 9 (0.69%) Bitbucket
17 9 (0.69%) gulp
General
1 332 (25.34%) Marketing
2 189 (14.43%) Finance
3 103 (7.86%) Banking
4 100 (7.63%) Retail
5 37 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 34 (2.60%) Publishing
7 27 (2.06%) Advertising
8 24 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.68%) Games
10 20 (1.53%) Legal
11 18 (1.37%) Investment Banking
12 16 (1.22%) Aerospace
13 14 (1.07%) Automotive
14 12 (0.92%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.84%) Multimedia
16 10 (0.76%) Electronics
17 9 (0.69%) Front Office
18 8 (0.61%) German Language
19 5 (0.38%) French Language
20 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 469 (35.80%) Developer
2 272 (20.76%) Designer
3 133 (10.15%) Architect
4 108 (8.24%) UX Designer
5 93 (7.10%) Analyst
6 92 (7.02%) UI Designer
7 86 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 76 (5.80%) Consultant
9 68 (5.19%) Java Developer
10 64 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
11 51 (3.89%) JavaScript Developer
12 39 (2.98%) Digital Designer
12 39 (2.98%) UI Developer
12 39 (2.98%) UI/UX Designer
12 39 (2.98%) Visual Designer
13 34 (2.60%) Digital Analyst
13 34 (2.60%) HTML Developer
14 33 (2.52%) Business Analyst
15 30 (2.29%) Digital Architect
15 30 (2.29%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 528 (40.31%) HTML
2 466 (35.57%) CSS
3 190 (14.50%) HTML5
4 172 (13.13%) XML
5 160 (12.21%) jQuery
6 140 (10.69%) CSS3
7 120 (9.16%) AngularJS
8 112 (8.55%) JSON
9 110 (8.40%) J2EE
10 99 (7.56%) RESTful
11 93 (7.10%) Web Services
12 85 (6.49%) .NET
13 78 (5.95%) Ajax
14 76 (5.80%) Spring
15 66 (5.04%) SOAP
16 62 (4.73%) Hibernate
17 59 (4.50%) Apache Felix
18 57 (4.35%) Apache Sling
19 54 (4.12%) OSGi
20 49 (3.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 305 (23.28%) User Experience
2 93 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (6.41%) Social Media
4 63 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 33 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.83%) iPad
8 22 (1.68%) Animation
9 21 (1.60%) Digital Media
10 20 (1.53%) Graphic Design
11 18 (1.37%) e-Learning
12 15 (1.15%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.07%) Virtual Team
14 13 (0.99%) Motion Graphics
15 11 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (0.84%) SCORM
16 10 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.76%) Video Editing
17 8 (0.61%) W3C
18 7 (0.53%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 68 (5.19%) Android
2 65 (4.96%) Apple iOS
3 62 (4.73%) Windows
4 47 (3.59%) Linux
5 38 (2.90%) Unix
6 20 (1.53%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.15%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.76%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.31%) CentOS
13 3 (0.23%) AIX
13 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.15%) Fedora
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (15.73%) Analytics
3 149 (11.37%) E-Commerce
4 133 (10.15%) Front End Development
5 125 (9.54%) Wireframes
6 121 (9.24%) Content Management
7 112 (8.55%) OO
8 108 (8.24%) Web Development
9 101 (7.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 93 (7.10%) Digital Marketing
11 92 (7.02%) Prototyping
12 89 (6.79%) CRM
13 75 (5.73%) Scrum
14 71 (5.42%) Project Management
15 67 (5.11%) Web Design
16 65 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
17 64 (4.89%) SOA
18 63 (4.81%) Web Analytics
19 62 (4.73%) MVC
20 59 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 434 (33.13%) JavaScript
2 280 (21.37%) Java
3 180 (13.74%) SQL
4 73 (5.57%) PHP
5 32 (2.44%) ABAP
5 32 (2.44%) C#
6 30 (2.29%) Python
7 15 (1.15%) ActionScript
8 13 (0.99%) PL/SQL
8 13 (0.99%) XAML
9 8 (0.61%) Perl
9 8 (0.61%) Ruby
10 7 (0.53%) C
10 7 (0.53%) Groovy
11 5 (0.38%) Jython
11 5 (0.38%) R
12 4 (0.31%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.31%) Scala
12 4 (0.31%) VB
13 3 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 100 (7.63%) Degree
2 44 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (0.69%) ISEB
6 7 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.31%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.31%) HNC
8 4 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.31%) PMP
9 3 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.15%) MOS
10 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.076%) HND
11 1 (0.076%) MCP
11 1 (0.076%) MCSA
11 1 (0.076%) MCSE
11 1 (0.076%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.14%) QA
2 9 (0.69%) Actionable Recommendations
3 7 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.31%) SLA
5 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.23%) WCAG
6 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.46%) Docker
3 5 (0.38%) vCloud
4 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.23%) vSphere
6 2 (0.15%) StorNext
6 2 (0.15%) Xsan
7 1 (0.076%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.076%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.076%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.076%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.076%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (0.76%) Puppet
2 8 (0.61%) TeamSite
3 6 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.46%) SCCM
4 4 (0.31%) Ansible
4 4 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.31%) OpenSSO
5 3 (0.23%) Kibana
6 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.15%) DameWare
6 2 (0.15%) Grafana
6 2 (0.15%) vRealize
7 1 (0.076%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (0.076%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.076%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.076%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.076%) Mesos
7 1 (0.076%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.076%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.076%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 107 (8.17%) Google
2 102 (7.79%) Oracle
3 85 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 63 (4.81%) SAP
5 38 (2.90%) IBM
6 30 (2.29%) hybris
7 28 (2.14%) Tableau
8 25 (1.91%) Omniture
9 23 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.45%) Apple
11 14 (1.07%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.99%) ATG
12 13 (0.99%) Sybase
13 11 (0.84%) Cognos
13 11 (0.84%) Ensighten
13 11 (0.84%) Sitecore
14 10 (0.76%) Citrix
14 10 (0.76%) VMware
15 9 (0.69%) Alterian
16 8 (0.61%) Twitter
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