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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 187 194 216
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Contract jobs citing Adobe 683 687 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 1.26% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 2.98% 2.94% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 447 396
Median daily rate £400 £375 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 33
Median hourly rate £31.35 £16.92 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.28% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £47.33 £27.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+93.75% +6.66%

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
22886 23387 25559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 42.76% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13997 13710 15081
Median daily rate £420 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 873 974 1227
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -2 641 £400 +6.66% 195
London -2 416 £425 +6.25% 89
East of England +38 73 £350 -12.50% 13
South East -42 67 £300 -23.80% 23
City of London +15 50 £425 - 14
Essex +44 44 £350 -17.15% 1
Scotland +23 27 £310 +77.14% 3
Cambridgeshire +12 24 £400 -11.11% 7
West Midlands -10 24 £350 -6.66% 14
Yorkshire +15 20 £363 +2.11% 14
Berkshire -7 19 £325 -11.86% 7
South West +1 18 £338 +132.75% 18
East Midlands +3 17 £400 +45.45% 10
Peterborough +10 16 £400 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire +10 14 £355 - 13
Reading +9 13 £313 -26.47%
Hampshire -9 12 £225 -31.81% 7
Bristol +4 11 £338 +181.25% 6
Stirling - 11 £331 -
Edinburgh +20 10 £250 +61.29% 3
Leeds +7 9 £353 -2.08% 11
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £375 -33.33% 4
Basildon - 9 £380 -
Milton Keynes +8 6 £375 -33.33% 1
Kent +6 6 £315 -16.00% 1
West Sussex +5 6 £395 -1.25% 2
Canary Wharf +4 6 £544 +8.75%
Nottinghamshire -1 6 £350 -2.77% 2
South Yorkshire -5 6 £363 - 1
Northampton -7 6 £400 +60.00% 1

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 612 (43.22%) HTML
2 539 (38.06%) CSS
3 505 (35.66%) JavaScript
4 445 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 419 (29.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 381 (26.91%) User Experience
7 336 (23.73%) Java
8 309 (21.82%) Marketing
9 291 (20.55%) Photoshop
10 269 (19.00%) HTML5
11 242 (17.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 217 (15.32%) Analytics
13 208 (14.69%) Adobe Illustrator
14 207 (14.62%) SQL
15 197 (13.91%) XML
16 194 (13.70%) CMS
17 183 (12.92%) Finance
18 177 (12.50%) Wireframes
19 172 (12.15%) Front End Development
20 171 (12.08%) jQuery
21 165 (11.65%) CSS3
22 160 (11.30%) Web Development
23 151 (10.66%) AngularJS
23 151 (10.66%) Content Management
24 141 (9.96%) Responsive Web Design
25 136 (9.60%) E-Commerce
26 133 (9.39%) Degree
27 127 (8.97%) Prototyping
28 125 (8.83%) J2EE
29 112 (7.91%) OO

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
1 419 (29.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 194 (13.70%) CMS
3 42 (2.97%) Apache
4 41 (2.90%) JBoss
5 34 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 31 (2.19%) WordPress
7 29 (2.05%) Apache Solr
8 28 (1.98%) Confluence
9 25 (1.77%) LiveCycle
10 20 (1.41%) SharePoint
11 19 (1.34%) Marvel
12 18 (1.27%) SAS
13 14 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.71%) Skype for Business
15 9 (0.64%) Mule
16 8 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
17 7 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
17 7 (0.49%) MS Exchange
18 6 (0.42%) Moodle
18 6 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 291 (20.55%) Photoshop
2 242 (17.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 208 (14.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 78 (5.51%) InDesign
5 61 (4.31%) MS Office
6 57 (4.03%) OmniGraffle
7 51 (3.60%) MS Excel
8 44 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 36 (2.54%) InVision
10 26 (1.84%) MS Visio
11 25 (1.77%) Adobe Captivate
12 24 (1.69%) Acrobat
13 17 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
14 10 (0.71%) Adobe Premiere
15 9 (0.64%) SPSS
16 8 (0.56%) Fireworks
16 8 (0.56%) FrameMaker
17 5 (0.35%) CINEMA 4D
17 5 (0.35%) MS Project
17 5 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 96 (6.78%) Adobe Campaign
2 25 (1.77%) Unica
3 16 (1.13%) WebTrends
4 11 (0.78%) Eloqua
5 9 (0.64%) Sprinklr
6 7 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.42%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.42%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.35%) Sage X3
8 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.28%) Radian6
9 4 (0.28%) SAP PSCD
10 2 (0.14%) Magento
10 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.14%) SAP Retail
10 2 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 111 (7.84%) Adobe Analytics
2 59 (4.17%) Google Analytics
3 46 (3.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 35 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (1.84%) GitHub
6 10 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.56%) BlueKai
7 8 (0.56%) Office 365
8 7 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.49%) SaaS
9 5 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.35%) Slack
10 4 (0.28%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.28%) Google Drive
10 4 (0.28%) Socialbakers
11 3 (0.21%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.21%) Responsys
11 3 (0.21%) Yammer
12 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.27%) SMS
2 17 (1.20%) HTTP
3 16 (1.13%) Internet
4 15 (1.06%) Intranet
5 13 (0.92%) HTTPS
6 10 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.64%) Skype
8 8 (0.56%) DHCP
8 8 (0.56%) Network Security
9 7 (0.49%) DNS
9 7 (0.49%) LAN
9 7 (0.49%) VPN
10 6 (0.42%) WebEx
11 5 (0.35%) VoIP
11 5 (0.35%) WAN
12 4 (0.28%) snoop
12 4 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.21%) FTP
13 3 (0.21%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.14%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.40%) Big Data
3 31 (2.19%) Relational Database
4 29 (2.05%) MySQL
5 28 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (1.91%) RDBMS
7 26 (1.84%) MongoDB
8 14 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.64%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.64%) QlikView
10 9 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.35%) Jackrabbit
11 5 (0.35%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.28%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.21%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.21%) MarkLogic
13 3 (0.21%) Redis
13 3 (0.21%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 94 (6.64%) Git (software)
2 75 (5.30%) Axure RP
3 68 (4.80%) Maven
4 54 (3.81%) Grunt
5 48 (3.39%) Jenkins
6 45 (3.18%) JIRA
7 42 (2.97%) Jasmine
8 36 (2.54%) Subversion
9 33 (2.33%) Cucumber
10 32 (2.26%) Eclipse
11 28 (1.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 27 (1.91%) Karma Test Runner
13 23 (1.62%) Selenium
14 22 (1.55%) gulp
15 21 (1.48%) IntelliJ
16 19 (1.34%) Gradle
17 18 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
18 15 (1.06%) TeamCity
19 14 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
19 14 (0.99%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 309 (21.82%) Marketing
2 183 (12.92%) Finance
3 96 (6.78%) Retail
4 78 (5.51%) Banking
5 39 (2.75%) Publishing
6 29 (2.05%) Games
7 28 (1.98%) Advertising
7 28 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.48%) Legal
10 18 (1.27%) Investment Banking
11 16 (1.13%) Automotive
12 12 (0.85%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.78%) Multimedia
14 9 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.56%) Electronics
15 8 (0.56%) Front Office
15 8 (0.56%) German Language
16 7 (0.49%) French Language
17 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 514 (36.30%) Developer
2 337 (23.80%) Designer
3 148 (10.45%) UX Designer
4 141 (9.96%) Architect
5 135 (9.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 105 (7.42%) UI Designer
7 101 (7.13%) Analyst
8 93 (6.57%) Java Developer
9 83 (5.86%) JavaScript Developer
10 77 (5.44%) Consultant
11 66 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
12 61 (4.31%) UI Developer
13 55 (3.88%) Digital Designer
14 46 (3.25%) HTML Developer
15 43 (3.04%) UI/UX Designer
16 39 (2.75%) Web Designer
17 38 (2.68%) Visual Designer
18 37 (2.61%) Digital Architect
18 37 (2.61%) UX Developer
19 34 (2.40%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 612 (43.22%) HTML
2 539 (38.06%) CSS
3 269 (19.00%) HTML5
4 197 (13.91%) XML
5 171 (12.08%) jQuery
6 165 (11.65%) CSS3
7 151 (10.66%) AngularJS
8 125 (8.83%) J2EE
9 111 (7.84%) RESTful
10 110 (7.77%) JSON
11 102 (7.20%) Spring
12 97 (6.85%) Ajax
13 91 (6.43%) Web Services
14 87 (6.14%) Hibernate
15 86 (6.07%) SOAP
16 80 (5.65%) Apache Sling
17 79 (5.58%) Apache Felix
18 78 (5.51%) REST
19 76 (5.37%) .NET
20 68 (4.80%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 381 (26.91%) User Experience
2 108 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (6.43%) Social Media
4 51 (3.60%) Mobile App
5 50 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 44 (3.11%) Visualisation
7 34 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.98%) Graphic Design
9 26 (1.84%) e-Learning
10 24 (1.69%) Animation
11 21 (1.48%) Statistics
12 19 (1.34%) Video Editing
13 16 (1.13%) Digital Media
13 16 (1.13%) Virtual Team
14 15 (1.06%) Management Information System
15 14 (0.99%) SCORM
16 13 (0.92%) Blog
16 13 (0.92%) Handset
16 13 (0.92%) iPad
16 13 (0.92%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 68 (4.80%) Windows
2 60 (4.24%) Android
3 59 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 35 (2.47%) Linux
5 30 (2.12%) Unix
6 22 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.92%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.64%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.28%) CentOS
11 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.14%) Fedora
13 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.071%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.071%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (15.32%) Analytics
3 177 (12.50%) Wireframes
4 172 (12.15%) Front End Development
5 160 (11.30%) Web Development
6 151 (10.66%) Content Management
7 141 (9.96%) Responsive Web Design
8 136 (9.60%) E-Commerce
9 127 (8.97%) Prototyping
10 112 (7.91%) OO
11 103 (7.27%) CRM
12 101 (7.13%) Web Design
13 88 (6.21%) Digital Marketing
14 86 (6.07%) MVC
15 79 (5.58%) Project Management
15 79 (5.58%) Scrum
16 67 (4.73%) Open Source
17 62 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
18 57 (4.03%) SOA
19 51 (3.60%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 505 (35.66%) JavaScript
2 336 (23.73%) Java
3 207 (14.62%) SQL
4 75 (5.30%) PHP
5 38 (2.68%) Python
6 30 (2.12%) C#
7 26 (1.84%) ABAP
8 18 (1.27%) ActionScript
9 13 (0.92%) PL/SQL
10 12 (0.85%) ECMAScript
11 10 (0.71%) ES6
12 8 (0.56%) C
12 8 (0.56%) Ruby
13 7 (0.49%) XAML
14 6 (0.42%) SAPscript
14 6 (0.42%) Scala
15 4 (0.28%) ActionScript 3.0
15 4 (0.28%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.28%) Groovy
15 4 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 133 (9.39%) Degree
2 40 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.56%) ISEB
6 7 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.42%) PMP
8 5 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.21%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.21%) HNC
9 3 (0.21%) MCSE
9 3 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.14%) ACSP
10 2 (0.14%) APMP
10 2 (0.14%) CCA
10 2 (0.14%) MOS
11 1 (0.071%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.071%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.47%) QA
2 10 (0.71%) Actionable Recommendations
2 10 (0.71%) WCAG
3 7 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.49%) SLA
4 2 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.14%) GCP
System Software
1 28 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.78%) Docker
3 5 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.28%) Varnish
4 4 (0.28%) vCloud
5 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.14%) StorNext
5 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.14%) vSphere
5 2 (0.14%) Xsan
6 1 (0.071%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.071%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (0.78%) Puppet
2 8 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.56%) SCCM
3 7 (0.49%) Ansible
3 7 (0.49%) TeamSite
4 4 (0.28%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.28%) OpenSSO
4 4 (0.28%) Terraform
5 3 (0.21%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.14%) DameWare
6 2 (0.14%) vRealize
6 2 (0.14%) WSUS
7 1 (0.071%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (0.071%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.071%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.071%) logstash
7 1 (0.071%) Nessus
7 1 (0.071%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.071%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 94 (6.64%) Oracle
2 81 (5.72%) Microsoft
3 80 (5.65%) Google
4 53 (3.74%) SAP
5 51 (3.60%) IBM
6 35 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
7 31 (2.19%) Tableau
8 30 (2.12%) hybris
9 24 (1.69%) Apple
10 22 (1.55%) Omniture
11 20 (1.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 18 (1.27%) Atlassian
13 13 (0.92%) Ensighten
14 11 (0.78%) Sybase
15 10 (0.71%) Apigee
15 10 (0.71%) Sage
16 9 (0.64%) Brandwatch
16 9 (0.64%) Citrix
16 9 (0.64%) Twitter
17 8 (0.56%) Facebook
London
Talendrone.com
Rate: £350 - £400 / Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
J & C Associates Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Travel
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool
ECOM
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £200 to £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Boston Hale
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Posted: 13 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Salt
Rate: £190 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Morden, Surrey
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £15.12 to £17.82 per hour DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day TBC
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago