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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 182 195 199
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Adobe 749 735 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.39% 1.25% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 2.85% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 423 366
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £185 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 29
Median hourly rate £31.20 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+149.71% -26.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £11.93 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.82 £23.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -20.00%

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
24316 25821 25563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.01% 44.06% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14840 15245 14252
Median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £215
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 835 1106 1092
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.52 £18.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +5 727 £375 - 140
London +12 478 £403 -2.42% 51
South East -13 88 £290 -22.66% 25
West Midlands -7 47 £350 +55.55% 13
City of London -6 39 £335 -16.25% 7
Berkshire +17 38 £319 -21.05% 3
East of England -1 34 £325 +4.00% 9
Yorkshire -28 23 £325 -4.41% 13
North West +16 22 £375 +7.14% 13
West Yorkshire -28 22 £325 -4.41% 6
Leeds -33 17 £339 -0.36% 3
Surrey +13 16 £175 -36.36% 5
Hampshire -4 16 £382 +1.86% 7
South West +14 15 £275 +22.22% 8
Birmingham 0 14 £325 - 2
Manchester -7 13 £363 -0.68% 10
Essex +11 12 £350 -17.64% 1
Scotland +8 12 £350 +16.66% 6
West Sussex -6 12 - - 2
Reading +13 11 £280 -25.33%
Hertfordshire +4 11 £184 +22.50% 3
East Midlands +3 10 £398 +234.73% 8
Gatwick 0 10 - -
Bristol +4 9 £300 +39.53% 2
Canary Wharf -3 9 £450 -10.00%
Maidenhead - 9 - - 1
Norfolk +1 8 £325 +4.00% 1
Norwich -1 8 £325 +4.00%
Coventry -13 8 £515 +207.46% 3
Cheshire +11 7 £400 +68.42% 2

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 517 (39.11%) HTML
2 439 (33.21%) CSS
3 423 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 416 (31.47%) User Experience
5 362 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
6 347 (26.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 305 (23.07%) Photoshop
8 283 (21.41%) Java
9 257 (19.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 254 (19.21%) Marketing
11 238 (18.00%) HTML5
12 206 (15.58%) Adobe Illustrator
13 196 (14.83%) Wireframes
14 192 (14.52%) Analytics
15 190 (14.37%) CMS
16 162 (12.25%) Web Development
17 151 (11.42%) Front End Development
18 143 (10.82%) Content Management
19 138 (10.44%) Responsive Web Design
20 134 (10.14%) E-Commerce
21 132 (9.98%) CSS3
22 130 (9.83%) Finance
23 129 (9.76%) AngularJS
24 127 (9.61%) XML
25 124 (9.38%) SQL
26 123 (9.30%) Degree
27 121 (9.15%) jQuery
28 103 (7.79%) Adobe Analytics
28 103 (7.79%) Prototyping
29 96 (7.26%) Microsoft

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
1 347 (26.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 190 (14.37%) CMS
3 35 (2.65%) Confluence
4 33 (2.50%) JBoss
5 30 (2.27%) LiveCycle
6 29 (2.19%) WordPress
7 28 (2.12%) SharePoint
8 27 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 26 (1.97%) Tomcat
10 24 (1.82%) Apache
11 21 (1.59%) Marvel
12 15 (1.13%) Skype for Business
13 11 (0.83%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.76%) ColdFusion
14 10 (0.76%) nginx
14 10 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
15 9 (0.68%) Mule
15 9 (0.68%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.61%) Moodle
16 8 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 305 (23.07%) Photoshop
2 257 (19.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 206 (15.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 94 (7.11%) MS Office
5 76 (5.75%) InDesign
6 75 (5.67%) OmniGraffle
7 58 (4.39%) MS Excel
8 48 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
9 41 (3.10%) MS Visio
10 39 (2.95%) InVision
11 33 (2.50%) Adobe Captivate
12 25 (1.89%) Acrobat
13 18 (1.36%) Adobe After Effects
14 11 (0.83%) CINEMA 4D
15 9 (0.68%) AutoCAD
15 9 (0.68%) Fireworks
16 8 (0.61%) MS Project
17 6 (0.45%) FrameMaker
17 6 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
18 4 (0.30%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 63 (4.77%) Adobe Campaign
2 19 (1.44%) WebTrends
3 17 (1.29%) Eloqua
4 15 (1.13%) Unica
5 5 (0.38%) Sage X3
6 4 (0.30%) Radian6
7 3 (0.23%) assyst
7 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.23%) SAP PSCD
7 3 (0.23%) Sprinklr
8 2 (0.15%) Magento
8 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.15%) SAP hybris
8 2 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 103 (7.79%) Adobe Analytics
2 46 (3.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 45 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (3.25%) Google Analytics
5 37 (2.80%) GitHub
6 14 (1.06%) Office 365
7 12 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (0.91%) SaaS
8 11 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.76%) Google App Engine
10 8 (0.61%) Slack
11 7 (0.53%) BlueKai
12 3 (0.23%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.23%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.23%) MailChimp
12 3 (0.23%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.23%) Socialbakers
13 2 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.72%) Internet
2 21 (1.59%) Intranet
3 20 (1.51%) HTTP
4 19 (1.44%) DNS
4 19 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.98%) Skype
6 12 (0.91%) LAN
6 12 (0.91%) VPN
7 11 (0.83%) DHCP
8 10 (0.76%) LDAP
8 10 (0.76%) Network Security
8 10 (0.76%) WAN
9 9 (0.68%) FTP
9 9 (0.68%) SMS
9 9 (0.68%) WebEx
10 8 (0.61%) SSL
11 7 (0.53%) Firewall
11 7 (0.53%) SNMP
12 6 (0.45%) VoIP
13 5 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.57%) MongoDB
3 26 (1.97%) MySQL
4 20 (1.51%) Big Data
5 19 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 13 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 8 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.45%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.45%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.38%) CouchDB
10 5 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.38%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.30%) QlikView
11 4 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.23%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.23%) FileMaker
12 3 (0.23%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.15%) EDRMS
13 2 (0.15%) GIS
Development Applications
1 96 (7.26%) Axure RP
2 86 (6.51%) Git (software)
3 68 (5.14%) Maven
4 59 (4.46%) Grunt
4 59 (4.46%) JIRA
5 41 (3.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 39 (2.95%) Jasmine
7 32 (2.42%) Selenium
8 27 (2.04%) gulp
9 26 (1.97%) Subversion
10 24 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
10 24 (1.82%) Jenkins
11 18 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (1.29%) TeamCity
13 16 (1.21%) Karma Test Runner
14 15 (1.13%) Eclipse
14 15 (1.13%) IntelliJ
14 15 (1.13%) Mocha
15 13 (0.98%) Gradle
16 11 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 254 (19.21%) Marketing
2 130 (9.83%) Finance
3 89 (6.73%) Retail
4 49 (3.71%) Banking
5 45 (3.40%) Publishing
6 29 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.12%) Games
8 23 (1.74%) Advertising
9 18 (1.36%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.21%) Multimedia
11 13 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.83%) Automotive
13 9 (0.68%) Front Office
13 9 (0.68%) Legal
14 5 (0.38%) Back Office
14 5 (0.38%) Electronics
15 4 (0.30%) French Language
16 3 (0.23%) German Language
16 3 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 423 (32.00%) Developer
2 358 (27.08%) Designer
3 153 (11.57%) UX Designer
4 121 (9.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 108 (8.17%) UI Designer
6 107 (8.09%) Architect
7 102 (7.72%) Analyst
8 77 (5.82%) Java Developer
9 71 (5.37%) JavaScript Developer
10 56 (4.24%) UI Developer
11 54 (4.08%) Consultant
12 51 (3.86%) Digital Designer
13 42 (3.18%) HTML Developer
14 38 (2.87%) Visual Designer
14 38 (2.87%) Web Designer
15 37 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
15 37 (2.80%) UI/UX Designer
16 34 (2.57%) Senior Designer
17 32 (2.42%) Lead Developer
17 32 (2.42%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (39.11%) HTML
2 439 (33.21%) CSS
3 238 (18.00%) HTML5
4 132 (9.98%) CSS3
5 129 (9.76%) AngularJS
6 127 (9.61%) XML
7 121 (9.15%) jQuery
8 85 (6.43%) Spring
9 84 (6.35%) J2EE
10 64 (4.84%) REST
11 63 (4.77%) SOAP
12 58 (4.39%) JSP
13 54 (4.08%) Hibernate
14 51 (3.86%) JSON
14 51 (3.86%) Node.js
15 50 (3.78%) Ajax
16 49 (3.71%) Flash
16 49 (3.71%) Web Services
17 48 (3.63%) .NET
17 48 (3.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 416 (31.47%) User Experience
2 71 (5.37%) Mobile App
3 67 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (4.69%) Social Media
5 46 (3.48%) Graphic Design
6 36 (2.72%) e-Learning
7 34 (2.57%) Digital Media
8 32 (2.42%) Psychology
9 28 (2.12%) Computer Science
10 27 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.97%) Animation
11 26 (1.97%) Management Information System
12 22 (1.66%) Learning Management System
13 21 (1.59%) RIA
13 21 (1.59%) Video Editing
14 18 (1.36%) FMCG
14 18 (1.36%) Visualisation
15 17 (1.29%) SCORM
16 15 (1.13%) Blog
17 14 (1.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 83 (6.28%) Windows
2 66 (4.99%) Android
3 65 (4.92%) Linux
4 59 (4.46%) Apple iOS
5 41 (3.10%) Unix
6 27 (2.04%) Mac OS X
7 23 (1.74%) Windows Server
8 18 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.61%) Windows Vista
11 8 (0.61%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.53%) AIX
12 7 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.38%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (14.83%) Wireframes
3 192 (14.52%) Analytics
4 162 (12.25%) Web Development
5 151 (11.42%) Front End Development
6 143 (10.82%) Content Management
7 138 (10.44%) Responsive Web Design
8 134 (10.14%) E-Commerce
9 103 (7.79%) Prototyping
10 96 (7.26%) Scrum
10 96 (7.26%) Web Design
11 93 (7.03%) Project Management
12 78 (5.90%) CRM
13 61 (4.61%) MVC
14 59 (4.46%) Information Architecture
15 57 (4.31%) OO
16 56 (4.24%) Typography
17 54 (4.08%) TDD
18 53 (4.01%) Web Analytics
19 52 (3.93%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 423 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 283 (21.41%) Java
3 124 (9.38%) SQL
4 68 (5.14%) PHP
5 33 (2.50%) Python
6 21 (1.59%) C#
7 16 (1.21%) Scala
8 15 (1.13%) ActionScript
8 15 (1.13%) Bash Shell
9 14 (1.06%) ABAP
9 14 (1.06%) C
9 14 (1.06%) ES6
10 12 (0.91%) Perl
11 11 (0.83%) Ruby
12 10 (0.76%) ECMAScript
13 9 (0.68%) ActionScript 3.0
13 9 (0.68%) Groovy
14 8 (0.61%) SAPscript
15 7 (0.53%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 123 (9.30%) Degree
2 22 (1.66%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.23%) ACSP
6 3 (0.23%) CCA
6 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.23%) MCSE
6 3 (0.23%) MOS
6 3 (0.23%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.23%) PMP
7 2 (0.15%) APMP
7 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.15%) CCNA
7 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.076%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.076%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.80%) QA
2 8 (0.61%) WCAG
3 6 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
4 5 (0.38%) SLA
5 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.15%) GCP
5 2 (0.15%) GxP
6 1 (0.076%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.076%) TARGET2
System Software
1 31 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.44%) Docker
3 9 (0.68%) StorNext
3 9 (0.68%) Xsan
4 5 (0.38%) KVM
5 4 (0.30%) Varnish
5 4 (0.30%) XenApp
6 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.076%) vCloud
8 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.076%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.076%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (1.51%) Puppet
2 8 (0.61%) Ansible
2 8 (0.61%) Nagios
2 8 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.38%) SCCM
5 4 (0.30%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.30%) BMC Marimba
5 4 (0.30%) Casper Suite
5 4 (0.30%) DameWare
5 4 (0.30%) Mesos
5 4 (0.30%) TeamSite
5 4 (0.30%) Terraform
5 4 (0.30%) WSUS
6 3 (0.23%) logstash
6 3 (0.23%) SCOM
7 2 (0.15%) Kibana
7 2 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 96 (7.26%) Microsoft
2 68 (5.14%) Google
3 63 (4.77%) Oracle
4 39 (2.95%) Apple
5 35 (2.65%) IBM
6 34 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (2.27%) SAP
8 22 (1.66%) Omniture
9 21 (1.59%) Atlassian
10 20 (1.51%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 17 (1.29%) hybris
12 16 (1.21%) Citrix
12 16 (1.21%) Tableau
13 14 (1.06%) HP
14 12 (0.91%) Autodesk
15 11 (0.83%) webMethods
16 9 (0.68%) Marketo
16 9 (0.68%) Sage
16 9 (0.68%) Sony
16 9 (0.68%) Twitter
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