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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 215 169 192
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +23
Contract jobs citing Adobe 625 781 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.39% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.59% 3.13% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 432 356
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £171 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £299 £306
% change year-on-year
+25.52% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 32
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.26 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% +16.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.46 £35.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.34 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+31.23% +2.57%

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
24126 24971 24260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.87% 44.52% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14860 14635 13707
Median daily rate £400 £393 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 821 1125 1036
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +7.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -47 598 £400 +6.66% 201
London -7 414 £400 -5.88% 88
South East -72 57 £375 +10.29% 33
West Midlands -22 41 £363 +9.02% 16
City of London 0 37 £400 -3.03% 19
East of England -12 26 £325 +20.93% 12
Berkshire -35 26 £331 +6.42% 11
North West +6 22 £350 +27.27% 20
Birmingham +2 20 £325 -2.98% 7
Yorkshire -9 19 £375 +17.18% 14
West Yorkshire -10 16 £375 +15.38% 6
Leeds -10 15 £394 +21.15% 3
Hampshire -2 14 £425 +13.33% 6
Scotland -46 13 £375 +50.00% 5
Reading -5 10 £375 +50.00% 8
East Midlands -4 9 £450 +260.00% 8
Manchester -7 9 £313 +29.53% 10
Norfolk - 9 £325 - 1
Hertfordshire +12 8 £167 -37.90% 5
Telford -30 8 £415 +17.73%
Shropshire -32 8 £415 +17.73%
Norwich - 8 £325 - 1
South West -8 6 £275 +5.76% 10
Glasgow -17 6 £325 +30.00% 2
Cheshire +3 5 £400 +28.00% 5
Surrey -5 5 £550 +69.23% 3
Maidenhead - 5 - - 1
Wales - 5 £300 - 1
Lancashire +2 4 £275 - 3
Coventry -8 4 £463 +120.23% 4

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 454 (38.25%) HTML
2 383 (32.27%) User Experience
3 380 (32.01%) CSS
4 343 (28.90%) JavaScript
5 307 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
6 303 (25.53%) Photoshop
7 248 (20.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 243 (20.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 232 (19.55%) Marketing
10 212 (17.86%) Java
11 190 (16.01%) Wireframes
12 187 (15.75%) HTML5
13 179 (15.08%) Adobe Illustrator
14 163 (13.73%) CMS
15 155 (13.06%) Analytics
15 155 (13.06%) Web Development
16 144 (12.13%) E-Commerce
17 134 (11.29%) Axure RP
18 124 (10.45%) CSS3
19 123 (10.36%) Finance
20 120 (10.11%) Front End Development
21 117 (9.86%) Degree
22 115 (9.69%) Project Management
23 114 (9.60%) AngularJS
24 109 (9.18%) Content Management
25 105 (8.85%) Responsive Web Design
26 104 (8.76%) Scrum
26 104 (8.76%) Microsoft
27 101 (8.51%) MS Office
28 92 (7.75%) Git (software)

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
1 243 (20.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 163 (13.73%) CMS
3 40 (3.37%) Confluence
4 34 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 28 (2.36%) Apache
5 28 (2.36%) LiveCycle
6 27 (2.27%) WordPress
7 21 (1.77%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.60%) JBoss
9 14 (1.18%) IIS
10 13 (1.10%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.01%) Moodle
11 12 (1.01%) Skype for Business
11 12 (1.01%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.93%) ColdFusion
13 10 (0.84%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.84%) Drupal
13 10 (0.84%) FileNet
13 10 (0.84%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 303 (25.53%) Photoshop
2 248 (20.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 179 (15.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 101 (8.51%) MS Office
5 65 (5.48%) MS Visio
6 64 (5.39%) MS Excel
7 57 (4.80%) InDesign
8 49 (4.13%) OmniGraffle
9 41 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
10 40 (3.37%) Acrobat
11 28 (2.36%) Adobe Captivate
12 20 (1.68%) Adobe After Effects
13 14 (1.18%) AutoCAD
14 12 (1.01%) Adobe Premiere
15 11 (0.93%) CINEMA 4D
15 11 (0.93%) Fireworks
16 9 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
17 8 (0.67%) Final Cut Pro
18 7 (0.59%) Gliffy
18 7 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 52 (4.38%) Adobe Campaign
2 19 (1.60%) Eloqua
3 16 (1.35%) WebTrends
4 15 (1.26%) Unica
5 6 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.42%) Radian6
7 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.25%) assyst
8 3 (0.25%) Primavera
8 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.25%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.25%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.25%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.17%) BigMachines
9 2 (0.17%) Magento
9 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.17%) SAP hybris
10 1 (0.084%) Data Workbench
10 1 (0.084%) Infor LN
10 1 (0.084%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 79 (6.66%) Adobe Analytics
2 38 (3.20%) Google Analytics
3 35 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (2.27%) GitHub
5 20 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 14 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.01%) Office 365
8 11 (0.93%) SaaS
9 10 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.67%) Google App Engine
11 8 (0.67%) MailChimp
12 5 (0.42%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.25%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.25%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
14 2 (0.17%) Heroku
14 2 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.88%) Internet
2 28 (2.36%) HTTP
3 27 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.77%) DNS
5 19 (1.60%) Intranet
6 17 (1.43%) VPN
7 15 (1.26%) Firewall
8 14 (1.18%) SSL
9 12 (1.01%) FTP
10 10 (0.84%) DHCP
10 10 (0.84%) LDAP
11 9 (0.76%) LAN
11 9 (0.76%) Network Security
12 8 (0.67%) SNMP
13 7 (0.59%) Skype
13 7 (0.59%) WAN
13 7 (0.59%) WebEx
14 5 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (0.42%) Wireless
15 4 (0.34%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (2.95%) MongoDB
2 29 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 28 (2.36%) MySQL
4 22 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 10 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 8 (0.67%) RDBMS
7 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.42%) Big Data
8 5 (0.42%) CouchDB
9 4 (0.34%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.25%) FileMaker
10 3 (0.25%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.17%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.17%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 134 (11.29%) Axure RP
2 92 (7.75%) Git (software)
3 73 (6.15%) JIRA
4 69 (5.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 58 (4.89%) Maven
6 52 (4.38%) Grunt
7 36 (3.03%) Selenium
8 28 (2.36%) Dreamweaver
9 25 (2.11%) Subversion
10 24 (2.02%) gulp
11 23 (1.94%) Jasmine
12 20 (1.68%) Jenkins
13 17 (1.43%) Eclipse
14 13 (1.10%) JUnit
14 13 (1.10%) Mocha
14 13 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (1.10%) TeamCity
15 12 (1.01%) Visual Studio
16 10 (0.84%) Ant
16 10 (0.84%) Hudson
General
1 232 (19.55%) Marketing
2 123 (10.36%) Finance
3 66 (5.56%) Retail
4 60 (5.05%) Banking
5 38 (3.20%) Publishing
6 36 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 29 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 28 (2.36%) Games
9 24 (2.02%) Multimedia
10 18 (1.52%) Advertising
11 17 (1.43%) Manufacturing
12 15 (1.26%) Back Office
13 13 (1.10%) Front Office
14 8 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.59%) Automotive
16 5 (0.42%) Electronics
16 5 (0.42%) Military
17 4 (0.34%) Law
18 3 (0.25%) French Language
18 3 (0.25%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 334 (28.14%) Designer
2 327 (27.55%) Developer
3 141 (11.88%) UX Designer
4 111 (9.35%) Analyst
5 103 (8.68%) Architect
6 97 (8.17%) UI Designer
7 93 (7.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 60 (5.05%) Consultant
9 55 (4.63%) Java Developer
10 53 (4.47%) Digital Designer
11 51 (4.30%) User Experience Architect
12 41 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
12 41 (3.45%) UI/UX Designer
13 40 (3.37%) Visual Designer
14 39 (3.29%) Web Developer
15 36 (3.03%) Business Analyst
15 36 (3.03%) HTML Developer
16 34 (2.86%) Project Manager
16 34 (2.86%) UI Developer
17 30 (2.53%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (38.25%) HTML
2 380 (32.01%) CSS
3 187 (15.75%) HTML5
4 124 (10.45%) CSS3
5 114 (9.60%) AngularJS
6 87 (7.33%) jQuery
7 80 (6.74%) XML
8 59 (4.97%) J2EE
9 54 (4.55%) Flash
10 52 (4.38%) Sass
11 51 (4.30%) Spring
12 42 (3.54%) SOAP
13 41 (3.45%) Apache Flex
14 38 (3.20%) LESS
15 37 (3.12%) Node.js
15 37 (3.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 36 (3.03%) JSON
17 34 (2.86%) Web Services
18 32 (2.70%) Ajax
18 32 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 383 (32.27%) User Experience
2 70 (5.90%) Mobile App
3 52 (4.38%) Psychology
4 51 (4.30%) Graphic Design
5 45 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (3.29%) Digital Media
6 39 (3.29%) e-Learning
6 39 (3.29%) Social Media
7 35 (2.95%) RIA
8 26 (2.19%) Visualisation
9 25 (2.11%) Management Information System
10 22 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (1.68%) Animation
12 19 (1.60%) Learning Management System
13 14 (1.18%) iPad
13 14 (1.18%) Video Editing
14 12 (1.01%) Computer Science
14 12 (1.01%) FMCG
15 10 (0.84%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 84 (7.08%) Windows
2 73 (6.15%) Linux
3 56 (4.72%) Android
4 51 (4.30%) Unix
5 49 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 24 (2.02%) Mac OS X
7 18 (1.52%) Windows Server
8 15 (1.26%) Windows 7
8 15 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.18%) Windows XP
10 13 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.93%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.76%) AIX
12 9 (0.76%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.51%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.25%) CentOS
16 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (16.01%) Wireframes
3 155 (13.06%) Analytics
3 155 (13.06%) Web Development
4 144 (12.13%) E-Commerce
5 120 (10.11%) Front End Development
6 115 (9.69%) Project Management
7 109 (9.18%) Content Management
8 105 (8.85%) Responsive Web Design
9 104 (8.76%) Scrum
10 87 (7.33%) CRM
11 85 (7.16%) Web Design
12 72 (6.07%) Prototyping
13 70 (5.90%) Information Architecture
14 64 (5.39%) TDD
15 56 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 56 (4.72%) Usability Testing
16 53 (4.47%) Typography
17 52 (4.38%) Software Engineering
18 51 (4.30%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 343 (28.90%) JavaScript
2 212 (17.86%) Java
3 91 (7.67%) SQL
4 68 (5.73%) PHP
5 24 (2.02%) Python
6 21 (1.77%) ActionScript
7 19 (1.60%) Scala
8 18 (1.52%) C
9 15 (1.26%) Perl
10 14 (1.18%) ABAP
10 14 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
10 14 (1.18%) C#
11 13 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 11 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.84%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.76%) ActionScript 2.0
14 9 (0.76%) Groovy
15 8 (0.67%) ES6
16 7 (0.59%) ECMAScript
16 7 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 117 (9.86%) Degree
2 25 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.42%) BC Cleared
5 5 (0.42%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.34%) MCSE
6 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.34%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.34%) PMP
7 3 (0.25%) CCNA
7 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.25%) MCTS
7 3 (0.25%) MOS
8 2 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.084%) ACSP
9 1 (0.084%) APMP
9 1 (0.084%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.62%) QA
2 11 (0.93%) WCAG
3 4 (0.34%) SLA
4 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.17%) GxP
6 1 (0.084%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.084%) GCP
6 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.084%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.084%) WAI
System Software
1 34 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.68%) Docker
3 12 (1.01%) StorNext
3 12 (1.01%) Xsan
4 8 (0.67%) KVM
5 5 (0.42%) Varnish
5 5 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.25%) XenApp
7 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.17%) vSphere
8 1 (0.084%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.084%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (1.85%) Puppet
2 13 (1.10%) SCCM
3 9 (0.76%) DameWare
4 8 (0.67%) Nagios
5 6 (0.51%) Ansible
5 6 (0.51%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.42%) BMC Marimba
6 5 (0.42%) Mesos
7 4 (0.34%) Casper Suite
7 4 (0.34%) TeamSite
7 4 (0.34%) WSUS
8 3 (0.25%) SCOM
9 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.17%) cPanel
9 2 (0.17%) Kibana
9 2 (0.17%) logstash
9 2 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 104 (8.76%) Microsoft
2 66 (5.56%) Oracle
3 62 (5.22%) Google
4 41 (3.45%) Apple
5 38 (3.20%) Omniture
6 28 (2.36%) SAP
7 26 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (1.77%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.43%) webMethods
10 16 (1.35%) IBM
11 15 (1.26%) Citrix
12 14 (1.18%) HP
13 13 (1.10%) Autodesk
13 13 (1.10%) Sony
14 12 (1.01%) Twitter
15 10 (0.84%) ATG
15 10 (0.84%) hybris
15 10 (0.84%) ILOG
15 10 (0.84%) Lotus
15 10 (0.84%) Splunk
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