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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe
UK
Rank 175 189 195
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing Adobe 640 665 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.45% 1.31% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 3.21% 3.02% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 439 366
Median daily rate £400 £371 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 35
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £11.34 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £56.86 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £29.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +93.33%

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
19951 22015 23228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.31% 43.32% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12263 12930 13629
Median daily rate £420 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 865 1024
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +2 608 £400 +6.66% 186
London -5 358 £404 +0.93% 89
South East -25 89 £350 - 33
East of England +49 79 £350 -12.50% 13
City of London +5 47 £450 +28.57% 25
Essex +34 44 £350 -1.75% 5
Cambridgeshire +26 33 £400 -11.11% 2
Kent +24 27 £350 +40.00% 6
Scotland +32 21 £310 -4.61% 8
West Midlands +6 21 £325 -7.14% 7
Berkshire -4 21 £369 -13.23% 7
Peterborough +12 20 £400 -11.11%
Yorkshire +18 19 £381 +8.92% 10
West Yorkshire +27 16 £400 +14.28% 6
East Midlands +4 15 £350 +16.66% 6
South West +4 15 £425 +126.66% 14
Hampshire +2 14 £250 -23.07% 6
Stirling +12 11 £330 -26.61%
North West +8 11 £270 +8.00% 12
Leeds +5 11 £355 +9.23% 4
Coventry -12 11 £414 +37.91%
Basildon - 11 £380 -
Manchester +13 10 £270 +8.00% 7
Reading +13 10 £313 -26.47% 1
Surrey +12 9 £394 +12.50% 5
Bristol -2 9 £425 +254.16% 6
Leicestershire +12 8 £325 +44.44% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £248 -17.50% 4
Bracknell - 7 - - 1
Glasgow +7 6 £125 - 3

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 542 (41.79%) HTML
2 462 (35.62%) CSS
3 429 (33.08%) JavaScript
4 410 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
5 387 (29.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 323 (24.90%) User Experience
7 312 (24.06%) Marketing
8 263 (20.28%) Java
9 238 (18.35%) Photoshop
10 217 (16.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 214 (16.50%) Analytics
12 206 (15.88%) HTML5
13 184 (14.19%) SQL
13 184 (14.19%) Finance
14 182 (14.03%) CMS
15 176 (13.57%) XML
16 168 (12.95%) Adobe Illustrator
17 167 (12.88%) jQuery
18 150 (11.57%) Wireframes
19 144 (11.10%) E-Commerce
20 132 (10.18%) CSS3
21 127 (9.79%) Front End Development
22 124 (9.56%) Content Management
23 116 (8.94%) AngularJS
24 115 (8.87%) J2EE
25 113 (8.71%) OO
26 109 (8.40%) Web Development
26 109 (8.40%) Prototyping
27 108 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
28 107 (8.25%) Degree

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
1 387 (29.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 182 (14.03%) CMS
3 52 (4.01%) Apache
4 34 (2.62%) Apache Solr
5 32 (2.47%) WordPress
6 27 (2.08%) JBoss
7 22 (1.70%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.31%) SAS
9 15 (1.16%) Confluence
9 15 (1.16%) SharePoint
10 14 (1.08%) LiveCycle
10 14 (1.08%) Marvel
10 14 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.62%) Drupal
11 8 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.54%) Mule
13 6 (0.46%) Mule ESB
13 6 (0.46%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 238 (18.35%) Photoshop
2 217 (16.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 168 (12.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 61 (4.70%) InDesign
5 60 (4.63%) MS Excel
6 54 (4.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 48 (3.70%) OmniGraffle
8 43 (3.32%) MS Office
9 32 (2.47%) InVision
10 25 (1.93%) Adobe Captivate
11 22 (1.70%) MS Visio
12 19 (1.46%) Adobe Premiere
13 18 (1.39%) Acrobat
14 14 (1.08%) Adobe After Effects
15 8 (0.62%) CINEMA 4D
15 8 (0.62%) MS Project
15 8 (0.62%) SPSS
16 6 (0.46%) FrameMaker
17 4 (0.31%) Fireworks
17 4 (0.31%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 95 (7.32%) Adobe Campaign
2 17 (1.31%) Unica
3 10 (0.77%) WebTrends
4 9 (0.69%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.69%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.46%) Sprinklr
6 5 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.31%) Radian6
7 4 (0.31%) Sage X3
7 4 (0.31%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (0.31%) SAP Retail
8 3 (0.23%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.15%) SAP hybris
9 2 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.077%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.077%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 98 (7.56%) Adobe Analytics
2 61 (4.70%) Google Analytics
3 41 (3.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 21 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (1.46%) Google Tag Manager
6 13 (1.00%) GitHub
7 9 (0.69%) Office 365
8 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.31%) AdWords
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.23%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.23%) Responsys
10 3 (0.23%) SaaS
10 3 (0.23%) Yammer
11 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.15%) Force.com
11 2 (0.15%) G Suite
11 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.15%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.47%) HTTP
2 21 (1.62%) Internet
3 18 (1.39%) SMS
4 17 (1.31%) Intranet
5 13 (1.00%) HTTPS
6 9 (0.69%) WebEx
7 5 (0.39%) DNS
7 5 (0.39%) SSL
7 5 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.39%) VoIP
8 4 (0.31%) Skype
8 4 (0.31%) snoop
8 4 (0.31%) VPN
9 3 (0.23%) DHCP
9 3 (0.23%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.15%) FTP
10 2 (0.15%) LAN
10 2 (0.15%) LDAP
10 2 (0.15%) WAN
10 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.39%) Big Data
2 31 (2.39%) MySQL
3 30 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 27 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 15 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (0.77%) Hadoop
8 10 (0.77%) MS Access
9 9 (0.69%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.69%) QlikView
10 8 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.39%) Jackrabbit
12 4 (0.31%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.31%) Endeca
13 3 (0.23%) GIS
13 3 (0.23%) MarkLogic
13 3 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 72 (5.55%) Axure RP
2 65 (5.01%) Git (software)
3 50 (3.86%) Maven
4 41 (3.16%) Jenkins
5 32 (2.47%) JIRA
6 30 (2.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 30 (2.31%) Grunt
6 30 (2.31%) Jasmine
7 28 (2.16%) Cucumber
8 27 (2.08%) Eclipse
9 25 (1.93%) Subversion
10 20 (1.54%) Dreamweaver
11 19 (1.46%) Karma Test Runner
12 14 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (1.00%) IntelliJ
14 12 (0.93%) Gradle
15 10 (0.77%) gulp
15 10 (0.77%) Selenium
16 9 (0.69%) TeamCity
17 8 (0.62%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 312 (24.06%) Marketing
2 184 (14.19%) Finance
3 91 (7.02%) Retail
4 86 (6.63%) Banking
5 41 (3.16%) Publishing
6 33 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 27 (2.08%) Advertising
8 25 (1.93%) Games
9 23 (1.77%) Legal
10 20 (1.54%) Investment Banking
11 15 (1.16%) Telecoms
12 14 (1.08%) Aerospace
13 12 (0.93%) Automotive
14 11 (0.85%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.69%) Electronics
15 9 (0.69%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.62%) Front Office
16 8 (0.62%) German Language
17 6 (0.46%) French Language
17 6 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 462 (35.62%) Developer
2 299 (23.05%) Designer
3 127 (9.79%) Architect
4 120 (9.25%) UX Designer
5 101 (7.79%) Analyst
6 96 (7.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 88 (6.78%) UI Designer
8 78 (6.01%) Consultant
9 72 (5.55%) Java Developer
10 58 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
11 57 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
12 45 (3.47%) Visual Designer
13 43 (3.32%) Digital Designer
14 38 (2.93%) UI/UX Designer
14 38 (2.93%) Web Designer
15 37 (2.85%) UI Developer
16 35 (2.70%) HTML Developer
17 34 (2.62%) Business Analyst
18 33 (2.54%) Digital Analyst
19 31 (2.39%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 542 (41.79%) HTML
2 462 (35.62%) CSS
3 206 (15.88%) HTML5
4 176 (13.57%) XML
5 167 (12.88%) jQuery
6 132 (10.18%) CSS3
7 116 (8.94%) AngularJS
8 115 (8.87%) J2EE
9 105 (8.10%) RESTful
10 102 (7.86%) JSON
11 87 (6.71%) Web Services
12 82 (6.32%) .NET
13 81 (6.25%) Ajax
14 76 (5.86%) Spring
15 68 (5.24%) SOAP
16 67 (5.17%) Apache Felix
16 67 (5.17%) OSGi
17 66 (5.09%) Apache Sling
18 65 (5.01%) Hibernate
19 50 (3.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 323 (24.90%) User Experience
2 100 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (6.63%) Social Media
4 56 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 53 (4.09%) Visualisation
6 40 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 29 (2.24%) Animation
7 29 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (1.70%) e-Learning
9 19 (1.46%) Digital Media
10 18 (1.39%) Graphic Design
10 18 (1.39%) Statistics
11 16 (1.23%) Video Editing
11 16 (1.23%) Virtual Team
12 15 (1.16%) Motion Graphics
12 15 (1.16%) SCORM
13 14 (1.08%) iPad
13 14 (1.08%) Management Information System
14 11 (0.85%) FMCG
15 9 (0.69%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 58 (4.47%) Apple iOS
2 55 (4.24%) Android
3 54 (4.16%) Windows
4 35 (2.70%) Linux
5 24 (1.85%) Unix
6 18 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.23%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.54%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.31%) CentOS
12 3 (0.23%) AIX
12 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.15%) Fedora
13 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.077%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.077%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (16.50%) Analytics
3 150 (11.57%) Wireframes
4 144 (11.10%) E-Commerce
5 127 (9.79%) Front End Development
6 124 (9.56%) Content Management
7 113 (8.71%) OO
8 109 (8.40%) Prototyping
8 109 (8.40%) Web Development
9 108 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 89 (6.86%) Digital Marketing
11 84 (6.48%) CRM
12 79 (6.09%) Web Design
13 69 (5.32%) Project Management
14 66 (5.09%) Scrum
15 63 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 62 (4.78%) MVC
16 62 (4.78%) Web Analytics
17 60 (4.63%) SOA
18 53 (4.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 429 (33.08%) JavaScript
2 263 (20.28%) Java
3 184 (14.19%) SQL
4 70 (5.40%) PHP
5 34 (2.62%) ABAP
6 32 (2.47%) Python
7 24 (1.85%) C#
8 16 (1.23%) ActionScript
9 13 (1.00%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.62%) Ruby
11 7 (0.54%) C
11 7 (0.54%) XAML
12 6 (0.46%) Perl
13 5 (0.39%) SAPscript
14 4 (0.31%) Groovy
14 4 (0.31%) R
14 4 (0.31%) VB
15 3 (0.23%) Jython
15 3 (0.23%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 107 (8.25%) Degree
2 40 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.54%) ISEB
5 7 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.31%) PMP
8 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.23%) HNC
8 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.15%) MCSE
9 2 (0.15%) MOS
10 1 (0.077%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.077%) HND
10 1 (0.077%) MCP
10 1 (0.077%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.077%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.24%) QA
2 11 (0.85%) Actionable Recommendations
3 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.46%) SLA
4 3 (0.23%) WCAG
5 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.39%) Docker
2 5 (0.39%) vCloud
3 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.23%) vSphere
5 2 (0.15%) StorNext
5 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.15%) Xsan
6 1 (0.077%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.077%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (0.69%) Puppet
2 8 (0.62%) TeamSite
3 7 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.46%) SCCM
5 4 (0.31%) Ansible
5 4 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.31%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.15%) DameWare
6 2 (0.15%) Kibana
6 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.15%) vRealize
7 1 (0.077%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (0.077%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.077%) Grafana
7 1 (0.077%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.077%) Mesos
7 1 (0.077%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.077%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.077%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 97 (7.48%) Google
2 87 (6.71%) Oracle
3 76 (5.86%) Microsoft
4 62 (4.78%) SAP
5 39 (3.01%) IBM
6 30 (2.31%) hybris
6 30 (2.31%) Tableau
7 21 (1.62%) Omniture
8 20 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.46%) Apple
10 14 (1.08%) Ensighten
11 12 (0.93%) Sitecore
12 11 (0.85%) Sybase
13 10 (0.77%) Apigee
13 10 (0.77%) Citrix
14 9 (0.69%) VMware
15 8 (0.62%) ATG
15 8 (0.62%) CA Agile Central
15 8 (0.62%) Cognos
16 7 (0.54%) Alterian
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £625 to £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
24 Seven
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £475 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: Yesterday
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Rate: From £150 to £170 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon Global
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £430 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 3 months contract initial
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £461.73 - £462.73 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day +
Posted: 5 days ago