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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 197 178 183
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs citing Adobe 692 751 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 1.32% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.84% 2.99% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 412 358
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 £221 £162 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 31
Median hourly rate £27.00 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.08% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.93 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.74 £25.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £12.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+125.00% -23.80%

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
24339 25095 24262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 44.06% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14932 14721 13394
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 1084 1062
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -23 676 £400 +6.66% 201
London -3 447 £400 -5.21% 87
South East -34 80 £388 +6.52% 32
West Midlands -6 54 £375 +15.38% 9
City of London +15 37 £338 -18.18% 19
Berkshire -4 37 £375 - 10
East of England +10 36 £325 +18.18% 13
North West +2 21 £400 +25.00% 22
Birmingham -6 19 £325 -13.33% 3
South West -7 14 £275 +29.41% 5
West Sussex -9 13 - -
Hampshire -13 13 £475 +35.71% 7
Yorkshire -24 13 £375 +10.29% 21
West Yorkshire -13 12 £375 +10.29% 12
Hertfordshire +19 11 £184 +22.50% 3
Norfolk +7 11 £325 -17.82% 1
Maidenhead - 11 - - 1
Essex +5 10 £350 -17.64% 3
Gatwick +4 10 - -
Surrey +1 10 £400 +45.45% 6
Norwich -1 10 £325 -17.82%
Leeds -18 10 £388 +13.97% 11
Cheshire +11 9 £400 +14.28% 3
Bristol +7 9 £275 +197.29% 3
Scotland -20 9 £425 +70.00% 5
Shropshire -21 9 £415 -
Telford -24 9 £415 -
Reading +11 8 £375 +57.89% 4
Coventry -13 8 £515 +145.23% 1
East Midlands -2 7 £450 +278.94% 10

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 504 (39.44%) HTML
2 432 (33.80%) CSS
3 406 (31.77%) JavaScript
4 392 (30.67%) User Experience
5 354 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
6 309 (24.18%) Photoshop
7 304 (23.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 263 (20.58%) Java
9 250 (19.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 245 (19.17%) Marketing
11 223 (17.45%) HTML5
12 194 (15.18%) Adobe Illustrator
13 186 (14.55%) Analytics
14 182 (14.24%) CMS
15 179 (14.01%) Wireframes
16 170 (13.30%) Web Development
17 149 (11.66%) Front End Development
18 145 (11.35%) CSS3
19 136 (10.64%) E-Commerce
20 135 (10.56%) AngularJS
21 131 (10.25%) Content Management
22 128 (10.02%) Finance
23 126 (9.86%) Responsive Web Design
24 124 (9.70%) Degree
25 121 (9.47%) Axure RP
26 118 (9.23%) XML
27 116 (9.08%) SQL
28 107 (8.37%) Project Management
29 104 (8.14%) jQuery
30 103 (8.06%) MS Office

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
1 304 (23.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 182 (14.24%) CMS
3 46 (3.60%) Confluence
4 34 (2.66%) LiveCycle
4 34 (2.66%) WebLogic
5 33 (2.58%) JBoss
6 32 (2.50%) WordPress
7 31 (2.43%) Apache
8 26 (2.03%) SharePoint
9 25 (1.96%) Tomcat
10 15 (1.17%) IIS
10 15 (1.17%) Skype for Business
11 14 (1.10%) Marvel
12 12 (0.94%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.86%) ColdFusion
13 11 (0.86%) nginx
14 10 (0.78%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.78%) FileNet
14 10 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
14 10 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 309 (24.18%) Photoshop
2 250 (19.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 194 (15.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 103 (8.06%) MS Office
5 70 (5.48%) InDesign
6 66 (5.16%) MS Excel
7 64 (5.01%) OmniGraffle
8 54 (4.23%) MS Visio
9 42 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 35 (2.74%) InVision
11 28 (2.19%) Acrobat
11 28 (2.19%) Adobe Captivate
12 18 (1.41%) Adobe After Effects
13 12 (0.94%) CINEMA 4D
14 11 (0.86%) Fireworks
15 9 (0.70%) AutoCAD
16 8 (0.63%) MS Project
17 7 (0.55%) Gliffy
17 7 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
18 4 (0.31%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 55 (4.30%) Adobe Campaign
2 20 (1.56%) Eloqua
3 19 (1.49%) Unica
4 17 (1.33%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.31%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.23%) assyst
7 3 (0.23%) Radian6
7 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.23%) SAP PSCD
7 3 (0.23%) Sprinklr
8 2 (0.16%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.16%) Magento
8 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.16%) Primavera
8 2 (0.16%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.16%) SAP hybris
9 1 (0.078%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 93 (7.28%) Adobe Analytics
2 45 (3.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 41 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (2.90%) Google Analytics
5 34 (2.66%) GitHub
6 16 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.10%) SaaS
8 13 (1.02%) Office 365
9 12 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.78%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.47%) BlueKai
12 4 (0.31%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.31%) MailChimp
13 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.23%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.23%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.23%) Socialbakers
14 2 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.44%) Internet
2 26 (2.03%) HTTP
3 24 (1.88%) DNS
3 24 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.25%) Intranet
5 14 (1.10%) Firewall
5 14 (1.10%) LAN
6 13 (1.02%) DHCP
6 13 (1.02%) SSL
7 12 (0.94%) Skype
7 12 (0.94%) VPN
8 10 (0.78%) LDAP
8 10 (0.78%) Network Security
8 10 (0.78%) WAN
9 9 (0.70%) FTP
10 8 (0.63%) WebEx
11 7 (0.55%) SNMP
12 6 (0.47%) Wireless
13 5 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (2.97%) MongoDB
2 36 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 31 (2.43%) MySQL
4 22 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.10%) Big Data
6 12 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (0.86%) Oracle Database
8 10 (0.78%) RDBMS
8 10 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.55%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.39%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.23%) FileMaker
12 3 (0.23%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.23%) SAP HANA
12 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.16%) Base SAS
13 2 (0.16%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 121 (9.47%) Axure RP
2 101 (7.90%) Git (software)
3 80 (6.26%) JIRA
4 72 (5.63%) Maven
5 68 (5.32%) Grunt
6 58 (4.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 41 (3.21%) Selenium
8 34 (2.66%) gulp
8 34 (2.66%) Subversion
9 32 (2.50%) Jasmine
10 27 (2.11%) Dreamweaver
10 27 (2.11%) Jenkins
11 21 (1.64%) Eclipse
12 16 (1.25%) Mocha
12 16 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
13 15 (1.17%) Karma Test Runner
13 15 (1.17%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.10%) IntelliJ
14 14 (1.10%) JUnit
15 13 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 245 (19.17%) Marketing
2 128 (10.02%) Finance
3 82 (6.42%) Retail
4 59 (4.62%) Banking
5 42 (3.29%) Publishing
6 39 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 29 (2.27%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.96%) Games
9 20 (1.56%) Advertising
10 19 (1.49%) Multimedia
11 17 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.94%) Front Office
13 11 (0.86%) Automotive
13 11 (0.86%) Back Office
13 11 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.39%) Electronics
14 5 (0.39%) Legal
15 4 (0.31%) French Language
16 3 (0.23%) German Language
16 3 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 398 (31.14%) Developer
2 340 (26.60%) Designer
3 141 (11.03%) UX Designer
4 114 (8.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 113 (8.84%) Architect
6 106 (8.29%) Analyst
7 100 (7.82%) UI Designer
8 76 (5.95%) Java Developer
9 61 (4.77%) JavaScript Developer
10 56 (4.38%) Consultant
11 51 (3.99%) UI Developer
12 50 (3.91%) Digital Designer
13 45 (3.52%) User Experience Architect
14 43 (3.36%) HTML Developer
15 38 (2.97%) Visual Designer
16 36 (2.82%) UI/UX Designer
17 35 (2.74%) Business Analyst
18 33 (2.58%) Senior Designer
19 32 (2.50%) Web Designer
20 31 (2.43%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (39.44%) HTML
2 432 (33.80%) CSS
3 223 (17.45%) HTML5
4 145 (11.35%) CSS3
5 135 (10.56%) AngularJS
6 118 (9.23%) XML
7 104 (8.14%) jQuery
8 78 (6.10%) Spring
9 74 (5.79%) J2EE
10 67 (5.24%) SOAP
11 58 (4.54%) REST
12 53 (4.15%) Ajax
12 53 (4.15%) Web Services
13 52 (4.07%) Flash
13 52 (4.07%) Hibernate
14 49 (3.83%) JSON
14 49 (3.83%) Sass
15 47 (3.68%) JSP
16 46 (3.60%) Node.js
17 44 (3.44%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 392 (30.67%) User Experience
2 70 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 64 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (4.07%) Social Media
5 49 (3.83%) Graphic Design
6 47 (3.68%) Psychology
7 36 (2.82%) e-Learning
8 33 (2.58%) Digital Media
9 32 (2.50%) RIA
10 25 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.88%) Management Information System
12 22 (1.72%) Visualisation
13 21 (1.64%) Computer Science
13 21 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 19 (1.49%) Animation
14 19 (1.49%) Learning Management System
15 17 (1.33%) Video Editing
16 15 (1.17%) Blog
16 15 (1.17%) FMCG
16 15 (1.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 86 (6.73%) Windows
2 76 (5.95%) Linux
3 62 (4.85%) Android
4 54 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 51 (3.99%) Unix
6 28 (2.19%) Mac OS X
7 24 (1.88%) Windows Server
8 19 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 15 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.86%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.70%) AIX
13 8 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.63%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.63%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.47%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.39%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (14.55%) Analytics
3 179 (14.01%) Wireframes
4 170 (13.30%) Web Development
5 149 (11.66%) Front End Development
6 136 (10.64%) E-Commerce
7 131 (10.25%) Content Management
8 126 (9.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 107 (8.37%) Project Management
10 102 (7.98%) Scrum
11 95 (7.43%) Web Design
12 92 (7.20%) CRM
13 77 (6.03%) Prototyping
14 71 (5.56%) Information Architecture
15 62 (4.85%) TDD
16 59 (4.62%) Web Analytics
17 54 (4.23%) Typography
18 53 (4.15%) OO
19 51 (3.99%) MVC
19 51 (3.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 406 (31.77%) JavaScript
2 263 (20.58%) Java
3 116 (9.08%) SQL
4 78 (6.10%) PHP
5 27 (2.11%) Python
6 20 (1.56%) Scala
7 19 (1.49%) ActionScript
8 18 (1.41%) C
9 16 (1.25%) C#
10 15 (1.17%) Bash Shell
11 14 (1.10%) Perl
12 13 (1.02%) ABAP
13 12 (0.94%) ActionScript 3.0
14 11 (0.86%) ES6
14 11 (0.86%) Groovy
15 10 (0.78%) ECMAScript
15 10 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.78%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.55%) Ruby
17 6 (0.47%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 124 (9.70%) Degree
2 30 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.39%) BC Cleared
5 5 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.31%) MCSE
7 3 (0.23%) ACSP
7 3 (0.23%) CCA
7 3 (0.23%) CCNA
7 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.23%) MCTS
7 3 (0.23%) MOS
7 3 (0.23%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.23%) PMP
8 2 (0.16%) APMP
9 1 (0.078%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.078%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.76%) QA
2 8 (0.63%) WCAG
3 5 (0.39%) Actionable Recommendations
3 5 (0.39%) SLA
4 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.16%) GCP
4 2 (0.16%) GxP
5 1 (0.078%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.078%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.078%) WAI
System Software
1 34 (2.66%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.64%) Docker
3 9 (0.70%) StorNext
3 9 (0.70%) Xsan
4 5 (0.39%) KVM
5 4 (0.31%) Varnish
6 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.23%) XenApp
7 2 (0.16%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (1.72%) Puppet
2 11 (0.86%) SCCM
3 8 (0.63%) Ansible
3 8 (0.63%) Nagios
4 6 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.39%) BMC Marimba
5 5 (0.39%) DameWare
5 5 (0.39%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.31%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.31%) Casper Suite
6 4 (0.31%) Mesos
6 4 (0.31%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.31%) Terraform
6 4 (0.31%) WSUS
7 3 (0.23%) logstash
7 3 (0.23%) SCOM
8 2 (0.16%) cPanel
8 2 (0.16%) IBM BigFix
8 2 (0.16%) Kibana
8 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 101 (7.90%) Microsoft
2 69 (5.40%) Oracle
3 63 (4.93%) Google
4 37 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (2.82%) Apple
6 34 (2.66%) Omniture
7 28 (2.19%) IBM
8 26 (2.03%) Atlassian
8 26 (2.03%) SAP
9 18 (1.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 17 (1.33%) webMethods
11 16 (1.25%) HP
12 14 (1.10%) Splunk
13 13 (1.02%) Citrix
14 12 (0.94%) Autodesk
14 12 (0.94%) Tableau
15 10 (0.78%) ATG
15 10 (0.78%) ILOG
15 10 (0.78%) Twitter
16 9 (0.70%) Lotus
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