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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 234 166 183
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +17
Contract jobs citing Adobe 586 779 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 1.41% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% 3.15% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 429 364
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 38 39
Median hourly rate £22.25 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.06% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.45 £40.00 £28.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+39.06% +28.00%

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
24339 24738 23537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 44.81% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15014 14307 13348
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 797 1137 1051
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.14 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -56 561 £400 +10.34% 200
London -16 407 £400 -1.23% 84
South East -63 59 £275 -21.42% 43
City of London +8 39 £400 - 16
West Midlands -23 24 £415 +18.57% 13
Yorkshire +15 22 £375 +15.38% 12
West Yorkshire +4 19 £375 +15.38% 5
North West -2 19 £300 +9.09% 16
East of England -32 19 £200 -34.69% 11
Leeds +1 18 £375 +15.38% 3
Berkshire -54 15 £331 -5.35% 10
Hampshire +3 14 £375 -1.96% 11
Scotland -53 13 £356 +42.50% 6
East Midlands +7 9 £450 +55.17% 8
Surrey -6 9 £300 +14.28% 3
Birmingham -3 8 £325 -5.79% 6
Hertfordshire +3 7 £175 -33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 7 £250 - 6
Manchester -19 7 £313 +13.63% 6
Lancashire +7 6 £275 - 4
Reading -1 6 £331 -11.66% 7
Shropshire -40 6 £415 +17.73%
Milton Keynes +3 5 £250 - 3
Basingstoke -8 5 £500 +69.49% 2
Edinburgh -10 5 £400 +100.00% 1
Kent -11 5 £210 +40.00% 3
Glasgow -12 5 £313 +25.00% 3
Telford -39 5 £415 +17.73%
Uxbridge +9 4 £425 -
Docklands, London +7 4 £430 -

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 471 (40.46%) HTML
2 386 (33.16%) CSS
3 376 (32.30%) User Experience
4 333 (28.61%) JavaScript
5 314 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
6 302 (25.95%) Photoshop
7 235 (20.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 221 (18.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 216 (18.56%) Marketing
10 206 (17.70%) Java
11 193 (16.58%) HTML5
12 187 (16.07%) Wireframes
13 178 (15.29%) Adobe Illustrator
14 160 (13.75%) Analytics
15 153 (13.14%) CMS
16 145 (12.46%) Web Development
17 135 (11.60%) Axure RP
18 133 (11.43%) E-Commerce
19 127 (10.91%) Front End Development
20 126 (10.82%) Finance
21 120 (10.31%) AngularJS
22 118 (10.14%) CSS3
23 113 (9.71%) Degree
24 111 (9.54%) Project Management
25 110 (9.45%) Microsoft
26 103 (8.85%) Windows
26 103 (8.85%) Scrum
27 97 (8.33%) jQuery
28 96 (8.25%) Responsive Web Design
28 96 (8.25%) 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
1 221 (18.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 153 (13.14%) CMS
3 40 (3.44%) Confluence
4 35 (3.01%) Node.js
5 31 (2.66%) WebLogic
6 29 (2.49%) WordPress
7 28 (2.41%) Apache
8 23 (1.98%) SharePoint
9 22 (1.89%) Tomcat
10 21 (1.80%) IIS
10 21 (1.80%) JBoss
10 21 (1.80%) LiveCycle
11 17 (1.46%) Apache Solr
12 16 (1.37%) IBM Notes
13 15 (1.29%) Drupal
14 14 (1.20%) Moodle
15 12 (1.03%) Skype for Business
15 12 (1.03%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.95%) ColdFusion
17 10 (0.86%) FileNet
Applications
1 302 (25.95%) Photoshop
2 235 (20.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 178 (15.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 96 (8.25%) MS Office
5 65 (5.58%) MS Excel
6 62 (5.33%) MS Visio
7 52 (4.47%) InDesign
8 49 (4.21%) Acrobat
9 48 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
10 46 (3.95%) OmniGraffle
11 33 (2.84%) Adobe Captivate
12 19 (1.63%) Adobe After Effects
13 16 (1.37%) Adobe Premiere
14 14 (1.20%) AutoCAD
15 11 (0.95%) CINEMA 4D
15 11 (0.95%) Fireworks
16 10 (0.86%) QuarkXPress
17 9 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
18 7 (0.60%) Final Cut Pro
18 7 (0.60%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 41 (3.52%) Adobe Campaign
2 19 (1.63%) WebTrends
3 14 (1.20%) Eloqua
4 9 (0.77%) Unica
5 8 (0.69%) Radian6
6 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.34%) Primavera
6 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.17%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.17%) Magento
8 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.17%) SAP hybris
8 2 (0.17%) SAP PSCD
9 1 (0.086%) assyst
9 1 (0.086%) Infor LN
9 1 (0.086%) Murex MxG2000
9 1 (0.086%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.086%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.086%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 81 (6.96%) Adobe Analytics
2 48 (4.12%) Google Analytics
3 39 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (2.41%) GitHub
5 22 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 14 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.03%) Office 365
8 10 (0.86%) Google Tag Manager
8 10 (0.86%) MailChimp
9 8 (0.69%) SaaS
10 7 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (0.52%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.34%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.26%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.26%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.26%) SmartFocus
14 2 (0.17%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.55%) Internet
2 33 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 30 (2.58%) Intranet
4 29 (2.49%) HTTP
5 18 (1.55%) DNS
6 14 (1.20%) Firewall
6 14 (1.20%) SSL
6 14 (1.20%) VPN
7 13 (1.12%) LAN
7 13 (1.12%) WebEx
8 11 (0.95%) FTP
8 11 (0.95%) WAN
8 11 (0.95%) Wireless
9 10 (0.86%) LDAP
10 7 (0.60%) DHCP
11 6 (0.52%) Skype
11 6 (0.52%) SNMP
12 5 (0.43%) VoIP
13 4 (0.34%) Network Security
13 4 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.01%) MongoDB
2 29 (2.49%) MySQL
3 28 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 24 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (0.77%) FileMaker
8 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.43%) Big Data
11 5 (0.43%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.43%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.26%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.17%) Base SAS
13 2 (0.17%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 135 (11.60%) Axure RP
2 86 (7.39%) Git (software)
3 72 (6.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 72 (6.19%) JIRA
4 58 (4.98%) Maven
5 45 (3.87%) Grunt
6 33 (2.84%) Subversion
7 31 (2.66%) Dreamweaver
7 31 (2.66%) Selenium
8 19 (1.63%) gulp
9 17 (1.46%) Eclipse
9 17 (1.46%) Jasmine
9 17 (1.46%) Jenkins
10 13 (1.12%) JUnit
11 12 (1.03%) Ant
11 12 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (1.03%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.03%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.86%) Hudson
12 10 (0.86%) Mocha
General
1 216 (18.56%) Marketing
2 126 (10.82%) Finance
3 67 (5.76%) Banking
4 57 (4.90%) Retail
5 42 (3.61%) Investment Banking
6 40 (3.44%) Publishing
7 34 (2.92%) Telecoms
8 25 (2.15%) Games
9 22 (1.89%) Multimedia
10 16 (1.37%) Advertising
10 16 (1.37%) Back Office
11 15 (1.29%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.20%) Front Office
13 9 (0.77%) Law
13 9 (0.77%) Legal
14 7 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.52%) Billing
16 4 (0.34%) Automotive
16 4 (0.34%) Electronics
16 4 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 335 (28.78%) Designer
2 313 (26.89%) Developer
3 139 (11.94%) UX Designer
4 107 (9.19%) Analyst
5 94 (8.08%) Architect
5 94 (8.08%) UI Designer
6 92 (7.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 64 (5.50%) Consultant
8 53 (4.55%) User Experience Architect
9 52 (4.47%) Java Developer
10 46 (3.95%) Digital Designer
10 46 (3.95%) Visual Designer
11 43 (3.69%) Web Developer
12 42 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
13 41 (3.52%) UI/UX Designer
14 38 (3.26%) HTML Developer
15 33 (2.84%) Business Analyst
15 33 (2.84%) Photoshop Designer
16 30 (2.58%) HTML CSS Developer
17 29 (2.49%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 471 (40.46%) HTML
2 386 (33.16%) CSS
3 193 (16.58%) HTML5
4 120 (10.31%) AngularJS
5 118 (10.14%) CSS3
6 97 (8.33%) jQuery
7 65 (5.58%) XML
8 60 (5.15%) J2EE
9 58 (4.98%) Spring
10 54 (4.64%) Flash
11 49 (4.21%) Sass
12 45 (3.87%) Apache Flex
12 45 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 42 (3.61%) SOAP
14 35 (3.01%) LESS
15 34 (2.92%) JSON
15 34 (2.92%) Web Services
16 33 (2.84%) Middleware
17 32 (2.75%) Ajax
18 31 (2.66%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 376 (32.30%) User Experience
2 68 (5.84%) Mobile App
3 54 (4.64%) Psychology
4 51 (4.38%) e-Learning
5 46 (3.95%) Graphic Design
6 41 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (3.52%) Social Media
7 34 (2.92%) RIA
8 33 (2.84%) Visualisation
9 27 (2.32%) Digital Media
9 27 (2.32%) Management Information System
10 23 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 22 (1.89%) Animation
12 17 (1.46%) iPad
12 17 (1.46%) Learning Management System
13 15 (1.29%) iPhone
14 14 (1.20%) Photography
15 13 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (1.03%) FMCG
17 11 (0.95%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 103 (8.85%) Windows
2 78 (6.70%) Linux
3 53 (4.55%) Android
3 53 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 45 (3.87%) Unix
5 29 (2.49%) Mac OS X
6 23 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.72%) Windows XP
8 16 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (1.12%) Windows Vista
11 12 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (1.03%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.86%) Windows 2000
13 9 (0.77%) AIX
14 8 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.52%) CentOS
17 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (16.07%) Wireframes
3 160 (13.75%) Analytics
4 145 (12.46%) Web Development
5 133 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 127 (10.91%) Front End Development
7 111 (9.54%) Project Management
8 103 (8.85%) Scrum
9 96 (8.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 90 (7.73%) Content Management
10 90 (7.73%) Web Design
11 71 (6.10%) Information Architecture
12 70 (6.01%) CRM
13 61 (5.24%) TDD
14 60 (5.15%) Usability Testing
15 54 (4.64%) ITIL
15 54 (4.64%) Typography
16 53 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 52 (4.47%) Web Analytics
18 51 (4.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 333 (28.61%) JavaScript
2 206 (17.70%) Java
3 85 (7.30%) SQL
4 69 (5.93%) PHP
5 25 (2.15%) ActionScript
6 24 (2.06%) Python
7 19 (1.63%) C
8 16 (1.37%) Scala
9 15 (1.29%) ActionScript 3.0
9 15 (1.29%) Perl
10 14 (1.20%) C#
11 13 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 11 (0.95%) ABAP
12 11 (0.95%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.86%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.77%) ActionScript 2.0
14 9 (0.77%) Groovy
15 8 (0.69%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.60%) Ruby
17 6 (0.52%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 113 (9.71%) Degree
2 29 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.69%) CIPD
6 7 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (0.43%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.43%) CCNA
8 5 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.43%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.34%) PMP
10 3 (0.26%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.26%) MCP
10 3 (0.26%) MCSE
10 3 (0.26%) MCTS
11 2 (0.17%) MCSA
11 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.78%) QA
2 13 (1.12%) SLA
3 7 (0.60%) WCAG
4 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.086%) GxP
6 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.086%) WAI
System Software
1 35 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.63%) Docker
3 13 (1.12%) Xsan
4 12 (1.03%) StorNext
5 8 (0.69%) KVM
6 6 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.43%) Varnish
8 2 (0.17%) vSphere
9 1 (0.086%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.086%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.086%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (1.80%) Puppet
2 13 (1.12%) SCCM
3 9 (0.77%) DameWare
3 9 (0.77%) Nagios
4 8 (0.69%) Ansible
4 8 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.60%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.60%) Mesos
6 5 (0.43%) BMC Marimba
7 4 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.26%) TeamSite
8 3 (0.26%) WSUS
9 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.17%) Casper Suite
9 2 (0.17%) cPanel
9 2 (0.17%) IBM BigFix
9 2 (0.17%) logstash
9 2 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 110 (9.45%) Microsoft
2 68 (5.84%) Google
3 65 (5.58%) Oracle
4 53 (4.55%) Apple
5 39 (3.35%) Omniture
6 26 (2.23%) SAP
7 25 (2.15%) Citrix
8 20 (1.72%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.46%) HP
9 17 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.37%) Lotus
11 14 (1.20%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.20%) Sony
11 14 (1.20%) webMethods
12 13 (1.12%) Autodesk
12 13 (1.12%) IBM
13 12 (1.03%) Twitter
14 11 (0.95%) Splunk
15 10 (0.86%) Coremetrics
15 10 (0.86%) hybris
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £212.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Brook Street
Rate: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £27 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £600 per day market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ticketmaster
Rate: £16,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + opportunity for progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Chester
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Ticketmaster
Rate: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £475 - £510 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
North Surrey
Simon James IT
Posted: 17 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £100 - £150 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago