Period
to 28 February 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Adobe over the 6 months to 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Adobe
London > Central London
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 139 140
Rank change year-on-year +34 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 118 169 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.01% 1.89% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 5.04% 4.90% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 103 108
Central London median daily rate £375 £413 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £125 £133 £309
90th Percentile £610 £587 £579
London median daily rate £395 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -7.06% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Central London median hourly rate £20.75 £22.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.78% -2.17% -57.60%
10th Percentile £19.18 £21.25 £17.25
90th Percentile £22.13 £23.75 £29.55
London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.47 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.02% +5.51% -49.24%

Adobe is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,339 3,448 3,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 39.87% 38.54% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,716 2,488 2,567
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £250 £230 £261
90th Percentile £650 £650 £663
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 64 81
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -8.78% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.83 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.76 £35.00 £37.50
London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -6.98% +2.31%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Adobe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in Central London

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Adobe in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Central London

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in Central London over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in Central London

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Central London

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Central London region over the 6 months to 28 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +59 96 £413 +3.13% 41
City of Westminster - 2 £384 -
West End of London +9 1 £350 -36.36% 3
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £150 -
Adobe
London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 40 (33.90%) Marketing
2 31 (26.27%) User Experience
3 28 (23.73%) Windows
3 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (22.88%) Photoshop
5 24 (20.34%) Finance
5 24 (20.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 21 (17.80%) Wireframes
6 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
7 20 (16.95%) Adobe Illustrator
8 19 (16.10%) Microsoft Office
8 19 (16.10%) HTML
8 19 (16.10%) Office 365
8 19 (16.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 18 (15.25%) InVision
9 18 (15.25%) Sketch
10 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Excel
11 16 (13.56%) Java
11 16 (13.56%) Scrum
12 15 (12.71%) Google
12 15 (12.71%) CSS
13 14 (11.86%) E-Commerce
13 14 (11.86%) Mac OS X
13 14 (11.86%) Windows 10
13 14 (11.86%) Analytics
14 13 (11.02%) JavaScript
14 13 (11.02%) InDesign
14 13 (11.02%) Content Management
14 13 (11.02%) Digital Marketing
15 12 (10.17%) Android

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 24 (20.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (8.47%) CMS
2 10 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (5.93%) SAS
4 5 (4.24%) Confluence
5 1 (0.85%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.85%) Drupal
5 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (22.88%) Photoshop
2 20 (16.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (16.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 19 (16.10%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (15.25%) InVision
4 18 (15.25%) Sketch
5 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (11.02%) InDesign
7 8 (6.78%) Adobe After Effects
7 8 (6.78%) Adobe XD
8 6 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (4.24%) Zeplin
10 3 (2.54%) Figma
11 2 (1.69%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (1.69%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (1.69%) Lectora
12 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.85%) Houdini
12 1 (0.85%) Inkscape
12 1 (0.85%) Maya
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.85%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.10%) Office 365
2 11 (9.32%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (8.47%) AWS
4 8 (6.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 7 (5.93%) Azure
6 6 (5.08%) GCP
7 5 (4.24%) Google Analytics
8 4 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (3.39%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (3.39%) Amazon S3
8 4 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (3.39%) GitHub
8 4 (3.39%) Route 53
9 3 (2.54%) Google Docs
9 3 (2.54%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.85%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.85%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.85%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) DHCP
1 2 (1.69%) DNS
1 2 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.85%) FTP
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) RIP
2 1 (0.85%) SAN
2 1 (0.85%) Skype
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) VLAN
2 1 (0.85%) VPN
2 1 (0.85%) WAN
2 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
2 1 (0.85%) Power BI
2 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) JIRA
2 8 (6.78%) Axure RP
3 4 (3.39%) CircleCI
4 2 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (33.90%) Marketing
2 24 (20.34%) Finance
3 6 (5.08%) Publishing
4 5 (4.24%) Advertising
4 5 (4.24%) Retail
5 4 (3.39%) Banking
5 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.54%) Back Office
6 3 (2.54%) Electronics
6 3 (2.54%) Fire and Rescue
6 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.54%) Police
6 3 (2.54%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.85%) Automotive
7 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (28.81%) Designer
2 16 (13.56%) UX Designer
3 12 (10.17%) Support Engineer
3 12 (10.17%) UI Designer
4 9 (7.63%) Administrator
4 9 (7.63%) Developer
4 9 (7.63%) IT Administrator
5 7 (5.93%) Architect
5 7 (5.93%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (5.93%) Desktop Support
5 7 (5.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (5.93%) Digital Designer
5 7 (5.93%) Junior
5 7 (5.93%) Senior Designer
5 7 (5.93%) UI/UX Designer
6 6 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.08%) Consultant
6 6 (5.08%) Programme Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.10%) HTML
2 15 (12.71%) CSS
3 9 (7.63%) OSGi
4 7 (5.93%) HTML5
5 5 (4.24%) JSR 170
6 4 (3.39%) Apache Sling
6 4 (3.39%) J2SE
6 4 (3.39%) Lucene
6 4 (3.39%) REST
6 4 (3.39%) SAML
6 4 (3.39%) XSLT
7 3 (2.54%) XML
8 2 (1.69%) .NET
8 2 (1.69%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.69%) React
9 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.85%) CSS3
9 1 (0.85%) cXML
9 1 (0.85%) Framer.js
9 1 (0.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.27%) User Experience
2 7 (5.93%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.93%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.93%) Social Media
3 6 (5.08%) Marketing Technology
4 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.24%) Graphic Design
4 5 (4.24%) Learning Management System
5 4 (3.39%) Animation
5 4 (3.39%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.54%) W3C
7 2 (1.69%) Photography
7 2 (1.69%) PMI
7 2 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.85%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.73%) Windows
2 14 (11.86%) Mac OS X
2 14 (11.86%) Windows 10
3 12 (10.17%) Android
4 11 (9.32%) Windows 7
5 9 (7.63%) Mac OS
6 8 (6.78%) Apple iOS
7 7 (5.93%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.80%) Wireframes
3 16 (13.56%) Scrum
4 14 (11.86%) Analytics
4 14 (11.86%) E-Commerce
5 13 (11.02%) Content Management
5 13 (11.02%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (10.17%) Prototyping
7 10 (8.47%) Asset Management
7 10 (8.47%) Front End Development
7 10 (8.47%) User Stories
8 9 (7.63%) Migration
8 9 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (7.63%) Time Management
9 8 (6.78%) Break/Fix
9 8 (6.78%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
10 7 (5.93%) Data Migration
11 6 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.56%) Java
2 13 (11.02%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.24%) PHP
4 4 (3.39%) Python
5 3 (2.54%) C
6 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.85%) R
6 1 (0.85%) SQL
6 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (9.32%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.24%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.54%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.85%) MCTS
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) QA
2 6 (5.08%) WCAG
3 2 (1.69%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) StorNext
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (3.39%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (3.39%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.85%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.71%) Google
3 11 (9.32%) Apple
4 7 (5.93%) Ivanti
5 6 (5.08%) IBM
5 6 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.39%) Okta
7 3 (2.54%) Perforce
7 3 (2.54%) SAP
7 3 (2.54%) Snow
7 3 (2.54%) Tealium
8 2 (1.69%) Autodesk
8 2 (1.69%) Cisco
8 2 (1.69%) Meraki
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle
8 2 (1.69%) VMware
9 1 (0.85%) Brocade
9 1 (0.85%) Citrix
9 1 (0.85%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft