Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 155 162
Rank change year-on-year +41 +7 +1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 36 130 149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.35% 1.55% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 3.35% 4.03% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 95 94
Median daily rate £363 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.64% +5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £125 £213 £176
90th Percentile £553 £645 £625
London median daily rate £410 £425 £439
% change year-on-year -3.53% -3.13% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £46.50 £95.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.44% +74.09% +92.98%
10th Percentile £45.25 £34.18 £47.50
90th Percentile £47.75 £168.73 £62.50
London median hourly rate £46.50 £82.50 £100.50
% change year-on-year -43.64% -17.91% +332.26%

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 1,076 3,226 3,454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 40.33% 38.58% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 2,422 2,473
Median daily rate £493 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.50% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £256
90th Percentile £649 £650 £663
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 73 85
Median hourly rate £32.51 £20.83 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.08% +6.82% +14.98%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.35 £13.31
90th Percentile £63.00 £53.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% -2.33% +13.16%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in Central London

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Adobe in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Adobe in Central London

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe in Central London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe in Central London

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Adobe in Central London.

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 8 August 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 +37 29 £404 -17.81% 7
West End of London +11 1 - - 4
City of Westminster - 1 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £150 -
Adobe
London

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 16 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 10 (27.78%) Finance
3 9 (25.00%) Marketing
3 9 (25.00%) User Experience
4 8 (22.22%) .NET
4 8 (22.22%) C#
4 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
5 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
5 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Prototyping
6 6 (16.67%) Wireframes
6 6 (16.67%) Google
6 6 (16.67%) Acrobat
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) Migration
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.89%) Degree
7 5 (13.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (13.89%) Analytics
7 5 (13.89%) Social Media
7 5 (13.89%) Adobe XD
8 4 (11.11%) Sketch
8 4 (11.11%) Figma

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 5 (13.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.78%) Anypoint
3 1 (2.78%) Documentum
3 1 (2.78%) Drupal
3 1 (2.78%) FileNet
3 1 (2.78%) OnBase
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 6 (16.67%) Acrobat
3 5 (13.89%) Adobe XD
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (11.11%) Figma
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (11.11%) Sketch
5 3 (8.33%) InDesign
5 3 (8.33%) InVision
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (5.56%) Zeplin
7 1 (2.78%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (2.78%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Workfront
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.78%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.56%) Slack
3 1 (2.78%) Dropbox
3 1 (2.78%) G Suite
3 1 (2.78%) GCP
3 1 (2.78%) Google Docs
3 1 (2.78%) Google Drive
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Power BI
3 1 (2.78%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Balsamiq
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Marketing
3 3 (8.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Designer
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Developer
4 5 (13.89%) UI Designer
4 5 (13.89%) UX Designer
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) UI/UX Designer
6 3 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Content Designer
7 2 (5.56%) Digital Designer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
1 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.11%) WPF
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) CSS3
5 1 (2.78%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) User Experience
2 5 (13.89%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Animation
3 1 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.78%) Blog
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Photography
3 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) Video Editing
3 1 (2.78%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
1 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Prototyping
1 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
2 6 (16.67%) Wireframes
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) Analytics
3 5 (13.89%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Content Management
4 3 (8.33%) Content Strategy
4 3 (8.33%) Copywriting
4 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (8.33%) Scrum
4 3 (8.33%) SEO
5 2 (5.56%) Design Thinking
5 2 (5.56%) Information Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Insurtech
5 2 (5.56%) Project Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Sprint Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) C#
1 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) MCTS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.78%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Google
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Hyland
4 1 (2.78%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.78%) OpenText
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) Talend