Period
to 8 August 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 141 148
Rank change year-on-year +37 +7 +30
Contract jobs citing Adobe 29 101 109
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 1.55% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 4.01% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 80 71
Median daily rate £404 £491 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.81% +19.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £148 £213 £123
90th Percentile £537 £651 £588
Central London median daily rate £363 £488 £463
% change year-on-year -25.64% +5.41% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £46.50 £170.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.65% +209.09% +92.98%
10th Percentile £45.25 £155.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £47.75 £185.00 £62.50
Central London median hourly rate £46.50 £95.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year -51.44% +74.09% +92.98%

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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 870 2,520 2,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.05% 38.79% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 1,922 1,959
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.10% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £267
90th Percentile £661 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £493 £500 £495
% change year-on-year -1.50% +1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 61 71
Median hourly rate £27.18 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.40% +9.09% +13.52%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £68.25 £55.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate £32.51 £20.83 £19.50
% change year-on-year +56.08% +6.82% +14.98%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in the City of London

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Adobe in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Adobe in the City of London

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Daily rate histogram for Adobe in the City of London

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Adobe in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Adobe in the City of 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 City of London region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 14 (48.28%) Photoshop
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) User Experience
3 7 (24.14%) Prototyping
3 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
3 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (24.14%) Marketing
3 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
3 7 (24.14%) .NET
3 7 (24.14%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
4 6 (20.69%) Acrobat
4 6 (20.69%) Wireframes
5 5 (17.24%) Social Media
5 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (13.79%) Google
6 4 (13.79%) JIRA
6 4 (13.79%) WPF
6 4 (13.79%) Axure RP
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) Analytics

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (10.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.90%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) Anypoint
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Photoshop
2 6 (20.69%) Acrobat
3 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (13.79%) Adobe XD
3 4 (13.79%) Figma
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (10.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (10.34%) InDesign
4 3 (10.34%) InVision
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (10.34%) Sketch
5 2 (6.90%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (6.90%) Zeplin
6 1 (3.45%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (3.45%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Workfront
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (3.45%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (6.90%) Slack
3 1 (3.45%) AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Dropbox
3 1 (3.45%) G Suite
3 1 (3.45%) GCP
3 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.45%) Google Docs
3 1 (3.45%) Google Drive
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.45%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Power BI
2 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) Axure RP
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) Balsamiq
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Designer
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Developer
3 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (13.79%) UI Designer
3 4 (13.79%) UX Designer
4 3 (10.34%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (10.34%) UI/UX Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Designer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Content Strategist
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Copywriter
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Strategist
6 1 (3.45%) Insight Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Junior IT Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
1 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.79%) WPF
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) User Experience
2 5 (17.24%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) Animation
3 1 (3.45%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (3.45%) Photography
3 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) Video Editing
3 1 (3.45%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Prototyping
1 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
2 6 (20.69%) Wireframes
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Analytics
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Content Strategy
4 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) Content Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Design Thinking
5 2 (6.90%) Insurtech
5 2 (6.90%) Project Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) SEO
5 2 (6.90%) Sprint Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.45%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) MCTS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Google
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Alteryx
2 1 (3.45%) Apple
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
2 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.45%) Tableau
2 1 (3.45%) Talend