Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 153 168
Rank change year-on-year +16 +15 +10
Contract jobs citing Adobe 101 105 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.58% 1.50% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 4.09% 3.98% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 45
City of London median daily rate £495 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -16.67% +27.66%
10th Percentile £246 £123 £200
90th Percentile £656 £588 £598
Central London median daily rate £495 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +16.47% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £170.00 £55.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.09% +92.98% -18.57%
10th Percentile £155.00 £47.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £185.00 £62.50 £30.75
Central London median hourly rate £95.75 £55.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +74.09% +92.98% -18.57%

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 2,471 2,640 2,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.75% 37.71% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,876 1,937 1,904
City of London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £270
90th Percentile £650 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 72 44
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.13 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +12.50% -10.53%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.31 £12.51
90th Percentile £54.28 £25.50 £33.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.21% +13.24% -5.42%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Adobe as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in the City of London

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in the City of London

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in the City of London

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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
Moorgate - 5 £425 -
Adobe
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 42 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.70%) Analytics
3 28 (27.72%) Marketing
4 26 (25.74%) User Experience
5 25 (24.75%) JavaScript
6 21 (20.79%) HTML
6 21 (20.79%) CSS
7 20 (19.80%) Sketch
8 19 (18.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 18 (17.82%) Adobe Analytics
9 18 (17.82%) Finance
10 17 (16.83%) Prototyping
11 16 (15.84%) Wireframes
12 15 (14.85%) Windows
12 15 (14.85%) CRM
12 15 (14.85%) Retail
13 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
13 14 (13.86%) Photoshop
13 14 (13.86%) Java
14 13 (12.87%) Degree
14 13 (12.87%) InVision
15 12 (11.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 12 (11.88%) Project Management
15 12 (11.88%) CMS
15 12 (11.88%) Scrum
16 11 (10.89%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 10 (9.90%) Content Management
18 9 (8.91%) Google
18 9 (8.91%) Salesforce.com
18 9 (8.91%) Linux

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 19 (18.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 12 (11.88%) CMS
3 4 (3.96%) Confluence
3 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.97%) Apache
5 2 (1.98%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) Sketch
2 14 (13.86%) Photoshop
3 13 (12.87%) InVision
4 8 (7.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (5.94%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (3.96%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (3.96%) Zeplin
8 3 (2.97%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (1.98%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (1.98%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (1.98%) Adobe XD
9 2 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.99%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.99%) Flinto
10 1 (0.99%) InDesign
10 1 (0.99%) Marvel
10 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.99%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.99%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.99%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.82%) Adobe Analytics
2 12 (11.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 7 (6.93%) Google Analytics
4 5 (4.95%) AWS
5 4 (3.96%) Office 365
6 2 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.98%) Azure
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.99%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.99%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.99%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.99%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Firewall
2 2 (1.98%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) SMS
3 1 (0.99%) LAN
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) Jackrabbit
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.99%) Power BI
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) JIRA
2 5 (4.95%) Axure RP
3 3 (2.97%) ProC
4 2 (1.98%) Balsamiq
4 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.98%) JBehave
4 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.98%) Maven
5 1 (0.99%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.99%) JUnit
5 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.99%) Mockito
5 1 (0.99%) SonarQube
General
1 28 (27.72%) Marketing
2 18 (17.82%) Finance
3 15 (14.85%) Retail
4 7 (6.93%) Banking
5 4 (3.96%) Advertising
5 4 (3.96%) Dutch Language
5 4 (3.96%) French Language
5 4 (3.96%) German Language
5 4 (3.96%) Italian Language
5 4 (3.96%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.98%) Games
6 2 (1.98%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Automotive
7 1 (0.99%) Local Government
7 1 (0.99%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (29.70%) Designer
2 18 (17.82%) UX Designer
3 13 (12.87%) Developer
4 8 (7.92%) Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) UI Designer
6 6 (5.94%) Administrator
6 6 (5.94%) Implementation Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) UI/UX Designer
8 4 (3.96%) Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Email Marketing Specialist
8 4 (3.96%) Email Specialist
8 4 (3.96%) Implementation Manager
8 4 (3.96%) IT Administrator
8 4 (3.96%) Marketing Specialist
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Designer
8 4 (3.96%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.97%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.79%) CSS
1 21 (20.79%) HTML
2 8 (7.92%) Node.js
3 7 (6.93%) HTML5
3 7 (6.93%) OSGi
4 6 (5.94%) jQuery
5 4 (3.96%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.96%) CSS3
5 4 (3.96%) JSR 170
6 3 (2.97%) Dojo
6 3 (2.97%) Web Services
6 3 (2.97%) XHTML
7 2 (1.98%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (1.98%) XML
8 1 (0.99%) ATL
8 1 (0.99%) LESS
8 1 (0.99%) NumPy
8 1 (0.99%) Sass
8 1 (0.99%) SciPy
8 1 (0.99%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.74%) User Experience
2 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Animation
4 3 (2.97%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.97%) IVR
4 3 (2.97%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.98%) W3C
6 1 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.99%) Blog
6 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.99%) Online Games
6 1 (0.99%) Photography
6 1 (0.99%) PMI
6 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.99%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.85%) Windows
2 9 (8.91%) Linux
2 9 (8.91%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.94%) Debian
3 6 (5.94%) openSUSE
3 6 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.94%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.95%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.96%) Mac OS
5 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.98%) AIX
6 2 (1.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.70%) Analytics
3 17 (16.83%) Prototyping
4 16 (15.84%) Wireframes
5 15 (14.85%) CRM
6 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
7 12 (11.88%) Project Management
7 12 (11.88%) Scrum
8 11 (10.89%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 10 (9.90%) Content Management
10 9 (8.91%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (7.92%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 8 (7.92%) ITIL
11 8 (7.92%) Workshop Facilitation
12 7 (6.93%) DevOps
12 7 (6.93%) OWASP
12 7 (6.93%) SABSA
12 7 (6.93%) Usability Testing
12 7 (6.93%) User Stories
12 7 (6.93%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) JavaScript
2 14 (13.86%) Java
3 9 (8.91%) Python
4 6 (5.94%) Ruby
5 4 (3.96%) SQL
6 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.98%) Java 8
8 1 (0.99%) C
8 1 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.97%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) COBIT
1 7 (6.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (6.93%) NIST
2 6 (5.94%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.99%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) Nessus
2 5 (4.95%) HP Fortify
3 3 (2.97%) Perfmon
4 2 (1.98%) Kibana
5 1 (0.99%) SCCM
5 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Google
1 9 (8.91%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) Qualys
3 5 (4.95%) Splunk
4 4 (3.96%) Tealium
5 3 (2.97%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (1.98%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.98%) F5
6 2 (1.98%) IBM
7 1 (0.99%) Apple
7 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.99%) HP
7 1 (0.99%) hybris
7 1 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.99%) Omniture
7 1 (0.99%) Pardot
7 1 (0.99%) Pega
7 1 (0.99%) Perforce
7 1 (0.99%) Tableau