Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 123 113 114
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +36
Contract jobs citing Adobe 63 19 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.57% 0.90% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 4.68% 2.66% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 69
10th Percentile £368 £195 £126
25th Percentile £375 £406 £193
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £619 £569 £575
90th Percentile £628 £575 £613
Central London median daily rate £525 £450 £421
% change year-on-year +16.67% +6.82% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
10th Percentile £43.05 - -
25th Percentile £44.25 - £19.00
Median hourly rate £47.00 - £20.00
75th Percentile £49.25 - £21.00
90th Percentile £50.15 - -
Central London median hourly rate £47.00 - £20.75
% change year-on-year - - -7.78%

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 1,346 715 1,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.52% 33.90% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,045 511 1,439
10th Percentile £350 £263 £240
25th Percentile £463 £409 £382
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £588
90th Percentile £725 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 32
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £12.07
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.54 £16.39
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +6.95%
75th Percentile £40.75 £23.00 £23.56
90th Percentile £50.75 £23.85 £26.88
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +6.95%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022, 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 29 (46.03%) Insurtech
2 28 (44.44%) User Experience
3 27 (42.86%) Wireframes
3 27 (42.86%) UX Design
4 25 (39.68%) Typography
5 22 (34.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 21 (33.33%) Photoshop
7 20 (31.75%) Animation
8 19 (30.16%) Data Visualisation
8 19 (30.16%) Visualisation
9 18 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 18 (28.57%) Prototyping
9 18 (28.57%) Infographics
10 17 (26.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 17 (26.98%) InDesign
11 14 (22.22%) Sketch
12 12 (19.05%) InVision
13 11 (17.46%) Figma
13 11 (17.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (15.87%) Accessibility
15 9 (14.29%) Adobe XD
16 7 (11.11%) Axure RP
16 7 (11.11%) Interaction Design
17 6 (9.52%) Journey Map
17 6 (9.52%) User Research
17 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
18 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
18 5 (7.94%) Finance
18 5 (7.94%) Banking

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 4 (6.35%) CMS
2 3 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 22 (34.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 21 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 18 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (26.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 17 (26.98%) InDesign
5 14 (22.22%) Sketch
6 12 (19.05%) InVision
7 9 (14.29%) Adobe XD
8 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (7.94%) Zeplin
10 2 (3.17%) Marvel
11 1 (1.59%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (1.59%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (1.59%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (1.59%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 11 (17.46%) Figma
2 4 (6.35%) Azure
3 2 (3.17%) Miro
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.59%) GitHub
4 1 (1.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (3.17%) VPN
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Balsamiq
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) Mocha
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.59%) webpack
General
1 5 (7.94%) Banking
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
2 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Social Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Law
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (82.54%) Designer
2 13 (20.63%) Artworker
2 13 (20.63%) Lead Designer
3 10 (15.87%) UX Designer
4 9 (14.29%) Senior Designer
5 5 (7.94%) Senior UX Designer
6 4 (6.35%) Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce Designer
6 4 (6.35%) Graphic Designer
6 4 (6.35%) Visual Designer
7 3 (4.76%) Digital Designer
7 3 (4.76%) Digital UX Designer
7 3 (4.76%) Mobile Designer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Applications Designer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Digital Designer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Mobile Designer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Visual Designer
8 2 (3.17%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) UI Designer
8 2 (3.17%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) CSS
1 4 (6.35%) HTML
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.59%) Chai
2 1 (1.59%) CSS3
2 1 (1.59%) Express
2 1 (1.59%) Handlebars
2 1 (1.59%) Mustache
2 1 (1.59%) Node.js
2 1 (1.59%) RESTful
2 1 (1.59%) Sass
2 1 (1.59%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 28 (44.44%) User Experience
2 20 (31.75%) Animation
3 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.76%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.17%) Social Media
6 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.59%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Android
1 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Insurtech
2 27 (42.86%) UX Design
2 27 (42.86%) Wireframes
3 25 (39.68%) Typography
4 19 (30.16%) Data Visualisation
4 19 (30.16%) Visualisation
5 18 (28.57%) Infographics
5 18 (28.57%) Prototyping
6 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.11%) Interaction Design
8 6 (9.52%) Journey Map
8 6 (9.52%) User Research
9 5 (7.94%) Design Thinking
9 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.94%) Storyboarding
10 4 (6.35%) B2B
10 4 (6.35%) Service Design
10 4 (6.35%) Storytelling
10 4 (6.35%) UX Research
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) ES6
1 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.59%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) Accessibility
2 2 (3.17%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Citrix
2 2 (3.17%) iManage
2 2 (3.17%) Intapp
2 2 (3.17%) Sun
3 1 (1.59%) AppDynamics