Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 172 166
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6 -13
Contract jobs citing Adobe 111 72 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.58% 1.09% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 4.15% 2.78% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 43 63
City of London median daily rate £392 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £136 £197 £263
90th Percentile £588 £605 £570
Central London median daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £55.00 £28.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.98% -18.57% +250.00%
Central London median hourly rate £55.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +92.98% -18.57% +180.00%

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 2,677 2,590 2,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.01% 39.19% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,974 1,886 2,176
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £266 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 43 35
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £33.79 £33.90
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year +13.24% -5.42% +2.71%

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 17 August 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 43 (38.74%) User Experience
2 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
2 35 (31.53%) CSS
3 34 (30.63%) HTML
4 31 (27.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 27 (24.32%) Finance
5 27 (24.32%) Photoshop
6 24 (21.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 23 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (18.92%) OmniGraffle
9 20 (18.02%) Axure RP
10 19 (17.12%) AngularJS
11 18 (16.22%) HTML5
11 18 (16.22%) Marketing
11 18 (16.22%) Adobe Illustrator
12 17 (15.32%) CSS3
12 17 (15.32%) Analytics
13 16 (14.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (13.51%) MVVM
14 15 (13.51%) Selenium
15 14 (12.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 14 (12.61%) MVC
15 14 (12.61%) Java
15 14 (12.61%) Jasmine
16 13 (11.71%) InVision
16 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Office
16 13 (11.71%) E-Commerce
17 12 (10.81%) Windows
17 12 (10.81%) Adobe Analytics
18 11 (9.91%) iPad

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 24 (21.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (7.21%) CMS
3 4 (3.60%) Confluence
4 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.80%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.80%) SAS
5 2 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.90%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.90%) Documentum
6 1 (0.90%) FileNet
6 1 (0.90%) Moodle
6 1 (0.90%) OnBase
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (27.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 27 (24.32%) Photoshop
3 21 (18.92%) OmniGraffle
4 18 (16.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (11.71%) InVision
5 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (9.91%) InDesign
7 6 (5.41%) Acrobat
8 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (1.80%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (1.80%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.90%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.90%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.90%) Moqups
11 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.90%) Magento
1 1 (0.90%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) Adobe Analytics
2 11 (9.91%) Google Analytics
3 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.70%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.70%) GitHub
6 3 (2.70%) SaaS
7 2 (1.80%) Datadog
7 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.90%) AdWords
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.90%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.90%) G Suite
8 1 (0.90%) Office 365
8 1 (0.90%) Route 53
8 1 (0.90%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) LAN
1 10 (9.01%) WAN
2 2 (1.80%) Intranet
3 1 (0.90%) DNS
3 1 (0.90%) H.323
3 1 (0.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.90%) Skype
3 1 (0.90%) SMS
3 1 (0.90%) SMTP
3 1 (0.90%) SNMP
3 1 (0.90%) SSH
3 1 (0.90%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) MongoDB
1 6 (5.41%) MySQL
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.70%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.90%) Power BI
4 1 (0.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) Axure RP
2 15 (13.51%) Selenium
3 14 (12.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 14 (12.61%) Jasmine
4 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.50%) JIRA
6 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.70%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.80%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.80%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.80%) Maven
9 1 (0.90%) Bower
9 1 (0.90%) gulp
General
1 27 (24.32%) Finance
2 18 (16.22%) Marketing
3 10 (9.01%) Banking
4 8 (7.21%) Retail
5 3 (2.70%) Advertising
6 2 (1.80%) Cantonese Language
6 2 (1.80%) French Language
6 2 (1.80%) Games
6 2 (1.80%) German Language
6 2 (1.80%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.80%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.80%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (1.80%) Publishing
6 2 (1.80%) Russian Language
6 2 (1.80%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.90%) Hindi Language
7 1 (0.90%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.90%) Law
7 1 (0.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (30.63%) Developer
2 25 (22.52%) Designer
3 15 (13.51%) Angular Developer
4 11 (9.91%) HTML CSS Developer
4 11 (9.91%) HTML Developer
4 11 (9.91%) UI Developer
4 11 (9.91%) UX Designer
5 10 (9.01%) Desktop Support
6 9 (8.11%) Mac Engineer
6 9 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Deskside Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Deskside Support
8 7 (6.31%) Deskside Support Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Digital Designer
10 5 (4.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.50%) Implementation Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.50%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (31.53%) CSS
2 34 (30.63%) HTML
3 19 (17.12%) AngularJS
4 18 (16.22%) HTML5
5 17 (15.32%) CSS3
6 16 (14.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (9.91%) Web Services
8 7 (6.31%) RESTful
9 6 (5.41%) .NET
10 4 (3.60%) Ajax
10 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.60%) J2EE
10 4 (3.60%) jQuery
10 4 (3.60%) OOCSS
10 4 (3.60%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 4 (3.60%) Vue.js
10 4 (3.60%) WPF
10 4 (3.60%) XML
11 3 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (2.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 43 (38.74%) User Experience
2 11 (9.91%) iPad
3 10 (9.01%) Smartphone
4 9 (8.11%) iPhone
5 6 (5.41%) Fintech
5 6 (5.41%) Graphic Design
6 5 (4.50%) W3C
7 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.60%) Animation
7 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.60%) Social Media
8 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.80%) IVR
9 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.90%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.90%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.81%) Windows
2 11 (9.91%) Mac OS X
3 9 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.21%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.50%) Linux
6 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.32%) Analytics
3 15 (13.51%) MVVM
4 14 (12.61%) MVC
5 13 (11.71%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.91%) Front End Development
6 11 (9.91%) Prototyping
7 10 (9.01%) Change Management
7 10 (9.01%) ITIL
7 10 (9.01%) ITSM
8 9 (8.11%) Content Management
8 9 (8.11%) SEO
8 9 (8.11%) Typography
8 9 (8.11%) Wireframes
9 8 (7.21%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 8 (7.21%) Web Analytics
10 7 (6.31%) DevOps
10 7 (6.31%) UX Design
10 7 (6.31%) Web Design
11 6 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
2 14 (12.61%) Java
3 11 (9.91%) TypeScript
4 8 (7.21%) C#
4 8 (7.21%) Python
5 7 (6.31%) SQL
6 5 (4.50%) Perl
6 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.60%) ES6
7 4 (3.60%) Ruby
7 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.80%) PHP
8 2 (1.80%) R
9 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.90%) C
9 1 (0.90%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (0.90%) RHCE
2 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) WCAG
2 2 (1.80%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.90%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) Active Directory
1 10 (9.01%) BitLocker
2 4 (3.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) SCCM
2 6 (5.41%) Puppet
3 5 (4.50%) Terraform
4 4 (3.60%) Kibana
4 4 (3.60%) Nagios
4 4 (3.60%) Pingdom
4 4 (3.60%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.70%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.70%) logstash
5 3 (2.70%) Uchiwa
6 2 (1.80%) Ansible
7 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.90%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) Apple
1 11 (9.91%) Google
2 8 (7.21%) HP
3 5 (4.50%) hybris
4 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.60%) New Relic
5 3 (2.70%) PagerDuty
6 2 (1.80%) IBM
6 2 (1.80%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.90%) Cadence
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco
7 1 (0.90%) Crimson Hexagon
7 1 (0.90%) Hyland
7 1 (0.90%) OpenText
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle
7 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.90%) Splunk
7 1 (0.90%) Tableau
7 1 (0.90%) Tandberg
7 1 (0.90%) Twitter