Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 100 143
Rank change year-on-year -16 +43 +22
Contract jobs citing Adobe 55 15 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.52% 0.87% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 4.39% 2.33% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 77
10th Percentile £333 £365 £153
25th Percentile £400 £413 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £488 £495
Median % change year-on-year -2.56% -1.52% +27.74%
75th Percentile £553 £506 £588
90th Percentile £592 " £653
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £495
% change year-on-year -2.56% -1.52% +23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £46.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +116.28% -60.91%

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 1,253 645 2,393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.74% 37.20% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 445 1,852
10th Percentile £344 £313 £288
25th Percentile £425 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% - +0.96%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 54
10th Percentile £8.00 £14.10 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.38 £16.00 £12.57
Median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year -28.75% -1.23% +7.43%
75th Percentile £23.75 £22.25 £22.89
90th Percentile £28.00 £32.60 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £14.36 £19.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year -24.43% -9.16% +10.08%

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 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 2021, 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 28 (50.91%) User Experience
2 21 (38.18%) Wireframes
3 18 (32.73%) Prototyping
3 18 (32.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 16 (29.09%) Typography
5 15 (27.27%) Sketch
6 13 (23.64%) InVision
7 12 (21.82%) Zeplin
7 12 (21.82%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (20.00%) Photoshop
9 10 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (16.36%) Retail
11 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
11 8 (14.55%) Figma
11 8 (14.55%) Insurtech
12 7 (12.73%) Storytelling
12 7 (12.73%) Iconography
12 7 (12.73%) Marketing
13 6 (10.91%) Analytics
13 6 (10.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (10.91%) InDesign
13 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
13 6 (10.91%) Social Skills
14 5 (9.09%) Accessibility
14 5 (9.09%) Front End Development
14 5 (9.09%) Finance
14 5 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
14 5 (9.09%) Axure RP
14 5 (9.09%) Visualisation

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 10 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (7.27%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Sketch
2 13 (23.64%) InVision
3 12 (21.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (21.82%) Zeplin
4 11 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 8 (14.55%) Figma
6 6 (10.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (10.91%) InDesign
7 4 (7.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (5.45%) Adobe XD
8 3 (5.45%) Marvel
9 2 (3.64%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (3.64%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (3.64%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.82%) AWS
4 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.82%) AWS Step Functions
4 1 (1.82%) Azure
4 1 (1.82%) GitHub
4 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Axure RP
1 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Cypress.io
3 1 (1.82%) Browser DevTools
3 1 (1.82%) Mocha
3 1 (1.82%) webpack
General
1 9 (16.36%) Retail
2 7 (12.73%) Marketing
3 6 (10.91%) Social Skills
4 5 (9.09%) Finance
5 2 (3.64%) Polish Language
5 2 (3.64%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Designer
2 14 (25.45%) UX Designer
3 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce Designer
3 7 (12.73%) Senior Designer
3 7 (12.73%) UI Designer
4 6 (10.91%) Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Digital Designer
4 6 (10.91%) Digital UX Designer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior UX Designer
5 5 (9.09%) Lead Designer
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Artworker
6 4 (7.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Digital Designer
7 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Product Owner
7 3 (5.45%) React Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) React
2 3 (5.45%) CSS
2 3 (5.45%) Enzyme
2 3 (5.45%) Jest
2 3 (5.45%) Redux
3 2 (3.64%) CSS3
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) Node.js
3 2 (3.64%) RESTful
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.82%) Chai
4 1 (1.82%) Express
4 1 (1.82%) Handlebars
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) JSON
4 1 (1.82%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (1.82%) Mustache
4 1 (1.82%) Sass
4 1 (1.82%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.91%) User Experience
2 4 (7.27%) Animation
2 4 (7.27%) Graphic Design
3 3 (5.45%) W3C
4 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Wireframes
2 18 (32.73%) Prototyping
3 16 (29.09%) Typography
4 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
5 8 (14.55%) Insurtech
6 7 (12.73%) Iconography
6 7 (12.73%) Storytelling
7 6 (10.91%) Analytics
8 5 (9.09%) Front End Development
8 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
9 4 (7.27%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (7.27%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (7.27%) Infographics
9 4 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (7.27%) Product Backlog
9 4 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.45%) Investment Management
10 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
3 2 (3.64%) ES6
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Apple
1 2 (3.64%) Ivanti
2 1 (1.82%) Tealium