Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 October 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 140 128
Rank change year-on-year -25 -12 -23
Contract jobs citing Adobe 45 73 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.88% 1.45% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 3.30% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 44 32
East of England median daily rate £288 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £123 £263 £153
90th Percentile £523 £466 £419
England median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
East of England median hourly rate £46.19 £40.00 £42.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.47% -6.54% +256.67%
10th Percentile £34.13 £39.85 £15.45
90th Percentile £58.29 £45.00 £42.90
England median hourly rate £25.75 £20.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +28.75% -25.93% +74.19%

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 East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,416 2,212 2,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.42% 43.93% 48.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,400 1,202 1,291
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.84% +0.68%
10th Percentile £177 £213 £205
90th Percentile £588 £575 £540
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 137 186
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.43 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.47% -0.42% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.46 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -2.86%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Adobe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in the East of England

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in the East of England

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in the East of England

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in the East of England

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe in the East of England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Essex +3 17 £513 +36.67% 12
Hertfordshire -12 11 £163 -40.91% 8
Bedfordshire +8 9 £288 -8.00% 1
Norfolk +7 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -15 4 £395 +5.33% 6
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
2 18 (40.00%) HTML
2 18 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (37.78%) CSS
4 16 (35.56%) Marketing
5 14 (31.11%) Java
5 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (28.89%) Spring
6 13 (28.89%) SQL
7 12 (26.67%) XML
8 11 (24.44%) TDD
8 11 (24.44%) Web Services
8 11 (24.44%) JUnit
8 11 (24.44%) REST
8 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
8 11 (24.44%) User Experience
9 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
9 10 (22.22%) Photoshop
10 9 (20.00%) Ant
10 9 (20.00%) Windows
10 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 9 (20.00%) Google
10 9 (20.00%) Ajax
10 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (20.00%) Microservices
10 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (17.78%) Selenium
11 8 (17.78%) Degree
11 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
11 8 (17.78%) Cucumber

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (17.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (15.56%) CMS
2 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
3 6 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (11.11%) Apache
4 5 (11.11%) JBoss
5 2 (4.44%) nginx
5 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 8 (17.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (8.89%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (8.89%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (8.89%) InVision
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (6.67%) 3ds Max
6 3 (6.67%) Maya
7 2 (4.44%) FrameMaker
7 2 (4.44%) Windchill
8 1 (2.22%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (2.22%) InDesign
8 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.22%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (8.89%) Google Analytics
2 4 (8.89%) Office 365
3 2 (4.44%) GitHub
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) VLAN
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) SSL
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) Intranet
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) SMS
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) NoSQL
1 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (6.67%) GIS
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) JasperReports
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) JUnit
2 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 9 (20.00%) Ant
4 8 (17.78%) Cucumber
4 8 (17.78%) Eclipse
4 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
4 8 (17.78%) Maven
4 8 (17.78%) Selenium
5 6 (13.33%) AccuRev
5 6 (13.33%) Gradle
5 6 (13.33%) Subversion
6 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.44%) Gatling
8 2 (4.44%) Grunt
8 2 (4.44%) gulp
8 2 (4.44%) IntelliJ
8 2 (4.44%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (4.44%) Sublime Text
9 1 (2.22%) Hudson
General
1 16 (35.56%) Marketing
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Games
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.22%) Finance
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Designer
3 12 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) UI Designer
5 4 (8.89%) Digital Designer
6 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Games Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Author
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Graphic Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Junior
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Author
7 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) HTML
2 17 (37.78%) CSS
3 13 (28.89%) Spring
4 12 (26.67%) XML
5 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
5 11 (24.44%) REST
5 11 (24.44%) Web Services
6 9 (20.00%) Ajax
7 8 (17.78%) SOAP
7 8 (17.78%) XHTML
8 7 (15.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (13.33%) EclipseLink
9 6 (13.33%) HTML5
9 6 (13.33%) JAX-RS
9 6 (13.33%) JPA
9 6 (13.33%) jQuery
9 6 (13.33%) JSR 170
9 6 (13.33%) OSGi
9 6 (13.33%) Spring Boot
9 6 (13.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) User Experience
2 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.33%) Graphic Design
4 5 (11.11%) Animation
5 4 (8.89%) Clustering
5 4 (8.89%) Replication
5 4 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (6.67%) CMDB
6 3 (6.67%) Social Media
7 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.22%) e-Learning
7 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.22%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Unix
3 6 (13.33%) Solaris
4 3 (6.67%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) TDD
4 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.00%) Microservices
5 8 (17.78%) OO
6 7 (15.56%) Analytics
6 7 (15.56%) Creative Thinking
6 7 (15.56%) Mathematics
7 6 (13.33%) BDD
7 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.33%) MVC
7 6 (13.33%) User Stories
8 5 (11.11%) DevOps
9 4 (8.89%) Campaign Management
9 4 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (8.89%) Information Management
9 4 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (8.89%) SEO
9 4 (8.89%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.11%) Java
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) C#
4 5 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.67%) Java 8
5 3 (6.67%) Lua
6 2 (4.44%) Groovy
6 2 (4.44%) Haskell
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 2 (4.44%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) Scala
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (4.44%) Grafana
2 2 (4.44%) Kibana
2 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Google
2 7 (15.56%) IBM
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Apple
4 3 (6.67%) Altiris
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Symantec
5 2 (4.44%) Omniture
5 2 (4.44%) webMethods
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) Tableau