Period
to 23 April 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 23 April 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 111 108
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +12
Contract jobs citing Adobe 13 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.68% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 2.12% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £356 £395 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.81% -21.00% +48.15%
10th Percentile £225 £141 £450
90th Percentile £534 £620 £550
Scotland median daily rate £308 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -18.00% +17.19% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £18.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year - +13.49% -

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 Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 850 895 706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.14% 31.90% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 520 376
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -4.91%
10th Percentile £231 £207 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £528
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £16.86 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% -32.56% -35.90%
10th Percentile £15.04 £10.88 £14.25
90th Percentile £31.88 £42.50 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £16.76 £19.25
% change year-on-year +4.42% -12.94% -48.67%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Adobe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in Edinburgh

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Edinburgh

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in Edinburgh

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 10 (76.92%) User Experience
2 7 (53.85%) Axure RP
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
3 4 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (30.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (30.77%) Wireframes
3 4 (30.77%) Design Thinking
4 3 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (23.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (23.08%) InDesign
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Usability Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (15.38%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (15.38%) InVision
5 2 (15.38%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (15.38%) Lean Thinking
5 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.69%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 1 (7.69%) Workshop Facilitation
6 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Measurement
6 1 (7.69%) Co-Design
6 1 (7.69%) Field Research

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (23.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (23.08%) InDesign
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (15.38%) InVision
3 2 (15.38%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Axure RP
2 3 (23.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Designer
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience Researcher
2 3 (23.08%) UX Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Interaction Designer
4 1 (7.69%) UI Designer
4 1 (7.69%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (7.69%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Animation
2 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Design Thinking
1 4 (30.77%) Wireframes
2 2 (15.38%) Lean Thinking
2 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (15.38%) Strategic Thinking
2 2 (15.38%) Usability Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Co-Design
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Insight
3 1 (7.69%) Field Research
3 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
3 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Measurement
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (7.69%) Service Design
3 1 (7.69%) Typography
3 1 (7.69%) UX Design
3 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland