Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Adobe XD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Adobe XD over the 6 months to 21 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.

Adobe XD
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 643 444 768
Rank change year-on-year -199 +324 +99
Contract jobs citing Adobe XD 82 29 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.053%
As % of the Applications category 1.67% 1.40% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 22 26
10th Percentile £315 £307 £279
25th Percentile £381 £350 £333
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £438 £394
Median % change year-on-year -2.86% +11.11% +0.32%
75th Percentile £500 £494 £464
90th Percentile £544 £500 £488
UK median daily rate £425 £438 £388
% change year-on-year -2.86% +12.90% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 - -

Adobe XD is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4,902 2,069 6,724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.67% 8.06% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,033 1,289 4,045
10th Percentile £155 £135 £145
25th Percentile £275 £230 £231
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £538 £500 £481
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 179 576
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.55 £11.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.26 £13.25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -5.41% +8.82% +3.03%
75th Percentile £26.50 £31.63 £27.75
90th Percentile £44.50 £48.75 £49.38
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +6.06%

Adobe XD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Adobe XD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe XD in England

Adobe XD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Adobe XD in England.

Daily rate trend for Adobe XD in England

Adobe XD
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe XD in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe XD in England

Adobe XD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Adobe XD in England.

Hourly rate trend for Adobe XD in England

Adobe XD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe XD within the England region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
London -152 56 £450 - 10
South East -88 8 £425 +30.27% 7
Midlands -71 6 £388 +25.00% 5
West Midlands -63 5 £388 +25.00% 4
North of England -80 4 £431 - 17
North East -17 2 £413 - 7
South West - 2 £600 - 2
North West - 1 £450 - 9
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Adobe XD
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe XD 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 England region with a requirement for Adobe XD.

1 69 (84.15%) Adobe
2 61 (74.39%) User Experience
3 51 (62.20%) Sketch
4 38 (46.34%) Wireframes
5 37 (45.12%) User Research
6 33 (40.24%) InVision
7 31 (37.80%) Axure RP
7 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (36.59%) Accessibility
9 29 (35.37%) Photoshop
10 28 (34.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 27 (32.93%) Zeplin
12 26 (31.71%) Usability Testing
13 23 (28.05%) HTML
14 22 (26.83%) Data Analysis
14 22 (26.83%) Workshop Facilitation
14 22 (26.83%) Prototyping
15 20 (24.39%) CSS
15 20 (24.39%) User Stories
15 20 (24.39%) Figma
16 16 (19.51%) Service Design
17 15 (18.29%) Front End Development
18 14 (17.07%) WCAG
18 14 (17.07%) Android
18 14 (17.07%) Apple iOS
19 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
19 13 (15.85%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
19 13 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
20 12 (14.63%) Customer Journey Map
21 11 (13.41%) Customer-Centricity

Adobe XD
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (4.88%) CMS
2 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (62.20%) Sketch
2 33 (40.24%) InVision
3 29 (35.37%) Photoshop
4 28 (34.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 27 (32.93%) Zeplin
6 20 (24.39%) Figma
7 7 (8.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (6.10%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (3.66%) InDesign
9 3 (3.66%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (2.44%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (1.22%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (1.22%) Chatbot
11 1 (1.22%) Marvel
11 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (1.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Azure
2 4 (4.88%) npm
3 3 (3.66%) GitHub
4 2 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (2.44%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.44%) SaaS
5 1 (1.22%) AWS
5 1 (1.22%) Azure Logic Apps
5 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.22%) GCP
5 1 (1.22%) Google Docs
5 1 (1.22%) Miro
5 1 (1.22%) Power Automate
5 1 (1.22%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.22%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) Power BI
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (37.80%) Axure RP
2 4 (4.88%) JIRA
3 3 (3.66%) gulp
3 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.44%) Balsamiq
5 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.22%) webpack
General
1 11 (13.41%) Social Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.32%) Presentation Skills
4 5 (6.10%) Finance
4 5 (6.10%) Marketing
5 4 (4.88%) Law
6 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.66%) Police
6 3 (3.66%) Retail
7 2 (2.44%) Games
7 2 (2.44%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.22%) Advertising
8 1 (1.22%) Automotive
8 1 (1.22%) Banking
8 1 (1.22%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 64 (78.05%) Designer
2 42 (51.22%) UX Designer
3 21 (25.61%) UI Designer
4 15 (18.29%) Developer
4 15 (18.29%) UI/UX Designer
5 7 (8.54%) Lead Designer
5 7 (8.54%) Senior Designer
6 6 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.10%) Senior UI Designer
8 3 (3.66%) Digital Designer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior UX Designer
9 2 (2.44%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (2.44%) HTML Developer
9 2 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Junior
9 2 (2.44%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.44%) UX Developer
10 1 (1.22%) Graphic Designer
10 1 (1.22%) Interface Designer
10 1 (1.22%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.05%) HTML
2 20 (24.39%) CSS
3 9 (10.98%) Sass
4 8 (9.76%) jQuery
5 7 (8.54%) HTML5
5 7 (8.54%) Material Design
5 7 (8.54%) Semantic HTML
6 6 (7.32%) Ajax
6 6 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (6.10%) .NET
7 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (6.10%) CSS3
7 5 (6.10%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.44%) Node.js
9 2 (2.44%) React
10 1 (1.22%) JSON
10 1 (1.22%) REST
10 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (74.39%) User Experience
2 10 (12.20%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.10%) Photography
3 5 (6.10%) W3C
4 3 (3.66%) Graphic Design
4 3 (3.66%) SCORM
5 2 (2.44%) Animation
5 2 (2.44%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (1.22%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.22%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.22%) Legacy Code
6 1 (1.22%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.22%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Android
1 14 (17.07%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.34%) Wireframes
2 37 (45.12%) User Research
3 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (31.71%) Usability Testing
5 22 (26.83%) Data Analysis
5 22 (26.83%) Prototyping
5 22 (26.83%) Workshop Facilitation
6 20 (24.39%) User Stories
7 16 (19.51%) Service Design
8 15 (18.29%) Front End Development
9 13 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (15.85%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 12 (14.63%) Customer Journey Map
11 11 (13.41%) Customer-Centricity
11 11 (13.41%) Design Thinking
12 10 (12.20%) Acceptance Criteria
12 10 (12.20%) Backlog Management
12 10 (12.20%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 9 (10.98%) Information Architecture
14 8 (9.76%) Product Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (36.59%) Accessibility
2 14 (17.07%) WCAG
3 1 (1.22%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 69 (84.15%) Adobe
2 8 (9.76%) Google
3 2 (2.44%) Capita
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.22%) hybris
4 1 (1.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) Sitecore