Period
to 24 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 January 2022 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 258 242 239
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing Adobe 763 356 761
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.10% 1.05% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.86% 2.51% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 215 510
10th Percentile £225 £205 £150
25th Percentile £352 £300 £221
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £400 £384
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% +4.23% -8.08%
75th Percentile £575 £500 £488
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +18.75% +5.26% -6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 13
10th Percentile - £14.01 £14.00
25th Percentile £24.50 £17.19 £19.00
Median hourly rate £26.50 £23.75 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.58% -32.14% +86.67%
75th Percentile £42.50 £41.19 £50.00
90th Percentile £54.11 £53.25 -
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £31.25 £24.65
% change year-on-year -15.20% +26.77% +42.90%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 26,679 14,209 28,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.55% 41.73% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,065 9,232 18,146
10th Percentile £256 £250 £225
25th Percentile £404 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.35% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £625 £572 £556
90th Percentile £713 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £510 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +10.87% +2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 836 504 1,117
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.22 £11.50
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate £19.52 £23.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -15.13% +22.99% +6.89%
75th Percentile £40.75 £45.91 £33.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £59.63 £50.10
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -16.67% +28.34% +7.32%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in England

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Adobe in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe in England

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for Adobe in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Adobe in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Adobe in England

Adobe
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -3 530 £500 +11.11% 107
South East -52 75 £363 -5.91% 28
North of England -31 49 £400 +40.35% 45
Midlands -38 36 £450 +63.64% 24
Yorkshire -18 30 £400 +35.59% 15
West Midlands -33 28 £450 +63.64% 13
South West -37 27 £400 -17.95% 14
North West -41 15 £325 +18.18% 21
East of England -42 13 £500 +2.04% 12
East Midlands -29 8 £525 +61.54% 11
North East +1 4 £456 - 9
Adobe
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 274 (35.91%) User Experience
2 228 (29.88%) Analytics
3 223 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
4 213 (27.92%) UX Design
5 193 (25.29%) Social Skills
6 163 (21.36%) Sketch
7 160 (20.97%) Wireframes
8 156 (20.45%) HTML
9 153 (20.05%) JavaScript
9 153 (20.05%) CSS
10 152 (19.92%) Marketing
11 128 (16.78%) Finance
12 127 (16.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 117 (15.33%) Prototyping
14 116 (15.20%) Photoshop
14 116 (15.20%) Google
15 115 (15.07%) Figma
16 112 (14.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 110 (14.42%) Adobe Analytics
18 106 (13.89%) Adobe XD
19 103 (13.50%) Accessibility
20 98 (12.84%) Retail
21 97 (12.71%) Microsoft
22 95 (12.45%) InVision
23 89 (11.66%) Google Analytics
24 87 (11.40%) CMS
25 86 (11.27%) Adobe Illustrator
26 85 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
27 79 (10.35%) User Research
28 73 (9.57%) Visualisation

Adobe
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
1 112 (14.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 87 (11.40%) CMS
3 25 (3.28%) Confluence
4 15 (1.97%) Moodle
4 15 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.83%) SAS
5 14 (1.83%) WordPress
6 13 (1.70%) Apache
7 6 (0.79%) Alfresco
8 5 (0.66%) Documentum
8 5 (0.66%) Headless CMS
9 4 (0.52%) FileNet
9 4 (0.52%) Joomla!
10 3 (0.39%) Drupal
10 3 (0.39%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.26%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.26%) OnBase
11 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 163 (21.36%) Sketch
2 127 (16.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 116 (15.20%) Photoshop
4 106 (13.89%) Adobe XD
5 95 (12.45%) InVision
6 86 (11.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 68 (8.91%) Microsoft Office
8 55 (7.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 53 (6.95%) InDesign
10 52 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
11 33 (4.33%) Zeplin
12 28 (3.67%) Adobe After Effects
12 28 (3.67%) Adobe Premiere
13 20 (2.62%) Adobe Captivate
14 18 (2.36%) Camtasia
15 14 (1.83%) Snagit
16 10 (1.31%) Marvel
17 8 (1.05%) Acrobat
18 7 (0.92%) Chatbot
18 7 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (2.62%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (1.18%) Workfront
3 6 (0.79%) Magento
4 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.39%) SessionCam
5 2 (0.26%) Documaker
5 2 (0.26%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.26%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.26%) Exstream
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.26%) Shopify
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 115 (15.07%) Figma
2 110 (14.42%) Adobe Analytics
3 89 (11.66%) Google Analytics
4 68 (8.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 52 (6.82%) Power Platform
6 46 (6.03%) Azure
7 34 (4.46%) Microsoft 365
8 25 (3.28%) GitHub
9 22 (2.88%) Google Tag Manager
10 21 (2.75%) SaaS
11 19 (2.49%) Miro
12 18 (2.36%) AWS
13 13 (1.70%) GCP
14 7 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.92%) GitHub Actions
14 7 (0.92%) Google Data Studio
15 5 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
16 4 (0.52%) Google Workspace
16 4 (0.52%) npm
17 3 (0.39%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.36%) Internet
2 15 (1.97%) DHCP
2 15 (1.97%) DNS
3 12 (1.57%) LAN
4 11 (1.44%) VPN
5 9 (1.18%) WAN
6 7 (0.92%) Junos
6 7 (0.92%) SAN
7 6 (0.79%) SMS
8 5 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.52%) Broadband
9 4 (0.52%) Intranet
10 3 (0.39%) Extranet
10 3 (0.39%) HTTP
11 2 (0.26%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.26%) Firewall
11 2 (0.26%) FTP
11 2 (0.26%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.13%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.95%) Tableau
2 50 (6.55%) Power BI
3 18 (2.36%) Metadata
4 16 (2.10%) Hadoop
5 12 (1.57%) Big Data
5 12 (1.57%) SQL Server
6 10 (1.31%) Data Lake
6 10 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.18%) BigQuery
8 7 (0.92%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.79%) Mixpanel
9 6 (0.79%) Neo4j
10 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.39%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.26%) QlikView
12 2 (0.26%) Redis
12 2 (0.26%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 72 (9.44%) Axure RP
2 37 (4.85%) JIRA
3 30 (3.93%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.23%) JUnit
5 14 (1.83%) Mockito
6 11 (1.44%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.31%) webpack
8 9 (1.18%) Balsamiq
9 8 (1.05%) Grunt
10 5 (0.66%) Gerrit
11 4 (0.52%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.52%) Maven
12 3 (0.39%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.39%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.39%) ESLint
12 3 (0.39%) Gradle
12 3 (0.39%) Selenium
12 3 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.39%) Storybook
12 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 193 (25.29%) Social Skills
2 152 (19.92%) Marketing
3 128 (16.78%) Finance
4 98 (12.84%) Retail
5 73 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (7.08%) Presentation Skills
7 39 (5.11%) Publishing
8 26 (3.41%) Banking
9 24 (3.15%) Organisational Skills
10 22 (2.88%) Public Sector
11 14 (1.83%) Advertising
12 13 (1.70%) Front Office
13 12 (1.57%) Documentation Skills
14 11 (1.44%) Billing
14 11 (1.44%) Telecoms
15 10 (1.31%) German Language
15 10 (1.31%) Legal
15 10 (1.31%) Manufacturing
15 10 (1.31%) Multimedia
15 10 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 283 (37.09%) Designer
2 140 (18.35%) UX Designer
3 124 (16.25%) Analyst
4 106 (13.89%) Developer
5 81 (10.62%) UI Designer
6 59 (7.73%) Digital Analyst
7 55 (7.21%) UI/UX Designer
8 44 (5.77%) Senior Designer
9 41 (5.37%) Architect
10 33 (4.33%) Senior UX Designer
11 29 (3.80%) Digital Designer
12 25 (3.28%) Support Engineer
13 23 (3.01%) Data Analyst
13 23 (3.01%) Lead Designer
14 20 (2.62%) Business Analyst
14 20 (2.62%) Graphic Designer
15 19 (2.49%) Marketing Manager
16 18 (2.36%) Digital Analytics Analyst
16 18 (2.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 18 (2.36%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (20.45%) HTML
2 153 (20.05%) CSS
3 54 (7.08%) React
4 42 (5.50%) jQuery
5 36 (4.72%) CSS3
6 32 (4.19%) Node.js
7 29 (3.80%) HTML5
7 29 (3.80%) XML
8 24 (3.15%) Web Services
9 19 (2.49%) OSGi
10 17 (2.23%) AngularJS
11 15 (1.97%) Sass
12 14 (1.83%) Preactjs
13 11 (1.44%) RESTful
14 10 (1.31%) Material-UI
15 9 (1.18%) JSON
15 9 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (0.92%) .NET
16 7 (0.92%) LDAP
17 6 (0.79%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 274 (35.91%) User Experience
2 60 (7.86%) Mobile App
3 42 (5.50%) Animation
4 39 (5.11%) Social Media
5 26 (3.41%) Graphic Design
6 21 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (2.36%) Learning Management System
7 18 (2.36%) Video Editing
8 17 (2.23%) e-Learning
9 14 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.83%) SCORM
10 13 (1.70%) Hedge funds
11 12 (1.57%) W3C
12 10 (1.31%) Motion Graphics
12 10 (1.31%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.18%) iPad
13 9 (1.18%) Marketing Technology
14 8 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.05%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 36 (4.72%) Android
2 35 (4.59%) Apple iOS
3 33 (4.33%) Windows
4 18 (2.36%) Windows 10
5 11 (1.44%) Linux
6 10 (1.31%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.05%) Mac OS
7 8 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.05%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (0.92%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.79%) Unix
10 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (29.88%) Analytics
2 223 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (27.92%) UX Design
4 160 (20.97%) Wireframes
5 117 (15.33%) Prototyping
6 85 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
7 79 (10.35%) User Research
8 73 (9.57%) Visualisation
9 72 (9.44%) Interaction Design
10 71 (9.31%) E-Commerce
11 67 (8.78%) Digital Marketing
12 62 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
12 62 (8.13%) Data Visualisation
12 62 (8.13%) Project Management
13 58 (7.60%) Scrum
14 55 (7.21%) Content Management
15 53 (6.95%) Data Analysis
15 53 (6.95%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
16 49 (6.42%) Personalization
16 49 (6.42%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 153 (20.05%) JavaScript
2 57 (7.47%) SQL
3 38 (4.98%) Java
4 34 (4.46%) Python
5 23 (3.01%) TypeScript
6 17 (2.23%) Java 8
7 14 (1.83%) Java 11
8 9 (1.18%) C#
9 8 (1.05%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.92%) ABAP
10 7 (0.92%) C++
11 5 (0.66%) C
11 5 (0.66%) PHP
12 4 (0.52%) ES6
13 3 (0.39%) Groovy
13 3 (0.39%) R
14 2 (0.26%) ES7
14 2 (0.26%) SAPscript
15 1 (0.13%) Bash
15 1 (0.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 68 (8.91%) Degree
2 22 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.52%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.26%) PMP
7 1 (0.13%) CIPD
7 1 (0.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.13%) MCP
7 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (13.50%) Accessibility
2 26 (3.41%) QA
3 17 (2.23%) WCAG
4 13 (1.70%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.39%) SLA
6 2 (0.26%) COBIT
6 2 (0.26%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) GxP
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 28 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.44%) Docker
3 9 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (0.92%) vSphere
5 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.97%) Jamf Pro
1 15 (1.97%) SCCM
2 9 (1.18%) AirWatch
3 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.52%) Aspera SmartTrack
5 3 (0.39%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.26%) Puppet
6 2 (0.26%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.13%) Ansible
7 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.13%) Consul
7 1 (0.13%) Nagios
7 1 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 116 (15.20%) Google
2 97 (12.71%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.33%) Oracle
4 31 (4.06%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (3.28%) SAP
6 24 (3.15%) Citrix
7 15 (1.97%) Marketo
8 14 (1.83%) Avid
9 12 (1.57%) Apple
9 12 (1.57%) VMware
10 11 (1.44%) IBM
10 11 (1.44%) ServiceNow
11 10 (1.31%) Teradata
12 8 (1.05%) BMC
12 8 (1.05%) Dell
12 8 (1.05%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.92%) Ensighten
13 7 (0.92%) Juniper
13 7 (0.92%) Kaspersky
13 7 (0.92%) Veeam