Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 199 195
Rank change year-on-year -16 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing Adobe 1168 1351 1364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.23% 1.39% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.88% 3.06% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 858 885
England median daily rate £400 £390 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.30% +10.00%
10th Percentile £213 £206 £195
90th Percentile £538 £575 £554
UK median daily rate £388 £390 £375
% change year-on-year -0.64% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 56
England median hourly rate £20.75 £31.13 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +93.02% -5.15%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £44.38 £44.50 £45.38
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £31.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -28.00% +108.33% -11.76%

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 40566 44097 45318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.79% 45.21% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25456 27228 27218
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £243 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1351 1563 1946
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.34
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in England

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in England

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in England

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in England

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor 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 November 2017. 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 -53 700 £425 - 101
South East +34 182 £338 +12.50% 30
East of England -17 80 £350 - 16
North of England +59 77 £275 -21.43% 38
Midlands -3 68 £338 -3.57% 32
South West +27 58 £350 +16.67% 12
East Midlands +15 45 £335 -16.25% 12
North West +43 43 £225 -40.00% 18
Yorkshire +18 33 £325 -4.41% 17
West Midlands -29 23 £450 +28.57% 20
North East +62 1 £440 +13.55% 3
Adobe
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 475 (40.67%) HTML
2 420 (35.96%) CSS
3 364 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
4 332 (28.42%) User Experience
5 314 (26.88%) JavaScript
6 273 (23.37%) Marketing
7 270 (23.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 259 (22.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 243 (20.80%) Photoshop
10 234 (20.03%) Finance
11 199 (17.04%) HTML5
12 193 (16.52%) Analytics
13 187 (16.01%) Java
14 169 (14.47%) CSS3
15 152 (13.01%) CMS
16 150 (12.84%) Wireframes
17 149 (12.76%) Adobe Illustrator
18 147 (12.59%) jQuery
19 139 (11.90%) Front End Development
20 133 (11.39%) Content Management
21 129 (11.04%) Scrum
21 129 (11.04%) E-Commerce
22 112 (9.59%) Axure RP
23 109 (9.33%) Git (software)
24 108 (9.25%) Retail
25 105 (8.99%) Responsive Web Design
26 100 (8.56%) Adobe Analytics
27 94 (8.05%) Banking
28 93 (7.96%) AngularJS
29 92 (7.88%) JIRA

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
1 270 (23.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 152 (13.01%) CMS
3 50 (4.28%) Confluence
4 44 (3.77%) Apache
5 32 (2.74%) WordPress
6 22 (1.88%) MS Exchange
7 21 (1.80%) Drupal
8 18 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (1.46%) Tomcat
10 15 (1.28%) SharePoint
11 13 (1.11%) Marvel
12 12 (1.03%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.94%) IIS
13 11 (0.94%) JBoss
14 10 (0.86%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.77%) CICS
15 9 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (0.68%) Mule
17 7 (0.60%) NetWeaver
17 7 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 259 (22.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 243 (20.80%) Photoshop
3 149 (12.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 86 (7.36%) InVision
5 63 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
6 61 (5.22%) InDesign
6 61 (5.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 60 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
8 49 (4.20%) OmniGraffle
9 37 (3.17%) MS Visio
10 34 (2.91%) Adobe After Effects
11 28 (2.40%) Acrobat
12 22 (1.88%) Adobe Premiere
13 21 (1.80%) Adobe Captivate
14 14 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
14 14 (1.20%) PaintShop Pro
15 10 (0.86%) 3ds Max
16 9 (0.77%) UXPin
16 9 (0.77%) ZBrush
17 7 (0.60%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 87 (7.45%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (0.68%) SAP PSCD
2 8 (0.68%) WebTrends
3 7 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.60%) Unica
4 6 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.43%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.26%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.17%) Magento
7 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.086%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.086%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.086%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.086%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.086%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 100 (8.56%) Adobe Analytics
2 88 (7.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 54 (4.62%) Google Analytics
4 33 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (2.48%) Office 365
6 12 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (1.03%) Veeva
7 11 (0.94%) GitHub
8 8 (0.68%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.68%) npm
9 6 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.51%) Silverpop
10 5 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.43%) CloudFront
10 5 (0.43%) PaaS
10 5 (0.43%) SaaS
11 4 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.34%) Force.com
11 4 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.97%) Internet
2 15 (1.28%) Firewall
2 15 (1.28%) WAN
3 12 (1.03%) Intranet
3 12 (1.03%) LAN
4 11 (0.94%) DNS
5 10 (0.86%) BIG-IP
5 10 (0.86%) SMS
6 9 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (0.60%) HTTP
7 7 (0.60%) Skype
7 7 (0.60%) VPN
8 6 (0.51%) DHCP
9 5 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (0.43%) SSL
10 4 (0.34%) MPLS
10 4 (0.34%) SAN
10 4 (0.34%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.34%) VoIP
10 4 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.28%) MongoDB
3 13 (1.11%) Big Data
3 13 (1.11%) MySQL
4 11 (0.94%) DB2
4 11 (0.94%) Relational Database
5 9 (0.77%) Hadoop
5 9 (0.77%) NoSQL
5 9 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.43%) Jackrabbit
8 4 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (0.34%) BigQuery
8 4 (0.34%) HBase
9 3 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.26%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 112 (9.59%) Axure RP
2 109 (9.33%) Git (software)
3 92 (7.88%) JIRA
4 43 (3.68%) Jenkins
5 42 (3.60%) Jasmine
6 40 (3.42%) Mockito
7 38 (3.25%) Grunt
8 36 (3.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 31 (2.65%) Maven
10 30 (2.57%) Dreamweaver
11 27 (2.31%) Selenium
12 25 (2.14%) Karma Test Runner
13 23 (1.97%) Bitbucket
13 23 (1.97%) SonarQube
14 22 (1.88%) JUnit
15 19 (1.63%) gulp
15 19 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
16 18 (1.54%) Mercurial
17 16 (1.37%) Eclipse
18 13 (1.11%) webpack
General
1 273 (23.37%) Marketing
2 234 (20.03%) Finance
3 108 (9.25%) Retail
4 94 (8.05%) Banking
5 50 (4.28%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.83%) Publishing
7 25 (2.14%) Retail Banking
8 20 (1.71%) Advertising
9 19 (1.63%) Games
10 17 (1.46%) Electronics
11 13 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.94%) Law
14 7 (0.60%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.51%) Japanese Language
15 6 (0.51%) Legal
16 5 (0.43%) Automotive
17 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
18 3 (0.26%) Korean Language
18 3 (0.26%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 349 (29.88%) Developer
2 318 (27.23%) Designer
3 153 (13.10%) UX Designer
4 116 (9.93%) Analyst
5 110 (9.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 97 (8.30%) UI Designer
7 65 (5.57%) Architect
8 61 (5.22%) JavaScript Developer
9 56 (4.79%) HTML Developer
10 51 (4.37%) Visual Designer
11 47 (4.02%) Consultant
12 44 (3.77%) HTML CSS Developer
13 43 (3.68%) Digital Designer
14 42 (3.60%) Business Analyst
15 40 (3.42%) UI Developer
16 39 (3.34%) UI/UX Designer
17 35 (3.00%) Angular Developer
18 34 (2.91%) Digital Analyst
19 31 (2.65%) Java Developer
20 30 (2.57%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (40.67%) HTML
2 420 (35.96%) CSS
3 199 (17.04%) HTML5
4 169 (14.47%) CSS3
5 147 (12.59%) jQuery
6 93 (7.96%) AngularJS
7 77 (6.59%) React
8 76 (6.51%) Sass
9 70 (5.99%) Node.js
10 57 (4.88%) Web Services
11 55 (4.71%) XML
12 47 (4.02%) OSGi
13 44 (3.77%) Spring
14 32 (2.74%) J2EE
15 31 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 30 (2.57%) JSR 170
16 30 (2.57%) REST
17 27 (2.31%) .NET
18 25 (2.14%) PowerMock
18 25 (2.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 332 (28.42%) User Experience
2 86 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (6.93%) Mobile App
4 62 (5.31%) Social Media
5 46 (3.94%) Graphic Design
6 36 (3.08%) Virtual Team
7 27 (2.31%) Animation
8 20 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.63%) Fintech
9 19 (1.63%) Photography
10 18 (1.54%) e-Learning
11 14 (1.20%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.03%) DataPower
14 11 (0.94%) Video Editing
15 10 (0.86%) Digital Media
15 10 (0.86%) Learning Management System
16 9 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
16 9 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
16 9 (0.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 59 (5.05%) Windows
2 47 (4.02%) Linux
3 25 (2.14%) Apple iOS
4 22 (1.88%) Android
4 22 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 18 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (1.28%) Unix
9 9 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.60%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.34%) CentOS
11 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.17%) AIX
13 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.17%) Solaris
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (16.52%) Analytics
3 150 (12.84%) Wireframes
4 139 (11.90%) Front End Development
5 133 (11.39%) Content Management
6 129 (11.04%) E-Commerce
6 129 (11.04%) Scrum
7 105 (8.99%) Responsive Web Design
8 84 (7.19%) Web Development
9 81 (6.93%) Digital Marketing
10 74 (6.34%) CRM
11 72 (6.16%) Prototyping
12 71 (6.08%) Web Design
13 69 (5.91%) Project Management
13 69 (5.91%) TDD
14 67 (5.74%) DevOps
15 65 (5.57%) Visualisation
16 53 (4.54%) User Stories
17 52 (4.45%) MVC
18 51 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 314 (26.88%) JavaScript
2 187 (16.01%) Java
3 81 (6.93%) SQL
4 39 (3.34%) PHP
5 21 (1.80%) Python
6 11 (0.94%) C#
7 10 (0.86%) Perl
8 9 (0.77%) ES6
8 9 (0.77%) Ruby
9 8 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.51%) ABAP
10 6 (0.51%) ActionScript
10 6 (0.51%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.43%) GraphQL
11 5 (0.43%) VBA
12 4 (0.34%) C
13 3 (0.26%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.26%) R
13 3 (0.26%) Scala
13 3 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (6.76%) Degree
2 24 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.34%) CCNP
5 4 (0.34%) CCSE
5 4 (0.34%) CISA
5 4 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.34%) CISMP
5 4 (0.34%) CISSP
6 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.17%) MBA
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.086%) ISEB
7 1 (0.086%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.086%) MCP
7 1 (0.086%) MCSA
7 1 (0.086%) MCSE
7 1 (0.086%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.086%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.79%) QA
2 18 (1.54%) SLA
3 7 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.34%) GDPR
5 3 (0.26%) PMO
5 3 (0.26%) WCAG
6 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.086%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.086%) HL7
System Software
1 37 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.03%) Docker
2 12 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.34%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.086%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (0.86%) Puppet
1 10 (0.86%) SCCM
2 5 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
2 5 (0.43%) Terraform
3 4 (0.34%) Ansible
3 4 (0.34%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (0.34%) SCOM
4 3 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.17%) DameWare
5 2 (0.17%) Kibana
6 1 (0.086%) Grafana
6 1 (0.086%) logstash
6 1 (0.086%) Nagios
6 1 (0.086%) Packer
6 1 (0.086%) PaperCut
6 1 (0.086%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.086%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.086%) Uchiwa
6 1 (0.086%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (5.82%) Google
2 66 (5.65%) Microsoft
3 48 (4.11%) Oracle
4 44 (3.77%) SAP
5 34 (2.91%) hybris
6 31 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (2.57%) IBM
8 24 (2.05%) Tableau
9 20 (1.71%) Coverity
10 19 (1.63%) Omniture
11 14 (1.20%) Tealium
11 14 (1.20%) VMware
12 13 (1.11%) Apple
13 12 (1.03%) Atlassian
13 12 (1.03%) Sitecore
14 11 (0.94%) Splunk
15 10 (0.86%) Cisco
15 10 (0.86%) F5
15 10 (0.86%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 9 (0.77%) Citrix