Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 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
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 184 209
Rank change year-on-year -41 +25 +21
Contract jobs citing Adobe 1,045 1,321 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.26% 1.44% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.97% 3.47% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 875 659
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £213 £214 £213
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 34 37
England median hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.10% +29.79% -31.87%
10th Percentile £18.13 £13.15 £13.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £100.75 £39.44
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £21.00 £16.18
% change year-on-year +108.33% +29.79% -31.87%

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 35,173 38,077 37,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.25% 41.39% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,090 23,709 22,974
England median daily rate £463 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.26% +3.64%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £603
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,196 1,390 1,278
England median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.74% +2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.30
% change year-on-year +8.74% +1.16% -6.49%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 -4 681 £425 -2.86% 67
South East -66 154 £425 +13.33% 15
North of England +23 90 £425 +17.24% 20
South West -16 57 £400 - 12
Yorkshire +23 46 £410 +13.10% 11
Midlands -29 37 £400 -3.03% 2
North West +21 36 £438 +22.38% 8
West Midlands -12 30 £400 -0.12%
East of England -19 24 £425 +19.30% 4
North East +28 8 £388 -11.43% 1
East Midlands -4 7 £400 -11.11% 2
Adobe
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 417 (39.90%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (33.97%) User Experience
3 310 (29.67%) HTML
4 306 (29.28%) JavaScript
5 297 (28.42%) CSS
6 283 (27.08%) Analytics
7 269 (25.74%) Marketing
8 244 (23.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 216 (20.67%) Sketch
10 173 (16.56%) Wireframes
11 171 (16.36%) Photoshop
12 170 (16.27%) Finance
13 157 (15.02%) Adobe Analytics
14 155 (14.83%) InVision
15 144 (13.78%) Scrum
16 140 (13.40%) CMS
17 139 (13.30%) E-Commerce
18 133 (12.73%) Prototyping
19 128 (12.25%) Adobe Illustrator
20 124 (11.87%) Java
21 121 (11.58%) Mobile App
22 118 (11.29%) HTML5
23 117 (11.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
23 117 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
24 112 (10.72%) JIRA
25 104 (9.95%) Content Management
25 104 (9.95%) Front End Development
26 101 (9.67%) Google
27 99 (9.47%) Axure RP
27 99 (9.47%) User-Centered Design (UCD)

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
1 244 (23.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 140 (13.40%) CMS
3 50 (4.78%) Confluence
4 48 (4.59%) Apache
5 18 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 17 (1.63%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.34%) LiveCycle
7 14 (1.34%) WordPress
8 13 (1.24%) Skype for Business
9 11 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.67%) JBoss
10 7 (0.67%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.67%) Mule
11 6 (0.57%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.57%) nginx
11 6 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.48%) CoreMedia CMS
12 5 (0.48%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 216 (20.67%) Sketch
2 171 (16.36%) Photoshop
3 155 (14.83%) InVision
4 128 (12.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 117 (11.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 68 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
7 64 (6.12%) Adobe XD
8 54 (5.17%) InDesign
9 48 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
10 38 (3.64%) Zeplin
11 37 (3.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 27 (2.58%) Adobe Captivate
13 25 (2.39%) Acrobat
13 25 (2.39%) Adobe After Effects
14 18 (1.72%) Adobe Premiere
15 12 (1.15%) OmniGraffle
16 11 (1.05%) Figma
16 11 (1.05%) MS Visio
17 10 (0.96%) Marvel
18 8 (0.77%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 42 (4.02%) Adobe Campaign
2 12 (1.15%) SAP Hybris
3 11 (1.05%) Magento
4 9 (0.86%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (0.86%) WebTrends
5 8 (0.77%) Fredhopper
6 5 (0.48%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.38%) Sprinklr
8 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.19%) Lorenzo
9 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.19%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.19%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.19%) SessionCam
9 2 (0.19%) Unica
10 1 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.096%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 157 (15.02%) Adobe Analytics
2 98 (9.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 75 (7.18%) Google Analytics
4 33 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (2.78%) Office 365
6 25 (2.39%) GitHub
7 19 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (1.82%) Power Platform
8 13 (1.24%) npm
9 12 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (1.15%) Google Tag Manager
10 8 (0.77%) Slack
11 7 (0.67%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.67%) Serverless
12 6 (0.57%) Algolia
12 6 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.57%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 5 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.87%) Internet
2 15 (1.44%) Firewall
3 12 (1.15%) HTTP
3 12 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.05%) Skype
5 7 (0.67%) VoIP
6 6 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (0.57%) SSL
7 5 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (0.48%) Wireless
8 4 (0.38%) DNS
9 3 (0.29%) WAN
10 2 (0.19%) DAB
10 2 (0.19%) DHCP
10 2 (0.19%) DWDM
10 2 (0.19%) LAN
10 2 (0.19%) NaaS
10 2 (0.19%) PBX
10 2 (0.19%) RTP
10 2 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (1.91%) Relational Database
2 16 (1.53%) Power BI
3 15 (1.44%) SQL Server
4 14 (1.34%) MySQL
5 13 (1.24%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.24%) RDBMS
6 9 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (0.77%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (0.48%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.38%) Big Data
10 4 (0.38%) BigQuery
10 4 (0.38%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.29%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.19%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.19%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 112 (10.72%) JIRA
2 99 (9.47%) Axure RP
3 80 (7.66%) Git (software)
4 37 (3.54%) JUnit
5 36 (3.44%) Grunt
5 36 (3.44%) Jenkins
6 34 (3.25%) Selenium
7 31 (2.97%) gulp
8 29 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
8 29 (2.78%) Mockito
9 23 (2.20%) Jasmine
10 21 (2.01%) Balsamiq
11 20 (1.91%) Cucumber
12 19 (1.82%) Mercurial
13 17 (1.63%) Maven
14 9 (0.86%) git-flow
14 9 (0.86%) GitLab
14 9 (0.86%) Redmine
14 9 (0.86%) Visual Studio
14 9 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 269 (25.74%) Marketing
2 170 (16.27%) Finance
3 87 (8.33%) Retail
4 43 (4.11%) Banking
5 34 (3.25%) Advertising
6 29 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.68%) Publishing
8 20 (1.91%) Games
9 17 (1.63%) Law
10 14 (1.34%) Legal
11 11 (1.05%) French Language
11 11 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.67%) Avionics
13 6 (0.57%) Automotive
13 6 (0.57%) German Language
13 6 (0.57%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.48%) Dutch Language
14 5 (0.48%) Electronics
14 5 (0.48%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 304 (29.09%) Designer
2 255 (24.40%) Developer
3 164 (15.69%) UX Designer
4 128 (12.25%) UI Designer
5 122 (11.67%) Analyst
6 80 (7.66%) UI/UX Designer
7 79 (7.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 51 (4.88%) Digital Designer
9 49 (4.69%) Architect
10 47 (4.50%) Senior Designer
11 39 (3.73%) Consultant
12 28 (2.68%) Digital Analyst
13 26 (2.49%) Data Analyst
14 20 (1.91%) Java Developer
14 20 (1.91%) Solutions Architect
15 18 (1.72%) Business Analyst
15 18 (1.72%) Project Manager
15 18 (1.72%) Senior UX Designer
16 17 (1.63%) Senior UI Designer
16 17 (1.63%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (29.67%) HTML
2 297 (28.42%) CSS
3 118 (11.29%) HTML5
4 89 (8.52%) AngularJS
5 83 (7.94%) jQuery
6 79 (7.56%) CSS3
7 78 (7.46%) XML
8 65 (6.22%) Web Services
9 56 (5.36%) Sass
10 46 (4.40%) Node.js
11 45 (4.31%) React
12 42 (4.02%) Ajax
12 42 (4.02%) JSON
13 41 (3.92%) REST
14 36 (3.44%) Spring
15 35 (3.35%) SOAP
16 28 (2.68%) RESTful
17 27 (2.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 26 (2.49%) OSGi
19 21 (2.01%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 355 (33.97%) User Experience
2 121 (11.58%) Mobile App
3 71 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (4.59%) Social Media
5 37 (3.54%) Virtual Team
6 31 (2.97%) W3C
7 27 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.20%) e-Learning
8 23 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
9 22 (2.11%) Animation
10 21 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
11 20 (1.91%) Graphic Design
12 19 (1.82%) Digital Media
13 18 (1.72%) Video on Demand
14 16 (1.53%) Over-the-Top Content
15 15 (1.44%) iPad
15 15 (1.44%) Marketing Technology
16 14 (1.34%) iPhone
17 10 (0.96%) FMCG
17 10 (0.96%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 74 (7.08%) Windows
2 62 (5.93%) Android
3 53 (5.07%) Linux
4 52 (4.98%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.39%) Windows 7
6 23 (2.20%) Windows Server
7 22 (2.11%) Mac OS X
8 20 (1.91%) Windows 10
9 15 (1.44%) Unix
10 10 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.67%) Debian
11 7 (0.67%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.57%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.38%) openSUSE
13 4 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (39.90%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (27.08%) Analytics
3 173 (16.56%) Wireframes
4 144 (13.78%) Scrum
5 139 (13.30%) E-Commerce
6 133 (12.73%) Prototyping
7 117 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
8 104 (9.95%) Content Management
8 104 (9.95%) Front End Development
9 99 (9.47%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 97 (9.28%) Responsive Web Design
11 82 (7.85%) CRM
12 77 (7.37%) Test Automation
13 69 (6.60%) Usability Testing
14 68 (6.51%) DevOps
15 57 (5.45%) Project Management
16 53 (5.07%) A/B Testing
17 52 (4.98%) Web Development
18 50 (4.78%) Collaborative Working
19 46 (4.40%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 306 (29.28%) JavaScript
2 124 (11.87%) Java
3 63 (6.03%) SQL
4 31 (2.97%) Python
5 28 (2.68%) Java 8
6 26 (2.49%) ES6
7 20 (1.91%) Ruby
8 15 (1.44%) C
9 14 (1.34%) C++
9 14 (1.34%) PHP
9 14 (1.34%) TypeScript
10 13 (1.24%) ABAP
11 12 (1.15%) R
12 10 (0.96%) C#
13 9 (0.86%) Groovy
14 8 (0.77%) Perl
14 8 (0.77%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.67%) Scala
16 5 (0.48%) Haskell
16 5 (0.48%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 85 (8.13%) Degree
2 31 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.86%) CIPD
6 8 (0.77%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.29%) CCNA
7 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.29%) MCITP
7 3 (0.29%) MCSA
7 3 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.29%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.19%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.19%) MCP
8 2 (0.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (8.61%) QA
2 12 (1.15%) WCAG
3 11 (1.05%) SLA
4 10 (0.96%) Actionable Recommendations
4 10 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.86%) GDPR
5 9 (0.86%) PMO
6 6 (0.57%) COBIT
6 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.57%) NIST
7 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 34 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.53%) Docker
3 6 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.48%) XenApp
5 4 (0.38%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.19%) vSphere
7 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.096%) HDFS
8 1 (0.096%) NDS
8 1 (0.096%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.096%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.096%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (1.91%) Puppet
2 11 (1.05%) Kibana
2 11 (1.05%) SCCM
3 10 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (0.67%) Terraform
5 6 (0.57%) Grafana
5 6 (0.57%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.48%) Ansible
6 5 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
6 5 (0.48%) Nessus
6 5 (0.48%) SCOM
7 4 (0.38%) HP Fortify
7 4 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.29%) Perfmon
8 3 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.19%) logstash
9 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (9.67%) Google
2 73 (6.99%) Microsoft
3 48 (4.59%) SAP
4 38 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (2.39%) IBM
5 25 (2.39%) Tableau
6 24 (2.30%) Tealium
7 20 (1.91%) hybris
8 18 (1.72%) Oracle
8 18 (1.72%) Splunk
9 16 (1.53%) Cisco
10 14 (1.34%) Apple
11 13 (1.24%) HP
11 13 (1.24%) Symantec
12 12 (1.15%) Citrix
13 11 (1.05%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 10 (0.96%) VMware
15 9 (0.86%) AppDynamics
15 9 (0.86%) Autodesk
15 9 (0.86%) McAfee