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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 211 170
Rank change year-on-year -8 -41  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 483 598 732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.14% 1.21% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 2.59% 2.72% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 393 413
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £375 £299
% change year-on-year -10.33% +25.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 34
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £10.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £45.46 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £13.34
% change year-on-year +4.28% +31.23%  

Adobe is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18654 21963 22858
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.93% 44.48% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11423 13783 13673
Median daily rate £427 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 727 1041
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Adobe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 316 £450 +12.50% 80
South East +36 62 £373 -0.66% 25
North West +23 25 £250 -28.57% 17
East of England -11 19 £425 +30.76% 10
Yorkshire +17 16 £275 -26.66% 14
East Midlands -1 14 £315 -30.00% 11
South West +12 13 £325 +18.18% 13
West Midlands -6 9 £500 +37.93% 18
Midlands - 3 £375 - 29
North East +70 2 £350 - 1
Adobe
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 426 (39.08%) HTML
2 386 (35.41%) CSS
3 331 (30.37%) JavaScript
4 329 (30.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 328 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
6 296 (27.16%) Marketing
7 283 (25.96%) User Experience
8 216 (19.82%) Photoshop
9 206 (18.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 205 (18.81%) Java
11 187 (17.16%) HTML5
12 178 (16.33%) Analytics
13 173 (15.87%) CMS
14 144 (13.21%) CSS3
15 140 (12.84%) Front End Development
16 138 (12.66%) Finance
17 134 (12.29%) AngularJS
18 128 (11.74%) E-Commerce
19 115 (10.55%) Adobe Illustrator
20 114 (10.46%) Content Management
21 111 (10.18%) jQuery
22 109 (10.00%) Google
23 106 (9.72%) Wireframes
24 99 (9.08%) SQL
25 97 (8.90%) Adobe Analytics
26 93 (8.53%) Scrum
27 92 (8.44%) Retail
28 90 (8.26%) XML
29 88 (8.07%) Microsoft
29 88 (8.07%) Web Development

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
1 329 (30.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 173 (15.87%) CMS
3 44 (4.04%) Confluence
4 40 (3.67%) Apache
5 32 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 26 (2.39%) WordPress
7 23 (2.11%) JBoss
8 22 (2.02%) SAS
9 21 (1.93%) WebLogic
10 20 (1.83%) SharePoint
11 17 (1.56%) Tomcat
12 13 (1.19%) LiveCycle
13 12 (1.10%) Apache Solr
13 12 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
14 10 (0.92%) Drupal
15 9 (0.83%) IIS
15 9 (0.83%) Skype for Business
16 8 (0.73%) CoreMedia CMS
16 8 (0.73%) nginx
17 7 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 216 (19.82%) Photoshop
2 206 (18.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 115 (10.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 62 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
5 55 (5.05%) InDesign
6 45 (4.13%) OmniGraffle
7 42 (3.85%) InVision
8 39 (3.58%) MS Visio
9 37 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 35 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
11 29 (2.66%) Adobe After Effects
12 18 (1.65%) Adobe Captivate
13 16 (1.47%) Acrobat
14 13 (1.19%) CINEMA 4D
15 11 (1.01%) UXPin
16 9 (0.83%) Adobe Premiere
17 8 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
18 7 (0.64%) FrameMaker
19 4 (0.37%) SPSS
20 3 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 48 (4.40%) Adobe Campaign
2 15 (1.38%) Unica
3 13 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.92%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.64%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.55%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (0.37%) Murex MxG2000
7 4 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.28%) Data Workbench
8 3 (0.28%) Revive Adserver
8 3 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
8 3 (0.28%) Staffware
9 2 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.18%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.092%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.092%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.092%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 97 (8.90%) Adobe Analytics
2 55 (5.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 55 (5.05%) Google Analytics
3 26 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.28%) GitHub
4 14 (1.28%) Google Tag Manager
5 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.83%) Office 365
6 9 (0.83%) SaaS
7 8 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.55%) G Suite
9 5 (0.46%) Yammer
10 4 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.37%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.37%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.57%) HTTP
2 21 (1.93%) WebEx
3 20 (1.83%) Internet
4 19 (1.74%) SSL
5 17 (1.56%) DNS
5 17 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.92%) Intranet
7 7 (0.64%) DHCP
7 7 (0.64%) VoIP
8 6 (0.55%) LDAP
8 6 (0.55%) Network Security
8 6 (0.55%) Skype
8 6 (0.55%) VPN
9 4 (0.37%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.37%) SMS
10 3 (0.28%) LAN
10 3 (0.28%) WAN
11 1 (0.092%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.092%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.092%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.29%) MongoDB
2 22 (2.02%) MySQL
3 21 (1.93%) SQL Server
4 18 (1.65%) Big Data
5 14 (1.28%) Hadoop
5 14 (1.28%) NoSQL
6 13 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (1.01%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.64%) Jackrabbit
9 5 (0.46%) MS Access
10 4 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.37%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.37%) HBase
10 4 (0.37%) KDB
10 4 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.28%) DB2
11 3 (0.28%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.28%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 88 (8.07%) Axure RP
2 58 (5.32%) Git (software)
3 57 (5.23%) JIRA
4 43 (3.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 37 (3.39%) Maven
6 34 (3.12%) Grunt
6 34 (3.12%) Selenium
7 32 (2.94%) Jasmine
8 31 (2.84%) Jenkins
9 27 (2.48%) Karma Test Runner
10 26 (2.39%) Eclipse
11 25 (2.29%) Dreamweaver
12 21 (1.93%) JUnit
13 20 (1.83%) gulp
14 19 (1.74%) IntelliJ
15 17 (1.56%) Subversion
16 14 (1.28%) Gradle
17 12 (1.10%) Cucumber
18 10 (0.92%) Ant
19 8 (0.73%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 296 (27.16%) Marketing
2 138 (12.66%) Finance
3 92 (8.44%) Retail
4 64 (5.87%) Banking
5 42 (3.85%) Publishing
6 39 (3.58%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.20%) Advertising
8 16 (1.47%) Games
9 14 (1.28%) Legal
10 13 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (1.10%) Retail Banking
12 11 (1.01%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.83%) Electronics
14 8 (0.73%) Automotive
15 7 (0.64%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.46%) Front Office
17 4 (0.37%) French Language
17 4 (0.37%) German Language
17 4 (0.37%) Law
17 4 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 342 (31.38%) Developer
2 262 (24.04%) Designer
3 115 (10.55%) UI Designer
4 104 (9.54%) UX Designer
5 87 (7.98%) Analyst
6 86 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 80 (7.34%) Architect
8 63 (5.78%) Java Developer
9 51 (4.68%) JavaScript Developer
10 47 (4.31%) UI/UX Designer
11 44 (4.04%) Consultant
12 42 (3.85%) Visual Designer
13 41 (3.76%) UI Developer
14 32 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
15 30 (2.75%) Web Designer
16 29 (2.66%) HTML Developer
17 27 (2.48%) Senior Developer
17 27 (2.48%) Web Developer
18 26 (2.39%) Angular Developer
18 26 (2.39%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (39.08%) HTML
2 386 (35.41%) CSS
3 187 (17.16%) HTML5
4 144 (13.21%) CSS3
5 134 (12.29%) AngularJS
6 111 (10.18%) jQuery
7 90 (8.26%) XML
8 69 (6.33%) Spring
9 68 (6.24%) Web Services
10 63 (5.78%) REST
11 60 (5.50%) J2EE
12 58 (5.32%) JSON
13 51 (4.68%) React
14 43 (3.94%) Hibernate
15 41 (3.76%) SOAP
16 40 (3.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 39 (3.58%) JSP
18 37 (3.39%) Sass
19 32 (2.94%) Java EE
19 32 (2.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 283 (25.96%) User Experience
2 74 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.68%) Mobile App
4 46 (4.22%) Social Media
5 29 (2.66%) Graphic Design
6 23 (2.11%) iPad
7 19 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.65%) Digital Media
9 17 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.38%) e-Learning
11 14 (1.28%) Animation
11 14 (1.28%) FMCG
12 13 (1.19%) W3C
13 11 (1.01%) Motion Graphics
14 10 (0.92%) RIA
15 9 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
16 8 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.73%) Fintech
16 8 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (5.50%) Windows
2 54 (4.95%) Linux
3 49 (4.50%) Apple iOS
4 48 (4.40%) Android
5 43 (3.94%) Unix
6 22 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.92%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.73%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.64%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.55%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.28%) AIX
12 3 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.28%) zOS
13 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.18%) Solaris
13 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (16.33%) Analytics
3 140 (12.84%) Front End Development
4 128 (11.74%) E-Commerce
5 114 (10.46%) Content Management
6 106 (9.72%) Wireframes
7 93 (8.53%) Scrum
8 88 (8.07%) Web Development
9 84 (7.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 70 (6.42%) MVC
11 66 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
12 62 (5.69%) Prototyping
13 58 (5.32%) Project Management
13 58 (5.32%) Visualisation
14 55 (5.05%) DevOps
14 55 (5.05%) Web Design
15 54 (4.95%) Data Visualisation
16 51 (4.68%) TDD
17 50 (4.59%) CRM
17 50 (4.59%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 331 (30.37%) JavaScript
2 205 (18.81%) Java
3 99 (9.08%) SQL
4 45 (4.13%) PHP
5 30 (2.75%) C#
6 27 (2.48%) Python
7 15 (1.38%) Perl
8 14 (1.28%) Scala
9 12 (1.10%) Ruby
10 11 (1.01%) ES6
11 10 (0.92%) Groovy
12 9 (0.83%) ABAP
13 8 (0.73%) Haskell
14 7 (0.64%) C
14 7 (0.64%) C++
14 7 (0.64%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.55%) ActionScript
16 5 (0.46%) VB
17 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (7.25%) Degree
2 17 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.64%) ISEB
6 6 (0.55%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.37%) MCSE
9 3 (0.28%) APMG
10 2 (0.18%) CISA
10 2 (0.18%) CISM
10 2 (0.18%) CISSP
10 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.18%) HNC
10 2 (0.18%) MCTS
10 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.092%) HND
11 1 (0.092%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.83%) QA
2 9 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.73%) SLA
4 4 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
4 4 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.37%) MiFID
5 3 (0.28%) WCAG
6 2 (0.18%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.092%) PMO
7 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.38%) Docker
3 6 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.28%) vSphere
5 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.18%) HDFS
5 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.092%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.092%) vCloud
6 1 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.092%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (1.47%) Puppet
2 12 (1.10%) Kibana
3 8 (0.73%) Grafana
4 4 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (0.28%) logstash
5 3 (0.28%) SCCM
5 3 (0.28%) TeamSite
5 3 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.18%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.18%) vMotion
7 1 (0.092%) Ansible
7 1 (0.092%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.092%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.092%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.092%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 109 (10.00%) Google
2 88 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 65 (5.96%) Oracle
4 49 (4.50%) SAP
5 44 (4.04%) IBM
6 25 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (1.83%) Apple
8 19 (1.74%) Omniture
9 18 (1.65%) VMware
10 17 (1.56%) Tableau
11 16 (1.47%) webMethods
12 14 (1.28%) Sitecore
13 13 (1.19%) Symantec
14 11 (1.01%) HP
14 11 (1.01%) hybris
15 9 (0.83%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.83%) TIBCO
16 8 (0.73%) ATG
16 8 (0.73%) Tealium
16 8 (0.73%) Twitter
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