Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 15 November 2018 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
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 88 35
Rank change year-on-year -12 -53 +49
Contract jobs citing Adobe 17 11 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.57% 1.38% 5.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 2.69% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 34
Essex median daily rate £500 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -3.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £244 £311 £250
90th Percentile £538 £453 £450
East of England median daily rate £294 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -16.07% - -17.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 11
Essex median hourly rate £46.19 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.47% -5.88% -8.60%
10th Percentile £34.13 £39.85 £31.00
90th Percentile £58.29 £45.00 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £46.19 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +15.47% -5.88% +254.17%

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 Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 613 409 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 56.65% 51.25% 59.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 262 290
Essex median daily rate £520 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +46.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £308 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £505
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 105
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.47 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.21% -13.34% -
10th Percentile £10.71 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £39.38 £43.53 £42.84
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% - -19.51%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in Essex

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Essex

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in Essex over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in Essex

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Essex

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in Essex over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe in Essex

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Essex region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Basildon +8 6 £500 +11.11%
Colchester - 3 £105 - 1
Harlow - 2 £525 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Brentwood +6 1 - - 1
Adobe
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Spring
3 12 (70.59%) TDD
3 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 12 (70.59%) JUnit
3 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) REST
4 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
4 11 (64.71%) AngularJS
4 11 (64.71%) HTML
4 11 (64.71%) Web Services
4 11 (64.71%) XML
5 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 10 (58.82%) Ant
5 10 (58.82%) Ajax
5 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (58.82%) Microservices
6 9 (52.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (52.94%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (52.94%) Selenium
6 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
6 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
6 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
6 9 (52.94%) Maven
6 9 (52.94%) SQL
6 9 (52.94%) Linux
6 9 (52.94%) Unix
6 9 (52.94%) SOAP
6 9 (52.94%) OO

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 9 (52.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (47.06%) WebSphere
3 7 (41.18%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (29.41%) Apache
4 5 (29.41%) JBoss
5 2 (11.76%) nginx
5 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.88%) InDesign
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Google Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) GitHub
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
2 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (17.65%) GIS
4 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.88%) JasperReports
5 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) JUnit
2 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (58.82%) Ant
4 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
4 9 (52.94%) Eclipse
4 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
4 9 (52.94%) Maven
4 9 (52.94%) Selenium
5 7 (41.18%) AccuRev
5 7 (41.18%) Gradle
5 7 (41.18%) Subversion
6 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
7 2 (11.76%) Gatling
7 2 (11.76%) Grunt
7 2 (11.76%) gulp
7 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
7 2 (11.76%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (11.76%) Sublime Text
8 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
8 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (47.06%) Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) Spring
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
2 12 (70.59%) REST
3 11 (64.71%) AngularJS
3 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 11 (64.71%) XML
4 10 (58.82%) Ajax
5 9 (52.94%) SOAP
5 9 (52.94%) XHTML
6 8 (47.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (41.18%) EclipseLink
7 7 (41.18%) JAX-RS
7 7 (41.18%) jQuery
7 7 (41.18%) JSR 170
7 7 (41.18%) OSGi
7 7 (41.18%) SAML
7 7 (41.18%) Spring Boot
7 7 (41.18%) Spring MVC
7 7 (41.18%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 5 (29.41%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Animation
3 1 (5.88%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Unix
3 7 (41.18%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (58.82%) Microservices
4 9 (52.94%) OO
4 9 (52.94%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (41.18%) BDD
5 7 (41.18%) MVC
5 7 (41.18%) User Stories
6 5 (29.41%) DevOps
6 5 (29.41%) Information Management
6 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
6 5 (29.41%) SOLID
7 3 (17.65%) Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) B2C
7 3 (17.65%) Kanban
7 3 (17.65%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) UML
7 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Java 8
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Groovy
5 2 (11.76%) Haskell
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) Scala
6 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Grafana
1 2 (11.76%) Kibana
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Google
3 2 (11.76%) webMethods
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Omniture
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle