Period
to 21 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 21 August 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 84 71
Rank change year-on-year -11 -13 +23
Contract jobs citing Adobe 6 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.37% 0.84% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 1.78% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £200 £275 £184
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +49.66% -20.54%
10th Percentile £133 £232 £163
90th Percentile £255 £445 £256
East of England median daily rate £300 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.38% +20.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £10.00
East of England median hourly rate £46.19 £39.88 £16.50
% change year-on-year +15.83% +141.67% +37.50%

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 818 617 751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.81% 47.39% 52.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 318 379
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +2.89%
10th Percentile £171 £213 £219
90th Percentile £550 £588 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 55 35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -29.73%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.07 £8.25
90th Percentile £46.25 £35.90 £21.35
East of England median hourly rate £16.75 £15.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.35% -4.55% -19.51%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in Hertfordshire

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Hertfordshire

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Hertfordshire

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Welwyn Garden City -19 2 - -
Watford +2 1 - - 3
Hatfield - 1 £125 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £200 - 2
Hertford - 1 £242 -
Adobe
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Psychology
3 2 (33.33%) Human Factors
3 2 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) InVision
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media
4 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Online Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) XML

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (16.67%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (16.67%) InVision
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Designer
2 3 (50.00%) UI Designer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Designer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior UI Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Trainer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Trainer
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Animation
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
2 2 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
2 2 (33.33%) Human Factors
2 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) Psychology
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) DNA
3 1 (16.67%) Online Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google