Period
to 12 November 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 12 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 79 80
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 -12
Contract jobs citing Adobe 12 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.74% 1.49% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 3.01% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £125 £275 £184
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.55% +49.66% -38.75%
10th Percentile £123 £145 £154
90th Percentile £248 £438 £261
East of England median daily rate £294 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -16.07% - -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 856 763 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 53.00% 49.39% 52.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 375 397
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.59%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £218
90th Percentile £550 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 62 33
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.16 £16.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +15.90% -30.95%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.67 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.33 £46.45 £42.25
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 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 12 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
Watford -4 4 - - 2
Hatfield +3 3 £125 -7.41% 2
Welwyn Garden City -16 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £200 -
Hertford - 1 £242 -
Adobe
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 9 (75.00%) User Experience
2 7 (58.33%) Photoshop
2 7 (58.33%) Creative Thinking
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) CMS
5 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (33.33%) Graphic Design
5 4 (33.33%) Animation
5 4 (33.33%) Google
5 4 (33.33%) Marketing
5 4 (33.33%) Web Development
5 4 (33.33%) InVision
5 4 (33.33%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) Social Media
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Online Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) SEO

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 4 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Photoshop
2 6 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
3 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (33.33%) Final Cut Pro
3 4 (33.33%) InVision
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (8.33%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Designer
2 5 (41.67%) UI Designer
3 4 (33.33%) Digital Designer
4 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Junior
4 3 (25.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Junior Web Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Designer
4 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior UI Designer
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (8.33%) IT Trainer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Digital Designer
6 1 (8.33%) Trainer
6 1 (8.33%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) User Experience
2 4 (33.33%) Animation
2 4 (33.33%) Graphic Design
2 4 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Social Media
4 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Creative Thinking
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) B2B
4 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) DNA
4 3 (25.00%) Online Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) SEO
4 3 (25.00%) Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (16.67%) Human Factors
5 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 2 (16.67%) Psychology
5 2 (16.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Computacenter
2 1 (8.33%) Omniture
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau