The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 41 42
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.78% 0.30% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 0.75% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £210 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.47% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.67
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 Kent.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 135 133 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 52.94% 39.94% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 87 68
Median daily rate £375 £328 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% -30.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.52 £55.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.05% +243.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Kent

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 15 (75.00%) Marketing
1 15 (75.00%) Analytics
2 14 (70.00%) Web Analytics
3 12 (60.00%) Google
3 12 (60.00%) Google Tag Manager
4 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (50.00%) Regular Expression
4 10 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) jQuery
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) HTTP
7 5 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (20.00%) Digital Media
8 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
9 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
9 3 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (15.00%) Data Governance
9 3 (15.00%) Tag Management
9 3 (15.00%) Material Design
9 3 (15.00%) CSS
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (15.00%) MS Access
9 3 (15.00%) Cognos
9 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Android
9 3 (15.00%) Visualisation

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (5.00%) InDesign
3 1 (5.00%) InVision
3 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
General
1 15 (75.00%) Marketing
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Web Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Web Manager
3 8 (40.00%) Analytics Manager
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Web Analytics Manager
4 5 (25.00%) Designer
5 4 (20.00%) Visual Designer
6 3 (15.00%) Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) UI Designer
6 3 (15.00%) Web Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (5.00%) UX Designer
8 1 (5.00%) Web Analytics Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) jQuery
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Analytics
2 14 (70.00%) Web Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) Tag Management
3 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.00%) Behavioural Targeting
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Multivariate Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Insight
5 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.00%) Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) Cognos
3 2 (10.00%) Tealeaf
4 1 (5.00%) Omniture