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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe
South East / Kent
Rank 28 55 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 -  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 18 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.34% 1.12% -
As % of the Vendors category 13.85% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Median daily rate £350 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -46.06% +87.50%  

Adobe is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 130 185 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 45.77% 41.48% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 142 75
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £470 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.38 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Kent

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Folkestone - 4 £350 -
Adobe
South East

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 20 (64.52%) Web Analytics
1 20 (64.52%) Marketing
1 20 (64.52%) Analytics
2 17 (54.84%) Google Tag Manager
2 17 (54.84%) Google
3 16 (51.61%) HTML
4 15 (48.39%) Adobe Campaign
4 15 (48.39%) Regular Expression
5 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
6 11 (35.48%) HTTP
7 9 (29.03%) Linux
7 9 (29.03%) jQuery
7 9 (29.03%) Mobile App
7 9 (29.03%) Digital Media
8 8 (25.81%) Data Governance
8 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (25.81%) Tag Management
8 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
8 8 (25.81%) MS Access
8 8 (25.81%) Cognos
8 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
9 7 (22.58%) Finance
9 7 (22.58%) Data Management
10 6 (19.35%) Multivariate Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Behavioural Targeting
11 5 (16.13%) Customer Insight
11 5 (16.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (16.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (16.13%) InDesign
11 5 (16.13%) Photoshop

Adobe
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (16.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (16.13%) InDesign
2 5 (16.13%) Photoshop
3 3 (9.68%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (9.68%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (6.45%) Edge Animate
5 1 (3.23%) Acrobat
5 1 (3.23%) InVision
Business Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 17 (54.84%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Axure RP
1 3 (9.68%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (6.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 20 (64.52%) Marketing
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Web Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Web Manager
3 8 (25.81%) Analytics Manager
3 8 (25.81%) Designer
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Web Analytics Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Web Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) UX Designer
6 3 (9.68%) Visual Designer
7 2 (6.45%) Digital Designer
7 2 (6.45%) UI Designer
7 2 (6.45%) Web Analytics Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Artworker
8 1 (3.23%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Integration Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) HTML
2 15 (48.39%) Regular Expression
3 9 (29.03%) jQuery
4 5 (16.13%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) Material Design
6 1 (3.23%) CSS3
6 1 (3.23%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Digital Media
1 9 (29.03%) Mobile App
2 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Analytics
1 20 (64.52%) Web Analytics
2 8 (25.81%) Data Governance
2 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.81%) Tag Management
3 7 (22.58%) Data Management
4 6 (19.35%) Behavioural Targeting
4 6 (19.35%) Multivariate Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Customer Insight
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) Wireframes
8 2 (6.45%) Brand Management
8 2 (6.45%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (6.45%) Prototyping
8 2 (6.45%) Usability Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
8 2 (6.45%) Web Design
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
9 1 (3.23%) Scrum
9 1 (3.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Google
2 8 (25.81%) Cognos
3 3 (9.68%) Tealeaf
4 1 (3.23%) Omniture
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com