Period
to 20 June 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 June 2019 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 151 159
Rank change year-on-year -14 +8 -11
Contract jobs citing Adobe 689 826 668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.72% 1.84% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 4.25% 4.68% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 545 401
London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £208 £256 £225
90th Percentile £575 £625 £606
England median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +5.99% +0.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
London median hourly rate £22.50 £55.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.09% +243.75% +77.78%
10th Percentile £20.55 £16.25 £14.65
90th Percentile £93.50 £100.75 £83.45
England median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £16.18
% change year-on-year +78.57% +29.79% -31.87%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 16,220 17,645 16,719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.45% 39.27% 42.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,813 11,914 11,274
London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £283
90th Percentile £675 £656 £644
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 333 221
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.52 £57.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -5.56%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in London

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in London

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in London over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in London

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in London

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in London over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe in London

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the London region over the 6 months to 20 June 2019. 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
Central London -6 155 £475 +7.95% 12
West London -5 55 £425 - 6
South London +3 24 £425 +41.67% 1
East London +3 13 £144 -63.94% 8
North London -5 2 £496 +133.53%
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 295 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (33.96%) Marketing
3 218 (31.64%) JavaScript
3 218 (31.64%) User Experience
4 215 (31.20%) Analytics
5 209 (30.33%) HTML
6 204 (29.61%) CSS
7 190 (27.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 138 (20.03%) Sketch
9 137 (19.88%) Finance
10 130 (18.87%) Adobe Analytics
11 112 (16.26%) Scrum
12 108 (15.67%) E-Commerce
13 104 (15.09%) CMS
14 103 (14.95%) InVision
15 102 (14.80%) Photoshop
16 101 (14.66%) Mobile App
17 97 (14.08%) Wireframes
18 91 (13.21%) HTML5
19 88 (12.77%) Content Management
20 87 (12.63%) Java
21 86 (12.48%) QA
22 81 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
23 76 (11.03%) Google
24 75 (10.89%) Adobe Illustrator
24 75 (10.89%) Prototyping
25 74 (10.74%) JIRA
26 73 (10.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
27 72 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
28 71 (10.30%) XML

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 190 (27.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 104 (15.09%) CMS
3 42 (6.10%) Apache
4 26 (3.77%) Confluence
5 13 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.45%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.16%) LiveCycle
8 8 (1.16%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.87%) WordPress
10 4 (0.58%) JBoss
10 4 (0.58%) nginx
10 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.44%) SAS
12 2 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.29%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.29%) Drupal
12 2 (0.29%) Moodle
Applications
1 138 (20.03%) Sketch
2 103 (14.95%) InVision
3 102 (14.80%) Photoshop
4 75 (10.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 73 (10.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 51 (7.40%) Microsoft Office
7 30 (4.35%) InDesign
8 28 (4.06%) Microsoft Excel
9 24 (3.48%) Adobe XD
10 22 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 22 (3.19%) Zeplin
11 20 (2.90%) Adobe After Effects
12 19 (2.76%) Adobe Captivate
13 16 (2.32%) Acrobat
14 12 (1.74%) Adobe Premiere
15 11 (1.60%) OmniGraffle
16 8 (1.16%) Flinto
16 8 (1.16%) Marvel
17 5 (0.73%) FreeHand
17 5 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (5.22%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.58%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.58%) Fredhopper
2 4 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.58%) Sprinklr
3 3 (0.44%) Magento
3 3 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.29%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.15%) assyst
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) SessionCam
5 1 (0.15%) Shopify
5 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 130 (18.87%) Adobe Analytics
2 68 (9.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 64 (9.29%) Google Analytics
4 26 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (2.76%) Office 365
6 14 (2.03%) GitHub
6 14 (2.03%) Power Platform
7 13 (1.89%) npm
8 12 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.16%) Google Tag Manager
10 7 (1.02%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 4 (0.58%) SaaS
14 3 (0.44%) Lucidchart
14 3 (0.44%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.44%) PaaS
14 3 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.03%) Internet
2 11 (1.60%) Firewall
2 11 (1.60%) HTTP
3 8 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.02%) VoIP
5 6 (0.87%) Skype
6 5 (0.73%) SSL
6 5 (0.73%) Wireless
7 4 (0.58%) DNS
8 3 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.44%) LAN
8 3 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.44%) WAN
9 2 (0.29%) DHCP
9 2 (0.29%) DMZ
9 2 (0.29%) DWDM
9 2 (0.29%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.29%) PBX
9 2 (0.29%) RTP
10 1 (0.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.76%) Relational Database
2 14 (2.03%) Power BI
3 13 (1.89%) RDBMS
4 11 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.16%) MySQL
5 8 (1.16%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.58%) BigQuery
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.44%) Big Data
8 3 (0.44%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.29%) phpMyAdmin
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.15%) HBase
10 1 (0.15%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 74 (10.74%) JIRA
2 66 (9.58%) Axure RP
3 59 (8.56%) Git (software)
4 33 (4.79%) Grunt
5 23 (3.34%) Jenkins
5 23 (3.34%) Selenium
6 22 (3.19%) gulp
6 22 (3.19%) JUnit
7 20 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
8 19 (2.76%) Mercurial
9 18 (2.61%) Mockito
10 17 (2.47%) Jasmine
11 14 (2.03%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.31%) Redmine
12 9 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (1.16%) Maven
14 7 (1.02%) Balsamiq
15 6 (0.87%) JBehave
15 6 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
16 5 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 234 (33.96%) Marketing
2 137 (19.88%) Finance
3 59 (8.56%) Retail
4 33 (4.79%) Advertising
5 23 (3.34%) Banking
6 19 (2.76%) Publishing
7 13 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.45%) French Language
8 10 (1.45%) Games
9 9 (1.31%) Legal
10 7 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.87%) Law
12 5 (0.73%) Automotive
12 5 (0.73%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.58%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.58%) German Language
13 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.58%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (25.40%) Designer
2 144 (20.90%) Developer
3 87 (12.63%) UX Designer
4 79 (11.47%) Analyst
5 77 (11.18%) UI Designer
6 58 (8.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 51 (7.40%) UI/UX Designer
8 40 (5.81%) Architect
9 34 (4.93%) Digital Designer
10 31 (4.50%) Consultant
11 30 (4.35%) Senior Designer
12 18 (2.61%) User Experience Researcher
13 17 (2.47%) Digital Analyst
13 17 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (2.18%) Data Analyst
14 15 (2.18%) Implementation Analyst
14 15 (2.18%) Tester
15 14 (2.03%) Senior UI Designer
16 13 (1.89%) Analytics Manager
16 13 (1.89%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (30.33%) HTML
2 204 (29.61%) CSS
3 91 (13.21%) HTML5
4 71 (10.30%) XML
5 66 (9.58%) jQuery
6 62 (9.00%) AngularJS
6 62 (9.00%) CSS3
7 49 (7.11%) Web Services
8 38 (5.52%) Sass
9 35 (5.08%) Ajax
10 34 (4.93%) Node.js
11 27 (3.92%) SOAP
12 26 (3.77%) REST
13 22 (3.19%) OSGi
13 22 (3.19%) RESTful
14 20 (2.90%) JSON
15 19 (2.76%) DOM
16 18 (2.61%) LESS
17 16 (2.32%) React
18 14 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 218 (31.64%) User Experience
2 101 (14.66%) Mobile App
3 53 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (6.24%) Social Media
5 36 (5.22%) Virtual Team
6 27 (3.92%) W3C
7 19 (2.76%) Video on Demand
8 18 (2.61%) Animation
9 16 (2.32%) Marketing Technology
9 16 (2.32%) Over-the-Top Content
10 15 (2.18%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.03%) Graphic Design
12 13 (1.89%) Digital Media
12 13 (1.89%) e-Learning
13 12 (1.74%) iPhone
14 11 (1.60%) iPad
15 10 (1.45%) FMCG
15 10 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
16 8 (1.16%) Motion Graphics
17 7 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.82%) Linux
2 46 (6.68%) Windows
3 37 (5.37%) Android
4 31 (4.50%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.90%) Mac OS X
6 17 (2.47%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.89%) Windows 10
7 13 (1.89%) Windows Server
8 12 (1.74%) Unix
9 7 (1.02%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.73%) Debian
10 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.58%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.44%) AIX
12 3 (0.44%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (31.20%) Analytics
3 112 (16.26%) Scrum
4 108 (15.67%) E-Commerce
5 97 (14.08%) Wireframes
6 88 (12.77%) Content Management
7 81 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 75 (10.89%) Prototyping
9 72 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
10 67 (9.72%) Test Automation
10 67 (9.72%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 64 (9.29%) CRM
12 63 (9.14%) DevOps
13 62 (9.00%) Front End Development
14 46 (6.68%) A/B Testing
15 44 (6.39%) Project Management
16 43 (6.24%) Collaborative Working
17 42 (6.10%) Usability Testing
18 40 (5.81%) Web Analytics
19 37 (5.37%) Release Train
Programming Languages
1 218 (31.64%) JavaScript
2 87 (12.63%) Java
3 37 (5.37%) SQL
4 29 (4.21%) Python
5 19 (2.76%) ES6
5 19 (2.76%) Java 8
5 19 (2.76%) Ruby
6 10 (1.45%) Perl
6 10 (1.45%) R
7 9 (1.31%) C
8 8 (1.16%) PHP
9 5 (0.73%) C#
9 5 (0.73%) Haskell
9 5 (0.73%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.73%) Scala
10 4 (0.58%) Groovy
10 4 (0.58%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 57 (8.27%) Degree
2 18 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.58%) CIPD
6 3 (0.44%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.44%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.15%) PMP
7 1 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (12.48%) QA
2 11 (1.60%) Actionable Recommendations
3 8 (1.16%) PMO
3 8 (1.16%) WCAG
4 7 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.87%) GDPR
6 4 (0.58%) COBIT
6 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.58%) NIST
7 2 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.60%) Docker
3 5 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.58%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.29%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.29%) vSphere
5 2 (0.29%) XenApp
5 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.15%) HDFS
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (3.34%) Puppet
2 13 (1.89%) Kibana
3 9 (1.31%) Terraform
4 6 (0.87%) SCCM
5 5 (0.73%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (0.58%) Grafana
6 4 (0.58%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.58%) Nessus
6 4 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.58%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.44%) Ansible
7 3 (0.44%) HP Fortify
7 3 (0.44%) logstash
7 3 (0.44%) Perfmon
7 3 (0.44%) Rundeck
7 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.29%) SCOM
9 1 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (11.03%) Google
2 45 (6.53%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (3.34%) Tealium
5 19 (2.76%) IBM
5 19 (2.76%) SAP
6 16 (2.32%) Tableau
7 13 (1.89%) hybris
8 11 (1.60%) Oracle
8 11 (1.60%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 10 (1.45%) Apple
9 10 (1.45%) Cisco
10 9 (1.31%) New Relic
11 8 (1.16%) HP
11 8 (1.16%) Mashery
11 8 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (1.02%) Citrix
12 7 (1.02%) Optimizely
12 7 (1.02%) Perforce
13 6 (0.87%) Splunk