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 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 130 124
Rank change year-on-year -35 -6  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 320 417 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.55% 1.93% 1.87%
As % of the Vendors category 3.74% 4.66% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 280 282
Median daily rate £450 £400 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 14
Median hourly rate £19.63 £18.20 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -17.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £10.84 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.48 £25.56 £25.00
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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8558 8945 10313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.38% 41.35% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5794 6177 6805
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £607 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 112 257
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
City of London -12 28 £375 -6.25% 18
Croydon +5 11 £525 +133.33%
Canary Wharf +6 6 £450 -
Uxbridge -4 3 - -
Hounslow +4 1 - -
Adobe
England

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 London region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 238 (35.52%) HTML
2 235 (35.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 222 (33.13%) CSS
4 201 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 192 (28.66%) JavaScript
6 188 (28.06%) Marketing
7 166 (24.78%) User Experience
8 141 (21.04%) CMS
9 123 (18.36%) Photoshop
10 119 (17.76%) Java
11 114 (17.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 99 (14.78%) Analytics
12 99 (14.78%) E-Commerce
13 97 (14.48%) HTML5
14 95 (14.18%) Finance
15 84 (12.54%) Front End Development
16 79 (11.79%) CSS3
16 79 (11.79%) AngularJS
17 70 (10.45%) Content Management
18 67 (10.00%) Google
18 67 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
19 65 (9.70%) Adobe Illustrator
20 64 (9.55%) Scrum
21 61 (9.10%) Retail
22 55 (8.21%) Axure RP
23 52 (7.76%) Wireframes
23 52 (7.76%) MVC
23 52 (7.76%) XML
23 52 (7.76%) Banking
24 51 (7.61%) Web Development

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
1 235 (35.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 141 (21.04%) CMS
3 34 (5.07%) Confluence
4 21 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.69%) Apache
6 16 (2.39%) SAS
7 12 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (1.34%) JBoss
8 9 (1.34%) LiveCycle
8 9 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.34%) WordPress
9 8 (1.19%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.19%) CoreMedia CMS
9 8 (1.19%) Drupal
9 8 (1.19%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.04%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.90%) Magnolia
12 4 (0.60%) Mule
13 3 (0.45%) IIS
13 3 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 123 (18.36%) Photoshop
2 114 (17.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 65 (9.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 38 (5.67%) InDesign
5 29 (4.33%) OmniGraffle
6 28 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
7 26 (3.88%) InVision
8 16 (2.39%) Adobe After Effects
8 16 (2.39%) MS Visio
9 14 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
10 13 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 11 (1.64%) CINEMA 4D
12 7 (1.04%) Adobe Premiere
12 7 (1.04%) UXPin
13 6 (0.90%) Adobe Captivate
14 5 (0.75%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
15 4 (0.60%) SPSS
16 3 (0.45%) 3ds Max
16 3 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.19%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (0.90%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.60%) Murex MxG2000
3 4 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.60%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.45%) Revive Adserver
4 3 (0.45%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.30%) Data Workbench
5 2 (0.30%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 2 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.30%) Unica
6 1 (0.15%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 1 (0.15%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.15%) SessionCam
6 1 (0.15%) Shopify
6 1 (0.15%) Social Studio
6 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 67 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 35 (5.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 34 (5.07%) Google Analytics
4 19 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (1.19%) SaaS
6 6 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.90%) G Suite
7 5 (0.75%) GitHub
8 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.45%) AdWords
9 3 (0.45%) Google Drive
9 3 (0.45%) Office 365
10 2 (0.30%) Silverpop
10 2 (0.30%) SmartFocus
10 2 (0.30%) Veeva
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.13%) WebEx
2 15 (2.24%) DNS
3 14 (2.09%) Internet
4 9 (1.34%) Intranet
5 7 (1.04%) HTTP
6 5 (0.75%) DHCP
6 5 (0.75%) SSL
7 4 (0.60%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.30%) Network Security
10 1 (0.15%) DKIM
10 1 (0.15%) DMARC
10 1 (0.15%) LAN
10 1 (0.15%) Skype
10 1 (0.15%) snoop
10 1 (0.15%) SSH
10 1 (0.15%) VoIP
10 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.19%) Big Data
2 8 (1.19%) MongoDB
2 8 (1.19%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.04%) Jackrabbit
4 6 (0.90%) MySQL
5 4 (0.60%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.60%) HBase
5 4 (0.60%) KDB
6 3 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.45%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.30%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.30%) Essbase
7 2 (0.30%) QlikView
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.30%) SQLite
7 2 (0.30%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 55 (8.21%) Axure RP
2 42 (6.27%) JIRA
3 28 (4.18%) Jasmine
4 27 (4.03%) Maven
5 26 (3.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 21 (3.13%) Git (software)
7 18 (2.69%) Grunt
8 17 (2.54%) Selenium
9 15 (2.24%) Karma Test Runner
10 12 (1.79%) Jenkins
10 12 (1.79%) Subversion
11 10 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
12 8 (1.19%) Gradle
12 8 (1.19%) TortoiseSVN
13 6 (0.90%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.60%) TestDirector
15 3 (0.45%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.45%) gulp
15 3 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 188 (28.06%) Marketing
2 95 (14.18%) Finance
3 61 (9.10%) Retail
4 52 (7.76%) Banking
5 27 (4.03%) Publishing
5 27 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.39%) Advertising
7 12 (1.79%) Games
8 10 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.90%) Electronics
11 5 (0.75%) Front Office
11 5 (0.75%) Legal
11 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.60%) Brand Awareness
12 4 (0.60%) French Language
13 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.30%) Automotive
14 2 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 182 (27.16%) Developer
2 172 (25.67%) Designer
3 83 (12.39%) UI Designer
4 63 (9.40%) UX Designer
5 57 (8.51%) Analyst
6 51 (7.61%) Architect
7 45 (6.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 37 (5.52%) Consultant
8 37 (5.52%) Java Developer
8 37 (5.52%) UI Developer
9 34 (5.07%) Visual Designer
10 32 (4.78%) UI/UX Designer
11 25 (3.73%) JavaScript Developer
12 23 (3.43%) Business Analyst
13 21 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (3.13%) Web Designer
14 20 (2.99%) Angular Developer
15 18 (2.69%) Trainer
16 16 (2.39%) Digital Analyst
16 16 (2.39%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (35.52%) HTML
2 222 (33.13%) CSS
3 97 (14.48%) HTML5
4 79 (11.79%) AngularJS
4 79 (11.79%) CSS3
5 52 (7.76%) XML
6 46 (6.87%) Web Services
7 42 (6.27%) jQuery
8 34 (5.07%) REST
8 34 (5.07%) Spring
9 31 (4.63%) J2EE
10 27 (4.03%) JSP
11 25 (3.73%) Java EE
12 23 (3.43%) Hibernate
12 23 (3.43%) JSON
12 23 (3.43%) Servlets
12 23 (3.43%) SOAP
13 22 (3.28%) Apache Sling
14 21 (3.13%) React
15 19 (2.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 166 (24.78%) User Experience
2 43 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.63%) Social Media
4 28 (4.18%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.99%) iPad
6 12 (1.79%) Graphic Design
7 9 (1.34%) FMCG
7 9 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.34%) Motion Graphics
7 9 (1.34%) RIA
8 8 (1.19%) Animation
8 8 (1.19%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.90%) e-Learning
10 6 (0.90%) Video Editing
11 5 (0.75%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.60%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.60%) Derivative
12 4 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.18%) Linux
2 26 (3.88%) Apple iOS
3 22 (3.28%) Android
4 19 (2.84%) Windows
5 10 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.34%) Unix
7 6 (0.90%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.90%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.45%) AIX
9 3 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (14.78%) Analytics
2 99 (14.78%) E-Commerce
3 84 (12.54%) Front End Development
4 70 (10.45%) Content Management
5 64 (9.55%) Scrum
6 52 (7.76%) MVC
6 52 (7.76%) Wireframes
7 51 (7.61%) Responsive Web Design
7 51 (7.61%) Web Development
8 43 (6.42%) Visualisation
9 41 (6.12%) Data Visualisation
10 37 (5.52%) Digital Marketing
10 37 (5.52%) Prototyping
11 36 (5.37%) Project Management
12 33 (4.93%) DevOps
13 32 (4.78%) Migration
14 31 (4.63%) MVVM
15 30 (4.48%) Typography
16 29 (4.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 192 (28.66%) JavaScript
2 119 (17.76%) Java
3 51 (7.61%) SQL
4 19 (2.84%) PHP
5 16 (2.39%) C#
6 9 (1.34%) Python
7 7 (1.04%) Perl
7 7 (1.04%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.75%) ActionScript
8 5 (0.75%) C
9 4 (0.60%) C++
9 4 (0.60%) Ruby
10 3 (0.45%) ES6
10 3 (0.45%) Jython
10 3 (0.45%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.45%) R
11 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.30%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.30%) VB
11 2 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (5.82%) Degree
2 13 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.04%) ISEB
3 7 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.75%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.30%) CISA
6 2 (0.30%) CISM
6 2 (0.30%) CISSP
6 2 (0.30%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.15%) MCDST
7 1 (0.15%) MCSE
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.15%) MOS
7 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.94%) QA
2 8 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.60%) Actionable Recommendations
3 4 (0.60%) MiFID
4 3 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.30%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) SLA
6 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.45%) vSphere
3 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.30%) HDFS
3 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) Docker
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.15%) vCloud
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.60%) Jamf Pro
2 3 (0.45%) Kibana
3 2 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.30%) logstash
3 2 (0.30%) Puppet
3 2 (0.30%) SCCM
3 2 (0.30%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.30%) vMotion
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.15%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (10.00%) Google
2 50 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 32 (4.78%) Oracle
4 29 (4.33%) IBM
5 28 (4.18%) SAP
6 17 (2.54%) Apple
7 13 (1.94%) Sitecore
7 13 (1.94%) Tableau
8 12 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.79%) VMware
9 11 (1.64%) HP
10 10 (1.49%) Omniture
10 10 (1.49%) Symantec
11 9 (1.34%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.34%) TIBCO
12 8 (1.19%) ATG
13 7 (1.04%) hybris
13 7 (1.04%) Sybase
13 7 (1.04%) Tealium
14 6 (0.90%) OpenText
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