Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 189 166 188
Rank change year-on-year -23 +22 -29
Contract jobs citing Adobe 273 433 640
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.37% 1.59% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 3.63% 4.06% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 312 378
Median daily rate £450 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -10.59% -
10th Percentile £213 £150 £170
90th Percentile £588 £588 £588
England median daily rate £413 £365 £413
% change year-on-year +13.01% -11.52% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% +13.73% +5.51%
10th Percentile £24.25 £17.20 £15.80
90th Percentile £52.00 £76.75 £23.18
England median hourly rate £29.25 £28.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year +3.54% +50.67% -8.54%

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 7,511 10,671 17,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.77% 39.18% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,026 7,384 11,534
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £306 £255 £288
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 188 268
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +5.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £13.72 £12.44 £12.68
90th Percentile £68.00 £49.13 £39.65
Median hourly rate £22.17 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.53% +6.86% +0.40%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in London

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Adobe in London.

Daily rate trend for Adobe in London

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe in London over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe in London

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Adobe in London.

Hourly rate trend for Adobe in London

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Adobe in London over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 -13 29 £475 +26.67% 19
West London +7 15 £500 +93.80% 9
South London +46 6 £575 +42.86%
North London - 2 £375 -
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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.

1 113 (41.39%) User Experience
2 98 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (25.27%) Analytics
3 69 (25.27%) Sketch
4 61 (22.34%) InVision
5 60 (21.98%) HTML
6 53 (19.41%) Marketing
7 51 (18.68%) JavaScript
7 51 (18.68%) Wireframes
8 48 (17.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 48 (17.58%) CSS
9 47 (17.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 45 (16.48%) Axure RP
10 45 (16.48%) Prototyping
10 45 (16.48%) Adobe XD
11 44 (16.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 43 (15.75%) Photoshop
13 37 (13.55%) Degree
13 37 (13.55%) Workshop Facilitation
14 34 (12.45%) Adobe Analytics
15 32 (11.72%) Zeplin
16 30 (10.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 30 (10.99%) Usability Testing
17 29 (10.62%) JIRA
17 29 (10.62%) Finance
17 29 (10.62%) CMS
17 29 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (10.26%) User Stories
19 27 (9.89%) E-Commerce
19 27 (9.89%) Retail

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 47 (17.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 29 (10.62%) CMS
3 6 (2.20%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.20%) Confluence
3 6 (2.20%) SAS
4 5 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.83%) WordPress
5 4 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.73%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.37%) Headless CMS
7 1 (0.37%) Moodle
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 69 (25.27%) Sketch
2 61 (22.34%) InVision
3 48 (17.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 45 (16.48%) Adobe XD
5 44 (16.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 43 (15.75%) Photoshop
7 32 (11.72%) Zeplin
8 12 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (4.03%) Adobe After Effects
9 11 (4.03%) Figma
10 8 (2.93%) Adobe Premiere
11 6 (2.20%) Acrobat
11 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
12 5 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 4 (1.47%) Adobe Captivate
13 4 (1.47%) OmniGraffle
14 3 (1.10%) CINEMA 4D
14 3 (1.10%) InDesign
14 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
14 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (1.47%) Magento
2 2 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.73%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.37%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.37%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.37%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.45%) Adobe Analytics
2 30 (10.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 17 (6.23%) AWS
4 11 (4.03%) Google Analytics
5 8 (2.93%) GitHub
6 7 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.56%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.20%) Azure
7 6 (2.20%) GCP
8 5 (1.83%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (1.83%) Amazon Glacier
8 5 (1.83%) Microsoft 365
9 4 (1.47%) npm
10 3 (1.10%) SaaS
10 3 (1.10%) Serverless
11 2 (0.73%) Akamai
11 2 (0.73%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.73%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.20%) DNS
2 3 (1.10%) DMARC
2 3 (1.10%) SMS
2 3 (1.10%) SMTP
3 2 (0.73%) Broadband
3 2 (0.73%) SSL
3 2 (0.73%) WebEx
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.03%) Tableau
2 6 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.83%) Amazon Athena
3 5 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (1.83%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (1.10%) Big Data
4 3 (1.10%) CockroachDB
4 3 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.73%) MySQL
5 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.37%) Mixpanel
6 1 (0.37%) MS Access
6 1 (0.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 45 (16.48%) Axure RP
2 29 (10.62%) JIRA
3 21 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 16 (5.86%) Balsamiq
5 14 (5.13%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.93%) JUnit
6 8 (2.93%) Selenium
7 7 (2.56%) webpack
8 6 (2.20%) Grunt
9 5 (1.83%) gulp
10 4 (1.47%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (1.47%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.10%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.10%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.10%) Cypress.io
11 3 (1.10%) Mocha
11 3 (1.10%) Mockito
12 2 (0.73%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.73%) QUnit
12 2 (0.73%) WebStorm
General
1 53 (19.41%) Marketing
2 29 (10.62%) Finance
3 27 (9.89%) Retail
4 11 (4.03%) Banking
4 11 (4.03%) Games
4 11 (4.03%) Publishing
5 9 (3.30%) Advertising
5 9 (3.30%) Polish Language
6 7 (2.56%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.47%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.10%) Law
9 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.73%) French Language
10 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.37%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) German Language
11 1 (0.37%) Legal
11 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 127 (46.52%) Designer
2 59 (21.61%) UX Designer
3 48 (17.58%) UI Designer
4 43 (15.75%) Developer
5 34 (12.45%) UI/UX Designer
6 31 (11.36%) Senior Designer
7 26 (9.52%) Digital Designer
8 20 (7.33%) Senior UX Designer
9 18 (6.59%) Analyst
10 16 (5.86%) Architect
11 11 (4.03%) Data Analyst
12 10 (3.66%) E-Commerce Designer
12 10 (3.66%) Graphic Designer
13 9 (3.30%) Senior UI Designer
14 7 (2.56%) Data Scientist
14 7 (2.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 7 (2.56%) Lead Designer
14 7 (2.56%) Senior Digital Designer
14 7 (2.56%) Senior UI/UX Designer
15 6 (2.20%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (21.98%) HTML
2 48 (17.58%) CSS
3 23 (8.42%) jQuery
4 20 (7.33%) HTML5
5 19 (6.96%) CSS3
5 19 (6.96%) Sass
6 13 (4.76%) React
7 11 (4.03%) JSON
7 11 (4.03%) REST
8 10 (3.66%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.30%) Ajax
9 9 (3.30%) Node.js
10 8 (2.93%) Vue.js
11 5 (1.83%) JSTL
11 5 (1.83%) RESTful
11 5 (1.83%) SOAP
11 5 (1.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.83%) XML
12 4 (1.47%) Flash
12 4 (1.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 113 (41.39%) User Experience
2 29 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.42%) W3C
4 22 (8.06%) Mobile App
5 16 (5.86%) Graphic Design
6 15 (5.49%) Social Media
7 9 (3.30%) e-Learning
8 7 (2.56%) Animation
9 6 (2.20%) Photography
10 5 (1.83%) Blog
10 5 (1.83%) FMCG
10 5 (1.83%) Marketing Technology
10 5 (1.83%) Video Editing
11 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.47%) Motion Graphics
11 4 (1.47%) PlayStation
12 2 (0.73%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.73%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.79%) Apple iOS
2 23 (8.42%) Android
3 4 (1.47%) Windows
4 3 (1.10%) Linux
4 3 (1.10%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (25.27%) Analytics
3 51 (18.68%) Wireframes
4 45 (16.48%) Prototyping
5 37 (13.55%) Workshop Facilitation
6 30 (10.99%) Usability Testing
7 28 (10.26%) User Stories
8 27 (9.89%) E-Commerce
8 27 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (9.16%) Content Management
10 24 (8.79%) Acceptance Criteria
10 24 (8.79%) Backlog Management
10 24 (8.79%) Data Analysis
10 24 (8.79%) Design Thinking
11 23 (8.42%) Storytelling
12 22 (8.06%) Human-Centred Design
12 22 (8.06%) Service Design
13 21 (7.69%) Scrum
14 18 (6.59%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 17 (6.23%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.68%) JavaScript
2 25 (9.16%) SQL
3 22 (8.06%) Java
4 19 (6.96%) Python
5 17 (6.23%) R
6 13 (4.76%) ES6
7 6 (2.20%) PHP
8 5 (1.83%) Java 8
9 4 (1.47%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.10%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.73%) C#
11 2 (0.73%) ES7
12 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.37%) Groovy
12 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (13.55%) Degree
2 9 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.73%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.73%) MCSE
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.69%) QA
2 10 (3.66%) Data Quality
3 9 (3.30%) WCAG
4 5 (1.83%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (1.83%) Docker
2 3 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (6.59%) Google
2 9 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (2.93%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.20%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 5 (1.83%) Optimizely
5 5 (1.83%) Twitter
6 4 (1.47%) Apple
6 4 (1.47%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.10%) Monetate
7 3 (1.10%) Tealium
8 2 (0.73%) Capita
8 2 (0.73%) Databricks
8 2 (0.73%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.73%) Facebook
8 2 (0.73%) Instagram
8 2 (0.73%) Nintex
8 2 (0.73%) Omniture
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle
8 2 (0.73%) Varonis
8 2 (0.73%) YouTube