Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 182 164
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18 -11
Contract jobs citing Adobe 422 250 689
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.62% 1.40% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 4.18% 3.62% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 180 394
10th Percentile £260 £212 £204
25th Percentile £350 £300 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £420 £425
Median % change year-on-year +13.10% -1.18% -
75th Percentile £575 £525 £525
90th Percentile £675 £588 £575
England median daily rate £445 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +7.23% -2.35% +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
10th Percentile " £16.45 £20.51
25th Percentile £21.25 £19.38 £20.67
Median hourly rate £34.25 £33.75 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.48% +53.41% -29.60%
75th Percentile £42.62 £47.81 £30.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.93 £42.13
England median hourly rate £23.90 £22.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +6.22% -28.00% +64.47%

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 10,099 6,903 15,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.76% 38.68% 39.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,760 4,730 10,680
10th Percentile £340 £285 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £625 £606 £600
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
England median daily rate £498 £470 £465
% change year-on-year +6.03% +1.08% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 87 239
10th Percentile £13.63 £12.58 £12.70
25th Percentile £16.71 £18.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate £26.75 £26.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.88% +23.81% +1.16%
75th Percentile £47.44 £40.61 £33.75
90th Percentile £68.17 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +6.86%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -22 42 £475 +17.65% 21
West London -4 15 £356 +14.46% 7
South London +37 8 £588 +54.61% 3
East London +8 5 £213 -50.00% 12
North London - 1 £375 -
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 172 (40.76%) User Experience
2 168 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (25.83%) Analytics
4 99 (23.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 97 (22.99%) Social Skills
6 95 (22.51%) Sketch
7 94 (22.27%) Wireframes
8 87 (20.62%) Marketing
9 78 (18.48%) JavaScript
9 78 (18.48%) Prototyping
10 76 (18.01%) HTML
11 67 (15.88%) CSS
11 67 (15.88%) InVision
12 65 (15.40%) Finance
13 63 (14.93%) Adobe Analytics
14 62 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
15 57 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
16 56 (13.27%) Workshop Facilitation
17 55 (13.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 55 (13.03%) Accessibility
18 54 (12.80%) Zeplin
19 53 (12.56%) Photoshop
19 53 (12.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 51 (12.09%) User Stories
20 51 (12.09%) SQL
20 51 (12.09%) Degree
21 48 (11.37%) Storytelling
22 46 (10.90%) Adobe Illustrator
23 45 (10.66%) Java
23 45 (10.66%) Axure RP

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 99 (23.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 40 (9.48%) CMS
3 15 (3.55%) SAS
4 10 (2.37%) Apache Spark
5 9 (2.13%) Confluence
6 6 (1.42%) Apache
6 6 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.42%) WordPress
7 3 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.24%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.24%) JBoss
8 1 (0.24%) Moodle
8 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.24%) Totara
8 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 95 (22.51%) Sketch
2 67 (15.88%) InVision
3 54 (12.80%) Zeplin
4 53 (12.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 53 (12.56%) Photoshop
5 46 (10.90%) Adobe Illustrator
6 45 (10.66%) Adobe XD
7 43 (10.19%) Figma
8 31 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
9 30 (7.11%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (2.61%) InDesign
11 9 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 8 (1.90%) Adobe After Effects
13 6 (1.42%) OmniGraffle
14 5 (1.18%) Adobe Premiere
15 4 (0.95%) Adobe Captivate
15 4 (0.95%) Maya
16 3 (0.71%) Chatbot
16 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
17 2 (0.47%) Autodesk Flame
Business Applications
1 18 (4.27%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.71%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.47%) Magento
3 2 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.47%) SessionCam
3 2 (0.47%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.24%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.24%) Shopify
4 1 (0.24%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 63 (14.93%) Adobe Analytics
2 55 (13.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 34 (8.06%) AWS
4 24 (5.69%) Power Platform
5 23 (5.45%) Google Analytics
6 18 (4.27%) Azure
7 16 (3.79%) Serverless
8 13 (3.08%) GCP
9 11 (2.61%) npm
10 10 (2.37%) Microsoft 365
11 9 (2.13%) GitHub
12 7 (1.66%) Trello
13 6 (1.42%) Amazon S3
14 5 (1.18%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.95%) Amazon Glacier
15 4 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.95%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.37%) DNS
2 7 (1.66%) SMS
3 6 (1.42%) SMTP
4 5 (1.18%) DMARC
4 5 (1.18%) HTTP
5 4 (0.95%) Broadband
5 4 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.71%) DHCP
6 3 (0.71%) Internet
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.24%) Extranet
7 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.24%) Intranet
7 1 (0.24%) IPv4
7 1 (0.24%) IPv6
7 1 (0.24%) SNMP
7 1 (0.24%) SSH
7 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) WebEx
7 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.06%) Tableau
2 21 (4.98%) Power BI
3 6 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (1.42%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.18%) CockroachDB
4 5 (1.18%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.18%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.95%) Amazon Athena
5 4 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (0.95%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.95%) Qlik Sense
5 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.71%) Big Data
6 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.71%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (0.47%) MySQL
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 45 (10.66%) Axure RP
2 40 (9.48%) JIRA
3 34 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 24 (5.69%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.55%) JUnit
6 14 (3.32%) Cypress.io
7 11 (2.61%) Maven
8 9 (2.13%) webpack
9 8 (1.90%) Selenium
10 6 (1.42%) Balsamiq
11 5 (1.18%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.18%) Mockito
12 4 (0.95%) gulp
12 4 (0.95%) JMeter
13 3 (0.71%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.47%) Bitbucket Server
14 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.47%) IntelliJ
15 1 (0.24%) Storybook
General
1 97 (22.99%) Social Skills
2 87 (20.62%) Marketing
3 65 (15.40%) Finance
4 57 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (8.53%) Retail
6 30 (7.11%) Banking
7 20 (4.74%) Presentation Skills
8 18 (4.27%) Organisational Skills
9 17 (4.03%) Publishing
10 13 (3.08%) Public Sector
11 12 (2.84%) Telecoms
12 9 (2.13%) Advertising
13 8 (1.90%) French Language
13 8 (1.90%) German Language
13 8 (1.90%) Investment Banking
14 7 (1.66%) Law
14 7 (1.66%) Manufacturing
15 6 (1.42%) Back Office
16 5 (1.18%) Italian Language
16 5 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 160 (37.91%) Designer
2 75 (17.77%) UX Designer
3 64 (15.17%) UI Designer
4 59 (13.98%) Developer
5 55 (13.03%) Analyst
6 36 (8.53%) UI/UX Designer
7 33 (7.82%) Digital Designer
8 32 (7.58%) Senior Designer
9 28 (6.64%) Architect
10 21 (4.98%) Senior UX Designer
11 20 (4.74%) Data Analyst
12 19 (4.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 17 (4.03%) Consultant
14 15 (3.55%) Digital UX Designer
15 12 (2.84%) Senior Digital Designer
16 11 (2.61%) Lead Designer
17 10 (2.37%) Digital Analyst
17 10 (2.37%) E-Commerce Designer
18 9 (2.13%) Data Scientist
19 8 (1.90%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (18.01%) HTML
2 67 (15.88%) CSS
3 29 (6.87%) jQuery
4 26 (6.16%) React
5 25 (5.92%) Sass
6 19 (4.50%) HTML5
6 19 (4.50%) REST
7 18 (4.27%) CSS3
7 18 (4.27%) RESTful
8 16 (3.79%) Spring
9 14 (3.32%) Ajax
9 14 (3.32%) JSON
9 14 (3.32%) Node.js
10 13 (3.08%) AngularJS
10 13 (3.08%) SOAP
11 10 (2.37%) Redux
12 9 (2.13%) Apache Sling
12 9 (2.13%) Jest
12 9 (2.13%) Material Design
12 9 (2.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 172 (40.76%) User Experience
2 25 (5.92%) Graphic Design
2 25 (5.92%) Mobile App
3 24 (5.69%) W3C
4 13 (3.08%) Marketing Technology
5 12 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.13%) FMCG
7 8 (1.90%) e-Learning
7 8 (1.90%) Social Media
7 8 (1.90%) Taxonomies
8 7 (1.66%) Animation
8 7 (1.66%) Blog
9 6 (1.42%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.95%) Photography
10 4 (0.95%) SCORM
10 4 (0.95%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.71%) Clustering
11 3 (0.71%) Motion Graphics
11 3 (0.71%) Video Editing
11 3 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.77%) Apple iOS
2 36 (8.53%) Android
3 11 (2.61%) Windows
4 6 (1.42%) Linux
5 5 (1.18%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (0.71%) Unix
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (25.83%) Analytics
3 94 (22.27%) Wireframes
4 78 (18.48%) Prototyping
5 62 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
6 56 (13.27%) Workshop Facilitation
7 51 (12.09%) User Stories
8 48 (11.37%) Storytelling
9 45 (10.66%) Acceptance Criteria
10 39 (9.24%) Backlog Management
11 37 (8.77%) Service Design
12 36 (8.53%) Scrum
12 36 (8.53%) SEO
12 36 (8.53%) Visualisation
13 34 (8.06%) Workflow
14 33 (7.82%) Data Analysis
14 33 (7.82%) E-Commerce
14 33 (7.82%) Usability Testing
15 30 (7.11%) CRM
16 29 (6.87%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 78 (18.48%) JavaScript
2 51 (12.09%) SQL
3 45 (10.66%) Java
4 31 (7.35%) Python
5 16 (3.79%) ES6
5 16 (3.79%) R
6 14 (3.32%) TypeScript
7 7 (1.66%) Java 8
8 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.95%) HiveQL
10 3 (0.71%) C
10 3 (0.71%) C#
10 3 (0.71%) Kotlin
10 3 (0.71%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.47%) Groovy
11 2 (0.47%) Scala
12 1 (0.24%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.24%) ES7
12 1 (0.24%) Go
Qualifications
1 51 (12.09%) Degree
2 14 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.71%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.47%) MCSE
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.24%) MBA
6 1 (0.24%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (13.03%) Accessibility
2 28 (6.64%) WCAG
3 23 (5.45%) QA
4 16 (3.79%) Data Quality
5 10 (2.37%) GDPR
6 4 (0.95%) SLA
7 1 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 21 (4.98%) Docker
2 14 (3.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.71%) Varnish
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.42%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.18%) SCCM
3 3 (0.71%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (0.71%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (7.82%) Google
2 26 (6.16%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (2.37%) Apple
4 10 (2.37%) Teradata
5 7 (1.66%) SAP
6 6 (1.42%) Cisco
6 6 (1.42%) New Relic
7 5 (1.18%) Marketo
7 5 (1.18%) Optimizely
8 4 (0.95%) Alteryx
8 4 (0.95%) Facebook
8 4 (0.95%) Monetate
8 4 (0.95%) Openreach
9 3 (0.71%) Cadence
9 3 (0.71%) Databricks
9 3 (0.71%) Dynatrace
9 3 (0.71%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (0.71%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.47%) Varonis