Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 242 176
Rank change year-on-year +78 -66 +15
Contract jobs citing Adobe 568 121 608
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.70% 0.90% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 4.42% 2.19% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 81 383
10th Percentile £259 £263 £176
25th Percentile £356 £350 £275
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £440 £425
Median % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -
75th Percentile £588 £513 £535
90th Percentile £700 £575 £618
England median daily rate £453 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +13.13% -4.76% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 3
10th Percentile £21.25 £45.33 £23.19
25th Percentile £24.50 £45.44 £26.85
Median hourly rate £25.00 £46.75 £35.90
Median % change year-on-year -46.52% +30.22% +14.88%
75th Percentile £32.38 £47.94 £44.43
90th Percentile £41.75 £47.98 £47.77
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -56.00% +94.17%

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 12,847 5,514 15,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.41% 40.84% 39.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,718 3,735 10,504
10th Percentile £340 £306 £275
25th Percentile £440 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £625 £588
90th Percentile £725 £720 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 45 243
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.72 £12.50
25th Percentile £15.38 £17.00 £15.55
Median hourly rate £24.35 £27.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -9.81% +31.71% +5.13%
75th Percentile £42.94 £47.25 £29.96
90th Percentile £55.63 £51.21 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +9.13%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -11 58 £475 -2.56% 33
West London -5 23 £363 -25.64% 8
South London - 17 £520 - 3
East London -7 6 £236 -44.41% 11
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 216 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (35.04%) User Experience
3 177 (31.16%) Analytics
4 142 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 136 (23.94%) Social Skills
6 128 (22.54%) Sketch
6 128 (22.54%) Marketing
7 122 (21.48%) Wireframes
8 120 (21.13%) JavaScript
9 112 (19.72%) CSS
10 105 (18.49%) HTML
11 103 (18.13%) Prototyping
12 99 (17.43%) Finance
13 98 (17.25%) Adobe Analytics
14 95 (16.73%) Accessibility
15 89 (15.67%) InVision
16 84 (14.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 81 (14.26%) Problem-Solving
18 79 (13.91%) CMS
19 76 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
20 72 (12.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 71 (12.50%) Google
22 69 (12.15%) Zeplin
23 67 (11.80%) Retail
24 65 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
24 65 (11.44%) Photoshop
25 63 (11.09%) Degree
25 63 (11.09%) Figma
25 63 (11.09%) User Research
26 61 (10.74%) SQL

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
1 142 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 79 (13.91%) CMS
3 21 (3.70%) SAS
4 15 (2.64%) Apache
5 10 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.23%) Confluence
7 5 (0.88%) WordPress
8 3 (0.53%) Alfresco
8 3 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.53%) Drupal
8 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.35%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.35%) Documentum
9 2 (0.35%) FileNet
9 2 (0.35%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.35%) OnBase
9 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 128 (22.54%) Sketch
2 89 (15.67%) InVision
3 72 (12.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 69 (12.15%) Zeplin
5 65 (11.44%) Photoshop
6 63 (11.09%) Figma
7 55 (9.68%) Adobe Illustrator
8 50 (8.80%) Adobe XD
9 43 (7.57%) Microsoft Excel
10 42 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
11 21 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 18 (3.17%) InDesign
13 10 (1.76%) Adobe After Effects
14 9 (1.58%) Adobe Premiere
14 9 (1.58%) Chatbot
14 9 (1.58%) Marvel
15 5 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
16 3 (0.53%) NUKE
17 2 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
17 2 (0.35%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 21 (3.70%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.53%) Shopify
3 2 (0.35%) Magento
3 2 (0.35%) SessionCam
3 2 (0.35%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Sprinklr
4 1 (0.18%) Unica
4 1 (0.18%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 98 (17.25%) Adobe Analytics
2 84 (14.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 51 (8.98%) Power Platform
4 46 (8.10%) Google Analytics
5 31 (5.46%) AWS
6 25 (4.40%) GitHub
7 24 (4.23%) Azure
8 18 (3.17%) Serverless
9 16 (2.82%) Microsoft 365
10 14 (2.46%) GCP
11 11 (1.94%) Miro
12 10 (1.76%) Trello
13 9 (1.58%) npm
14 8 (1.41%) GitHub Actions
15 7 (1.23%) Google Tag Manager
16 6 (1.06%) BlazeMeter
17 5 (0.88%) Akamai
17 5 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 5 (0.88%) CloudFront
17 5 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.46%) DNS
1 14 (2.46%) Internet
2 9 (1.58%) DHCP
2 9 (1.58%) HTTP
3 5 (0.88%) Junos
3 5 (0.88%) LAN
3 5 (0.88%) SAN
3 5 (0.88%) VPN
3 5 (0.88%) WAN
4 4 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.35%) Broadband
5 2 (0.35%) Firewall
5 2 (0.35%) SMS
5 2 (0.35%) SMTP
5 2 (0.35%) SNMP
5 2 (0.35%) SSL
6 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.18%) IPv4
6 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.80%) Power BI
2 48 (8.45%) Tableau
3 11 (1.94%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.41%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.41%) Metadata
5 7 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.88%) MySQL
7 4 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.70%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.53%) Big Data
8 3 (0.53%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.35%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.18%) Redis
10 1 (0.18%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 59 (10.39%) Axure RP
2 33 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 33 (5.81%) JIRA
3 29 (5.11%) JUnit
4 28 (4.93%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.82%) Mockito
6 11 (1.94%) Maven
7 10 (1.76%) Cypress.io
8 8 (1.41%) webpack
9 6 (1.06%) JMeter
10 3 (0.53%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.53%) gulp
10 3 (0.53%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.53%) Storybook
10 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.35%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.35%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
General
1 136 (23.94%) Social Skills
2 128 (22.54%) Marketing
3 99 (17.43%) Finance
4 76 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (11.80%) Retail
6 43 (7.57%) Presentation Skills
7 37 (6.51%) Banking
8 18 (3.17%) German Language
9 17 (2.99%) French Language
9 17 (2.99%) Organisational Skills
10 14 (2.46%) Advertising
11 13 (2.29%) Investment Banking
11 13 (2.29%) Publishing
12 12 (2.11%) Public Sector
13 11 (1.94%) Back Office
13 11 (1.94%) Telecoms
14 9 (1.58%) Italian Language
15 8 (1.41%) Manufacturing
16 7 (1.23%) Multimedia
17 6 (1.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 199 (35.04%) Designer
2 96 (16.90%) UX Designer
3 86 (15.14%) Analyst
4 81 (14.26%) UI Designer
5 71 (12.50%) Developer
6 40 (7.04%) UI/UX Designer
7 39 (6.87%) Architect
8 32 (5.63%) Digital Analyst
9 27 (4.75%) Digital Designer
10 25 (4.40%) Data Analyst
11 24 (4.23%) Senior Designer
12 22 (3.87%) Consultant
13 21 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 20 (3.52%) Marketing Manager
15 16 (2.82%) Digital Analytics Analyst
15 16 (2.82%) Digital UX Designer
15 16 (2.82%) Lead Designer
16 15 (2.64%) Senior UX Designer
17 11 (1.94%) Support Engineer
18 10 (1.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (19.72%) CSS
2 105 (18.49%) HTML
3 45 (7.92%) React
4 43 (7.57%) jQuery
5 29 (5.11%) CSS3
6 23 (4.05%) RESTful
6 23 (4.05%) Sass
7 22 (3.87%) OSGi
8 21 (3.70%) XML
9 20 (3.52%) Web Services
10 18 (3.17%) HTML5
11 16 (2.82%) REST
12 15 (2.64%) Node.js
12 15 (2.64%) Preactjs
13 14 (2.46%) Apache Sling
14 13 (2.29%) AngularJS
15 12 (2.11%) Ajax
15 12 (2.11%) JSON
15 12 (2.11%) Redux
16 11 (1.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 199 (35.04%) User Experience
2 43 (7.57%) Mobile App
3 25 (4.40%) W3C
4 19 (3.35%) Animation
4 19 (3.35%) Graphic Design
4 19 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (3.35%) Social Media
5 16 (2.82%) Marketing Technology
6 12 (2.11%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.58%) e-Learning
9 8 (1.41%) Taxonomies
10 7 (1.23%) FMCG
11 6 (1.06%) iPad
11 6 (1.06%) Photography
12 5 (0.88%) iPhone
12 5 (0.88%) Motion Graphics
12 5 (0.88%) Video Editing
12 5 (0.88%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.70%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.10%) Apple iOS
2 45 (7.92%) Android
3 25 (4.40%) Windows
4 11 (1.94%) Linux
5 10 (1.76%) Windows 10
6 9 (1.58%) Windows Server 2019
7 8 (1.41%) Unix
8 7 (1.23%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.53%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (31.16%) Analytics
3 122 (21.48%) Wireframes
4 103 (18.13%) Prototyping
5 81 (14.26%) Problem-Solving
6 65 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
7 63 (11.09%) User Research
8 59 (10.39%) E-Commerce
9 57 (10.04%) Visualisation
10 48 (8.45%) Scrum
10 48 (8.45%) Typography
10 48 (8.45%) Workshop Facilitation
11 46 (8.10%) Project Management
12 45 (7.92%) Content Management
13 44 (7.75%) Digital Marketing
13 44 (7.75%) Storytelling
14 42 (7.39%) B2B
14 42 (7.39%) Data Visualisation
14 42 (7.39%) DevOps
15 41 (7.22%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 120 (21.13%) JavaScript
2 61 (10.74%) SQL
3 54 (9.51%) Java
4 29 (5.11%) Python
5 17 (2.99%) Java 8
6 15 (2.64%) Java 11
7 11 (1.94%) ES6
7 11 (1.94%) TypeScript
8 8 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.23%) HiveQL
10 6 (1.06%) Kotlin
11 5 (0.88%) C#
12 4 (0.70%) C
12 4 (0.70%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.70%) R
13 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.35%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.35%) Groovy
14 2 (0.35%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 63 (11.09%) Degree
2 10 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.53%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.18%) MBA
5 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (16.73%) Accessibility
2 25 (4.40%) WCAG
3 20 (3.52%) QA
4 10 (1.76%) SLA
5 9 (1.58%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.70%) COBIT
7 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.35%) GDPR
9 1 (0.18%) GxP
System Software
1 29 (5.11%) Docker
2 20 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (0.88%) vSphere
4 3 (0.53%) Varnish
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.23%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.06%) SCCM
3 3 (0.53%) Puppet
4 2 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.18%) Ansible
5 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 71 (12.50%) Google
2 32 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.28%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (3.17%) Teradata
5 17 (2.99%) Apple
6 15 (2.64%) Marketo
7 11 (1.94%) Oracle
8 9 (1.58%) SAP
9 7 (1.23%) Alteryx
9 7 (1.23%) hybris
9 7 (1.23%) New Relic
10 5 (0.88%) Cadence
10 5 (0.88%) Cisco
10 5 (0.88%) Dell
10 5 (0.88%) Juniper
10 5 (0.88%) Kaspersky
10 5 (0.88%) Veeam
10 5 (0.88%) VMware
11 4 (0.70%) Facebook
11 4 (0.70%) Gigya