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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe
England / London
Rank 137 144 163
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 354 372 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.82% 1.68% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 4.30% 4.09% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 281 184
Median daily rate £425 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +14.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Median hourly rate £65.50 £8.75 £19.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +648.57% -55.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £8.55 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.10 £8.95 £51.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £29.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -45.15% +84.37%  

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 8227 9093 9408
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.26% 41.09% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5516 6057 6079
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 131 199
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +12.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -2 38 £525 +31.25% 20
Uxbridge +10 8 - -
Bromley +10 2 £575 +53.33%
West End of London +2 2 £225 -44.09% 2
Hammersmith -3 2 £313 -43.18%
Heathrow - 2 £558 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £313 -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 290 (39.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 266 (35.85%) HTML
3 257 (34.64%) CSS
4 233 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
5 223 (30.05%) JavaScript
6 190 (25.61%) Marketing
7 167 (22.51%) User Experience
8 152 (20.49%) CMS
9 144 (19.41%) Java
10 118 (15.90%) Photoshop
11 117 (15.77%) XML
12 114 (15.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 111 (14.96%) Analytics
14 109 (14.69%) SQL
15 86 (11.59%) Finance
16 82 (11.05%) E-Commerce
16 82 (11.05%) jQuery
17 79 (10.65%) HTML5
18 77 (10.38%) Banking
19 75 (10.11%) Content Management
20 74 (9.97%) RESTful
21 73 (9.84%) AngularJS
22 72 (9.70%) Adobe Analytics
23 71 (9.57%) Adobe Illustrator
24 68 (9.16%) Web Services
24 68 (9.16%) Front End Development
25 67 (9.03%) Google
26 66 (8.89%) JSON
27 62 (8.36%) Retail
27 62 (8.36%) Wireframes

Adobe
Top Related 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
1 290 (39.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 152 (20.49%) CMS
3 51 (6.87%) Apache
4 31 (4.18%) Apache Solr
5 18 (2.43%) Confluence
6 15 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (1.89%) SAS
8 13 (1.75%) LiveCycle
8 13 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.75%) WordPress
9 10 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.21%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.08%) Drupal
11 8 (1.08%) JBoss
11 8 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.81%) Mule
12 6 (0.81%) Mule ESB
13 5 (0.67%) Marvel
14 4 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 118 (15.90%) Photoshop
2 114 (15.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 71 (9.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 35 (4.72%) InDesign
5 34 (4.58%) MS Office
6 24 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 23 (3.10%) OmniGraffle
8 21 (2.83%) InVision
8 21 (2.83%) MS Excel
9 13 (1.75%) MS Visio
10 12 (1.62%) Adobe After Effects
11 10 (1.35%) MS Project
12 9 (1.21%) Adobe Captivate
12 9 (1.21%) CINEMA 4D
13 6 (0.81%) Adobe Premiere
14 5 (0.67%) SPSS
15 4 (0.54%) Acrobat
15 4 (0.54%) FrameMaker
15 4 (0.54%) Maya
15 4 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.70%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (0.81%) Sprinklr
3 5 (0.67%) Unica
4 4 (0.54%) Murex MxG2000
5 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.40%) Revive Adserver
5 3 (0.40%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 3 (0.40%) SAP Retail
5 3 (0.40%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.27%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) FastStats
7 1 (0.13%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.13%) Radian6
7 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.13%) Shopify
7 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 72 (9.70%) Adobe Analytics
2 39 (5.26%) Google Analytics
3 26 (3.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 12 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.67%) G Suite
5 5 (0.67%) GitHub
5 5 (0.67%) SaaS
6 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.40%) AdWords
7 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.40%) Google Drive
7 3 (0.40%) Office 365
8 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.27%) Silverpop
8 2 (0.27%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.13%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.13%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.02%) Internet
1 15 (2.02%) WebEx
2 10 (1.35%) HTTP
3 9 (1.21%) DNS
3 9 (1.21%) Intranet
4 6 (0.81%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.81%) SSL
5 4 (0.54%) snoop
6 3 (0.40%) DHCP
6 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.27%) VoIP
8 1 (0.13%) Broadband
8 1 (0.13%) LDAP
8 1 (0.13%) Network Security
8 1 (0.13%) SMTP
8 1 (0.13%) SSH
8 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (2.29%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.02%) MySQL
4 14 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 12 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (1.48%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.21%) Jackrabbit
8 8 (1.08%) Big Data
8 8 (1.08%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.67%) Endeca
10 5 (0.67%) QlikView
11 4 (0.54%) KDB
12 3 (0.40%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.27%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (6.60%) Axure RP
2 36 (4.85%) Maven
3 26 (3.50%) Git (software)
4 21 (2.83%) JIRA
5 20 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 18 (2.43%) Jenkins
7 17 (2.29%) Jasmine
8 16 (2.16%) Grunt
8 16 (2.16%) Subversion
9 12 (1.62%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
9 12 (1.62%) TortoiseSVN
10 11 (1.48%) Selenium
11 10 (1.35%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.21%) Dreamweaver
13 8 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (0.94%) Bitbucket
14 7 (0.94%) Gradle
15 5 (0.67%) TeamCity
16 4 (0.54%) Vagrant
General
1 190 (25.61%) Marketing
2 86 (11.59%) Finance
3 77 (10.38%) Banking
4 62 (8.36%) Retail
5 18 (2.43%) Advertising
6 17 (2.29%) Publishing
7 15 (2.02%) Games
8 14 (1.89%) Retail Banking
8 14 (1.89%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.35%) Front Office
11 6 (0.81%) Automotive
11 6 (0.81%) Legal
12 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.40%) Electronics
13 3 (0.40%) French Language
13 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 249 (33.56%) Developer
2 163 (21.97%) Designer
3 74 (9.97%) UX Designer
4 73 (9.84%) Architect
5 70 (9.43%) UI Designer
6 57 (7.68%) Analyst
7 51 (6.87%) Consultant
8 43 (5.80%) Java Developer
9 35 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 34 (4.58%) UI/UX Designer
11 32 (4.31%) Visual Designer
12 28 (3.77%) UI Developer
13 27 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
14 24 (3.23%) Web Designer
15 22 (2.96%) Lead Developer
16 18 (2.43%) Business Analyst
16 18 (2.43%) Technical Architect
16 18 (2.43%) Web Analyst
17 17 (2.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (35.85%) HTML
2 257 (34.64%) CSS
3 117 (15.77%) XML
4 82 (11.05%) jQuery
5 79 (10.65%) HTML5
6 74 (9.97%) RESTful
7 73 (9.84%) AngularJS
8 68 (9.16%) Web Services
9 66 (8.89%) JSON
10 60 (8.09%) SOAP
11 59 (7.95%) CSS3
12 55 (7.41%) Apache Sling
13 53 (7.14%) Apache Felix
13 53 (7.14%) J2EE
14 49 (6.60%) Ajax
15 47 (6.33%) OSGi
16 40 (5.39%) Spring
17 36 (4.85%) Hibernate
18 30 (4.04%) Lucene
18 30 (4.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 167 (22.51%) User Experience
2 42 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.85%) Social Media
4 23 (3.10%) Mobile App
5 19 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.56%) iPad
6 14 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.89%) Graphic Design
7 13 (1.75%) Animation
8 10 (1.35%) e-Learning
9 9 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.81%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.81%) Motion Graphics
10 6 (0.81%) RIA
10 6 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.67%) Derivative
11 5 (0.67%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.67%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.67%) SCORM
11 5 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.45%) Linux
2 32 (4.31%) Apple iOS
3 29 (3.91%) Windows
4 28 (3.77%) Android
5 13 (1.75%) Unix
6 11 (1.48%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.08%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.81%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.67%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.40%) AIX
10 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.27%) CentOS
11 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) Fedora
12 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (14.96%) Analytics
3 82 (11.05%) E-Commerce
4 75 (10.11%) Content Management
5 68 (9.16%) Front End Development
6 62 (8.36%) Wireframes
7 56 (7.55%) OO
8 51 (6.87%) Migration
9 48 (6.47%) MVC
9 48 (6.47%) Responsive Web Design
9 48 (6.47%) Visualisation
10 47 (6.33%) Digital Marketing
11 46 (6.20%) Prototyping
12 42 (5.66%) Scrum
13 37 (4.99%) Data Visualisation
13 37 (4.99%) Project Management
13 37 (4.99%) Web Analytics
13 37 (4.99%) Web Development
14 33 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (4.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 223 (30.05%) JavaScript
2 144 (19.41%) Java
3 109 (14.69%) SQL
4 29 (3.91%) PHP
5 20 (2.70%) C#
6 18 (2.43%) ActionScript
7 16 (2.16%) Python
8 14 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.21%) C
10 7 (0.94%) XAML
11 5 (0.67%) C++
11 5 (0.67%) Perl
11 5 (0.67%) Ruby
11 5 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.54%) Groovy
12 4 (0.54%) VB
13 3 (0.40%) ECMAScript
13 3 (0.40%) Jython
13 3 (0.40%) PHP 5
14 2 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 51 (6.87%) Degree
2 13 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.35%) ISEB
5 8 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.54%) PMP
7 3 (0.40%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.13%) CISA
8 1 (0.13%) CISM
8 1 (0.13%) CISSP
8 1 (0.13%) MOS
8 1 (0.13%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.62%) QA
2 8 (1.08%) Actionable Recommendations
3 4 (0.54%) MiFID
3 4 (0.54%) SLA
4 3 (0.40%) WCAG
5 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.27%) StorNext
4 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.27%) Xsan
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.13%) Docker
5 1 (0.13%) HDFS
5 1 (0.13%) vCloud
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.67%) Puppet
2 4 (0.54%) Ansible
2 4 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.54%) OpenSSO
2 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.40%) SCCM
3 3 (0.40%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (0.27%) Kibana
5 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.13%) logstash
5 1 (0.13%) Mesos
5 1 (0.13%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (9.03%) Google
2 51 (6.87%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.20%) Oracle
4 23 (3.10%) IBM
5 19 (2.56%) SAP
6 18 (2.43%) Apple
7 16 (2.16%) Sybase
8 15 (2.02%) Omniture
9 13 (1.75%) ATG
9 13 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.62%) hybris
11 11 (1.48%) Atlassian
12 10 (1.35%) Tableau
13 9 (1.21%) Sitecore
14 8 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
15 6 (0.81%) Apigee
16 5 (0.67%) Bloomberg
16 5 (0.67%) Brandwatch
16 5 (0.67%) Optimizely
16 5 (0.67%) Reuters
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