Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 184 213 184
Rank change year-on-year +29 -29 +15
Contract jobs citing Adobe 599 179 505
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.58% 1.11% 1.46%
As % of the Vendors category 4.26% 2.78% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 119 344
10th Percentile £259 £213 £158
25th Percentile £356 £306 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -5.88%
75th Percentile £588 £500 £535
90th Percentile £700 £550 £613
England median daily rate £458 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +14.38% - -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 6
10th Percentile " £27.25 £19.47
25th Percentile £24.50 £30.63 £20.14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -33.33% +74.42% -31.20%
75th Percentile £35.19 £45.13 £34.70
90th Percentile £49.85 £48.95 £57.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -28.57% +105.88%

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 14,061 6,442 13,863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.00% 39.83% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,702 4,409 9,580
10th Percentile £331 £300 £263
25th Percentile £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £738 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 57 243
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.75 £12.45
25th Percentile £17.88 £17.93 £16.08
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +17.07% +9.63%
75th Percentile £45.89 £42.00 £28.75
90th Percentile £61.50 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.45 £23.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -15.43% +22.99% +7.91%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -19 60 £450 - 27
West London -2 38 £363 -27.50% 15
South London - 24 £520 - 1
East London - 2 £330 - 10
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 (36.06%) User Experience
2 215 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (34.72%) Analytics
4 135 (22.54%) Sketch
4 135 (22.54%) Social Skills
4 135 (22.54%) Marketing
5 130 (21.70%) JavaScript
6 128 (21.37%) Wireframes
7 127 (21.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 119 (19.87%) Finance
9 112 (18.70%) CSS
10 104 (17.36%) Adobe Analytics
11 101 (16.86%) Accessibility
12 97 (16.19%) HTML
13 94 (15.69%) Prototyping
14 92 (15.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 88 (14.69%) CMS
16 84 (14.02%) Retail
16 84 (14.02%) InVision
17 83 (13.86%) Figma
17 83 (13.86%) Google
18 73 (12.19%) Visualisation
19 71 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
19 71 (11.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 69 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
21 68 (11.35%) SQL
22 65 (10.85%) Adobe XD
23 62 (10.35%) Business Intelligence
23 62 (10.35%) Google Analytics
24 61 (10.18%) Photoshop

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
1 127 (21.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 88 (14.69%) CMS
3 22 (3.67%) SAS
4 12 (2.00%) Apache
4 12 (2.00%) Confluence
5 11 (1.84%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.00%) Alfresco
6 6 (1.00%) Documentum
7 5 (0.83%) FileNet
7 5 (0.83%) WordPress
8 4 (0.67%) Headless CMS
9 3 (0.50%) Drupal
9 3 (0.50%) OnBase
10 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.33%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.17%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 135 (22.54%) Sketch
2 92 (15.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 84 (14.02%) InVision
4 83 (13.86%) Figma
5 65 (10.85%) Adobe XD
6 61 (10.18%) Photoshop
7 52 (8.68%) Adobe Illustrator
7 52 (8.68%) Zeplin
8 43 (7.18%) Microsoft Excel
9 42 (7.01%) Microsoft Office
10 30 (5.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 26 (4.34%) InDesign
12 9 (1.50%) Adobe After Effects
12 9 (1.50%) Chatbot
12 9 (1.50%) Marvel
13 6 (1.00%) Adobe Premiere
13 6 (1.00%) OmniGraffle
14 3 (0.50%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.33%) Camtasia
15 2 (0.33%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 17 (2.84%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.50%) Shopify
3 2 (0.33%) Documaker
3 2 (0.33%) Exstream
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) SessionCam
4 1 (0.17%) Sprinklr
4 1 (0.17%) Unica
4 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 104 (17.36%) Adobe Analytics
2 71 (11.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 62 (10.35%) Google Analytics
4 54 (9.02%) Power Platform
5 34 (5.68%) Azure
6 25 (4.17%) AWS
6 25 (4.17%) GitHub
7 19 (3.17%) Microsoft 365
8 14 (2.34%) Google Tag Manager
8 14 (2.34%) Miro
9 13 (2.17%) GCP
10 11 (1.84%) GitHub Actions
10 11 (1.84%) SaaS
10 11 (1.84%) Serverless
11 7 (1.17%) Trello
12 5 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.83%) BlazeMeter
13 4 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.67%) Firebase
13 4 (0.67%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.34%) DNS
2 13 (2.17%) Internet
3 12 (2.00%) DHCP
4 8 (1.34%) LAN
5 7 (1.17%) Junos
5 7 (1.17%) SAN
5 7 (1.17%) VPN
5 7 (1.17%) WAN
6 4 (0.67%) HTTP
6 4 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.50%) Firewall
7 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.33%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.33%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.33%) SMS
8 2 (0.33%) SNMP
8 2 (0.33%) SSL
9 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.17%) IPv4
9 1 (0.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.02%) Tableau
2 53 (8.85%) Power BI
3 16 (2.67%) Hadoop
4 12 (2.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (1.67%) Big Data
6 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.50%) Metadata
8 3 (0.50%) MySQL
8 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.33%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.33%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.33%) Redis
10 1 (0.17%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 61 (10.18%) Axure RP
2 34 (5.68%) JIRA
3 30 (5.01%) JUnit
4 20 (3.34%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.17%) Git (software)
6 18 (3.01%) Mockito
7 6 (1.00%) Maven
7 6 (1.00%) webpack
8 5 (0.83%) Balsamiq
8 5 (0.83%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.83%) JMeter
9 4 (0.67%) Storybook
10 3 (0.50%) PowerDesigner
11 2 (0.33%) Cypress.io
11 2 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.33%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.33%) Mocha
11 2 (0.33%) MSI
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 135 (22.54%) Marketing
1 135 (22.54%) Social Skills
2 119 (19.87%) Finance
3 84 (14.02%) Retail
4 69 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (6.68%) Presentation Skills
6 31 (5.18%) Banking
7 20 (3.34%) Organisational Skills
8 15 (2.50%) Advertising
9 14 (2.34%) German Language
9 14 (2.34%) Publishing
10 13 (2.17%) French Language
11 11 (1.84%) Billing
11 11 (1.84%) Investment Banking
12 10 (1.67%) Front Office
13 9 (1.50%) Back Office
14 7 (1.17%) Influencing Skills
14 7 (1.17%) Legal
14 7 (1.17%) Manufacturing
15 6 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 215 (35.89%) Designer
2 103 (17.20%) Analyst
2 103 (17.20%) UX Designer
3 72 (12.02%) UI Designer
4 64 (10.68%) Developer
5 52 (8.68%) Digital Analyst
6 40 (6.68%) Architect
7 33 (5.51%) UI/UX Designer
8 28 (4.67%) Senior Designer
9 26 (4.34%) Data Analyst
10 22 (3.67%) Lead Designer
10 22 (3.67%) Senior UX Designer
11 20 (3.34%) Digital Analytics Analyst
12 18 (3.01%) Consultant
12 18 (3.01%) Digital Designer
13 17 (2.84%) Software Engineer
13 17 (2.84%) Support Engineer
14 16 (2.67%) Marketing Manager
15 14 (2.34%) Business Analyst
15 14 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (18.70%) CSS
2 97 (16.19%) HTML
3 47 (7.85%) React
4 31 (5.18%) jQuery
5 25 (4.17%) CSS3
6 23 (3.84%) OSGi
6 23 (3.84%) Web Services
6 23 (3.84%) XML
7 19 (3.17%) Node.js
7 19 (3.17%) RESTful
8 18 (3.01%) Preactjs
9 13 (2.17%) AngularJS
10 9 (1.50%) LDAP
10 9 (1.50%) Material-UI
11 8 (1.34%) Apache Sling
11 8 (1.34%) HTML5
11 8 (1.34%) Sass
12 7 (1.17%) JSON
12 7 (1.17%) SAML
13 6 (1.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 216 (36.06%) User Experience
2 53 (8.85%) Mobile App
3 31 (5.18%) Social Media
4 30 (5.01%) Animation
5 18 (3.01%) W3C
6 16 (2.67%) Marketing Technology
6 16 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.34%) Graphic Design
8 12 (2.00%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.67%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.34%) e-Learning
11 7 (1.17%) iPad
11 7 (1.17%) iPhone
12 6 (1.00%) FMCG
12 6 (1.00%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.00%) Motion Graphics
12 6 (1.00%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.83%) Photography
13 5 (0.83%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.01%) Apple iOS
2 41 (6.84%) Android
3 26 (4.34%) Windows
4 15 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.34%) Linux
6 8 (1.34%) Unix
6 8 (1.34%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.00%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (34.72%) Analytics
3 128 (21.37%) Wireframes
4 94 (15.69%) Prototyping
5 73 (12.19%) Visualisation
6 71 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
7 62 (10.35%) Business Intelligence
8 61 (10.18%) E-Commerce
8 61 (10.18%) User Research
9 59 (9.85%) Data Visualisation
10 55 (9.18%) Content Management
11 52 (8.68%) Digital Marketing
12 51 (8.51%) Data Analysis
13 50 (8.35%) Project Management
14 46 (7.68%) Typography
14 46 (7.68%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 45 (7.51%) Personalization
16 43 (7.18%) Scrum
17 42 (7.01%) B2B
18 41 (6.84%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 130 (21.70%) JavaScript
2 68 (11.35%) SQL
3 45 (7.51%) Java
4 25 (4.17%) Python
5 19 (3.17%) Java 8
6 18 (3.01%) Java 11
7 15 (2.50%) TypeScript
8 6 (1.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.83%) HiveQL
10 4 (0.67%) C#
10 4 (0.67%) ES6
10 4 (0.67%) Kotlin
11 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.50%) C
12 2 (0.33%) C++
12 2 (0.33%) Groovy
12 2 (0.33%) R
13 1 (0.17%) ABAP
13 1 (0.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 59 (9.85%) Degree
2 6 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.50%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.50%) PMP
3 3 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.17%) MBA
4 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (16.86%) Accessibility
2 18 (3.01%) QA
3 12 (2.00%) WCAG
4 8 (1.34%) SLA
5 4 (0.67%) COBIT
6 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.33%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.17%) GxP
System Software
1 23 (3.84%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.67%) Docker
3 8 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (1.17%) vSphere
5 2 (0.33%) Varnish
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.50%) SCCM
2 5 (0.83%) Jamf Pro
2 5 (0.83%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.33%) Puppet
3 2 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.17%) Consul
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 83 (13.86%) Google
2 38 (6.34%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.01%) Salesforce.com
4 20 (3.34%) Oracle
5 18 (3.01%) Teradata
6 14 (2.34%) Apple
7 12 (2.00%) Marketo
8 9 (1.50%) Citrix
8 9 (1.50%) IBM
8 9 (1.50%) VMware
9 7 (1.17%) Dell
9 7 (1.17%) Juniper
9 7 (1.17%) Kaspersky
9 7 (1.17%) SAP
9 7 (1.17%) Veeam
10 6 (1.00%) Ensighten
10 6 (1.00%) New Relic
11 5 (0.83%) hybris
11 5 (0.83%) Optimizely
11 5 (0.83%) Snow