Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 January 2018 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 130 160
Rank change year-on-year -10 +30 +7
Contract jobs citing Adobe 43 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.90% 1.03% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 2.23% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 17
Scotland median daily rate £300 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -11.43% +50.54%
10th Percentile £100 £113 £148
90th Percentile £436 £349 £468
UK median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £31.45 £16.25
% change year-on-year -36.41% +93.54% -7.14%

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,721 1,748 2,232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.02% 46.35% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,005 962 1,158
Scotland median daily rate £395 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -3.45% -1.36%
10th Percentile £202 £213 £211
90th Percentile £550 £488 £525
UK median daily rate £437 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.82% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 50
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +4.41% +7.80%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.00 £9.48
90th Percentile £38.00 £52.02 £41.58
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Adobe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in Scotland

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Adobe in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in Scotland

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in Scotland

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in Scotland

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe in Scotland

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Glasgow +6 19 £350 +180.00% 1
Edinburgh -37 18 £323 +46.59% 5
Renfrewshire +31 3 £285 -
Aberdeen - 2 £133 -
Angus - 1 £283 -
Adobe
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 19 (44.19%) User Experience
2 13 (30.23%) HTML
2 13 (30.23%) Photoshop
3 12 (27.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (23.26%) CSS
5 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
6 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.60%) Banking
6 8 (18.60%) jQuery
7 7 (16.28%) Content Management
7 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
7 7 (16.28%) Linux
7 7 (16.28%) .NET
7 7 (16.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (16.28%) Front End Development
8 6 (13.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (13.95%) C#
8 6 (13.95%) XAML
8 6 (13.95%) WPF
9 5 (11.63%) Marketing
9 5 (11.63%) MVC
9 5 (11.63%) CMS
9 5 (11.63%) Finance
9 5 (11.63%) Unix
9 5 (11.63%) Apache
9 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
9 5 (11.63%) TypeScript
10 4 (9.30%) Analytics
10 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (13.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) CMS
3 4 (9.30%) IIS
3 4 (9.30%) JBoss
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Photoshop
2 12 (27.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (16.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (4.65%) Acrobat
4 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.65%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (2.33%) InDesign
5 1 (2.33%) InVision
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (6.98%) IaaS
2 3 (6.98%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.33%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) BIG-IP
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
1 3 (6.98%) Intranet
1 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Maven
3 2 (4.65%) Grunt
4 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (18.60%) Banking
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Designer
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) UX Developer
3 5 (11.63%) UI Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) UI/UX Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Graphic Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Visual Designer
5 3 (6.98%) WPF Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Author
6 2 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.65%) HTML Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Author
6 2 (4.65%) Web Analytics Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Web Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) CSS
3 8 (18.60%) jQuery
4 7 (16.28%) .NET
5 6 (13.95%) WPF
6 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
7 4 (9.30%) CSS3
7 4 (9.30%) LDAP
7 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.98%) Ajax
8 3 (6.98%) EJB
8 3 (6.98%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (6.98%) Flash
8 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.98%) Java EE
8 3 (6.98%) JPA
8 3 (6.98%) SOAP
8 3 (6.98%) Web Services
8 3 (6.98%) XML
8 3 (6.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) PKI
3 3 (6.98%) DataPower
3 3 (6.98%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (4.65%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) Social Media
5 1 (2.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Unix
3 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.28%) Content Management
2 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
2 7 (16.28%) Front End Development
3 5 (11.63%) MVC
4 4 (9.30%) Analytics
4 4 (9.30%) MVVM
4 4 (9.30%) OO
4 4 (9.30%) OOP
4 4 (9.30%) SEO
5 3 (6.98%) Adaptive Web Design
5 3 (6.98%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.98%) Change Control
5 3 (6.98%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (6.98%) DevOps
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (6.98%) Typography
5 3 (6.98%) Web Design
5 3 (6.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.95%) C#
2 6 (13.95%) XAML
3 5 (11.63%) TypeScript
4 3 (6.98%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) HNC
2 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) F5
2 4 (9.30%) IBM
2 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.98%) Citrix
3 3 (6.98%) Google
3 3 (6.98%) Imperva
4 2 (4.65%) FatWire
4 2 (4.65%) Infragistics
4 2 (4.65%) Perforce
5 1 (2.33%) Facebook