Period
to 11 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 11 December 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
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 201 222
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 -36
Contract jobs citing Adobe 210 195 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.23% 1.16% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.67% 2.44% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 110 75
South East median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +8.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £211 £199 £152
90th Percentile £562 £500 £487
England median daily rate £413 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.31% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.05% -16.00% +48.17%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.50 £16.20
90th Percentile £28.70 £29.35 £31.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £31.13
% change year-on-year -6.98% -30.92% +91.54%

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,851 7,993 7,870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.14% 47.69% 48.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,526 4,618 4,553
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £224
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 328 390
South East median hourly rate £16.38 £17.13 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.38% +13.22% -15.97%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.08 £48.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Adobe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in the South East

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in the South East

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in the South East over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in the South East

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in the South East

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in the South East over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe in the South East

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the South East region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Thames Valley +30 105 £400 +20.75% 23
Berkshire +13 83 £400 +18.52% 10
Surrey 0 43 £358 +10.15% 15
West Sussex +4 25 £436 +34.15% 4
Hampshire -40 25 £488 +48.85% 10
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £406 +47.73% 5
East Sussex -7 11 £309 -17.11% 3
Oxfordshire +10 8 £188 -37.50% 8
Middlesex +13 2 - -
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 74 (35.24%) JavaScript
2 72 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (31.43%) HTML
4 63 (30.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 58 (27.62%) Java
6 52 (24.76%) Analytics
7 51 (24.29%) CSS
8 42 (20.00%) IntelliJ
9 41 (19.52%) HTML5
10 39 (18.57%) Git (software)
11 38 (18.10%) User Experience
11 38 (18.10%) JSON
12 34 (16.19%) React
12 34 (16.19%) JIRA
13 31 (14.76%) Windows
14 30 (14.29%) Web Services
14 30 (14.29%) E-Commerce
14 30 (14.29%) Workflow
14 30 (14.29%) Confluence
15 29 (13.81%) AngularJS
15 29 (13.81%) DevOps
15 29 (13.81%) Microservices
15 29 (13.81%) Configuration Management
16 28 (13.33%) Jenkins
17 27 (12.86%) XML
17 27 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (12.38%) Spring
18 26 (12.38%) REST
19 25 (11.90%) CMS
19 25 (11.90%) Marketing

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 63 (30.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 30 (14.29%) Confluence
3 25 (11.90%) CMS
4 24 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (7.62%) nginx
5 16 (7.62%) Tomcat
6 13 (6.19%) Apache
6 13 (6.19%) JBoss
6 13 (6.19%) LiveCycle
6 13 (6.19%) SAP Portal
6 13 (6.19%) WebLogic
7 11 (5.24%) Apache Solr
8 10 (4.76%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.86%) WordPress
10 2 (0.95%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.48%) Drupal
11 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (10.95%) InVision
1 23 (10.95%) Photoshop
2 22 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (8.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (8.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (5.24%) InDesign
6 7 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (1.90%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (1.43%) UXPin
10 2 (0.95%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.95%) NUKE
10 2 (0.95%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.48%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.48%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (3.81%) SAP CRM
2 7 (3.33%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (2.38%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (0.95%) Magento
4 2 (0.95%) Unica
5 1 (0.48%) Data Workbench
5 1 (0.48%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (10.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 23 (10.95%) Amazon EC2
1 23 (10.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 23 (10.95%) Amazon S3
1 23 (10.95%) Amazon SQS
1 23 (10.95%) AWS Lambda
1 23 (10.95%) CloudFront
1 23 (10.95%) Serverless
2 20 (9.52%) Google Analytics
3 17 (8.10%) Adobe Analytics
4 11 (5.24%) GitHub
5 6 (2.86%) Yammer
6 5 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (1.90%) TestFlight
8 3 (1.43%) Apigee
9 2 (0.95%) Responsys
10 1 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 16 (7.62%) HTTP
2 16 (7.62%) SSL
3 5 (2.38%) LAN
3 5 (2.38%) WAN
4 4 (1.90%) SMS
5 2 (0.95%) DHCP
5 2 (0.95%) DNS
5 2 (0.95%) Internet
5 2 (0.95%) VoIP
5 2 (0.95%) VPN
6 1 (0.48%) Intranet
6 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 18 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 15 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.38%) Jackrabbit
5 4 (1.90%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (20.00%) IntelliJ
2 39 (18.57%) Git (software)
3 34 (16.19%) JIRA
4 28 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 24 (11.43%) Eclipse
5 24 (11.43%) JUnit
5 24 (11.43%) Maven
6 18 (8.57%) Selenium
7 15 (7.14%) Ant
7 15 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 15 (7.14%) Gatling
8 13 (6.19%) Grunt
9 11 (5.24%) Checkstyle
9 11 (5.24%) Gradle
9 11 (5.24%) gulp
9 11 (5.24%) Karma Test Runner
9 11 (5.24%) Mercurial
9 11 (5.24%) SonarQube
9 11 (5.24%) Sublime Text
10 8 (3.81%) Axure RP
General
1 25 (11.90%) Marketing
2 18 (8.57%) Retail
3 7 (3.33%) Law
4 6 (2.86%) Finance
5 5 (2.38%) Advertising
5 5 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.90%) Publishing
7 3 (1.43%) Back Office
7 3 (1.43%) Billing
7 3 (1.43%) Legal
8 2 (0.95%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.95%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.48%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.48%) Automotive
9 1 (0.48%) Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 84 (40.00%) Developer
2 37 (17.62%) Designer
3 20 (9.52%) Analyst
4 16 (7.62%) ABAP Developer
5 15 (7.14%) SAP Developer
5 15 (7.14%) UI Designer
6 13 (6.19%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.24%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (5.24%) UX Designer
8 10 (4.76%) Architect
9 9 (4.29%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 9 (4.29%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (4.29%) HTML Developer
9 9 (4.29%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.81%) E-Commerce Manager
11 7 (3.33%) Consultant
11 7 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
11 7 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 7 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (31.43%) HTML
2 51 (24.29%) CSS
3 41 (19.52%) HTML5
4 38 (18.10%) JSON
5 34 (16.19%) React
6 30 (14.29%) Web Services
7 29 (13.81%) AngularJS
8 27 (12.86%) XML
9 26 (12.38%) REST
9 26 (12.38%) Spring
10 24 (11.43%) jQuery
11 23 (10.95%) Node.js
12 18 (8.57%) JSR 170
12 18 (8.57%) Play Framework
13 17 (8.10%) Web Dynpro
14 16 (7.62%) Servlets
15 15 (7.14%) CSS3
15 15 (7.14%) Gherkin
15 15 (7.14%) SOAP
15 15 (7.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.10%) User Experience
2 19 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.19%) Graphic Design
4 12 (5.71%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.90%) iPad
7 3 (1.43%) Fintech
7 3 (1.43%) iPhone
7 3 (1.43%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.43%) Social Media
7 3 (1.43%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.95%) Animation
8 2 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.95%) FMCG
8 2 (0.95%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.48%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.48%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.48%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.76%) Windows
2 16 (7.62%) Linux
3 15 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 13 (6.19%) Unix
5 8 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.86%) Android
7 3 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.95%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (24.76%) Analytics
3 30 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 30 (14.29%) Workflow
4 29 (13.81%) Configuration Management
4 29 (13.81%) DevOps
4 29 (13.81%) Microservices
5 27 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (10.00%) CRM
6 21 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 21 (10.00%) Prototyping
7 20 (9.52%) User Stories
8 19 (9.05%) Content Management
8 19 (9.05%) Test Automation
9 18 (8.57%) Open Source
10 17 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (7.62%) Lean Software Development
11 16 (7.62%) MVC
11 16 (7.62%) Scrum
11 16 (7.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 74 (35.24%) JavaScript
2 58 (27.62%) Java
3 24 (11.43%) Java 8
4 19 (9.05%) SQL
5 18 (8.57%) Scala
6 17 (8.10%) ABAP
7 16 (7.62%) C#
7 16 (7.62%) Haskell
8 15 (7.14%) Groovy
8 15 (7.14%) Perl
8 15 (7.14%) Python
8 15 (7.14%) Ruby
9 4 (1.90%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.90%) ES6
9 4 (1.90%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.90%) PHP
9 4 (1.90%) SAPscript
10 2 (0.95%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.48%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.48%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 3 (1.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (1.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.95%) A+ Certification
2 2 (0.95%) CCNA
2 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.95%) Degree
2 2 (0.95%) MCSA
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.62%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) PMO
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (10.95%) Docker
2 6 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.90%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (8.57%) Puppet
2 15 (7.14%) Grafana
2 15 (7.14%) Kibana
3 11 (5.24%) SCCM
4 7 (3.33%) SCOM
4 7 (3.33%) WSUS
5 5 (2.38%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.48%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.48%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 24 (11.43%) Google
2 17 (8.10%) SAP
2 17 (8.10%) webMethods
3 12 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.33%) hybris
4 7 (3.33%) Sony
4 7 (3.33%) Splunk
5 6 (2.86%) Tableau
6 4 (1.90%) Apple
6 4 (1.90%) HP
6 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.43%) Oracle
8 2 (0.95%) Aprimo
8 2 (0.95%) Autodesk
8 2 (0.95%) Avaya
8 2 (0.95%) Lotus
8 2 (0.95%) McAfee
8 2 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.95%) Mitel
8 2 (0.95%) Teradata