Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 229 192
Rank change year-on-year +115 -37 +19
Contract jobs citing Adobe 72 145 208
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.45% 0.98% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.85% 2.05% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 92 154
Median daily rate £343 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.93% +12.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £115 £213 £125
90th Percentile £538 £530 £575
England median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Median hourly rate £21.25 £21.16 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.43% +24.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £14.52 £12.14 £11.10
90th Percentile £24.03 £26.33 £33.28
England median hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -55.00% +102.02% +33.78%

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 2,530 7,067 7,822
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 50.98% 47.88% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,498 4,210 4,492
Median daily rate £451 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.22% +5.88% +1.80%
10th Percentile £204 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £606 £578
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 309 343
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.80 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.00 £57.50 £47.76
Median hourly rate £22.75 £19.02 £17.65
% change year-on-year +19.63% +7.76% +4.25%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Adobe as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Adobe in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Adobe in the South East

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe in the South East over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe in the South East

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Adobe in the South East.

Hourly rate trend 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 7 August 2020. 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 +59 27 £225 -43.75% 5
Surrey +72 18 £270 -37.93% 1
Berkshire +68 18 £225 -47.06% 4
Hampshire +64 13 £388 -8.82% 4
West Sussex +27 11 £525 +23.53%
Oxfordshire +30 5 £381 +36.16% 1
Buckinghamshire +42 4 £205 -48.75%
East Sussex +39 3 £350 -
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 26 (36.11%) Marketing
2 24 (33.33%) User Experience
3 20 (27.78%) Analytics
4 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
6 14 (19.44%) Sketch
7 12 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 12 (16.67%) SAP
7 12 (16.67%) HTML
7 12 (16.67%) CMS
8 11 (15.28%) JIRA
9 10 (13.89%) AWS
9 10 (13.89%) Google
9 10 (13.89%) SQL
9 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (13.89%) Serverless
9 10 (13.89%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (12.50%) Wireframes
10 9 (12.50%) ETL
10 9 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (12.50%) Adobe Campaign
10 9 (12.50%) Google Analytics
11 8 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (11.11%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 8 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 8 (11.11%) Python
11 8 (11.11%) CRM
11 8 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator

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 12 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 12 (16.67%) CMS
2 7 (9.72%) Confluence
3 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.17%) SAP Portal
5 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.78%) Headless CMS
6 1 (1.39%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.39%) nginx
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Sketch
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (9.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (9.72%) Photoshop
5 6 (8.33%) InDesign
5 6 (8.33%) InVision
5 6 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (6.94%) Acrobat
7 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
8 3 (4.17%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (4.17%) Adobe XD
8 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (2.78%) Chatbot
9 2 (2.78%) Zeplin
10 1 (1.39%) Figma
10 1 (1.39%) FrameMaker
10 1 (1.39%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.17%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (4.17%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (1.39%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.39%) Magento
3 1 (1.39%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) AWS
1 10 (13.89%) AWS Lambda
1 10 (13.89%) Serverless
2 9 (12.50%) Google Analytics
3 8 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
4 6 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 6 (8.33%) Amazon S3
5 5 (6.94%) Azure
5 5 (6.94%) Power Platform
6 4 (5.56%) AWS Step Functions
7 3 (4.17%) Office 365
8 2 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (2.78%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.39%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) VPN
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
2 3 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.17%) VoIP
2 3 (4.17%) WebEx
2 3 (4.17%) Wireless
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) Intranet
3 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (6.94%) Power BI
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Redis
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) JIRA
2 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.56%) Balsamiq
4 3 (4.17%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.78%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 26 (36.11%) Marketing
2 6 (8.33%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Publishing
4 3 (4.17%) Electronics
4 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.17%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.78%) Finance
5 2 (2.78%) Law
6 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.83%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) Designer
3 8 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) ABAP Developer
5 5 (6.94%) SAP Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Senior Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Web Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Development Manager
6 4 (5.56%) UX Designer
6 4 (5.56%) Web Development Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Data Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Deskside Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.17%) Digital Designer
7 3 (4.17%) Interaction Designer
7 3 (4.17%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) HTML
2 7 (9.72%) CSS
3 5 (6.94%) XML
4 4 (5.56%) HTML5
4 4 (5.56%) JSON
4 4 (5.56%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (4.17%) CSS3
5 3 (4.17%) Jinja
5 3 (4.17%) Web Services
6 2 (2.78%) .NET
6 2 (2.78%) jQuery
6 2 (2.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.39%) LAMP
7 1 (1.39%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.39%) React
7 1 (1.39%) RESTful
7 1 (1.39%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.39%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) User Experience
2 8 (11.11%) Acoustics
3 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Marketing Technology
5 3 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
5 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.17%) e-Learning
5 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.17%) PDA
5 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.78%) Life Science
6 2 (2.78%) Social Media
6 2 (2.78%) W3C
7 1 (1.39%) Animation
7 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.39%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.39%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.17%) Android
3 3 (4.17%) Mac OS
3 3 (4.17%) Windows 2000
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Vista
3 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Analytics
2 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (12.50%) ETL
4 9 (12.50%) Wireframes
5 8 (11.11%) CRM
5 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.72%) Content Management
6 7 (9.72%) Workflow
7 6 (8.33%) Marketing Strategy
7 6 (8.33%) Web Development
8 5 (6.94%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.94%) Data-Driven Decision Making
8 5 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.94%) Prototyping
9 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.56%) Data Management
9 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.56%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
2 10 (13.89%) SQL
3 8 (11.11%) Python
4 6 (8.33%) C#
5 5 (6.94%) ABAP
6 3 (4.17%) Java
7 2 (2.78%) C
7 2 (2.78%) Java 8
8 1 (1.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) GDPR
2 2 (2.78%) WCAG
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) SCCM
2 3 (4.17%) Jamf Pro
2 3 (4.17%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) SAP
2 10 (13.89%) Google
3 9 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (11.11%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.94%) Tableau
7 4 (5.56%) ClickTale
7 4 (5.56%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.17%) Apple
8 3 (4.17%) Bomgar
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco
8 3 (4.17%) Citrix
8 3 (4.17%) HP
8 3 (4.17%) hybris
8 3 (4.17%) Peregrine
8 3 (4.17%) Remedy
8 3 (4.17%) VMware
8 3 (4.17%) webMethods
9 2 (2.78%) Gigya
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle