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 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 / South East
Rank 150 193 202
Rank change year-on-year +43 +9  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 95 71 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.21% 0.77% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 1.57% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 43 33
Median daily rate £350 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £90 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £392 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.27% +52.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £23.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £29.80 £43.30
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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3862 4522 4476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.20% 49.05% 45.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2112 2685 2340
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £245 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 206 227
Median hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.33% +62.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.29 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £42.75
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 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
Berkshire +34 24 £250 +177.77% 4
Surrey +27 23 £388 +29.16% 4
Kent +20 18 £350 +9.37%
Buckinghamshire -5 12 £248 -10.00% 1
Hampshire +1 11 £350 - 8
West Sussex +3 4 £512 +104.60% 3
Oxfordshire -19 2 £150 +15.38% 3
Middlesex +3 1 £450 +12.50%
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 68 (41.72%) HTML
2 66 (40.49%) Marketing
3 52 (31.90%) JavaScript
4 46 (28.22%) CSS
5 45 (27.61%) Analytics
6 42 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (20.86%) User Experience
8 33 (20.25%) Google
9 32 (19.63%) Photoshop
10 29 (17.79%) Adobe Campaign
11 28 (17.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 27 (16.56%) SQL
12 27 (16.56%) Windows
12 27 (16.56%) Finance
13 25 (15.34%) Web Analytics
14 24 (14.72%) E-Commerce
14 24 (14.72%) Oracle
15 23 (14.11%) XML
15 23 (14.11%) Linux
15 23 (14.11%) Content Management
15 23 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (12.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 20 (12.27%) Project Management
18 19 (11.66%) CRM
18 19 (11.66%) Degree
18 19 (11.66%) Android
19 18 (11.04%) jQuery
19 18 (11.04%) HTML5
20 17 (10.43%) Apple iOS
20 17 (10.43%) Google Tag Manager

Adobe
Top Related 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 28 (17.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 13 (7.98%) CMS
3 10 (6.13%) Confluence
4 8 (4.91%) SAS
5 7 (4.29%) Apache
6 5 (3.07%) IIS
6 5 (3.07%) JBoss
6 5 (3.07%) LiveCycle
6 5 (3.07%) SAP Portal
7 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.84%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.84%) nginx
8 3 (1.84%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.84%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.84%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.23%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.23%) Moodle
9 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (19.63%) Photoshop
2 21 (12.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 17 (10.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (10.43%) MS Office
4 16 (9.82%) MS Excel
5 8 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (3.68%) InDesign
6 6 (3.68%) MS Visio
6 6 (3.68%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (2.45%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (2.45%) InVision
8 3 (1.84%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (1.84%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (1.23%) Acrobat
9 2 (1.23%) Edge Animate
9 2 (1.23%) MS Project
10 1 (0.61%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 29 (17.79%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (3.07%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (1.84%) Staffware
4 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.23%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.61%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.61%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.61%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.43%) Google Tag Manager
2 12 (7.36%) Google Analytics
3 11 (6.75%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.84%) GitHub
5 2 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.61%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.61%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.59%) HTTP
2 4 (2.45%) VPN
3 3 (1.84%) LDAP
3 3 (1.84%) Network Security
3 3 (1.84%) SSL
3 3 (1.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.23%) LAN
4 2 (1.23%) VoIP
4 2 (1.23%) WAN
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (6.75%) RDBMS
3 11 (6.75%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.91%) MS Access
5 6 (3.68%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.45%) MySQL
7 3 (1.84%) Big Data
7 3 (1.84%) DB2
7 3 (1.84%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (9.82%) JIRA
2 15 (9.20%) Dreamweaver
3 12 (7.36%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.52%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.91%) Axure RP
6 6 (3.68%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.07%) IntelliJ
7 5 (3.07%) JUnit
7 5 (3.07%) SonarQube
8 4 (2.45%) Ant
8 4 (2.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (1.84%) Gatling
9 3 (1.84%) Grunt
9 3 (1.84%) gulp
9 3 (1.84%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.84%) Maven
9 3 (1.84%) Selenium
9 3 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.84%) Sublime Text
9 3 (1.84%) Subversion
General
1 66 (40.49%) Marketing
2 27 (16.56%) Finance
3 15 (9.20%) Publishing
4 9 (5.52%) Retail
5 7 (4.29%) Banking
5 7 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.45%) Legal
7 3 (1.84%) German Language
7 3 (1.84%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.84%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.84%) Korean Language
7 3 (1.84%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.84%) Russian Language
7 3 (1.84%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (25.77%) Developer
2 33 (20.25%) Designer
3 16 (9.82%) Web Engineer
4 15 (9.20%) Web Manager
5 13 (7.98%) Analyst
6 10 (6.13%) Analytics Manager
6 10 (6.13%) Web Producer
7 9 (5.52%) UI Designer
7 9 (5.52%) Web Analytics Manager
8 8 (4.91%) JavaScript Engineer
9 7 (4.29%) Digital Designer
9 7 (4.29%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.29%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Consultant
10 6 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Product Manager
10 6 (3.68%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.68%) SAP Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Visual Designer
10 6 (3.68%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (41.72%) HTML
2 46 (28.22%) CSS
3 23 (14.11%) XML
4 18 (11.04%) HTML5
4 18 (11.04%) jQuery
5 15 (9.20%) AngularJS
5 15 (9.20%) Regular Expression
6 8 (4.91%) CSS3
7 7 (4.29%) REST
7 7 (4.29%) WebCenter
8 5 (3.07%) Spring
8 5 (3.07%) Web Dynpro
9 4 (2.45%) .NET
9 4 (2.45%) Ember.js
9 4 (2.45%) React
9 4 (2.45%) Web Services
10 3 (1.84%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.84%) Node.js
10 3 (1.84%) Play Framework
10 3 (1.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.86%) User Experience
2 23 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.20%) Mobile App
4 12 (7.36%) Digital Media
4 12 (7.36%) Management Information System
5 11 (6.75%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.29%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.29%) W3C
7 5 (3.07%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.45%) e-Learning
8 4 (2.45%) iPad
9 3 (1.84%) iPhone
9 3 (1.84%) Photography
9 3 (1.84%) SCORM
10 2 (1.23%) Animation
10 2 (1.23%) CCTV
10 2 (1.23%) EPoS
10 2 (1.23%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.23%) Replication
10 2 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.56%) Windows
2 23 (14.11%) Linux
3 19 (11.66%) Android
4 17 (10.43%) Apple iOS
5 10 (6.13%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.91%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.68%) Unix
8 5 (3.07%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.84%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.84%) zOS
10 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.61%) Analytics
2 42 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (15.34%) Web Analytics
4 24 (14.72%) E-Commerce
5 23 (14.11%) Content Management
6 20 (12.27%) Project Management
7 19 (11.66%) CRM
8 13 (7.98%) Web Development
9 12 (7.36%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (7.36%) Scrum
10 11 (6.75%) Direct Marketing
11 10 (6.13%) Mentoring
11 10 (6.13%) Tag Management
11 10 (6.13%) Wireframes
12 9 (5.52%) Data Management
12 9 (5.52%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (4.91%) Behavioural Targeting
13 8 (4.91%) Configuration Management
13 8 (4.91%) Problem Management
13 8 (4.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 52 (31.90%) JavaScript
2 27 (16.56%) SQL
3 17 (10.43%) Java
4 6 (3.68%) ABAP
5 3 (1.84%) C#
5 3 (1.84%) Groovy
5 3 (1.84%) Haskell
5 3 (1.84%) Perl
5 3 (1.84%) Python
5 3 (1.84%) Ruby
5 3 (1.84%) Scala
6 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (11.66%) Degree
2 3 (1.84%) APMG
2 3 (1.84%) MCSE
2 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.23%) MCTS
3 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) APMP
4 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.13%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.91%) TeamSite
2 3 (1.84%) Grafana
2 3 (1.84%) Kibana
2 3 (1.84%) Puppet
3 2 (1.23%) SCCM
3 2 (1.23%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (20.25%) Google
2 24 (14.72%) Oracle
3 14 (8.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.91%) Cognos
4 8 (4.91%) SAP
4 8 (4.91%) webMethods
5 4 (2.45%) Omniture
6 3 (1.84%) IBM
6 3 (1.84%) ILOG
6 3 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.84%) Tealeaf
7 2 (1.23%) Apple
7 2 (1.23%) Citrix
7 2 (1.23%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.23%) Lotus
7 2 (1.23%) Selligent
7 2 (1.23%) Sophos
7 2 (1.23%) Symantec
7 2 (1.23%) Tableau
7 2 (1.23%) Twitter
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