Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

Adobe
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 234 171
Rank change year-on-year +32 -63 +18
Contract jobs citing Adobe 187 151 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.11% 0.90% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 1.86% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 71 174
South East median daily rate £338 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £233 £150 £113
90th Percentile £500 £495 £700
England median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +11.46% -12.53%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.78 £12.00
90th Percentile £28.90 £30.25 £20.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £31.13 £16.13
% change year-on-year -35.74% +93.02% -6.52%

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 8114 8119 9346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.16% 48.39% 47.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4665 4672 5212
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £241 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £533
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 406 443
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.38 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.57% -14.58% +15.27%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.96 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.31 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% -5.71% +6.06%

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 17 November 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 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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 0 88 £338 +12.50% 4
Berkshire +13 65 £338 +8.00% 3
Hampshire +23 40 £340 -2.86% 2
Surrey -4 35 £363 +93.33% 4
Buckinghamshire -22 15 £275 -15.38%
West Sussex -7 12 £407 +2.94%
Oxfordshire +3 8 £375 +50.00% 1
Kent -8 7 £363 +17.89%
East Sussex +1 3 £285 +26.67% 2
Middlesex +9 2 £288 -
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 63 (33.69%) HTML
2 52 (27.81%) Marketing
3 50 (26.74%) CSS
4 47 (25.13%) User Experience
5 41 (21.93%) Photoshop
5 41 (21.93%) JavaScript
6 40 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (21.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 32 (17.11%) Digital Marketing
8 28 (14.97%) Analytics
9 26 (13.90%) HTML5
9 26 (13.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 25 (13.37%) Adobe Campaign
10 25 (13.37%) Wireframes
11 24 (12.83%) Content Management
11 24 (12.83%) Microsoft Excel
12 23 (12.30%) Adobe Illustrator
12 23 (12.30%) Front End Development
12 23 (12.30%) CSS3
13 21 (11.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 21 (11.23%) jQuery
14 20 (10.70%) Git (software)
15 19 (10.16%) Oracle
16 17 (9.09%) CMS
16 17 (9.09%) Retail
16 17 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
17 16 (8.56%) SDLC
17 16 (8.56%) JIRA
18 15 (8.02%) Acrobat
18 15 (8.02%) Java

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 21 (11.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 17 (9.09%) CMS
3 13 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.95%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.74%) NetWeaver
5 6 (3.21%) Apache Solr
5 6 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.14%) Confluence
6 4 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.60%) Marvel
8 2 (1.07%) Apache
8 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.53%) Drupal
9 1 (0.53%) JBoss
9 1 (0.53%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.53%) nginx
9 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (21.93%) Photoshop
2 40 (21.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 26 (13.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (12.83%) Microsoft Excel
5 23 (12.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (8.02%) Acrobat
7 14 (7.49%) MS Visio
8 13 (6.95%) PaintShop Pro
9 10 (5.35%) Adobe Captivate
10 9 (4.81%) InDesign
10 9 (4.81%) InVision
10 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
12 3 (1.60%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (1.60%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (1.07%) Edge Animate
13 2 (1.07%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.53%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.53%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 25 (13.37%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (4.28%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (1.60%) Eloqua
3 3 (1.60%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.60%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (2.67%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.07%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.07%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.07%) Serverless
5 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.74%) LAN
1 7 (3.74%) WAN
2 5 (2.67%) Internet
3 4 (2.14%) SMS
4 1 (0.53%) HTTP
4 1 (0.53%) SSL
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.21%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.14%) MySQL
3 2 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (1.07%) Big Data
4 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (10.70%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.56%) JIRA
3 8 (4.28%) Axure RP
3 8 (4.28%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.67%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (2.14%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.14%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.60%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.60%) JUnit
7 2 (1.07%) Checkstyle
7 2 (1.07%) Gradle
7 2 (1.07%) Grunt
7 2 (1.07%) gulp
7 2 (1.07%) Maven
7 2 (1.07%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.07%) Selenium
7 2 (1.07%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.53%) Sublime Text
General
1 52 (27.81%) Marketing
2 17 (9.09%) Retail
3 12 (6.42%) Finance
4 11 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.35%) Electronics
6 5 (2.67%) Banking
6 5 (2.67%) Publishing
7 4 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.60%) German Language
8 3 (1.60%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.60%) Japanese Language
8 3 (1.60%) Korean Language
8 3 (1.60%) Russian Language
9 2 (1.07%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (28.88%) Developer
2 43 (22.99%) Designer
3 27 (14.44%) UX Designer
4 19 (10.16%) Architect
4 19 (10.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (7.49%) Analyst
6 13 (6.95%) Author
6 13 (6.95%) Technical Author
7 12 (6.42%) HTML Developer
8 11 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
8 11 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.35%) Campaign Manager
10 9 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (4.81%) SAP Architect
10 9 (4.81%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 9 (4.81%) UI Designer
10 9 (4.81%) Web Analyst
11 8 (4.28%) UI/UX Designer
12 7 (3.74%) Digital Designer
12 7 (3.74%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (33.69%) HTML
2 50 (26.74%) CSS
3 26 (13.90%) HTML5
4 23 (12.30%) CSS3
5 21 (11.23%) jQuery
6 15 (8.02%) React
7 14 (7.49%) Node.js
7 14 (7.49%) Sass
8 10 (5.35%) REST
8 10 (5.35%) Spring
9 8 (4.28%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.28%) SAP PI
9 8 (4.28%) XML
10 6 (3.21%) SOAP
11 5 (2.67%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.14%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (2.14%) Java EE
13 3 (1.60%) JSON
13 3 (1.60%) WebCenter
13 3 (1.60%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.13%) User Experience
2 14 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.95%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.35%) e-Learning
5 9 (4.81%) Learning Management System
6 7 (3.74%) Graphic Design
7 6 (3.21%) Social Media
8 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.60%) Handset
9 3 (1.60%) W3C
10 2 (1.07%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.07%) Animation
10 2 (1.07%) Infotainment
10 2 (1.07%) Marketing Technology
10 2 (1.07%) Video Editing
10 2 (1.07%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.53%) iPad
11 1 (0.53%) Motion Graphics
11 1 (0.53%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.02%) Windows
2 14 (7.49%) Windows Server
2 14 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (7.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.60%) Linux
3 3 (1.60%) Unix
4 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.53%) AIX
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.11%) Digital Marketing
3 28 (14.97%) Analytics
4 25 (13.37%) Wireframes
5 24 (12.83%) Content Management
6 23 (12.30%) Front End Development
7 16 (8.56%) SDLC
8 14 (7.49%) Workflow
9 13 (6.95%) CRM
10 12 (6.42%) Campaign Management
10 12 (6.42%) Prototyping
11 11 (5.88%) Project Management
11 11 (5.88%) Web Development
12 10 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (4.81%) Campaign Analysis
13 9 (4.81%) Collaborative Working
13 9 (4.81%) Digital Analytics
13 9 (4.81%) Post-Campaign Analysis
13 9 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (4.81%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.93%) JavaScript
2 15 (8.02%) Java
3 12 (6.42%) SQL
4 3 (1.60%) PHP
4 3 (1.60%) VB
5 1 (0.53%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.53%) C#
5 1 (0.53%) C++
5 1 (0.53%) Groovy
5 1 (0.53%) Haskell
5 1 (0.53%) Perl
5 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.53%) Python
5 1 (0.53%) Ruby
5 1 (0.53%) Scala
5 1 (0.53%) SOQL
5 1 (0.53%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.42%) Degree
2 11 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.07%) QA
1 2 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Grafana
1 1 (0.53%) Kibana
1 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (10.16%) Oracle
2 11 (5.88%) SAP
3 10 (5.35%) Google
4 8 (4.28%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.74%) hybris
6 5 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.14%) Apple
7 4 (2.14%) IBM
8 3 (1.60%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.60%) Tableau
8 3 (1.60%) Tealium
8 3 (1.60%) Teradata
8 3 (1.60%) webMethods
9 2 (1.07%) Facebook
9 2 (1.07%) FatWire
9 2 (1.07%) Informatica
9 2 (1.07%) Software AG
10 1 (0.53%) OpenText
10 1 (0.53%) Remedy
10 1 (0.53%) Selligent