Period
to 16 January 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 16 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
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 208 175
Rank change year-on-year +36 -33 -13
Contract jobs citing Adobe 228 149 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.38% 0.97% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.90% 1.99% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 80 163
South East median daily rate £300 £300 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.08% +18.46%
10th Percentile £193 £150 £200
90th Percentile £519 £413 £700
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +71.43% -20.45%
10th Percentile £12.50 £27.50 £12.95
90th Percentile £28.00 £32.50 £22.05
England median hourly rate £20.00 £31.45 £16.84
% change year-on-year -36.41% +86.76% -3.77%

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 7,875 7,496 8,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.52% 48.78% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,629 4,333 4,828
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £238 £233 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 373 438
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.36 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -19.18% +18.75%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.50
90th Percentile £42.50 £45.00 £49.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.12 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.22% -2.17% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 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
Thames Valley +31 117 £300 - 28
Berkshire +21 70 £338 +12.50% 17
Hampshire +27 48 £308 +11.82% 9
Surrey -11 34 £400 +128.57% 17
Buckinghamshire -24 30 £275 -8.33% 4
Oxfordshire +12 17 £300 +20.00% 7
West Sussex +1 14 £424 +7.34% 11
Kent -29 10 £275 -21.43% 5
East Sussex -3 3 £373 +65.56% 7
Middlesex -1 1 £225 -
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 61 (26.75%) User Experience
2 60 (26.32%) HTML
3 59 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (23.68%) Marketing
4 54 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 50 (21.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 47 (20.61%) Photoshop
7 46 (20.18%) CSS
8 41 (17.98%) Analytics
9 33 (14.47%) Digital Marketing
10 30 (13.16%) Adobe Illustrator
11 29 (12.72%) Adobe Analytics
12 28 (12.28%) E-Commerce
13 27 (11.84%) Adobe Campaign
14 24 (10.53%) Wireframes
15 22 (9.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 22 (9.65%) Microsoft Excel
15 22 (9.65%) Content Management
15 22 (9.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 21 (9.21%) Web Analytics
16 21 (9.21%) Git (software)
17 20 (8.77%) HTML5
17 20 (8.77%) SQL
18 19 (8.33%) Oracle
18 19 (8.33%) Finance
18 19 (8.33%) jQuery
19 18 (7.89%) Retail
19 18 (7.89%) InDesign
19 18 (7.89%) XML
19 18 (7.89%) Front End Development

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 22 (9.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 13 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (5.70%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.39%) Apache Solr
3 10 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.95%) CMS
4 9 (3.95%) LiveCycle
5 7 (3.07%) Confluence
5 7 (3.07%) NetWeaver
6 5 (2.19%) WordPress
7 3 (1.32%) Apache
8 2 (0.88%) JBoss
8 2 (0.88%) nginx
8 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.44%) Drupal
9 1 (0.44%) IIS
9 1 (0.44%) Marvel
9 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (21.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 47 (20.61%) Photoshop
3 30 (13.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 22 (9.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (9.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (7.89%) InDesign
6 14 (6.14%) Acrobat
6 14 (6.14%) MS Visio
7 13 (5.70%) PaintShop Pro
8 11 (4.82%) Adobe Captivate
8 11 (4.82%) Microsoft Project
9 10 (4.39%) InVision
10 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (2.19%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (1.32%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.88%) Edge Animate
13 2 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.44%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.44%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 27 (11.84%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (3.51%) SAP PSCD
3 4 (1.75%) Magento
4 3 (1.32%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.72%) Adobe Analytics
2 12 (5.26%) Google Analytics
3 7 (3.07%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 7 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.07%) Amazon S3
3 7 (3.07%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 6 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (2.63%) CloudFront
4 6 (2.63%) Serverless
5 3 (1.32%) GitHub
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.44%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.95%) LAN
1 9 (3.95%) WAN
2 5 (2.19%) SMS
3 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.88%) BGP
4 2 (0.88%) HTTP
4 2 (0.88%) Internet
4 2 (0.88%) OSPF
4 2 (0.88%) RIP
4 2 (0.88%) SSL
5 1 (0.44%) Network Security
5 1 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 7 (3.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.44%) MS Access
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (9.21%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.02%) JIRA
3 15 (6.58%) Axure RP
4 13 (5.70%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.51%) Eclipse
5 8 (3.51%) IntelliJ
5 8 (3.51%) JUnit
6 6 (2.63%) Checkstyle
6 6 (2.63%) Gradle
6 6 (2.63%) Maven
6 6 (2.63%) Mercurial
6 6 (2.63%) SonarQube
6 6 (2.63%) Visual Website Optimizer
7 5 (2.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 5 (2.19%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (1.75%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.88%) Gatling
9 2 (0.88%) gulp
9 2 (0.88%) Sublime Text
General
1 54 (23.68%) Marketing
2 19 (8.33%) Finance
3 18 (7.89%) Retail
4 10 (4.39%) Banking
4 10 (4.39%) Electronics
5 8 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.32%) German Language
6 3 (1.32%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.32%) Japanese Language
6 3 (1.32%) Korean Language
6 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.32%) Publishing
6 3 (1.32%) Russian Language
7 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Games
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (31.14%) Developer
2 59 (25.88%) Designer
3 28 (12.28%) UX Designer
4 21 (9.21%) Analyst
5 18 (7.89%) UI Designer
6 17 (7.46%) Architect
6 17 (7.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 13 (5.70%) Author
7 13 (5.70%) Technical Author
7 13 (5.70%) UI/UX Designer
8 11 (4.82%) Web Analyst
9 10 (4.39%) Campaign Manager
10 9 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (3.95%) SAP Architect
10 9 (3.95%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.51%) Digital Designer
11 8 (3.51%) HTML Developer
12 7 (3.07%) HTML CSS Developer
12 7 (3.07%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.07%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (26.32%) HTML
2 46 (20.18%) CSS
3 20 (8.77%) HTML5
4 19 (8.33%) jQuery
5 18 (7.89%) React
5 18 (7.89%) XML
6 15 (6.58%) CSS3
6 15 (6.58%) REST
7 13 (5.70%) Node.js
7 13 (5.70%) Sass
8 12 (5.26%) Spring
9 10 (4.39%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.51%) SAP PI
11 7 (3.07%) SOAP
11 7 (3.07%) Web Services
12 6 (2.63%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.63%) JSF
12 6 (2.63%) Spring MVC
12 6 (2.63%) Struts
13 4 (1.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (26.75%) User Experience
2 14 (6.14%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.82%) e-Learning
3 11 (4.82%) Learning Management System
4 9 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.63%) Social Media
6 5 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.32%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.32%) W3C
8 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) Digital TV
8 2 (0.88%) iPad
8 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.88%) MPEG
8 2 (0.88%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.88%) STB
8 2 (0.88%) Video Editing
8 2 (0.88%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.88%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.46%) Windows
2 14 (6.14%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.32%) Linux
4 3 (1.32%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.32%) Unix
5 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.98%) Analytics
3 33 (14.47%) Digital Marketing
4 28 (12.28%) E-Commerce
5 24 (10.53%) Wireframes
6 22 (9.65%) Content Management
7 21 (9.21%) Web Analytics
8 18 (7.89%) Front End Development
9 17 (7.46%) Workflow
10 16 (7.02%) SDLC
11 15 (6.58%) TDD
12 14 (6.14%) Campaign Management
13 13 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.70%) CRM
13 13 (5.70%) Web Development
14 12 (5.26%) Scrum
15 11 (4.82%) Waterfall
16 10 (4.39%) A/B Testing
16 10 (4.39%) Collaborative Working
16 10 (4.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 20 (8.77%) SQL
3 16 (7.02%) Java
4 5 (2.19%) PHP
5 3 (1.32%) C#
5 3 (1.32%) Groovy
6 2 (0.88%) Haskell
6 2 (0.88%) Perl
6 2 (0.88%) Python
6 2 (0.88%) Ruby
6 2 (0.88%) Scala
7 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.44%) C++
7 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.44%) SOQL
7 1 (0.44%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 14 (6.14%) Degree
1 14 (6.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.07%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) PMO
3 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) Grafana
1 2 (0.88%) Kibana
1 2 (0.88%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.44%) Terraform
2 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (8.33%) Oracle
2 16 (7.02%) Google
3 10 (4.39%) SAP
4 8 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.07%) Apple
6 6 (2.63%) Crazy Egg
6 6 (2.63%) Hotjar
6 6 (2.63%) Optimizely
7 4 (1.75%) hybris
7 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.88%) FatWire
8 2 (0.88%) Informatica
8 2 (0.88%) Tealium
8 2 (0.88%) Tektronix
8 2 (0.88%) webMethods
9 1 (0.44%) Apigee
9 1 (0.44%) Facebook
9 1 (0.44%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.44%) OpenText
9 1 (0.44%) Splunk