Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 200 189
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11 +33
Contract jobs citing Adobe 159 214 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.25% 1.28% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.48% 2.75% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 128 121
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £120 £207 £200
90th Percentile £493 £561 £519
England median daily rate £398 £413 £390
% change year-on-year -3.64% +5.77% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 8
South East median hourly rate - £17.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.05% -4.55%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +105.88% -20.93% -31.64%

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 6,409 7,790 7,988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 50.47% 46.42% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,682 4,514 4,643
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £220 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 310 326
South East median hourly rate £19.51 £16.05 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.56% -7.29% +15.42%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.25 £10.40
90th Percentile £70.38 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.94%

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 15 December 2019.

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
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 15 December 2019. 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 -11 71 £270 -32.50% 22
Hampshire +37 37 £300 -34.25% 8
Berkshire -40 32 £425 +6.25% 13
Buckinghamshire +32 25 £250 -38.46% 5
Surrey +33 23 £425 +18.72% 8
West Sussex +22 23 £425 -2.52% 9
Oxfordshire +39 14 £225 +20.00% 4
East Sussex +11 5 £410 +32.79%
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 49 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (28.93%) JavaScript
3 45 (28.30%) HTML
4 44 (27.67%) Windows
5 36 (22.64%) Analytics
6 32 (20.13%) CSS
6 32 (20.13%) Java
7 30 (18.87%) Windows Server
8 27 (16.98%) Marketing
9 26 (16.35%) JSON
10 24 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (14.47%) MS Exchange
12 22 (13.84%) SAP
12 22 (13.84%) JIRA
12 22 (13.84%) Problem Management
13 21 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (13.21%) Windows XP
13 21 (13.21%) AngularJS
13 21 (13.21%) Confluence
13 21 (13.21%) Adobe Analytics
14 20 (12.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 20 (12.58%) Windows 7
14 20 (12.58%) User Experience
14 20 (12.58%) Photoshop
14 20 (12.58%) Finance
15 19 (11.95%) Google
15 19 (11.95%) ABAP
15 19 (11.95%) Microsoft Office
16 18 (11.32%) CRM
16 18 (11.32%) Configuration Management

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 23 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.21%) Confluence
3 20 (12.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 14 (8.81%) SAP Portal
5 11 (6.92%) CMS
5 11 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (5.03%) Apache
8 7 (4.40%) JBoss
8 7 (4.40%) nginx
8 7 (4.40%) Tomcat
8 7 (4.40%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.52%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.26%) Headless CMS
10 2 (1.26%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.26%) IIS
11 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (12.58%) Photoshop
2 19 (11.95%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (10.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 17 (10.69%) Sketch
4 15 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (7.55%) Acrobat
6 11 (6.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (6.29%) MS Visio
8 9 (5.66%) InDesign
9 8 (5.03%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (4.40%) Adobe Captivate
10 7 (4.40%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (4.40%) InVision
11 6 (3.77%) 3ds Max
12 5 (3.14%) Zeplin
13 3 (1.89%) UserZoom
14 1 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.63%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.63%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (5.03%) SAP PSCD
3 5 (3.14%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (3.14%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.26%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.63%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.63%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.63%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.63%) Unica
5 1 (0.63%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.21%) Adobe Analytics
2 18 (11.32%) Google Analytics
3 14 (8.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 14 (8.81%) Office 365
4 7 (4.40%) GitHub
5 5 (3.14%) AWS
6 3 (1.89%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.89%) Serverless
6 3 (1.89%) TestFlight
7 2 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.26%) Azure
7 2 (1.26%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.63%) AWS Step Functions
8 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.63%) Responsys
8 1 (0.63%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.55%) Internet
2 11 (6.92%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (6.92%) Firewall
2 11 (6.92%) NaaS
2 11 (6.92%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.92%) VPN
3 10 (6.29%) Remote Desktop
3 10 (6.29%) WebEx
4 7 (4.40%) HTTP
4 7 (4.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.63%) Intranet
5 1 (0.63%) MPLS
5 1 (0.63%) VoIP
5 1 (0.63%) WAN
5 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.03%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.40%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.52%) MySQL
5 3 (1.89%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.63%) DataStage
7 1 (0.63%) Power BI
7 1 (0.63%) QualityStage
7 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.63%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 22 (13.84%) JIRA
2 14 (8.81%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.55%) IntelliJ
4 9 (5.66%) Selenium
5 7 (4.40%) Ant
5 7 (4.40%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.40%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.40%) Gatling
5 7 (4.40%) Grunt
5 7 (4.40%) gulp
5 7 (4.40%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.40%) JUnit
5 7 (4.40%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (4.40%) Sublime Text
6 6 (3.77%) StarTeam
7 5 (3.14%) Axure RP
8 4 (2.52%) Maven
9 3 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (1.89%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 27 (16.98%) Marketing
2 20 (12.58%) Finance
3 15 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.92%) Law
4 11 (6.92%) Legal
5 5 (3.14%) Banking
6 4 (2.52%) Retail
7 3 (1.89%) Back Office
8 2 (1.26%) Automotive
8 2 (1.26%) Games
8 2 (1.26%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.63%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (29.56%) Developer
2 33 (20.75%) Designer
3 22 (13.84%) Analyst
4 18 (11.32%) ABAP Developer
4 18 (11.32%) SAP Developer
5 11 (6.92%) Support Analyst
6 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Support
6 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 9 (5.66%) Consultant
8 7 (4.40%) 3D Artist
8 7 (4.40%) Analytics Manager
8 7 (4.40%) Digital Analyst
8 7 (4.40%) Digital Designer
9 6 (3.77%) UI Designer
9 6 (3.77%) Web Analyst
10 5 (3.14%) Junior
10 5 (3.14%) Junior Designer
10 5 (3.14%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (28.30%) HTML
2 32 (20.13%) CSS
3 26 (16.35%) JSON
4 21 (13.21%) AngularJS
5 18 (11.32%) Web Dynpro
6 17 (10.69%) XML
7 14 (8.81%) jQuery
8 13 (8.18%) HTML5
8 13 (8.18%) React
9 11 (6.92%) SAPUI5
9 11 (6.92%) SOAP
10 8 (5.03%) Node.js
10 8 (5.03%) Play Framework
10 8 (5.03%) REST
10 8 (5.03%) Spring
10 8 (5.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (4.40%) Gherkin
11 7 (4.40%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.40%) Servlets
11 7 (4.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.58%) User Experience
2 12 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.29%) Blackberry
3 10 (6.29%) PDA
4 9 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.03%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.14%) e-Learning
7 5 (3.14%) iPad
8 4 (2.52%) Graphic Design
8 4 (2.52%) Social Media
9 3 (1.89%) Animation
9 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.26%) CMDB
10 2 (1.26%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.26%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.63%) Acoustics
11 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.67%) Windows
2 30 (18.87%) Windows Server
3 21 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (13.21%) Windows XP
4 20 (12.58%) Windows 7
5 18 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (6.92%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.29%) Windows 2000
8 10 (6.29%) Windows Vista
9 7 (4.40%) Linux
9 7 (4.40%) Ubuntu
9 7 (4.40%) Unix
10 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.63%) Android
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.64%) Analytics
3 24 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (13.84%) Problem Management
5 18 (11.32%) Configuration Management
5 18 (11.32%) CRM
6 17 (10.69%) E-Commerce
7 16 (10.06%) OO
7 16 (10.06%) Waterfall
8 15 (9.43%) Prototyping
8 15 (9.43%) Workflow
9 14 (8.81%) Change Management
9 14 (8.81%) Digital Marketing
10 13 (8.18%) Information Security
11 12 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.55%) Content Management
11 12 (7.55%) Customer-Centricity
11 12 (7.55%) Incident Management
11 12 (7.55%) ITSM
12 11 (6.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.93%) JavaScript
2 32 (20.13%) Java
3 19 (11.95%) ABAP
4 17 (10.69%) SQL
5 10 (6.29%) C#
6 8 (5.03%) Python
6 8 (5.03%) Ruby
6 8 (5.03%) Scala
7 7 (4.40%) Groovy
7 7 (4.40%) Haskell
7 7 (4.40%) Perl
8 6 (3.77%) Java 8
9 5 (3.14%) PHP
10 4 (2.52%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.89%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.89%) SAPscript
11 3 (1.89%) VBA
12 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.92%) CCNA
4 11 (6.92%) MCITP
4 11 (6.92%) MCSA
5 9 (5.66%) Degree
5 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.77%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.63%) CCSP
7 1 (0.63%) CIPD
7 1 (0.63%) CISA
7 1 (0.63%) CISM
7 1 (0.63%) CISSP
7 1 (0.63%) CRISC
7 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.55%) QA
2 5 (3.14%) SLA
3 4 (2.52%) WCAG
4 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) NIST
System Software
1 15 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.92%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.03%) Docker
4 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (8.81%) SCCM
2 11 (6.92%) SCOM
2 11 (6.92%) WSUS
3 10 (6.29%) ServiceCenter
3 10 (6.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (5.03%) Puppet
5 7 (4.40%) Grafana
5 7 (4.40%) Kibana
6 2 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (13.84%) SAP
2 19 (11.95%) Google
3 17 (10.69%) Microsoft
4 16 (10.06%) webMethods
5 13 (8.18%) VMware
6 12 (7.55%) Cisco
6 12 (7.55%) Meraki
7 11 (6.92%) F5
7 11 (6.92%) Sony
7 11 (6.92%) Splunk
8 10 (6.29%) Bomgar
8 10 (6.29%) HP
8 10 (6.29%) Peregrine
8 10 (6.29%) Remedy
9 9 (5.66%) Ensighten
9 9 (5.66%) Tealium
10 6 (3.77%) ClickTale
10 6 (3.77%) Maxymiser
10 6 (3.77%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (3.14%) Salesforce.com