Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 184 160
Rank change year-on-year +36 -24 +41
Contract jobs citing Adobe 126 217 260
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.33% 1.38% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 2.95% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 129 155
Median daily rate £388 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £116 £225 £178
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Median hourly rate £12.22 £19.96 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.79% -26.09% +80.00%
10th Percentile £11.55 £14.06 £13.29
90th Percentile £12.88 £25.25 £49.80
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.16 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.76% +5.80% -13.98%

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 4,660 7,355 7,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.15% 46.81% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,658 4,325 4,398
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £450 £457 £450
% change year-on-year -1.59% +1.61% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 313 287
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.83 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.00 £46.18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 -18 42 £388 -3.13% 3
Hampshire +71 39 £275 -35.29% 5
Berkshire -25 30 £425 +6.25% 2
Surrey +55 25 £235 -32.86% 5
West Sussex +20 16 £488 +2.63% 4
Oxfordshire +18 6 £213 -59.52%
Buckinghamshire +15 6 £288 -11.54% 1
East Sussex +15 5 £415 -2.35% 1
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 36 (28.57%) Windows
2 32 (25.40%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (23.81%) Marketing
4 29 (23.02%) Windows 7
5 27 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 26 (20.63%) JavaScript
7 23 (18.25%) MS Exchange
7 23 (18.25%) Acrobat
7 23 (18.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (18.25%) Windows Server
8 22 (17.46%) Analytics
9 21 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 20 (15.87%) VPN
10 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Excel
10 20 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (15.08%) CRM
11 19 (15.08%) Microsoft Project
11 19 (15.08%) Internet
12 18 (14.29%) ITSM
12 18 (14.29%) HTML
12 18 (14.29%) MS Visio
13 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (13.49%) HP
13 17 (13.49%) Peregrine
13 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (13.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 17 (13.49%) Windows 2000
13 17 (13.49%) Windows XP
13 17 (13.49%) Remedy

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 (18.25%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 17 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2003
2 17 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (10.32%) Confluence
4 10 (7.94%) CMS
5 7 (5.56%) SAP Portal
6 4 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.17%) Headless CMS
7 2 (1.59%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.59%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.79%) IIS
8 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (25.40%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (18.25%) Acrobat
3 21 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Excel
5 19 (15.08%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 13 (10.32%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (8.73%) Adobe Captivate
8 11 (8.73%) Photoshop
9 10 (7.94%) Sketch
10 8 (6.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (6.35%) InDesign
11 6 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (2.38%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (2.38%) Adobe XD
12 3 (2.38%) Chatbot
12 3 (2.38%) InVision
13 1 (0.79%) Figma
13 1 (0.79%) MadCap Flare
13 1 (0.79%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (7.14%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (4.76%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (1.59%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.79%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.79%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.79%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.49%) Adobe Analytics
1 17 (13.49%) AWS
2 13 (10.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 13 (10.32%) Google Analytics
3 12 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (9.52%) Serverless
4 8 (6.35%) Amazon S3
5 7 (5.56%) Office 365
5 7 (5.56%) Power Platform
6 5 (3.97%) Azure
7 4 (3.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (3.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (3.17%) AWS Step Functions
7 4 (3.17%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.87%) VPN
2 19 (15.08%) Internet
3 17 (13.49%) Remote Desktop
3 17 (13.49%) WebEx
4 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (2.38%) DNS
5 3 (2.38%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.38%) VoIP
5 3 (2.38%) Wireless
6 2 (1.59%) DHCP
6 2 (1.59%) Skype
7 1 (0.79%) Intranet
7 1 (0.79%) MPLS
7 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.35%) Amazon Redshift
1 8 (6.35%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (5.56%) Power BI
3 4 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) DataStage
4 1 (0.79%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (11.11%) JIRA
2 10 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.76%) IntelliJ
3 6 (4.76%) Maven
3 6 (4.76%) StarTeam
4 4 (3.17%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (3.17%) Gradle
5 2 (1.59%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.79%) Balsamiq
6 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (23.81%) Marketing
2 6 (4.76%) Finance
3 5 (3.97%) Public Sector
3 5 (3.97%) Retail
4 4 (3.17%) Electronics
5 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.59%) Law
6 2 (1.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.59%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (20.63%) Developer
2 22 (17.46%) Designer
3 14 (11.11%) Analyst
4 11 (8.73%) Desktop Support
5 9 (7.14%) ABAP Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Help Desk Support
6 8 (6.35%) IT Support
6 8 (6.35%) SAP Developer
7 7 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Data Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Consultant
8 6 (4.76%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Data Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Graphic Designer
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.97%) UX Designer
10 4 (3.17%) Deskside Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) e-Learning Designer
10 4 (3.17%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.29%) HTML
2 12 (9.52%) JSON
2 12 (9.52%) React
3 11 (8.73%) CSS
4 9 (7.14%) Web Services
5 8 (6.35%) Web Dynpro
6 6 (4.76%) JSR 170
7 5 (3.97%) XML
8 4 (3.17%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.38%) Flash
9 3 (2.38%) HTML5
9 3 (2.38%) Jinja
10 2 (1.59%) Spring
10 2 (1.59%) Spring Boot
11 1 (0.79%) .NET
11 1 (0.79%) Ajax
11 1 (0.79%) CSS3
11 1 (0.79%) jQuery
11 1 (0.79%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) Blackberry
1 17 (13.49%) PDA
2 13 (10.32%) User Experience
3 9 (7.14%) e-Learning
4 8 (6.35%) Acoustics
5 5 (3.97%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.97%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.17%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (3.17%) Marketing Technology
6 4 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.17%) Social Media
6 4 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.38%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.79%) CMDB
9 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.79%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.57%) Windows
2 29 (23.02%) Windows 7
3 23 (18.25%) Windows Server
3 23 (18.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (13.49%) Windows 2000
4 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (13.49%) Windows Vista
4 17 (13.49%) Windows XP
5 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.17%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.38%) Android
7 3 (2.38%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.46%) Analytics
3 20 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (15.08%) CRM
5 18 (14.29%) ITSM
6 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (12.70%) Incident Management
8 15 (11.90%) Digital Marketing
9 14 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 10 (7.94%) Instructional Design
11 10 (7.94%) Workflow
12 9 (7.14%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.35%) Configuration Management
13 8 (6.35%) ETL
13 8 (6.35%) Migration
13 8 (6.35%) Problem Management
14 7 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (5.56%) Time Management
14 7 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.63%) JavaScript
2 15 (11.90%) Java
3 12 (9.52%) SQL
4 9 (7.14%) ABAP
5 8 (6.35%) Java 8
5 8 (6.35%) Python
6 5 (3.97%) C
7 4 (3.17%) C#
7 4 (3.17%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.17%) Degree
4 2 (1.59%) CIPD
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.79%) CCSP
5 1 (0.79%) CISA
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.79%) CISM
5 1 (0.79%) CISSP
5 1 (0.79%) CRISC
5 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) GDPR
2 7 (5.56%) QA
3 6 (4.76%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) NIST
4 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (13.49%) ServiceCenter
1 17 (13.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (3.97%) SCCM
3 3 (2.38%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (13.49%) Bomgar
1 17 (13.49%) HP
1 17 (13.49%) Peregrine
1 17 (13.49%) Remedy
2 14 (11.11%) Google
3 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.32%) SAP
4 10 (7.94%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (6.35%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 8 (6.35%) Tableau
6 7 (5.56%) webMethods
7 5 (3.97%) Citrix
7 5 (3.97%) Ensighten
7 5 (3.97%) Tealium
8 4 (3.17%) VMware
9 3 (2.38%) Apple
9 3 (2.38%) Cisco
9 3 (2.38%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.59%) ClickTale
10 2 (1.59%) Maxymiser