Period
to 17 January 2021

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 January 2021 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 159 189
Rank change year-on-year +41 +30 -8
Contract jobs citing Adobe 62 153 209
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.46% 1.30% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.81% 2.65% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 101 128
Median daily rate £400 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -13.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £200 £120 £225
90th Percentile £495 £500 £541
England median daily rate £400 £375 £414
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.37% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.79 - £20.00
10th Percentile £13.24 - £17.15
90th Percentile £20.88 - £22.45
England median hourly rate £22.50 £35.45 £17.00
% change year-on-year -36.53% +108.53% -15.00%

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 2,208 5,764 7,396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 52.10% 49.14% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,342 3,379 4,311
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £231
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 301 296
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% -5.32%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.35 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.86 £57.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.43
% change year-on-year +22.99% +7.32% +2.50%

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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 +49 24 £288 +5.02% 6
Berkshire +63 23 £288 -32.35% 5
Hampshire +34 16 £600 +174.58% 6
Surrey +52 13 £381 +1.67% 4
West Sussex +15 5 £450 +5.88% 1
East Sussex +28 2 - - 2
Kent - 2 £413 -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 - -
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
2 23 (37.10%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.42%) HTML
3 17 (27.42%) Marketing
4 16 (25.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (24.19%) JSON
6 14 (22.58%) Office 365
6 14 (22.58%) CSS
7 13 (20.97%) Linux
7 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
8 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
8 12 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (19.35%) Analytics
8 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
8 12 (19.35%) Ruby
8 12 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (17.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 11 (17.74%) CRM
9 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
9 11 (17.74%) SAP
9 11 (17.74%) React
9 11 (17.74%) JIRA
10 10 (16.13%) Storytelling
11 9 (14.52%) Windows
12 8 (12.90%) Adobe After Effects
12 8 (12.90%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (12.90%) Adobe Premiere
12 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
12 8 (12.90%) Photoshop

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 8 (12.90%) Confluence
1 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.06%) SAP Portal
3 4 (6.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (25.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (17.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (12.90%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (12.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (12.90%) Adobe Premiere
4 8 (12.90%) Photoshop
5 6 (9.68%) CINEMA 4D
6 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
7 4 (6.45%) Adobe XD
7 4 (6.45%) InDesign
7 4 (6.45%) Sketch
8 3 (4.84%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (3.23%) InVision
9 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (1.61%) Acrobat
10 1 (1.61%) Figma
10 1 (1.61%) FrameMaker
10 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (4.84%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.61%) Magento
3 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.61%) SAP EHS
3 1 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.61%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Office 365
2 6 (9.68%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (4.84%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) AWS
4 1 (1.61%) Azure
4 1 (1.61%) GCP
4 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) Extranet
2 2 (3.23%) Intranet
3 1 (1.61%) Broadband
3 1 (1.61%) DHCP
3 1 (1.61%) DSL
3 1 (1.61%) FTP
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) NAS
3 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) VPN
3 1 (1.61%) WAN
3 1 (1.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.06%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) JIRA
2 2 (3.23%) Balsamiq
3 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (27.42%) Marketing
2 7 (11.29%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.84%) Advertising
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Finance
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Designer
3 11 (17.74%) Graphic Designer
4 9 (14.52%) Systems Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) ABAP Developer
6 7 (11.29%) SAP Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) HTML CSS Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Lead Designer
9 2 (3.23%) Marketing Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Graphic Designer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Marketing Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) HTML
2 15 (24.19%) JSON
3 14 (22.58%) CSS
4 11 (17.74%) React
5 5 (8.06%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (4.84%) XML
7 2 (3.23%) CSS3
7 2 (3.23%) HTML5
8 1 (1.61%) .NET
8 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.61%) jQuery
8 1 (1.61%) LAMP
8 1 (1.61%) Laravel
8 1 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.61%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (1.61%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Animation
2 6 (9.68%) User Experience
2 6 (9.68%) Video Editing
3 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.06%) Social Media
4 3 (4.84%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.84%) Marketing Technology
4 3 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.23%) Acoustics
5 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (3.23%) Podcast
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.61%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.61%) PDA
6 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
2 12 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (14.52%) Windows
4 7 (11.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.35%) Analytics
3 11 (17.74%) CRM
4 10 (16.13%) Storytelling
5 8 (12.90%) Project Management
6 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (11.29%) Workflow
7 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.68%) Strategic Thinking
8 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.06%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.06%) Infographics
8 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.06%) Revenue Management
8 5 (8.06%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.06%) User Stories
9 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement
9 4 (6.45%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) JavaScript
2 12 (19.35%) Ruby
3 7 (11.29%) ABAP
4 4 (6.45%) C
5 2 (3.23%) Java
5 2 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.61%) Python
6 1 (1.61%) SQL
6 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
2 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
1 1 (1.61%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
2 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) SAP
3 5 (8.06%) Google
3 5 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (8.06%) webMethods
4 3 (4.84%) hybris
5 2 (3.23%) DoubleClick
5 2 (3.23%) Facebook
5 2 (3.23%) Marketo
6 1 (1.61%) Bomgar
6 1 (1.61%) Dell
6 1 (1.61%) EMC
6 1 (1.61%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Instagram
6 1 (1.61%) OpenText
6 1 (1.61%) Peregrine
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) Twitter