Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 214 246
Rank change year-on-year +20 +32 -66
Contract jobs citing Adobe 200 163 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.21% 0.99% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 2.57% 2.06% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 109 67
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% -20.29%
10th Percentile £151 £231 £140
90th Percentile £575 £513 £525
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +30.36% -13.85%
10th Percentile £10.95 £14.38 £11.50
90th Percentile £34.05 £27.38 £45.25
England median hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +41.25% -25.93% +74.19%

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 7,792 7,930 8,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.11% 48.40% 48.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,513 4,507 4,960
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £255 £238 £228
90th Percentile £578 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 342 404
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +1.47% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.80 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +17 79 £400 +18.52% 17
Berkshire -7 47 £400 +18.52% 7
Surrey -16 43 £358 +6.07% 21
Hampshire -11 40 £375 +0.67% 13
West Sussex +8 26 £436 -10.80% 1
Buckinghamshire +26 16 £450 +73.08% 4
Oxfordshire +17 16 £353 +40.44% 6
East Sussex 0 8 £288 +0.88% 3
Middlesex +11 3 - -
Kent +2 2 £400 - 11
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 63 (31.50%) HTML
2 57 (28.50%) JavaScript
3 50 (25.00%) CSS
4 45 (22.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 43 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (20.50%) Marketing
7 40 (20.00%) Java
8 39 (19.50%) Analytics
9 38 (19.00%) HTML5
10 34 (17.00%) User Experience
10 34 (17.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 34 (17.00%) Windows
11 30 (15.00%) Photoshop
12 29 (14.50%) Microsoft Office
13 27 (13.50%) Adobe Illustrator
13 27 (13.50%) jQuery
14 26 (13.00%) Google
15 24 (12.00%) Jenkins
16 23 (11.50%) DevOps
16 23 (11.50%) Node.js
17 22 (11.00%) Google Analytics
17 22 (11.00%) Microservices
17 22 (11.00%) AngularJS
17 22 (11.00%) IntelliJ
17 22 (11.00%) SQL
18 21 (10.50%) XML
18 21 (10.50%) Microsoft
18 21 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (10.00%) Git (software)
19 20 (10.00%) React

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 45 (22.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 17 (8.50%) Confluence
3 14 (7.00%) nginx
3 14 (7.00%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.50%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.00%) LiveCycle
6 9 (4.50%) Apache
6 9 (4.50%) JBoss
6 9 (4.50%) WebLogic
7 8 (4.00%) CMS
7 8 (4.00%) WordPress
8 7 (3.50%) Apache Solr
8 7 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (3.00%) SAP Portal
10 5 (2.50%) Marvel
11 4 (2.00%) Documentum
11 4 (2.00%) Drupal
11 4 (2.00%) IIS
12 2 (1.00%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 34 (17.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 30 (15.00%) Photoshop
3 29 (14.50%) Microsoft Office
4 27 (13.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (10.00%) InDesign
6 15 (7.50%) InVision
7 13 (6.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 13 (6.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (3.00%) Acrobat
9 4 (2.00%) NUKE
9 4 (2.00%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (1.00%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (1.00%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
11 2 (1.00%) UXPin
12 1 (0.50%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.50%) Blender
12 1 (0.50%) GIMP
12 1 (0.50%) LightWave 3D
Business Applications
1 9 (4.50%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (3.00%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (1.50%) Primavera
3 3 (1.50%) SessionCam
4 2 (1.00%) Magento
4 2 (1.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.00%) Google Analytics
2 14 (7.00%) Adobe Analytics
3 12 (6.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 7 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (3.50%) Amazon S3
4 7 (3.50%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (3.50%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (3.50%) CloudFront
4 7 (3.50%) GitHub
4 7 (3.50%) Serverless
5 6 (3.00%) Yammer
6 2 (1.00%) Responsys
7 1 (0.50%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.00%) HTTP
2 14 (7.00%) SSL
3 5 (2.50%) LAN
3 5 (2.50%) WAN
4 4 (2.00%) SMS
5 2 (1.00%) DHCP
5 2 (1.00%) DNS
5 2 (1.00%) VoIP
5 2 (1.00%) VPN
6 1 (0.50%) Intranet
6 1 (0.50%) Network Security
6 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 13 (6.50%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.50%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.00%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.50%) Power BI
9 1 (0.50%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.50%) QlikView
9 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.50%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 22 (11.00%) IntelliJ
3 20 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 18 (9.00%) Selenium
5 17 (8.50%) JIRA
6 16 (8.00%) Eclipse
6 16 (8.00%) JUnit
7 14 (7.00%) Ant
8 13 (6.50%) Cucumber
8 13 (6.50%) Gatling
9 7 (3.50%) Checkstyle
9 7 (3.50%) Gradle
9 7 (3.50%) Grunt
9 7 (3.50%) gulp
9 7 (3.50%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (3.50%) Maven
9 7 (3.50%) Mercurial
9 7 (3.50%) SonarQube
9 7 (3.50%) Sublime Text
10 6 (3.00%) Axure RP
General
1 41 (20.50%) Marketing
2 18 (9.00%) Finance
3 13 (6.50%) Retail
4 12 (6.00%) Publishing
5 7 (3.50%) Law
6 6 (3.00%) Advertising
7 3 (1.50%) Billing
7 3 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.00%) Electronics
8 2 (1.00%) Legal
8 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.50%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Banking
9 1 (0.50%) French Language
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 61 (30.50%) Developer
2 42 (21.00%) Designer
3 25 (12.50%) Analyst
4 20 (10.00%) UX Designer
5 16 (8.00%) Architect
6 11 (5.50%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.00%) Graphic Designer
8 9 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (4.50%) React Developer
9 8 (4.00%) Scala Developer
10 7 (3.50%) ABAP Developer
10 7 (3.50%) Digital Analyst
10 7 (3.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (3.50%) HTML CSS Developer
10 7 (3.50%) HTML Developer
10 7 (3.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (3.50%) Infrastructure Support
10 7 (3.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 7 (3.50%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (31.50%) HTML
2 50 (25.00%) CSS
3 38 (19.00%) HTML5
4 27 (13.50%) jQuery
5 23 (11.50%) Node.js
6 22 (11.00%) AngularJS
7 21 (10.50%) XML
8 20 (10.00%) React
9 19 (9.50%) JSON
9 19 (9.50%) Spring
10 18 (9.00%) REST
11 15 (7.50%) CSS3
11 15 (7.50%) Play Framework
12 14 (7.00%) Servlets
13 13 (6.50%) Gherkin
14 12 (6.00%) SOAP
14 12 (6.00%) Web Services
15 9 (4.50%) EJB
15 9 (4.50%) J2SE
15 9 (4.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.00%) User Experience
2 14 (7.00%) Social Media
3 11 (5.50%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.00%) Graphic Design
5 8 (4.00%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.00%) iPad
8 3 (1.50%) Fintech
8 3 (1.50%) iPhone
8 3 (1.50%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.00%) Animation
9 2 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.00%) Handset
9 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.00%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.50%) NHS
10 1 (0.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.00%) Windows
2 14 (7.00%) Linux
3 13 (6.50%) Ubuntu
4 11 (5.50%) Android
5 9 (4.50%) Unix
6 6 (3.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.50%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.50%) Analytics
3 23 (11.50%) DevOps
4 22 (11.00%) Microservices
5 21 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 19 (9.50%) E-Commerce
7 19 (9.50%) Test Automation
8 18 (9.00%) Project Management
9 15 (7.50%) Open Source
9 15 (7.50%) Prototyping
9 15 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (7.00%) Front End Development
10 14 (7.00%) Problem Management
10 14 (7.00%) Workflow
11 13 (6.50%) CRM
11 13 (6.50%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (6.50%) MVC
12 12 (6.00%) Change Management
12 12 (6.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.50%) JavaScript
2 40 (20.00%) Java
3 22 (11.00%) SQL
4 18 (9.00%) C#
5 15 (7.50%) Scala
6 14 (7.00%) Haskell
7 13 (6.50%) Groovy
7 13 (6.50%) Perl
7 13 (6.50%) Python
7 13 (6.50%) Ruby
8 7 (3.50%) ABAP
8 7 (3.50%) Java 8
9 4 (2.00%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.00%) VBScript
10 3 (1.50%) ES6
10 3 (1.50%) PHP
11 2 (1.00%) VBA
12 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.50%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (1.00%) CCNA
2 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.00%) MCSA
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) PMO
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (9.00%) Docker
2 6 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.00%) BitLocker
3 4 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (7.50%) Puppet
2 13 (6.50%) Grafana
2 13 (6.50%) Kibana
3 11 (5.50%) SCCM
4 7 (3.50%) SCOM
4 7 (3.50%) WSUS
5 3 (1.50%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 26 (13.00%) Google
2 21 (10.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.50%) webMethods
4 11 (5.50%) SAP
5 9 (4.50%) Tableau
6 8 (4.00%) Facebook
6 8 (4.00%) Twitter
7 7 (3.50%) hybris
7 7 (3.50%) Sony
7 7 (3.50%) Splunk
8 6 (3.00%) Apigee
8 6 (3.00%) Oracle
9 5 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.00%) Apple
10 4 (2.00%) Autodesk
10 4 (2.00%) Tealium
11 3 (1.50%) Infor
11 3 (1.50%) Kronos
11 3 (1.50%) Optimizely
11 3 (1.50%) Sitecore