Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 202 260
Rank change year-on-year +37 +58 -67
Contract jobs citing Adobe 244 156 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.48% 1.01% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 3.15% 2.06% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 81 86
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £135 £215 £113
90th Percentile £575 £500 £475
England median daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +0.25% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 7
South East median hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.07% -40.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £10.80 £13.50 £11.75
90th Percentile £52.93 £22.25 £41.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £16.18 £23.75
% change year-on-year +29.79% -31.87% +42.05%

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 7,744 7,567 8,791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.90% 49.09% 48.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,438 4,171 5,181
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £253 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 363 428
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -9.72% +2.92%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.26 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £51.45
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +2.86%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +47 117 £375 +44.23% 21
Berkshire +11 68 £380 +31.03% 12
Surrey -20 50 £300 -18.30% 14
Hampshire +3 33 £360 +2.13% 11
West Sussex +21 30 £430 -15.93% 8
Buckinghamshire +20 26 £258 -0.96% 4
Oxfordshire +19 23 £375 +150.00% 5
East Sussex +11 7 £445 - 6
Middlesex +4 4 £285 -28.75%
Kent -13 3 £400 +14.29% 8
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 79 (32.38%) HTML
2 65 (26.64%) User Experience
3 64 (26.23%) Marketing
4 58 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (23.36%) Analytics
6 56 (22.95%) JavaScript
7 55 (22.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 51 (20.90%) CSS
9 43 (17.62%) HTML5
10 42 (17.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 41 (16.80%) Photoshop
12 38 (15.57%) Adobe Analytics
13 33 (13.52%) Wireframes
14 31 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
14 31 (12.70%) E-Commerce
15 30 (12.30%) Digital Marketing
16 29 (11.89%) jQuery
17 27 (11.07%) Google
18 26 (10.66%) Web Analytics
18 26 (10.66%) Finance
18 26 (10.66%) Social Media
19 25 (10.25%) Adobe Campaign
19 25 (10.25%) Adobe Illustrator
20 24 (9.84%) Microsoft
20 24 (9.84%) Google Analytics
21 23 (9.43%) InDesign
22 22 (9.02%) SQL
23 21 (8.61%) Java
23 21 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
23 21 (8.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud

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 42 (17.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 13 (5.33%) LiveCycle
3 10 (4.10%) Confluence
3 10 (4.10%) WordPress
4 8 (3.28%) CMS
5 7 (2.87%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.46%) Drupal
6 6 (2.46%) nginx
6 6 (2.46%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.05%) Apache
7 5 (2.05%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.05%) IIS
7 5 (2.05%) Marvel
8 4 (1.64%) Documentum
8 4 (1.64%) JBoss
8 4 (1.64%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.23%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 55 (22.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 41 (16.80%) Photoshop
3 31 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (10.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 23 (9.43%) InDesign
6 20 (8.20%) InVision
7 17 (6.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 16 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
9 10 (4.10%) Adobe Captivate
10 9 (3.69%) Acrobat
11 5 (2.05%) MS Visio
12 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (1.23%) NUKE
12 3 (1.23%) PaintShop Pro
12 3 (1.23%) SOLIDWORKS
13 2 (0.82%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.82%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.41%) Blender
14 1 (0.41%) GIMP
14 1 (0.41%) LightWave 3D
Business Applications
1 25 (10.25%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.23%) Primavera
2 3 (1.23%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (1.23%) SessionCam
3 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.57%) Adobe Analytics
2 24 (9.84%) Google Analytics
3 21 (8.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 7 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.46%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.46%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (2.46%) Silverpop
6 5 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (2.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (2.05%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (2.05%) CloudFront
6 5 (2.05%) Serverless
7 3 (1.23%) GitHub
7 3 (1.23%) Yammer
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.41%) Responsys
8 1 (0.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.87%) LAN
2 7 (2.87%) WAN
3 6 (2.46%) HTTP
3 6 (2.46%) SSL
4 2 (0.82%) BGP
4 2 (0.82%) OSPF
4 2 (0.82%) RIP
4 2 (0.82%) SMS
5 1 (0.41%) Network Security
5 1 (0.41%) VoIP
5 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.92%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.87%) MongoDB
2 7 (2.87%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.46%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) MySQL
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.41%) Power BI
6 1 (0.41%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.41%) QlikView
6 1 (0.41%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (6.97%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.92%) IntelliJ
3 12 (4.92%) Visual Website Optimizer
4 10 (4.10%) JIRA
5 9 (3.69%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.69%) JUnit
5 9 (3.69%) Selenium
6 8 (3.28%) Axure RP
7 7 (2.87%) Ant
7 7 (2.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (2.46%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.46%) Gatling
8 6 (2.46%) Grunt
9 5 (2.05%) Checkstyle
9 5 (2.05%) Gradle
9 5 (2.05%) Maven
9 5 (2.05%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.05%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.23%) MSI
General
1 64 (26.23%) Marketing
2 26 (10.66%) Finance
3 13 (5.33%) Banking
3 13 (5.33%) Publishing
4 9 (3.69%) Retail
5 7 (2.87%) Electronics
5 7 (2.87%) Games
6 6 (2.46%) Advertising
6 6 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) French Language
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (27.46%) Developer
2 63 (25.82%) Designer
3 28 (11.48%) Analyst
4 24 (9.84%) UX Designer
5 17 (6.97%) Consultant
6 16 (6.56%) Graphic Designer
7 13 (5.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 13 (5.33%) UI Designer
8 12 (4.92%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (4.10%) UI/UX Designer
10 9 (3.69%) Architect
10 9 (3.69%) Digital Analyst
11 8 (3.28%) CRM Developer
11 8 (3.28%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.28%) User Experience Consultant
12 7 (2.87%) Digital Analytics Consultant
12 7 (2.87%) Mobile Designer
12 7 (2.87%) Project Manager
12 7 (2.87%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (32.38%) HTML
2 51 (20.90%) CSS
3 43 (17.62%) HTML5
4 29 (11.89%) jQuery
5 16 (6.56%) React
6 14 (5.74%) CSS3
6 14 (5.74%) SOAP
7 13 (5.33%) JSON
7 13 (5.33%) Node.js
8 12 (4.92%) AngularJS
9 11 (4.51%) XML
10 10 (4.10%) Spring
11 9 (3.69%) REST
11 9 (3.69%) RESTful
12 8 (3.28%) .NET
12 8 (3.28%) Sass
13 7 (2.87%) Play Framework
13 7 (2.87%) Web Services
14 6 (2.46%) Gherkin
14 6 (2.46%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 65 (26.64%) User Experience
2 26 (10.66%) Social Media
3 21 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (7.38%) Graphic Design
5 16 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (6.15%) Mobile App
7 12 (4.92%) Virtual Team
8 8 (3.28%) e-Learning
9 5 (2.05%) NHS
9 5 (2.05%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.05%) Video Editing
10 4 (1.64%) Animation
11 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.82%) Digital TV
12 2 (0.82%) Handset
12 2 (0.82%) MPEG
12 2 (0.82%) STB
12 2 (0.82%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.82%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.97%) Windows
2 14 (5.74%) Android
3 10 (4.10%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.46%) Linux
4 6 (2.46%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.64%) Unix
5 4 (1.64%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (23.36%) Analytics
3 33 (13.52%) Wireframes
4 31 (12.70%) E-Commerce
5 30 (12.30%) Digital Marketing
6 26 (10.66%) Web Analytics
7 19 (7.79%) Front End Development
7 19 (7.79%) Prototyping
8 17 (6.97%) CRM
9 16 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (6.15%) Infographics
11 14 (5.74%) A/B Testing
11 14 (5.74%) Digital Analytics
11 14 (5.74%) Project Management
11 14 (5.74%) Workflow
12 13 (5.33%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
13 12 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (4.92%) Copywriting
13 12 (4.92%) DevOps
13 12 (4.92%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 56 (22.95%) JavaScript
2 22 (9.02%) SQL
3 21 (8.61%) Java
4 10 (4.10%) C#
5 7 (2.87%) Python
5 7 (2.87%) Scala
6 6 (2.46%) Groovy
6 6 (2.46%) Haskell
6 6 (2.46%) Perl
6 6 (2.46%) Ruby
7 5 (2.05%) Java 8
8 4 (1.64%) VBScript
9 3 (1.23%) ABAP
9 3 (1.23%) ES6
9 3 (1.23%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.82%) PHP
10 2 (0.82%) VBA
11 1 (0.41%) Lua
11 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (4.51%) Degree
2 5 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.23%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.05%) QA
1 5 (2.05%) SLA
2 3 (1.23%) PMO
2 3 (1.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (3.28%) Docker
2 4 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.87%) Puppet
2 6 (2.46%) Grafana
2 6 (2.46%) Kibana
3 3 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.41%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) Terraform
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (11.07%) Google
2 24 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.15%) Optimizely
4 13 (5.33%) Hotjar
4 13 (5.33%) Twitter
5 12 (4.92%) Crazy Egg
5 12 (4.92%) Facebook
5 12 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (4.10%) SAP
7 7 (2.87%) Tealium
7 7 (2.87%) webMethods
8 6 (2.46%) Tableau
9 5 (2.05%) hybris
9 5 (2.05%) Oracle
10 3 (1.23%) Apple
10 3 (1.23%) Autodesk
10 3 (1.23%) IBM
10 3 (1.23%) Infor
10 3 (1.23%) Kronos
10 3 (1.23%) MicroStrategy