Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 November 2017 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 174 182
Rank change year-on-year +36 +8 +7
Contract jobs citing Adobe 58 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.02% 0.51% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 1.21% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 24
South West median daily rate £350 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +33.33% -35.71%
10th Percentile £274 £165 £90
90th Percentile £588 £490 £481
England median daily rate £390 £389 £388
% change year-on-year +0.32% +0.32% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £31.13 £16.13
% change year-on-year -35.74% +93.02% -7.86%

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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2245 2405 2637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.59% 41.91% 40.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1518 1648
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £208
90th Percentile £550 £538 £511
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 158 154
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -15.00% +24.63%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £49.76
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Adobe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in the South West

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Adobe in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in the South West

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in the South West

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in the South West

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Bristol +16 38 £400 +39.13% 2
Wiltshire +4 9 £325 - 1
Dorset +6 4 - - 4
Gloucestershire +20 2 £250 -41.18% 1
Somerset -6 2 £275 +10.00%
Cornwall - 2 - -
Adobe
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Adobe.

1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 21 (36.21%) User Experience
3 19 (32.76%) Java
4 14 (24.14%) Analytics
5 12 (20.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (20.69%) Adobe Analytics
6 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (18.97%) Photoshop
6 11 (18.97%) IBM
7 10 (17.24%) Oracle
7 10 (17.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (17.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (15.52%) Node.js
8 9 (15.52%) F5
8 9 (15.52%) Microservices
8 9 (15.52%) React
8 9 (15.52%) DevOps
8 9 (15.52%) Artifactory
8 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
8 9 (15.52%) Bitbucket
8 9 (15.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (15.52%) Green Hat
8 9 (15.52%) webpack
8 9 (15.52%) Spring Boot
8 9 (15.52%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (15.52%) InVision
8 9 (15.52%) Firewall
8 9 (15.52%) Mainframe
8 9 (15.52%) DB2
8 9 (15.52%) IIS

Adobe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (17.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (15.52%) Apache
2 9 (15.52%) CICS
2 9 (15.52%) IIS
2 9 (15.52%) Tomcat
3 8 (13.79%) Marvel
4 3 (5.17%) CMS
4 3 (5.17%) Drupal
5 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.45%) WordPress
6 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (18.97%) Photoshop
3 10 (17.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (15.52%) InVision
5 8 (13.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (6.90%) InDesign
7 3 (5.17%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
8 2 (3.45%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (3.45%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (3.45%) Pixate
8 2 (3.45%) UXPin
9 1 (1.72%) Acrobat
9 1 (1.72%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.72%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (5.17%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) BIG-IP
1 9 (15.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 9 (15.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) VoIP
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) DB2
2 2 (3.45%) Big Data
2 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.45%) Jackrabbit
2 2 (3.45%) Lumira
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.45%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.45%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Artifactory
1 9 (15.52%) Bitbucket
1 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
1 9 (15.52%) JIRA
1 9 (15.52%) Maven
1 9 (15.52%) TeamCity
1 9 (15.52%) webpack
2 8 (13.79%) Mockito
2 8 (13.79%) SonarQube
2 8 (13.79%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (8.62%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Marketing
4 4 (6.90%) Law
5 3 (5.17%) Publishing
6 2 (3.45%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.72%) Advertising
7 1 (1.72%) Electronics
7 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Designer
1 18 (31.03%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) UX Designer
3 8 (13.79%) Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) DevOps Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (10.34%) UI Designer
6 5 (8.62%) Java Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Linux Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) UI/UX Designer
7 4 (6.90%) Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Digital Designer
7 4 (6.90%) Visual Designer
8 3 (5.17%) ABAP Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Digital UX Designer
8 3 (5.17%) e-Learning Developer
8 3 (5.17%) SAP Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) JIRA Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) Node.js
1 9 (15.52%) React
1 9 (15.52%) Spring
1 9 (15.52%) Spring Boot
2 8 (13.79%) HTML
2 8 (13.79%) JSR 170
2 8 (13.79%) OSGi
2 8 (13.79%) PowerMock
3 7 (12.07%) CSS
4 4 (6.90%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (5.17%) jQuery
6 2 (3.45%) Apache Sling
7 1 (1.72%) Ajax
7 1 (1.72%) Ext JS
7 1 (1.72%) JSP
7 1 (1.72%) Laravel
7 1 (1.72%) Servlets
7 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) User Experience
2 9 (15.52%) DataPower
2 9 (15.52%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.17%) e-Learning
3 3 (5.17%) W3C
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
4 1 (1.72%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Analytics
2 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.52%) DevOps
3 9 (15.52%) Microservices
4 8 (13.79%) BDD
4 8 (13.79%) Coaching
4 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (13.79%) Prototyping
4 8 (13.79%) Scrum
4 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 8 (13.79%) TDD
4 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.34%) Kanban
5 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.62%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (6.90%) Information Management
7 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) Java
2 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.90%) ABAP
4 2 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) IBM
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 9 (15.52%) F5
3 9 (15.52%) Green Hat
4 8 (13.79%) Coverity
5 7 (12.07%) SAP
6 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.17%) Google
8 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
8 2 (3.45%) Tableau
9 1 (1.72%) Apple
9 1 (1.72%) Coremetrics
9 1 (1.72%) Snow
9 1 (1.72%) VMware