Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Adobe Creative Suite skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Adobe Creative Suite over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Adobe Creative Suite
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 642 492 714
Rank change year-on-year -150 +222 +10
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 161 43 118
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 2.58% 1.80% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 28 77
10th Percentile £220 £199 £153
25th Percentile £309 £213 £200
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £350 £325
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -13.33%
75th Percentile £498 £416 £438
90th Percentile £539 £438 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £275
% change year-on-year +8.11% +34.55% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

Adobe Creative Suite is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 6,247 2,393 7,174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.40% 7.60% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,972 1,547 4,329
10th Percentile £153 £134 £143
25th Percentile £263 £213 £225
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £415 £375 £375
Median % change year-on-year +10.67% - +1.01%
75th Percentile £538 £497 £475
90th Percentile £625 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 186 641
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.64 £10.81
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.29 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +9.38%
75th Percentile £27.00 £34.40 £25.12
90th Percentile £44.94 £48.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.37 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.51% +12.12% +6.45%

Adobe Creative Suite
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Adobe Creative Suite as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe Creative Suite in the UK

Adobe Creative Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite.

Daily rate trend for Adobe Creative Suite in the UK

Adobe Creative Suite
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe Creative Suite in the UK

Adobe Creative Suite
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite.

Hourly rate trend for Adobe Creative Suite in the UK

Adobe Creative Suite
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Adobe Creative Suite in the UK

Adobe Creative Suite
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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
England -146 138 £400 +14.29% 34
London -152 86 £388 +10.71% 14
UK excluding London -136 45 £400 +8.11% 23
Work from Home -195 44 £400 +77.78% 6
North of England -67 17 £395 -1.25% 8
South East -85 11 £435 +93.33% 6
Yorkshire -37 10 £400 - 5
South West -42 8 £400 -
North West - 5 £338 - 3
Scotland -80 4 £169 -57.81% 2
Midlands - 3 £153 - 4
North East -8 2 £250 -
West Midlands - 2 £153 - 2
Wales - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 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 with a requirement for Adobe Creative Suite.

1 160 (99.38%) Adobe
2 91 (56.52%) User Experience
3 73 (45.34%) Sketch
4 58 (36.02%) Wireframes
5 53 (32.92%) InVision
6 48 (29.81%) Figma
7 45 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (25.47%) HTML
8 41 (25.47%) Social Skills
9 39 (24.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 38 (23.60%) CSS
11 35 (21.74%) Marketing
12 31 (19.25%) JavaScript
13 29 (18.01%) Finance
14 28 (17.39%) Photoshop
15 25 (15.53%) Adobe Illustrator
15 25 (15.53%) Prototyping
16 24 (14.91%) Accessibility
17 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
18 22 (13.66%) Microsoft Office
19 18 (11.18%) Workshop Facilitation
20 17 (10.56%) Microsoft 365
20 17 (10.56%) E-Commerce
20 17 (10.56%) Animation
21 16 (9.94%) jQuery
21 16 (9.94%) Windows
22 15 (9.32%) Active Directory
22 15 (9.32%) Digital Marketing
22 15 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
23 14 (8.70%) Design Thinking

Adobe Creative Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (8.70%) WordPress
2 7 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.73%) CMS
3 6 (3.73%) Confluence
4 2 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.24%) Drupal
4 2 (1.24%) Headless CMS
4 2 (1.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 73 (45.34%) Sketch
2 53 (32.92%) InVision
3 48 (29.81%) Figma
4 28 (17.39%) Photoshop
5 25 (15.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 22 (13.66%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (8.70%) Adobe After Effects
7 14 (8.70%) Adobe Premiere
7 14 (8.70%) InDesign
8 10 (6.21%) Adobe XD
8 10 (6.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (4.35%) MS Visio
10 5 (3.11%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (1.86%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (1.24%) Acrobat
12 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
13 1 (0.62%) Blender
13 1 (0.62%) Camtasia
13 1 (0.62%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Magento
2 2 (1.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.56%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (6.21%) Miro
3 8 (4.97%) GitHub
4 4 (2.48%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (1.86%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.24%) Amplience
6 2 (1.24%) SaaS
7 1 (0.62%) Azure
7 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) DHCP
1 8 (4.97%) DNS
1 8 (4.97%) Internet
2 7 (4.35%) Junos
2 7 (4.35%) LAN
2 7 (4.35%) SAN
2 7 (4.35%) VPN
2 7 (4.35%) WAN
3 2 (1.24%) Broadband
4 1 (0.62%) Intranet
4 1 (0.62%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (0.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Axure RP
1 10 (6.21%) Git (software)
1 10 (6.21%) Grunt
2 8 (4.97%) Bitbucket
2 8 (4.97%) gulp
2 8 (4.97%) Subversion
3 7 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 41 (25.47%) Social Skills
2 35 (21.74%) Marketing
3 29 (18.01%) Finance
4 14 (8.70%) Banking
5 13 (8.07%) Presentation Skills
6 8 (4.97%) Retail
7 4 (2.48%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.48%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.86%) Advertising
8 3 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.24%) German Language
9 2 (1.24%) Publishing
9 2 (1.24%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.62%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.62%) Electronics
10 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.62%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (61.49%) Designer
2 43 (26.71%) UX Designer
3 34 (21.12%) UI Designer
4 18 (11.18%) UI/UX Designer
5 16 (9.94%) Developer
5 16 (9.94%) Senior Designer
6 11 (6.83%) Digital Designer
6 11 (6.83%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (5.59%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.59%) Senior UX Designer
9 8 (4.97%) Lead Designer
9 8 (4.97%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 7 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.73%) Digital UX Designer
11 6 (3.73%) Graphic Designer
11 6 (3.73%) Mac Engineer
12 5 (3.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 5 (3.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 4 (2.48%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.47%) HTML
2 38 (23.60%) CSS
3 16 (9.94%) jQuery
4 14 (8.70%) HTML5
5 13 (8.07%) CSS3
5 13 (8.07%) Sass
6 11 (6.83%) Node.js
7 9 (5.59%) XHTML
8 8 (4.97%) Ajax
8 8 (4.97%) CakePHP
8 8 (4.97%) JSON
8 8 (4.97%) React
8 8 (4.97%) Redux
9 3 (1.86%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.86%) Apache Flex
10 2 (1.24%) Framer.js
10 2 (1.24%) Semantic HTML
10 2 (1.24%) WAMP
11 1 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 91 (56.52%) User Experience
2 17 (10.56%) Animation
3 9 (5.59%) Graphic Design
3 9 (5.59%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.35%) iPad
4 7 (4.35%) iPhone
5 6 (3.73%) e-Learning
5 6 (3.73%) Social Media
6 5 (3.11%) Motion Graphics
7 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.86%) Photography
7 3 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.24%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.24%) Media Streaming
8 2 (1.24%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.24%) Video Editing
8 2 (1.24%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.62%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.94%) Windows
2 10 (6.21%) Windows 10
3 7 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
4 6 (3.73%) Linux
4 6 (3.73%) Mac OS
4 6 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.48%) Android
5 4 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.02%) Wireframes
2 45 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (24.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 25 (15.53%) Prototyping
5 18 (11.18%) Workshop Facilitation
6 17 (10.56%) E-Commerce
7 15 (9.32%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (8.70%) Analytics
8 14 (8.70%) Design Thinking
8 14 (8.70%) Storytelling
9 13 (8.07%) Acceptance Criteria
9 13 (8.07%) Front End Development
9 13 (8.07%) Typography
9 13 (8.07%) User Stories
10 12 (7.45%) Epics
10 12 (7.45%) Use Case
11 9 (5.59%) Fintech
11 9 (5.59%) Information Architecture
11 9 (5.59%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.25%) JavaScript
2 8 (4.97%) ES6
2 8 (4.97%) ES7
2 8 (4.97%) PHP
2 8 (4.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.21%) Degree
2 5 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.86%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.86%) PMP
3 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.62%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.91%) Accessibility
2 3 (1.86%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
2 7 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 160 (99.38%) Adobe
2 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.35%) Apple
3 7 (4.35%) Dell
3 7 (4.35%) Juniper
3 7 (4.35%) Kaspersky
3 7 (4.35%) Oracle
3 7 (4.35%) Veeam
3 7 (4.35%) VMware
4 6 (3.73%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.86%) Google
5 3 (1.86%) Marketo
5 3 (1.86%) Okta
6 2 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.62%) Hotjar