Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 501 728 667
Rank change year-on-year +227 -61 -42
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 49 122 232
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Applications category 1.69% 1.59% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 79 149
Median daily rate £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £170 £163 £113
90th Percentile £532 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £325 £363
% change year-on-year -16.92% -10.34% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £95.58 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +516.65% -3.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.16 £15.25
% change year-on-year - +38.75% -4.69%

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 2,898 7,662 8,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.28% 8.35% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,661 4,514 5,199
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £135 £150 £150
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.45% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 668 773
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +2.80%
10th Percentile £11.22 £10.80 £10.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.88 £39.35
Median hourly rate £18.74 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +13.58% +6.45% +3.33%

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 10 August 2020.

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
Top 11 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 10 August 2020. 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 +233 48 £325 -3.70% 21
London +173 29 £350 - 8
UK excluding London +204 20 £270 -16.92% 15
North of England +118 9 £523 +39.33% 4
Yorkshire +88 9 £523 +66.53% 2
South East +152 7 £225 -18.18% 1
Work from Home - 7 £238 - 8
Midlands +92 2 £380 -7.88% 5
West Midlands +70 2 £380 -7.88% 1
East of England +79 1 £250 -5.66% 2
Scotland +78 1 £400 +30.08% 2

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 49 (100.00%) Adobe
2 23 (46.94%) Sketch
3 17 (34.69%) User Experience
4 15 (30.61%) HTML
4 15 (30.61%) InVision
5 12 (24.49%) CSS
5 12 (24.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.45%) Photoshop
6 11 (22.45%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 10 (20.41%) Wireframes
7 10 (20.41%) Prototyping
7 10 (20.41%) Graphic Design
8 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (14.29%) InDesign
9 7 (14.29%) Workflow
9 7 (14.29%) Finance
9 7 (14.29%) Service Design
10 6 (12.24%) Adobe XD
10 6 (12.24%) Animation
10 6 (12.24%) Marketing
10 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
10 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.20%) Degree
11 5 (10.20%) e-Learning
11 5 (10.20%) Usability Testing
11 5 (10.20%) Moodle
11 5 (10.20%) Mobile First
11 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
11 5 (10.20%) Decision-Making

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 5 (10.20%) Moodle
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (46.94%) Sketch
2 15 (30.61%) InVision
3 12 (24.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (22.45%) Photoshop
5 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (14.29%) InDesign
7 6 (12.24%) Adobe XD
8 3 (6.12%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (6.12%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (6.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (4.08%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (2.04%) Acrobat
10 1 (2.04%) Blender
10 1 (2.04%) Camtasia
10 1 (2.04%) GIMP
10 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
10 1 (2.04%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (2.04%) Google Tag Manager
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Advertising
3 3 (6.12%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Designer
2 12 (24.49%) Developer
3 11 (22.45%) UX Designer
4 9 (18.37%) UI Designer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Designer
5 5 (10.20%) Visual Designer
6 4 (8.16%) Digital Designer
6 4 (8.16%) UI/UX Designer
7 3 (6.12%) e-Learning Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Artworker
8 2 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.08%) Mac Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Moodle Developer
9 1 (2.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) e-Learning Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior UX Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) HTML
2 12 (24.49%) CSS
3 3 (6.12%) jQuery
4 2 (4.08%) HTML5
4 2 (4.08%) Sass
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) User Experience
2 10 (20.41%) Graphic Design
3 6 (12.24%) Animation
4 5 (10.20%) e-Learning
4 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.12%) Social Media
5 3 (6.12%) VLE
6 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.08%) iPad
6 2 (4.08%) iPhone
6 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.08%) Motion Graphics
6 2 (4.08%) Video Editing
6 2 (4.08%) W3C
7 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.04%) Learning Management System
7 1 (2.04%) Photography
7 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
7 1 (2.04%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Android
1 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
2 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (22.45%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 10 (20.41%) Prototyping
2 10 (20.41%) Wireframes
3 7 (14.29%) Service Design
3 7 (14.29%) Workflow
4 5 (10.20%) Decision-Making
4 5 (10.20%) Interaction Design
4 5 (10.20%) Mobile First
4 5 (10.20%) Usability Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Coaching
5 4 (8.16%) Design Sprint
5 4 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (8.16%) Instructional Design
5 4 (8.16%) Systems Thinking
5 4 (8.16%) Typography
5 4 (8.16%) Web Development
6 3 (6.12%) Content Development
6 3 (6.12%) Front End Development
6 3 (6.12%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.08%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.04%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Adobe
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Apple
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Meraki
4 1 (2.04%) Snow
4 1 (2.04%) Ubiquiti