Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 686 749 632
Rank change year-on-year +63 -117 +24
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 106 149 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Applications category 1.52% 1.70% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 86 203
UK median daily rate £325 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £151 £167 £213
90th Percentile £486 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £328 £338
% change year-on-year -16.03% -2.96% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
UK median hourly rate £170.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1033.33% +15.38% -50.94%
10th Percentile £155.00 £15.00 £10.12
90th Percentile £185.00 £15.00 £23.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £11.62
% change year-on-year - +29.14% -55.33%

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 6,985 8,784 9,166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.70% 8.39% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,100 5,184 5,624
UK median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £140 £145 £143
90th Percentile £550 £557 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £330
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 783 747
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.95 £39.32 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.30 £14.50
% change year-on-year +14.38% +5.52% -3.33%

Adobe Creative Suite
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe Creative Suite in the UK

Adobe Creative Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe Creative Suite in the UK

Adobe Creative Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe Creative Suite in the UK

Adobe Creative Suite
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe Creative Suite in the UK

Adobe Creative Suite
Top 13 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 7 December 2019. 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 +71 104 £325 -7.14% 74
London +75 65 £363 -3.01% 28
UK excluding London +82 40 £275 -16.03% 46
South East +65 17 £225 -29.80% 10
South West +6 9 £325 -11.86% 4
North of England +15 6 £314 -13.45% 10
Yorkshire +26 5 £314 -7.72% 3
East of England +38 4 £275 - 5
Midlands +50 3 £315 +16.67% 17
West Midlands +37 2 - - 3
Scotland +40 1 - -
East Midlands +29 1 £315 - 14
North West +11 1 - - 7

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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.

1 101 (95.28%) Adobe
2 59 (55.66%) User Experience
3 44 (41.51%) Sketch
4 37 (34.91%) HTML
5 34 (32.08%) CSS
5 34 (32.08%) Wireframes
6 33 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (30.19%) Photoshop
8 27 (25.47%) InVision
9 25 (23.58%) Marketing
10 21 (19.81%) Adobe Illustrator
11 19 (17.92%) InDesign
12 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
13 16 (15.09%) Finance
14 15 (14.15%) Degree
14 15 (14.15%) Graphic Design
14 15 (14.15%) Typography
15 13 (12.26%) Service Design
15 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
16 12 (11.32%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 11 (10.38%) Workshop Facilitation
17 11 (10.38%) Collaborative Working
17 11 (10.38%) Use Case
17 11 (10.38%) Ethnography
17 11 (10.38%) Responsive Web Design
18 10 (9.43%) Axure RP
18 10 (9.43%) User Stories
18 10 (9.43%) Prototyping
18 10 (9.43%) Retail
18 10 (9.43%) A/B Testing

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 6 (5.66%) CMS
2 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.77%) WordPress
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.94%) CoreMedia CMS
3 1 (0.94%) Drupal
3 1 (0.94%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.94%) Moodle
3 1 (0.94%) SAS
3 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (41.51%) Sketch
2 32 (30.19%) Photoshop
3 27 (25.47%) InVision
4 21 (19.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (17.92%) InDesign
6 8 (7.55%) Figma
6 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (4.72%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
9 3 (2.83%) Acrobat
9 3 (2.83%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (2.83%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (1.89%) Lectora
10 2 (1.89%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.94%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.94%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.94%) Marvel
11 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Office 365
2 4 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.89%) Azure
3 2 (1.89%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.94%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) VPN
2 1 (0.94%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) Big Data
1 1 (0.94%) MySQL
1 1 (0.94%) MySQL Workbench
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.77%) Balsamiq
3 3 (2.83%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.94%) JIRA
4 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 25 (23.58%) Marketing
2 16 (15.09%) Finance
3 10 (9.43%) Retail
4 7 (6.60%) Publishing
5 6 (5.66%) Advertising
6 3 (2.83%) Automotive
6 3 (2.83%) Legal
6 3 (2.83%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.89%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.94%) Banking
8 1 (0.94%) French Language
8 1 (0.94%) Games
8 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.94%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.94%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (68.87%) Designer
2 34 (32.08%) UX Designer
3 24 (22.64%) UI Designer
4 17 (16.04%) UI/UX Designer
5 16 (15.09%) Digital Designer
6 11 (10.38%) Senior Designer
7 8 (7.55%) Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Graphic Designer
9 5 (4.72%) Senior UI Designer
9 5 (4.72%) Web Designer
10 4 (3.77%) Artworker
10 4 (3.77%) Senior UI/UX Designer
10 4 (3.77%) Senior UX Designer
10 4 (3.77%) Technologist
11 3 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (2.83%) Creative Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Digital Artworker
11 3 (2.83%) Digital UX Designer
11 3 (2.83%) Lead Designer
11 3 (2.83%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (34.91%) HTML
2 34 (32.08%) CSS
3 5 (4.72%) HTML5
4 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.83%) CSS3
4 3 (2.83%) Flash
4 3 (2.83%) jQuery
5 2 (1.89%) React
6 1 (0.94%) .NET
6 1 (0.94%) Angular 2
6 1 (0.94%) Framer.js
6 1 (0.94%) Laravel
6 1 (0.94%) Node.js
6 1 (0.94%) Sass
6 1 (0.94%) Vue.js
6 1 (0.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (55.66%) User Experience
2 15 (14.15%) Graphic Design
3 7 (6.60%) Animation
3 7 (6.60%) Social Media
4 6 (5.66%) iPad
5 5 (4.72%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.77%) e-Learning
6 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.83%) RIA
8 2 (1.89%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.89%) Media Streaming
8 2 (1.89%) Photography
8 2 (1.89%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.94%) Blog
9 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.94%) STB
9 1 (0.94%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.94%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.49%) Windows
2 5 (4.72%) Android
2 5 (4.72%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.72%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.77%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.83%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.08%) Wireframes
2 33 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.15%) Typography
4 13 (12.26%) Service Design
5 12 (11.32%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 11 (10.38%) Collaborative Working
6 11 (10.38%) Ethnography
6 11 (10.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (10.38%) Use Case
6 11 (10.38%) Workshop Facilitation
7 10 (9.43%) A/B Testing
7 10 (9.43%) Prototyping
7 10 (9.43%) User Stories
8 9 (8.49%) Strategic Thinking
9 8 (7.55%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (7.55%) Analytics
9 8 (7.55%) Epics
9 8 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (7.55%) Product Management
9 8 (7.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.66%) PHP
3 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.89%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.94%) Java
5 1 (0.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (14.15%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) CIPD
3 1 (0.94%) MCDST
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 101 (95.28%) Adobe
2 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.72%) Facebook
3 5 (4.72%) Twitter
4 2 (1.89%) Altiris
4 2 (1.89%) Apple
4 2 (1.89%) Citrix
4 2 (1.89%) Remedy
5 1 (0.94%) Bomgar
5 1 (0.94%) Capita
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco
5 1 (0.94%) Google
5 1 (0.94%) Marketo
5 1 (0.94%) Meraki
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle
5 1 (0.94%) Qubit
5 1 (0.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.94%) VMware
5 1 (0.94%) Yahoo!