Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 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.

Adobe Creative Suite
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 591 625 667
Rank change year-on-year +34 +42 +1
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 284 230 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Applications category 3.25% 2.68% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 168 165
UK median daily rate £363 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £200 £199 £186
90th Percentile £509 £450 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +36.84% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.55 £20.75 £11.55
90th Percentile £44.25 £35.42 £68.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year -45.26% +7.95% +1.95%

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 8,730 8,582 10,781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.73% 9.02% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,347 5,083 6,363
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £142 £145 £155
90th Percentile £560 £538 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 763 874 1,000
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +8.47%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £9.92
90th Percentile £35.79 £40.59 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year -2.36% -4.19% +6.90%

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 25 February 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 February 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
England +34 278 £363 +11.54% 120
UK excluding London +49 150 £350 +7.69% 85
London -14 132 £375 +15.38% 38
South East +26 61 £333 +14.66% 22
Midlands +13 30 £340 -17.58% 17
South West +32 25 £400 +33.33% 9
East Midlands +16 24 £340 +4.62% 9
East of England -11 16 £300 +42.86% 9
North of England +22 14 £353 +23.68% 25
Yorkshire +2 13 £355 - 14
West Midlands -5 6 £300 -27.27% 8
Scotland -15 4 £350 +9.29% 2
North West +4 1 £175 -35.19% 9

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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.

1 284 (100.00%) Adobe
2 159 (55.99%) User Experience
3 143 (50.35%) HTML
4 138 (48.59%) CSS
5 95 (33.45%) Finance
6 76 (26.76%) Photoshop
6 76 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (23.94%) HTML5
8 63 (22.18%) JavaScript
9 59 (20.77%) Adobe Illustrator
10 56 (19.72%) Wireframes
11 52 (18.31%) CSS3
12 45 (15.85%) jQuery
12 45 (15.85%) Front End Development
13 37 (13.03%) InDesign
14 36 (12.68%) Sass
15 35 (12.32%) Responsive Web Design
15 35 (12.32%) Banking
15 35 (12.32%) Retail
16 34 (11.97%) Git (software)
16 34 (11.97%) Axure RP
17 32 (11.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 28 (9.86%) Web Design
18 28 (9.86%) Marketing
18 28 (9.86%) Degree
18 28 (9.86%) E-Commerce
19 27 (9.51%) Telecoms
19 27 (9.51%) Social Media
20 25 (8.80%) Typography
21 24 (8.45%) OmniGraffle

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 15 (5.28%) CMS
1 15 (5.28%) Marvel
2 10 (3.52%) Confluence
3 8 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.76%) WordPress
5 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 76 (26.76%) Photoshop
2 59 (20.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 37 (13.03%) InDesign
4 32 (11.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (8.45%) OmniGraffle
6 23 (8.10%) InVision
7 13 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (4.58%) MS Visio
8 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (1.06%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.70%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.35%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.35%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.11%) Silverpop
2 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (11.97%) Axure RP
1 34 (11.97%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 11 (3.87%) Jasmine
3 11 (3.87%) JIRA
3 11 (3.87%) Selenium
4 7 (2.46%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.46%) Grunt
4 7 (2.46%) gulp
5 5 (1.76%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 95 (33.45%) Finance
2 35 (12.32%) Banking
2 35 (12.32%) Retail
3 28 (9.86%) Marketing
4 27 (9.51%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.46%) Publishing
6 4 (1.41%) Games
6 4 (1.41%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.41%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Advertising
7 2 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 183 (64.44%) Designer
2 80 (28.17%) UX Designer
3 63 (22.18%) Developer
4 53 (18.66%) UI Designer
5 34 (11.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 33 (11.62%) Visual Designer
7 26 (9.15%) JavaScript Developer
8 24 (8.45%) Digital Designer
8 24 (8.45%) Senior Designer
9 23 (8.10%) HTML Developer
10 22 (7.75%) HTML CSS Developer
11 17 (5.99%) Senior UI Designer
12 16 (5.63%) Interaction Designer
12 16 (5.63%) UI/UX Designer
13 14 (4.93%) Graphic Designer
13 14 (4.93%) Telecoms Designer
14 13 (4.58%) Senior Developer
15 12 (4.23%) Analyst
15 12 (4.23%) React Developer
15 12 (4.23%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (50.35%) HTML
2 138 (48.59%) CSS
3 68 (23.94%) HTML5
4 52 (18.31%) CSS3
5 45 (15.85%) jQuery
6 36 (12.68%) Sass
7 22 (7.75%) Node.js
8 18 (6.34%) AngularJS
9 17 (5.99%) React
10 16 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (2.11%) J2EE
11 6 (2.11%) Web Services
12 5 (1.76%) LAMP
13 2 (0.70%) .NET
13 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.70%) OpenGL
14 1 (0.35%) LESS
14 1 (0.35%) WPF
14 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 159 (55.99%) User Experience
2 27 (9.51%) Social Media
3 17 (5.99%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.93%) Graphic Design
5 13 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.52%) Animation
7 8 (2.82%) Video Editing
8 6 (2.11%) Fintech
8 6 (2.11%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.41%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.06%) BBC
11 2 (0.70%) Blog
11 2 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.70%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.35%) FMCG
12 1 (0.35%) Motion Graphics
12 1 (0.35%) Over-the-Top Content
12 1 (0.35%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.82%) Windows
2 3 (1.06%) Android
2 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (19.72%) Wireframes
3 45 (15.85%) Front End Development
4 35 (12.32%) Responsive Web Design
5 28 (9.86%) E-Commerce
5 28 (9.86%) Web Design
6 25 (8.80%) Typography
7 22 (7.75%) Prototyping
8 21 (7.39%) Visualisation
9 19 (6.69%) Analytics
9 19 (6.69%) Data Visualisation
10 18 (6.34%) Time Management
11 17 (5.99%) B2B
12 16 (5.63%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 15 (5.28%) Wealth Management
14 14 (4.93%) Digital Marketing
14 14 (4.93%) UX Design
14 14 (4.93%) Web Development
15 13 (4.58%) Waterfall
16 12 (4.23%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 63 (22.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (2.11%) Java
3 5 (1.76%) PHP
3 5 (1.76%) TypeScript
4 3 (1.06%) SQL
5 2 (0.70%) C#
6 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (9.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.41%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 284 (100.00%) Adobe
2 12 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.82%) Twitter
4 7 (2.46%) Facebook
5 3 (1.06%) Apple
6 2 (0.70%) Google
6 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.35%) XMPie