Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 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.

Adobe Creative Suite
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 618 621 690
Rank change year-on-year +3 +69 -10
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 262 268 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Applications category 3.00% 2.77% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 188 150
UK median daily rate £338 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £225 £181 £106
90th Percentile £500 £463 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £275
% change year-on-year +3.85% +18.18% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 8
UK median hourly rate £10.23 £27.00 £18.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.11% +46.44% -11.14%
10th Percentile £9.15 £10.75 £10.23
90th Percentile £23.85 £35.10 £23.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.23 £26.00 £10.75
% change year-on-year -60.65% +141.86% -34.85%

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 8741 9691 11816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.80% 9.13% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5264 5650 6861
UK median daily rate £350 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £145 £147 £155
90th Percentile £550 £525 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 970 1144
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £9.77
90th Percentile £37.75 £40.00 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.63 £16.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.97% +12.07% -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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 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
England +28 251 £338 +3.85% 40
UK excluding London +68 135 £338 +3.85% 28
London -26 125 £350 +7.69% 14
South East +16 39 £363 +26.09% 6
Midlands +47 28 £338 -3.57% 9
North of England +80 27 £325 -4.06% 7
East Midlands +22 22 £338 - 4
East of England -8 21 £356 +59.66% 2
Yorkshire +29 15 £335 +1.13% 2
North West +25 12 £250 -28.57% 5
South West +16 11 £325 +18.18% 2
Scotland +24 9 £145 -58.57% 1
West Midlands +19 6 £388 +10.71% 5

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Adobe Creative Suite.

1 261 (99.62%) Adobe
2 169 (64.50%) HTML
3 166 (63.36%) CSS
4 125 (47.71%) User Experience
5 100 (38.17%) JavaScript
6 96 (36.64%) HTML5
7 85 (32.44%) CSS3
8 76 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (27.48%) Front End Development
10 63 (24.05%) Photoshop
11 62 (23.66%) Finance
12 58 (22.14%) Sass
12 58 (22.14%) jQuery
13 56 (21.37%) Wireframes
14 53 (20.23%) Retail
15 52 (19.85%) Adobe Illustrator
16 50 (19.08%) Git (software)
17 45 (17.18%) Node.js
18 44 (16.79%) AngularJS
19 39 (14.89%) Responsive Web Design
19 39 (14.89%) Axure RP
20 36 (13.74%) React
21 32 (12.21%) Banking
22 30 (11.45%) Web Design
23 27 (10.31%) OmniGraffle
24 25 (9.54%) Visualisation
24 25 (9.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 24 (9.16%) InVision
26 23 (8.78%) Marketing
26 23 (8.78%) E-Commerce

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 16 (6.11%) WordPress
2 12 (4.58%) CMS
3 10 (3.82%) Confluence
4 6 (2.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (2.29%) Marvel
5 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.15%) Drupal
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 63 (24.05%) Photoshop
2 52 (19.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (10.31%) OmniGraffle
4 24 (9.16%) InVision
5 20 (7.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (5.73%) InDesign
7 12 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (4.20%) Adobe After Effects
9 9 (3.44%) MS Visio
10 5 (1.91%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
12 2 (0.76%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.38%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.38%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.38%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.15%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) GitHub
3 1 (0.38%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.38%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.53%) Intranet
2 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 50 (19.08%) Git (software)
2 39 (14.89%) Axure RP
3 22 (8.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 21 (8.02%) Jasmine
5 17 (6.49%) Selenium
6 14 (5.34%) gulp
7 13 (4.96%) Grunt
8 9 (3.44%) JIRA
9 8 (3.05%) Mocha
10 7 (2.67%) Dreamweaver
11 6 (2.29%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.91%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.91%) webpack
13 4 (1.53%) Babel
13 4 (1.53%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (1.53%) Sinon.JS
General
1 62 (23.66%) Finance
2 53 (20.23%) Retail
3 32 (12.21%) Banking
4 23 (8.78%) Marketing
5 22 (8.40%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.96%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.53%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.76%) Advertising
8 2 (0.76%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.76%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 137 (52.29%) Designer
2 96 (36.64%) Developer
3 57 (21.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 57 (21.76%) UX Designer
4 56 (21.37%) UI Designer
5 37 (14.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 37 (14.12%) Visual Designer
6 33 (12.60%) HTML Developer
7 32 (12.21%) HTML CSS Developer
8 25 (9.54%) Angular Developer
9 19 (7.25%) UI Developer
10 17 (6.49%) Senior Developer
11 15 (5.73%) Senior Designer
12 14 (5.34%) Digital Designer
12 14 (5.34%) UI/UX Designer
13 10 (3.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 10 (3.82%) Telecoms Designer
14 8 (3.05%) Graphic Designer
15 7 (2.67%) Desktop Engineer
15 7 (2.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (64.50%) HTML
2 166 (63.36%) CSS
3 96 (36.64%) HTML5
4 85 (32.44%) CSS3
5 58 (22.14%) jQuery
5 58 (22.14%) Sass
6 45 (17.18%) Node.js
7 44 (16.79%) AngularJS
8 36 (13.74%) React
9 25 (9.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (4.20%) J2EE
10 11 (4.20%) Web Services
11 8 (3.05%) Chai
12 6 (2.29%) Flash
13 5 (1.91%) .NET
13 5 (1.91%) LAMP
13 5 (1.91%) LESS
14 4 (1.53%) Apache Cordova
14 4 (1.53%) Backbone.js
14 4 (1.53%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 125 (47.71%) User Experience
2 20 (7.63%) Mobile App
3 19 (7.25%) Social Media
4 11 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.44%) Graphic Design
6 6 (2.29%) Fintech
7 5 (1.91%) Video Editing
8 4 (1.53%) Animation
8 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.53%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.15%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.76%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.76%) Photography
11 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.38%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.38%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.38%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.38%) SCORM
11 1 (0.38%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.82%) Windows
2 4 (1.53%) Android
2 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (27.48%) Front End Development
3 56 (21.37%) Wireframes
4 39 (14.89%) Responsive Web Design
5 30 (11.45%) Web Design
6 25 (9.54%) Visualisation
7 23 (8.78%) E-Commerce
8 21 (8.02%) Prototyping
9 20 (7.63%) Data Visualisation
9 20 (7.63%) Typography
10 19 (7.25%) MVVM
11 17 (6.49%) MVC
12 16 (6.11%) Web Development
13 15 (5.73%) Time Management
14 14 (5.34%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 14 (5.34%) UX Design
15 11 (4.20%) SOA
16 10 (3.82%) TDD
17 9 (3.44%) Copywriting
18 8 (3.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 100 (38.17%) JavaScript
2 15 (5.73%) PHP
3 11 (4.20%) Java
4 3 (1.15%) C#
4 3 (1.15%) TypeScript
4 3 (1.15%) XAML
5 1 (0.38%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (6.49%) Degree
2 2 (0.76%) MBA
3 1 (0.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.67%) ISO 9001
1 7 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 261 (99.62%) Adobe
2 8 (3.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.15%) Google
3 3 (1.15%) Twitter
4 1 (0.38%) Apple
4 1 (0.38%) PayPal
4 1 (0.38%) SAP
4 1 (0.38%) VMware