Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 596 628 640
Rank change year-on-year +32 +12 +28
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 283 215 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Applications category 3.30% 2.65% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 134 197
UK median daily rate £394 £308 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.05% -9.56% +35.86%
10th Percentile £153 £191 £183
90th Percentile £575 £450 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £308 £275
% change year-on-year +17.89% +11.82% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -30.56% +44.48%
10th Percentile £13.60 £11.65 £18.00
90th Percentile £48.38 £67.38 £108.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -40.74% +56.52%

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 8,586 8,124 9,974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.60% 8.92% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,135 4,686 5,967
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +3.70% +0.75%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £155
90th Percentile £550 £538 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £321
% change year-on-year +3.85% +1.40% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 781 738 871
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.81 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.75 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09% +13.79%

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 20 June 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 20 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe Creative Suite in the UK

Adobe Creative Suite
Top 15 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 June 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 +14 266 £400 +30.08% 115
London -10 146 £425 +37.10% 38
UK excluding London +7 131 £363 +17.89% 82
South East +10 55 £300 +3.45% 26
North of England -29 28 £363 +34.26% 25
South West +19 23 £400 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire -5 17 £363 -0.68% 9
Scotland -37 9 £304 - 1
East of England +12 8 £263 -4.55% 7
Midlands -22 6 £431 +32.69% 15
North West -31 6 £532 +97.04% 16
North East +5 5 £325 -
East Midlands -10 5 £500 +58.73% 6
Wales - 2 £400 - 4
West Midlands -24 1 £325 -21.69% 9

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 283 (100.00%) Adobe
2 187 (66.08%) User Experience
3 152 (53.71%) HTML
4 137 (48.41%) CSS
5 78 (27.56%) Photoshop
5 78 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (25.80%) Finance
7 68 (24.03%) Wireframes
8 64 (22.61%) Adobe Illustrator
8 64 (22.61%) HTML5
9 55 (19.43%) InVision
10 51 (18.02%) Axure RP
11 48 (16.96%) JavaScript
12 40 (14.13%) InDesign
13 39 (13.78%) Responsive Web Design
13 39 (13.78%) Prototyping
14 38 (13.43%) CSS3
14 38 (13.43%) Social Media
14 38 (13.43%) Marketing
15 35 (12.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 28 (9.89%) E-Commerce
16 28 (9.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 27 (9.54%) Graphic Design
17 27 (9.54%) Banking
17 27 (9.54%) Marvel
18 26 (9.19%) Web Design
19 25 (8.83%) Digital Marketing
19 25 (8.83%) jQuery
19 25 (8.83%) OmniGraffle
20 24 (8.48%) AngularJS

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 27 (9.54%) Marvel
2 16 (5.65%) CMS
3 7 (2.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (2.47%) Confluence
4 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 78 (27.56%) Photoshop
2 64 (22.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 55 (19.43%) InVision
4 40 (14.13%) InDesign
5 35 (12.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 25 (8.83%) OmniGraffle
7 10 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (2.83%) MS Visio
9 7 (2.47%) Adobe After Effects
9 7 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (1.06%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (1.06%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (0.71%) UXPin
12 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.35%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.83%) Office 365
2 6 (2.12%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.12%) Silverpop
3 3 (1.06%) G Suite
4 2 (0.71%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.35%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.77%) Intranet
2 2 (0.71%) SMS
3 1 (0.35%) DHCP
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 51 (18.02%) Axure RP
2 28 (9.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 19 (6.71%) Jasmine
3 19 (6.71%) Selenium
4 14 (4.95%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.18%) JIRA
6 5 (1.77%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.77%) Grunt
6 5 (1.77%) gulp
7 1 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
General
1 73 (25.80%) Finance
2 38 (13.43%) Marketing
3 27 (9.54%) Banking
4 22 (7.77%) Telecoms
5 21 (7.42%) Publishing
6 20 (7.07%) Retail
7 7 (2.47%) Advertising
8 3 (1.06%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.71%) Automotive
9 2 (0.71%) Games
9 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 205 (72.44%) Designer
2 109 (38.52%) UX Designer
3 51 (18.02%) UI Designer
4 44 (15.55%) Developer
5 27 (9.54%) Digital Designer
6 23 (8.13%) Graphic Designer
7 22 (7.77%) Senior Designer
8 21 (7.42%) Visual Designer
9 20 (7.07%) UI Developer
9 20 (7.07%) UI/UX Designer
10 19 (6.71%) Angular Developer
11 18 (6.36%) Interaction Designer
12 17 (6.01%) HTML CSS Developer
12 17 (6.01%) HTML Developer
13 16 (5.65%) Senior UI Designer
14 10 (3.53%) Analyst
15 9 (3.18%) Telecoms Designer
16 8 (2.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 8 (2.83%) Senior UX Designer
17 7 (2.47%) Senior Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (53.71%) HTML
2 137 (48.41%) CSS
3 64 (22.61%) HTML5
4 38 (13.43%) CSS3
5 25 (8.83%) jQuery
6 24 (8.48%) AngularJS
6 24 (8.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (7.42%) Sass
8 8 (2.83%) Node.js
9 7 (2.47%) React
10 5 (1.77%) J2EE
10 5 (1.77%) Web Services
11 4 (1.41%) JSON
11 4 (1.41%) LESS
12 2 (0.71%) .NET
12 2 (0.71%) Handlebars
12 2 (0.71%) Smarty
12 2 (0.71%) Symfony
12 2 (0.71%) Twig
13 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 187 (66.08%) User Experience
2 38 (13.43%) Social Media
3 27 (9.54%) Graphic Design
4 24 (8.48%) Mobile App
5 23 (8.13%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (5.65%) Virtual Team
7 10 (3.53%) Video Editing
8 9 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.47%) Animation
10 6 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.41%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.41%) Fintech
11 4 (1.41%) Interactive TV
11 4 (1.41%) Taxonomies
12 3 (1.06%) Motion Graphics
13 2 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.71%) Blog
13 2 (0.71%) Digital Wallet
13 2 (0.71%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.95%) Android
2 13 (4.59%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.89%) Windows
4 10 (3.53%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.12%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.06%) Linux
7 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.03%) Wireframes
3 39 (13.78%) Prototyping
3 39 (13.78%) Responsive Web Design
4 28 (9.89%) E-Commerce
5 26 (9.19%) Web Design
6 25 (8.83%) Digital Marketing
7 24 (8.48%) Infographics
7 24 (8.48%) Typography
8 21 (7.42%) Analytics
8 21 (7.42%) B2B
9 20 (7.07%) Copywriting
9 20 (7.07%) Front End Development
9 20 (7.07%) MVVM
10 19 (6.71%) MVC
11 18 (6.36%) Visualisation
12 16 (5.65%) Data Visualisation
13 15 (5.30%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 12 (4.24%) Information Architecture
15 11 (3.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (16.96%) JavaScript
2 14 (4.95%) TypeScript
3 5 (1.77%) Java
4 3 (1.06%) C
4 3 (1.06%) PHP
4 3 (1.06%) SQL
5 2 (0.71%) C#
6 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (7.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.41%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) GDPR
3 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.35%) XenApp
2 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.35%) SCCM
1 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 283 (100.00%) Adobe
2 20 (7.07%) Twitter
3 17 (6.01%) Facebook
4 13 (4.59%) Google
5 11 (3.89%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.18%) Apple
7 3 (1.06%) Okta
7 3 (1.06%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.35%) Citrix
9 1 (0.35%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.35%) Sophos
9 1 (0.35%) Symantec
9 1 (0.35%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.35%) XMPie