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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 516 526 540
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 94 128 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Applications category 2.31% 2.62% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 90 55
Median daily rate £278 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.61% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £176 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £305 £225
% change year-on-year -3.68% +35.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £8.50 £27.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.51% +35.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.50 £27.00 £13.67
% change year-on-year -68.51% +97.51%  

Adobe Creative Suite is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4073 4892 5926
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.64% 9.06% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2336 2939 3361
Median daily rate £370 £336 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.20% -0.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 433 556
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.47% +8.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.36 £10.96 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £36.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Adobe Creative Suite
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Adobe Creative Suite as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 92 £278 -14.61% 48
London -26 53 £275 -17.29% 14
North West +21 10 £175 -37.05% 4
South East +13 9 £260 +23.80% 8
City of London 0 8 £325 -7.14% 4
Manchester +18 7 £85 -69.42%
East Midlands +1 7 £315 - 5
South West +8 6 £325 +18.18% 2
Leicestershire - 5 £315 - 2
Yorkshire +27 4 £335 -10.66% 4
Leeds +14 4 £335 -10.66% 4
West Yorkshire +13 4 £335 -10.66% 4
Bristol -1 3 £275 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £260 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £260 - 1
Scotland +35 2 - - 1
West Midlands +10 2 - - 9
Birmingham +4 2 - - 1
Lancashire +4 2 £250 - 2
Oxfordshire -4 2 £251 -
Plymouth - 2 £365 -
Lancaster - 2 £250 -
Leicester - 2 £315 -
Oxford - 2 £251 -
Surrey - 2 £225 - 2
Devon - 2 £365 - 1
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear +73 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne +73 1 - -
North East +72 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 213 (98.61%) Adobe
2 130 (60.19%) HTML
3 125 (57.87%) CSS
4 101 (46.76%) User Experience
5 62 (28.70%) Photoshop
6 59 (27.31%) JavaScript
6 59 (27.31%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (27.31%) HTML5
7 52 (24.07%) Marketing
8 49 (22.69%) Wireframes
9 46 (21.30%) CSS3
10 40 (18.52%) Visualisation
11 39 (18.06%) Data Visualisation
11 39 (18.06%) Adobe Illustrator
12 38 (17.59%) Front End Development
13 37 (17.13%) Finance
14 36 (16.67%) Axure RP
15 29 (13.43%) Retail
16 26 (12.04%) AngularJS
16 26 (12.04%) Prototyping
17 25 (11.57%) Responsive Web Design
18 23 (10.65%) OmniGraffle
18 23 (10.65%) Web Design
19 20 (9.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
20 19 (8.80%) Mobile App
20 19 (8.80%) Time Management
21 18 (8.33%) Cash Management
21 18 (8.33%) Telecoms
22 17 (7.87%) CMS
22 17 (7.87%) Social Media

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 17 (7.87%) CMS
1 17 (7.87%) WordPress
2 4 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.39%) Marvel
3 3 (1.39%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.93%) Drupal
4 2 (0.93%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 62 (28.70%) Photoshop
2 39 (18.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (10.65%) OmniGraffle
4 15 (6.94%) InDesign
5 13 (6.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (4.63%) InVision
6 10 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (4.63%) MS Visio
7 9 (4.17%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (2.31%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (1.85%) Acrobat
10 3 (1.39%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (1.39%) CINEMA 4D
10 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (0.46%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.46%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.46%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (1.39%) BrowserStack
4 2 (0.93%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) G Suite
5 1 (0.46%) GitHub
5 1 (0.46%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.85%) DHCP
1 4 (1.85%) DNS
2 3 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.46%) Intranet
3 1 (0.46%) Skype
3 1 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.56%) MySQL
2 3 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 20 (9.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 16 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.41%) Jasmine
4 12 (5.56%) Selenium
5 7 (3.24%) gulp
5 7 (3.24%) Mocha
6 6 (2.78%) Grunt
7 5 (2.31%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.85%) Sinon.JS
8 4 (1.85%) webpack
9 3 (1.39%) Babel
10 2 (0.93%) Subversion
10 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.46%) JIRA
11 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (24.07%) Marketing
2 37 (17.13%) Finance
3 29 (13.43%) Retail
4 18 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 16 (7.41%) Banking
6 5 (2.31%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.85%) Advertising
8 3 (1.39%) Publishing
9 2 (0.93%) French Language
10 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.46%) Games
10 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 126 (58.33%) Designer
2 68 (31.48%) UI Designer
3 59 (27.31%) Developer
4 42 (19.44%) UX Designer
5 33 (15.28%) Visual Designer
6 27 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 20 (9.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 20 (9.26%) UI/UX Designer
8 18 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
8 18 (8.33%) HTML Developer
9 14 (6.48%) Angular Developer
10 13 (6.02%) UI Developer
11 11 (5.09%) Graphic Designer
12 10 (4.63%) Digital Designer
13 8 (3.70%) Lead Designer
13 8 (3.70%) Senior Designer
14 7 (3.24%) WordPress Developer
15 6 (2.78%) Junior
15 6 (2.78%) PHP Developer
15 6 (2.78%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (60.19%) HTML
2 125 (57.87%) CSS
3 59 (27.31%) HTML5
4 46 (21.30%) CSS3
5 26 (12.04%) AngularJS
6 17 (7.87%) jQuery
6 17 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (7.41%) Sass
8 14 (6.48%) Node.js
8 14 (6.48%) React
9 8 (3.70%) .NET
10 7 (3.24%) Chai
10 7 (3.24%) J2EE
10 7 (3.24%) Web Services
11 6 (2.78%) LAMP
12 4 (1.85%) Apache Cordova
12 4 (1.85%) Ionic Framework
12 4 (1.85%) Material Design
12 4 (1.85%) WPF
13 3 (1.39%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 101 (46.76%) User Experience
2 19 (8.80%) Mobile App
3 17 (7.87%) Social Media
4 10 (4.63%) Graphic Design
5 7 (3.24%) Animation
6 5 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.31%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.85%) Fintech
8 3 (1.39%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.39%) Photography
8 3 (1.39%) W3C
9 2 (0.93%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.93%) FMCG
9 2 (0.93%) iPad
9 2 (0.93%) iPhone
9 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.93%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (0.93%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.93%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.02%) Apple iOS
2 11 (5.09%) Windows
3 10 (4.63%) Android
4 5 (2.31%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.85%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.31%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.69%) Wireframes
3 40 (18.52%) Visualisation
4 39 (18.06%) Data Visualisation
5 38 (17.59%) Front End Development
6 26 (12.04%) Prototyping
7 25 (11.57%) Responsive Web Design
8 23 (10.65%) Web Design
9 19 (8.80%) Time Management
10 18 (8.33%) Cash Management
11 16 (7.41%) MVVM
12 15 (6.94%) Analytics
12 15 (6.94%) Web Development
13 14 (6.48%) MVC
14 11 (5.09%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.09%) Scrum
14 11 (5.09%) TDD
14 11 (5.09%) Typography
15 10 (4.63%) Project Management
16 9 (4.17%) Copywriting
Programming Languages
1 59 (27.31%) JavaScript
2 15 (6.94%) PHP
3 9 (4.17%) Java
4 4 (1.85%) C#
4 4 (1.85%) XAML
5 3 (1.39%) C
5 3 (1.39%) SQL
6 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.46%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.46%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 14 (6.48%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) MCSA
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 213 (98.61%) Adobe
2 16 (7.41%) Google
3 10 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.31%) Apple
5 3 (1.39%) MobileIron
5 3 (1.39%) Twitter
6 2 (0.93%) VMware
7 1 (0.46%) Citrix
7 1 (0.46%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.46%) Facebook
7 1 (0.46%) Omniture
7 1 (0.46%) PayPal
7 1 (0.46%) Tableau
7 1 (0.46%) Xamarin
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