Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 626 647 687
Rank change year-on-year +21 +40 -25
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 274 255 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Applications category 3.03% 2.69% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 185 149
UK median daily rate £340 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% +29.52%
10th Percentile £213 £176 £149
90th Percentile £500 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £333
% change year-on-year +3.85% -2.26% +33.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £26.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.94% +55.88% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.12 £19.60 £10.05
90th Percentile £23.85 £35.26 £68.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.62 £26.00 £17.88
% change year-on-year -55.33% +45.45% -17.17%

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 9036 9491 11447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.74% 9.18% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5550 5546 6708
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £143 £150 £155
90th Percentile £569 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 734 936 1070
UK median hourly rate £15.53 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.97% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.18 £9.49
90th Percentile £35.00 £39.25 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% -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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +5 264 £340 +4.62% 63
UK excluding London +55 151 £338 +3.85% 49
London -23 121 £375 +15.38% 17
South East +1 48 £351 +27.73% 5
Midlands +42 35 £338 -3.57% 12
East Midlands +23 27 £338 -25.00% 2
North of England +52 22 £325 -5.80% 17
East of England 0 22 £375 +68.07% 7
South West +6 16 £400 +33.33% 5
Yorkshire +22 14 £336 +1.51% 6
North West +23 8 £250 -28.57% 11
West Midlands +7 8 £325 -7.14% 10
Scotland -5 8 £145 -56.13% 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 274 (100.00%) Adobe
2 160 (58.39%) HTML
3 156 (56.93%) CSS
4 133 (48.54%) User Experience
5 97 (35.40%) JavaScript
6 86 (31.39%) HTML5
7 80 (29.20%) CSS3
8 74 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (26.64%) Finance
10 69 (25.18%) Photoshop
10 69 (25.18%) Front End Development
11 65 (23.72%) jQuery
12 58 (21.17%) Adobe Illustrator
13 57 (20.80%) Retail
13 57 (20.80%) Sass
14 54 (19.71%) Git (software)
14 54 (19.71%) Wireframes
15 44 (16.06%) Node.js
16 38 (13.87%) Banking
16 38 (13.87%) Axure RP
16 38 (13.87%) AngularJS
17 34 (12.41%) React
18 32 (11.68%) Responsive Web Design
19 30 (10.95%) InVision
20 29 (10.58%) Web Design
21 26 (9.49%) Typography
21 26 (9.49%) OmniGraffle
22 24 (8.76%) Visualisation
22 24 (8.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 24 (8.76%) 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 13 (4.74%) WordPress
2 11 (4.01%) Marvel
3 10 (3.65%) CMS
3 10 (3.65%) Confluence
4 6 (2.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.73%) Drupal
7 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
Applications
1 69 (25.18%) Photoshop
2 58 (21.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 30 (10.95%) InVision
4 26 (9.49%) OmniGraffle
5 24 (8.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 20 (7.30%) InDesign
7 12 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (2.92%) Adobe After Effects
8 8 (2.92%) MS Visio
9 5 (1.82%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
11 2 (0.73%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.36%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.36%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.36%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.36%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.09%) Office 365
2 2 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.36%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 54 (19.71%) Git (software)
2 38 (13.87%) Axure RP
3 21 (7.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 19 (6.93%) Jasmine
5 16 (5.84%) Selenium
6 10 (3.65%) Grunt
6 10 (3.65%) gulp
7 9 (3.28%) JIRA
8 8 (2.92%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (2.19%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.82%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.46%) Mocha
12 3 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (1.09%) Sinon.JS
13 2 (0.73%) webpack
14 1 (0.36%) Babel
14 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (26.64%) Finance
2 57 (20.80%) Retail
3 38 (13.87%) Banking
4 20 (7.30%) Telecoms
5 16 (5.84%) Marketing
6 13 (4.74%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.46%) Games
7 4 (1.46%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.09%) Advertising
9 2 (0.73%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 151 (55.11%) Designer
2 95 (34.67%) Developer
3 68 (24.82%) UX Designer
4 57 (20.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 55 (20.07%) UI Designer
6 42 (15.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 38 (13.87%) HTML Developer
8 37 (13.50%) HTML CSS Developer
9 36 (13.14%) Visual Designer
10 23 (8.39%) Angular Developer
11 20 (7.30%) Senior Developer
12 19 (6.93%) Senior Designer
12 19 (6.93%) UI Developer
13 17 (6.20%) Digital Designer
13 17 (6.20%) UI/UX Designer
14 13 (4.74%) Telecoms Designer
15 12 (4.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 12 (4.38%) Web Designer
16 11 (4.01%) Senior UI Designer
17 10 (3.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (58.39%) HTML
2 156 (56.93%) CSS
3 86 (31.39%) HTML5
4 80 (29.20%) CSS3
5 65 (23.72%) jQuery
6 57 (20.80%) Sass
7 44 (16.06%) Node.js
8 38 (13.87%) AngularJS
9 34 (12.41%) React
10 22 (8.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (4.01%) J2EE
11 11 (4.01%) Web Services
12 5 (1.82%) Flash
12 5 (1.82%) LAMP
13 4 (1.46%) .NET
13 4 (1.46%) ASP.NET
13 4 (1.46%) Chai
13 4 (1.46%) XHTML
14 3 (1.09%) Apache Cordova
14 3 (1.09%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 133 (48.54%) User Experience
2 17 (6.20%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.11%) Social Media
4 9 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.19%) Fintech
6 5 (1.82%) Animation
6 5 (1.82%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.46%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.46%) Video Editing
8 3 (1.09%) BBC
9 2 (0.73%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.73%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.36%) FMCG
10 1 (0.36%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.36%) Photography
10 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.36%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.28%) Windows
2 2 (0.73%) Android
2 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.36%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (25.18%) Front End Development
3 54 (19.71%) Wireframes
4 32 (11.68%) Responsive Web Design
5 29 (10.58%) Web Design
6 26 (9.49%) Typography
7 24 (8.76%) E-Commerce
7 24 (8.76%) Visualisation
8 23 (8.39%) Prototyping
9 19 (6.93%) Data Visualisation
10 18 (6.57%) Web Development
11 17 (6.20%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 16 (5.84%) MVC
12 16 (5.84%) MVVM
13 15 (5.47%) Time Management
13 15 (5.47%) UX Design
14 11 (4.01%) SOA
15 10 (3.65%) B2B
15 10 (3.65%) Waterfall
16 9 (3.28%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 97 (35.40%) JavaScript
2 12 (4.38%) PHP
3 11 (4.01%) Java
4 3 (1.09%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.36%) C#
5 1 (0.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (5.47%) Degree
2 2 (0.73%) MBA
3 1 (0.36%) HNC
3 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.55%) ISO 9001
1 7 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.36%) QA
Vendors
1 274 (100.00%) Adobe
2 9 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.09%) Twitter
4 2 (0.73%) Apple
4 2 (0.73%) Google
5 1 (0.36%) SAP