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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Creative Suite
UK
Rank 490 513 522
Rank change year-on-year +23 +9  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 119 128 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Applications category 2.44% 2.22% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 112 50
Median daily rate £325 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +18.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £268
% change year-on-year +18.18% +2.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.75 - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - £17.25

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 4868 5755 6477
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.88% 10.81% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2881 3427 3553
Median daily rate £350 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 481 630
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.53 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 March 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 +31 117 £325 -7.14% 47
London +8 62 £325 -23.52% 9
North West +36 14 £270 -10.00% 8
South East +19 14 £388 +63.15% 7
Manchester +28 13 £270 -15.62% 7
City of London +2 7 £400 +2.56% 4
West Midlands - 7 £415 - 7
East Midlands +6 6 £310 -38.00% 3
Leicestershire +3 6 £310 -38.00% 1
East of England +1 6 £275 +10.00% 5
Yorkshire +17 5 £375 - 2
West Yorkshire +16 5 £375 - 1
Leeds +11 5 £375 - 1
Leicester - 5 £315 - 1
Coventry - 5 £425 -
Kent - 4 £388 -
Berkshire +22 3 £290 +45.00%
Bristol +5 3 £210 -23.63% 1
Hertfordshire +4 3 £130 -48.00% 1
South West +1 3 £210 -23.63% 5
Surrey - 3 £425 - 2
Watford - 3 £130 -
Scotland +22 2 - - 3
Hampshire +11 2 - - 3
Essex -6 2 £300 +4.34% 3
Buckinghamshire -15 2 £300 +9.09%
Folkestone - 2 £388 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Aylesbury - 2 £300 -

Adobe Creative Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 215 (98.17%) Adobe
2 116 (52.97%) User Experience
3 105 (47.95%) HTML
4 100 (45.66%) CSS
5 73 (33.33%) Photoshop
6 60 (27.40%) Marketing
6 60 (27.40%) Wireframes
7 58 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (22.37%) Adobe Illustrator
9 45 (20.55%) Axure RP
9 45 (20.55%) Prototyping
10 43 (19.63%) Finance
10 43 (19.63%) JavaScript
11 42 (19.18%) Visualisation
12 38 (17.35%) HTML5
13 32 (14.61%) Data Visualisation
14 25 (11.42%) Front End Development
15 24 (10.96%) CSS3
15 24 (10.96%) Banking
16 23 (10.50%) Social Media
17 22 (10.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 22 (10.05%) MS PowerPoint
17 22 (10.05%) Typography
18 21 (9.59%) Cash Management
19 20 (9.13%) InDesign
19 20 (9.13%) Scrum
20 19 (8.68%) Degree
21 18 (8.22%) Web Design
21 18 (8.22%) Analytics
22 17 (7.76%) AngularJS

Adobe Creative Suite
Top Related 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 (6.85%) CMS
2 13 (5.94%) WordPress
3 6 (2.74%) Marvel
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.37%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.46%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.46%) IIS
6 1 (0.46%) Joomla!
Applications
1 73 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 49 (22.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (10.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (9.13%) InDesign
5 17 (7.76%) OmniGraffle
6 16 (7.31%) MS Visio
7 12 (5.48%) MS Office
8 10 (4.57%) InVision
9 8 (3.65%) MS Excel
10 6 (2.74%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (2.28%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (1.37%) Acrobat
12 3 (1.37%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (0.91%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.91%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.91%) UXPin
14 1 (0.46%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.46%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.46%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.48%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.37%) Office 365
4 2 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.46%) G Suite
5 1 (0.46%) GitHub
5 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) DHCP
1 4 (1.83%) DNS
2 3 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.91%) Internet
4 1 (0.46%) Intranet
4 1 (0.46%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.94%) MySQL
2 4 (1.83%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.46%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 45 (20.55%) Axure RP
2 22 (10.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 9 (4.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.65%) Jasmine
5 7 (3.20%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (3.20%) Selenium
6 2 (0.91%) Subversion
6 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.46%) GitLab
7 1 (0.46%) Grunt
7 1 (0.46%) gulp
7 1 (0.46%) JIRA
7 1 (0.46%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.46%) Mocha
7 1 (0.46%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (27.40%) Marketing
2 43 (19.63%) Finance
3 24 (10.96%) Banking
4 17 (7.76%) Retail
5 10 (4.57%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.57%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.20%) Advertising
7 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.37%) Automotive
8 3 (1.37%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.91%) French Language
9 2 (0.91%) Publishing
10 1 (0.46%) Electronics
10 1 (0.46%) Games
10 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 140 (63.93%) Designer
2 59 (26.94%) UI Designer
3 55 (25.11%) UX Designer
4 38 (17.35%) Developer
5 36 (16.44%) Visual Designer
6 22 (10.05%) UI/UX Designer
7 13 (5.94%) Digital Designer
8 11 (5.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (5.02%) UI Developer
9 10 (4.57%) HTML CSS Developer
9 10 (4.57%) HTML Developer
9 10 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (4.11%) Angular Developer
10 9 (4.11%) Senior Designer
11 8 (3.65%) MySQL Developer
11 8 (3.65%) PHP Developer
11 8 (3.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 8 (3.65%) User Researcher
11 8 (3.65%) Web Designer
11 8 (3.65%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (47.95%) HTML
2 100 (45.66%) CSS
3 38 (17.35%) HTML5
4 24 (10.96%) CSS3
5 17 (7.76%) AngularJS
6 13 (5.94%) jQuery
7 10 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (3.65%) LAMP
9 6 (2.74%) .NET
10 5 (2.28%) Sass
10 5 (2.28%) Zurb Foundation
11 4 (1.83%) J2EE
11 4 (1.83%) Web Services
11 4 (1.83%) XML
12 3 (1.37%) Node.js
12 3 (1.37%) React
12 3 (1.37%) XHTML
13 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (0.91%) D3.js
13 2 (0.91%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 116 (52.97%) User Experience
2 23 (10.50%) Social Media
3 16 (7.31%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.65%) Graphic Design
5 7 (3.20%) Animation
6 6 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.74%) Motion Graphics
6 6 (2.74%) Online Banking
7 5 (2.28%) Fintech
7 5 (2.28%) FMCG
8 4 (1.83%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.37%) Infotainment
9 3 (1.37%) iPad
9 3 (1.37%) W3C
10 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.91%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.91%) iPhone
10 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.91%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.46%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.02%) Windows
2 9 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.74%) Android
3 6 (2.74%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.83%) Mac OS
4 4 (1.83%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.37%) Linux
6 1 (0.46%) CentOS
6 1 (0.46%) Fedora
6 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.40%) Wireframes
2 58 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (20.55%) Prototyping
4 42 (19.18%) Visualisation
5 32 (14.61%) Data Visualisation
6 25 (11.42%) Front End Development
7 22 (10.05%) Typography
8 21 (9.59%) Cash Management
9 20 (9.13%) Scrum
10 18 (8.22%) Analytics
10 18 (8.22%) Web Design
11 17 (7.76%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (7.31%) Change Management
12 16 (7.31%) Usability Testing
13 15 (6.85%) Kanban
13 15 (6.85%) Project Management
13 15 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (5.94%) Time Management
15 12 (5.48%) PRINCE2
15 12 (5.48%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.63%) JavaScript
2 12 (5.48%) PHP
3 10 (4.57%) Java
4 6 (2.74%) SQL
5 4 (1.83%) C
6 2 (0.91%) C#
6 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.91%) XAML
7 1 (0.46%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 19 (8.68%) Degree
2 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) MCSA
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 215 (98.17%) Adobe
2 17 (7.76%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.39%) Google
4 5 (2.28%) Apple
4 5 (2.28%) Tableau
5 3 (1.37%) MobileIron
5 3 (1.37%) Twitter
5 3 (1.37%) VMware
6 1 (0.46%) Citrix
6 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.46%) SAP
6 1 (0.46%) Xamarin
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