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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 18 May 2022 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
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 721 596 582
Rank change year-on-year -125 -14 +174
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 99 107 72
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Applications category 1.54% 2.77% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 41 61
10th Percentile £213 £206 £188
25th Percentile £311 £313 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £553 £463 £438
90th Percentile £623 £540 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -31.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
10th Percentile £21.90 - -
25th Percentile £26.25 £36.25 -
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -26.67% - -
75th Percentile £28.75 £38.75 -
90th Percentile £29.20 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -36.67% - -

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 6,417 3,862 4,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.33% 6.74% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,283 2,298 2,509
10th Percentile £160 £150 £145
25th Percentile £260 £250 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £365
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
75th Percentile £550 £500 £488
90th Percentile £650 £598 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £338 £334
% change year-on-year +9.47% +1.20% -4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 371 468
10th Percentile £10.77 £11.25 £11.26
25th Percentile £14.25 £13.24 £13.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.44% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £47.19 £26.83 £23.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £45.00 £43.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.92% +2.86% +9.38%

Adobe Creative Suite
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Adobe Creative Suite as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe Creative Suite in the UK

Adobe Creative Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite.

Daily rate trend for Adobe Creative Suite in the UK

Adobe Creative Suite
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite over the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe Creative Suite in the UK

Adobe Creative Suite
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite.

Hourly rate trend for Adobe Creative Suite in the UK

Adobe Creative Suite
Top 14 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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -131 88 £475 +26.67% 23
London -114 63 £475 +35.71% 10
Work from Home -108 46 £395 -2.77% 8
UK excluding London -87 18 £275 -31.25% 14
North of England -55 5 £225 -43.75% 2
South East -55 4 - - 4
South West -35 3 £325 -18.75% 2
Midlands -38 3 £325 - 3
North West - 3 £150 - 2
East Midlands -11 2 £400 -
Yorkshire -42 2 £225 -43.75%
Scotland - 2 £425 - 1
East of England - 1 £225 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £175 - 3

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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 99 (100.00%) Adobe
2 51 (51.52%) User Experience
3 46 (46.46%) UX Design
4 41 (41.41%) Sketch
4 41 (41.41%) Figma
5 36 (36.36%) Finance
6 33 (33.33%) Social Skills
7 27 (27.27%) Design Thinking
8 22 (22.22%) Wireframes
9 21 (21.21%) Prototyping
9 21 (21.21%) Marketing
10 19 (19.19%) Agile
10 19 (19.19%) Mobile App
11 18 (18.18%) InVision
12 17 (17.17%) Retail
13 16 (16.16%) HTML
14 15 (15.15%) Accessibility
14 15 (15.15%) Banking
15 14 (14.14%) CSS
15 14 (14.14%) Typography
16 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
16 13 (13.13%) Axure RP
17 12 (12.12%) Presentation Skills
17 12 (12.12%) Interaction Design
18 11 (11.11%) Analytics
19 10 (10.10%) Journey Map
19 10 (10.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 10 (10.10%) Graphic Design
19 10 (10.10%) InDesign
20 9 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator

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 4 (4.04%) WordPress
2 2 (2.02%) CMS
2 2 (2.02%) Joomla!
2 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.01%) Confluence
Applications
1 41 (41.41%) Sketch
2 18 (18.18%) InVision
3 10 (10.10%) InDesign
3 10 (10.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (9.09%) Photoshop
5 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (6.06%) MS Visio
6 5 (5.05%) Acrobat
7 4 (4.04%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (4.04%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (2.02%) Adobe XD
8 2 (2.02%) AutoCAD
8 2 (2.02%) Revit
9 1 (1.01%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (1.01%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 41 (41.41%) Figma
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (5.05%) Miro
3 4 (4.04%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (2.02%) Azure
5 2 (2.02%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) DHCP
1 1 (1.01%) DNS
1 1 (1.01%) Internet
1 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.02%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.01%) Balsamiq
3 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 36 (36.36%) Finance
2 33 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 21 (21.21%) Marketing
4 17 (17.17%) Retail
5 15 (15.15%) Banking
6 12 (12.12%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (4.04%) Games
8 3 (3.03%) Retail Banking
8 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
9 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.02%) German Language
9 2 (2.02%) Multimedia
10 1 (1.01%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (1.01%) Legal
10 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.01%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (1.01%) Public Sector
10 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (76.77%) Designer
2 40 (40.40%) UX Designer
3 25 (25.25%) Senior Designer
4 22 (22.22%) UI Designer
5 16 (16.16%) UI/UX Designer
6 13 (13.13%) Senior UX Designer
7 9 (9.09%) Digital Designer
8 8 (8.08%) Visual Designer
9 7 (7.07%) Mobile Designer
10 6 (6.06%) Graphic Designer
11 5 (5.05%) Senior UI Designer
12 4 (4.04%) Creative Designer
12 4 (4.04%) Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Senior Visual Designer
12 4 (4.04%) Web Specialist
13 3 (3.03%) Junior
13 3 (3.03%) Senior Applications Designer
13 3 (3.03%) Senior Digital Designer
13 3 (3.03%) Senior Mobile Designer
14 2 (2.02%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.16%) HTML
2 14 (14.14%) CSS
3 3 (3.03%) CSS3
3 3 (3.03%) HTML5
3 3 (3.03%) jQuery
4 2 (2.02%) JSON
4 2 (2.02%) Sass
4 2 (2.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 51 (51.52%) User Experience
2 19 (19.19%) Mobile App
3 10 (10.10%) Graphic Design
4 9 (9.09%) Animation
5 5 (5.05%) Motion Graphics
6 4 (4.04%) Renewable Energy
6 4 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.04%) Social Media
7 2 (2.02%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.02%) Learning Management System
7 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.01%) Photography
8 1 (1.01%) SCORM
8 1 (1.01%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.03%) Android
1 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.02%) Windows
2 2 (2.02%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.46%) UX Design
2 27 (27.27%) Design Thinking
3 22 (22.22%) Wireframes
4 21 (21.21%) Prototyping
5 19 (19.19%) Agile
6 14 (14.14%) Typography
7 12 (12.12%) Interaction Design
8 11 (11.11%) Analytics
9 10 (10.10%) Journey Map
10 9 (9.09%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 8 (8.08%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.07%) Coaching
12 7 (7.07%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (7.07%) Storyboarding
12 7 (7.07%) Use Case
12 7 (7.07%) Workshop Facilitation
13 6 (6.06%) Creative Thinking
13 6 (6.06%) Customer-Centricity
13 6 (6.06%) Design Sprint
13 6 (6.06%) Storytelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) RIBA
3 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) MCSE
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.15%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.01%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.01%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 99 (100.00%) Adobe
2 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.03%) Google
3 3 (3.03%) Marketo
4 1 (1.01%) Facebook
4 1 (1.01%) Instagram
4 1 (1.01%) TikTok
4 1 (1.01%) YouTube