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 April 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 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 478 535 525
Rank change year-on-year +57 -10  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 117 120 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Applications category 2.88% 2.31% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 98 46
Median daily rate £310 £350 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +34.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £184 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year +18.18% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £93.25 £17.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.84% +434.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £27.85 £14.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.00 £158.65 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £93.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -82.84% +543.10%  

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 4058 5202 6185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.73% 9.31% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2321 3148 3383
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £168 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 438 584
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.10 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £37.50 £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +10.34%  

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 April 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 3 months to 27 April 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 27 April 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 +31 114 £310 -11.42% 65
London +5 60 £300 -25.00% 21
North West +36 15 £270 -6.08% 7
South East +20 14 £290 +28.88% 10
Manchester +22 13 £270 +20.00% 6
West Midlands +29 7 £415 +176.66% 9
Yorkshire +27 7 £380 +1.33% 3
West Yorkshire +24 7 £380 +1.33% 1
Leeds +19 7 £380 +1.33% 1
Kent - 5 £388 - 1
Coventry - 5 £425 -
South West +13 4 £268 -2.72% 5
Bristol +6 4 £268 -2.72% 3
City of London -2 4 - - 6
Scotland +38 3 - - 1
Hampshire +5 3 - - 6
East Midlands +1 3 £305 -39.00% 4
Leicestershire -2 3 £305 -39.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £275 +22.22% 1
Basingstoke - 3 - -
East of England - 3 £325 - 6
Glasgow - 3 - -
Berkshire +19 2 £290 +45.00%
Folkestone - 2 £388 -
Leicester - 2 £303 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £350 -
Liverpool - 2 £350 -
Aylesbury - 2 £300 -
Essex - 2 £300 -
Milton Keynes -2 1 £260 +15.55% 1

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 209 (97.66%) Adobe
2 112 (52.34%) HTML
3 105 (49.07%) CSS
4 103 (48.13%) User Experience
5 68 (31.78%) Photoshop
6 63 (29.44%) Marketing
7 56 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (21.96%) JavaScript
9 45 (21.03%) HTML5
9 45 (21.03%) Wireframes
10 43 (20.09%) Adobe Illustrator
11 42 (19.63%) Visualisation
11 42 (19.63%) Axure RP
12 41 (19.16%) Data Visualisation
13 40 (18.69%) Finance
14 32 (14.95%) Prototyping
15 28 (13.08%) CSS3
16 25 (11.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 25 (11.68%) Front End Development
17 24 (11.21%) Social Media
18 22 (10.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 21 (9.81%) Cash Management
20 20 (9.35%) AngularJS
20 20 (9.35%) Banking
20 20 (9.35%) Retail
21 19 (8.88%) Responsive Web Design
21 19 (8.88%) OmniGraffle
22 18 (8.41%) Scrum
22 18 (8.41%) Web Design
22 18 (8.41%) Typography

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 16 (7.48%) CMS
2 15 (7.01%) WordPress
3 4 (1.87%) Marvel
3 4 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.40%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.93%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 68 (31.78%) Photoshop
2 43 (20.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (10.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (8.88%) OmniGraffle
5 17 (7.94%) InDesign
6 15 (7.01%) MS Visio
7 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (4.21%) InVision
9 7 (3.27%) Adobe After Effects
10 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (2.34%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (1.40%) Acrobat
12 3 (1.40%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (0.93%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.47%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.47%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.47%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.61%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.40%) BrowserStack
3 3 (1.40%) Office 365
4 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.93%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) G Suite
5 1 (0.47%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.87%) DHCP
1 4 (1.87%) DNS
2 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.61%) MySQL
2 3 (1.40%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (19.63%) Axure RP
2 25 (11.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 12 (5.61%) Jasmine
4 10 (4.67%) Selenium
5 8 (3.74%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.80%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.40%) gulp
7 3 (1.40%) Mocha
8 2 (0.93%) Grunt
8 2 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.93%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (0.93%) Subversion
8 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.93%) webpack
9 1 (0.47%) Babel
9 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.47%) JIRA
9 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (29.44%) Marketing
2 40 (18.69%) Finance
3 20 (9.35%) Banking
3 20 (9.35%) Retail
4 14 (6.54%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.74%) Advertising
6 6 (2.80%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.34%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.40%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.40%) Publishing
9 2 (0.93%) French Language
10 1 (0.47%) Automotive
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (58.88%) Designer
2 60 (28.04%) UI Designer
3 45 (21.03%) Developer
4 43 (20.09%) UX Designer
5 34 (15.89%) Visual Designer
6 20 (9.35%) UI/UX Designer
7 15 (7.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (6.54%) Digital Designer
8 14 (6.54%) UI Developer
9 12 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.14%) Angular Developer
10 11 (5.14%) HTML CSS Developer
10 11 (5.14%) HTML Developer
11 9 (4.21%) Senior Designer
11 9 (4.21%) WordPress Developer
12 8 (3.74%) Graphic Designer
12 8 (3.74%) MySQL Developer
12 8 (3.74%) PHP Developer
12 8 (3.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 8 (3.74%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (52.34%) HTML
2 105 (49.07%) CSS
3 45 (21.03%) HTML5
4 28 (13.08%) CSS3
5 20 (9.35%) AngularJS
6 13 (6.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (5.14%) jQuery
8 8 (3.74%) LAMP
9 7 (3.27%) .NET
10 6 (2.80%) J2EE
10 6 (2.80%) Sass
10 6 (2.80%) Web Services
11 4 (1.87%) Material Design
11 4 (1.87%) Node.js
11 4 (1.87%) React
11 4 (1.87%) XML
12 3 (1.40%) Chai
12 3 (1.40%) WPF
12 3 (1.40%) XHTML
13 2 (0.93%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 103 (48.13%) User Experience
2 24 (11.21%) Social Media
3 16 (7.48%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.74%) Animation
5 7 (3.27%) Graphic Design
5 7 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.80%) Online Banking
7 5 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.34%) Fintech
7 5 (2.34%) FMCG
8 4 (1.87%) Motion Graphics
9 3 (1.40%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.40%) iPad
9 3 (1.40%) W3C
10 2 (0.93%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.93%) iPhone
10 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.93%) Photography
10 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.93%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.67%) Apple iOS
1 10 (4.67%) Windows
2 7 (3.27%) Android
3 6 (2.80%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.87%) Mac OS
4 4 (1.87%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.93%) Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.03%) Wireframes
3 42 (19.63%) Visualisation
4 41 (19.16%) Data Visualisation
5 32 (14.95%) Prototyping
6 25 (11.68%) Front End Development
7 21 (9.81%) Cash Management
8 19 (8.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (8.41%) Scrum
9 18 (8.41%) Typography
9 18 (8.41%) Web Design
10 17 (7.94%) Analytics
11 16 (7.48%) Project Management
12 15 (7.01%) Change Management
13 14 (6.54%) Kanban
13 14 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (6.54%) Time Management
13 14 (6.54%) Usability Testing
14 13 (6.07%) MVVM
15 12 (5.61%) Cognitive Psychology
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.96%) JavaScript
2 14 (6.54%) PHP
3 9 (4.21%) Java
4 5 (2.34%) SQL
5 4 (1.87%) C
6 3 (1.40%) C#
6 3 (1.40%) XAML
7 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.47%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.07%) Degree
2 4 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.47%) MCSA
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 209 (97.66%) Adobe
2 15 (7.01%) Google
3 14 (6.54%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.34%) Apple
5 3 (1.40%) MobileIron
5 3 (1.40%) Tableau
5 3 (1.40%) VMware
6 2 (0.93%) Twitter
7 1 (0.47%) Citrix
7 1 (0.47%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.47%) Facebook
7 1 (0.47%) Omniture
7 1 (0.47%) SAP
7 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
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