Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 625 665
Rank change year-on-year +26 +40 +9
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 243 264 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Applications category 2.89% 2.64% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 189 136
UK median daily rate £325 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.17% +6.79%
10th Percentile £213 £168 £106
90th Percentile £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £309 £275
% change year-on-year +5.26% +12.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £27.00 £17.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.74% +54.84% -0.36%
10th Percentile £9.63 £10.15 £11.84
90th Percentile £67.38 £92.74 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £27.00 £12.21
% change year-on-year -46.30% +121.13% -6.08%

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 8402 10016 12069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.75% 9.26% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4933 5926 6815
UK median daily rate £355 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £149 £150 £155
90th Percentile £545 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +3.13% -1.54% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 899 1173
UK median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.94% +10.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £38.15 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79% -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 23 August 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 23 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 August 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 +16 236 £325 - 50
UK excluding London +63 123 £325 +5.26% 25
London -25 120 £325 -7.14% 26
North of England +67 37 £325 -7.14% 8
South East +23 37 £338 +50.00% 7
Midlands +28 21 £315 +5.00% 3
North West +35 19 £275 -21.43% 2
Yorkshire +27 17 £336 -10.33% 6
East Midlands +2 16 £315 -37.00%
East of England -5 11 £333 +26.67% 4
South West +8 10 £325 +18.18% 2
Scotland +38 7 £133 -55.83% 1
West Midlands +34 5 £363 +51.04% 3
North East +61 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 240 (98.77%) Adobe
2 162 (66.67%) HTML
3 158 (65.02%) CSS
4 114 (46.91%) User Experience
5 89 (36.63%) JavaScript
6 88 (36.21%) HTML5
7 76 (31.28%) CSS3
8 71 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (24.28%) Front End Development
10 58 (23.87%) Retail
11 57 (23.46%) Photoshop
12 53 (21.81%) Wireframes
13 45 (18.52%) AngularJS
14 44 (18.11%) Finance
15 41 (16.87%) Adobe Illustrator
16 40 (16.46%) Axure RP
17 39 (16.05%) jQuery
18 38 (15.64%) Sass
18 38 (15.64%) Marketing
19 36 (14.81%) Visualisation
20 34 (13.99%) Data Visualisation
20 34 (13.99%) Node.js
21 33 (13.58%) Responsive Web Design
21 33 (13.58%) Git (software)
22 30 (12.35%) React
23 29 (11.93%) Banking
24 28 (11.52%) OmniGraffle
25 27 (11.11%) Jasmine
25 27 (11.11%) Prototyping
26 26 (10.70%) Balsamiq Mockups

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 15 (6.17%) CMS
1 15 (6.17%) WordPress
2 6 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.06%) Confluence
3 5 (2.06%) Marvel
4 4 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.23%) Drupal
5 3 (1.23%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 57 (23.46%) Photoshop
2 41 (16.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (11.52%) OmniGraffle
4 23 (9.47%) InVision
5 13 (5.35%) InDesign
6 12 (4.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 11 (4.53%) Adobe After Effects
8 10 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (2.06%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (2.06%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.82%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.82%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (0.41%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.41%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.41%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 3 (1.23%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) GitHub
3 1 (0.41%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.23%) DHCP
1 3 (1.23%) DNS
1 3 (1.23%) Intranet
1 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) Skype
2 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.06%) MySQL
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (16.46%) Axure RP
2 33 (13.58%) Git (software)
3 27 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 26 (10.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 21 (8.64%) Selenium
6 14 (5.76%) gulp
7 13 (5.35%) Grunt
8 10 (4.12%) Mocha
9 6 (2.47%) JIRA
9 6 (2.47%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (2.47%) Sinon.JS
9 6 (2.47%) webpack
10 5 (2.06%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (1.65%) Babel
11 4 (1.65%) Eclipse
General
1 58 (23.87%) Retail
2 44 (18.11%) Finance
3 38 (15.64%) Marketing
4 29 (11.93%) Banking
5 23 (9.47%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.29%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.65%) Advertising
8 3 (1.23%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.23%) Publishing
9 2 (0.82%) French Language
9 2 (0.82%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 127 (52.26%) Designer
2 85 (34.98%) Developer
3 65 (26.75%) UI Designer
4 51 (20.99%) UX Designer
5 50 (20.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 35 (14.40%) Visual Designer
7 34 (13.99%) JavaScript Developer
8 33 (13.58%) HTML CSS Developer
8 33 (13.58%) HTML Developer
9 29 (11.93%) Angular Developer
10 24 (9.88%) UI Developer
11 18 (7.41%) UI/UX Designer
12 13 (5.35%) Senior Designer
13 10 (4.12%) Digital Designer
14 9 (3.70%) Graphic Designer
15 8 (3.29%) Senior Developer
16 7 (2.88%) Lead Designer
16 7 (2.88%) Senior UI Designer
17 6 (2.47%) Lead Visual Designer
17 6 (2.47%) Telecoms Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (66.67%) HTML
2 158 (65.02%) CSS
3 88 (36.21%) HTML5
4 76 (31.28%) CSS3
5 45 (18.52%) AngularJS
6 39 (16.05%) jQuery
7 38 (15.64%) Sass
8 34 (13.99%) Node.js
9 30 (12.35%) React
10 24 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (5.35%) J2EE
11 13 (5.35%) Web Services
12 10 (4.12%) Chai
13 7 (2.88%) Flash
14 6 (2.47%) Apache Cordova
14 6 (2.47%) Ionic Framework
15 5 (2.06%) XHTML
16 4 (1.65%) .NET
16 4 (1.65%) Backbone.js
16 4 (1.65%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 114 (46.91%) User Experience
2 18 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 16 (6.58%) Social Media
4 9 (3.70%) Graphic Design
5 6 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.47%) Online Banking
6 5 (2.06%) Animation
7 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.23%) Photography
8 3 (1.23%) Video Editing
9 2 (0.82%) Fintech
9 2 (0.82%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.41%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.41%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.41%) RIA
10 1 (0.41%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.53%) Apple iOS
1 11 (4.53%) Windows
2 8 (3.29%) Android
3 4 (1.65%) Mac OS
3 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.41%) Linux
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (24.28%) Front End Development
3 53 (21.81%) Wireframes
4 36 (14.81%) Visualisation
5 34 (13.99%) Data Visualisation
6 33 (13.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 27 (11.11%) Prototyping
8 25 (10.29%) Web Design
9 23 (9.47%) MVVM
10 21 (8.64%) MVC
11 19 (7.82%) E-Commerce
12 18 (7.41%) Time Management
12 18 (7.41%) Web Development
13 13 (5.35%) SOA
14 12 (4.94%) Cash Management
14 12 (4.94%) TDD
14 12 (4.94%) Typography
15 9 (3.70%) Copywriting
15 9 (3.70%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
16 8 (3.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 89 (36.63%) JavaScript
2 13 (5.35%) Java
3 12 (4.94%) PHP
4 3 (1.23%) C
4 3 (1.23%) TypeScript
5 2 (0.82%) C#
5 2 (0.82%) XAML
6 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.41%) Python
6 1 (0.41%) SOQL
6 1 (0.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (4.53%) Degree
2 2 (0.82%) MBA
3 1 (0.41%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.65%) ISO 9001
1 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 240 (98.77%) Adobe
2 7 (2.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.47%) Google
4 3 (1.23%) Apple
4 3 (1.23%) MobileIron
4 3 (1.23%) Twitter
5 1 (0.41%) DoubleClick
5 1 (0.41%) Facebook
5 1 (0.41%) Omniture
5 1 (0.41%) PayPal
5 1 (0.41%) SAP
5 1 (0.41%) Tableau
5 1 (0.41%) VMware