Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 705 688 634
Rank change year-on-year -17 -54 +5
Contract jobs citing Adobe Creative Suite 114 212 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Applications category 1.56% 2.42% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 127 158
UK median daily rate £325 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £163 £151 £213
90th Percentile £530 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -12.14% +3.70% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
UK median hourly rate £95.58 £15.25 £10.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +526.75% +49.07% -62.11%
10th Percentile £34.12 £11.33 £9.15
90th Percentile £168.66 £28.35 £25.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £15.00 £10.23
% change year-on-year +41.07% +46.63% -62.11%

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 7,312 8,761 8,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.31% 8.53% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,316 5,221 5,152
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.63% +5.19%
10th Percentile £148 £148 £148
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year - +6.87% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 781 661
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +2.80% -2.73%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -9.09%

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 +3 108 £325 -16.67% 72
London +15 68 £375 -7.41% 23
UK excluding London +3 46 £308 -12.14% 50
South East +6 22 £238 -20.83% 13
North of England +16 7 £320 -8.57% 17
Scotland +27 6 £308 -
Yorkshire +15 5 £314 -10.36% 4
South West -13 5 £325 -18.75% 3
Midlands +36 3 £358 +10.00% 13
East of England +21 3 - - 3
West Midlands +35 2 £400 +45.45% 5
North West +14 2 £425 - 11
East Midlands +16 1 £315 -8.36% 8

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 109 (95.61%) Adobe
2 54 (47.37%) User Experience
3 52 (45.61%) Sketch
4 36 (31.58%) Wireframes
5 35 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (29.82%) HTML
7 31 (27.19%) CSS
8 30 (26.32%) InVision
9 29 (25.44%) Photoshop
10 22 (19.30%) Marketing
11 21 (18.42%) Adobe Illustrator
12 19 (16.67%) Typography
13 18 (15.79%) JavaScript
14 17 (14.91%) InDesign
14 17 (14.91%) Finance
15 16 (14.04%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
16 15 (13.16%) Degree
17 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
18 13 (11.40%) Axure RP
19 12 (10.53%) Product Management
19 12 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
19 12 (10.53%) Workshop Facilitation
20 11 (9.65%) Prototyping
21 10 (8.77%) Collaborative Working
21 10 (8.77%) Analytics
22 9 (7.89%) Graphic Design
22 9 (7.89%) Retail
23 8 (7.02%) Adobe After Effects
23 8 (7.02%) Windows
23 8 (7.02%) jQuery

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 7 (6.14%) CMS
2 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.51%) WordPress
4 2 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Drupal
5 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.88%) Moodle
5 1 (0.88%) SAS
5 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 52 (45.61%) Sketch
2 30 (26.32%) InVision
3 29 (25.44%) Photoshop
4 21 (18.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (14.91%) InDesign
6 8 (7.02%) Adobe After Effects
7 7 (6.14%) Adobe Premiere
8 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (3.51%) Marvel
10 3 (2.63%) Acrobat
10 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
11 2 (1.75%) Lectora
11 2 (1.75%) Zeplin
12 1 (0.88%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.88%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.88%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.88%) Figma
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 4 (3.51%) GitHub
1 4 (3.51%) Office 365
2 2 (1.75%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (1.75%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) RTP
1 2 (1.75%) VPN
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.88%) RIP
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
2 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) FileMaker
1 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.63%) Balsamiq
3 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 22 (19.30%) Marketing
2 17 (14.91%) Finance
3 9 (7.89%) Retail
4 5 (4.39%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.39%) Publishing
5 3 (2.63%) Automotive
5 3 (2.63%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.75%) Games
6 2 (1.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
7 1 (0.88%) Local Government
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.88%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (64.91%) Designer
2 29 (25.44%) UX Designer
3 22 (19.30%) UI Designer
4 17 (14.91%) Digital Designer
5 14 (12.28%) UI/UX Designer
6 9 (7.89%) Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Senior Designer
7 6 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (4.39%) Architect
9 4 (3.51%) Artworker
9 4 (3.51%) Visual Designer
10 3 (2.63%) Administrator
10 3 (2.63%) Digital Artworker
10 3 (2.63%) Graphic Designer
10 3 (2.63%) Interaction Designer
10 3 (2.63%) Photoshop Designer
10 3 (2.63%) Senior Digital Designer
10 3 (2.63%) Senior UI Designer
10 3 (2.63%) User Experience Architect
10 3 (2.63%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.82%) HTML
2 31 (27.19%) CSS
3 8 (7.02%) jQuery
4 7 (6.14%) CSS3
5 6 (5.26%) HTML5
6 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.63%) React
7 3 (2.63%) Sass
8 2 (1.75%) .NET
8 2 (1.75%) Middleware
8 2 (1.75%) Node.js
8 2 (1.75%) Vue.js
8 2 (1.75%) XHTML
9 1 (0.88%) Angular 2
9 1 (0.88%) Flash
9 1 (0.88%) Framer.js
9 1 (0.88%) Laravel
9 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.88%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (47.37%) User Experience
2 9 (7.89%) Graphic Design
3 7 (6.14%) Digital Media
4 6 (5.26%) Animation
5 5 (4.39%) iPad
5 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.51%) Photography
6 4 (3.51%) W3C
7 3 (2.63%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.63%) RIA
7 3 (2.63%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.75%) Media Streaming
8 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.75%) Social Media
8 2 (1.75%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.02%) Windows
2 7 (6.14%) Android
3 6 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.39%) Mac OS
5 4 (3.51%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.58%) Wireframes
2 35 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.67%) Typography
4 16 (14.04%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 12 (10.53%) Product Management
5 12 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (10.53%) Workshop Facilitation
6 11 (9.65%) Prototyping
7 10 (8.77%) Analytics
7 10 (8.77%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (7.02%) Usability Testing
8 8 (7.02%) User Stories
9 7 (6.14%) Front End Development
9 7 (6.14%) Information Architecture
9 7 (6.14%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (6.14%) Project Management
9 7 (6.14%) Service Design
9 7 (6.14%) Time Management
9 7 (6.14%) Web Design
10 6 (5.26%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.26%) Java
3 4 (3.51%) PHP
4 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.75%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) MCDST
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Jamf Pro
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 109 (95.61%) Adobe
2 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.75%) Altiris
3 2 (1.75%) Apple
3 2 (1.75%) Citrix
3 2 (1.75%) Remedy
4 1 (0.88%) Bomgar
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco
4 1 (0.88%) Marketo
4 1 (0.88%) Meraki
4 1 (0.88%) Sophos
4 1 (0.88%) Yahoo!