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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Adobe XD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Adobe XD over the 6 months to 24 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 XD
UK
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 710 605 591
Rank change year-on-year -105 -14 +232
Contract jobs citing Adobe XD 103 81 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.100%
As % of the Applications category 1.61% 2.02% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 50 34
10th Percentile £324 £263 £261
25th Percentile £408 £350 £314
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £419 £400
Median % change year-on-year +25.37% +4.69% -13.98%
75th Percentile £579 £522 £494
90th Percentile £813 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
10th Percentile - £38.25 -
25th Percentile - £40.88 £41.25
Median hourly rate £65.00 £45.50 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year +42.86% +7.06% -
75th Percentile - £49.88 £43.75
90th Percentile - £52.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -12.94% -

Adobe XD 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 6,402 4,004 4,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.31% 6.87% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,273 2,366 2,441
10th Percentile £160 £150 £147
25th Percentile £260 £250 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £430 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £550 £500 £488
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £339 £350
% change year-on-year +9.95% -3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 390 444
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.25 £11.26
25th Percentile £14.25 £13.25 £13.68
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.44% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £46.88 £26.65 £23.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.56 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.05% +0.34% +9.38%

Adobe XD
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe XD in the UK

Adobe XD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Adobe XD in the UK

Adobe XD
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe XD over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe XD in the UK

Adobe XD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Adobe XD in the UK

Adobe XD
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe XD within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 -128 95 £513 +22.39% 22
London -76 73 £525 +10.53% 9
Work from Home -105 43 £525 +27.27% 14
UK excluding London -72 17 £400 +6.67% 15
South East -38 7 £425 +11.48% 2
North of England -55 7 £388 -6.06% 3
North West -32 4 £438 +20.69% 3
South West -32 3 £256 -6.82% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
North East -11 1 £425 +3.03%

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe XD 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 XD.

1 100 (97.09%) Adobe
2 77 (74.76%) User Experience
3 75 (72.82%) UX Design
4 68 (66.02%) Agile
5 60 (58.25%) Wireframes
6 50 (48.54%) Sketch
7 49 (47.57%) User Research
8 44 (42.72%) Figma
9 40 (38.83%) Prototyping
10 35 (33.98%) InVision
11 34 (33.01%) Adobe Illustrator
12 32 (31.07%) Usability Testing
12 32 (31.07%) Axure RP
13 31 (30.10%) Accessibility
13 31 (30.10%) Photoshop
14 30 (29.13%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 30 (29.13%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (29.13%) Workshop Facilitation
15 29 (28.16%) Zeplin
16 26 (25.24%) Finance
16 26 (25.24%) WCAG
17 25 (24.27%) Interaction Design
18 24 (23.30%) User Stories
18 24 (23.30%) HTML
18 24 (23.30%) CSS
19 22 (21.36%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
19 22 (21.36%) UX Research
20 21 (20.39%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (19.42%) Backlog Management
21 20 (19.42%) Acceptance Criteria

Adobe XD
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 (3.88%) CMS
1 4 (3.88%) WordPress
2 1 (0.97%) Confluence
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
Applications
1 50 (48.54%) Sketch
2 35 (33.98%) InVision
3 34 (33.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 31 (30.10%) Photoshop
5 29 (28.16%) Zeplin
6 7 (6.80%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.94%) Flinto
7 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Shopify
2 1 (0.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.97%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 44 (42.72%) Figma
2 6 (5.83%) Azure
2 6 (5.83%) GitHub
2 6 (5.83%) Miro
3 3 (2.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) AWS
4 1 (0.97%) Azure Monitor
4 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (31.07%) Axure RP
2 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.85%) JIRA
3 3 (2.91%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.94%) Grunt
4 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.97%) ESLint
5 1 (0.97%) gulp
5 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.97%) Postman
5 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.97%) webpack
General
1 26 (25.24%) Finance
2 21 (20.39%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (17.48%) Social Skills
4 8 (7.77%) Back Office
4 8 (7.77%) Front Office
5 6 (5.83%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (3.88%) Retail
7 3 (2.91%) Marketing
8 2 (1.94%) Banking
8 2 (1.94%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.97%) Games
9 1 (0.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.97%) Legal
9 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.97%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (89.32%) Designer
2 63 (61.17%) UX Designer
3 47 (45.63%) UI Designer
4 32 (31.07%) UI/UX Designer
5 9 (8.74%) Lead Designer
5 9 (8.74%) Lead UX Designer
6 8 (7.77%) Senior Designer
7 7 (6.80%) Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Senior UI Designer
8 5 (4.85%) Senior UX Designer
9 4 (3.88%) Analyst
10 3 (2.91%) Digital Designer
10 3 (2.91%) Digital UX Designer
10 3 (2.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (2.91%) Web Designer
11 2 (1.94%) Customer Analyst
11 2 (1.94%) E-Commerce Designer
11 2 (1.94%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Retail Business Analyst
11 2 (1.94%) Senior UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.30%) CSS
1 24 (23.30%) HTML
2 14 (13.59%) React
3 12 (11.65%) Material Design
4 9 (8.74%) Node.js
5 4 (3.88%) HTML5
6 3 (2.91%) .NET
6 3 (2.91%) CSS3
6 3 (2.91%) jQuery
6 3 (2.91%) Sass
7 2 (1.94%) Ajax
7 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.94%) JSON
7 2 (1.94%) REST
7 2 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.94%) Web Services
7 2 (1.94%) XML
8 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 77 (74.76%) User Experience
2 18 (17.48%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.77%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.85%) Graphic Design
4 5 (4.85%) Motion Graphics
5 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.91%) Animation
6 3 (2.91%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.94%) Photography
7 2 (1.94%) Social Media
8 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.97%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.97%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.97%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.97%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.97%) RIA
8 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.97%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.56%) Android
1 15 (14.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (72.82%) UX Design
2 68 (66.02%) Agile
3 60 (58.25%) Wireframes
4 49 (47.57%) User Research
5 40 (38.83%) Prototyping
6 32 (31.07%) Usability Testing
7 30 (29.13%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 30 (29.13%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (29.13%) Workshop Facilitation
8 25 (24.27%) Interaction Design
9 24 (23.30%) User Stories
10 22 (21.36%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
10 22 (21.36%) UX Research
11 20 (19.42%) Acceptance Criteria
11 20 (19.42%) Backlog Management
11 20 (19.42%) Customer-Centricity
11 20 (19.42%) Data Analysis
12 19 (18.45%) Service Design
13 18 (17.48%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 16 (15.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.71%) TypeScript
3 1 (0.97%) C#
3 1 (0.97%) ES6
3 1 (0.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (30.10%) Accessibility
2 26 (25.24%) WCAG
3 2 (1.94%) QA
4 1 (0.97%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 100 (97.09%) Adobe
2 12 (11.65%) Google
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.97%) hybris
4 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.97%) SAP
4 1 (0.97%) Selligent
4 1 (0.97%) Spotify
4 1 (0.97%) WooCommerce