Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 730 515 741
Rank change year-on-year -215 +226 +147
Contract jobs citing Adobe XD 108 42 63
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.076%
As % of the Applications category 1.66% 1.59% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 36 40
10th Percentile £312 £338 £263
25th Percentile £377 £350 £344
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £398
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +19.50% +6.00%
75th Percentile £563 £500 £438
90th Percentile £650 £513 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £54.25 £51.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +5.34% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,506 2,641 7,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.36% 7.25% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,246 1,713 4,245
10th Percentile £153 £135 £140
25th Percentile £263 £213 £215
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £370
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -1.33%
75th Percentile £538 £490 £475
90th Percentile £625 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £341
% change year-on-year +7.69% -4.76% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 212 674
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.30 £13.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.75 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -8.86% +12.86% +9.38%
75th Percentile £28.94 £35.69 £24.73
90th Percentile £46.50 £51.35 £46.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.83 £18.98 £16.81
% change year-on-year -11.35% +12.93% +9.85%

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 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 2021. 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 -192 93 £485 +2.11% 62
London -160 73 £500 +5.26% 28
Work from Home -180 29 £488 -2.50% 20
UK excluding London -141 15 £450 +12.50% 34
South East -84 6 £463 +44.53% 6
North of England -68 5 £450 - 16
Yorkshire - 5 £450 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £350 - 3
Midlands - 3 £350 - 5
South West - 1 £600 - 5

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 97 (89.81%) Adobe
2 83 (76.85%) User Experience
3 70 (64.81%) Sketch
4 56 (51.85%) Wireframes
5 45 (41.67%) User Research
6 43 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (37.04%) Prototyping
7 40 (37.04%) InVision
8 39 (36.11%) Figma
9 36 (33.33%) Axure RP
10 34 (31.48%) Accessibility
11 31 (28.70%) Photoshop
12 30 (27.78%) Usability Testing
13 29 (26.85%) CSS
14 28 (25.93%) HTML
15 27 (25.00%) Zeplin
16 26 (24.07%) Workshop Facilitation
17 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
17 24 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
18 22 (20.37%) Service Design
19 20 (18.52%) Data Analysis
20 18 (16.67%) Node.js
20 18 (16.67%) React
21 16 (14.81%) Finance
22 15 (13.89%) Design Thinking
22 15 (13.89%) Social Skills
23 14 (12.96%) User Stories
23 14 (12.96%) TypeScript
23 14 (12.96%) Apple iOS
24 13 (12.04%) Android

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 5 (4.63%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Headless CMS
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 70 (64.81%) Sketch
2 40 (37.04%) InVision
3 39 (36.11%) Figma
4 31 (28.70%) Photoshop
5 27 (25.00%) Zeplin
6 24 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (4.63%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (2.78%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (1.85%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.93%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.93%) GIMP
11 1 (0.93%) InDesign
11 1 (0.93%) Marvel
11 1 (0.93%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) Azure
2 5 (4.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (4.63%) GitHub
2 5 (4.63%) Miro
2 5 (4.63%) npm
3 2 (1.85%) Power Platform
3 2 (1.85%) SaaS
3 2 (1.85%) Slack
3 2 (1.85%) Yarn
4 1 (0.93%) AWS
4 1 (0.93%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (0.93%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.93%) GCP
4 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.93%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.93%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (0.93%) Power Automate
4 1 (0.93%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Broadband
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.85%) Power BI
2 1 (0.93%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 36 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 8 (7.41%) Balsamiq
3 6 (5.56%) JIRA
4 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.78%) webpack
6 1 (0.93%) Browser DevTools
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Social Skills
3 10 (9.26%) Front Office
4 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.48%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (4.63%) Marketing
7 4 (3.70%) Retail
8 3 (2.78%) Games
9 2 (1.85%) Automotive
9 2 (1.85%) Banking
9 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.93%) Advertising
10 1 (0.93%) Back Office
10 1 (0.93%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.93%) Law
10 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (72.22%) Designer
2 59 (54.63%) UX Designer
3 24 (22.22%) Developer
4 21 (19.44%) UI Designer
5 17 (15.74%) UI/UX Designer
6 12 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 11 (10.19%) UI Developer
8 10 (9.26%) React Developer
8 10 (9.26%) Senior Designer
8 10 (9.26%) UX Developer
8 10 (9.26%) UX Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Senior UX Designer
9 9 (8.33%) UI Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) UI/UX Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.70%) Lead Designer
11 2 (1.85%) Analyst
11 2 (1.85%) HTML Developer
11 2 (1.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.85%) CSS
2 28 (25.93%) HTML
3 18 (16.67%) Node.js
3 18 (16.67%) React
4 11 (10.19%) HTML5
5 10 (9.26%) Material-UI
6 8 (7.41%) Sass
7 7 (6.48%) CSS3
8 6 (5.56%) jQuery
9 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.70%) Material Design
9 4 (3.70%) Next.js
10 3 (2.78%) Vue.js
11 2 (1.85%) D3.js
11 2 (1.85%) JSON
11 2 (1.85%) React Native
11 2 (1.85%) Redux
11 2 (1.85%) Semantic HTML
11 2 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (0.93%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 83 (76.85%) User Experience
2 10 (9.26%) Hedge funds
2 10 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.56%) Photography
4 5 (4.63%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.78%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (1.85%) Animation
6 2 (1.85%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.85%) W3C
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Legacy Code
7 1 (0.93%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Online Games
7 1 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.96%) Apple iOS
2 13 (12.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (51.85%) Wireframes
2 45 (41.67%) User Research
3 43 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (37.04%) Prototyping
5 30 (27.78%) Usability Testing
6 26 (24.07%) Workshop Facilitation
7 22 (20.37%) Service Design
8 20 (18.52%) Data Analysis
9 15 (13.89%) Design Thinking
10 14 (12.96%) User Stories
11 13 (12.04%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 13 (12.04%) Software Engineering
12 12 (11.11%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 11 (10.19%) Customer Journey Map
13 11 (10.19%) Front End Development
13 11 (10.19%) Visualisation
14 10 (9.26%) Information Architecture
14 10 (9.26%) Investment Management
14 10 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (8.33%) Product Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 14 (12.96%) TypeScript
3 1 (0.93%) C
3 1 (0.93%) Dart
3 1 (0.93%) ES7
3 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (3.70%) Degree
1 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (31.48%) Accessibility
2 9 (8.33%) WCAG
3 1 (0.93%) GxP
3 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 97 (89.81%) Adobe
2 5 (4.63%) Google
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.85%) Demandware
5 1 (0.93%) Ariba
5 1 (0.93%) Capita
5 1 (0.93%) SAP