Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 658 867 854
Rank change year-on-year +209 -13 +9
Contract jobs citing Adobe XD 67 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.035% 0.028%
As % of the Applications category 1.14% 0.41% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 11
UK median daily rate £400 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +38.46% -2.26%
10th Percentile £300 £331 £300
90th Percentile £550 £588 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £500 £338
% change year-on-year -21.75% +48.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 5,857 8,198 8,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.58% 8.34% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,344 4,823 5,414
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £136 £140 £143
90th Percentile £550 £563 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 728 762
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.15 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.46% +7.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £11.64 £10.50 £10.29
90th Percentile £42.98 £42.27 £35.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.10 £15.88 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.68% +9.52% -2.36%

Adobe XD
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe XD in the UK

Adobe XD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Adobe XD.

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe XD in the UK

Adobe XD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe XD over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 February 2020. 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 +177 62 £400 -13.51% 30
London +176 49 £400 +6.67% 5
UK excluding London +107 17 £391 -21.75% 25
East of England - 6 £550 - 1
Midlands +51 4 £293 - 11
Scotland +19 4 £388 -
West Midlands +57 2 £310 - 8
South West +12 2 £300 -33.33% 5
East Midlands - 2 £275 - 3
South East +63 1 £450 -14.29% 5

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 62 (92.54%) User Experience
2 52 (77.61%) Adobe
3 48 (71.64%) Wireframes
4 39 (58.21%) Axure RP
5 37 (55.22%) CSS
5 37 (55.22%) Sketch
6 36 (53.73%) HTML
7 34 (50.75%) Adobe Illustrator
8 30 (44.78%) InVision
9 29 (43.28%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (41.79%) Photoshop
11 22 (32.84%) HTML5
12 21 (31.34%) Prototyping
13 20 (29.85%) Mobile First
14 17 (25.37%) Instructional Design
15 15 (22.39%) Learning Management System
16 13 (19.40%) Balsamiq
16 13 (19.40%) Information Architecture
16 13 (19.40%) WCAG
16 13 (19.40%) Figma
17 12 (17.91%) Analytics
18 11 (16.42%) User Stories
18 11 (16.42%) Data Analytics
18 11 (16.42%) CMS
18 11 (16.42%) InDesign
18 11 (16.42%) Interaction Design
19 10 (14.93%) Collaborative Working
19 10 (14.93%) W3C
20 9 (13.43%) Degree

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 11 (16.42%) CMS
2 4 (5.97%) Kentico
2 4 (5.97%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (5.97%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.99%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.49%) Moodle
Applications
1 37 (55.22%) Sketch
2 34 (50.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 30 (44.78%) InVision
4 28 (41.79%) Photoshop
5 13 (19.40%) Figma
6 11 (16.42%) InDesign
7 5 (7.46%) Lectora
7 5 (7.46%) SketchUp
8 3 (4.48%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
8 3 (4.48%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (4.48%) UXPin
9 2 (2.99%) Zeplin
10 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.49%) Lucidchart
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 39 (58.21%) Axure RP
2 13 (19.40%) Balsamiq
3 5 (7.46%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (8.96%) Marketing
2 5 (7.46%) Police
2 5 (7.46%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.97%) Games
4 3 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.99%) Finance
6 1 (1.49%) Automotive
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Electronics
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (86.57%) Designer
2 45 (67.16%) UX Designer
3 24 (35.82%) UI Designer
4 16 (23.88%) UI/UX Designer
5 12 (17.91%) Developer
6 8 (11.94%) UI Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Mobile Designer
7 5 (7.46%) UX Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Digital Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.97%) UI/UX Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Web Designer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Designer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior User Experience Researcher
9 3 (4.48%) Senior UX Designer
9 3 (4.48%) User Experience Researcher
9 3 (4.48%) Web UI Designer
10 2 (2.99%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (2.99%) HTML Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (55.22%) CSS
2 36 (53.73%) HTML
3 22 (32.84%) HTML5
4 7 (10.45%) .NET
5 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.48%) Framer.js
8 2 (2.99%) CSS3
8 2 (2.99%) Pixi.js
8 2 (2.99%) WPF
9 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.49%) Semantic UI
9 1 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (92.54%) User Experience
2 15 (22.39%) Learning Management System
3 10 (14.93%) W3C
4 8 (11.94%) e-Learning
5 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
6 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.97%) iPhone
8 2 (2.99%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Android
2 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (71.64%) Wireframes
2 29 (43.28%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (31.34%) Prototyping
5 20 (29.85%) Mobile First
6 17 (25.37%) Instructional Design
7 13 (19.40%) Information Architecture
8 12 (17.91%) Analytics
9 11 (16.42%) Data Analytics
9 11 (16.42%) Interaction Design
9 11 (16.42%) User Stories
10 10 (14.93%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (8.96%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 6 (8.96%) DevOps
12 5 (7.46%) Due Diligence
12 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.46%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 5 (7.46%) Qualitative Research
13 4 (5.97%) Ergonomics
13 4 (5.97%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.45%) C#
3 3 (4.48%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) WCAG
2 2 (2.99%) QA
Vendors
1 52 (77.61%) Adobe
2 4 (5.97%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) SAP