Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 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 XD
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 745 875 852
Rank change year-on-year +130 -23 -
Contract jobs citing Adobe XD 62 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.029% 0.020%
As % of the Applications category 0.87% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 10
UK median daily rate £400 £378 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% -11.18% -
10th Percentile £285 £292 £298
90th Percentile £485 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £450
% change year-on-year +6.16% -18.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 7,167 8,763 8,784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.42% 8.49% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,233 5,212 5,275
UK median daily rate £375 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.47% +6.64% +3.70%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £145
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 797 679
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.23 £40.85 £38.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.57 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.87% +3.33% -6.77%

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 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe XD in the UK

Adobe XD
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 XD within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 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 +116 58 £406 +8.33% 40
London +91 33 £419 +6.69% 9
UK excluding London +86 29 £388 +6.16% 34
South West +5 13 £388 +21.57% 4
Scotland +31 4 £388 - 1
East of England - 4 £450 - 2
North of England - 4 £201 - 7
Midlands +45 3 £293 -23.03% 9
North West - 3 £200 - 5
East Midlands +33 2 £275 -27.63% 6
South East +27 1 - - 9
Yorkshire - 1 £265 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £310 - 3

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 57 (91.94%) User Experience
2 53 (85.48%) Adobe
3 43 (69.35%) HTML
4 42 (67.74%) Wireframes
5 40 (64.52%) CSS
6 35 (56.45%) Axure RP
7 34 (54.84%) Photoshop
8 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (40.32%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 25 (40.32%) Sketch
10 24 (38.71%) Adobe Illustrator
11 21 (33.87%) HTML5
12 16 (25.81%) Mobile First
12 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
13 15 (24.19%) Information Architecture
13 15 (24.19%) Instructional Design
14 14 (22.58%) InVision
14 14 (22.58%) Analytics
15 13 (20.97%) WCAG
16 12 (19.35%) Balsamiq
17 11 (17.74%) Data Analytics
17 11 (17.74%) InDesign
17 11 (17.74%) Prototyping
17 11 (17.74%) Collaborative Working
17 11 (17.74%) Interaction Design
17 11 (17.74%) Epics
18 10 (16.13%) User Stories
18 10 (16.13%) Learning Management System
19 8 (12.90%) JIRA
19 8 (12.90%) Figma

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 3 (4.84%) CMS
2 2 (3.23%) EPiServer
2 2 (3.23%) WordPress
3 1 (1.61%) Kentico
3 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (54.84%) Photoshop
2 25 (40.32%) Sketch
3 24 (38.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (22.58%) InVision
5 11 (17.74%) InDesign
6 8 (12.90%) Figma
7 5 (8.06%) SketchUp
8 4 (6.45%) Zeplin
9 3 (4.84%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (3.23%) Fireworks
10 2 (3.23%) UXPin
11 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.61%) Azure
1 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.61%) Lucidchart
Development Applications
1 35 (56.45%) Axure RP
2 12 (19.35%) Balsamiq
3 8 (12.90%) JIRA
4 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.45%) GitLab
4 4 (6.45%) gulp
4 4 (6.45%) Jasmine
4 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (6.45%) webpack
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (11.29%) Marketing
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Police
2 5 (8.06%) Public Sector
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (80.65%) Designer
2 44 (70.97%) UX Designer
3 21 (33.87%) UI Designer
4 16 (25.81%) UI/UX Designer
5 10 (16.13%) Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.45%) React Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Web Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Web UI Designer
9 2 (3.23%) Digital Designer
9 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce Designer
9 2 (3.23%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.23%) UX Developer
9 2 (3.23%) WordPress Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Digital UX Designer
10 1 (1.61%) Project Manager
10 1 (1.61%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (69.35%) HTML
2 40 (64.52%) CSS
3 21 (33.87%) HTML5
4 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
4 5 (8.06%) Framer.js
5 4 (6.45%) Ionic Framework
5 4 (6.45%) React
5 4 (6.45%) React Native
5 4 (6.45%) Sass
6 2 (3.23%) Pixi.js
7 1 (1.61%) .NET
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.61%) Material Design
7 1 (1.61%) Semantic UI
7 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 57 (91.94%) User Experience
2 10 (16.13%) Learning Management System
3 6 (9.68%) e-Learning
4 4 (6.45%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.23%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.61%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Android
1 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (67.74%) Wireframes
2 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.32%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 16 (25.81%) Mobile First
5 15 (24.19%) Information Architecture
5 15 (24.19%) Instructional Design
6 14 (22.58%) Analytics
7 11 (17.74%) Collaborative Working
7 11 (17.74%) Data Analytics
7 11 (17.74%) Epics
7 11 (17.74%) Interaction Design
7 11 (17.74%) Prototyping
8 10 (16.13%) User Stories
9 7 (11.29%) Competitor Analysis
9 7 (11.29%) Front End Development
9 7 (11.29%) Market Research
10 6 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (8.06%) Due Diligence
11 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.45%) TypeScript
3 2 (3.23%) C#
3 2 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) WCAG
2 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 53 (85.48%) Adobe
2 4 (6.45%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 2 (3.23%) Google
3 2 (3.23%) OutSystems
4 1 (1.61%) Hotjar
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore