The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Adobe
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 217 173
Rank change year-on-year 0 -44  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 508 625 781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 1.16% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 2.59% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 408 432
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £375 £299
% change year-on-year -10.33% +25.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 36
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £10.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £45.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £13.34
% change year-on-year +4.28% +31.23%  

Adobe is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20263 24158 24977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.93% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12302 14876 14615
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 822 1125
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Adobe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 483 £400 - 188
London -32 316 £450 +12.50% 80
South East +36 62 £373 -0.66% 25
City of London -10 28 £375 -6.25% 16
North West +23 25 £250 -28.57% 17
East of England -11 19 £425 +30.76% 10
Surrey +16 18 £363 -34.09% 9
Manchester +19 17 £110 -64.80% 9
Berkshire +14 17 £359 +8.30% 2
Yorkshire +17 16 £275 -26.66% 14
Scotland +46 14 £231 -38.33% 4
East Midlands -1 14 £315 -30.00% 11
South West +12 13 £325 +18.18% 13
Croydon +10 11 £525 +133.33%
Glasgow +7 11 - - 3
West Sussex +25 9 £488 - 1
West Yorkshire +16 9 £358 -4.66% 7
Leeds +15 9 £358 -9.20% 7
West Midlands -6 9 £500 +37.93% 18
Cardiff +5 8 £315 +5.00%
South Wales +1 8 £315 +5.00%
Wales +1 8 £315 +5.00%
Worthing +22 7 £488 -
North Yorkshire +15 7 £275 +96.42% 3
Hampshire +8 7 £413 -2.94% 5
Hertfordshire -1 7 £425 +154.68% 4
Skipton - 7 £275 - 2
Reading +11 6 £238 -36.66%
Welwyn Garden City +10 6 £350 -
Canary Wharf +9 6 £450 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Adobe.

1 449 (39.08%) HTML
2 409 (35.60%) CSS
3 355 (30.90%) JavaScript
4 348 (30.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 346 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
6 302 (26.28%) User Experience
7 301 (26.20%) Marketing
8 237 (20.63%) Photoshop
9 215 (18.71%) Java
10 211 (18.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 202 (17.58%) HTML5
12 182 (15.84%) Analytics
13 179 (15.58%) CMS
14 158 (13.75%) CSS3
15 155 (13.49%) Front End Development
16 151 (13.14%) Finance
17 150 (13.05%) AngularJS
18 135 (11.75%) Adobe Illustrator
19 129 (11.23%) E-Commerce
20 122 (10.62%) jQuery
21 120 (10.44%) Content Management
22 110 (9.57%) Google
23 107 (9.31%) Wireframes
24 106 (9.23%) SQL
25 101 (8.79%) Adobe Analytics
26 100 (8.70%) Microsoft
27 96 (8.36%) Scrum
28 92 (8.01%) Retail
28 92 (8.01%) XML
29 91 (7.92%) Web Development

Adobe
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
1 348 (30.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 179 (15.58%) CMS
3 44 (3.83%) Confluence
4 41 (3.57%) Apache
5 33 (2.87%) WebSphere
6 28 (2.44%) WordPress
7 24 (2.09%) SharePoint
8 23 (2.00%) JBoss
9 22 (1.91%) SAS
10 21 (1.83%) WebLogic
11 17 (1.48%) Tomcat
12 13 (1.13%) Apache Solr
12 13 (1.13%) LiveCycle
12 13 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.96%) Drupal
14 9 (0.78%) IIS
14 9 (0.78%) Skype for Business
15 8 (0.70%) CoreMedia CMS
15 8 (0.70%) nginx
16 7 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 237 (20.63%) Photoshop
2 211 (18.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 135 (11.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 65 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
5 57 (4.96%) InDesign
6 45 (3.92%) OmniGraffle
7 44 (3.83%) InVision
8 43 (3.74%) MS Visio
9 39 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 37 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
11 29 (2.52%) Adobe After Effects
12 20 (1.74%) Adobe Captivate
13 16 (1.39%) Acrobat
14 13 (1.13%) CINEMA 4D
15 11 (0.96%) UXPin
16 9 (0.78%) Adobe Premiere
17 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
18 7 (0.61%) FrameMaker
19 4 (0.35%) SPSS
20 3 (0.26%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 53 (4.61%) Adobe Campaign
2 15 (1.31%) Unica
3 13 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.87%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.61%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.52%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (0.35%) Murex MxG2000
7 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.26%) Data Workbench
8 3 (0.26%) Revive Adserver
8 3 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
8 3 (0.26%) Staffware
9 2 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.17%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 101 (8.79%) Adobe Analytics
2 56 (4.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 55 (4.79%) Google Analytics
4 27 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (1.22%) GitHub
5 14 (1.22%) Google Tag Manager
6 10 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.78%) Office 365
7 9 (0.78%) SaaS
8 8 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.52%) G Suite
10 5 (0.44%) Yammer
11 4 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.35%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.35%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.52%) HTTP
2 21 (1.83%) WebEx
3 20 (1.74%) DNS
3 20 (1.74%) Internet
4 19 (1.65%) SSL
4 19 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.87%) Intranet
6 9 (0.78%) DHCP
7 7 (0.61%) LDAP
7 7 (0.61%) VoIP
8 6 (0.52%) Network Security
8 6 (0.52%) Skype
8 6 (0.52%) VPN
9 4 (0.35%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.35%) SMS
10 3 (0.26%) LAN
10 3 (0.26%) WAN
11 1 (0.087%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.087%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.087%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.26%) MongoDB
1 26 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.18%) MySQL
3 22 (1.91%) Big Data
4 14 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 14 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (0.96%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.70%) Data Mining
8 7 (0.61%) Jackrabbit
8 7 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.52%) Power BI
9 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.44%) MS Access
11 4 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.35%) OLTP
11 4 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 91 (7.92%) Axure RP
2 62 (5.40%) Git (software)
3 61 (5.31%) JIRA
4 43 (3.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 42 (3.66%) Maven
6 37 (3.22%) Grunt
7 36 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 34 (2.96%) Selenium
9 32 (2.79%) Jasmine
10 30 (2.61%) Eclipse
11 27 (2.35%) Karma Test Runner
12 25 (2.18%) Dreamweaver
13 21 (1.83%) gulp
13 21 (1.83%) JUnit
13 21 (1.83%) Subversion
14 19 (1.65%) IntelliJ
15 14 (1.22%) Ant
15 14 (1.22%) Gradle
16 12 (1.04%) Cucumber
17 10 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 301 (26.20%) Marketing
2 151 (13.14%) Finance
3 92 (8.01%) Retail
4 64 (5.57%) Banking
5 42 (3.66%) Publishing
6 41 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.09%) Advertising
8 16 (1.39%) Games
8 16 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.22%) Legal
10 13 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (1.04%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.78%) Electronics
13 8 (0.70%) Automotive
14 7 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.44%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.44%) Front Office
16 4 (0.35%) Japanese Language
16 4 (0.35%) Law
16 4 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 389 (33.86%) Developer
2 266 (23.15%) Designer
3 116 (10.10%) UI Designer
4 106 (9.23%) UX Designer
5 93 (8.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 87 (7.57%) Analyst
7 81 (7.05%) Architect
8 63 (5.48%) Java Developer
9 53 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
10 49 (4.26%) Consultant
11 47 (4.09%) UI Developer
11 47 (4.09%) UI/UX Designer
12 43 (3.74%) Visual Designer
13 33 (2.87%) HTML Developer
14 32 (2.79%) Angular Developer
14 32 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
15 30 (2.61%) Web Designer
16 29 (2.52%) Web Developer
17 28 (2.44%) Senior Developer
18 26 (2.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 449 (39.08%) HTML
2 409 (35.60%) CSS
3 202 (17.58%) HTML5
4 158 (13.75%) CSS3
5 150 (13.05%) AngularJS
6 122 (10.62%) jQuery
7 92 (8.01%) XML
8 80 (6.96%) Web Services
9 69 (6.01%) Spring
10 65 (5.66%) REST
11 61 (5.31%) J2EE
12 58 (5.05%) JSON
13 54 (4.70%) React
14 45 (3.92%) JSP
15 43 (3.74%) Hibernate
15 43 (3.74%) SOAP
15 43 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 40 (3.48%) Sass
17 38 (3.31%) .NET
18 34 (2.96%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 302 (26.28%) User Experience
2 80 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (4.79%) Mobile App
4 46 (4.00%) Social Media
5 30 (2.61%) Graphic Design
6 25 (2.18%) iPad
7 20 (1.74%) Digital Media
8 19 (1.65%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.31%) Animation
10 15 (1.31%) e-Learning
10 15 (1.31%) FMCG
11 13 (1.13%) W3C
12 12 (1.04%) Motion Graphics
13 10 (0.87%) RIA
14 9 (0.78%) Fintech
14 9 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
15 8 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (5.57%) Windows
2 58 (5.05%) Linux
3 54 (4.70%) Apple iOS
4 51 (4.44%) Android
5 43 (3.74%) Unix
6 24 (2.09%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.87%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.70%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.26%) AIX
11 3 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.26%) zOS
12 2 (0.17%) Solaris
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (15.84%) Analytics
3 155 (13.49%) Front End Development
4 129 (11.23%) E-Commerce
5 120 (10.44%) Content Management
6 107 (9.31%) Wireframes
7 96 (8.36%) Scrum
8 91 (7.92%) Web Development
9 87 (7.57%) Responsive Web Design
10 76 (6.61%) MVC
11 66 (5.74%) Digital Marketing
11 66 (5.74%) Prototyping
12 62 (5.40%) Visualisation
13 58 (5.05%) Project Management
13 58 (5.05%) Web Design
14 57 (4.96%) DevOps
15 55 (4.79%) TDD
16 54 (4.70%) Data Visualisation
16 54 (4.70%) OO
17 51 (4.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 355 (30.90%) JavaScript
2 215 (18.71%) Java
3 106 (9.23%) SQL
4 48 (4.18%) PHP
5 47 (4.09%) C#
6 28 (2.44%) Python
7 16 (1.39%) Perl
8 14 (1.22%) Ruby
8 14 (1.22%) Scala
8 14 (1.22%) XAML
9 13 (1.13%) ABAP
10 12 (1.04%) Groovy
11 11 (0.96%) ES6
12 8 (0.70%) Haskell
12 8 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.61%) C
13 7 (0.61%) C++
13 7 (0.61%) R
13 7 (0.61%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.52%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 81 (7.05%) Degree
2 21 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.61%) ISEB
5 7 (0.61%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.35%) MCSE
8 3 (0.26%) APMG
9 2 (0.17%) CISA
9 2 (0.17%) CISM
9 2 (0.17%) CISSP
9 2 (0.17%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.17%) HNC
9 2 (0.17%) MCTS
9 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.087%) HND
10 1 (0.087%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.74%) QA
2 9 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.70%) SLA
4 4 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
4 4 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.35%) MiFID
5 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.26%) WCAG
6 2 (0.17%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.087%) PMO
7 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.39%) Docker
3 6 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.26%) vSphere
5 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.17%) HDFS
5 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.087%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.087%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.087%) vCloud
6 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.087%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (1.48%) Puppet
2 12 (1.04%) Kibana
3 8 (0.70%) Grafana
4 5 (0.44%) SCCM
5 4 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (0.26%) logstash
6 3 (0.26%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.17%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.17%) vMotion
8 1 (0.087%) Ansible
8 1 (0.087%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.087%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.087%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.087%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.087%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 110 (9.57%) Google
2 100 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 71 (6.18%) Oracle
4 55 (4.79%) SAP
5 44 (3.83%) IBM
6 25 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (2.00%) Apple
8 21 (1.83%) Tableau
9 19 (1.65%) Omniture
10 18 (1.57%) VMware
11 16 (1.39%) webMethods
12 15 (1.31%) Sitecore
13 13 (1.13%) Symantec
14 11 (0.96%) HP
14 11 (0.96%) hybris
15 9 (0.78%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.78%) Cisco
15 9 (0.78%) TIBCO
16 8 (0.70%) ATG
16 8 (0.70%) Twitter
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