Period
to 24 October 2020

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 6 months to 24 October 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.

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

Adobe
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 265 243 246
Rank change year-on-year -22 +3 -12
Contract jobs citing Adobe 284 960 1,219
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 1.14% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 2.66% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 591 764
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £205 £158 £180
90th Percentile £550 £575 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £388 £388
% change year-on-year -5.48% - +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +185.71% -15.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.30 £50.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -51.40% +194.12% -15.00%

Adobe is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 13,973 36,044 43,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.89% 42.67% 41.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,402 22,607 26,654
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £253 £239 £250
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +0.24% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 1,418 1,680
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.73 £17.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.77% +13.30% -0.51%
10th Percentile £12.06 £11.17 £10.80
90th Percentile £54.00 £51.72 £45.25
Median hourly rate £26.25 £18.11 £16.50
% change year-on-year +44.97% +9.74% -1.81%

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Adobe over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Top 16 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 6 months to 24 October 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 -26 259 £400 - 111
London -16 164 £425 +3.03% 41
UK excluding London +25 95 £366 -5.48% 76
Work from Home -34 63 £400 +83.91% 19
South East +94 51 £335 -16.25% 22
North of England +78 16 £350 -3.45% 21
Yorkshire +56 11 £410 +28.13% 4
Scotland +36 11 £378 -0.33% 4
Midlands +58 5 £400 -3.03% 11
South West +44 5 £238 -38.71% 10
East of England +74 4 £500 +42.86% 6
North West +69 4 £231 -40.40% 14
East Midlands +40 4 £400 - 5
Wales +40 3 £500 +69.49% 2
West Midlands +47 2 - - 6
North East +33 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe 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.

1 97 (34.15%) User Experience
2 94 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (26.06%) JavaScript
4 71 (25.00%) Sketch
5 64 (22.54%) Analytics
6 63 (22.18%) HTML
7 59 (20.77%) InVision
8 49 (17.25%) CSS
9 44 (15.49%) Prototyping
9 44 (15.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 42 (14.79%) Marketing
10 42 (14.79%) Adobe Illustrator
11 41 (14.44%) Photoshop
12 39 (13.73%) Wireframes
13 38 (13.38%) Adobe XD
14 37 (13.03%) Degree
15 35 (12.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 35 (12.32%) Microsoft Office
16 29 (10.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 29 (10.21%) Google
17 27 (9.51%) CMS
17 27 (9.51%) Axure RP
18 26 (9.15%) Finance
18 26 (9.15%) E-Commerce
19 25 (8.80%) Adobe Analytics
19 25 (8.80%) Balsamiq
19 25 (8.80%) JSON
19 25 (8.80%) JIRA
20 22 (7.75%) jQuery
20 22 (7.75%) Security Cleared

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 35 (12.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 27 (9.51%) CMS
3 6 (2.11%) Confluence
4 4 (1.41%) Moodle
4 4 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.70%) Alfresco
5 2 (0.70%) Apache
5 2 (0.70%) Documentum
5 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.70%) WordPress
6 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.35%) Drupal
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.35%) FileNet
6 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.35%) nginx
6 1 (0.35%) OnBase
6 1 (0.35%) SAS
6 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 71 (25.00%) Sketch
2 59 (20.77%) InVision
3 44 (15.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 42 (14.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 41 (14.44%) Photoshop
6 38 (13.38%) Adobe XD
7 35 (12.32%) Microsoft Office
8 20 (7.04%) Zeplin
9 14 (4.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 11 (3.87%) Figma
10 11 (3.87%) InDesign
11 10 (3.52%) MS Visio
12 9 (3.17%) Acrobat
12 9 (3.17%) Adobe Captivate
13 8 (2.82%) Adobe After Effects
13 8 (2.82%) Adobe Premiere
14 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
15 5 (1.76%) CINEMA 4D
16 4 (1.41%) Marvel
16 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Magento
1 4 (1.41%) SAP Hybris
1 4 (1.41%) SessionCam
1 4 (1.41%) Workfront
2 3 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.35%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 25 (8.80%) Adobe Analytics
3 17 (5.99%) Google Analytics
4 7 (2.46%) Firebase
4 7 (2.46%) Office 365
5 5 (1.76%) GCP
6 4 (1.41%) Azure
6 4 (1.41%) Slack
7 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.06%) GitHub
7 3 (1.06%) Google Play
8 2 (0.70%) Akamai
8 2 (0.70%) AWS
8 2 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.70%) npm
8 2 (0.70%) PaaS
8 2 (0.70%) SaaS
9 1 (0.35%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.35%) Kong
9 1 (0.35%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.06%) DNS
1 3 (1.06%) Internet
1 3 (1.06%) WebEx
2 2 (0.70%) SMS
2 2 (0.70%) VPN
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) FTP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) LAN
3 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.11%) MySQL
4 4 (1.41%) Tableau
5 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.70%) MS Access
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.35%) Big Data
7 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.35%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.35%) Power BI
7 1 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (9.51%) Axure RP
2 25 (8.80%) Balsamiq
2 25 (8.80%) JIRA
3 16 (5.63%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.11%) Mercurial
5 5 (1.76%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.76%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (1.76%) gulp
5 5 (1.76%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.41%) Grunt
6 4 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.06%) JUnit
7 3 (1.06%) Selenium
7 3 (1.06%) webpack
8 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.70%) Mocha
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.70%) Protractor
8 2 (0.70%) WebStorm
General
1 42 (14.79%) Marketing
2 26 (9.15%) Finance
3 17 (5.99%) Retail
4 15 (5.28%) Public Sector
5 13 (4.58%) Advertising
5 13 (4.58%) Publishing
6 9 (3.17%) Banking
7 7 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.11%) Law
9 5 (1.76%) Games
9 5 (1.76%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.41%) Electronics
10 4 (1.41%) Polish Language
11 3 (1.06%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.70%) Front Office
13 1 (0.35%) Back Office
13 1 (0.35%) Billing
13 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 102 (35.92%) Designer
2 74 (26.06%) Developer
3 56 (19.72%) UX Designer
4 48 (16.90%) UI Designer
5 34 (11.97%) UI/UX Designer
6 15 (5.28%) Analyst
7 13 (4.58%) Consultant
7 13 (4.58%) Systems Developer
8 12 (4.23%) Copywriter
8 12 (4.23%) Digital Designer
9 11 (3.87%) Graphic Designer
9 11 (3.87%) Senior Designer
10 9 (3.17%) Architect
10 9 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (2.82%) Business Analyst
11 8 (2.82%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (2.46%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (2.46%) UX Developer
13 6 (2.11%) Support Engineer
13 6 (2.11%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (22.18%) HTML
2 49 (17.25%) CSS
3 25 (8.80%) JSON
4 22 (7.75%) jQuery
4 22 (7.75%) React
5 19 (6.69%) HTML5
6 14 (4.93%) Sass
7 11 (3.87%) .NET
7 11 (3.87%) CSS3
8 9 (3.17%) Ajax
8 9 (3.17%) XML
9 8 (2.82%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.82%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.82%) REST
10 7 (2.46%) Node.js
10 7 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (2.11%) Adobe AIR
12 3 (1.06%) Express
12 3 (1.06%) JSTL
12 3 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 97 (34.15%) User Experience
2 20 (7.04%) W3C
3 16 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.28%) Graphic Design
5 14 (4.93%) Animation
6 12 (4.23%) e-Learning
6 12 (4.23%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.52%) Social Media
8 6 (2.11%) Motion Graphics
8 6 (2.11%) Video Editing
9 5 (1.76%) NHS
10 4 (1.41%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.41%) Learning Management System
10 4 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.06%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.70%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.70%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.70%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.04%) Android
1 20 (7.04%) Apple iOS
1 20 (7.04%) Linux
2 16 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (4.23%) Windows
4 6 (2.11%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (22.54%) Analytics
3 44 (15.49%) Prototyping
4 39 (13.73%) Wireframes
5 26 (9.15%) E-Commerce
6 21 (7.39%) Scrum
7 20 (7.04%) Web Development
8 18 (6.34%) SEO
8 18 (6.34%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 17 (5.99%) Content Management
9 17 (5.99%) Project Management
10 16 (5.63%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (5.28%) Digital Marketing
11 15 (5.28%) Front End Development
11 15 (5.28%) Typography
12 13 (4.58%) User Stories
12 13 (4.58%) Visualisation
13 12 (4.23%) Design Thinking
13 12 (4.23%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 74 (26.06%) JavaScript
2 16 (5.63%) Ruby
2 16 (5.63%) SQL
3 14 (4.93%) Java
4 8 (2.82%) PHP
4 8 (2.82%) Python
5 7 (2.46%) C#
5 7 (2.46%) ES6
6 4 (1.41%) Apple Swift
6 4 (1.41%) C++
6 4 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.06%) ABAP
7 3 (1.06%) Kotlin
7 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.70%) ES7
8 2 (0.70%) Groovy
8 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.35%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.35%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 37 (13.03%) Degree
2 22 (7.75%) Security Cleared
3 18 (6.34%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.70%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.70%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.70%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.11%) QA
2 5 (1.76%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.76%) WCAG
3 2 (0.70%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.70%) Docker
2 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) SCCM
2 2 (0.70%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.35%) Ansible
3 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (10.21%) Google
2 20 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.99%) SAP
4 16 (5.63%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.11%) Oracle
6 4 (1.41%) ClickTale
6 4 (1.41%) hybris
6 4 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.41%) Tealium
7 3 (1.06%) Apple
8 2 (0.70%) Ariba
8 2 (0.70%) Autodesk
8 2 (0.70%) Capita
8 2 (0.70%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.70%) DoubleClick
8 2 (0.70%) Omniture
8 2 (0.70%) OpenText
8 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.70%) VMware