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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 18 August 2022 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
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 278 217 272
Rank change year-on-year -61 +55 -28
Contract jobs citing Adobe 839 908 300
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 1.22% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 2.96% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 516 198
10th Percentile £253 £243 £198
25th Percentile £400 £336 £275
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £409
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +10.09% -2.68%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £500
90th Percentile £688 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 13
10th Percentile £13.83 £13.25 £15.10
25th Percentile £25.25 £20.36 £19.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.80 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +41.13% +10.22% -55.00%
75th Percentile £39.06 £27.38 £24.30
90th Percentile £57.09 £41.85 £46.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £24.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.23% +24.00% -60.00%

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 36,016 30,653 14,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.19% 41.08% 44.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,128 19,755 9,511
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
25th Percentile £421 £400 £365
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £575
90th Percentile £740 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 795 862 505
10th Percentile £12.27 £11.27 £11.38
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.63% -5.00% +6.67%
75th Percentile £47.50 £41.44 £42.00
90th Percentile £65.75 £59.99 £51.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.81 £18.00 £19.38
% change year-on-year +10.06% -7.10% +10.71%

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 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -62 702 £500 +11.11% 151
London -72 464 £525 +10.53% 68
Work from Home -22 438 £541 +13.79% 50
UK excluding London -41 215 £440 +10.00% 85
South East -16 75 £450 +20.00% 23
Midlands -16 37 £445 +39.94% 14
North of England -46 31 £400 +4.92% 28
East of England -3 26 £479 +0.89% 6
West Midlands -24 24 £440 +45.21% 9
Scotland 0 21 £425 -5.56% 1
South West -19 21 £475 +18.75% 10
North West -29 17 £400 +8.11% 16
East Midlands +5 13 £445 -6.32% 5
Yorkshire -16 13 £413 +3.13% 11
Wales -1 4 £350 +40.00% 2
North East -14 1 £473 +1.61% 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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.

1 290 (34.56%) Agile
2 257 (30.63%) User Experience
3 215 (25.63%) Social Skills
4 191 (22.77%) UX Design
5 175 (20.86%) Analytics
6 163 (19.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 151 (18.00%) Figma
8 150 (17.88%) Finance
9 148 (17.64%) Sketch
10 145 (17.28%) E-Commerce
11 144 (17.16%) Wireframes
12 129 (15.38%) JavaScript
13 127 (15.14%) Retail
14 125 (14.90%) Marketing
14 125 (14.90%) CSS
15 124 (14.78%) HTML
16 122 (14.54%) Salesforce.com
17 121 (14.42%) Customer Experience
18 113 (13.47%) SAP
19 109 (12.99%) Azure
20 108 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
21 103 (12.28%) InVision
22 101 (12.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
22 101 (12.04%) Adobe Analytics
23 96 (11.44%) Adobe XD
24 93 (11.08%) Accessibility
25 92 (10.97%) User Research
26 90 (10.73%) Microsoft
26 90 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
27 87 (10.37%) Mobile App

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
1 163 (19.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 71 (8.46%) CMS
3 41 (4.89%) Confluence
4 22 (2.62%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.83%) Apache
6 6 (0.72%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.72%) Drupal
6 6 (0.72%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.72%) WordPress
7 5 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.60%) Mule
7 5 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.36%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.36%) JBoss
9 3 (0.36%) Liferay
9 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 148 (17.64%) Sketch
2 103 (12.28%) InVision
3 101 (12.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 96 (11.44%) Adobe XD
5 74 (8.82%) Photoshop
6 71 (8.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 57 (6.79%) Microsoft Office
8 40 (4.77%) Zeplin
9 34 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
10 23 (2.74%) InDesign
11 22 (2.62%) Adobe After Effects
12 16 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 13 (1.55%) Adobe Captivate
13 13 (1.55%) MS Visio
14 12 (1.43%) Acrobat
15 8 (0.95%) UserZoom
16 7 (0.83%) Adobe Premiere
17 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
17 6 (0.72%) OmniGraffle
18 4 (0.48%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 56 (6.67%) Shopify
2 30 (3.58%) Magento
3 20 (2.38%) Adobe Campaign
4 17 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (2.03%) SAP Hybris
5 10 (1.19%) SAP CRM
6 8 (0.95%) Workfront
7 7 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.60%) SessionCam
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.24%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.12%) SAP CX
11 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.12%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 151 (18.00%) Figma
2 109 (12.99%) Azure
3 101 (12.04%) Adobe Analytics
4 55 (6.56%) BigCommerce
5 54 (6.44%) Google Analytics
6 53 (6.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 48 (5.72%) Commercetools
8 41 (4.89%) AWS
9 40 (4.77%) Power Platform
10 36 (4.29%) GCP
10 36 (4.29%) SAP Commerce Cloud
11 33 (3.93%) Microsoft 365
12 23 (2.74%) SaaS
13 22 (2.62%) Slack
14 16 (1.91%) Serverless
15 15 (1.79%) Azure DevOps
16 14 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
16 14 (1.67%) GitHub
16 14 (1.67%) PaaS
17 13 (1.55%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.22%) Internet
2 14 (1.67%) HTTP
3 10 (1.19%) VPN
4 9 (1.07%) Firewall
4 9 (1.07%) LAN
5 7 (0.83%) Skype
6 6 (0.72%) FTP
7 5 (0.60%) DNS
8 4 (0.48%) Intranet
8 4 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.48%) Wireless
9 3 (0.36%) WAN
10 2 (0.24%) DHCP
10 2 (0.24%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.12%) SMS
11 1 (0.12%) Telepresence
11 1 (0.12%) VLAN
11 1 (0.12%) VoIP
11 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.53%) Tableau
2 31 (3.69%) Power BI
3 20 (2.38%) Big Data
4 19 (2.26%) BigQuery
5 16 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.67%) MySQL
7 12 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.43%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.31%) SAP HANA
9 8 (0.95%) Looker
9 8 (0.95%) SQL Server
10 7 (0.83%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.72%) Ingres
11 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.60%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.60%) DB2
13 4 (0.48%) DbVisualizer
13 4 (0.48%) Snowflake Schema
13 4 (0.48%) Star Schema
14 3 (0.36%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 82 (9.77%) Axure RP
2 66 (7.87%) JIRA
3 50 (5.96%) Git (software)
4 31 (3.69%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.19%) webpack
6 9 (1.07%) Maven
7 7 (0.83%) Bitbucket
7 7 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
7 7 (0.83%) JUnit
7 7 (0.83%) Selenium
8 6 (0.72%) GitLab
8 6 (0.72%) Gradle
8 6 (0.72%) Jasmine
8 6 (0.72%) RStudio
8 6 (0.72%) Subversion
9 5 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (0.60%) Mockito
9 5 (0.60%) PowerDesigner
9 5 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.48%) Balsamiq
General
1 215 (25.63%) Social Skills
2 150 (17.88%) Finance
3 127 (15.14%) Retail
4 125 (14.90%) Marketing
5 90 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
6 61 (7.27%) Presentation Skills
7 50 (5.96%) Organisational Skills
8 41 (4.89%) Telecoms
9 31 (3.69%) Banking
10 22 (2.62%) Games
11 19 (2.26%) Influencing Skills
12 18 (2.15%) Publishing
13 16 (1.91%) Public Sector
14 14 (1.67%) Documentation Skills
15 13 (1.55%) Digital Economy
15 13 (1.55%) Manufacturing
16 11 (1.31%) Advertising
16 11 (1.31%) Back Office
16 11 (1.31%) German Language
16 11 (1.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 257 (30.63%) Designer
2 140 (16.69%) UX Designer
3 118 (14.06%) Developer
4 108 (12.87%) UI Designer
5 98 (11.68%) Analyst
6 79 (9.42%) Architect
7 66 (7.87%) UI/UX Designer
8 46 (5.48%) Senior Designer
9 38 (4.53%) Consultant
9 38 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
10 29 (3.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 25 (2.98%) Project Manager
12 22 (2.62%) Business Analyst
12 22 (2.62%) Data Analyst
12 22 (2.62%) Full Stack Developer
13 19 (2.26%) Digital Architect
13 19 (2.26%) Senior UI Designer
13 19 (2.26%) Senior UX Designer
14 18 (2.15%) Digital Solutions Architect
15 15 (1.79%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (14.90%) CSS
2 124 (14.78%) HTML
3 81 (9.65%) React
4 37 (4.41%) Node.js
5 36 (4.29%) HTML5
6 31 (3.69%) jQuery
7 30 (3.58%) JSON
8 26 (3.10%) AngularJS
8 26 (3.10%) REST
9 25 (2.98%) RESTful
10 24 (2.86%) XML
11 23 (2.74%) .NET
11 23 (2.74%) CSS3
12 19 (2.26%) ASP.NET
12 19 (2.26%) Vue.js
13 18 (2.15%) .NET Framework
13 18 (2.15%) Jest
13 18 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (2.03%) J2EE
15 16 (1.91%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 257 (30.63%) User Experience
2 87 (10.37%) Mobile App
3 28 (3.34%) Social Media
4 27 (3.22%) Graphic Design
5 19 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 15 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (1.67%) Animation
8 12 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (1.43%) Legacy Systems
9 11 (1.31%) Marketing Technology
9 11 (1.31%) Renewable Energy
9 11 (1.31%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.19%) Digital Media
10 10 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (1.19%) NHS
10 10 (1.19%) Replication
11 9 (1.07%) e-Learning
12 7 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (0.83%) FMCG
12 7 (0.83%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 44 (5.24%) Android
2 39 (4.65%) Windows
3 38 (4.53%) Apple iOS
4 23 (2.74%) Linux
5 12 (1.43%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.19%) Unix
7 5 (0.60%) AIX
7 5 (0.60%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.60%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.48%) Solaris
8 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (34.56%) Agile
2 191 (22.77%) UX Design
3 175 (20.86%) Analytics
4 145 (17.28%) E-Commerce
5 144 (17.16%) Wireframes
6 121 (14.42%) Customer Experience
7 108 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
8 92 (10.97%) User Research
9 85 (10.13%) Prototyping
10 80 (9.54%) CRM
11 77 (9.18%) Scrum
12 66 (7.87%) Strategic Thinking
12 66 (7.87%) Time Management
13 60 (7.15%) Artificial Intelligence
14 59 (7.03%) Technology Strategy
14 59 (7.03%) User Stories
15 58 (6.91%) Usability Testing
16 55 (6.56%) Mobile Commerce
17 54 (6.44%) Workshop Facilitation
18 50 (5.96%) UX Research
Programming Languages
1 129 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 85 (10.13%) Java
3 68 (8.10%) SQL
4 36 (4.29%) Python
5 24 (2.86%) C#
5 24 (2.86%) TypeScript
6 22 (2.62%) PHP
7 18 (2.15%) ES6
8 17 (2.03%) Bash
9 14 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 13 (1.55%) R
11 8 (0.95%) ABAP
12 6 (0.72%) C
12 6 (0.72%) Perl
13 4 (0.48%) Ruby
14 3 (0.36%) Kotlin
14 3 (0.36%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.24%) AWK
15 2 (0.24%) Scala
15 2 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (7.87%) Degree
2 18 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.60%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.36%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.24%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.24%) CSPO
6 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.12%) CAPM
7 1 (0.12%) CCSK
7 1 (0.12%) CISM
7 1 (0.12%) CISSP
7 1 (0.12%) HND
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.12%) MCSE
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.12%) PMP
7 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (11.08%) Accessibility
2 40 (4.77%) WCAG
3 34 (4.05%) QA
4 17 (2.03%) GDPR
5 8 (0.95%) SLA
6 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.48%) WAI
7 2 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.24%) NIST
7 2 (0.24%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.31%) Docker
3 3 (0.36%) BitLocker
3 3 (0.36%) zsh
4 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.12%) Firmware
5 1 (0.12%) KVM
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (1.79%) Terraform
2 9 (1.07%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (0.72%) Opsgenie
3 6 (0.72%) SCCM
4 5 (0.60%) Ansible
5 3 (0.36%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.36%) vRealize
6 2 (0.24%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.24%) Grafana
6 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.24%) Puppet
7 1 (0.12%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.12%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 122 (14.54%) Salesforce.com
2 113 (13.47%) SAP
3 90 (10.73%) Microsoft
4 80 (9.54%) Google
5 55 (6.56%) NN4M
6 25 (2.98%) Tealium
7 22 (2.62%) Sitecore
8 21 (2.50%) Splunk
9 20 (2.38%) Oracle
10 16 (1.91%) ServiceNow
11 14 (1.67%) Apple
11 14 (1.67%) Informatica
11 14 (1.67%) MuleSoft
12 13 (1.55%) AppDynamics
12 13 (1.55%) Hotjar
13 9 (1.07%) Facebook
13 9 (1.07%) Optimizely
14 8 (0.95%) Dynatrace
14 8 (0.95%) Pega
14 8 (0.95%) Screaming Frog