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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 230 218
Rank change year-on-year +44 -12  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 630 577 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 1.08% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 3.17% 2.46% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 404 328
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £303 £319
% change year-on-year +15.51% -4.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 44
Median hourly rate £16.18 £29.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.20% +78.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.20 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.81 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -46.06% +87.50%  

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 19880 23441 24407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.09% 43.75% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12294 14240 13819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 708 804 1038
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +34 597 £400 +3.22% 192
London +4 353 £425 +3.03% 90
South East +29 88 £350 +47.36% 19
East of England +19 46 £350 +7.69% 17
North West +50 39 £300 +9.09% 19
City of London -16 38 £513 +28.12% 21
Essex +23 30 £350 +21.73% 7
Manchester +32 25 £300 +33.33% 15
Berkshire +32 21 £250 +177.77% 4
Surrey +29 21 £388 +29.16% 3
Yorkshire +23 20 £406 +12.06% 9
Scotland +26 19 £500 +48.14% 4
Kent +26 17 £350 +9.37%
East Midlands +2 17 £320 -28.88% 14
Leicestershire +16 16 £320 -36.00% 5
West Midlands +9 16 £420 +12.00% 7
Leicester - 15 £348 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 13 £406 +12.06% 5
Glasgow +14 12 £475 +76.74%
Merseyside +12 12 £290 +28.88% 1
Leeds +9 12 £413 +13.79% 4
Hampshire +1 11 £350 - 5
Buckinghamshire -2 11 £248 -1.00% 2
South West -2 11 £400 +23.07% 14
Reading +25 10 £115 -20.68%
Cambridgeshire +9 9 £425 - 2
Uxbridge +11 8 - -
Bracknell - 8 £500 -
Staines - 8 £400 -
Bristol +8 7 £425 +41.66% 3

Adobe
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 494 (38.35%) HTML
2 436 (33.85%) CSS
3 412 (31.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 409 (31.75%) JavaScript
4 409 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
5 320 (24.84%) Marketing
6 312 (24.22%) User Experience
7 259 (20.11%) Java
8 218 (16.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 217 (16.85%) Photoshop
10 209 (16.23%) Analytics
11 197 (15.30%) CMS
12 181 (14.05%) XML
13 179 (13.90%) Finance
14 178 (13.82%) SQL
15 167 (12.97%) HTML5
16 142 (11.02%) jQuery
17 135 (10.48%) Adobe Illustrator
18 132 (10.25%) Content Management
19 130 (10.09%) E-Commerce
20 124 (9.63%) CSS3
21 121 (9.39%) Wireframes
22 120 (9.32%) AngularJS
23 117 (9.08%) Web Services
24 115 (8.93%) Front End Development
25 113 (8.77%) Google
26 109 (8.46%) JSON
27 106 (8.23%) Adobe Analytics
27 106 (8.23%) Oracle
28 105 (8.15%) OO

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
1 412 (31.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 197 (15.30%) CMS
3 62 (4.81%) Apache
4 33 (2.56%) WordPress
5 32 (2.48%) Apache Solr
6 27 (2.10%) Confluence
7 24 (1.86%) SharePoint
8 22 (1.71%) SAS
8 22 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 19 (1.48%) LiveCycle
10 17 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (1.24%) JBoss
12 14 (1.09%) Tomcat
12 14 (1.09%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (0.78%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.70%) Drupal
14 9 (0.70%) IIS
15 7 (0.54%) Marvel
Applications
1 218 (16.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 217 (16.85%) Photoshop
3 135 (10.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 65 (5.05%) MS Office
5 63 (4.89%) MS Excel
6 57 (4.43%) InDesign
7 54 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 48 (3.73%) MS Visio
9 38 (2.95%) OmniGraffle
10 36 (2.80%) InVision
11 24 (1.86%) Adobe Captivate
12 18 (1.40%) Acrobat
13 16 (1.24%) Adobe After Effects
13 16 (1.24%) Adobe Premiere
14 13 (1.01%) MS Project
15 9 (0.70%) CINEMA 4D
16 7 (0.54%) FrameMaker
17 6 (0.47%) UXPin
18 5 (0.39%) SPSS
19 4 (0.31%) Maya
Business Applications
1 92 (7.14%) Adobe Campaign
2 28 (2.17%) Unica
3 18 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.54%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.54%) SAP FI
4 7 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.47%) Sprinklr
5 6 (0.47%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.39%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (0.31%) Murex MxG2000
7 4 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.23%) Revive Adserver
8 3 (0.23%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.23%) SAP Retail
8 3 (0.23%) Staffware
9 2 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.16%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.078%) Infor CRM
10 1 (0.078%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (8.23%) Adobe Analytics
2 59 (4.58%) Google Analytics
3 34 (2.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 19 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.48%) Google Tag Manager
5 14 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.78%) Office 365
7 8 (0.62%) GitHub
8 7 (0.54%) Yammer
9 6 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.47%) SaaS
10 5 (0.39%) G Suite
11 3 (0.23%) AdWords
11 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.23%) Google Drive
11 3 (0.23%) SmartFocus
12 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.16%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.17%) HTTP
2 24 (1.86%) Internet
3 15 (1.16%) WebEx
4 13 (1.01%) DNS
5 12 (0.93%) SMS
5 12 (0.93%) SSL
6 11 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.78%) Intranet
8 8 (0.62%) LDAP
9 6 (0.47%) DHCP
10 5 (0.39%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.39%) VPN
11 4 (0.31%) Network Security
11 4 (0.31%) snoop
11 4 (0.31%) VoIP
12 2 (0.16%) LAN
12 2 (0.16%) Skype
12 2 (0.16%) WAN
13 1 (0.078%) Broadband
13 1 (0.078%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (4.43%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.48%) MySQL
3 31 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 27 (2.10%) Big Data
5 26 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
6 25 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (1.86%) RDBMS
8 20 (1.55%) MongoDB
9 17 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (1.24%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.01%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.78%) Jackrabbit
12 10 (0.78%) MS Access
13 8 (0.62%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.54%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (0.39%) Endeca
16 5 (0.39%) QlikView
17 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (7.53%) Axure RP
2 53 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 48 (3.73%) Maven
4 44 (3.42%) JIRA
5 43 (3.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 38 (2.95%) Jenkins
7 32 (2.48%) Eclipse
8 29 (2.25%) Dreamweaver
8 29 (2.25%) Subversion
9 22 (1.71%) Selenium
10 21 (1.63%) Grunt
11 18 (1.40%) Jasmine
12 17 (1.32%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.01%) gulp
14 12 (0.93%) Ant
14 12 (0.93%) Gradle
14 12 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
15 11 (0.85%) IntelliJ
15 11 (0.85%) JUnit
16 10 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 320 (24.84%) Marketing
2 179 (13.90%) Finance
3 100 (7.76%) Retail
4 96 (7.45%) Banking
5 40 (3.11%) Publishing
6 30 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.86%) Advertising
9 23 (1.79%) Legal
10 17 (1.32%) Games
11 15 (1.16%) Retail Banking
12 14 (1.09%) Automotive
13 13 (1.01%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.85%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.78%) Front Office
16 7 (0.54%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.47%) Electronics
17 6 (0.47%) German Language
18 5 (0.39%) Japanese Language
19 4 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 459 (35.64%) Developer
2 269 (20.89%) Designer
3 122 (9.47%) Architect
4 109 (8.46%) UX Designer
5 104 (8.07%) UI Designer
6 96 (7.45%) Analyst
7 81 (6.29%) Java Developer
8 72 (5.59%) Consultant
9 67 (5.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 55 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
11 48 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
12 45 (3.49%) UI/UX Designer
13 43 (3.34%) Visual Designer
14 41 (3.18%) UI Developer
15 36 (2.80%) HTML Developer
16 34 (2.64%) Web Designer
17 32 (2.48%) HTML CSS Developer
18 31 (2.41%) Business Analyst
19 30 (2.33%) Digital Analyst
20 28 (2.17%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 494 (38.35%) HTML
2 436 (33.85%) CSS
3 181 (14.05%) XML
4 167 (12.97%) HTML5
5 142 (11.02%) jQuery
6 124 (9.63%) CSS3
7 120 (9.32%) AngularJS
8 117 (9.08%) Web Services
9 109 (8.46%) JSON
10 99 (7.69%) J2EE
11 86 (6.68%) RESTful
12 80 (6.21%) .NET
13 78 (6.06%) Spring
14 74 (5.75%) SOAP
15 68 (5.28%) Hibernate
16 60 (4.66%) Apache Sling
17 57 (4.43%) Ajax
17 57 (4.43%) Apache Felix
18 52 (4.04%) OSGi
19 50 (3.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 312 (24.22%) User Experience
2 98 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (5.20%) Social Media
4 58 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 41 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 25 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (1.94%) iPad
7 21 (1.63%) e-Learning
7 21 (1.63%) Graphic Design
8 20 (1.55%) Animation
9 19 (1.48%) Digital Media
9 19 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.09%) W3C
11 13 (1.01%) Virtual Team
12 12 (0.93%) Motion Graphics
13 10 (0.78%) SCORM
14 9 (0.70%) Fintech
14 9 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.70%) Video Editing
15 8 (0.62%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 73 (5.67%) Apple iOS
2 72 (5.59%) Windows
3 71 (5.51%) Android
4 63 (4.89%) Linux
5 48 (3.73%) Unix
6 24 (1.86%) Windows 7
7 19 (1.48%) Windows Server
8 13 (1.01%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.62%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.23%) AIX
13 3 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.23%) zOS
14 2 (0.16%) Solaris
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (16.23%) Analytics
3 132 (10.25%) Content Management
4 130 (10.09%) E-Commerce
5 121 (9.39%) Wireframes
6 115 (8.93%) Front End Development
7 105 (8.15%) OO
8 90 (6.99%) CRM
9 88 (6.83%) Web Development
10 86 (6.68%) Prototyping
11 80 (6.21%) Digital Marketing
11 80 (6.21%) Scrum
12 78 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
13 77 (5.98%) Project Management
14 68 (5.28%) SOA
15 66 (5.12%) Web Analytics
16 65 (5.05%) Visualisation
17 62 (4.81%) MVC
18 59 (4.58%) Migration
19 58 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 409 (31.75%) JavaScript
2 259 (20.11%) Java
3 178 (13.82%) SQL
4 72 (5.59%) PHP
5 38 (2.95%) C#
6 29 (2.25%) ABAP
7 23 (1.79%) Python
8 18 (1.40%) ActionScript
9 14 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 14 (1.09%) XAML
10 9 (0.70%) Groovy
10 9 (0.70%) Ruby
11 8 (0.62%) C
11 8 (0.62%) Perl
12 7 (0.54%) Scala
13 6 (0.47%) ES6
13 6 (0.47%) R
13 6 (0.47%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.39%) C++
14 5 (0.39%) Jython
Qualifications
1 99 (7.69%) Degree
2 29 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 12 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.78%) ISEB
5 8 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.31%) MCSE
7 4 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.31%) PMP
8 3 (0.23%) APMG
8 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.23%) MOS
8 3 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.16%) HNC
9 2 (0.16%) MCTS
10 1 (0.078%) CISSP
10 1 (0.078%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.078%) MCP
10 1 (0.078%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.86%) QA
2 8 (0.62%) Actionable Recommendations
3 5 (0.39%) SLA
4 4 (0.31%) MiFID
5 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.23%) WCAG
6 1 (0.078%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.078%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.078%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.078%) PMO
6 1 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.54%) Docker
3 6 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.16%) StorNext
5 2 (0.16%) Xsan
6 1 (0.078%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.078%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.078%) HDFS
6 1 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.078%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.078%) vCloud
6 1 (0.078%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.078%) vSphere
6 1 (0.078%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (0.78%) Puppet
2 9 (0.70%) SCCM
2 9 (0.70%) TeamSite
3 5 (0.39%) Kibana
4 4 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.31%) OpenSSO
5 3 (0.23%) Ansible
5 3 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.23%) Grafana
5 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.23%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.16%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.078%) DameWare
7 1 (0.078%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.078%) logstash
7 1 (0.078%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.078%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.078%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 113 (8.77%) Google
2 106 (8.23%) Oracle
3 97 (7.53%) Microsoft
4 63 (4.89%) SAP
5 40 (3.11%) IBM
6 27 (2.10%) Tableau
7 26 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (1.86%) Omniture
9 23 (1.79%) Apple
10 16 (1.24%) Sybase
11 14 (1.09%) hybris
11 14 (1.09%) Sitecore
12 13 (1.01%) ATG
13 12 (0.93%) Cognos
14 11 (0.85%) webMethods
15 10 (0.78%) Citrix
16 9 (0.70%) Cisco
17 8 (0.62%) Atlassian
17 8 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
17 8 (0.62%) VMware
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £140.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Midlands
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + 6 month contract
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £120 per day + Free Lunch + Free Parking
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
SidTech Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Wiser Digital
Rate: £200 - £350 per day D.O.E.
Posted: 23 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £160 - £180 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago