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 23 May 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
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 236 171
Rank change year-on-year +38 -65  
Contract jobs citing Adobe 549 555 761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.04% 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 2.33% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 369 419
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £575 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 38
Median hourly rate £16.18 £22.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.28% +39.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.15 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £54.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £22.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -27.28% +39.06%  

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 19577 23800 24676
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.68% 44.52% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11901 14645 14199
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year +3.89% +4.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 638 797 1129
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11%  

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +32 520 £400 - 217
London -9 320 £425 +6.25% 104
South East +51 77 £363 +28.88% 32
North West +38 32 £300 - 17
East of England +14 25 £375 +87.50% 7
City of London -20 24 £488 +21.87% 28
Manchester +30 20 £300 -4.00% 14
Surrey +20 20 £361 +20.41% 5
Yorkshire +19 20 £363 -3.33% 15
Berkshire +27 19 £500 +50.94% 10
East Midlands +1 17 £320 -28.88% 16
Scotland +45 15 £425 +19.29% 6
South West +25 14 £345 +2.22% 8
Reading +30 13 £238 -28.30% 3
Glasgow +15 13 £475 +52.00% 3
Leicestershire +6 13 £320 -28.88% 3
Leicester +7 12 £320 -28.88% 1
Essex - 12 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire +17 11 £365 -2.66% 5
West Sussex +30 10 £488 +95.30% 1
South Wales +16 10 £315 +5.00%
Cardiff +14 10 £315 +5.00%
Wales +12 10 £315 +5.00% 1
Leeds +9 10 £380 +1.33% 4
Hampshire +15 9 £364 -3.00% 7
Worthing +36 8 £488 - 1
West Midlands +13 8 £500 +20.48% 18
Merseyside +2 7 £350 - 1
Uxbridge +2 7 - -
Kent +9 6 £400 +50.94% 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 452 (37.36%) HTML
2 402 (33.22%) CSS
3 390 (32.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 379 (31.32%) JavaScript
5 377 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
6 305 (25.21%) Marketing
7 284 (23.47%) User Experience
8 220 (18.18%) Java
9 210 (17.36%) Photoshop
10 207 (17.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 202 (16.69%) CMS
12 187 (15.45%) Analytics
13 181 (14.96%) HTML5
14 155 (12.81%) Finance
15 141 (11.65%) jQuery
15 141 (11.65%) Front End Development
16 139 (11.49%) XML
16 139 (11.49%) E-Commerce
17 138 (11.40%) AngularJS
18 137 (11.32%) CSS3
19 131 (10.83%) SQL
19 131 (10.83%) Adobe Illustrator
20 124 (10.25%) Content Management
21 108 (8.93%) Google
22 107 (8.84%) Adobe Analytics
23 102 (8.43%) Microsoft
24 101 (8.35%) Retail
25 100 (8.26%) Web Services
25 100 (8.26%) Wireframes
26 90 (7.44%) Oracle

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
1 390 (32.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 202 (16.69%) CMS
3 61 (5.04%) Apache
4 39 (3.22%) WordPress
5 33 (2.73%) WebSphere
6 29 (2.40%) Confluence
7 26 (2.15%) Apache Solr
8 24 (1.98%) SAS
9 23 (1.90%) JBoss
10 21 (1.74%) WebLogic
11 19 (1.57%) SharePoint
11 19 (1.57%) Tomcat
12 16 (1.32%) LiveCycle
12 16 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.91%) Drupal
14 10 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.74%) IIS
16 8 (0.66%) CoreMedia CMS
16 8 (0.66%) nginx
17 7 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 210 (17.36%) Photoshop
2 207 (17.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 131 (10.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 65 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
5 54 (4.46%) InDesign
6 49 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 45 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
8 42 (3.47%) MS Visio
9 41 (3.39%) InVision
10 36 (2.98%) OmniGraffle
11 21 (1.74%) Acrobat
12 20 (1.65%) Adobe After Effects
13 18 (1.49%) Adobe Captivate
14 13 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
15 11 (0.91%) Adobe Premiere
15 11 (0.91%) CINEMA 4D
16 8 (0.66%) UXPin
17 7 (0.58%) FrameMaker
18 3 (0.25%) Fireworks
18 3 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 55 (4.55%) Adobe Campaign
2 15 (1.24%) Unica
3 13 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.58%) Eloqua
4 7 (0.58%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.58%) SAP FI
4 7 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.58%) SAP PSCD
5 5 (0.41%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.33%) Murex MxG2000
7 3 (0.25%) Data Workbench
7 3 (0.25%) Revive Adserver
7 3 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.25%) Staffware
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.17%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 107 (8.84%) Adobe Analytics
2 54 (4.46%) Google Analytics
3 50 (4.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 24 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (1.57%) Google Tag Manager
6 12 (0.99%) GitHub
7 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.66%) Office 365
9 8 (0.66%) SaaS
10 7 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.50%) G Suite
12 5 (0.41%) Yammer
13 4 (0.33%) Google Drive
14 3 (0.25%) AdWords
14 3 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.25%) BrowserStack
14 3 (0.25%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.73%) HTTP
2 21 (1.74%) Internet
2 21 (1.74%) WebEx
3 19 (1.57%) DNS
4 18 (1.49%) SSL
4 18 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.83%) Intranet
6 8 (0.66%) DHCP
6 8 (0.66%) LDAP
7 6 (0.50%) Network Security
7 6 (0.50%) SMS
7 6 (0.50%) VoIP
8 4 (0.33%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.33%) VPN
9 3 (0.25%) LAN
10 2 (0.17%) Skype
10 2 (0.17%) WAN
11 1 (0.083%) DKIM
11 1 (0.083%) DMARC
11 1 (0.083%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.40%) MySQL
3 26 (2.15%) MongoDB
4 22 (1.82%) Big Data
5 15 (1.24%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.16%) NoSQL
7 12 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 10 (0.83%) MS Access
8 10 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.66%) Data Mining
9 8 (0.66%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.58%) Jackrabbit
10 7 (0.58%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.50%) Power BI
11 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 85 (7.02%) Axure RP
2 46 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 45 (3.72%) JIRA
4 44 (3.64%) Maven
5 38 (3.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 35 (2.89%) Jenkins
7 31 (2.56%) Selenium
8 29 (2.40%) Dreamweaver
9 28 (2.31%) Eclipse
10 23 (1.90%) Grunt
11 22 (1.82%) gulp
12 21 (1.74%) Subversion
13 19 (1.57%) JUnit
14 17 (1.40%) IntelliJ
15 16 (1.32%) Jasmine
16 14 (1.16%) Ant
17 13 (1.07%) Gradle
18 12 (0.99%) Karma Test Runner
19 10 (0.83%) Cucumber
19 10 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 305 (25.21%) Marketing
2 155 (12.81%) Finance
3 101 (8.35%) Retail
4 74 (6.12%) Banking
5 43 (3.55%) Publishing
6 33 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.98%) Advertising
8 19 (1.57%) Legal
9 18 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.32%) Retail Banking
11 13 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.99%) Games
13 8 (0.66%) Automotive
14 7 (0.58%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.50%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.50%) Electronics
16 5 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.41%) Front Office
16 5 (0.41%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.41%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 430 (35.54%) Developer
2 258 (21.32%) Designer
3 112 (9.26%) UI Designer
4 97 (8.02%) UX Designer
5 94 (7.77%) Architect
6 81 (6.69%) Analyst
7 78 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 72 (5.95%) Java Developer
9 54 (4.46%) Consultant
9 54 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
10 49 (4.05%) UI/UX Designer
11 45 (3.72%) Visual Designer
12 44 (3.64%) UI Developer
13 38 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
14 34 (2.81%) HTML Developer
15 33 (2.73%) Web Designer
16 31 (2.56%) HTML CSS Developer
16 31 (2.56%) Senior Developer
17 29 (2.40%) Digital Designer
17 29 (2.40%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (37.36%) HTML
2 402 (33.22%) CSS
3 181 (14.96%) HTML5
4 141 (11.65%) jQuery
5 139 (11.49%) XML
6 138 (11.40%) AngularJS
7 137 (11.32%) CSS3
8 100 (8.26%) Web Services
9 81 (6.69%) JSON
10 76 (6.28%) J2EE
11 75 (6.20%) Spring
12 63 (5.21%) SOAP
13 60 (4.96%) REST
14 59 (4.88%) .NET
15 58 (4.79%) RESTful
16 54 (4.46%) Hibernate
17 49 (4.05%) React
18 46 (3.80%) JSP
18 46 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 44 (3.64%) Apache Sling
Miscellaneous
1 284 (23.47%) User Experience
2 81 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 49 (4.05%) Social Media
5 26 (2.15%) iPad
6 24 (1.98%) Digital Media
7 23 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 21 (1.74%) Graphic Design
9 18 (1.49%) FMCG
10 17 (1.40%) Animation
11 16 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (1.32%) W3C
12 15 (1.24%) e-Learning
12 15 (1.24%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.74%) Motion Graphics
15 8 (0.66%) Data Centre
15 8 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.66%) Video Editing
15 8 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (5.54%) Linux
1 67 (5.54%) Windows
2 58 (4.79%) Apple iOS
3 55 (4.55%) Android
4 43 (3.55%) Unix
5 24 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.07%) Windows 10
7 12 (0.99%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.66%) Mac OS
8 8 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.25%) AIX
11 3 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.25%) zOS
12 2 (0.17%) Solaris
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (15.45%) Analytics
3 141 (11.65%) Front End Development
4 139 (11.49%) E-Commerce
5 124 (10.25%) Content Management
6 100 (8.26%) Wireframes
7 76 (6.28%) Scrum
8 71 (5.87%) OO
8 71 (5.87%) Prototyping
9 69 (5.70%) Digital Marketing
10 65 (5.37%) Web Development
11 63 (5.21%) Project Management
12 62 (5.12%) MVC
12 62 (5.12%) Responsive Web Design
13 58 (4.79%) Visualisation
14 57 (4.71%) CRM
14 57 (4.71%) Web Analytics
15 54 (4.46%) DevOps
16 52 (4.30%) Data Visualisation
16 52 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 379 (31.32%) JavaScript
2 220 (18.18%) Java
3 131 (10.83%) SQL
4 59 (4.88%) PHP
5 46 (3.80%) C#
6 27 (2.23%) Python
7 21 (1.74%) ABAP
8 15 (1.24%) Perl
8 15 (1.24%) Ruby
8 15 (1.24%) XAML
9 14 (1.16%) Groovy
9 14 (1.16%) Scala
10 11 (0.91%) ES6
11 10 (0.83%) ActionScript
12 8 (0.66%) C
12 8 (0.66%) Haskell
12 8 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.58%) C++
13 7 (0.58%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 70 (5.79%) Degree
2 16 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (0.74%) ISEB
5 7 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.33%) MCSE
9 3 (0.25%) APMG
10 2 (0.17%) CISA
10 2 (0.17%) CISM
10 2 (0.17%) CISSP
10 2 (0.17%) HNC
10 2 (0.17%) MCTS
10 2 (0.17%) MOS
10 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.083%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.083%) HND
11 1 (0.083%) MCDST
11 1 (0.083%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.74%) QA
2 7 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.50%) WCAG
4 5 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.33%) MiFID
6 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.25%) SLA
7 2 (0.17%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.17%) PMO
8 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.24%) Docker
3 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.25%) vSphere
5 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.17%) HDFS
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.083%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.083%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.083%) vCloud
6 1 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.083%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (1.40%) Puppet
2 12 (0.99%) Kibana
3 8 (0.66%) Grafana
4 7 (0.58%) SCCM
5 4 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (0.25%) logstash
6 3 (0.25%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.25%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.17%) vMotion
8 1 (0.083%) Ansible
8 1 (0.083%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.083%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.083%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.083%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.083%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 108 (8.93%) Google
2 102 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 90 (7.44%) Oracle
4 61 (5.04%) SAP
5 46 (3.80%) IBM
6 24 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (1.82%) Apple
7 22 (1.82%) Tableau
8 20 (1.65%) Omniture
8 20 (1.65%) Sitecore
9 18 (1.49%) VMware
10 16 (1.32%) webMethods
11 13 (1.07%) Symantec
12 12 (0.99%) Cognos
13 11 (0.91%) HP
13 11 (0.91%) hybris
13 11 (0.91%) Sybase
14 10 (0.83%) Cisco
15 9 (0.74%) Citrix
15 9 (0.74%) TIBCO
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