Period
to 6 July 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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 230 207
Rank change year-on-year -1 -23 +17
Contract jobs citing Adobe 437 1,130 1,429
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 1.21% 1.37%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 2.85% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 665 938
Median daily rate £404 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £214
90th Percentile £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 42
Median hourly rate £21.75 £37.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +72.41% +34.43%
10th Percentile £15.40 £18.13 £13.05
90th Percentile £46.55 £51.00 £100.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £50.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -57.50% +150.00% +23.61%

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 17,864 39,694 43,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.07% 42.38% 41.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,633 24,715 26,878
Median daily rate £463 £454 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +0.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £250
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 751 1,399 1,597
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £12.38 £11.15 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year +11.43% +8.02% -1.82%

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 6 July 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 6 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Top 17 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 6 July 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 -15 388 £400 -5.88% 60
London -28 228 £410 -3.53% 17
UK excluding London +54 201 £400 - 50
South East +86 83 £406 -4.41% 12
Scotland +73 33 £418 +23.70% 4
North of England +39 28 £410 -1.80% 11
East of England +65 22 £250 -41.18% 7
Yorkshire +56 17 £421 +2.74% 4
South West +33 16 £375 -5.06% 4
Work from Home +8 15 £383 +38.46% 7
North West +43 10 £244 -42.65% 6
Midlands +63 9 £380 -5.00% 9
Wales +40 9 £538 +186.67% 2
West Midlands +43 8 £345 -13.75% 4
East Midlands +46 1 £500 +25.00% 5
North East +33 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland +14 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 141 (32.27%) User Experience
2 132 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (27.46%) Sketch
4 94 (21.51%) HTML
4 94 (21.51%) Marketing
5 83 (18.99%) CSS
6 80 (18.31%) InVision
7 78 (17.85%) JavaScript
8 74 (16.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 72 (16.48%) Wireframes
10 67 (15.33%) Analytics
11 66 (15.10%) Photoshop
12 59 (13.50%) Prototyping
13 56 (12.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 55 (12.59%) Finance
15 48 (10.98%) Microsoft Office
16 47 (10.76%) Microsoft
16 47 (10.76%) Adobe Illustrator
16 47 (10.76%) Axure RP
17 44 (10.07%) Google
17 44 (10.07%) Adobe XD
18 43 (9.84%) CRM
19 42 (9.61%) Degree
19 42 (9.61%) JIRA
20 40 (9.15%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
20 40 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
21 38 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
21 38 (8.70%) CMS
22 37 (8.47%) Windows
23 34 (7.78%) Scrum

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 74 (16.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 38 (8.70%) CMS
3 17 (3.89%) Confluence
4 16 (3.66%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.43%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.83%) SAP Portal
7 8 (1.83%) SAS
8 7 (1.60%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.60%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.14%) WordPress
11 4 (0.92%) Headless CMS
12 3 (0.69%) Anypoint
12 3 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.69%) Moodle
12 3 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.69%) WebSphere Process Server
13 2 (0.46%) Apache
Applications
1 120 (27.46%) Sketch
2 80 (18.31%) InVision
3 66 (15.10%) Photoshop
4 56 (12.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 48 (10.98%) Microsoft Office
6 47 (10.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 44 (10.07%) Adobe XD
8 26 (5.95%) Acrobat
8 26 (5.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 24 (5.49%) Adobe After Effects
9 24 (5.49%) Zeplin
10 22 (5.03%) Microsoft Excel
11 19 (4.35%) Figma
11 19 (4.35%) InDesign
12 18 (4.12%) Adobe Captivate
13 16 (3.66%) Microsoft Project
14 15 (3.43%) MS Visio
15 12 (2.75%) OmniGraffle
16 11 (2.52%) Adobe Premiere
17 7 (1.60%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 18 (4.12%) Adobe Campaign
2 11 (2.52%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (1.60%) Magento
4 7 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (1.60%) SAP PSCD
5 4 (0.92%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.92%) Workfront
6 3 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.69%) Shopify
7 2 (0.46%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.23%) SessionCam
8 1 (0.23%) Unica
8 1 (0.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 29 (6.64%) Google Analytics
3 28 (6.41%) Adobe Analytics
4 23 (5.26%) AWS
5 22 (5.03%) Azure
6 17 (3.89%) Office 365
7 12 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (2.75%) Serverless
8 9 (2.06%) Power Platform
9 8 (1.83%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.60%) GCP
10 7 (1.60%) OneDrive
11 6 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (1.14%) Google Docs
12 5 (1.14%) Slack
13 4 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.92%) AWS Step Functions
13 4 (0.92%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.66%) VPN
2 15 (3.43%) Internet
3 11 (2.52%) Skype
4 10 (2.29%) WebEx
5 9 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (1.83%) DNS
7 6 (1.37%) DHCP
7 6 (1.37%) HTTP
8 5 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.92%) VoIP
9 4 (0.92%) Wireless
10 3 (0.69%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.69%) Intranet
10 3 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.06%) Power BI
2 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.14%) MySQL
5 4 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (0.92%) Big Data
6 3 (0.69%) DB2
6 3 (0.69%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.23%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.23%) QlikView
8 1 (0.23%) Redis
8 1 (0.23%) SAS EBI
8 1 (0.23%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (0.23%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 47 (10.76%) Axure RP
2 42 (9.61%) JIRA
3 32 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 23 (5.26%) Balsamiq
5 11 (2.52%) Maven
6 8 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.60%) Gradle
7 7 (1.60%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.92%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.69%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (0.69%) JUnit
9 3 (0.69%) Selenium
10 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 94 (21.51%) Marketing
2 55 (12.59%) Finance
3 29 (6.64%) Retail
4 25 (5.72%) Public Sector
5 22 (5.03%) Banking
5 22 (5.03%) Publishing
6 11 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (2.29%) Advertising
8 9 (2.06%) Corporate Banking
8 9 (2.06%) Games
8 9 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.06%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.83%) Back Office
10 5 (1.14%) Electronics
10 5 (1.14%) Law
10 5 (1.14%) Legal
11 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.69%) Automotive
12 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 147 (33.64%) Designer
2 79 (18.08%) Developer
3 74 (16.93%) UX Designer
4 43 (9.84%) UI Designer
5 29 (6.64%) Analyst
6 24 (5.49%) UI/UX Designer
7 21 (4.81%) Visual Designer
8 19 (4.35%) Consultant
9 18 (4.12%) Architect
9 18 (4.12%) Desktop Support
10 17 (3.89%) Digital Designer
11 15 (3.43%) SAP Developer
11 15 (3.43%) Senior Designer
12 12 (2.75%) SQL Developer
13 11 (2.52%) ABAP Developer
14 10 (2.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 10 (2.29%) Project Manager
14 10 (2.29%) Senior Manager
14 10 (2.29%) Support Engineer
15 9 (2.06%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (21.51%) HTML
2 83 (18.99%) CSS
3 24 (5.49%) HTML5
4 18 (4.12%) .NET
4 18 (4.12%) CSS3
5 17 (3.89%) Web Services
6 14 (3.20%) ASP.NET
7 11 (2.52%) Middleware
7 11 (2.52%) WPF
7 11 (2.52%) XML
8 9 (2.06%) RESTful
8 9 (2.06%) Sass
8 9 (2.06%) Web Dynpro
9 8 (1.83%) Flash
9 8 (1.83%) JSON
9 8 (1.83%) React
9 8 (1.83%) Spring
10 7 (1.60%) Redux
11 5 (1.14%) Framer.js
11 5 (1.14%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 141 (32.27%) User Experience
2 22 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.03%) Mobile App
3 18 (4.12%) e-Learning
3 18 (4.12%) Social Media
4 16 (3.66%) W3C
5 13 (2.97%) Graphic Design
6 11 (2.52%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.29%) Video Editing
8 9 (2.06%) Animation
8 9 (2.06%) Marketing Technology
8 9 (2.06%) PDA
8 9 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.83%) Acoustics
10 7 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.37%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.37%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.37%) iPhone
11 6 (1.37%) Learning Management System
12 5 (1.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.47%) Windows
2 19 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 18 (4.12%) Android
4 16 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.97%) Windows 10
6 11 (2.52%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.06%) Linux
7 9 (2.06%) Windows 2000
7 9 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.06%) Windows Vista
7 9 (2.06%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.37%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.14%) Unix
10 4 (0.92%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (16.48%) Wireframes
3 67 (15.33%) Analytics
4 59 (13.50%) Prototyping
5 43 (9.84%) CRM
6 40 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
6 40 (9.15%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 34 (7.78%) Scrum
8 29 (6.64%) E-Commerce
9 28 (6.41%) Workflow
10 26 (5.95%) Digital Marketing
10 26 (5.95%) Front End Development
10 26 (5.95%) SEO
11 24 (5.49%) DevOps
12 22 (5.03%) Content Management
12 22 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (4.81%) Web Development
14 18 (4.12%) Software Engineering
14 18 (4.12%) User Stories
14 18 (4.12%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 78 (17.85%) JavaScript
2 33 (7.55%) Java
3 30 (6.86%) SQL
4 19 (4.35%) C#
5 12 (2.75%) ABAP
5 12 (2.75%) PowerShell
5 12 (2.75%) Python
6 11 (2.52%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.83%) C
8 6 (1.37%) ES6
9 4 (0.92%) Java 8
10 3 (0.69%) PHP
11 2 (0.46%) Groovy
11 2 (0.46%) R
11 2 (0.46%) Ruby
12 1 (0.23%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.23%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.23%) Scala
12 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (9.61%) Degree
2 7 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.92%) DBS Check
4 4 (0.92%) Postgraduate
4 4 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.46%) CIPD
6 2 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.46%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.23%) HNC
7 1 (0.23%) HND
7 1 (0.23%) MCSE
7 1 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.06%) GDPR
2 8 (1.83%) QA
3 7 (1.60%) Solvency II
4 5 (1.14%) SLA
5 4 (0.92%) P3O
5 4 (0.92%) WCAG
6 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.69%) Docker
2 3 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (2.29%) SCCM
2 9 (2.06%) ServiceCenter
2 9 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.37%) Jamf Pro
4 5 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.69%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
6 2 (0.46%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.46%) Ansible
6 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.46%) Terraform
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.23%) Puppet
7 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 47 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.07%) Google
3 30 (6.86%) SAP
4 21 (4.81%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (3.20%) Tableau
6 11 (2.52%) HP
6 11 (2.52%) IBM
7 10 (2.29%) Oracle
7 10 (2.29%) Remedy
8 9 (2.06%) Apple
8 9 (2.06%) Bomgar
8 9 (2.06%) Peregrine
8 9 (2.06%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.83%) Cisco
9 8 (1.83%) Citrix
9 8 (1.83%) hybris
9 8 (1.83%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 8 (1.83%) webMethods
10 5 (1.14%) Gigya
11 4 (0.92%) VMware