The first table below looks at the demand for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 123 118 131
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% 0.32% 0.064%
As % of the Applications category 0.22% 1.98% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £210 £310
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -32.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
- +82.27%
Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
462 404 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.31% 16.06% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 115 149
Average daily rate £350 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 78 40
Average hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.27% +130.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £13.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £36.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Acrobat
South East

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Acrobat across the Berkshire region.

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat across the Berkshire region.

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - -
Reading - - - -
Acrobat
South East

Acrobat
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Acrobat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Acrobat.

1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (75.00%) InDesign
2 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Dreamweaver

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Acrobat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Acrobat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (75.00%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (75.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Graphic Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Photoshop Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe