The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Acrobat
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.23%
As % of the Applications category - - 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £255
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +15.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.84 £8.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+215.70% -76.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
104 89 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.79% 13.88% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 40 23
Average daily rate £350 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £172 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £11.00 £11.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £16.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham