The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% - -
As % of the Applications category 1.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £160 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £152 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £26.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-36.64% +73.12%
Acrobat
West Midlands

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
101 90 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.92% 12.33% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 56 49
Median daily rate £275 £356 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% +29.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 18
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.21 £11.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% +21.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.78 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Acrobat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Acrobat
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Typography
2 1 (50.00%) Infographics
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) InDesign
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) Video Editing
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) InDesign
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Creative Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Creative Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Infographics
1 1 (50.00%) Typography
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft