The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Acrobat
London / City of London
Rank 148 149 191
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +42
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% 0.032% 0.058%
As % of the Applications category 0.70% 0.28% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £180 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £130 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -51.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
285 355 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.62% 11.31% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 252 385
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 19
Median hourly rate £19.75 £14.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.20% -2.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £9.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £24.00 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +13.79%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Acrobat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Acrobat
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Animation
1 2 (100.00%) FMCG
1 2 (100.00%) Brand Management

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Animation
1 2 (100.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Brand Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft