The first table below looks at the demand for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 1 August 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 City of London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 188 214 222
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.085% 0.051%
As % of the Applications category 0.58% 0.69% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate
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- £277 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £305 £173
% change year-on-year
- +76.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - -
Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
694 870 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.04% 12.27% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 580 659
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £186 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 51 61
Average hourly rate £20.25 £19.50 £17.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £13.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £34.52 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Acrobat
London

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe
2 4 (80.00%) Intranet
2 4 (80.00%) SEO
2 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) WordPress
2 4 (80.00%) Social Media
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (20.00%) InDesign
3 1 (20.00%) Banking

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (20.00%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SEO
1 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft