The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Acrobat
England / East of England
Rank 118 124 125
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.086% 0.19%
As % of the Applications category 1.30% 0.63% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £130 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -51.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.55 £13.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.66%

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

Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
231 315 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.64% 13.60% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 155 150
Median daily rate £300 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £145 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 81 69
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 2 £275 - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 1 - -
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MOS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MOS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft