The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 609 612 577
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -35
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 12 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.050% 0.045%
As % of the Applications category 0.22% 0.42% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 7
Median daily rate £283 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £147 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £238 -
% change year-on-year
-36.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +17.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £72.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-81.72% +314.28%
Acrobat
UK

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

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5342 6170 6500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.73% 11.93% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3171 3648 3608
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 595 703
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.21 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in England

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in England

Acrobat
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Acrobat across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Acrobat Daily Rate Histogram in England

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in England

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -10 6 £400 +39.13% 2
West Midlands - 2 £160 - 1
East of England +20 1 - -
South East +10 1 £150 -
South West +4 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Acrobat
UK

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 29 (85.29%) Adobe
2 17 (50.00%) MS Office
2 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 13 (38.24%) Windows
5 9 (26.47%) Internet
5 9 (26.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (23.53%) Photoshop
6 8 (23.53%) VPN
7 7 (20.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
8 6 (17.65%) Windows 2000
9 5 (14.71%) DameWare
9 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
9 5 (14.71%) Lotus
9 5 (14.71%) IBM Notes
9 5 (14.71%) CSS
9 5 (14.71%) HTML
9 5 (14.71%) Java
9 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
9 5 (14.71%) BMC
9 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
9 5 (14.71%) BMC Marimba
9 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
9 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
10 4 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (11.76%) Social Media
10 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
10 4 (11.76%) Publishing
10 4 (11.76%) Content Management

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) IBM Notes
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
2 3 (8.82%) Moodle
2 3 (8.82%) WordPress
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
Applications
1 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 17 (50.00%) MS Office
2 9 (26.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (23.53%) Photoshop
4 7 (20.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
6 3 (8.82%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (8.82%) MS Project
7 2 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (5.88%) AutoCAD
7 2 (5.88%) Fireworks
7 2 (5.88%) FrameMaker
8 1 (2.94%) InDesign
8 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.88%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Internet
2 8 (23.53%) VPN
3 4 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.82%) DHCP
5 2 (5.88%) 4G
5 2 (5.88%) Firewall
5 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (2.94%) WebEx
6 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Publishing
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Games
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.94%) Automotive
5 1 (2.94%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Author
1 10 (29.41%) Technical Author
2 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) Designer
3 5 (14.71%) Service Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 4 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) CSS
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) HTML5
2 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Social Media
2 3 (8.82%) e-Learning
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Derivative
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Online Games
3 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) PDA
4 1 (2.94%) Video Editing
4 1 (2.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows 2000
3 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 4 (11.76%) Change Management
2 4 (11.76%) Content Management
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) ITSM
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
3 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.82%) Web Design
4 2 (5.88%) Content Development
4 2 (5.88%) Document Management
4 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.88%) Time Management
4 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.94%) Change Control
5 1 (2.94%) Infographics
5 1 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (2.94%) Typography
5 1 (2.94%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (2.94%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) C
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) GCP
2 1 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) BMC Marimba
1 5 (14.71%) DameWare
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Adobe
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) BMC
3 5 (14.71%) Lotus
4 4 (11.76%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (8.82%) Apple
5 3 (8.82%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) Bomgar
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Peregrine
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