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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 612 611 595
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 16 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.043% 0.044%
As % of the Applications category 0.29% 0.37% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 7
Median daily rate £280 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £135 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £143 £290
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -50.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £16.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.46% -27.77%
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
5447 6240 6586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.85% 11.74% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3228 3704 3731
Median daily rate £350 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 599 667
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.30 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.39%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -21 9 £388 +10.71%
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £160 -
South East +6 1 £150 -
Yorkshire +3 1 £380 -
South West - 1 - -
Acrobat
UK

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 25 (80.65%) Adobe
2 16 (51.61%) MS Office
3 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
4 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
5 12 (38.71%) Windows
6 9 (29.03%) Photoshop
7 8 (25.81%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (25.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (19.35%) Internet
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 6 (19.35%) VPN
9 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
9 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
9 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
9 5 (16.13%) CSS
9 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000
9 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
10 4 (12.90%) DameWare
10 4 (12.90%) Change Management
10 4 (12.90%) BMC
10 4 (12.90%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (12.90%) IBM Notes
10 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
10 4 (12.90%) Lotus
10 4 (12.90%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (12.90%) Content Management
10 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development

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 4 (12.90%) IBM Notes
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
2 3 (9.68%) Moodle
2 3 (9.68%) WordPress
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
Applications
1 16 (51.61%) MS Office
2 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
3 9 (29.03%) Photoshop
4 8 (25.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (25.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
6 3 (9.68%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (9.68%) FrameMaker
7 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (6.45%) AutoCAD
7 2 (6.45%) Fireworks
7 2 (6.45%) MS Project
8 1 (3.23%) InDesign
8 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Primavera
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
1 6 (19.35%) VPN
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) WebEx
4 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Publishing
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Author
1 8 (25.81%) Technical Author
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (19.35%) Designer
3 6 (19.35%) Service Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Support
5 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) CSS
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Social Media
2 3 (9.68%) e-Learning
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Derivative
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) PDA
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Video Editing
4 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000
2 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.68%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) Content Management
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Time Management
4 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.68%) Web Design
5 2 (6.45%) Content Development
5 2 (6.45%) Document Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) ITSM
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.23%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) GCP
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (12.90%) DameWare
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Adobe
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) BMC
3 4 (12.90%) Lotus
3 4 (12.90%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) Bomgar
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Peregrine
5 1 (3.23%) Remedy