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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 596 586 569
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 8 44 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.087% 0.097%
As % of the Applications category 0.17% 0.77% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 28 28
Median daily rate £218 £170 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.94% -44.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £120 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £425 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £130 £273
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -52.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £14.53 £12.92 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% -27.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £9.00 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £20.45 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £9.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+61.38% -48.57%
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
4745 5692 6655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.35% 11.32% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2824 3321 3840
Median daily rate £373 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 548 701
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.05 £27.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -

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
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 11 December 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
South East +10 3 £155 +19.23% 3
London -5 2 - -
East of England - 2 £275 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Acrobat
UK

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 20 (86.96%) Adobe
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Photoshop
2 9 (39.13%) MS Office
2 9 (39.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
4 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 4 (17.39%) Publishing
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 4 (17.39%) Internet
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (17.39%) SLA
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) FrameMaker
6 3 (13.04%) Social Media
6 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (13.04%) Marketing
6 3 (13.04%) Time Management
6 3 (13.04%) WordPress
6 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
6 3 (13.04%) Office 365
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (8.70%) Content 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 3 (13.04%) WordPress
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Moodle
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (39.13%) MS Office
1 9 (39.13%) Photoshop
2 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.04%) FrameMaker
3 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (8.70%) Camtasia
4 2 (8.70%) Fireworks
5 1 (4.35%) InDesign
5 1 (4.35%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (17.39%) Publishing
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Games
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Designer
2 4 (17.39%) Author
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Author
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Graphic Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile UI Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) UI Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Designer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) Flash
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Social Media
2 2 (8.70%) Animation
2 2 (8.70%) e-Learning
2 2 (8.70%) FMCG
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Brand Management
3 2 (8.70%) Content Development
3 2 (8.70%) Content Management
3 2 (8.70%) Document Management
3 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
3 2 (8.70%) Web Design
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) Infographics
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Software Licensing
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Typography
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.70%) PHP
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) MOS
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (4.35%) DameWare
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Adobe
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) Kofax
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus
5 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (4.35%) Quark