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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Acrobat
UK / England
Rank 554 540 557
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 11 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the Applications category 0.26% 1.05% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 33 24
Median daily rate £275 £175 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -43.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £130 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -51.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Median hourly rate £18.55 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £9.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.50 £35.00
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 England region.

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
4275 5233 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.31% 11.25% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2628 3034 3305
Median daily rate £365 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 476 552
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
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 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Acrobat across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Acrobat Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 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
East of England +4 3 £275 - 2
South West +8 2 - -
London -4 2 - - 2
South East -6 2 £160 +23.07% 3
North West +23 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Acrobat
UK

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 13 (72.22%) Adobe
2 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) MS Office
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) Photoshop
5 5 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (22.22%) Internet
6 4 (22.22%) Citrix
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) SLA
7 3 (16.67%) Publishing
7 3 (16.67%) FMCG
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (11.11%) Brand Management
8 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.11%) Office 365
8 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (11.11%) Android
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) Animation
8 2 (11.11%) Time Management
8 2 (11.11%) Games
8 2 (11.11%) CorelDRAW
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) MOS

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 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (38.89%) MS Office
3 5 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (27.78%) Photoshop
4 2 (11.11%) CorelDRAW
4 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (5.56%) FrameMaker
5 1 (5.56%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Publishing
2 2 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Designer
2 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Author
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile UI Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Author
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Writer
3 2 (11.11%) UI Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Designer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) Flash
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) FMCG
2 2 (11.11%) Animation
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Brand Management
2 2 (11.11%) Time Management
2 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Document Management
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Software Licensing
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) HNC
1 2 (11.11%) HND
1 2 (11.11%) MOS
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (5.56%) DameWare
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Adobe
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) Kofax
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus
5 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (5.56%) Quark