The first table below looks at the demand for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 391 396 389
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 17 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.088% 0.080%
As % of the Applications category 0.64% 0.71% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 14
Average daily rate
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£305 £340 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £218 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate - £305 £165
% change year-on-year
- +84.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - -
Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2658 2960 3368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.65% 12.42% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1730 1903 2069
Average daily rate £365 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 174 213
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £30.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in London

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in London

Acrobat
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Acrobat across the London region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Acrobat Daily Rate Histogram in London

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in London

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the London region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 4 - - 1
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Acrobat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Acrobat.

1 40 (85.11%) Adobe
2 36 (76.60%) Photoshop
3 32 (68.09%) HTML
3 32 (68.09%) CSS
4 29 (61.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 27 (57.45%) Dreamweaver
6 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
7 22 (46.81%) jQuery
8 20 (42.55%) Axure RP
9 16 (34.04%) MS Office
9 16 (34.04%) Web Development
10 15 (31.91%) XML
11 14 (29.79%) HTML5
12 12 (25.53%) Windows
12 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
13 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
14 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (19.15%) MS Visio
14 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (17.02%) Publishing
15 8 (17.02%) LAN
15 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
15 8 (17.02%) Cisco
15 8 (17.02%) Windows 2000
15 8 (17.02%) MS Project
15 8 (17.02%) Windows Vista
15 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (10.64%) Degree
16 5 (10.64%) Graphic Design
16 5 (10.64%) Social Media

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Acrobat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Acrobat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) WordPress
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.13%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 36 (76.60%) Photoshop
2 29 (61.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (34.04%) MS Office
4 9 (19.15%) MS Visio
5 8 (17.02%) MS Project
6 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
7 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (4.26%) InDesign
8 2 (4.26%) Fireworks
8 2 (4.26%) AutoCAD
8 2 (4.26%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (2.13%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) LAN
2 4 (8.51%) Intranet
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
Development Applications
1 27 (57.45%) Dreamweaver
2 20 (42.55%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (17.02%) Publishing
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Law
3 4 (8.51%) Legal
4 3 (6.38%) Marketing
5 2 (4.26%) Finance
5 2 (4.26%) Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Advertising
6 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) Web Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Front-End Web Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Designer
5 9 (19.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (17.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Help Desk Support
6 8 (17.02%) Desktop Support
6 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Help Desk Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Web Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Web Designer
8 3 (6.38%) Lead Designer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) CSS
1 32 (68.09%) HTML
2 22 (46.81%) jQuery
3 15 (31.91%) XML
4 14 (29.79%) HTML5
5 5 (10.64%) Flash
6 3 (6.38%) XHTML
7 1 (2.13%) CSS3
7 1 (2.13%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Graphic Design
1 5 (10.64%) Social Media
2 3 (6.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Vista
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.02%) Windows 2000
4 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Web Development
2 5 (10.64%) SEO
2 5 (10.64%) Content Management
3 4 (8.51%) B2B
3 4 (8.51%) Time Management
4 3 (6.38%) Online Marketing
4 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.38%) Project Management
4 3 (6.38%) ITIL
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.13%) Web Design
6 1 (2.13%) Service Management
6 1 (2.13%) ITSM
6 1 (2.13%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (2.13%) Business Development
6 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.13%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.64%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (85.11%) Adobe
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.02%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Lotus
4 1 (2.13%) Mercator
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