The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 398 377 359
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -18
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 16 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 0.64% 0.90% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 15
Average daily rate
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£220 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.78% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £340 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £210
% change year-on-year
+9.24% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £36.00
Acrobat
England

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

Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2517 2764 2641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.27% 11.86% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1627 1769 1696
Average daily rate £375 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 172 130
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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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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 +10 3 £250 -
Barnet - 1 - -
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 20 (54.05%) Photoshop
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
1 20 (54.05%) Adobe
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) MS Office
3 16 (43.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (40.54%) HTML
4 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
5 14 (37.84%) Degree
6 12 (32.43%) Android
6 12 (32.43%) Apple iOS
7 8 (21.62%) CSS
7 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
8 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
9 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (16.22%) Banking
10 5 (13.51%) Project Management
10 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
10 5 (13.51%) LDAP
10 5 (13.51%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (13.51%) DNS
10 5 (13.51%) LAN
10 5 (13.51%) User Experience
11 4 (10.81%) Rapid Prototyping
11 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
11 4 (10.81%) WAN
11 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
11 4 (10.81%) W3C

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (54.05%) Photoshop
2 17 (45.95%) MS Office
3 16 (43.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
5 4 (10.81%) InDesign
6 2 (5.41%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (5.41%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
6 2 (5.41%) ImageReady
6 2 (5.41%) Fireworks
7 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) LDAP
1 5 (13.51%) LAN
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) FTP
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (2.70%) PBX
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
3 6 (16.22%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 3 (8.11%) Marketing
5 2 (5.41%) Publishing
6 1 (2.70%) Local Government
6 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Designer
2 9 (24.32%) UI Designer
3 8 (21.62%) Author
3 8 (21.62%) Technical Author
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Interface Designer
7 1 (2.70%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.70%) Project Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Writer
7 1 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Project Officer
7 1 (2.70%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) CSS
3 4 (10.81%) XML
3 4 (10.81%) Flash
4 3 (8.11%) XHTML
4 3 (8.11%) jQuery
4 3 (8.11%) HTML5
4 3 (8.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) User Experience
3 4 (10.81%) W3C
3 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Open Source
5 2 (5.41%) Digital Media
5 2 (5.41%) New Media
5 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.70%) Derivative
6 1 (2.70%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Android
2 12 (32.43%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
2 5 (13.51%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (8.11%) Content Management
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) ITSM
5 2 (5.41%) Security Management
5 2 (5.41%) Scrum
5 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.41%) BCP
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.41%) Email Marketing
5 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Coaching
6 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Adobe
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Apple
3 2 (5.41%) Quark
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) NEC
4 1 (2.70%) Nortel
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