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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 410 400 393
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 10 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.14% 0.050%
As % of the Applications category 0.35% 1.16% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 7
Average daily rate
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£309 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.78% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £318 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £214 £275
% change year-on-year
+32.16% -22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - -
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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
2868 2939 3220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.71% 11.69% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1913 1891 2063
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 150 212
Average hourly rate £17.42 £16.80 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.69% -6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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
Croydon - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Romford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (86.96%) Adobe
2 17 (73.91%) Photoshop
3 14 (60.87%) Dreamweaver
4 13 (56.52%) HTML
4 13 (56.52%) CSS
5 12 (52.17%) MS Office
6 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
7 9 (39.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (34.78%) Windows
8 8 (34.78%) jQuery
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
9 7 (30.43%) LAN
9 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 7 (30.43%) Cisco
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (26.09%) MS Project
10 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
10 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
10 6 (26.09%) Windows 2000
10 6 (26.09%) Windows Vista
10 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (21.74%) HTML5
11 5 (21.74%) Social Media
11 5 (21.74%) SEO
12 4 (17.39%) Publishing
12 4 (17.39%) Fireworks
12 4 (17.39%) Intranet
12 4 (17.39%) XHTML
12 4 (17.39%) SharePoint

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 4 (17.39%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Photoshop
2 12 (52.17%) MS Office
3 9 (39.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (26.09%) MS Project
4 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
5 4 (17.39%) Fireworks
5 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (8.70%) AutoCAD
6 2 (8.70%) CorelDRAW
6 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
7 1 (4.35%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) Intranet
3 3 (13.04%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) FTP
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.35%) FrontPage
General
1 4 (17.39%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Help Desk Support
2 6 (26.09%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Help Desk Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Desktop Support
2 6 (26.09%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Designer
4 4 (17.39%) Web Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Web Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.35%) User Experience Designer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
1 13 (56.52%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) jQuery
3 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) XHTML
5 3 (13.04%) XML
6 2 (8.70%) Flash
6 2 (8.70%) CSS3
6 2 (8.70%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (4.35%) JSON
7 1 (4.35%) Ajax
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
7 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Social Media
2 4 (17.39%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 2000
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Vista
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) SEO
2 4 (17.39%) Content Management
3 3 (13.04%) Time Management
3 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Web Development
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (4.35%) Product Management
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Adobe
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus