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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 396 395 386
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 12 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.094% 0.095%
As % of the Applications category 0.53% 0.90% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 13
Average daily rate £275 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £270 £260
% change year-on-year
-51.85% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £63.75
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -76.47%
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
2273 2234 2592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.73% 10.53% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1500 1472 1640
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 111 160
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +31 1 £180 -41.93%
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 25 (96.15%) Adobe
2 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
3 15 (57.69%) MS Office
3 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (38.46%) Banking
5 10 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 10 (38.46%) Law
5 10 (38.46%) Legal
6 8 (30.77%) e-Learning
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
6 8 (30.77%) Smartphone
6 8 (30.77%) Adobe Captivate
6 8 (30.77%) WebEx
7 7 (26.92%) HTML
8 6 (23.08%) LAN
8 6 (23.08%) WAN
8 6 (23.08%) Statistics
8 6 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (15.38%) Local Government
9 4 (15.38%) Windows
10 3 (11.54%) Intranet
10 3 (11.54%) ITIL
10 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (11.54%) Migration
11 2 (7.69%) Social Media
11 2 (7.69%) WordPress
11 2 (7.69%) Copywriting
11 2 (7.69%) Google Analytics

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Drupal
2 2 (7.69%) LiveLink
2 2 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 15 (57.69%) MS Office
3 12 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (30.77%) Adobe Captivate
4 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
5 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (7.69%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (3.85%) 3ds Max
7 1 (3.85%) AutoCAD
7 1 (3.85%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Google Analytics
1 2 (7.69%) MailChimp
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) WebEx
2 6 (23.08%) LAN
2 6 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) Intranet
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (38.46%) Banking
1 10 (38.46%) Law
1 10 (38.46%) Legal
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Local Government
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Publishing
5 1 (3.85%) Front Office
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) IT Trainer
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Trainer
1 8 (30.77%) Trainer
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Implementation Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Market Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Market Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (3.85%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) e-Learning
1 8 (30.77%) Smartphone
2 6 (23.08%) Statistics
3 2 (7.69%) Copywriting
3 2 (7.69%) Social Media
3 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Content Management
3 2 (7.69%) Document Management
3 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (3.85%) People Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Adobe
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Aprimo