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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 387 364 345
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -19
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 11 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Applications category 0.49% 1.03% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 24
Average daily rate
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£200 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.98% -14.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £260 £205
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £63.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +77.08%
Acrobat
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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
2228 2624 2489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.49% 12.00% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 1629 1624
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 157 118
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
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 4 March 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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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
Uxbridge - - - -
City of London - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 25 (69.44%) Photoshop
2 23 (63.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (52.78%) Windows
3 19 (52.78%) Adobe
4 18 (50.00%) MS Office
5 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
6 14 (38.89%) Finance
7 12 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 12 (33.33%) Android
8 10 (27.78%) HTML
9 9 (25.00%) Degree
10 8 (22.22%) Banking
10 8 (22.22%) CSS
10 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 8 (22.22%) InDesign
11 6 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
11 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.67%) Marketing
11 6 (16.67%) Digital Media
11 6 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
11 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 5 (13.89%) User Experience
12 5 (13.89%) Flash
12 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
12 5 (13.89%) LAN
12 5 (13.89%) XML
13 4 (11.11%) Project Management
13 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
13 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
13 4 (11.11%) WAN

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (69.44%) Photoshop
2 23 (63.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (50.00%) MS Office
4 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 8 (22.22%) InDesign
5 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
6 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (8.33%) FrameMaker
7 2 (5.56%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (5.56%) ImageReady
7 2 (5.56%) Fireworks
7 2 (5.56%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (2.78%) RoboHelp
8 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) FTP
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 6 (16.67%) Marketing
4 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (8.33%) Retail
6 2 (5.56%) Publishing
7 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
7 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Designer
2 11 (30.56%) UI Designer
3 5 (13.89%) Author
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Author
4 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Marketing Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Marketing Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Writer
5 3 (8.33%) Communications Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Interface Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Technical Writer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Documentation Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 8 (22.22%) CSS
3 5 (13.89%) Flash
3 5 (13.89%) XML
4 3 (8.33%) XML Schema
4 3 (8.33%) XML Messaging
5 2 (5.56%) XHTML
5 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) CSS3
5 2 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 5 (13.89%) User Experience
3 4 (11.11%) W3C
3 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Open Source
5 2 (5.56%) New Media
5 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.78%) Video Editing
6 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 12 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
1 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (11.11%) Project Management
2 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.33%) Content Management
3 3 (8.33%) Data Mapping
3 3 (8.33%) Product Management
3 3 (8.33%) OOP
3 3 (8.33%) OO
4 2 (5.56%) Scrum
4 2 (5.56%) Security Management
4 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) BCP
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (5.56%) Email Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.33%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Adobe
2 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Quark
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
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