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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 405 393 405
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 15 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.055% 0.062%
As % of the Applications category 0.55% 0.47% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 9
Average daily rate
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£288 £316 £277
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £360 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 - £305
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £72.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+314.28% -
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
2741 2747 2976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.69% 11.68% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1814 1780 1878
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 176 168
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -14 4 £363 -
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (58.82%) Adobe
2 19 (55.88%) MS Excel
3 18 (52.94%) MS Office
4 16 (47.06%) Photoshop
5 14 (41.18%) HTML
6 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 12 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (32.35%) Finance
8 10 (29.41%) Degree
9 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
9 9 (26.47%) Windows
10 8 (23.53%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (20.59%) CSS
11 7 (20.59%) DNS
11 7 (20.59%) Content Management
11 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (17.65%) XML
12 6 (17.65%) Project Management
13 5 (14.71%) LDAP
13 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
13 5 (14.71%) Apple
13 5 (14.71%) Intranet
13 5 (14.71%) Local Government
13 5 (14.71%) User Experience
14 4 (11.76%) Social Media
14 4 (11.76%) Copywriting
14 4 (11.76%) Rapid Prototyping
14 4 (11.76%) Web Accessibility
14 4 (11.76%) Drupal
14 4 (11.76%) Internet

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (11.76%) CMS
1 4 (11.76%) Drupal
2 3 (8.82%) Lync
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (55.88%) MS Excel
2 18 (52.94%) MS Office
3 16 (47.06%) Photoshop
4 12 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (23.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (5.88%) InDesign
7 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
7 1 (2.94%) ImageReady
7 1 (2.94%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) Intranet
2 5 (14.71%) LDAP
3 4 (11.76%) Internet
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 2 (5.88%) DHCP
5 2 (5.88%) HTTP
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) PBX
6 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
3 5 (14.71%) Local Government
4 4 (11.76%) Publishing
5 3 (8.82%) Banking
6 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 2 (5.88%) Marketing
6 2 (5.88%) Legal
6 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Author
1 9 (26.47%) Technical Author
2 6 (17.65%) Designer
3 5 (14.71%) Junior Designer
3 5 (14.71%) Junior
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Web Editor
4 3 (8.82%) UI/UX Designer
4 3 (8.82%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Project Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.94%) IT Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) CSS
3 6 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (8.82%) Flash
4 3 (8.82%) XHTML
4 3 (8.82%) Silverlight
4 3 (8.82%) jQuery
4 3 (8.82%) HTML5
4 3 (8.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) User Experience
3 4 (11.76%) W3C
3 4 (11.76%) Copywriting
3 4 (11.76%) Social Media
4 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.82%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Android
2 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Content Management
2 6 (17.65%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (11.76%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (8.82%) Open Source
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) ITSM
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.88%) Security Patching
6 1 (2.94%) Coaching
6 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) Web Development
6 1 (2.94%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
1 3 (8.82%) VBScript
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) MOS
3 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) XenApp
3 2 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Adobe
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Apple
4 3 (8.82%) Google
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 2 (5.88%) Splunk
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) AppSense
6 1 (2.94%) NEC
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Nortel
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