The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 101 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% - 0.088%
As % of the Applications category 3.09% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £175 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £270 £260
% change year-on-year
-51.85% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £63.75
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -76.47%
Acrobat
North West

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

Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
162 160 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.82% 11.44% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 103 73
Average daily rate £300 £282 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +22.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.13 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Acrobat across the Manchester region.

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat across the Manchester region.

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Acrobat
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (80.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (80.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Quark
3 2 (40.00%) QuarkXPress
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Tandem
3 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Animation
3 2 (40.00%) InDesign
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Online Games
4 1 (20.00%) Games

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (80.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) InDesign
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) QuarkXPress
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Artworker
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Artworker
2 1 (20.00%) Author
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Writer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Animation
1 2 (40.00%) Tandem
2 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Quark
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