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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank - 79 -
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.087% -
As % of the Applications category - 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £260 £213
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
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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 Manchester region.

Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
179 163 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.75% 14.26% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 84 41
Average daily rate £325 £273 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% +7.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.63 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.82% -31.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £9.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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
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