The table below looks at the statistics for Adobe Illustrator 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 Adobe Illustrator over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 90 85 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 16 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 0.15% 1.19%
As % of the Applications category 7.62% 1.27% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £315 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.85%
Adobe Illustrator
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
210 158 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.15% 12.07% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 104 65
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £163 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 25
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £13.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £18.90 £26.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

Adobe Illustrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Adobe Illustrator Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Adobe Illustrator
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Adobe Illustrator Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Adobe Illustrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Adobe Illustrator Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Adobe Illustrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Adobe Illustrator Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Adobe Illustrator 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 Adobe Illustrator.

1 16 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 12 (75.00%) User Experience
3 8 (50.00%) Digital Media
4 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) Adobe
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) InDesign
6 4 (25.00%) Photography
7 3 (18.75%) Marketing
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) Brand Management
7 3 (18.75%) New Media
7 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
8 2 (12.50%) Test Management
8 2 (12.50%) QA
8 2 (12.50%) Product Management
8 2 (12.50%) Axure RP
8 2 (12.50%) MODO
8 2 (12.50%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) Maya
8 2 (12.50%) 3ds Max
8 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 2 (12.50%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (12.50%) Web Development
8 2 (12.50%) jQuery
9 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing

Adobe Illustrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Adobe Illustrator 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 Adobe Illustrator. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (25.00%) InDesign
3 2 (12.50%) Maya
3 2 (12.50%) 3ds Max
3 2 (12.50%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (12.50%) MODO
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Designer
2 8 (50.00%) UI Designer
3 7 (43.75%) UI/UX Designer
4 6 (37.50%) Senior UI/UX Designer
4 6 (37.50%) Senior Designer
4 6 (37.50%) Senior UI Designer
5 3 (18.75%) Developer
6 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) UX Designer
7 1 (6.25%) Graphic Designer
7 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Flash
3 1 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) User Experience
2 8 (50.00%) Digital Media
3 4 (25.00%) Photography
4 3 (18.75%) New Media
5 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.25%) Human Factors
6 1 (6.25%) W3C
6 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
6 1 (6.25%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) Brand Management
2 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (12.50%) Product Management
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Kanban
4 1 (6.25%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Apple