The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Acrobat
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £238 -
% change year-on-year
-36.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £72.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-81.72% +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 North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
305 441 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.36% 11.40% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 219 175
Median daily rate £338 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £161 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £479 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 55 65
Median hourly rate £27.00 £14.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £46.21 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Acrobat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Acrobat
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Online Games
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Author
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Author
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Writer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Information Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Online Games
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Development
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft