The first table below looks at the demand for Adobe Illustrator skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe Illustrator over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the North West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 113 90 137
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +47
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 18 39 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 1.44% 0.15%
As % of the Applications category 4.55% 11.93% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£285 £163 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £175 £275
% change year-on-year
+77.14% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.30 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £24.70 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
396 327 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.14% 12.07% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 123 147
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £163 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 55 59
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £19.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% -12.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £25.00 £42.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Adobe Illustrator
England

Adobe Illustrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Adobe Illustrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Adobe Illustrator
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Adobe Illustrator Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Adobe Illustrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Adobe Illustrator Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Adobe Illustrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Adobe Illustrator Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Adobe Illustrator
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Merseyside +17 11 - - 1
Manchester -23 6 £375 - 6
Cheshire 0 1 £195 - 3
Lancashire - - - - 2
Adobe Illustrator
England

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 35 (89.74%) Photoshop
2 30 (76.92%) Adobe
3 27 (69.23%) HTML
4 24 (61.54%) CSS
5 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
6 22 (56.41%) HTML5
7 20 (51.28%) Orchard
8 19 (48.72%) jQuery
9 18 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (33.33%) Web Design
10 13 (33.33%) PHP
11 12 (30.77%) MySQL
12 7 (17.95%) WordPress
12 7 (17.95%) CSS3
13 6 (15.38%) Magento
13 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
14 5 (12.82%) SEO
15 4 (10.26%) JSON
15 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
15 4 (10.26%) SQL
15 4 (10.26%) Sass
16 3 (7.69%) Animation
16 3 (7.69%) Fireworks
16 3 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
16 3 (7.69%) Sony
16 3 (7.69%) Content Management
16 3 (7.69%) Web Development
17 2 (5.13%) Adobe After Effects
17 2 (5.13%) Ajax
17 2 (5.13%) XHTML

Adobe Illustrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (17.95%) WordPress
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (89.74%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.69%) Fireworks
3 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (5.13%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.56%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (2.56%) Maya
4 1 (2.56%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Magento
2 1 (2.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Pure360
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.56%) Games
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) Designer
3 17 (43.59%) Front-End Developer
4 14 (35.90%) Web Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Web Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Graphic Designer
7 2 (5.13%) User Experience Designer
7 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.13%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Designer
8 1 (2.56%) User Experience Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Creative Designer
8 1 (2.56%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (69.23%) HTML
2 24 (61.54%) CSS
3 22 (56.41%) HTML5
4 19 (48.72%) jQuery
5 7 (17.95%) CSS3
6 4 (10.26%) Sass
6 4 (10.26%) JSON
7 2 (5.13%) XHTML
7 2 (5.13%) Ajax
7 2 (5.13%) XML
8 1 (2.56%) XSLT
8 1 (2.56%) Flash
8 1 (2.56%) .NET
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.56%) JSP
8 1 (2.56%) SOAP
8 1 (2.56%) Web Services
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.56%) SVG
8 1 (2.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Animation
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Blog
3 1 (2.56%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Social Media
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
2 13 (33.33%) Web Design
3 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.82%) SEO
5 3 (7.69%) Content Management
5 3 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
2 13 (33.33%) PHP
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) PHP5
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Adobe
2 20 (51.28%) Orchard
3 3 (7.69%) Sony
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Perforce
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 225-275 Per Day
Posted: 27 days ago