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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 115 107 129
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 21 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.54% 0.23%
As % of the Applications category 5.15% 3.78% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
408 344 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.86% 14.29% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 140 123
Average daily rate £325 £270 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% -5.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 51 46
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.20 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +21.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Adobe Illustrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 14 £275 - 7
Cheshire -11 3 £313 - 1
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
Adobe Illustrator
England

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (78.26%) HTML
1 18 (78.26%) Photoshop
2 15 (65.22%) Adobe
2 15 (65.22%) CSS
3 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 14 (60.87%) HTML5
4 10 (43.48%) jQuery
4 10 (43.48%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (34.78%) CSS3
6 7 (30.43%) WordPress
6 7 (30.43%) PHP
7 6 (26.09%) MySQL
7 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
7 6 (26.09%) Magento
7 6 (26.09%) Orchard
8 5 (21.74%) Web Design
8 5 (21.74%) SEO
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) JSON
9 4 (17.39%) Sass
10 3 (13.04%) Web Development
10 3 (13.04%) Content Management
10 3 (13.04%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (8.70%) Fireworks
11 2 (8.70%) MS Office
11 2 (8.70%) CMS
11 2 (8.70%) Sony
11 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
11 2 (8.70%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (30.43%) WordPress
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (78.26%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.70%) Fireworks
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (4.35%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (4.35%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Magento
2 1 (4.35%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Designer
3 7 (30.43%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Designer
5 2 (8.70%) UI Developer
5 2 (8.70%) User Experience Designer
5 2 (8.70%) UI Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Designer
6 1 (4.35%) User Experience Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Creative Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) HTML
2 15 (65.22%) CSS
3 14 (60.87%) HTML5
4 10 (43.48%) jQuery
5 8 (34.78%) CSS3
6 4 (17.39%) JSON
6 4 (17.39%) Sass
7 2 (8.70%) Ajax
8 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (4.35%) SVG
8 1 (4.35%) CGI
8 1 (4.35%) JSP
8 1 (4.35%) SOAP
8 1 (4.35%) Web Services
8 1 (4.35%) XML
8 1 (4.35%) XSLT
8 1 (4.35%) Flash
8 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) Animation
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Blog
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) Web Design
3 5 (21.74%) SEO
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) PHP
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) PHP5
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Adobe
2 6 (26.09%) Orchard
3 2 (8.70%) Sony
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
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