The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 150 126 99
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -27
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 17 10 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.32% 1.29%
As % of the Applications category 3.80% 2.79% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +130.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £315 £200
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +57.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.76% -32.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-44.11% -2.85%
Adobe Illustrator
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
447 359 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.34% 11.64% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 178 122
Average daily rate £325 £326 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £465 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 64
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.67 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.01% +11.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.85 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £29.25 £28.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Manchester -5 16 £325 -13.33% 5
Cheshire - 1 £350 - 2
Adobe Illustrator
England

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 20 (95.24%) Photoshop
2 14 (66.67%) User Experience
3 10 (47.62%) Adobe
4 9 (42.86%) Digital Media
5 8 (38.10%) HTML
5 8 (38.10%) CSS
6 7 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) Marketing
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (19.05%) InDesign
8 4 (19.05%) Photography
9 3 (14.29%) Fireworks
9 3 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (14.29%) Scrum
9 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 3 (14.29%) Flash
9 3 (14.29%) New Media
9 3 (14.29%) Brand Management
9 3 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (9.52%) MODO
10 2 (9.52%) HTML5
10 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
10 2 (9.52%) Axure RP
10 2 (9.52%) Python
10 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 2 (9.52%) Web Services
10 2 (9.52%) Maya
10 2 (9.52%) 3ds Max
10 2 (9.52%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Photoshop
2 4 (19.05%) InDesign
3 3 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (14.29%) Fireworks
4 2 (9.52%) Maya
4 2 (9.52%) 3ds Max
4 2 (9.52%) MODO
4 2 (9.52%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (4.76%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.76%) Grunt
3 1 (4.76%) Bower
3 1 (4.76%) gulp
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 5 (23.81%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Designer
2 8 (38.10%) UI Designer
3 7 (33.33%) UI/UX Designer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior UI/UX Designer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Designer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior UI Designer
5 4 (19.05%) Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Designer
6 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Graphic Designer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) UX Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
1 8 (38.10%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) Flash
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) XHTML
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) User Experience
2 9 (42.86%) Digital Media
3 4 (19.05%) Photography
4 3 (14.29%) New Media
5 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
5 2 (9.52%) Graphic Design
6 1 (4.76%) Animation
6 1 (4.76%) Human Factors
6 1 (4.76%) Copywriting
6 1 (4.76%) Social Media
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.76%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (14.29%) Brand Management
2 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
3 2 (9.52%) Test Management
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (9.52%) Product Management
4 1 (4.76%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (4.76%) Kanban
4 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Usability Testing
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) SEO
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) XAML
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Apple