The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Acrobat
Rank - 56 -
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.35% -
As % of the Applications category - 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £210
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +40.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £90.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £90.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-76.38% +150.00%
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Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
41 102 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.47% 17.93% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 65 33
Average daily rate £365 £250 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% -23.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £107 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.98 £97.50 £12.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.66% +669.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 £90.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £105.00 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Acrobat
Top 12 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Acrobat 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 Acrobat.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) FrameMaker
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) CorelDRAW
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Solid Edge

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Acrobat 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 Acrobat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) FrameMaker
1 1 (100.00%) CorelDRAW
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Solid Edge
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Author
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Author
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe