The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Acrobat
Rank - - 106
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.045%
As % of the Applications category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £113
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £290 £299
% change year-on-year
-50.86% -2.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
396 449 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.08% 14.05% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 286 221
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 46 48
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £13.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £11.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Acrobat
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Derivative
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Author
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared