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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 144 143 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.094% -
As % of the Applications category 0.31% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £320 -
% change year-on-year
-43.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £72.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-81.72% +314.28%
Acrobat
England

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
321 370 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.56% 11.54% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 248 267
Median daily rate £315 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £138 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 55
Median hourly rate £13.25 £16.83 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.24% +12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.83 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Acrobat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 1 - -
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Derivative
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) FrameMaker
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) FrameMaker
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Author
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe