The table below looks at the statistics for Adobe Illustrator 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 Adobe Illustrator over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 122 106 131
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 26 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 0.57% 0.23%
As % of the Applications category 5.41% 3.34% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 3
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£350 £353 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +76.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £181 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £288 £268
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -61.11%
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 South West region.

Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
481 389 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.30% 16.99% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 247 214
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 32
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

Adobe Illustrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Adobe Illustrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Adobe Illustrator
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Adobe Illustrator Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Adobe Illustrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Adobe Illustrator Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Adobe Illustrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Adobe Illustrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Adobe Illustrator
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(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
Devon -8 15 £375 +100.53%
Wiltshire -9 8 £350 -12.50% 1
Bristol -16 1 - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Adobe Illustrator
England

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 29 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
2 28 (96.55%) CSS
2 28 (96.55%) HTML5
3 20 (68.97%) Fireworks
4 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (65.52%) CSS3
5 14 (48.28%) Web Development
6 12 (41.38%) User Experience
7 10 (34.48%) Degree
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
8 8 (27.59%) SSH
8 8 (27.59%) Ruby
8 8 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (27.59%) TDD
8 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (27.59%) Scrum
8 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
8 8 (27.59%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (27.59%) Sublime Text
8 8 (27.59%) Information Architecture
8 8 (27.59%) Backbone.js
8 8 (27.59%) GitHub
8 8 (27.59%) RSpec
8 8 (27.59%) Heroku
8 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
8 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
8 8 (27.59%) Mac OS
8 8 (27.59%) Amazon S3

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 29 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 20 (68.97%) Fireworks
3 3 (10.34%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (10.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon S3
1 8 (27.59%) Heroku
1 8 (27.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) RSpec
1 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
1 8 (27.59%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (27.59%) Sublime Text
2 2 (6.90%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Designer
2 10 (34.48%) Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Web Designer
4 5 (17.24%) Digital Designer
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Designer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Designer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Digital Designer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior
8 1 (3.45%) Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.45%) UI Designer
8 1 (3.45%) UI Programmer
8 1 (3.45%) Interaction Designer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
2 28 (96.55%) CSS
2 28 (96.55%) HTML5
3 19 (65.52%) CSS3
4 8 (27.59%) Backbone.js
4 8 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.79%) Sass
6 3 (10.34%) Flash
7 1 (3.45%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.90%) W3C
3 1 (3.45%) Animation
3 1 (3.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
1 8 (27.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Web Development
3 8 (27.59%) Information Architecture
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) Scrum
4 7 (24.14%) Web Design
4 7 (24.14%) Usability Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) UX Design
6 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
1 8 (27.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) BT