The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 624 597 596
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 19 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.070% 0.047%
As % of the Applications category 0.33% 0.58% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 7
Median daily rate £228 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.86% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £152 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £425 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £154 £320 £298
% change year-on-year
-51.87% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £13.47 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £40.00 £21.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £26.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-36.64% +73.12%

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

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5701 6742 6856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.62% 12.03% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3415 3833 3718
Median daily rate £348 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 637 701
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.30 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -1.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Acrobat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Acrobat within the UK.

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Acrobat
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Acrobat within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Acrobat Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat within the UK.

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Acrobat
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
England -24 19 £228 -24.16% 6
London -11 6 £385 +40.00% 2
South East -4 4 £152 +6.66%
Hampshire +5 2 £154 +8.07%
Gloucestershire -3 2 £350 -17.64%
South West -3 2 £350 -17.64%
West Midlands - 2 £160 - 2
Birmingham - 2 £160 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £154 -
North West - 2 £275 - 1
Cambridgeshire +14 1 - -
East of England +11 1 - - 1
East Midlands +7 1 - -
Leicestershire +4 1 - -
Yorkshire +2 1 £108 -66.92%
Cheltenham +1 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £108 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £150 -
Uxbridge - 1 £400 -
Sheffield - 1 £108 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £275 - 1
Loughborough - 1 - -

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 39 (81.25%) Adobe
2 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
3 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
4 19 (39.58%) MS Office
5 18 (37.50%) Photoshop
6 16 (33.33%) Windows
6 16 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (25.00%) Internet
8 11 (22.92%) Incident Management
9 10 (20.83%) VPN
10 9 (18.75%) IBM Notes
10 9 (18.75%) ITIL
10 9 (18.75%) Lotus
10 9 (18.75%) DameWare
11 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 8 (16.67%) Project Management
11 8 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (14.58%) HTML
12 7 (14.58%) CSS
12 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
12 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.58%) InDesign
12 7 (14.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
13 6 (12.50%) Windows 2000
14 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
14 5 (10.42%) BMC
14 5 (10.42%) Finance
14 5 (10.42%) BMC Marimba

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.75%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.25%) CMS
2 3 (6.25%) Moodle
2 3 (6.25%) WordPress
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 19 (39.58%) MS Office
3 18 (37.50%) Photoshop
4 16 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (14.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (14.58%) InDesign
6 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
7 4 (8.33%) MS Project
8 3 (6.25%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (6.25%) AutoCAD
9 2 (4.17%) Fireworks
10 1 (2.08%) 3ds Max
10 1 (2.08%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (2.08%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (2.08%) FrameMaker
10 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Primavera
1 3 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Internet
2 10 (20.83%) VPN
3 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.17%) 4G
5 2 (4.17%) DHCP
5 2 (4.17%) Firewall
5 2 (4.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.08%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
3 4 (8.33%) Publishing
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Games
5 2 (4.17%) Law
5 2 (4.17%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Designer
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Author
2 10 (20.83%) Technical Author
3 8 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Creative Designer
5 6 (12.50%) Print Designer
5 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Digital Designer
7 4 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
7 4 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) CSS
1 7 (14.58%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) ATL
4 2 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Derivative
1 4 (8.33%) Social Media
2 3 (6.25%) e-Learning
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
2 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.17%) Animation
3 2 (4.17%) Online Games
3 2 (4.17%) Tandem
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) PDA
4 1 (2.08%) Video Editing
4 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.25%) Unix
5 2 (4.17%) Android
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Incident Management
2 9 (18.75%) ITIL
3 8 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (10.42%) Change Control
4 5 (10.42%) Release Management
5 4 (8.33%) Change Management
5 4 (8.33%) Content Management
5 4 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.25%) Content Development
6 3 (6.25%) ITSM
6 3 (6.25%) Software Distribution
6 3 (6.25%) Web Design
7 2 (4.17%) Coaching
7 2 (4.17%) Document Management
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) C
2 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) GCP
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) DameWare
2 5 (10.42%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (81.25%) Adobe
2 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) Lotus
4 8 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (10.42%) BMC
6 3 (6.25%) Remedy
7 2 (4.17%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) Aprimo
8 1 (2.08%) Bomgar
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Peregrine
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