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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 644 637 618
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 13 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.042% 0.042%
As % of the Applications category 0.23% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 9
Median daily rate £150 £155 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -46.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £124 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £375 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £145 £283
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -48.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-38.46% -7.14%

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
5767 6455 7465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.77% 11.28% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3409 3810 4102
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 637 734
Median hourly rate £16.29 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £34.00 £31.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -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 27 September 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 21 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 27 September 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 +22 11 £150 -40.00% 8
London -7 6 £258 +3.00% 5
South East +16 2 £150 -33.33%
City of London +12 2 £113 -29.68%
Belfast - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Hampshire +14 1 £150 -
Yorkshire +8 1 £380 -
South West +7 1 - -
Dorset +5 1 - -
West Yorkshire +4 1 £380 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £400 -
Wimborne - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £150 -
Loughborough - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £150 -
Halifax - 1 £380 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £150 -

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 24 (75.00%) Adobe
2 18 (56.25%) MS Office
3 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
4 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) Photoshop
6 8 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (21.88%) Degree
7 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
7 7 (21.88%) Internet
7 7 (21.88%) ITIL
7 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
7 7 (21.88%) VPN
8 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
8 5 (15.63%) CSS
8 5 (15.63%) HTML
8 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
8 5 (15.63%) Office 365
9 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
9 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000
9 4 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 4 (12.50%) Content Management
9 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.50%) Social Media
10 3 (9.38%) Android
10 3 (9.38%) Moodle
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
10 3 (9.38%) 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 3 (9.38%) CMS
1 3 (9.38%) IBM Notes
1 3 (9.38%) Moodle
1 3 (9.38%) WordPress
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 18 (56.25%) MS Office
2 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
3 9 (28.13%) Photoshop
4 8 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
6 3 (9.38%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (9.38%) FrameMaker
7 2 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (6.25%) AutoCAD
7 2 (6.25%) Fireworks
7 2 (6.25%) MS Project
8 1 (3.13%) InDesign
8 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Primavera
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Internet
1 7 (21.88%) VPN
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) WebEx
3 2 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Publishing
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
1 8 (25.00%) Author
1 8 (25.00%) Technical Author
2 6 (18.75%) Designer
3 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Mobile Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Mobile UI Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) CSS
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) HTML5
3 2 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Social Media
2 3 (9.38%) e-Learning
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Derivative
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) PDA
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Video Editing
4 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 3 (9.38%) Android
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
4 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.13%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) Content Management
2 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITSM
3 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.38%) Time Management
3 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
3 3 (9.38%) Web Design
4 2 (6.25%) Content Development
4 2 (6.25%) Document Management
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Business Development
5 1 (3.13%) Infographics
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.13%) Typography
5 1 (3.13%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) GCP
3 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) BMC Marimba
1 3 (9.38%) DameWare
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Adobe
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) BMC
3 3 (9.38%) Lotus
3 3 (9.38%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) LANDesk
4 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Bomgar
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Peregrine
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Hivedome Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago