The table below looks at the statistics for Adobe Illustrator skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe Illustrator over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 431 315 380
Rank change year-on-year
-116 +65
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 170 286 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Applications category 2.60% 4.20% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 166 90
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £320 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +20.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Average hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £85.00 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.85 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+37.38% +35.48%

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
6548 6816 5965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.20% 13.13% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3592 3523 3045
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 652 697
Average hourly rate £15.35 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.09% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

Adobe Illustrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Adobe Illustrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Daily Rate Trend

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

Adobe Illustrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Adobe Illustrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Adobe Illustrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Adobe Illustrator Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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
England -115 153 £350 +9.37% 103
London -66 86 £363 +11.53% 45
City of London +30 36 £400 +3.22% 17
South East -70 25 £344 +14.58% 18
Yorkshire -8 14 £275 - 4
Berkshire -14 13 £224 -25.41% 3
East of England 0 9 £350 +13.82% 8
Wales +2 7 £300 +20.00% 1
North West -24 7 - - 14
Scotland -2 6 £310 - 2
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £313 - 3
Cheshire +3 5 - - 7
South West -3 5 - - 6
Devon - 5 - - 1
Exeter - 5 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £381 -15.27% 2
East Midlands -6 4 £200 - 3
West Yorkshire -8 4 £275 - 2
West Midlands -12 4 £356 +29.54% 1
Leicestershire - 4 £200 - 1
Hertfordshire -6 3 £350 +13.82% 3
West Sussex -18 3 £375 - 2
Cardiff +7 2 £288 +15.00% 1
Watford +5 2 - -
South Wales +2 2 £288 +15.00% 1
Oxfordshire -16 2 - - 2
Birmingham -16 2 £288 +4.54%
Manchester -20 2 - - 6
Oxford - 2 - - 1
Altrincham - 2 - -

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 403 (93.29%) Photoshop
2 280 (64.81%) HTML
3 252 (58.33%) CSS
4 235 (54.40%) Adobe
5 213 (49.31%) User Experience
6 131 (30.32%) JavaScript
7 121 (28.01%) HTML5
8 103 (23.84%) jQuery
9 83 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (19.21%) CSS3
10 77 (17.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 74 (17.13%) InDesign
12 70 (16.20%) Dreamweaver
12 70 (16.20%) Axure RP
13 59 (13.66%) Graphic Design
14 54 (12.50%) Marketing
15 52 (12.04%) Web Design
16 50 (11.57%) Finance
17 48 (11.11%) Fireworks
17 48 (11.11%) Android
18 47 (10.88%) Mobile App
19 46 (10.65%) Apple iOS
20 45 (10.42%) Banking
21 44 (10.19%) Information Architecture
22 40 (9.26%) Flash
22 40 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
23 39 (9.03%) Microsoft
23 39 (9.03%) Degree
24 32 (7.41%) Sass
24 32 (7.41%) E-Commerce

Adobe Illustrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 23 (5.32%) CMS
2 17 (3.94%) WordPress
3 15 (3.47%) Drupal
4 10 (2.31%) Node.js
5 9 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.62%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.93%) Liferay
7 4 (0.93%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 403 (93.29%) Photoshop
2 77 (17.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 74 (17.13%) InDesign
4 48 (11.11%) Fireworks
5 28 (6.48%) Acrobat
6 27 (6.25%) OmniGraffle
7 26 (6.02%) MS Office
8 22 (5.09%) Adobe After Effects
9 21 (4.86%) MS Visio
10 17 (3.94%) MS Excel
11 14 (3.24%) FrameMaker
12 10 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
13 9 (2.08%) Adobe Captivate
14 5 (1.16%) Adobe Premiere
14 5 (1.16%) CINEMA 4D
15 2 (0.46%) Final Cut Pro
15 2 (0.46%) Edge Animate
15 2 (0.46%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.46%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Tridion
2 4 (0.93%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.93%) Magento
3 3 (0.69%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.69%) GitHub
3 2 (0.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.85%) Internet
2 3 (0.69%) Broadband
3 2 (0.46%) FTP
3 2 (0.46%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.25%) MySQL
2 6 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.46%) QlikView
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 70 (16.20%) Dreamweaver
1 70 (16.20%) Axure RP
2 24 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 13 (3.01%) Grunt
5 10 (2.31%) Bower
6 9 (2.08%) Sublime Text
7 6 (1.39%) Subversion
8 4 (0.93%) JIRA
8 4 (0.93%) Selenium
9 3 (0.69%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.69%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.69%) WebStorm
10 2 (0.46%) GCC
10 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.23%) Flex Builder
11 1 (0.23%) Yeoman
General
1 54 (12.50%) Marketing
2 50 (11.57%) Finance
3 45 (10.42%) Banking
4 25 (5.79%) Retail
5 17 (3.94%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.47%) Advertising
6 15 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.01%) Automotive
8 12 (2.78%) Games
9 10 (2.31%) Interactive Media
10 9 (2.08%) Publishing
11 6 (1.39%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.93%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.69%) Legal
13 3 (0.69%) Electronics
14 2 (0.46%) Front Office
14 2 (0.46%) Law
14 2 (0.46%) Arabic Language
15 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 299 (69.21%) Designer
2 100 (23.15%) Developer
3 93 (21.53%) UX Designer
4 78 (18.06%) UI Designer
5 55 (12.73%) Front-End Developer
6 50 (11.57%) Web Designer
7 37 (8.56%) Web Developer
8 36 (8.33%) Visual Designer
9 24 (5.56%) Graphic Designer
10 23 (5.32%) Senior Designer
11 20 (4.63%) Digital Designer
11 20 (4.63%) Photoshop Designer
12 17 (3.94%) User Experience Architect
12 17 (3.94%) Architect
13 14 (3.24%) Author
13 14 (3.24%) Technical Author
14 13 (3.01%) Interface Designer
15 10 (2.31%) E-Learning Developer
16 9 (2.08%) Junior
16 9 (2.08%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (64.81%) HTML
2 252 (58.33%) CSS
3 121 (28.01%) HTML5
4 103 (23.84%) jQuery
5 83 (19.21%) CSS3
6 40 (9.26%) Flash
7 32 (7.41%) Sass
8 25 (5.79%) XML
9 13 (3.01%) Ajax
10 12 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (2.78%) LESS
11 10 (2.31%) AngularJS
12 9 (2.08%) .NET
13 8 (1.85%) XHTML
14 6 (1.39%) REST
15 5 (1.16%) Apache Flex
16 4 (0.93%) JSP
16 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET
16 4 (0.93%) WebGL
16 4 (0.93%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 213 (49.31%) User Experience
2 59 (13.66%) Graphic Design
3 47 (10.88%) Mobile App
4 28 (6.48%) Digital Media
5 20 (4.63%) W3C
6 18 (4.17%) E-Learning
7 16 (3.70%) Visualisation
8 13 (3.01%) Social Media
9 11 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
10 9 (2.08%) Animation
11 8 (1.85%) Video Editing
11 8 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (1.39%) Photography
12 6 (1.39%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.39%) Learning Management System
13 4 (0.93%) Online Games
13 4 (0.93%) iPhone
13 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.69%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.11%) Android
2 46 (10.65%) Apple iOS
3 22 (5.09%) Windows
4 6 (1.39%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (12.04%) Web Design
3 44 (10.19%) Information Architecture
4 40 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 32 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 31 (7.18%) UX Design
7 24 (5.56%) Content Management
8 18 (4.17%) Usability Testing
9 16 (3.70%) Web Development
10 15 (3.47%) Time Management
11 13 (3.01%) Rapid Prototyping
11 13 (3.01%) Scrum
11 13 (3.01%) Project Management
12 12 (2.78%) Analytics
13 11 (2.55%) SEO
14 9 (2.08%) Workflow
15 8 (1.85%) Waterfall
16 7 (1.62%) Web Accessibility
17 6 (1.39%) Usability Engineering
18 5 (1.16%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (30.32%) JavaScript
2 32 (7.41%) PHP
3 6 (1.39%) Objective-C
3 6 (1.39%) ActionScript
4 4 (0.93%) VBA
4 4 (0.93%) Python
4 4 (0.93%) C++
4 4 (0.93%) Java
5 3 (0.69%) C
5 3 (0.69%) C#
5 3 (0.69%) ECMAScript
5 3 (0.69%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (0.69%) TypeScript
5 3 (0.69%) Dart
6 2 (0.46%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (0.46%) R
6 2 (0.46%) SQL
7 1 (0.23%) Lua
7 1 (0.23%) PHP5
7 1 (0.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 39 (9.03%) Degree
2 9 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.85%) HND
4 5 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.08%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) cPanel
Vendors
1 235 (54.40%) Adobe
2 39 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.08%) Apple
4 8 (1.85%) Orchard
4 8 (1.85%) Google
5 7 (1.62%) Twitter
6 5 (1.16%) Facebook
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle
7 3 (0.69%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.69%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.69%) Quark
8 1 (0.23%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.23%) Reuters
8 1 (0.23%) Alterian
8 1 (0.23%) iRise
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