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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 382 331 379
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +48
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 265 323 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.57% 0.43%
As % of the Applications category 3.80% 4.40% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 198 102
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £315 £213
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +48.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 9
Average hourly rate £10.75 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.27% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £31.07 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-41.17% -2.85%

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
6965 7345 6678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.73% 12.98% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4098 4128 3641
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 653 723 655
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -67 241 £325 - 96
London -7 139 £350 +7.69% 32
South East -43 43 £290 -7.20% 21
City of London +3 29 £375 +2.38% 9
Scotland +4 18 £425 +88.88% 1
Hampshire +1 18 £325 -7.14% 6
North West -13 17 £325 -13.33% 9
Manchester +4 16 £325 -13.33% 5
East of England -8 16 £225 -35.71% 5
Basingstoke +10 14 £300 - 1
Edinburgh -5 14 £450 +140.00%
Berkshire -16 14 £250 -20.00% 1
West Midlands +9 12 £250 -10.71% 10
Reading 0 10 £250 - 1
East Sussex +7 9 £288 - 1
Brighton +6 8 £288 - 1
Cambridgeshire -3 7 £360 +33.95% 1
Hertfordshire -14 7 £150 -57.14% 3
North East -19 7 £413 +3.12%
Croydon - 7 - -
Welwyn Garden City -5 6 - - 2
Warwickshire +10 4 £300 - 3
Bristol 0 4 £400 -
Cambridge -3 4 £360 - 1
Oxfordshire -20 4 £295 -21.33% 3
Tyne and Wear -24 4 £375 -6.25%
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 4 £375 -6.25%
South West -27 4 £400 +14.28% 4
Maidenhead 0 3 £290 -25.64%
Solihull -3 3 £225 -18.18%

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 456 (97.02%) Photoshop
2 268 (57.02%) HTML
3 252 (53.62%) CSS
4 236 (50.21%) Adobe
5 234 (49.79%) User Experience
6 160 (34.04%) JavaScript
7 129 (27.45%) HTML5
8 112 (23.83%) CSS3
9 95 (20.21%) jQuery
10 91 (19.36%) Web Design
11 88 (18.72%) Marketing
11 88 (18.72%) Responsive Web Design
12 87 (18.51%) InDesign
13 83 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
14 77 (16.38%) Axure RP
15 76 (16.17%) Graphic Design
16 70 (14.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 60 (12.77%) Information Architecture
18 58 (12.34%) Degree
19 57 (12.13%) Flash
20 55 (11.70%) Sass
21 48 (10.21%) Git (software)
22 47 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
23 46 (9.79%) Fireworks
23 46 (9.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 44 (9.36%) Dreamweaver
25 42 (8.94%) E-Commerce
26 41 (8.72%) Telecoms
27 37 (7.87%) W3C
28 36 (7.66%) Mobile App

Adobe Illustrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 32 (6.81%) CMS
2 27 (5.74%) WordPress
3 17 (3.62%) Node.js
4 8 (1.70%) Drupal
5 6 (1.28%) Apache
6 5 (1.06%) Joomla!
7 3 (0.64%) IIS
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.43%) WildFly
8 2 (0.43%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.43%) Confluence
8 2 (0.43%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.43%) Mule
9 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.21%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 456 (97.02%) Photoshop
2 87 (18.51%) InDesign
3 70 (14.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 47 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
5 46 (9.79%) Fireworks
6 35 (7.45%) Adobe After Effects
7 30 (6.38%) MS Visio
8 22 (4.68%) MS Office
9 17 (3.62%) Acrobat
10 12 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
10 12 (2.55%) MS Excel
11 6 (1.28%) CINEMA 4D
12 5 (1.06%) QuarkXPress
12 5 (1.06%) Maya
13 4 (0.85%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.64%) FreeHand
14 3 (0.64%) ZBrush
15 2 (0.43%) MODO
15 2 (0.43%) SketchUp
15 2 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 10 (2.13%) Tridion
2 6 (1.28%) Magento
3 4 (0.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.64%) GitHub
3 3 (0.64%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.43%) Responsys
5 1 (0.21%) eCircle
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.47%) Internet
2 6 (1.28%) Intranet
3 3 (0.64%) VPN
4 2 (0.43%) FTP
4 2 (0.43%) Firewall
4 2 (0.43%) SSL
4 2 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.21%) 4G
5 1 (0.21%) DHCP
5 1 (0.21%) SSH
5 1 (0.21%) HTTP
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.98%) MySQL
2 10 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.64%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.64%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.43%) Spotfire
4 2 (0.43%) QlikView
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.21%) Big Data
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 77 (16.38%) Axure RP
2 48 (10.21%) Git (software)
3 44 (9.36%) Dreamweaver
4 29 (6.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 17 (3.62%) Grunt
6 15 (3.19%) gulp
7 10 (2.13%) WebStorm
7 10 (2.13%) Mercurial
7 10 (2.13%) IntelliJ
8 8 (1.70%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.49%) Subversion
9 7 (1.49%) Selenium
10 6 (1.28%) JIRA
11 5 (1.06%) PhantomJS
11 5 (1.06%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.85%) Bower
12 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Blend
13 3 (0.64%) Sublime Text
14 2 (0.43%) GitLab
14 2 (0.43%) SonarQube
General
1 88 (18.72%) Marketing
2 41 (8.72%) Telecoms
3 34 (7.23%) Advertising
4 33 (7.02%) Retail
5 30 (6.38%) Finance
6 25 (5.32%) Games
7 18 (3.83%) Banking
8 16 (3.40%) Interactive Media
9 15 (3.19%) Multimedia
10 10 (2.13%) Legal
11 9 (1.91%) Electronics
12 7 (1.49%) Publishing
13 4 (0.85%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.43%) Automotive
14 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.43%) Front Office
14 2 (0.43%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 287 (61.06%) Designer
2 124 (26.38%) Developer
3 66 (14.04%) UX Designer
4 65 (13.83%) UI Designer
5 58 (12.34%) Web Designer
6 49 (10.43%) Front-End Developer
7 47 (10.00%) Web Developer
8 42 (8.94%) Graphic Designer
9 34 (7.23%) UI/UX Designer
10 32 (6.81%) Senior Designer
11 29 (6.17%) Photoshop Designer
12 26 (5.53%) Junior
13 22 (4.68%) Digital Designer
13 22 (4.68%) Visual Designer
14 14 (2.98%) UI Developer
14 14 (2.98%) UI Programmer
15 13 (2.77%) Architect
15 13 (2.77%) Consultant
16 12 (2.55%) User Experience Architect
17 11 (2.34%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (57.02%) HTML
2 252 (53.62%) CSS
3 129 (27.45%) HTML5
4 112 (23.83%) CSS3
5 95 (20.21%) jQuery
6 57 (12.13%) Flash
7 55 (11.70%) Sass
8 46 (9.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (5.53%) AngularJS
10 25 (5.32%) XHTML
11 21 (4.47%) LESS
12 19 (4.04%) XML
13 18 (3.83%) .NET
13 18 (3.83%) Ajax
14 14 (2.98%) ASP.NET
14 14 (2.98%) Web Services
15 10 (2.13%) REST
15 10 (2.13%) PhoneGap
16 8 (1.70%) JSON
17 7 (1.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 234 (49.79%) User Experience
2 76 (16.17%) Graphic Design
3 37 (7.87%) W3C
4 36 (7.66%) Mobile App
5 28 (5.96%) Animation
6 26 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (4.47%) Digital Media
8 20 (4.26%) Photography
9 17 (3.62%) Visualisation
9 17 (3.62%) Social Media
10 11 (2.34%) Computer Science
11 10 (2.13%) Video Editing
12 8 (1.70%) Online Games
13 6 (1.28%) Copywriting
13 6 (1.28%) New Media
14 5 (1.06%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
15 4 (0.85%) Interactive TV
15 4 (0.85%) FMCG
15 4 (0.85%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.13%) Windows
2 9 (1.91%) Android
3 8 (1.70%) Linux
3 8 (1.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.43%) CentOS
5 1 (0.21%) UNIX
5 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (19.36%) Web Design
2 88 (18.72%) Responsive Web Design
3 83 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (12.77%) Information Architecture
5 42 (8.94%) E-Commerce
6 33 (7.02%) Web Development
7 31 (6.60%) Content Management
8 28 (5.96%) UX Design
9 23 (4.89%) OO
10 21 (4.47%) MVC
11 19 (4.04%) Digital Marketing
11 19 (4.04%) Web Accessibility
12 18 (3.83%) Time Management
13 17 (3.62%) Project Management
13 17 (3.62%) Scrum
14 16 (3.40%) Workflow
14 16 (3.40%) Analytics
15 14 (2.98%) SEO
16 13 (2.77%) Usability Testing
16 13 (2.77%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 160 (34.04%) JavaScript
2 33 (7.02%) PHP
3 18 (3.83%) Java
4 14 (2.98%) C#
5 11 (2.34%) ActionScript
6 10 (2.13%) ECMAScript
6 10 (2.13%) TypeScript
6 10 (2.13%) Dart
7 9 (1.91%) PHP5
8 8 (1.70%) ActionScript 3.0
9 6 (1.28%) SQL
10 4 (0.85%) XAML
11 3 (0.64%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.43%) VBA
12 2 (0.43%) Python
13 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.21%) Ruby
13 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (12.34%) Degree
2 19 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.85%) QA
2 3 (0.64%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.64%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.43%) WCAG
4 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.43%) vCloud
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.43%) ZABBIX
2 2 (0.43%) Ansible
2 2 (0.43%) logstash
2 2 (0.43%) Salt
2 2 (0.43%) Kibana
2 2 (0.43%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 236 (50.21%) Adobe
2 33 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.98%) Macromedia
4 10 (2.13%) Google
5 9 (1.91%) Apple
6 6 (1.28%) Twitter
7 5 (1.06%) Facebook
8 4 (0.85%) DoubleClick
8 4 (0.85%) Quark
9 3 (0.64%) VMware
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle
10 2 (0.43%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.43%) Stellent
10 2 (0.43%) Omniture
10 2 (0.43%) ExactTarget
11 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.21%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.21%) Alterian
11 1 (0.21%) Reuters
11 1 (0.21%) Symantec
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £300 to £350 p/day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Suffolk
Premier IT
Rate: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 per day, Benefits extensions likely, brilliant brand
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £120 - 200 per day
Posted: 25 days ago