The table below looks at the statistics for Adobe Illustrator skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe Illustrator over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 455 420 359
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -61
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 185 248 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Applications category 3.22% 3.66% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 133 186
Median daily rate £320 £323 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £290 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 17
Median hourly rate £27.20 £10.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.19% -38.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.91 £55.90 £29.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £9.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+92.10% -44.11%

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
5745 6771 7261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.78% 11.61% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3395 3962 4077
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 648 717
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £37.50 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%

Adobe Illustrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -33 184 £320 - 74
London -14 115 £322 -7.92% 32
South East -7 27 £200 -31.03% 14
East of England +14 12 £350 +55.55% 3
City of London +19 11 £338 -10.00% 4
West Midlands -25 11 £279 +23.88% 3
West Sussex +5 10 - -
Gatwick - 10 - -
Berkshire +7 8 £185 -26.00% 8
Birmingham -6 8 £325 +18.18%
Cambridgeshire +23 6 £388 +7.63%
Reading +12 6 £185 -26.00% 4
Yorkshire +11 5 £348 +131.66% 10
South West +11 5 £333 -16.87% 2
Surrey +10 5 £200 - 2
West Yorkshire +9 5 £348 +131.66% 6
Hertfordshire +4 5 £184 +22.50% 1
Croydon -13 5 - -
East Midlands +3 4 £375 +87.50% 6
Hampshire -1 3 £338 +3.84% 3
North West -5 3 £350 +7.69% 4
Devon - 3 £315 - 1
Leeds - 3 £320 - 5
Exeter - 3 £315 -
Cambridge +20 2 £388 +7.63%
Hemel Hempstead +4 2 - -
Northampton +3 2 £354 +102.14%
Northamptonshire +1 2 £354 +102.14% 3
Borehamwood -1 2 £184 +22.50%
Maidenhead -3 2 - - 1

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 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 Adobe Illustrator.

1 350 (95.63%) Photoshop
2 221 (60.38%) User Experience
3 207 (56.56%) Adobe
4 201 (54.92%) HTML
5 180 (49.18%) CSS
6 117 (31.97%) HTML5
7 115 (31.42%) Wireframes
8 114 (31.15%) JavaScript
9 105 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (20.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 72 (19.67%) CSS3
12 69 (18.85%) Web Design
12 69 (18.85%) InDesign
12 69 (18.85%) jQuery
13 68 (18.58%) Responsive Web Design
14 59 (16.12%) Prototyping
15 57 (15.57%) Marketing
16 55 (15.03%) Mobile App
17 52 (14.21%) Front End Development
17 52 (14.21%) Typography
18 46 (12.57%) OmniGraffle
19 45 (12.30%) Graphic Design
20 44 (12.02%) Android
21 39 (10.66%) Information Architecture
22 38 (10.38%) Degree
23 36 (9.84%) Web Development
23 36 (9.84%) Axure RP
24 35 (9.56%) MS Office
25 34 (9.29%) Apple iOS
26 33 (9.02%) CMS

Adobe Illustrator
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 33 (9.02%) CMS
2 20 (5.46%) WordPress
3 12 (3.28%) Marvel
3 12 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.37%) Moodle
4 5 (1.37%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.27%) Drupal
7 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 350 (95.63%) Photoshop
2 74 (20.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 69 (18.85%) InDesign
4 46 (12.57%) OmniGraffle
5 35 (9.56%) MS Office
6 26 (7.10%) Fireworks
6 26 (7.10%) InVision
7 18 (4.92%) MS Excel
8 17 (4.64%) Adobe After Effects
9 16 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
9 16 (4.37%) MS Visio
10 8 (2.19%) Acrobat
11 6 (1.64%) 3ds Max
12 5 (1.37%) CINEMA 4D
13 3 (0.82%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.82%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.82%) FreeHand
13 3 (0.82%) GIMP
14 2 (0.55%) SOLIDWORKS
14 2 (0.55%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 10 (2.73%) SDL Web 8
1 10 (2.73%) WebTrends
2 4 (1.09%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 10 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.64%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.82%) Google Play
4 3 (0.82%) MailChimp
4 3 (0.82%) Slack
5 2 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.55%) GitHub
5 2 (0.55%) Google Drive
5 2 (0.55%) SaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.91%) Internet
2 4 (1.09%) HTTP
2 4 (1.09%) Intranet
2 4 (1.09%) Skype
3 2 (0.55%) LAN
3 2 (0.55%) Network Security
3 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.55%) WAN
3 2 (0.55%) WebEx
3 2 (0.55%) Wireless
4 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.19%) MySQL
2 6 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 36 (9.84%) Axure RP
2 25 (6.83%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.01%) Dreamweaver
4 15 (4.10%) Grunt
4 15 (4.10%) gulp
5 12 (3.28%) Jasmine
6 10 (2.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 10 (2.73%) Mercurial
7 7 (1.91%) JIRA
8 6 (1.64%) IntelliJ
8 6 (1.64%) WebStorm
9 4 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.09%) Mocha
10 3 (0.82%) Bower
10 3 (0.82%) git-flow
10 3 (0.82%) PhantomJS
10 3 (0.82%) Selenium
10 3 (0.82%) Subversion
10 3 (0.82%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.82%) webpack
General
1 57 (15.57%) Marketing
2 31 (8.47%) Finance
3 22 (6.01%) Games
4 16 (4.37%) Retail
5 13 (3.55%) Multimedia
6 11 (3.01%) Banking
6 11 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.19%) Advertising
7 8 (2.19%) Publishing
8 4 (1.09%) Interactive Media
8 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.82%) Military
10 2 (0.55%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 262 (71.58%) Designer
2 94 (25.68%) UI Designer
3 83 (22.68%) Developer
4 66 (18.03%) UX Designer
5 44 (12.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 42 (11.48%) Visual Designer
7 40 (10.93%) Web Designer
8 35 (9.56%) Senior Designer
9 33 (9.02%) Digital Designer
10 27 (7.38%) UI Developer
11 25 (6.83%) JavaScript Developer
11 25 (6.83%) UI/UX Designer
12 23 (6.28%) UI/UX Developer
12 23 (6.28%) UX Developer
13 22 (6.01%) Graphic Designer
14 16 (4.37%) HTML CSS Designer
15 15 (4.10%) Photoshop Designer
16 14 (3.83%) HTML Developer
17 12 (3.28%) Interaction Designer
17 12 (3.28%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (54.92%) HTML
2 180 (49.18%) CSS
3 117 (31.97%) HTML5
4 72 (19.67%) CSS3
5 69 (18.85%) jQuery
6 33 (9.02%) Ajax
7 29 (7.92%) AngularJS
8 28 (7.65%) Flash
9 21 (5.74%) Sass
10 18 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (3.83%) Node.js
12 11 (3.01%) LESS
13 10 (2.73%) REST
13 10 (2.73%) XHTML
14 6 (1.64%) PhoneGap
15 5 (1.37%) DHTML
15 5 (1.37%) XML
16 4 (1.09%) .NET
16 4 (1.09%) Polymer
16 4 (1.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 221 (60.38%) User Experience
2 55 (15.03%) Mobile App
3 45 (12.30%) Graphic Design
4 20 (5.46%) Social Media
5 18 (4.92%) Digital Media
6 16 (4.37%) Animation
7 14 (3.83%) Motion Graphics
7 14 (3.83%) Visualisation
8 12 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (3.01%) 3D Graphics
10 10 (2.73%) W3C
11 9 (2.46%) e-Learning
11 9 (2.46%) Interactive TV
12 7 (1.91%) Psychology
13 6 (1.64%) Blog
13 6 (1.64%) Fintech
13 6 (1.64%) Photography
14 5 (1.37%) Copywriting
14 5 (1.37%) Statistics
14 5 (1.37%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.02%) Android
2 34 (9.29%) Apple iOS
3 13 (3.55%) Windows
4 4 (1.09%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.09%) Windows Phone
5 3 (0.82%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (31.42%) Wireframes
2 105 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (18.85%) Web Design
4 68 (18.58%) Responsive Web Design
5 59 (16.12%) Prototyping
6 52 (14.21%) Front End Development
6 52 (14.21%) Typography
7 39 (10.66%) Information Architecture
8 36 (9.84%) Web Development
9 30 (8.20%) E-Commerce
10 24 (6.56%) Analytics
11 23 (6.28%) Scrum
12 19 (5.19%) UX Design
13 17 (4.64%) Product Management
14 15 (4.10%) Usability Testing
15 12 (3.28%) Content Management
15 12 (3.28%) Project Management
15 12 (3.28%) SEO
15 12 (3.28%) Time Management
16 11 (3.01%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 114 (31.15%) JavaScript
2 29 (7.92%) PHP
3 15 (4.10%) Java
4 6 (1.64%) ActionScript
4 6 (1.64%) Dart
4 6 (1.64%) ECMAScript
4 6 (1.64%) TypeScript
5 5 (1.37%) SQL
6 4 (1.09%) ES6
7 2 (0.55%) Ruby
8 1 (0.27%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.27%) C
8 1 (0.27%) C#
8 1 (0.27%) C++
8 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.27%) Python
8 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (10.38%) Degree
2 5 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.46%) QA
2 4 (1.09%) ISO 14001
2 4 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 207 (56.56%) Adobe
2 20 (5.46%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.83%) Google
4 10 (2.73%) Apple
5 7 (1.91%) Sage
6 4 (1.09%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (1.09%) FrontRange
7 3 (0.82%) Autodesk
7 3 (0.82%) Marketo
7 3 (0.82%) Twitter
8 2 (0.55%) arcserve
8 2 (0.55%) Facebook
8 2 (0.55%) IBM
8 2 (0.55%) Kaspersky
8 2 (0.55%) Meraki
8 2 (0.55%) Quark
9 1 (0.27%) Brightcove
9 1 (0.27%) ClickTale
9 1 (0.27%) Maxymiser
9 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
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Rate: £40.00 - £60.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £20,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Circa £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: From £525 to £550 per day TBC
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £180 - £230 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Media
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