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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 379 318 359
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +41
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 231 314 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.58% 0.46%
As % of the Applications category 3.40% 4.48% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 186 107
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £198 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £184
% change year-on-year
- +63.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £9.00 £16.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £36.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.67 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-34.90% -16.00%

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
6799 7006 6420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.12% 13.01% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3879 3819 3440
Average daily rate £340 £325 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 720 673
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -69 217 £300 -7.69% 95
London -86 98 £350 -4.10% 32
South East -8 57 £300 -14.28% 21
Berkshire +9 31 £300 -14.28% 4
City of London -21 27 £300 -29.41% 10
West Midlands +6 15 £269 -2.36% 6
Hampshire +2 14 £350 +7.69% 6
South West +13 13 £251 +14.20% 3
East of England 0 13 £150 -36.84% 3
Basingstoke +11 12 £350 +16.66% 2
Scotland +4 9 £438 +2.94% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £425 +88.88% 1
East Midlands -7 9 £300 +53.84% 6
Devon - 9 £400 - 2
Exeter - 9 £400 - 1
Edinburgh +3 8 £438 +150.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -2 7 £300 - 2
Nottingham - 7 £300 - 1
Reading +6 6 £235 -
Leeds -16 5 £323 +9.32%
Oxfordshire -18 5 £231 -22.91%
West Yorkshire -22 5 £323 +17.27% 1
Yorkshire -31 5 £323 +7.50% 6
Staffordshire - 5 £201 - 1
North East -13 4 £375 +200.00%
North West -33 4 £275 -8.33% 18
Solihull +3 3 £270 -1.81%
Buckinghamshire +1 3 - - 2
Newbury +1 3 £300 -
Croydon -7 3 - -

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 391 (97.51%) Photoshop
2 252 (62.84%) HTML
3 233 (58.10%) CSS
4 205 (51.12%) User Experience
5 200 (49.88%) Adobe
6 142 (35.41%) JavaScript
7 119 (29.68%) HTML5
8 93 (23.19%) CSS3
9 80 (19.95%) Web Design
10 79 (19.70%) jQuery
11 72 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
11 72 (17.96%) InDesign
12 67 (16.71%) Graphic Design
13 63 (15.71%) Marketing
13 63 (15.71%) Information Architecture
14 61 (15.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 61 (15.21%) Fireworks
15 59 (14.71%) Axure RP
16 51 (12.72%) Flash
17 50 (12.47%) Dreamweaver
18 48 (11.97%) Responsive Web Design
19 44 (10.97%) Sass
20 39 (9.73%) Degree
20 39 (9.73%) E-Commerce
21 38 (9.48%) Retail
22 35 (8.73%) Git (software)
23 34 (8.48%) Mobile App
24 33 (8.23%) Microsoft
25 32 (7.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 31 (7.73%) OmniGraffle

Adobe Illustrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 21 (5.24%) CMS
2 17 (4.24%) WordPress
3 13 (3.24%) Node.js
4 5 (1.25%) Drupal
5 4 (1.00%) Apache
6 3 (0.75%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.50%) IIS
8 1 (0.25%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
Applications
1 391 (97.51%) Photoshop
2 72 (17.96%) InDesign
3 61 (15.21%) Fireworks
3 61 (15.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 31 (7.73%) OmniGraffle
5 25 (6.23%) Adobe After Effects
6 24 (5.99%) MS Visio
7 21 (5.24%) MS Office
8 15 (3.74%) Acrobat
9 7 (1.75%) MS Excel
10 6 (1.50%) CINEMA 4D
11 5 (1.25%) Maya
12 4 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (0.75%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.75%) ZBrush
13 3 (0.75%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.75%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.75%) ImageReady
14 2 (0.50%) Edge Animate
14 2 (0.50%) MODO
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Tridion
2 5 (1.25%) Magento
3 4 (1.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.75%) SaaS
2 3 (0.75%) GitHub
3 2 (0.50%) Responsys
3 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.74%) Internet
2 3 (0.75%) Broadband
3 2 (0.50%) FTP
3 2 (0.50%) SSL
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) 4G
4 1 (0.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.24%) MySQL
2 4 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.50%) Spotfire
3 2 (0.50%) QlikView
3 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (14.71%) Axure RP
2 50 (12.47%) Dreamweaver
3 35 (8.73%) Git (software)
4 21 (5.24%) Grunt
5 18 (4.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 13 (3.24%) gulp
7 11 (2.74%) Bower
8 9 (2.24%) Sublime Text
9 6 (1.50%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.50%) WebStorm
9 6 (1.50%) IntelliJ
10 5 (1.25%) Subversion
11 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Blend
12 3 (0.75%) Selenium
12 3 (0.75%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.75%) PhantomJS
13 2 (0.50%) GitLab
13 2 (0.50%) GCC
13 2 (0.50%) JIRA
13 2 (0.50%) NetBeans
General
1 63 (15.71%) Marketing
2 38 (9.48%) Retail
3 31 (7.73%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.23%) Finance
4 25 (6.23%) Advertising
5 18 (4.49%) Games
6 16 (3.99%) Interactive Media
7 12 (2.99%) Banking
8 10 (2.49%) Legal
9 9 (2.24%) Electronics
10 4 (1.00%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.00%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.50%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.50%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.50%) French Language
12 2 (0.50%) Front Office
12 2 (0.50%) Automotive
12 2 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 267 (66.58%) Designer
2 102 (25.44%) Developer
3 71 (17.71%) UX Designer
4 63 (15.71%) Web Designer
5 60 (14.96%) UI Designer
6 43 (10.72%) Front-End Developer
7 33 (8.23%) Graphic Designer
8 32 (7.98%) Web Developer
9 27 (6.73%) UI/UX Designer
10 26 (6.48%) Photoshop Designer
10 26 (6.48%) Senior Designer
11 20 (4.99%) Digital Designer
11 20 (4.99%) Junior
12 19 (4.74%) Visual Designer
13 13 (3.24%) User Experience Architect
13 13 (3.24%) Architect
14 12 (2.99%) Junior Designer
15 10 (2.49%) UI Programmer
15 10 (2.49%) UI Developer
15 10 (2.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (62.84%) HTML
2 233 (58.10%) CSS
3 119 (29.68%) HTML5
4 93 (23.19%) CSS3
5 79 (19.70%) jQuery
6 51 (12.72%) Flash
7 44 (10.97%) Sass
8 32 (7.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 23 (5.74%) XHTML
10 14 (3.49%) AngularJS
11 13 (3.24%) XML
11 13 (3.24%) Ajax
12 10 (2.49%) .NET
12 10 (2.49%) LESS
13 9 (2.24%) REST
14 7 (1.75%) PhoneGap
15 5 (1.25%) ASP.NET
16 4 (1.00%) Web Services
16 4 (1.00%) WPF
17 3 (0.75%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 205 (51.12%) User Experience
2 67 (16.71%) Graphic Design
3 34 (8.48%) Mobile App
4 31 (7.73%) W3C
5 18 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.24%) Visualisation
7 10 (2.49%) Photography
7 10 (2.49%) Video Editing
8 9 (2.24%) Animation
9 7 (1.75%) E-Learning
9 7 (1.75%) Social Media
10 6 (1.50%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.50%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.25%) Online Games
12 4 (1.00%) Social Network
12 4 (1.00%) Human Factors
12 4 (1.00%) Learning Management System
12 4 (1.00%) Copywriting
12 4 (1.00%) Interactive TV
12 4 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.49%) Apple iOS
2 16 (3.99%) Android
3 12 (2.99%) Windows
4 5 (1.25%) Linux
4 5 (1.25%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.25%) UNIX
5 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (19.95%) Web Design
2 72 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (15.71%) Information Architecture
4 48 (11.97%) Responsive Web Design
5 39 (9.73%) E-Commerce
6 28 (6.98%) Content Management
7 21 (5.24%) Web Development
8 19 (4.74%) Usability Testing
9 18 (4.49%) UX Design
10 17 (4.24%) Web Accessibility
11 14 (3.49%) Rapid Prototyping
12 13 (3.24%) Time Management
12 13 (3.24%) SEO
13 12 (2.99%) Analytics
14 11 (2.74%) Project Management
14 11 (2.74%) Scrum
15 10 (2.49%) Workflow
15 10 (2.49%) OO
16 9 (2.24%) Digital Marketing
17 8 (2.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 142 (35.41%) JavaScript
2 25 (6.23%) PHP
3 10 (2.49%) Java
4 7 (1.75%) ActionScript
4 7 (1.75%) Objective-C
5 6 (1.50%) PHP5
5 6 (1.50%) ECMAScript
5 6 (1.50%) TypeScript
5 6 (1.50%) Dart
6 5 (1.25%) C++
6 5 (1.25%) SQL
7 4 (1.00%) C#
7 4 (1.00%) XAML
8 2 (0.50%) VBA
8 2 (0.50%) Python
8 2 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.25%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.25%) C
9 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (9.73%) Degree
2 17 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.00%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.75%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.50%) WCAG
4 1 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 200 (49.88%) Adobe
2 33 (8.23%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.49%) Macromedia
4 9 (2.24%) Twitter
5 8 (2.00%) Facebook
6 7 (1.75%) Google
6 7 (1.75%) Apple
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle
7 3 (0.75%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.75%) DoubleClick
7 3 (0.75%) Orchard
8 2 (0.50%) Omniture
8 2 (0.50%) ExactTarget
8 2 (0.50%) Stellent
8 2 (0.50%) Quark
9 1 (0.25%) Reuters
9 1 (0.25%) Alterian
9 1 (0.25%) IBM
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