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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 329 370 413
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +43
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 330 218 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Applications category 4.39% 3.30% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 102 121
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £396 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £256 £275
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £20.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -61.11%

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
7523 6605 7513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.02% 12.53% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4143 3616 3929
Average daily rate £340 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 632 772
Average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.22 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +75 318 £325 +12.06% 108
London +59 145 £325 - 34
South East +18 66 £313 +95.31% 18
City of London +30 34 £375 +29.31% 7
East of England -4 34 £350 +13.36% 7
South West -10 26 £350 +42.27% 3
Hertfordshire -7 21 £350 +21.73% 2
Berkshire +21 19 £313 +177.77% 1
East Midlands +20 19 £250 -13.04% 11
Watford - 16 £350 -
Hampshire -4 15 £350 +133.33% 6
Devon -7 15 £375 +100.53% 1
West Midlands -8 10 £315 -1.56% 2
Leicestershire +10 9 £190 -33.91% 3
Surrey -3 9 £175 -9.67% 2
North West -19 9 £350 - 14
Northamptonshire - 9 £275 - 5
Northampton - 9 £275 - 4
Maidenhead +7 8 £390 +420.00%
Yorkshire +6 8 £300 +11.62% 12
Swindon +1 8 £350 -12.50%
Wiltshire -2 8 £350 -12.50%
Scotland -14 8 £225 -50.00% 1
Norfolk - 8 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £200 - 2
Norwich - 7 £325 - 1
West Sussex - 7 £363 -
Manchester -15 6 £350 - 6
Glasgow -22 6 £250 -44.44%
Portsmouth - 6 - - 1

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 609 (93.69%) Photoshop
2 418 (64.31%) HTML
3 395 (60.77%) CSS
4 316 (48.62%) Adobe
5 308 (47.38%) User Experience
6 231 (35.54%) JavaScript
7 174 (26.77%) HTML5
8 127 (19.54%) jQuery
9 125 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 123 (18.92%) CSS3
11 117 (18.00%) Flash
12 101 (15.54%) InDesign
13 97 (14.92%) Axure RP
14 88 (13.54%) Web Design
14 88 (13.54%) Marketing
15 86 (13.23%) Android
16 82 (12.62%) Responsive Web Design
17 70 (10.77%) Mobile App
18 63 (9.69%) Apple iOS
19 62 (9.54%) OmniGraffle
19 62 (9.54%) Graphic Design
19 62 (9.54%) Adobe After Effects
19 62 (9.54%) Fireworks
20 58 (8.92%) E-Commerce
21 53 (8.15%) XHTML
22 51 (7.85%) Degree
23 50 (7.69%) Retail
24 49 (7.54%) Finance
25 48 (7.38%) Dreamweaver
26 47 (7.23%) Animation

Adobe Illustrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 17 (2.62%) CMS
2 14 (2.15%) WordPress
3 10 (1.54%) Node.js
4 9 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.62%) Drupal
6 2 (0.31%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.31%) Moodle
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 609 (93.69%) Photoshop
2 101 (15.54%) InDesign
3 62 (9.54%) OmniGraffle
3 62 (9.54%) Fireworks
3 62 (9.54%) Adobe After Effects
4 25 (3.85%) MS Office
5 22 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (2.00%) Acrobat
7 11 (1.69%) FrameMaker
7 11 (1.69%) MS Visio
8 10 (1.54%) MS Excel
9 7 (1.08%) CINEMA 4D
10 6 (0.92%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (0.92%) 3ds Max
10 6 (0.92%) CorelDRAW
10 6 (0.92%) MS Project
11 4 (0.62%) Maya
11 4 (0.62%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.15%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Magento
2 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.46%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Summit
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.54%) Amazon S3
1 10 (1.54%) Heroku
1 10 (1.54%) GitHub
2 2 (0.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Office 365
3 1 (0.15%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.31%) Internet
2 10 (1.54%) SSH
3 7 (1.08%) FTP
4 5 (0.77%) Intranet
5 1 (0.15%) LAN
5 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.69%) MySQL
2 10 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 8 (1.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.31%) MS Access
5 1 (0.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 97 (14.92%) Axure RP
2 48 (7.38%) Dreamweaver
3 37 (5.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 19 (2.92%) Subversion
5 18 (2.77%) Microsoft Blend
6 17 (2.62%) Karma Test Runner
7 12 (1.85%) Visual Studio
8 11 (1.69%) Git (software)
8 11 (1.69%) Grunt
9 10 (1.54%) Sublime Text
9 10 (1.54%) RSpec
9 10 (1.54%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.08%) Jasmine
11 6 (0.92%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.77%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.77%) Flex Builder
13 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.46%) NUnit
14 3 (0.46%) JIRA
14 3 (0.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 88 (13.54%) Marketing
2 50 (7.69%) Retail
3 49 (7.54%) Finance
4 34 (5.23%) Banking
5 30 (4.62%) Advertising
6 23 (3.54%) Games
7 18 (2.77%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.46%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.69%) Multimedia
10 10 (1.54%) Publishing
11 9 (1.38%) Automotive
12 8 (1.23%) Investment Banking
12 8 (1.23%) Interactive Media
13 7 (1.08%) Legal
13 7 (1.08%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.92%) Back Office
15 4 (0.62%) French Language
16 2 (0.31%) Electronics
17 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 410 (63.08%) Designer
2 191 (29.38%) Developer
3 94 (14.46%) Front-End Developer
4 92 (14.15%) Web Designer
5 91 (14.00%) User Experience Designer
6 70 (10.77%) Digital Designer
7 67 (10.31%) UI Designer
8 50 (7.69%) Web Developer
9 47 (7.23%) Visual Designer
10 45 (6.92%) Photoshop Designer
11 41 (6.31%) Graphic Designer
12 32 (4.92%) Senior Designer
13 27 (4.15%) UI Developer
14 26 (4.00%) UI Programmer
15 17 (2.62%) Junior
16 15 (2.31%) Front-End Web Developer
16 15 (2.31%) Senior User Experience Designer
17 14 (2.15%) Interface Designer
18 13 (2.00%) Author
19 11 (1.69%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (64.31%) HTML
2 395 (60.77%) CSS
3 174 (26.77%) HTML5
4 127 (19.54%) jQuery
5 123 (18.92%) CSS3
6 117 (18.00%) Flash
7 53 (8.15%) XHTML
8 43 (6.62%) Ajax
9 42 (6.46%) AngularJS
10 31 (4.77%) Sass
10 31 (4.77%) XML
11 24 (3.69%) WPF
12 23 (3.54%) JSON
13 22 (3.38%) Backbone.js
14 20 (3.08%) Apache Flex
15 17 (2.62%) Silverlight
15 17 (2.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (2.31%) Ruby on Rails
16 15 (2.31%) .NET
17 9 (1.38%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 308 (47.38%) User Experience
2 70 (10.77%) Mobile App
3 62 (9.54%) Graphic Design
4 47 (7.23%) Animation
5 35 (5.38%) Social Media
6 29 (4.46%) W3C
7 24 (3.69%) iPhone
8 16 (2.46%) Smartphone
9 13 (2.00%) E-Learning
9 13 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (1.69%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.38%) Photography
11 9 (1.38%) Visualisation
12 8 (1.23%) Open Source
13 6 (0.92%) RIA
14 5 (0.77%) Online Games
14 5 (0.77%) Streaming Video
14 5 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.62%) Online Banking
15 4 (0.62%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 86 (13.23%) Android
2 63 (9.69%) Apple iOS
3 28 (4.31%) Windows
4 17 (2.62%) Windows Mobile
5 11 (1.69%) Mac OS
6 10 (1.54%) Linux
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (13.54%) Web Design
3 82 (12.62%) Responsive Web Design
4 58 (8.92%) E-Commerce
5 47 (7.23%) Web Development
6 44 (6.77%) Scrum
6 44 (6.77%) Information Architecture
7 35 (5.38%) Usability Testing
8 33 (5.08%) User Experience Design
8 33 (5.08%) OO
9 28 (4.31%) SEO
10 26 (4.00%) TDD
11 25 (3.85%) Web Accessibility
12 21 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (2.31%) Project Management
13 15 (2.31%) MVVM
14 14 (2.15%) Content Management
15 13 (2.00%) Software Engineering
15 13 (2.00%) Time Management
16 11 (1.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 231 (35.54%) JavaScript
2 29 (4.46%) PHP
3 22 (3.38%) XAML
4 20 (3.08%) ActionScript
5 16 (2.46%) Java
5 16 (2.46%) Ruby
6 14 (2.15%) ActionScript 3.0
7 11 (1.69%) C#
8 6 (0.92%) ActionScript 2.0
9 5 (0.77%) SQL
10 2 (0.31%) Python
10 2 (0.31%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.31%) Lua
Qualifications
1 51 (7.85%) Degree
2 12 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.46%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.15%) WCAG
Vendors
1 316 (48.62%) Adobe
2 37 (5.69%) Microsoft
3 18 (2.77%) Apple
4 16 (2.46%) Orchard
5 13 (2.00%) Google
6 8 (1.23%) Twitter
7 6 (0.92%) Infragistics
8 5 (0.77%) Oracle
9 4 (0.62%) Facebook
9 4 (0.62%) Yahoo!
10 3 (0.46%) Appcelerator
10 3 (0.46%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.46%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.46%) SAP
10 3 (0.46%) Stellent
10 3 (0.46%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.31%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.31%) Nokia
11 2 (0.31%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.31%) DoubleClick
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