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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 399 303 357
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +54
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 205 334 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Applications category 3.13% 4.81% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 198 105
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 £167 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £200
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £17.00 £16.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £75.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.67 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-34.90% -10.63%

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
6544 6945 6187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.27% 13.12% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3620 3718 3237
Average daily rate £331 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 719 675
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -119 196 £300 -7.69% 111
London -94 89 £325 -8.45% 36
South East +2 46 £300 - 22
Berkshire +11 34 £300 -14.28% 3
City of London -7 33 £275 -43.29% 16
West Midlands +1 14 £279 +1.36% 8
South West +22 13 £251 +14.20% 5
East of England -3 12 £350 +36.58% 11
Cambridgeshire +11 11 £350 +55.55% 5
Yorkshire -27 11 £320 +6.66% 11
Devon - 9 £400 - 1
Exeter - 9 £400 - 1
East Midlands 0 8 £300 +57.89% 3
West Yorkshire -14 8 £320 +16.36% 7
Nottinghamshire -5 7 £300 - 2
Nottingham - 7 £300 - 2
Leeds -12 6 £323 +13.15% 5
Birmingham -3 5 £267 -2.90%
Oxfordshire -19 5 £231 -22.91% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 4 - - 4
High Wycombe +2 4 - - 1
Scotland 0 4 £325 -23.52% 2
Reading -3 4 £298 +105.17% 1
Newbury +3 3 £300 -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £325 - 1
Wales - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 3 £201 - 4
Chester +6 2 £275 - 1
Cambridge +2 2 £388 +72.22% 4

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 363 (95.53%) Photoshop
2 248 (65.26%) HTML
3 222 (58.42%) CSS
4 201 (52.89%) Adobe
5 184 (48.42%) User Experience
6 129 (33.95%) JavaScript
7 123 (32.37%) HTML5
8 89 (23.42%) CSS3
9 82 (21.58%) jQuery
10 77 (20.26%) InDesign
11 71 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (16.58%) Fireworks
12 63 (16.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 62 (16.32%) Marketing
14 61 (16.05%) Web Design
15 58 (15.26%) Information Architecture
16 55 (14.47%) Dreamweaver
17 54 (14.21%) Graphic Design
18 53 (13.95%) Axure RP
19 41 (10.79%) Microsoft
20 39 (10.26%) Degree
21 38 (10.00%) Flash
21 38 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
22 37 (9.74%) E-Commerce
23 33 (8.68%) Mobile App
24 32 (8.42%) Retail
25 31 (8.16%) Sass
26 28 (7.37%) PHP
26 28 (7.37%) MS Office
26 28 (7.37%) OmniGraffle

Adobe Illustrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 25 (6.58%) CMS
2 17 (4.47%) WordPress
3 10 (2.63%) Node.js
4 8 (2.11%) Drupal
5 5 (1.32%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.79%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.79%) Apache
7 2 (0.53%) Liferay
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.26%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 363 (95.53%) Photoshop
2 77 (20.26%) InDesign
3 63 (16.58%) Fireworks
3 63 (16.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 28 (7.37%) MS Office
4 28 (7.37%) OmniGraffle
5 25 (6.58%) Adobe After Effects
5 25 (6.58%) MS Visio
6 18 (4.74%) Acrobat
7 13 (3.42%) MS Excel
8 9 (2.37%) Adobe Captivate
9 7 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (1.05%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (1.05%) FrameMaker
10 4 (1.05%) CINEMA 4D
11 3 (0.79%) ZBrush
11 3 (0.79%) ImageReady
11 3 (0.79%) Maya
12 2 (0.53%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.53%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 7 (1.84%) Magento
2 6 (1.58%) Tridion
3 4 (1.05%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.79%) GitHub
2 3 (0.79%) SaaS
3 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.53%) Responsys
4 1 (0.26%) Yammer
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.89%) Internet
2 4 (1.05%) FTP
3 3 (0.79%) Broadband
4 2 (0.53%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) 4G
5 1 (0.26%) ATM
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.00%) MySQL
2 5 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.53%) QlikView
4 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (14.47%) Dreamweaver
2 53 (13.95%) Axure RP
3 27 (7.11%) Git (software)
4 18 (4.74%) Grunt
5 16 (4.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 10 (2.63%) Bower
7 9 (2.37%) Sublime Text
8 5 (1.32%) Subversion
9 4 (1.05%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.05%) JIRA
9 4 (1.05%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.05%) WebStorm
10 3 (0.79%) Selenium
11 2 (0.53%) NetBeans
11 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Blend
11 2 (0.53%) GCC
11 2 (0.53%) GitLab
12 1 (0.26%) PhantomJS
12 1 (0.26%) Yeoman
General
1 62 (16.32%) Marketing
2 32 (8.42%) Retail
3 27 (7.11%) Advertising
4 24 (6.32%) Finance
4 24 (6.32%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.21%) Games
6 15 (3.95%) Interactive Media
7 12 (3.16%) Banking
8 9 (2.37%) Publishing
8 9 (2.37%) Electronics
9 6 (1.58%) Legal
10 4 (1.05%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.05%) Automotive
10 4 (1.05%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.53%) Front Office
11 2 (0.53%) Law
11 2 (0.53%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.53%) French Language
11 2 (0.53%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 255 (67.11%) Designer
2 99 (26.05%) Developer
3 73 (19.21%) UX Designer
4 56 (14.74%) Web Designer
5 54 (14.21%) UI Designer
6 45 (11.84%) Front-End Developer
7 37 (9.74%) Graphic Designer
8 36 (9.47%) Web Developer
9 25 (6.58%) Junior
10 19 (5.00%) Visual Designer
11 17 (4.47%) Digital Designer
11 17 (4.47%) Junior Designer
12 16 (4.21%) Senior Designer
12 16 (4.21%) Photoshop Designer
13 14 (3.68%) User Experience Architect
13 14 (3.68%) Architect
14 9 (2.37%) E-Learning Developer
15 7 (1.84%) Front-End Web Developer
15 7 (1.84%) Interface Designer
16 6 (1.58%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (65.26%) HTML
2 222 (58.42%) CSS
3 123 (32.37%) HTML5
4 89 (23.42%) CSS3
5 82 (21.58%) jQuery
6 38 (10.00%) Flash
7 31 (8.16%) Sass
8 14 (3.68%) LESS
9 13 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (3.42%) XML
10 12 (3.16%) Ajax
11 9 (2.37%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.37%) .NET
11 9 (2.37%) XHTML
12 7 (1.84%) REST
13 5 (1.32%) PhoneGap
14 4 (1.05%) ASP.NET
14 4 (1.05%) WebGL
14 4 (1.05%) Backbone.js
15 3 (0.79%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 184 (48.42%) User Experience
2 54 (14.21%) Graphic Design
3 33 (8.68%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.68%) W3C
4 14 (3.68%) E-Learning
4 14 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.16%) Animation
5 12 (3.16%) Video Editing
6 10 (2.63%) Digital Media
7 9 (2.37%) Photography
7 9 (2.37%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.84%) Social Media
8 7 (1.84%) Learning Management System
9 5 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.32%) Online Games
9 5 (1.32%) Social Network
10 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.05%) Copywriting
10 4 (1.05%) Human Factors
11 3 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.79%) Apple iOS
2 21 (5.53%) Android
3 15 (3.95%) Windows
4 6 (1.58%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.05%) Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (16.05%) Web Design
3 58 (15.26%) Information Architecture
4 38 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 37 (9.74%) E-Commerce
6 27 (7.11%) Content Management
7 22 (5.79%) Web Development
8 20 (5.26%) UX Design
9 19 (5.00%) Usability Testing
10 14 (3.68%) SEO
11 13 (3.42%) Analytics
11 13 (3.42%) Rapid Prototyping
12 12 (3.16%) Time Management
13 11 (2.89%) Project Management
14 10 (2.63%) Scrum
15 9 (2.37%) OO
15 9 (2.37%) Digital Marketing
16 6 (1.58%) MVC
16 6 (1.58%) Online Marketing
17 5 (1.32%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 129 (33.95%) JavaScript
2 28 (7.37%) PHP
3 7 (1.84%) Objective-C
4 6 (1.58%) Java
4 6 (1.58%) PHP5
5 5 (1.32%) ActionScript
5 5 (1.32%) C++
6 4 (1.05%) ECMAScript
6 4 (1.05%) Dart
6 4 (1.05%) TypeScript
7 3 (0.79%) C#
7 3 (0.79%) SQL
8 2 (0.53%) VBA
8 2 (0.53%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.26%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.26%) C
9 1 (0.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 39 (10.26%) Degree
2 16 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.79%) ISO 9001
1 3 (0.79%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.53%) WCAG
2 2 (0.53%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) WAI
Vendors
1 201 (52.89%) Adobe
2 41 (10.79%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.37%) Twitter
3 9 (2.37%) Apple
4 8 (2.11%) Facebook
5 6 (1.58%) Oracle
5 6 (1.58%) Google
6 5 (1.32%) Orchard
7 4 (1.05%) Quark
8 3 (0.79%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.79%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.79%) DoubleClick
9 2 (0.53%) Stellent
9 2 (0.53%) Omniture
9 2 (0.53%) ExactTarget
10 1 (0.26%) Reuters
10 1 (0.26%) Alterian
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