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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 346 379 383
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +4
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 295 206 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Applications category 4.03% 3.10% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 126 104
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +22.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £189 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £260 £225
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Average hourly rate £16.76 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £30.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.63% +26.66%

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
7318 6643 6297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.83% 12.78% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 3615 3144
Average daily rate £330 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £136 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 656 738
Average hourly rate £14.63 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.34 £10.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.67 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +53 288 £350 +24.88% 110
London +28 138 £345 +6.15% 45
South East -7 54 £303 +32.96% 22
City of London +18 37 £388 +40.90% 7
East Midlands +24 26 £225 +12.50% 5
Leicestershire +32 22 £210 +5.00% 3
Berkshire +14 21 £275 +83.33% 9
East of England -8 18 £350 +14.75% 6
Yorkshire +3 16 £350 +107.40% 6
North West +4 13 £350 +59.09% 9
Norfolk +14 11 £350 +14.75%
Norwich +13 11 £350 +14.75%
Buckinghamshire -2 10 £340 +44.68%
North East - 10 £450 - 4
South West -29 9 £350 -12.50% 7
Tyne and Wear - 9 £450 - 3
Leicester - 9 £195 - 1
West Yorkshire +4 8 £350 +107.40% 1
Leeds -3 8 £350 +115.38% 1
West Midlands -9 8 £315 +20.00% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £463 - 2
Manchester - 8 £350 - 4
Surrey -12 7 - - 3
Milton Keynes -5 6 £340 -
Hertfordshire -9 6 £350 +14.28% 3
North Yorkshire - 6 £350 - 4
West Sussex - 6 £363 -
York - 5 £350 - 1
Watford +3 4 £350 -
Northampton -6 4 - -

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 573 (94.40%) Photoshop
2 400 (65.90%) HTML
3 374 (61.61%) CSS
4 314 (51.73%) Adobe
5 280 (46.13%) User Experience
6 210 (34.60%) JavaScript
7 166 (27.35%) HTML5
8 133 (21.91%) jQuery
9 112 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
10 102 (16.80%) Axure RP
11 100 (16.47%) CSS3
12 89 (14.66%) Flash
13 88 (14.50%) Web Design
14 84 (13.84%) InDesign
15 82 (13.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 77 (12.69%) Marketing
16 77 (12.69%) Graphic Design
17 72 (11.86%) Dreamweaver
18 67 (11.04%) Responsive Web Design
19 64 (10.54%) Android
20 62 (10.21%) Mobile App
21 61 (10.05%) E-Commerce
22 55 (9.06%) Apple iOS
23 49 (8.07%) Finance
24 47 (7.74%) Degree
24 47 (7.74%) Information Architecture
25 46 (7.58%) OmniGraffle
26 45 (7.41%) Fireworks
26 45 (7.41%) XHTML
27 43 (7.08%) Web Development

Adobe Illustrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (3.95%) CMS
2 21 (3.46%) WordPress
3 15 (2.47%) Drupal
3 15 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.99%) Node.js
5 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.33%) Liferay
5 2 (0.33%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.16%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.16%) Kinematics
Applications
1 573 (94.40%) Photoshop
2 84 (13.84%) InDesign
3 82 (13.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 46 (7.58%) OmniGraffle
5 45 (7.41%) Fireworks
6 35 (5.77%) Adobe After Effects
7 26 (4.28%) Acrobat
8 25 (4.12%) MS Office
9 24 (3.95%) MS Visio
10 21 (3.46%) MS PowerPoint
11 15 (2.47%) FrameMaker
12 14 (2.31%) MS Excel
13 6 (0.99%) CINEMA 4D
13 6 (0.99%) Adobe Captivate
14 5 (0.82%) Maya
15 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
16 3 (0.49%) Adobe Premiere
16 3 (0.49%) AutoCAD
17 1 (0.16%) PaintShop Pro
17 1 (0.16%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.33%) Magento
2 2 (0.33%) Tridion
3 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.65%) Amazon S3
1 10 (1.65%) Heroku
1 10 (1.65%) GitHub
2 1 (0.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.31%) Internet
2 10 (1.65%) SSH
3 7 (1.15%) FTP
3 7 (1.15%) Intranet
4 1 (0.16%) LAN
4 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.79%) MySQL
2 10 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (1.65%) MongoDB
3 8 (1.32%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.16%) MS Access
4 1 (0.16%) SQLite
4 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 102 (16.80%) Axure RP
2 72 (11.86%) Dreamweaver
3 34 (5.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 15 (2.47%) Subversion
5 14 (2.31%) Git (software)
6 13 (2.14%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.65%) RSpec
7 10 (1.65%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.65%) Karma Test Runner
7 10 (1.65%) Sublime Text
8 6 (0.99%) Flex Builder
9 5 (0.82%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Blend
10 4 (0.66%) Grunt
11 3 (0.49%) Bower
11 3 (0.49%) Yeoman
11 3 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 77 (12.69%) Marketing
2 49 (8.07%) Finance
3 40 (6.59%) Banking
4 39 (6.43%) Retail
5 30 (4.94%) Manufacturing
6 22 (3.62%) Advertising
7 19 (3.13%) Games
8 17 (2.80%) Automotive
9 16 (2.64%) Telecoms
9 16 (2.64%) Interactive Media
10 10 (1.65%) Multimedia
10 10 (1.65%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.32%) Publishing
12 7 (1.15%) Legal
13 5 (0.82%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.33%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.33%) Electronics
15 1 (0.16%) Front Office
15 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 373 (61.45%) Designer
2 171 (28.17%) Developer
3 93 (15.32%) UX Designer
4 90 (14.83%) Front-End Developer
5 86 (14.17%) Web Designer
6 74 (12.19%) UI Designer
7 54 (8.90%) Digital Designer
8 52 (8.57%) Web Developer
9 44 (7.25%) Photoshop Designer
10 40 (6.59%) Visual Designer
11 31 (5.11%) Senior Designer
11 31 (5.11%) Graphic Designer
12 25 (4.12%) UI Developer
13 24 (3.95%) UI Programmer
14 17 (2.80%) Architect
14 17 (2.80%) Author
15 16 (2.64%) User Experience Architect
16 15 (2.47%) Technical Author
16 15 (2.47%) Front-End Web Developer
17 12 (1.98%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (65.90%) HTML
2 374 (61.61%) CSS
3 166 (27.35%) HTML5
4 133 (21.91%) jQuery
5 100 (16.47%) CSS3
6 89 (14.66%) Flash
7 45 (7.41%) XHTML
8 42 (6.92%) Ajax
9 40 (6.59%) XML
10 33 (5.44%) Sass
11 31 (5.11%) AngularJS
12 19 (3.13%) Apache Flex
13 17 (2.80%) Backbone.js
14 16 (2.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails
15 15 (2.47%) JSON
16 10 (1.65%) WPF
16 10 (1.65%) LESS
17 9 (1.48%) .NET
18 8 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 280 (46.13%) User Experience
2 77 (12.69%) Graphic Design
3 62 (10.21%) Mobile App
4 39 (6.43%) W3C
5 24 (3.95%) Animation
5 24 (3.95%) Social Media
6 21 (3.46%) Visualisation
6 21 (3.46%) Digital Media
7 15 (2.47%) E-Learning
8 14 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (1.65%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.48%) Photography
10 9 (1.48%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (1.32%) RIA
12 6 (0.99%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.99%) Streaming Video
13 5 (0.82%) Online Games
13 5 (0.82%) iPhone
14 4 (0.66%) GIS
15 3 (0.49%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.54%) Android
2 55 (9.06%) Apple iOS
3 11 (1.81%) Mac OS
4 10 (1.65%) Linux
5 9 (1.48%) Windows
6 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (14.50%) Web Design
3 67 (11.04%) Responsive Web Design
4 61 (10.05%) E-Commerce
5 47 (7.74%) Information Architecture
6 43 (7.08%) Web Development
7 38 (6.26%) UX Design
8 35 (5.77%) Scrum
9 33 (5.44%) Usability Testing
10 31 (5.11%) SEO
11 30 (4.94%) Web Accessibility
12 22 (3.62%) Content Management
13 16 (2.64%) Workflow
14 15 (2.47%) OO
14 15 (2.47%) TDD
15 12 (1.98%) Software Engineering
16 11 (1.81%) Time Management
16 11 (1.81%) Rapid Prototyping
17 10 (1.65%) Digital Marketing
17 10 (1.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 210 (34.60%) JavaScript
2 35 (5.77%) PHP
3 15 (2.47%) ActionScript
3 15 (2.47%) Ruby
4 12 (1.98%) ActionScript 3.0
5 8 (1.32%) XAML
5 8 (1.32%) C#
6 5 (0.82%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (0.66%) Python
8 3 (0.49%) C
8 3 (0.49%) Java
8 3 (0.49%) Lua
9 2 (0.33%) R
9 2 (0.33%) VBA
10 1 (0.16%) SQL
10 1 (0.16%) PHP5
10 1 (0.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (7.74%) Degree
2 7 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.66%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.65%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) WAI
3 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.16%) WCAG
Vendors
1 314 (51.73%) Adobe
2 37 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.31%) Orchard
4 13 (2.14%) Apple
5 10 (1.65%) Google
6 8 (1.32%) Twitter
7 3 (0.49%) Appcelerator
7 3 (0.49%) Facebook
7 3 (0.49%) Stellent
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle
8 2 (0.33%) Nokia
8 2 (0.33%) Quark
8 2 (0.33%) Mapinfo
8 2 (0.33%) Yahoo!
8 2 (0.33%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.33%) iRise
9 1 (0.16%) Sencha
9 1 (0.16%) Zend
9 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.16%) Sony
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