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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 481 435 305
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -130
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 160 199 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.36% 0.67%
As % of the Applications category 2.67% 2.88% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 101 227
Median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 15
Median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £15.94 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £35.00 £93.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £13.67 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.33% -34.90%

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
5986 6907 7052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.77% 12.35% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3654 3784 3747
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 675 687
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -59 151 £338 +3.84% 93
London -3 99 £350 -3.44% 38
South East -27 22 £250 -16.66% 14
City of London +24 13 £325 -14.75% 12
East of England +5 8 £360 +2.85% 7
North West -11 7 £375 +36.36% 7
West Midlands -16 7 £193 -33.04% 6
Berkshire -19 7 £125 -58.33% 4
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £360 +2.85%
Scotland -10 6 £350 +7.69% 3
Birmingham -2 5 £225 -15.73% 3
Yorkshire -7 5 £331 +47.22% 10
Edinburgh -11 5 £375 +15.38% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £291 - 2
Hampshire +12 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire -3 4 £363 +61.11% 4
Manchester -6 4 - - 3
Leeds -9 4 £363 +52.63% 3
South West -9 4 £200 -41.17% 5
Brighton - 4 £225 - 2
East Sussex - 4 £225 - 3
Bracknell +1 3 £125 - 1
Cambridge -1 3 £360 -7.09%
Basingstoke -6 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 £208 - 1
Cheshire -10 2 £375 +36.36% 2
Surrey - 2 £375 - 2
Bristol - 2 £194 - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 4
Staffordshire +16 1 £215 -25.21%

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 355 (95.43%) Photoshop
2 208 (55.91%) HTML
3 205 (55.11%) Adobe
3 205 (55.11%) User Experience
4 176 (47.31%) CSS
5 131 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (32.53%) JavaScript
7 86 (23.12%) HTML5
8 73 (19.62%) Front End Development
9 65 (17.47%) Typography
10 64 (17.20%) Finance
11 62 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 56 (15.05%) Responsive Web Design
13 51 (13.71%) Graphic Design
14 50 (13.44%) Axure RP
15 49 (13.17%) CSS3
15 49 (13.17%) Banking
15 49 (13.17%) jQuery
16 46 (12.37%) AngularJS
17 45 (12.10%) Mobile App
17 45 (12.10%) E-Commerce
18 43 (11.56%) Flash
19 42 (11.29%) InDesign
20 41 (11.02%) Web Design
21 38 (10.22%) UX Design
22 36 (9.68%) Marketing
23 35 (9.41%) Retail
23 35 (9.41%) Investment Banking
24 34 (9.14%) Degree
24 34 (9.14%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 25 (6.72%) CMS
2 21 (5.65%) WordPress
3 15 (4.03%) Node.js
4 9 (2.42%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (1.61%) Drupal
6 4 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.08%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.81%) Joomla!
7 3 (0.81%) Moodle
8 2 (0.54%) concrete5
8 2 (0.54%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.27%) IIS
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 355 (95.43%) Photoshop
2 62 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 42 (11.29%) InDesign
4 28 (7.53%) MS Office
4 28 (7.53%) OmniGraffle
5 25 (6.72%) Fireworks
5 25 (6.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (5.11%) Acrobat
6 19 (5.11%) MS Excel
7 14 (3.76%) Adobe After Effects
8 13 (3.49%) MS Visio
9 5 (1.34%) AutoCAD
10 4 (1.08%) 3ds Max
10 4 (1.08%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (1.08%) FreeHand
10 4 (1.08%) MS Project
11 3 (0.81%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.81%) CINEMA 4D
11 3 (0.81%) GIMP
11 3 (0.81%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 7 (1.88%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (1.61%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (1.61%) MailChimp
3 3 (0.81%) SaaS
4 2 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.54%) GitHub
4 2 (0.54%) Google Play
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.34%) Internet
2 3 (0.81%) Intranet
3 2 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.69%) MySQL
2 3 (0.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.27%) Big Data
4 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (13.44%) Axure RP
2 22 (5.91%) Dreamweaver
3 19 (5.11%) Git (software)
4 17 (4.57%) WebStorm
5 15 (4.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 14 (3.76%) Grunt
7 12 (3.23%) gulp
8 11 (2.96%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.88%) IntelliJ
9 7 (1.88%) Jasmine
9 7 (1.88%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.08%) Selenium
10 4 (1.08%) Xcode
11 3 (0.81%) JIRA
11 3 (0.81%) PhantomJS
12 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.54%) git-flow
13 1 (0.27%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (0.27%) Protractor
13 1 (0.27%) Travis CI
General
1 64 (17.20%) Finance
2 49 (13.17%) Banking
3 36 (9.68%) Marketing
4 35 (9.41%) Investment Banking
4 35 (9.41%) Retail
5 19 (5.11%) Games
6 17 (4.57%) Back Office
7 11 (2.96%) Electronics
7 11 (2.96%) Multimedia
8 9 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.61%) Publishing
10 5 (1.34%) Advertising
11 4 (1.08%) Front Office
12 3 (0.81%) Interactive Media
12 3 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.27%) Legal
13 1 (0.27%) Military
13 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 253 (68.01%) Designer
2 89 (23.92%) Developer
3 88 (23.66%) UX Designer
4 77 (20.70%) UI Designer
5 53 (14.25%) Visual Designer
6 49 (13.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 42 (11.29%) Photoshop Designer
8 31 (8.33%) Digital Designer
8 31 (8.33%) Web Designer
9 23 (6.18%) UI/UX Designer
10 20 (5.38%) UI Developer
11 19 (5.11%) Senior Designer
12 18 (4.84%) HTML Developer
13 17 (4.57%) Graphic Designer
13 17 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (4.03%) HTML CSS Developer
14 15 (4.03%) Web Developer
15 10 (2.69%) Senior UX Designer
15 10 (2.69%) UX Developer
16 9 (2.42%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (55.91%) HTML
2 176 (47.31%) CSS
3 86 (23.12%) HTML5
4 49 (13.17%) CSS3
4 49 (13.17%) jQuery
5 46 (12.37%) AngularJS
6 43 (11.56%) Flash
7 34 (9.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 29 (7.80%) Sass
9 18 (4.84%) Ajax
9 18 (4.84%) LESS
10 15 (4.03%) React
11 13 (3.49%) WPF
12 11 (2.96%) .NET
12 11 (2.96%) Silverlight
13 9 (2.42%) PhoneGap
13 9 (2.42%) XHTML
14 8 (2.15%) Backbone.js
14 8 (2.15%) REST
15 7 (1.88%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 205 (55.11%) User Experience
2 51 (13.71%) Graphic Design
3 45 (12.10%) Mobile App
4 25 (6.72%) Visualisation
5 19 (5.11%) Digital Media
6 18 (4.84%) Fixed Income
6 18 (4.84%) Photography
7 12 (3.23%) Animation
8 11 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (2.69%) e-Learning
9 10 (2.69%) Psychology
10 8 (2.15%) Social Media
11 7 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.61%) W3C
13 5 (1.34%) Motion Graphics
14 3 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
14 3 (0.81%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.81%) Interactive TV
14 3 (0.81%) RIA
14 3 (0.81%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.99%) Android
2 24 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
3 3 (0.81%) Windows
4 2 (0.54%) CentOS
4 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.27%) Linux
5 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (19.62%) Front End Development
3 65 (17.47%) Typography
4 56 (15.05%) Responsive Web Design
5 45 (12.10%) E-Commerce
6 41 (11.02%) Web Design
7 38 (10.22%) UX Design
8 31 (8.33%) Web Development
9 30 (8.06%) Project Management
10 24 (6.45%) Usability Testing
11 22 (5.91%) Scrum
12 21 (5.65%) Data Visualisation
13 19 (5.11%) Rapid Prototyping
13 19 (5.11%) Workflow
14 17 (4.57%) Information Architecture
15 15 (4.03%) Ethnography
16 14 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (3.49%) User Stories
18 12 (3.23%) Cross-Browser Development
19 11 (2.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 121 (32.53%) JavaScript
2 18 (4.84%) Java
2 18 (4.84%) PHP
3 13 (3.49%) XAML
4 10 (2.69%) SQL
5 7 (1.88%) ActionScript
5 7 (1.88%) Dart
5 7 (1.88%) ECMAScript
5 7 (1.88%) TypeScript
6 6 (1.61%) C
7 5 (1.34%) Apple Swift
7 5 (1.34%) C#
7 5 (1.34%) VB
8 4 (1.08%) Ruby
9 3 (0.81%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.54%) C++
10 2 (0.54%) Python
11 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (9.14%) Degree
2 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.54%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 205 (55.11%) Adobe
2 26 (6.99%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.96%) Twitter
4 7 (1.88%) Apple
5 5 (1.34%) Google
6 4 (1.08%) Quark
6 4 (1.08%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.81%) DevExpress
7 3 (0.81%) Marketo
7 3 (0.81%) Telerik
8 2 (0.54%) Brightcove
8 2 (0.54%) Facebook
8 2 (0.54%) IBM
8 2 (0.54%) Zend
9 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.27%) Capita
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle
9 1 (0.27%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Tableau
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