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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 352 380 378
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 233 183 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Applications category 3.88% 2.82% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 103 90
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £270 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £412 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £215
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £10.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +81.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £15.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.28 £20.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+28.17% +105.00%

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
6010 6483 5731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.00% 13.27% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3461 3445 2959
Average daily rate £332 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £153
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 568 623 711
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.79 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +0.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +26 216 £350 +29.62% 97
London +14 89 £356 +29.07% 38
South East -12 57 £275 +2.32% 19
City of London +33 30 £375 +42.85% 7
Berkshire +5 20 £275 -8.33% 3
South West -5 15 £375 +25.00% 6
East Midlands +26 12 £195 - 4
Leicestershire +17 12 £195 -
Buckinghamshire -3 12 £388 +64.89% 2
North West +10 11 £413 +106.25% 5
Yorkshire +1 11 £263 +50.00% 3
Oxfordshire -9 10 £275 +5.76% 6
West Yorkshire +3 9 £275 +57.14% 2
East of England -2 8 £313 - 12
North East - 8 £463 - 2
Bradford - 8 £275 - 1
Milton Keynes -2 7 £375 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £463 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 7 £463 - 2
West Midlands 0 6 £394 +57.50% 8
Surrey -7 6 £270 +13.20% 3
Oxford -13 6 - - 1
Leicester +6 5 £195 -
Cheshire +6 4 £313 +56.25% 1
Hertfordshire -3 4 £350 - 5
Kent - 4 £225 - 1
Lancashire - 4 £438 - 1
Maidenhead +7 3 £375 -
Bracknell +5 3 £186 - 1
Burnley - 3 £413 -

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 493 (92.84%) Photoshop
2 352 (66.29%) HTML
3 321 (60.45%) CSS
4 267 (50.28%) Adobe
5 239 (45.01%) User Experience
6 180 (33.90%) JavaScript
7 152 (28.63%) HTML5
8 132 (24.86%) jQuery
9 99 (18.64%) CSS3
10 97 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
11 87 (16.38%) Axure RP
12 86 (16.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 79 (14.88%) InDesign
14 76 (14.31%) Dreamweaver
15 74 (13.94%) Web Design
16 72 (13.56%) Graphic Design
17 64 (12.05%) Marketing
18 63 (11.86%) Finance
19 59 (11.11%) Flash
19 59 (11.11%) Android
20 58 (10.92%) Degree
21 57 (10.73%) Apple iOS
21 57 (10.73%) Responsive Web Design
22 54 (10.17%) Information Architecture
22 54 (10.17%) Mobile App
22 54 (10.17%) E-Commerce
23 48 (9.04%) Fireworks
24 47 (8.85%) Banking
25 39 (7.34%) Microsoft
26 37 (6.97%) XML

Adobe Illustrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (4.52%) CMS
2 23 (4.33%) WordPress
3 17 (3.20%) Drupal
4 14 (2.64%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.13%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.75%) ExpressionEngine
6 4 (0.75%) Node.js
6 4 (0.75%) Liferay
7 3 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.19%) Kinematics
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 493 (92.84%) Photoshop
2 86 (16.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 79 (14.88%) InDesign
4 48 (9.04%) Fireworks
5 36 (6.78%) OmniGraffle
6 33 (6.21%) Acrobat
7 30 (5.65%) MS Office
8 27 (5.08%) Adobe After Effects
9 22 (4.14%) MS Visio
10 20 (3.77%) FrameMaker
10 20 (3.77%) MS Excel
11 18 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
12 14 (2.64%) Adobe Captivate
13 4 (0.75%) Maya
13 4 (0.75%) CINEMA 4D
14 3 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.38%) Final Cut Pro
15 2 (0.38%) ImageReady
15 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Tridion
1 4 (0.75%) Magento
2 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.56%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.75%) GitHub
2 2 (0.38%) Heroku
2 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) Yammer
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.69%) Internet
2 5 (0.94%) FTP
2 5 (0.94%) Intranet
3 3 (0.56%) Broadband
4 2 (0.38%) SSH
5 1 (0.19%) LAN
5 1 (0.19%) WAN
5 1 (0.19%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.58%) MySQL
2 9 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 87 (16.38%) Axure RP
2 76 (14.31%) Dreamweaver
3 29 (5.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 12 (2.26%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.07%) Subversion
6 8 (1.51%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.94%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.75%) Grunt
9 3 (0.56%) Bower
9 3 (0.56%) Yeoman
10 2 (0.38%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.38%) RSpec
10 2 (0.38%) Sublime Text
10 2 (0.38%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.38%) JIRA
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.19%) Flex Builder
11 1 (0.19%) Selenium
General
1 64 (12.05%) Marketing
2 63 (11.86%) Finance
3 47 (8.85%) Banking
4 36 (6.78%) Retail
5 32 (6.03%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.58%) Automotive
7 18 (3.39%) Games
8 16 (3.01%) Telecoms
9 14 (2.64%) Advertising
10 12 (2.26%) Interactive Media
11 11 (2.07%) Multimedia
11 11 (2.07%) Publishing
12 7 (1.32%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.56%) Legal
14 2 (0.38%) Electronics
14 2 (0.38%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.19%) French Language
15 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 342 (64.41%) Designer
2 141 (26.55%) Developer
3 87 (16.38%) UX Designer
4 74 (13.94%) Front-End Developer
5 73 (13.75%) UI Designer
6 71 (13.37%) Web Designer
7 51 (9.60%) Web Developer
8 39 (7.34%) Digital Designer
9 38 (7.16%) Visual Designer
10 33 (6.21%) Photoshop Designer
11 29 (5.46%) Graphic Designer
12 26 (4.90%) Senior Designer
13 21 (3.95%) Author
14 20 (3.77%) Technical Author
15 17 (3.20%) Architect
16 16 (3.01%) E-Learning Developer
16 16 (3.01%) User Experience Architect
17 14 (2.64%) Junior
18 13 (2.45%) Senior UX Designer
18 13 (2.45%) Interface Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (66.29%) HTML
2 321 (60.45%) CSS
3 152 (28.63%) HTML5
4 132 (24.86%) jQuery
5 99 (18.64%) CSS3
6 59 (11.11%) Flash
7 37 (6.97%) XML
8 33 (6.21%) Ajax
9 26 (4.90%) Sass
10 21 (3.95%) XHTML
11 18 (3.39%) AngularJS
12 12 (2.26%) JSON
12 12 (2.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (1.88%) .NET
14 9 (1.69%) Apache Flex
14 9 (1.69%) LESS
15 8 (1.51%) Backbone.js
16 7 (1.32%) ASP.NET
16 7 (1.32%) DHTML
16 7 (1.32%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 239 (45.01%) User Experience
2 72 (13.56%) Graphic Design
3 54 (10.17%) Mobile App
4 28 (5.27%) W3C
5 27 (5.08%) Digital Media
6 25 (4.71%) E-Learning
7 15 (2.82%) Visualisation
8 14 (2.64%) Animation
9 13 (2.45%) Social Media
10 12 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
11 9 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (1.32%) Video Editing
12 7 (1.32%) Learning Management System
13 6 (1.13%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.13%) Photography
14 5 (0.94%) Online Games
15 3 (0.56%) Smartphone
15 3 (0.56%) Mobile Games
15 3 (0.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 59 (11.11%) Android
2 57 (10.73%) Apple iOS
3 18 (3.39%) Windows
4 3 (0.56%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.38%) Linux
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (13.94%) Web Design
3 57 (10.73%) Responsive Web Design
4 54 (10.17%) Information Architecture
4 54 (10.17%) E-Commerce
5 37 (6.97%) Web Development
6 27 (5.08%) Scrum
6 27 (5.08%) UX Design
7 25 (4.71%) Usability Testing
7 25 (4.71%) SEO
8 24 (4.52%) Content Management
9 20 (3.77%) Web Accessibility
10 15 (2.82%) Project Management
11 14 (2.64%) Rapid Prototyping
12 12 (2.26%) Waterfall
13 10 (1.88%) Workflow
14 9 (1.69%) Time Management
14 9 (1.69%) OO
15 8 (1.51%) Analytics
15 8 (1.51%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 180 (33.90%) JavaScript
2 27 (5.08%) PHP
3 10 (1.88%) ActionScript
4 9 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
5 7 (1.32%) C#
6 4 (0.75%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (0.75%) Python
6 4 (0.75%) C
7 3 (0.56%) Lua
8 2 (0.38%) R
8 2 (0.38%) Java
8 2 (0.38%) C++
8 2 (0.38%) VBA
8 2 (0.38%) Ruby
9 1 (0.19%) PHP5
9 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (10.92%) Degree
2 8 (1.51%) HND
3 7 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.51%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) WAI
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.38%) cPanel
Vendors
1 267 (50.28%) Adobe
2 39 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.39%) Apple
4 8 (1.51%) Orchard
4 8 (1.51%) Google
5 6 (1.13%) Twitter
6 4 (0.75%) Quark
7 3 (0.56%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle
8 2 (0.38%) Facebook
8 2 (0.38%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.19%) BT
9 1 (0.19%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.19%) iRise
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