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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 415 305 398
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +93
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 183 345 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Applications category 2.68% 4.68% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 204 89
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £220
% change year-on-year
- +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 9
Average hourly rate £28.85 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.38% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £17.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £125.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +5.00%

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
6821 7366 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.20% 13.07% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3723 3855 3248
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 684 736
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.99 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -127 171 £350 +7.69% 100
London -97 89 £369 +10.07% 40
City of London +12 35 £400 -5.88% 10
South East -46 34 £300 -0.90% 12
Berkshire +9 24 £250 -16.66% 5
Yorkshire -15 13 £225 -18.18% 6
East of England +12 11 £350 +22.80% 6
West Midlands -15 11 £288 +4.54% 5
Cambridgeshire +10 9 £350 - 3
Scotland +6 7 £318 - 3
North West -30 7 £275 - 14
Edinburgh - 7 £318 - 3
South West +6 6 £340 -13.92% 12
Cheshire -4 5 £275 -12.00% 6
Devon - 5 - - 1
Exeter - 5 - - 1
Reading +6 4 £298 +105.17% 1
Birmingham -12 4 £267 -2.90% 1
West Sussex -12 4 £375 -
Buckinghamshire +3 3 - - 1
Wales 0 3 £300 +20.00% 1
West Yorkshire -16 3 £225 -18.18% 2
Chester +9 2 £275 - 1
Cambridge +6 2 £388 - 2
Manchester -18 2 - - 6
Altrincham - 2 - - 1
Kent - 2 - - 3
Wiltshire +9 1 £340 +7.93% 4
Warwickshire -1 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire -2 1 £350 +22.80% 2

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 408 (94.44%) Photoshop
2 279 (64.58%) HTML
3 249 (57.64%) CSS
4 245 (56.71%) Adobe
5 206 (47.69%) User Experience
6 138 (31.94%) JavaScript
7 128 (29.63%) HTML5
8 100 (23.15%) jQuery
9 86 (19.91%) CSS3
10 82 (18.98%) InDesign
11 78 (18.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 77 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
13 67 (15.51%) Axure RP
14 61 (14.12%) Dreamweaver
15 60 (13.89%) Marketing
16 54 (12.50%) Graphic Design
17 53 (12.27%) Web Design
17 53 (12.27%) Finance
18 46 (10.65%) Fireworks
18 46 (10.65%) Mobile App
19 45 (10.42%) Flash
20 44 (10.19%) Degree
21 43 (9.95%) Responsive Web Design
22 42 (9.72%) Android
22 42 (9.72%) Information Architecture
22 42 (9.72%) Microsoft
23 41 (9.49%) Banking
24 40 (9.26%) Apple iOS
25 33 (7.64%) E-Commerce
26 32 (7.41%) PHP

Adobe Illustrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (6.25%) CMS
2 18 (4.17%) WordPress
3 15 (3.47%) Drupal
4 9 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.08%) Node.js
5 7 (1.62%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.93%) Liferay
6 4 (0.93%) ExpressionEngine
7 3 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.46%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.23%) Apache
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 408 (94.44%) Photoshop
2 82 (18.98%) InDesign
3 78 (18.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 46 (10.65%) Fireworks
5 29 (6.71%) MS Office
6 27 (6.25%) OmniGraffle
7 26 (6.02%) Acrobat
8 20 (4.63%) Adobe After Effects
9 19 (4.40%) MS Visio
10 17 (3.94%) MS Excel
11 11 (2.55%) FrameMaker
12 9 (2.08%) Adobe Captivate
13 8 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
14 5 (1.16%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.69%) CINEMA 4D
16 2 (0.46%) ImageReady
16 2 (0.46%) Final Cut Pro
16 2 (0.46%) Edge Animate
17 1 (0.23%) PaintShop Pro
17 1 (0.23%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Tridion
2 4 (0.93%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.93%) Magento
3 3 (0.69%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.69%) GitHub
3 2 (0.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.62%) Internet
2 4 (0.93%) FTP
3 3 (0.69%) Broadband
4 1 (0.23%) ATM
4 1 (0.23%) SSL
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.25%) MySQL
2 4 (0.93%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.46%) QlikView
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 67 (15.51%) Axure RP
2 61 (14.12%) Dreamweaver
3 22 (5.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 21 (4.86%) Git (software)
5 13 (3.01%) Grunt
6 10 (2.31%) Bower
7 9 (2.08%) Sublime Text
8 6 (1.39%) Subversion
9 4 (0.93%) JIRA
9 4 (0.93%) Selenium
10 3 (0.69%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.69%) WebStorm
10 3 (0.69%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.46%) GCC
11 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.23%) Flex Builder
12 1 (0.23%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.23%) Yeoman
General
1 60 (13.89%) Marketing
2 53 (12.27%) Finance
3 41 (9.49%) Banking
4 31 (7.18%) Retail
5 22 (5.09%) Advertising
6 17 (3.94%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.24%) Manufacturing
8 13 (3.01%) Games
9 10 (2.31%) Automotive
10 9 (2.08%) Publishing
11 8 (1.85%) Interactive Media
12 7 (1.62%) Electronics
13 6 (1.39%) Legal
13 6 (1.39%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.69%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.46%) Arabic Language
15 2 (0.46%) Front Office
15 2 (0.46%) Law
16 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 291 (67.36%) Designer
2 110 (25.46%) Developer
3 89 (20.60%) UX Designer
4 80 (18.52%) UI Designer
5 61 (14.12%) Front-End Developer
6 50 (11.57%) Web Designer
7 41 (9.49%) Web Developer
8 31 (7.18%) Visual Designer
9 26 (6.02%) Graphic Designer
10 24 (5.56%) Photoshop Designer
11 22 (5.09%) Senior Designer
12 19 (4.40%) Junior
13 18 (4.17%) Digital Designer
14 14 (3.24%) User Experience Architect
14 14 (3.24%) Architect
15 13 (3.01%) Interface Designer
16 11 (2.55%) Author
16 11 (2.55%) Technical Author
16 11 (2.55%) Junior Designer
17 10 (2.31%) E-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (64.58%) HTML
2 249 (57.64%) CSS
3 128 (29.63%) HTML5
4 100 (23.15%) jQuery
5 86 (19.91%) CSS3
6 45 (10.42%) Flash
7 30 (6.94%) Sass
8 26 (6.02%) XML
9 14 (3.24%) Ajax
9 14 (3.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (2.55%) XHTML
10 11 (2.55%) LESS
10 11 (2.55%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.08%) .NET
12 6 (1.39%) Apache Flex
12 6 (1.39%) REST
13 4 (0.93%) Backbone.js
13 4 (0.93%) PhoneGap
13 4 (0.93%) WebGL
13 4 (0.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 206 (47.69%) User Experience
2 54 (12.50%) Graphic Design
3 46 (10.65%) Mobile App
4 26 (6.02%) Digital Media
5 23 (5.32%) W3C
6 18 (4.17%) E-Learning
7 14 (3.24%) Visualisation
8 12 (2.78%) Animation
9 9 (2.08%) Social Media
9 9 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
10 8 (1.85%) Video Editing
11 7 (1.62%) Learning Management System
12 6 (1.39%) Photography
13 5 (1.16%) Online Games
13 5 (1.16%) Social Network
13 5 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
14 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
14 4 (0.93%) Copywriting
14 4 (0.93%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.72%) Android
2 40 (9.26%) Apple iOS
3 23 (5.32%) Windows
4 6 (1.39%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.23%) Linux
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (12.27%) Web Design
3 43 (9.95%) Responsive Web Design
4 42 (9.72%) Information Architecture
5 33 (7.64%) E-Commerce
6 27 (6.25%) Content Management
7 26 (6.02%) UX Design
8 17 (3.94%) Usability Testing
9 16 (3.70%) SEO
10 14 (3.24%) Time Management
10 14 (3.24%) Web Development
11 13 (3.01%) Rapid Prototyping
12 12 (2.78%) Project Management
13 11 (2.55%) Workflow
13 11 (2.55%) Scrum
13 11 (2.55%) Analytics
14 7 (1.62%) Waterfall
14 7 (1.62%) Digital Marketing
15 5 (1.16%) Product Management
16 4 (0.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 138 (31.94%) JavaScript
2 32 (7.41%) PHP
3 6 (1.39%) Objective-C
4 5 (1.16%) ActionScript
5 4 (0.93%) VBA
5 4 (0.93%) Python
5 4 (0.93%) C++
5 4 (0.93%) Java
6 3 (0.69%) C#
6 3 (0.69%) ECMAScript
6 3 (0.69%) TypeScript
6 3 (0.69%) Dart
7 2 (0.46%) SQL
7 2 (0.46%) PHP5
7 2 (0.46%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (0.46%) C
7 2 (0.46%) R
8 1 (0.23%) XAML
8 1 (0.23%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 44 (10.19%) Degree
2 9 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.85%) HND
4 5 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.85%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) cPanel
Vendors
1 245 (56.71%) Adobe
2 42 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.55%) Twitter
4 10 (2.31%) Google
5 9 (2.08%) Facebook
5 9 (2.08%) Apple
6 8 (1.85%) Orchard
7 6 (1.39%) Oracle
8 3 (0.69%) Quark
8 3 (0.69%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.69%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.46%) DoubleClick
9 2 (0.46%) Stellent
10 1 (0.23%) Alterian
10 1 (0.23%) Mapinfo
10 1 (0.23%) Reuters
10 1 (0.23%) iRise
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