The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank - 97 -
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.094% -
As % of the Applications category - 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £203 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £260 £219
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
364 306 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.64% 14.35% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 140 118
Average daily rate £313 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 50 48
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £22.69 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Acrobat
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Acrobat across the West Midlands region.

Acrobat Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Acrobat
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat across the West Midlands region.

Acrobat Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Acrobat
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Acrobat 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 Acrobat.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) iPad

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Acrobat 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 Acrobat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam