The table below looks at the statistics for Adobe Illustrator 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 Adobe Illustrator over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 105 104 95
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Applications category 1.85% 2.11% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£394 £250 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.50% +72.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £198 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £283 £149
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £214
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +21.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.28 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.28 £20.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+28.17% +105.00%
Adobe Illustrator
England

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
324 332 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.95% 15.92% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 165 120
Average daily rate £320 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £140 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 41 62
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.69 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

Adobe Illustrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Adobe Illustrator Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Adobe Illustrator
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Adobe Illustrator Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Adobe Illustrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Adobe Illustrator Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Adobe Illustrator
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry - 2 £413 - 1
Warwickshire -5 1 - - 2
Birmingham - - - - 3
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Adobe Illustrator
England

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) Photoshop
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) Adobe
4 5 (50.00%) Flash
5 4 (40.00%) XHTML
6 3 (30.00%) FTP
6 3 (30.00%) W3C
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
7 2 (20.00%) Photography
7 2 (20.00%) Intranet
7 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) SEO
7 2 (20.00%) PHP
7 2 (20.00%) C
8 1 (10.00%) C#
8 1 (10.00%) C++
8 1 (10.00%) MS Office
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (10.00%) VBA
8 1 (10.00%) .NET
8 1 (10.00%) MySQL
8 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) SharePoint

Adobe Illustrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (10.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) Intranet
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Flex Builder
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Designer
4 3 (30.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Interface Designer
5 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
5 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Designer
5 1 (10.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) Flash
4 4 (40.00%) XHTML
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) Sass
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) W3C
2 2 (20.00%) Photography
3 1 (10.00%) RIA
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (10.00%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Content Management
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) PHP5
3 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft