The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 107 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 11 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.38% 0.71%
As % of the Applications category 2.87% 2.48% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Average daily rate £275 £283 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% +88.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £214 £225
% change year-on-year
+40.35% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
383 282 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.81% 15.49% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 117 121
Average daily rate £300 £275 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 55 60
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.72 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Adobe Illustrator
England

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -3 7 £275 +2.32% 2
Coventry - 1 £275 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Adobe Illustrator
England

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (94.12%) Adobe
3 15 (88.24%) CSS
4 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
5 12 (70.59%) Photoshop
6 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
6 9 (52.94%) SEO
7 8 (47.06%) jQuery
7 8 (47.06%) WordPress
7 8 (47.06%) Magento
7 8 (47.06%) HTML5
7 8 (47.06%) CSS3
7 8 (47.06%) MySQL
7 8 (47.06%) PHP
8 7 (41.18%) CMS
9 6 (35.29%) Content Management
10 5 (29.41%) SQL
10 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 5 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (29.41%) Sass
10 5 (29.41%) JSON
11 4 (23.53%) Web Development
11 4 (23.53%) Validation
11 4 (23.53%) XHTML
12 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
12 3 (17.65%) W3C
12 3 (17.65%) Sony
12 3 (17.65%) Stellent
12 3 (17.65%) Oracle
12 3 (17.65%) Flash

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) WordPress
2 7 (41.18%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.76%) Acrobat
2 2 (11.76%) InDesign
3 1 (5.88%) Fireworks
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Designer
5 3 (17.65%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) UI Designer
6 2 (11.76%) User Experience Designer
7 1 (5.88%) Photoshop Designer
7 1 (5.88%) Print Designer
7 1 (5.88%) User Experience Manager
7 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Creative Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (88.24%) CSS
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) HTML5
3 8 (47.06%) CSS3
4 5 (29.41%) Sass
4 5 (29.41%) JSON
5 4 (23.53%) XHTML
6 3 (17.65%) Flash
7 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
1 3 (17.65%) W3C
2 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
1 9 (52.94%) SEO
2 6 (35.29%) Content Management
3 5 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
4 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Usability Testing
7 1 (5.88%) B2C
7 1 (5.88%) User Experience Design
7 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Direct Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) PHP
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) XAML
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Adobe
2 3 (17.65%) Sony
2 3 (17.65%) Stellent
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle