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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Illustrator
Rank 111 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Applications category 2.26% 1.77% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£278 £320 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.28% +113.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £175 £275
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.55 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
398 282 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.17% 14.18% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 127 141
Average daily rate £300 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £115 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 30 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.21 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.09% -9.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £26.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 1 August 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
(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
Warwickshire -3 3 - -
Coventry - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Adobe Illustrator
England

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 20 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (95.00%) CSS
2 19 (95.00%) Adobe
3 15 (75.00%) Photoshop
3 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (55.00%) HTML5
5 10 (50.00%) CSS3
5 10 (50.00%) PHP
6 9 (45.00%) MySQL
6 9 (45.00%) SEO
6 9 (45.00%) jQuery
6 9 (45.00%) Magento
7 8 (40.00%) WordPress
8 6 (30.00%) XHTML
8 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) Content Management
8 6 (30.00%) JSON
9 5 (25.00%) CMS
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (25.00%) Sass
10 4 (20.00%) FTP
10 4 (20.00%) W3C
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle
10 4 (20.00%) Flash
10 4 (20.00%) Marketing
10 4 (20.00%) Web Development
11 3 (15.00%) Stellent
11 3 (15.00%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (40.00%) WordPress
2 5 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (5.00%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Magento
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Web Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Designer
4 4 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Web Designer
6 2 (10.00%) User Experience Designer
6 2 (10.00%) UI Designer
7 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Graphic Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (95.00%) CSS
3 11 (55.00%) HTML5
4 10 (50.00%) CSS3
5 9 (45.00%) jQuery
6 6 (30.00%) XHTML
6 6 (30.00%) JSON
7 5 (25.00%) Sass
8 4 (20.00%) Flash
9 1 (5.00%) Ajax
9 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (5.00%) Cocoa
9 1 (5.00%) SOAP
9 1 (5.00%) Web Services
9 1 (5.00%) XML
9 1 (5.00%) .NET
9 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
9 1 (5.00%) REST
9 1 (5.00%) Cocoa Touch
9 1 (5.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) W3C
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (45.00%) SEO
3 6 (30.00%) Content Management
4 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Content Management
7 2 (10.00%) Validation
7 2 (10.00%) Usability Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Time Management
8 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Web Design
8 1 (5.00%) CRM
8 1 (5.00%) OO
8 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
8 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) PHP
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) XAML
5 1 (5.00%) PHP5
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Adobe
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Stellent
3 3 (15.00%) Sony
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.00%) SAP