The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Acrobat skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Acrobat
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - - 0.22%
As % of the Applications category - - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £244 £152 £323
% change year-on-year +60.36% -52.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £26.84
% change year-on-year +70.58% -36.64%  

Acrobat is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 40 31 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 13.25% 8.71% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 31
Median daily rate £400 £240 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £131 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £413 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Median hourly rate £36.25 £19.25 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.31% -34.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.85 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £20.65 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Acrobat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Acrobat in Cambridge

Acrobat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Acrobat in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management

Acrobat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe