The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 27 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 74
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - 0.17% 0.51%
As % of the Applications category - 1.69% 3.96%
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 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -58.75%  
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 60 59 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.22% 9.93% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 26
Median daily rate £363 £265 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.79% -5.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £122 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 21
Median hourly rate £26.98 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.51% +37.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Acrobat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Acrobat in Cambridgeshire

Acrobat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Acrobat in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire 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