Period
to 24 May 2018

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 6 months to 24 May 2018 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
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 78 85
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 +9
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 0.095% 0.34%
As % of the Applications category 5.34% 0.89% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 - -
East of England median daily rate £300 £263 -
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06% -58.75%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £19.50 £18.25 £17.25
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06% -58.75%

Acrobat is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 131 112 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.52% 10.62% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 64
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £250 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -30.56% +29.73%
10th Percentile £116 £111 £148
90th Percentile £488 £461 £474
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 23 21
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.83 £9.97 £8.75
90th Percentile £23.00 £38.75 £26.50
East of England median hourly rate £14.80 £19.90 £16.50
% change year-on-year -25.63% +20.61% +10.00%

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Acrobat in Cambridgeshire

Acrobat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Acrobat in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate 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

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 5 £313 - 1
Peterborough - 2 £233 -
Acrobat
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 7 (100.00%) Adobe
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Publishing
4 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) VBA
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) PMP
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) e-Learning
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Information Management
5 2 (28.57%) Document Management
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 1 (14.29%) Biotechnology
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Web Design
6 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 1 (14.29%) Primavera
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) Documentum
6 1 (14.29%) SMS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Publishing
2 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Training Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) e-Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Biotechnology
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Document Management
1 2 (28.57%) Information Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) PMP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft