Period
to 18 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 18 February 2019 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
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 266 275 260
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15 -2
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.10% 0.011% 0.027%
As % of the Applications category 1.10% 0.13% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Central London median daily rate £360 - -
London median daily rate £300 £200 -
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +16.28% - -

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 Central London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 815 796 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 9.17% 9.01% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 581 395
Central London median daily rate £375 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.37% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £135 £150 £157
90th Percentile £550 £613 £575
London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 22
Central London median hourly rate £17.05 £16.00 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.56% -17.78% +14.47%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.25 £11.34
90th Percentile £26.30 £31.68 £39.88
London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.91 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.57% +16.17% +9.09%

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Acrobat in Central London

Acrobat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Acrobat in Central London

Acrobat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Acrobat in Central London over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Acrobat in Central London

Acrobat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Acrobat in Central London

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the Central London region over the 6 months to 18 February 2019. 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
City of London - 8 £368 - 3
Acrobat
London

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 8 (88.89%) Adobe
2 5 (55.56%) InDesign
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) WCAG
4 3 (33.33%) Publishing
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) LiveCycle
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (22.22%) Typography
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (22.22%) Desktop Publishing
5 2 (22.22%) Adaptive Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Flash
5 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
5 2 (22.22%) ATG
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical

Acrobat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 3 (33.33%) LiveCycle
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) InDesign
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Email Designer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) Flash
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Adaptive Web Design
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Publishing
1 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (22.22%) Typography
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Document Management
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 1 (11.11%) Online Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
2 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) BitLocker
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) ATG
2 2 (22.22%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) Spiceworks
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Xerox