Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 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
London > Central London
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 274 265
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 +14
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.086% 0.023% 0.051%
As % of the Applications category 0.94% 0.27% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Central London median daily rate £430 £250 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.00% +122.22% -68.31%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £92
90th Percentile £588 £275 £135
London median daily rate £356 £225 £400
% change year-on-year +58.33% -43.75% +45.45%
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 848 742 661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 9.14% 8.63% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 540 426
Central London median daily rate £388 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +2.24% +4.33%
10th Percentile £135 £172 £163
90th Percentile £563 £625 £563
London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 28
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +17.99% +3.73%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.16 £12.13
90th Percentile £25.50 £32.73 £35.25
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year -6.55% +24.85% -2.94%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 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
City of London +1 7 £430 +72.00%
City of Westminster - 1 - -
Acrobat
London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Central London region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 7 (87.50%) Adobe
2 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) WPF
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Flash
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
5 1 (12.50%) Handset
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator

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 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (12.50%) InDesign
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Content Editor
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) WPF
2 2 (25.00%) Flash
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 1 (12.50%) Handset
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Adaptive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Content Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
2 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SEO
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Typography
2 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) ATG
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore