The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Acrobat
London / City of London
Rank - 157 192
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.030% 0.059%
As % of the Applications category - 0.28% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £180 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £150 £325
% change year-on-year +183.33% -53.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -12.50%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 286 353 589
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 9.55% 10.61% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 266 419
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £10.80 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £26.00 £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Acrobat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Acrobat in the City of London

Acrobat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Acrobat in the City of London

Acrobat
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Animation
1 2 (100.00%) FMCG
1 2 (100.00%) Brand Management

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Animation
1 2 (100.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Brand Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft