Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Adobe Illustrator skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Adobe Illustrator over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 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 Illustrator
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 628 436 583
Rank change year-on-year -192 +147 +85
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 111 60 206
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Applications category 2.13% 2.84% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 50 145
10th Percentile £229 £211 £209
25th Percentile £316 £309 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £365
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +16.44% -2.67%
75th Percentile £581 £488 £425
90th Percentile £713 £501 £504
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £355
% change year-on-year +5.88% +19.72% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 12
10th Percentile £26.45 " "
25th Percentile £26.75 " £49.00
Median hourly rate £29.50 - £50.00
75th Percentile £34.63 " £51.00
90th Percentile £36.35 " "
UK median hourly rate £28.50 - £50.00

Adobe Illustrator 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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5,205 2,113 6,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.71% 7.80% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,306 1,365 3,958
10th Percentile £150 £134 £144
25th Percentile £263 £220 £230
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £380 £375
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +1.33% -
75th Percentile £538 £500 £480
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 163 585
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.29 £13.41
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.25
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +10.14% +4.55%
75th Percentile £26.50 £36.13 £25.25
90th Percentile £43.83 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +9.38%

Adobe Illustrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Adobe Illustrator as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe Illustrator in England

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Adobe Illustrator in England.

Daily rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in England

Adobe Illustrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe Illustrator in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in England

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Adobe Illustrator in England.

Hourly rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in England

Adobe Illustrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator within the England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
London -184 68 £550 +29.41% 17
Midlands -69 13 £388 -18.42% 8
West Midlands -58 11 £425 -10.53% 6
North of England -77 9 £263 -12.50% 8
South East -87 8 £340 +23.64% 5
South West - 5 £450 - 3
North West -53 4 £275 -33.33% 5
Yorkshire -44 3 £330 +11.86% 2
North East -8 2 £250 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £250 - 2
East of England - 1 £500 - 4
Adobe Illustrator
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 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 England region with a requirement for Adobe Illustrator.

1 95 (85.59%) Photoshop
2 89 (80.18%) Adobe
3 59 (53.15%) User Experience
4 46 (41.44%) Wireframes
5 40 (36.04%) Sketch
6 38 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (29.73%) Prototyping
8 29 (26.13%) Axure RP
9 28 (25.23%) HTML
10 25 (22.52%) InDesign
10 25 (22.52%) InVision
10 25 (22.52%) Figma
11 24 (21.62%) Social Skills
12 21 (18.92%) Adobe XD
13 20 (18.02%) Accessibility
13 20 (18.02%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 19 (17.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 19 (17.12%) User Research
14 19 (17.12%) CSS
14 19 (17.12%) Finance
15 18 (16.22%) Marketing
15 18 (16.22%) Graphic Design
16 17 (15.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 16 (14.41%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
17 16 (14.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 15 (13.51%) Animation
18 15 (13.51%) Degree
18 15 (13.51%) B2B
18 15 (13.51%) Banking
18 15 (13.51%) Typography

Adobe Illustrator
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (4.50%) WordPress
2 4 (3.60%) Confluence
3 2 (1.80%) CMS
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) Moodle
Applications
1 95 (85.59%) Photoshop
2 40 (36.04%) Sketch
3 25 (22.52%) Figma
3 25 (22.52%) InDesign
3 25 (22.52%) InVision
4 21 (18.92%) Adobe XD
5 17 (15.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 16 (14.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 11 (9.91%) Adobe After Effects
8 7 (6.31%) Adobe Premiere
8 7 (6.31%) Marvel
9 3 (2.70%) Zeplin
10 2 (1.80%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (0.90%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.90%) Blender
11 1 (0.90%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.90%) Houdini
11 1 (0.90%) Maya
11 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.90%) Google Ads
2 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (0.90%) npm
2 1 (0.90%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 29 (26.13%) Axure RP
2 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.41%) Cypress.io
3 6 (5.41%) JIRA
4 2 (1.80%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.90%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.90%) webpack
General
1 24 (21.62%) Social Skills
2 19 (17.12%) Finance
3 18 (16.22%) Marketing
4 15 (13.51%) Banking
5 12 (10.81%) Investment Banking
6 11 (9.91%) Back Office
7 6 (5.41%) Retail
8 3 (2.70%) Advertising
8 3 (2.70%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (2.70%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (2.70%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.80%) Games
9 2 (1.80%) Legal
9 2 (1.80%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.90%) Automotive
10 1 (0.90%) Law
10 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 86 (77.48%) Designer
2 42 (37.84%) UX Designer
3 36 (32.43%) UI Designer
4 31 (27.93%) UI/UX Designer
5 15 (13.51%) Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Graphic Designer
7 9 (8.11%) Artworker
8 7 (6.31%) Digital Designer
9 5 (4.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Lead Designer
9 5 (4.50%) React Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Designer
9 5 (4.50%) UI Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Lead UX Designer
10 4 (3.60%) Photoshop Designer
11 3 (2.70%) Creative Designer
11 3 (2.70%) Interaction Designer
11 3 (2.70%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.23%) HTML
2 19 (17.12%) CSS
3 11 (9.91%) HTML5
4 8 (7.21%) React
5 7 (6.31%) jQuery
6 6 (5.41%) Enzyme
6 6 (5.41%) Jest
6 6 (5.41%) Redux
7 3 (2.70%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.70%) CSS3
7 3 (2.70%) Material Design
7 3 (2.70%) Sass
8 2 (1.80%) Node.js
8 2 (1.80%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (1.80%) Unreal Engine
9 1 (0.90%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.90%) D3.js
9 1 (0.90%) Flash
9 1 (0.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (53.15%) User Experience
2 18 (16.22%) Graphic Design
3 15 (13.51%) Animation
4 9 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.50%) Video Editing
6 4 (3.60%) e-Learning
6 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.60%) Motion Graphics
6 4 (3.60%) Social Media
6 4 (3.60%) Taxonomies
7 3 (2.70%) Photography
8 1 (0.90%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.90%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.90%) SCORM
8 1 (0.90%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.50%) Android
2 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.90%) Windows
3 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) Wireframes
2 38 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (29.73%) Prototyping
4 20 (18.02%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 19 (17.12%) User Research
6 16 (14.41%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 15 (13.51%) B2B
7 15 (13.51%) Typography
8 14 (12.61%) CRM
9 13 (11.71%) Workflow
10 12 (10.81%) UX Design
10 12 (10.81%) Workshop Facilitation
11 11 (9.91%) Infographics
12 10 (9.01%) Visualisation
13 9 (8.11%) Data Visualisation
13 9 (8.11%) Information Security
13 9 (8.11%) Insurtech
13 9 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (7.21%) Human-Centred Design
15 7 (6.31%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.91%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (13.51%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.02%) Accessibility
2 4 (3.60%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) WCAG
3 1 (0.90%) GDPR
Vendors
1 89 (80.18%) Adobe
2 5 (4.50%) Google
3 4 (3.60%) Facebook
4 2 (1.80%) Instagram
4 2 (1.80%) Marketo
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.90%) Apple
5 1 (0.90%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.90%) BT
5 1 (0.90%) Snapchat
5 1 (0.90%) Spotify