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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Illustrator
UK / England
Rank 469 448 444
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 116 168 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Applications category 2.60% 3.16% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 118 77
Median daily rate £363 £363 £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £323 £300
% change year-on-year +0.77% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.17 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.58% -25.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £13.75 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.92 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.17 £28.85
% change year-on-year +80.46% -23.17%  

Adobe Illustrator 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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4467 5322 5861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.69% 10.85% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 3198 3228
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 450 582
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

Adobe Illustrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Adobe Illustrator as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe Illustrator in England

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in England

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in England

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe Illustrator in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in England

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 70 £380 -3.49% 37
North West +28 12 £450 +47.54% 5
South East +10 10 £325 +118.48% 14
East of England 0 9 £250 -30.55% 9
Yorkshire +17 6 £250 -33.33% 2
South West +8 6 £438 +9.37% 4
East Midlands -4 3 £325 -10.34% 6
Adobe Illustrator
UK

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 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 England region with a requirement for Adobe Illustrator.

1 241 (91.98%) Photoshop
2 137 (52.29%) HTML
2 137 (52.29%) User Experience
3 125 (47.71%) CSS
4 116 (44.27%) Adobe
5 101 (38.55%) Wireframes
6 89 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (28.63%) JavaScript
8 61 (23.28%) Prototyping
9 60 (22.90%) HTML5
10 50 (19.08%) Axure RP
11 49 (18.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 48 (18.32%) Dreamweaver
13 42 (16.03%) Marketing
14 39 (14.89%) Degree
15 36 (13.74%) CSS3
16 34 (12.98%) AngularJS
17 33 (12.60%) jQuery
18 32 (12.21%) InDesign
19 31 (11.83%) Responsive Web Design
19 31 (11.83%) Front End Development
20 30 (11.45%) Typography
21 29 (11.07%) Finance
22 28 (10.69%) Web Design
23 27 (10.31%) Scrum
24 25 (9.54%) Microsoft
24 25 (9.54%) E-Commerce
24 25 (9.54%) InVision
25 24 (9.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 24 (9.16%) Graphic Design

Adobe Illustrator
Top Related 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 12 (4.58%) WordPress
2 11 (4.20%) CMS
3 5 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.15%) Confluence
5 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.38%) Marvel
Applications
1 241 (91.98%) Photoshop
2 49 (18.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 32 (12.21%) InDesign
4 25 (9.54%) InVision
5 20 (7.63%) Adobe After Effects
6 19 (7.25%) MS Visio
7 18 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
8 17 (6.49%) MS Office
9 15 (5.73%) MS Excel
10 13 (4.96%) Fireworks
11 10 (3.82%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (3.05%) Adobe Premiere
13 6 (2.29%) Acrobat
13 6 (2.29%) CINEMA 4D
14 4 (1.53%) SOLIDWORKS
15 3 (1.15%) Edge Animate
15 3 (1.15%) UXPin
16 2 (0.76%) ImageReady
16 2 (0.76%) Pixate
17 1 (0.38%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) FastStats
1 3 (1.15%) FastStats PeopleStage
1 3 (1.15%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.38%) Radian6
2 1 (0.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (1.91%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.53%) Office 365
4 3 (1.15%) Google Drive
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.15%) Responsys
5 2 (0.76%) Google Play
6 1 (0.38%) GitHub
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.05%) Internet
2 4 (1.53%) Intranet
2 4 (1.53%) snoop
3 1 (0.38%) MVNO
3 1 (0.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.38%) Big Data
3 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (19.08%) Axure RP
2 48 (18.32%) Dreamweaver
3 18 (6.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 13 (4.96%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.96%) JIRA
5 8 (3.05%) Grunt
6 6 (2.29%) gulp
7 5 (1.91%) Bower
8 4 (1.53%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.53%) NCrunch
8 4 (1.53%) NUnit
8 4 (1.53%) ReSharper
8 4 (1.53%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.15%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.76%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.76%) PhantomJS
10 2 (0.76%) Subversion
10 2 (0.76%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.76%) webpack
10 2 (0.76%) WebStorm
General
1 42 (16.03%) Marketing
2 29 (11.07%) Finance
3 21 (8.02%) Banking
4 13 (4.96%) Games
4 13 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.20%) Publishing
6 10 (3.82%) Multimedia
7 8 (3.05%) Retail
8 5 (1.91%) Advertising
9 4 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.53%) Front Office
9 4 (1.53%) Legal
10 3 (1.15%) Automotive
10 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.76%) German Language
12 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.38%) French Language
12 1 (0.38%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (64.12%) Designer
2 60 (22.90%) UX Designer
3 57 (21.76%) Developer
4 42 (16.03%) UI Designer
5 25 (9.54%) Digital Designer
6 22 (8.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 22 (8.40%) UI/UX Designer
7 21 (8.02%) Visual Designer
8 17 (6.49%) Senior Designer
9 15 (5.73%) Junior
9 15 (5.73%) UI Developer
10 14 (5.34%) UX Developer
11 13 (4.96%) HTML Developer
11 13 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (4.58%) Web Developer
13 11 (4.20%) HTML CSS Developer
13 11 (4.20%) Mobile Designer
13 11 (4.20%) Web Designer
14 10 (3.82%) Graphic Designer
14 10 (3.82%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (52.29%) HTML
2 125 (47.71%) CSS
3 60 (22.90%) HTML5
4 36 (13.74%) CSS3
5 34 (12.98%) AngularJS
6 33 (12.60%) jQuery
7 24 (9.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 22 (8.40%) Flash
8 22 (8.40%) Sass
9 15 (5.73%) Ajax
10 12 (4.58%) Ember.js
11 11 (4.20%) Apache Flex
12 9 (3.44%) .NET
12 9 (3.44%) DHTML
13 7 (2.67%) Material Design
13 7 (2.67%) SVG
13 7 (2.67%) XML
14 5 (1.91%) Node.js
15 4 (1.53%) JSON
15 4 (1.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 137 (52.29%) User Experience
2 24 (9.16%) Graphic Design
3 18 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.49%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.96%) Animation
6 9 (3.44%) Motion Graphics
6 9 (3.44%) Social Media
7 8 (3.05%) Interactive TV
8 6 (2.29%) Photography
9 5 (1.91%) FMCG
9 5 (1.91%) Video Editing
10 4 (1.53%) Blog
10 4 (1.53%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.53%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.53%) W3C
11 3 (1.15%) Fintech
11 3 (1.15%) Infotainment
12 2 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.76%) Online Banking
13 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.87%) Android
2 15 (5.73%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.82%) Windows
4 5 (1.91%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.76%) Linux
5 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.38%) CentOS
6 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (38.55%) Wireframes
2 89 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (23.28%) Prototyping
4 31 (11.83%) Front End Development
4 31 (11.83%) Responsive Web Design
5 30 (11.45%) Typography
6 28 (10.69%) Web Design
7 27 (10.31%) Scrum
8 25 (9.54%) E-Commerce
9 23 (8.78%) Web Development
10 22 (8.40%) Project Management
11 17 (6.49%) Information Architecture
12 16 (6.11%) Visualisation
13 14 (5.34%) Usability Testing
13 14 (5.34%) Workflow
14 13 (4.96%) Analytics
14 13 (4.96%) Data Visualisation
15 11 (4.20%) Product Management
16 10 (3.82%) Use Case
17 9 (3.44%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 75 (28.63%) JavaScript
2 13 (4.96%) Java
3 11 (4.20%) PHP
4 5 (1.91%) C#
5 4 (1.53%) XAML
6 3 (1.15%) SQL
7 2 (0.76%) Dart
7 2 (0.76%) ECMAScript
7 2 (0.76%) Python
7 2 (0.76%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
8 1 (0.38%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 39 (14.89%) Degree
2 3 (1.15%) DBS Check
2 3 (1.15%) ISEB
3 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) Ansible
1 2 (0.76%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.38%) cPanel
Vendors
1 116 (44.27%) Adobe
2 25 (9.54%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.49%) Google
4 7 (2.67%) Apple
5 6 (2.29%) IBM
6 4 (1.53%) DevExpress
6 4 (1.53%) Infragistics
6 4 (1.53%) Telerik
7 3 (1.15%) Tableau
8 2 (0.76%) Cisco
8 2 (0.76%) Sage
8 2 (0.76%) Twitter
9 1 (0.38%) Facebook
9 1 (0.38%) Quark
9 1 (0.38%) VMware
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