The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Illustrator
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 57 63
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.51% 0.15% 0.42%
As % of the Applications category 3.13% 1.03% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £130 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +11.53% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 96 97 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.22% 14.18% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 35
Median daily rate £225 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.35% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £185 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 18
Median hourly rate £33.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.58% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £49.50 £26.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Adobe Illustrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in Hertfordshire

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in Hertfordshire

Adobe Illustrator
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Watford - 2 £130 -
Adobe Illustrator
East of England

Adobe Illustrator
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Adobe Illustrator.

1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) W3C
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Typography
2 2 (66.67%) Multichannel Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) InDesign
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (33.33%) Games

Adobe Illustrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (66.67%) InDesign
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Creative Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) HTML CSS Designer
1 2 (66.67%) PowerPoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Multichannel Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Typography
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe