Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 November 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.

Adobe Acrobat
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 625 609 603
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6 -17
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 10 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.022% 0.056%
As % of the Applications category 0.25% 0.24% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 17
London median daily rate £250 £395 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.71% +43.64% -8.33%
10th Percentile £129 £106 £197
90th Percentile £355 £413 £475
England median daily rate £290 £328 £268
% change year-on-year -11.45% +22.43% -10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
London median hourly rate £21.50 - £22.00
10th Percentile £20.30 - £18.35
90th Percentile £22.70 - £22.60
England median hourly rate £22.50 £14.53 £19.75
% change year-on-year +54.91% -26.46% +9.72%

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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3956 4111 4722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.40% 9.10% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2725 2704 3162
London median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £155 £163 £159
90th Percentile £613 £550 £588
England median daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.41% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 173 232
London median hourly rate £20.55 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.55% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £12.82 £11.59 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.19 £40.60 £30.85
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.29 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.85% +5.10% +3.33%

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Acrobat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Acrobat in London

Acrobat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Acrobat in London

Acrobat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Acrobat in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Acrobat in London

Acrobat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Acrobat in London

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Central London 0 2 £250 +122.22% 1
West London -4 1 - - 1
Acrobat
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 London region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 7 (70.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Adobe
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (30.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (20.00%) Desktop Publishing
5 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Animation
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Publishing
6 1 (10.00%) Handset
6 1 (10.00%) Replication
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) HP

Acrobat
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (70.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
6 1 (10.00%) InDesign
6 1 (10.00%) InVision
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Dropbox
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Designer
2 3 (30.00%) Graphic Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Publisher
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Email Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Photoshop Designer
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
4 1 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Animation
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Handset
3 1 (10.00%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Desktop Publishing
1 2 (20.00%) Web Development
1 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (10.00%) Data Encryption
2 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (10.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (10.00%) Typography
2 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Veeam
2 1 (10.00%) VMware