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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 418 413 423
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10  
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 6 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.029% 0.023% 0.081%
As % of the Applications category 0.35% 0.26% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
Median daily rate £250 £393 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.30% +36.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £326 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £244 £152 £323
% change year-on-year +60.36% -52.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £26.84
% change year-on-year +70.58% -36.64%  

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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1703 1932 2491
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 8.20% 9.04% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 1388 1634
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £530 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 69 133
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.25 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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
City of London - 3 £210 - 1
Acrobat
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (77.78%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Adobe
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) Veeam
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) FTP
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
5 3 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (33.33%) Email Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (22.22%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (22.22%) Marketing
6 2 (22.22%) Copywriting
6 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
6 2 (22.22%) CMS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (11.11%) InDesign
4 1 (11.11%) InVision
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) FTP
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
1 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Designer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Photoshop Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Writer
3 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
3 1 (11.11%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Email Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Copywriting
2 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Veeam
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic