The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 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.

Adobe Illustrator
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 100 98
Rank change year-on-year +24 -2  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 12 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.91% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 7.79% 4.35% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -  
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 Manchester with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 154 161 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 11.66% 8.99% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 91 105
Median daily rate £325 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +16.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £156 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 20
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £17.50
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in Manchester

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in Manchester

Adobe Illustrator
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 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
Stockport - 7 - -
Adobe Illustrator
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Adobe Illustrator.

1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) HTML5
1 12 (85.71%) User Experience
2 11 (78.57%) CSS3
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) Wireframes
4 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
5 8 (57.14%) Photoshop
5 8 (57.14%) Prototyping
6 7 (50.00%) Scrum
6 7 (50.00%) JIRA
7 6 (42.86%) Web Development
7 6 (42.86%) Use Case
7 6 (42.86%) SVG
8 5 (35.71%) jQuery
8 5 (35.71%) Axure RP
9 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (28.57%) Web Design
9 4 (28.57%) Adobe
9 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
10 3 (21.43%) WordPress
11 2 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
11 2 (14.29%) gulp
11 2 (14.29%) Ionic Framework
11 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (14.29%) Games
11 2 (14.29%) Degree
12 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Illustrator
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (21.43%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) EPiServer
2 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Photoshop
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (7.14%) Fireworks
3 1 (7.14%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (35.71%) Axure RP
3 2 (14.29%) gulp
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Grunt
4 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (7.14%) Mocha
4 1 (7.14%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) webpack
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) UX Developer
3 5 (35.71%) HTML Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (28.57%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Angular Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Designer
6 2 (14.29%) Junior
6 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
6 2 (14.29%) UI/UX Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Artworker
7 1 (7.14%) Creative Artworker
7 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
7 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) HTML5
2 11 (78.57%) CSS3
3 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
4 6 (42.86%) SVG
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (14.29%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (7.14%) .NET
7 1 (7.14%) Angular 2
7 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
7 1 (7.14%) Chai
7 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.14%) LESS
7 1 (7.14%) Node.js
7 1 (7.14%) React
7 1 (7.14%) Sass
7 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Wireframes
3 8 (57.14%) Prototyping
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) Use Case
5 6 (42.86%) Web Development
6 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
6 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (28.57%) Web Design
7 1 (7.14%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (7.14%) Logistics
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile First
7 1 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) System Testing
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe