The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 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 Acrobat
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - 1.69% -
As % of the Applications category - 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £126 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £150 £325
% change year-on-year +183.33% -53.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -12.50%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 23 20 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 8.01% 8.44% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 28
Median daily rate £310 £173 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.71% -61.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +1.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £24.75 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Acrobat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Acrobat in Oxford