The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Acrobat
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - 1.41% -
As % of the Applications category - 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £130 -
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 48 42 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 8.68% 8.45% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 52
Median daily rate £311 £270 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.27% -32.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £128 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 15
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £13.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £35.30 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Acrobat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Acrobat in Oxfordshire

Acrobat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Acrobat in Oxfordshire