The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 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 Illustrator
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 69 63
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.51% 0.23% 0.69%
As % of the Applications category 2.65% 1.94% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £238 £106 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +123.52% -54.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £300
% change year-on-year +11.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £13.67
% change year-on-year +7.40% +97.51%  

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 Reading with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 113 103 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 19.32% 11.84% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 42
Median daily rate £338 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 18
Median hourly rate £9.50 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.55% -9.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Adobe Illustrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in Reading

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator in Reading over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in Reading

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Adobe Illustrator.

1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Acrobat
2 2 (66.67%) RoboHelp
2 2 (66.67%) Publishing
2 2 (66.67%) InDesign
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Typography
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Adobe Illustrator
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) Acrobat
2 2 (66.67%) InDesign
2 2 (66.67%) RoboHelp
General
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Author
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Author
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Typography
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe