Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Acrobat skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acrobat over the 6 months to 25 July 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 > South West
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 205 213
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 0
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.018% 0.066% 0.046%
As % of the Applications category 0.20% 0.68% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
South West median daily rate - £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.18% +88.89%
England median daily rate £250 £225 £275
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% -12.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £27.50 - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £17.50 £19.02
% change year-on-year +65.71% -7.97% -15.49%

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 the South West with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 490 592 659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 8.93% 9.82% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 333 429
South West median daily rate £325 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% -10.00% +9.38%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £131
90th Percentile £488 £475 £469
England median daily rate £362 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.39% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 83 80
South West median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +42.42% +4.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.03 £10.07
90th Percentile £44.63 £43.75 £42.55
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -0.08%

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Acrobat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Acrobat in the South West

Acrobat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Acrobat in the South West

Acrobat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Acrobat in the South West

Acrobat
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the South West region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 1 - -
Acrobat
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 South West region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) SGML
1 1 (100.00%) FrameMaker
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

Acrobat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (100.00%) FrameMaker
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Author
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SGML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe