Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 202 209
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7 -8
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.019% 0.037% 0.097%
As % of the Applications category 0.21% 0.37% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
South West median daily rate £350 - £120
England median daily rate £290 £160 £175
% change year-on-year +81.25% -8.57% -41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £32.50 -
England median hourly rate £21.25 £18.55 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.56% +6.00% -2.78%

Acrobat is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 468 544 668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.86% 10.15% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 321 420
South West median daily rate £345 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £144 £123 £125
90th Percentile £488 £488 £488
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 100 79
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.55% +48.65% +23.33%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.50 £10.23
90th Percentile £37.75 £43.00 £39.66
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +3.33%

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 18 January 2018. 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 -11 1 £350 -
Acrobat
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) PMO

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%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) PMO Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) PMO Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Project Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Transformation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft