The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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.

Adobe Illustrator
England / South West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 139 144
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.034% 0.16%
As % of the Applications category 2.00% 0.29% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £438 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +11.53% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.17 £28.85
% change year-on-year +80.46% -23.17%  

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 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 300 341 333
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.66% 11.75% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 203 189
Median daily rate £320 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.53% -2.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £159 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 45 53
Median hourly rate £18.89 £25.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +74.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.72 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.52 £33.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Adobe Illustrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in the South West

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in the South West

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in the South West

Adobe Illustrator
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 Adobe Illustrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 3 £400 - 2
Cornwall - 2 £845 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Adobe Illustrator
England

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South West region with a requirement for Adobe Illustrator.

1 12 (92.31%) Photoshop
2 11 (84.62%) User Experience
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
4 9 (69.23%) HTML
5 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) Adobe
7 5 (38.46%) jQuery
7 5 (38.46%) HTML5
7 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (38.46%) Typography
8 4 (30.77%) Axure RP
9 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Time Management
9 3 (23.08%) CSS3
9 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
9 3 (23.08%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (23.08%) InDesign
9 3 (23.08%) Web Development
10 2 (15.38%) PHP
10 2 (15.38%) SEO
10 2 (15.38%) Workflow
10 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 2 (15.38%) Analytics
10 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (15.38%) D3.js
10 2 (15.38%) Highcharts JS
10 2 (15.38%) WordPress
10 2 (15.38%) Marketing
10 2 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (15.38%) OmniGraffle

Adobe Illustrator
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Photoshop
2 3 (23.08%) InDesign
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (15.38%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (7.69%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Axure RP
2 3 (23.08%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Designer
2 6 (46.15%) UX Designer
3 5 (38.46%) UI Designer
4 3 (23.08%) Digital Designer
4 3 (23.08%) UI/UX Designer
5 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior WordPress Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Designer
6 1 (7.69%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) D3.js
5 2 (15.38%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.69%) LESS
6 1 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Online Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Typography
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Time Management
3 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Infographics
4 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
4 2 (15.38%) SEO
4 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Usability Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Facebook
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter