Period
to 19 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 19 January 2020 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
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 570 692 547
Rank change year-on-year +122 -145 +17
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 177 188 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the Applications category 2.84% 2.26% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 98 226
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +0.36%
10th Percentile £197 £179 £170
90th Percentile £471 £538 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £283 £315
% change year-on-year +12.39% -10.32% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £26.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.68% +26.19% -17.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £18.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year +166.67% +38.89% -40.00%

Adobe Illustrator is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 6,237 8,331 8,926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.70% 8.44% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,616 4,892 5,486
UK median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +2.34%
10th Percentile £137 £145 £140
90th Percentile £550 £550 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £350 £335
% change year-on-year -4.57% +4.48% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 628 745 725
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.85% -1.55%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.25 £10.24
90th Percentile £45.08 £41.55 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.32 £14.50
% change year-on-year +14.27% +5.62% -3.33%

Adobe Illustrator
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Adobe Illustrator as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 19 January 2020. 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
England +131 161 £370 -7.50% 101
London +123 94 £400 -5.88% 39
UK excluding London +91 77 £318 +12.39% 67
South East +61 18 £350 +30.23% 13
South West +27 15 £315 -3.08% 6
North of England +44 14 £265 +6.00% 17
Scotland +31 12 £230 +12.75% 2
North West +5 10 £257 +2.60% 10
Midlands +56 8 £343 -23.89% 11
East of England +34 8 £425 -5.56% 15
East Midlands +28 6 £375 -16.67% 8
Yorkshire +44 4 £265 - 3
West Midlands +38 2 £286 -0.43% 3
Wales +34 2 £315 +13.51% 2

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe Illustrator also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Adobe Illustrator.

1 153 (86.44%) Photoshop
2 100 (56.50%) User Experience
3 92 (51.98%) Adobe
4 77 (43.50%) HTML
5 71 (40.11%) CSS
6 69 (38.98%) Sketch
7 68 (38.42%) Wireframes
8 63 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (23.73%) InVision
10 37 (20.90%) InDesign
11 36 (20.34%) JavaScript
12 35 (19.77%) Prototyping
13 33 (18.64%) Graphic Design
14 32 (18.08%) Adobe XD
15 30 (16.95%) HTML5
16 28 (15.82%) Axure RP
16 28 (15.82%) Marketing
17 24 (13.56%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
18 23 (12.99%) Front End Development
19 21 (11.86%) Finance
20 20 (11.30%) Mobile First
20 20 (11.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 18 (10.17%) Scrum
22 17 (9.60%) Java
23 16 (9.04%) Analytics
24 15 (8.47%) Sass
24 15 (8.47%) AngularJS
25 14 (7.91%) Information Architecture
26 13 (7.34%) CMS
26 13 (7.34%) Adobe After Effects

Adobe Illustrator
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (7.34%) CMS
2 6 (3.39%) Mendix
3 4 (2.26%) Kentico
3 4 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.26%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.13%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) Moodle
5 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 153 (86.44%) Photoshop
2 69 (38.98%) Sketch
3 42 (23.73%) InVision
4 37 (20.90%) InDesign
5 32 (18.08%) Adobe XD
6 20 (11.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (7.34%) Adobe After Effects
8 12 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (3.39%) Figma
11 5 (2.82%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (2.82%) FrameMaker
11 5 (2.82%) PTC Creo
11 5 (2.82%) Windchill
12 4 (2.26%) CorelDRAW
12 4 (2.26%) Inkscape
12 4 (2.26%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (1.69%) Acrobat
13 3 (1.69%) CINEMA 4D
13 3 (1.69%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.52%) SaaS
2 7 (3.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.13%) Azure
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.56%) Asana
4 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (15.82%) Axure RP
2 11 (6.21%) JIRA
3 5 (2.82%) Balsamiq
4 4 (2.26%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.69%) Grunt
5 3 (1.69%) gulp
5 3 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.13%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.13%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.56%) FrontPage
7 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 28 (15.82%) Marketing
2 21 (11.86%) Finance
3 9 (5.08%) Public Sector
4 8 (4.52%) Retail
5 6 (3.39%) Automotive
5 6 (3.39%) Games
5 6 (3.39%) Publishing
5 6 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.82%) Advertising
6 5 (2.82%) Brand Awareness
6 5 (2.82%) Police
7 4 (2.26%) Banking
8 3 (1.69%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.69%) Electronics
8 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.13%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.56%) Law
10 1 (0.56%) Military
10 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 120 (67.80%) Designer
2 60 (33.90%) UX Designer
3 48 (27.12%) UI Designer
4 28 (15.82%) UI/UX Designer
5 25 (14.12%) Developer
6 18 (10.17%) Senior Designer
7 15 (8.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (7.91%) Graphic Designer
9 11 (6.21%) Senior UX Designer
10 10 (5.65%) Visual Designer
11 9 (5.08%) UI Developer
12 8 (4.52%) Digital Designer
13 6 (3.39%) Consultant
13 6 (3.39%) Digital UX Designer
13 6 (3.39%) Photoshop Designer
13 6 (3.39%) Senior Visual Designer
13 6 (3.39%) Technical Illustrator
13 6 (3.39%) Web Designer
14 5 (2.82%) Analyst
14 5 (2.82%) Senior Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (43.50%) HTML
2 71 (40.11%) CSS
3 30 (16.95%) HTML5
4 15 (8.47%) AngularJS
4 15 (8.47%) Sass
5 13 (7.34%) CSS3
6 10 (5.65%) jQuery
7 9 (5.08%) React
7 9 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (4.52%) Node.js
9 5 (2.82%) Ember.js
10 4 (2.26%) .NET
10 4 (2.26%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.26%) LESS
10 4 (2.26%) Web Services
11 3 (1.69%) Framer.js
11 3 (1.69%) RESTful
12 2 (1.13%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 100 (56.50%) User Experience
2 33 (18.64%) Graphic Design
3 13 (7.34%) Animation
4 11 (6.21%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.21%) Motion Graphics
5 9 (5.08%) Social Media
6 8 (4.52%) W3C
7 7 (3.95%) e-Learning
7 7 (3.95%) Video Editing
8 6 (3.39%) Learning Management System
8 6 (3.39%) NHS
9 5 (2.82%) iPad
9 5 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.26%) FMCG
10 4 (2.26%) Photography
11 3 (1.69%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.69%) iPhone
12 2 (1.13%) Digital Media
12 2 (1.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.39%) Android
2 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (38.42%) Wireframes
2 63 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (19.77%) Prototyping
4 24 (13.56%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 23 (12.99%) Front End Development
6 20 (11.30%) Mobile First
7 18 (10.17%) Scrum
8 16 (9.04%) Analytics
9 14 (7.91%) Information Architecture
10 13 (7.34%) Data Analytics
11 11 (6.21%) Instructional Design
11 11 (6.21%) Interaction Design
11 11 (6.21%) Rapid Prototyping
12 10 (5.65%) Collaborative Working
13 9 (5.08%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 9 (5.08%) Infographics
13 9 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (5.08%) Project Management
13 9 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (5.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.34%) JavaScript
2 17 (9.60%) Java
3 8 (4.52%) C#
3 8 (4.52%) TypeScript
4 3 (1.69%) C
4 3 (1.69%) C++
4 3 (1.69%) PHP
5 2 (1.13%) ES6
5 2 (1.13%) ES7
Qualifications
1 10 (5.65%) Degree
2 4 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) QA
2 7 (3.95%) WCAG
3 3 (1.69%) PMO
3 3 (1.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 92 (51.98%) Adobe
2 8 (4.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.95%) SAP
4 5 (2.82%) Facebook
4 5 (2.82%) Twitter
5 4 (2.26%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.69%) Google
7 1 (0.56%) Instagram
7 1 (0.56%) PTC
7 1 (0.56%) Tableau
7 1 (0.56%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.56%) Virgin Media
7 1 (0.56%) YouTube