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 3 months to 26 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 475 469 417
Rank change year-on-year -6 -52  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 132 182 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Applications category 3.27% 3.79% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 131 101
Median daily rate £383 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £189 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £427 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £300
% change year-on-year +11.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.74% -16.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £27.00 £17.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £27.28 £134.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £26.84
% change year-on-year +7.40% +0.61%  

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4038 4801 6008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.59% 9.04% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2314 2888 3399
Median daily rate £365 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.60% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 426 575
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.97 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +9.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.89 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £36.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Adobe Illustrator
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 June 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
England -22 118 £383 +17.69% 78
London -41 66 £400 +23.07% 30
North West +28 15 £363 +7.40% 7
South East +24 15 £340 +70.00% 13
Scotland +43 13 £450 +12.50% 4
Manchester +20 11 £369 +71.51% 4
Glasgow +18 10 £450 +38.46% 2
East of England -6 8 £323 -0.76% 6
City of London -9 7 £400 +23.07% 5
South West -1 6 £325 +3.17% 2
West Midlands +13 5 £151 -42.11% 8
Hampshire +9 5 £450 +38.46% 1
Berkshire +15 4 £271 +117.00% 6
Birmingham +13 4 £151 -51.84% 1
Buckinghamshire -15 4 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £309 -
Reading +17 3 £238 +123.52%
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £381 +5.90% 2
Devon -10 3 £325 +3.17% 1
Milton Keynes -14 3 - - 1
Edinburgh +15 2 £463 +8.82% 1
Surrey +6 2 £450 - 2
Lancashire +3 2 £250 - 1
Cambridge +1 2 £381 +5.90% 2
Lancaster - 2 £250 -
Cheshire +23 1 £388 +14.81% 2
Yorkshire +22 1 - - 8
Leeds +20 1 - - 4
West Yorkshire +14 1 - - 6
Welwyn Garden City +5 1 £115 -

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Adobe Illustrator.

1 227 (89.02%) Photoshop
2 150 (58.82%) HTML
3 148 (58.04%) User Experience
4 142 (55.69%) CSS
5 137 (53.73%) Adobe
6 101 (39.61%) Wireframes
7 94 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (34.12%) JavaScript
9 82 (32.16%) HTML5
10 72 (28.24%) CSS3
11 60 (23.53%) Prototyping
12 48 (18.82%) Front End Development
13 45 (17.65%) Marketing
14 44 (17.25%) Axure RP
15 43 (16.86%) Web Design
15 43 (16.86%) Responsive Web Design
16 42 (16.47%) jQuery
17 39 (15.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 37 (14.51%) AngularJS
18 37 (14.51%) Graphic Design
19 36 (14.12%) Finance
20 35 (13.73%) InDesign
21 34 (13.33%) InVision
22 31 (12.16%) Web Development
23 30 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
24 29 (11.37%) Degree
25 28 (10.98%) Flash
26 26 (10.20%) Scrum
27 24 (9.41%) Adobe After Effects
28 23 (9.02%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 17 (6.67%) WordPress
2 16 (6.27%) CMS
3 4 (1.57%) Drupal
4 3 (1.18%) Apache
4 3 (1.18%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.78%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.78%) nginx
5 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.39%) Marvel
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 227 (89.02%) Photoshop
2 39 (15.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 35 (13.73%) InDesign
4 34 (13.33%) InVision
5 24 (9.41%) Adobe After Effects
6 19 (7.45%) OmniGraffle
7 15 (5.88%) MS Visio
8 12 (4.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 12 (4.71%) UXPin
9 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (3.14%) Acrobat
10 8 (3.14%) Adobe Premiere
10 8 (3.14%) Fireworks
11 7 (2.75%) CINEMA 4D
11 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
12 6 (2.35%) ImageReady
13 5 (1.96%) Pixate
14 4 (1.57%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (1.18%) SOLIDWORKS
16 2 (0.78%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 8 (3.14%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.18%) FastStats
2 3 (1.18%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 1 (0.39%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 7 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.35%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.18%) Google Drive
4 3 (1.18%) Responsys
4 3 (1.18%) SaaS
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.78%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.78%) Google Play
5 2 (0.78%) Route 53
6 1 (0.39%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.39%) GitHub
6 1 (0.39%) Slack
6 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.96%) Internet
2 3 (1.18%) MVNO
3 2 (0.78%) SMS
4 1 (0.39%) Skype
4 1 (0.39%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.96%) MySQL
2 2 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (17.25%) Axure RP
2 30 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
3 19 (7.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 19 (7.45%) gulp
4 16 (6.27%) Git (software)
5 14 (5.49%) Grunt
5 14 (5.49%) JIRA
6 10 (3.92%) Jasmine
6 10 (3.92%) Mocha
7 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Blend
8 8 (3.14%) webpack
9 7 (2.75%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.96%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (1.96%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.57%) Sinon.JS
12 3 (1.18%) Babel
12 3 (1.18%) PhantomJS
12 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.18%) WebStorm
General
1 45 (17.65%) Marketing
2 36 (14.12%) Finance
3 11 (4.31%) Banking
4 10 (3.92%) Publishing
4 10 (3.92%) Retail
5 9 (3.53%) Games
6 6 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.96%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.18%) Advertising
9 3 (1.18%) Dutch Language
9 3 (1.18%) French Language
9 3 (1.18%) German Language
10 2 (0.78%) Legal
10 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.39%) Front Office
11 1 (0.39%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (54.90%) Designer
2 82 (32.16%) Developer
3 72 (28.24%) UX Designer
4 52 (20.39%) UI Designer
5 41 (16.08%) UI/UX Designer
6 32 (12.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 18 (7.06%) Senior Designer
7 18 (7.06%) UI Developer
8 16 (6.27%) UX Developer
9 15 (5.88%) Digital Designer
9 15 (5.88%) Web Developer
10 14 (5.49%) Graphic Designer
11 13 (5.10%) HTML Developer
12 12 (4.71%) Junior
13 11 (4.31%) HTML CSS Designer
14 10 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (3.92%) Visual Designer
15 9 (3.53%) UI/UX Developer
15 9 (3.53%) Web Designer
15 9 (3.53%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (58.82%) HTML
2 142 (55.69%) CSS
3 82 (32.16%) HTML5
4 72 (28.24%) CSS3
5 42 (16.47%) jQuery
6 37 (14.51%) AngularJS
7 28 (10.98%) Flash
8 23 (9.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (7.45%) Sass
10 16 (6.27%) .NET
10 16 (6.27%) Node.js
11 13 (5.10%) Material Design
12 12 (4.71%) SVG
13 11 (4.31%) Web Services
13 11 (4.31%) WPF
14 10 (3.92%) Ajax
14 10 (3.92%) React
15 9 (3.53%) Apache Flex
16 7 (2.75%) Apache Cordova
16 7 (2.75%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 148 (58.04%) User Experience
2 37 (14.51%) Graphic Design
3 18 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (4.31%) Animation
7 9 (3.53%) Motion Graphics
8 5 (1.96%) Interactive TV
8 5 (1.96%) Social Media
9 4 (1.57%) Derivative
9 4 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.57%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.57%) Video Editing
9 4 (1.57%) W3C
10 3 (1.18%) Fintech
10 3 (1.18%) Photography
10 3 (1.18%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.27%) Android
1 16 (6.27%) Apple iOS
2 6 (2.35%) Linux
3 5 (1.96%) Windows
4 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.78%) Unix
5 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (39.61%) Wireframes
2 94 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (23.53%) Prototyping
4 48 (18.82%) Front End Development
5 43 (16.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 43 (16.86%) Web Design
6 31 (12.16%) Web Development
7 26 (10.20%) Scrum
8 18 (7.06%) E-Commerce
8 18 (7.06%) Typography
9 16 (6.27%) Analytics
9 16 (6.27%) Usability Testing
10 15 (5.88%) Mobile First
10 15 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
11 14 (5.49%) Visualisation
12 13 (5.10%) Data Visualisation
12 13 (5.10%) Project Management
12 13 (5.10%) TDD
13 12 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (4.71%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 87 (34.12%) JavaScript
2 16 (6.27%) PHP
3 11 (4.31%) C#
3 11 (4.31%) TypeScript
3 11 (4.31%) XAML
4 9 (3.53%) Java
5 3 (1.18%) Dart
5 3 (1.18%) ECMAScript
5 3 (1.18%) SQL
6 2 (0.78%) ES6
6 2 (0.78%) Python
6 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.39%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.39%) C
7 1 (0.39%) Perl
7 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (11.37%) Degree
2 3 (1.18%) ISEB
3 2 (0.78%) DBS Check
3 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.39%) HNC
4 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) cPanel
1 3 (1.18%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 137 (53.73%) Adobe
2 21 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.27%) Google
4 5 (1.96%) Apple
4 5 (1.96%) IBM
5 2 (0.78%) Optimizely
5 2 (0.78%) Perforce
5 2 (0.78%) Qubit
5 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.78%) SAP
5 2 (0.78%) Zend
6 1 (0.39%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.39%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.39%) Telerik
6 1 (0.39%) Twitter
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