Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 572 665 564
Rank change year-on-year +93 -101 -17
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 228 231 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Applications category 3.18% 2.63% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 135 204
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.63% +9.23%
10th Percentile £210 £165 £188
90th Percentile £490 £525 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 12
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £20.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.96% -1.19% -22.22%
10th Percentile £49.00 £11.85 £10.48
90th Percentile £51.00 £128.78 £30.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £20.37
% change year-on-year +233.33% -26.34% -24.57%

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 7,176 8,795 8,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.47% 8.50% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,230 5,226 5,375
UK median daily rate £375 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +6.57% +4.48%
10th Percentile £146 £145 £145
90th Percentile £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 670 798 683
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.28 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.62 £15.74 £14.63
% change year-on-year +5.59% +7.55% -11.12%

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019. 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 +86 203 £364 -6.13% 118
London +88 129 £378 -5.56% 40
UK excluding London +48 96 £338 +2.27% 79
South East +40 23 £350 +57.30% 26
Scotland +32 20 £320 -1.54% 1
South West +9 19 £388 +55.00% 6
North of England +10 13 £388 +9.68% 22
Midlands +55 10 £293 -40.00% 17
East of England +26 9 £425 +28.79% 7
North West +7 9 £388 +55.20% 16
West Midlands +35 5 £310 -38.00% 4
East Midlands +30 5 £275 -42.11% 13
Yorkshire +27 4 £265 -31.61% 4
Wales +26 2 £315 -33.68%

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 190 (83.33%) Photoshop
2 124 (54.39%) User Experience
3 115 (50.44%) Adobe
4 96 (42.11%) HTML
5 94 (41.23%) Sketch
6 88 (38.60%) CSS
7 79 (34.65%) Wireframes
8 73 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (25.44%) JavaScript
10 45 (19.74%) Prototyping
11 43 (18.86%) Finance
12 42 (18.42%) Graphic Design
12 42 (18.42%) HTML5
13 41 (17.98%) InDesign
14 37 (16.23%) Axure RP
15 35 (15.35%) Marketing
15 35 (15.35%) InVision
16 31 (13.60%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 29 (12.72%) Sass
18 24 (10.53%) Analytics
18 24 (10.53%) Adobe XD
19 23 (10.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 23 (10.09%) CSS3
20 21 (9.21%) Information Architecture
21 20 (8.77%) Front End Development
21 20 (8.77%) CMS
22 18 (7.89%) AngularJS
23 17 (7.46%) Interaction Design
24 16 (7.02%) Collaborative Working
24 16 (7.02%) Rapid Prototyping

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 20 (8.77%) CMS
2 8 (3.51%) WordPress
3 3 (1.32%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.88%) EPiServer
4 2 (0.88%) Kentico
4 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.44%) Drupal
5 1 (0.44%) Moodle
5 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 190 (83.33%) Photoshop
2 94 (41.23%) Sketch
3 41 (17.98%) InDesign
4 35 (15.35%) InVision
5 24 (10.53%) Adobe XD
6 23 (10.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (6.58%) Adobe After Effects
7 15 (6.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 12 (5.26%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (4.39%) Inkscape
9 10 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (2.63%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (2.19%) Acrobat
11 5 (2.19%) Figma
11 5 (2.19%) FrameMaker
11 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (2.19%) PTC Creo
11 5 (2.19%) UXPin
11 5 (2.19%) Windchill
11 5 (2.19%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 9 (3.95%) Google Analytics
2 9 (3.95%) SaaS
3 4 (1.75%) Azure
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.44%) Asana
4 1 (0.44%) G Suite
4 1 (0.44%) Google Docs
4 1 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) Internet
2 2 (0.88%) DWDM
3 1 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (16.23%) Axure RP
2 15 (6.58%) JIRA
3 10 (4.39%) Rational Rhapsody
4 8 (3.51%) Balsamiq
4 8 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.19%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.32%) FrontPage
8 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 43 (18.86%) Finance
2 35 (15.35%) Marketing
3 10 (4.39%) Retail
4 9 (3.95%) Public Sector
5 8 (3.51%) Avionics
5 8 (3.51%) Banking
6 7 (3.07%) Games
6 7 (3.07%) Publishing
6 7 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.19%) Police
8 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.32%) Automotive
9 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.88%) Electronics
10 2 (0.88%) Law
10 2 (0.88%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 143 (62.72%) Designer
2 70 (30.70%) UX Designer
3 53 (23.25%) UI Designer
4 38 (16.67%) Developer
5 26 (11.40%) UI/UX Designer
6 22 (9.65%) Senior Designer
7 18 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (6.14%) Digital Designer
8 14 (6.14%) Graphic Designer
8 14 (6.14%) Visual Designer
9 13 (5.70%) Senior UX Designer
10 8 (3.51%) PHP Developer
10 8 (3.51%) UI Developer
11 7 (3.07%) React Developer
11 7 (3.07%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.07%) UX Developer
11 7 (3.07%) Web Designer
12 6 (2.63%) Senior Digital Designer
12 6 (2.63%) Senior Visual Designer
12 6 (2.63%) Technical Illustrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (42.11%) HTML
2 88 (38.60%) CSS
3 42 (18.42%) HTML5
4 29 (12.72%) Sass
5 23 (10.09%) CSS3
6 18 (7.89%) AngularJS
7 15 (6.58%) jQuery
8 14 (6.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (4.82%) LESS
9 11 (4.82%) React
10 7 (3.07%) Material Design
11 6 (2.63%) Node.js
12 5 (2.19%) Ember.js
12 5 (2.19%) Redux
12 5 (2.19%) RESTful
13 4 (1.75%) Enzyme
13 4 (1.75%) Jest
13 4 (1.75%) SVG
14 3 (1.32%) Framer.js
15 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 124 (54.39%) User Experience
2 42 (18.42%) Graphic Design
3 14 (6.14%) Animation
3 14 (6.14%) Social Media
4 11 (4.82%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.95%) e-Learning
5 9 (3.95%) iPad
6 8 (3.51%) Learning Management System
6 8 (3.51%) Motion Graphics
7 7 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.63%) Photography
8 6 (2.63%) Video Editing
9 5 (2.19%) Tandem
10 4 (1.75%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.32%) W3C
12 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.88%) Media Streaming
12 2 (0.88%) Online Games
12 2 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.07%) Android
1 7 (3.07%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (34.65%) Wireframes
2 73 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (19.74%) Prototyping
4 31 (13.60%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 24 (10.53%) Analytics
6 21 (9.21%) Information Architecture
7 20 (8.77%) Front End Development
8 17 (7.46%) Interaction Design
9 16 (7.02%) Collaborative Working
9 16 (7.02%) Rapid Prototyping
9 16 (7.02%) Web Design
10 15 (6.58%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 15 (6.58%) Mobile First
11 14 (6.14%) E-Commerce
11 14 (6.14%) Instructional Design
11 14 (6.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (5.70%) Data Analytics
12 13 (5.70%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (5.70%) Typography
13 12 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.44%) JavaScript
2 15 (6.58%) Java
3 11 (4.82%) PHP
4 10 (4.39%) C
4 10 (4.39%) C++
5 9 (3.95%) TypeScript
6 5 (2.19%) C#
7 4 (1.75%) ES6
7 4 (1.75%) ES7
Qualifications
1 12 (5.26%) Degree
2 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.14%) QA
2 8 (3.51%) WCAG
3 1 (0.44%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 115 (50.44%) Adobe
2 12 (5.26%) Google
2 12 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.63%) HubSpot
3 6 (2.63%) SAP
4 5 (2.19%) Facebook
4 5 (2.19%) Twitter
5 2 (0.88%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.44%) ATG
6 1 (0.44%) Instagram
6 1 (0.44%) PTC
6 1 (0.44%) Tableau
6 1 (0.44%) Virgin Media
6 1 (0.44%) YouTube