Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 490 629 640
Rank change year-on-year +139 +11 -64
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 60 225 261
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Applications category 2.07% 2.94% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 156 170
Median daily rate £375 £371 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +0.27% -1.33%
10th Percentile £200 £201 £113
90th Percentile £513 £522 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -11.43% +12.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 2
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.53% -18.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +233.33% -62.50%

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 2,898 7,662 8,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.28% 8.35% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,661 4,514 5,199
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £135 £150 £150
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.45% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 668 773
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +2.80%
10th Percentile £11.22 £10.80 £10.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.88 £39.35
Median hourly rate £18.74 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +13.58% +6.45% +3.33%

Adobe Illustrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Adobe Illustrator.

Daily rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe Illustrator over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Adobe Illustrator.

Hourly rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Top 12 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 10 August 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 +154 59 £375 +1.08% 23
London +129 35 £375 - 6
UK excluding London +158 25 £310 -11.43% 25
South East +148 10 £225 -35.71% 4
Midlands +91 6 £450 +7.46% 2
West Midlands +72 6 £450 +5.88% 1
Work from Home -10 6 £213 +41.67% 6
South West +79 4 £475 +47.86% 2
North of England +101 3 £75 -80.67% 8
North West +72 3 £75 -80.67% 6
East of England +75 1 £250 -35.48% 1
Scotland +68 1 £363 +3.57% 3

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 43 (71.67%) User Experience
2 40 (66.67%) Photoshop
3 39 (65.00%) Adobe
4 32 (53.33%) Sketch
5 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (33.33%) CSS
6 20 (33.33%) Wireframes
6 20 (33.33%) Prototyping
7 18 (30.00%) InVision
7 18 (30.00%) Adobe XD
8 17 (28.33%) Degree
8 17 (28.33%) Axure RP
9 14 (23.33%) InDesign
9 14 (23.33%) Balsamiq
10 13 (21.67%) HTML
11 12 (20.00%) W3C
11 12 (20.00%) Graphic Design
11 12 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (15.00%) Google
13 8 (13.33%) Finance
13 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
13 8 (13.33%) Figma
14 7 (11.67%) React
14 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
14 7 (11.67%) Visualisation
15 6 (10.00%) REST
15 6 (10.00%) Animation
15 6 (10.00%) Android
16 5 (8.33%) Time Management

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 4 (6.67%) Apache
1 4 (6.67%) Gunicorn
1 4 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (1.67%) Moodle
2 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 32 (53.33%) Sketch
3 18 (30.00%) Adobe XD
3 18 (30.00%) InVision
4 14 (23.33%) InDesign
5 12 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (13.33%) Figma
7 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (6.67%) Zeplin
9 3 (5.00%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (3.33%) 3ds Max
10 2 (3.33%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (1.67%) Acrobat
11 1 (1.67%) Blender
11 1 (1.67%) Chatbot
11 1 (1.67%) GIMP
11 1 (1.67%) Marvel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon Alexa
2 3 (5.00%) AWS
3 2 (3.33%) Azure
3 2 (3.33%) GCP
3 2 (3.33%) Google Docs
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Broadband
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) Skype
1 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Axure RP
2 14 (23.33%) Balsamiq
3 2 (3.33%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (6.67%) Marketing
4 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (3.33%) Back Office
5 2 (3.33%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.67%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Games
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.67%) Publishing
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (68.33%) Designer
2 26 (43.33%) UX Designer
3 14 (23.33%) Developer
4 12 (20.00%) UI Designer
5 11 (18.33%) UI/UX Designer
6 7 (11.67%) Digital Designer
7 6 (10.00%) UI Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (8.33%) UX Developer
9 4 (6.67%) UI/UX Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Django Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Graphic Designer
11 2 (3.33%) Artworker
11 2 (3.33%) Author
11 2 (3.33%) iOS Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Print Designer
11 2 (3.33%) Technical Author
12 1 (1.67%) Senior UX Designer
12 1 (1.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) CSS
2 13 (21.67%) HTML
3 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
3 7 (11.67%) React
4 6 (10.00%) REST
5 4 (6.67%) Django
5 4 (6.67%) Flask
5 4 (6.67%) Ionic Framework
5 4 (6.67%) JSON
5 4 (6.67%) Vue.js
6 3 (5.00%) Framer.js
6 3 (5.00%) Node.js
6 3 (5.00%) Web Services
7 2 (3.33%) Ajax
7 2 (3.33%) D3.js
7 2 (3.33%) HTML5
7 2 (3.33%) Jest
7 2 (3.33%) jQuery
7 2 (3.33%) Redux
7 2 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (71.67%) User Experience
2 12 (20.00%) Graphic Design
2 12 (20.00%) W3C
3 6 (10.00%) Animation
4 3 (5.00%) Motion Graphics
4 3 (5.00%) Social Media
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.67%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.67%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.67%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Photography
6 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.67%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.67%) Vector Graphics
6 1 (1.67%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 6 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 20 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 7 (11.67%) Visualisation
4 5 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 5 (8.33%) Requirements Gathering
4 5 (8.33%) Time Management
4 5 (8.33%) Typography
4 5 (8.33%) Use Case
5 4 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (6.67%) Gamification
6 3 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (5.00%) Conversational UI
6 3 (5.00%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.00%) Scrum
6 3 (5.00%) User Stories
6 3 (5.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 3 (5.00%) Web Development
7 2 (3.33%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.00%) Java
2 3 (5.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (3.33%) Apple Swift
3 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 39 (65.00%) Adobe
2 9 (15.00%) Google
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) Vectorworks