Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 470 586 671
Rank change year-on-year +116 +85 -104
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 61 231 230
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Applications category 2.55% 3.22% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 155 142
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £137
90th Percentile £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £313
% change year-on-year +3.57% +12.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 4
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +140.96% +1.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +233.33% -26.34%

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 2,396 7,179 8,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.53% 8.46% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,445 4,228 5,210
Median daily rate £375 £375 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.33% +6.79%
10th Percentile £131 £145 £146
90th Percentile £584 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 670 795
Median hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% +6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.28 £41.00
Median hourly rate £19.25 £16.53 £15.74
% change year-on-year +16.44% +5.07% +7.55%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +151 59 £400 +10.73% 26
London +122 43 £419 +11.67% 5
UK excluding London +166 15 £363 +3.57% 23
South East +158 5 £225 -35.71% 3
Midlands +82 5 £475 +62.39% 4
West Midlands +72 5 £475 +53.23% 3
Work from Home -90 5 £225 +87.50% 3
North of England +112 4 £298 -23.32% 9
North West +88 2 £300 -22.68% 7
Yorkshire +73 1 £295 +11.32% 2
Scotland +59 1 £363 +13.28% 1
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 45 (73.77%) Adobe
2 42 (68.85%) User Experience
3 36 (59.02%) Photoshop
4 33 (54.10%) Sketch
5 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (36.07%) CSS
7 21 (34.43%) Prototyping
8 20 (32.79%) InVision
8 20 (32.79%) Adobe XD
9 19 (31.15%) Wireframes
10 18 (29.51%) Axure RP
10 18 (29.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 15 (24.59%) Balsamiq
11 15 (24.59%) W3C
12 14 (22.95%) Degree
12 14 (22.95%) Graphic Design
13 13 (21.31%) HTML
14 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
14 10 (16.39%) InDesign
15 9 (14.75%) Animation
15 9 (14.75%) Apple iOS
16 8 (13.11%) Google
17 7 (11.48%) Adobe Premiere
17 7 (11.48%) Android
17 7 (11.48%) Social Media
17 7 (11.48%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 7 (11.48%) Figma
18 6 (9.84%) React
18 6 (9.84%) REST
18 6 (9.84%) AngularJS

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 (6.56%) Apache
1 4 (6.56%) Gunicorn
1 4 (6.56%) nginx
2 2 (3.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (59.02%) Photoshop
2 33 (54.10%) Sketch
3 20 (32.79%) Adobe XD
3 20 (32.79%) InVision
4 18 (29.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (16.39%) InDesign
6 7 (11.48%) Adobe Premiere
6 7 (11.48%) Figma
7 6 (9.84%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (8.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (8.20%) Zeplin
9 3 (4.92%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
11 1 (1.64%) Acrobat
11 1 (1.64%) Blender
11 1 (1.64%) Chatbot
11 1 (1.64%) Houdini
11 1 (1.64%) Maya
11 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon Alexa
2 3 (4.92%) AWS
2 3 (4.92%) Azure
2 3 (4.92%) GCP
2 3 (4.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) G Suite
3 1 (1.64%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Broadband
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Axure RP
2 15 (24.59%) Balsamiq
3 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.28%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) Grunt
5 1 (1.64%) webpack
General
1 5 (8.20%) Marketing
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Advertising
4 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Humanities
5 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.64%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (72.13%) Designer
2 29 (47.54%) UX Designer
3 19 (31.15%) UI Designer
3 19 (31.15%) UI/UX Designer
4 10 (16.39%) Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Graphic Designer
6 6 (9.84%) Digital Designer
7 3 (4.92%) Django Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Creative Designer
8 2 (3.28%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) UI Developer
8 2 (3.28%) UI/UX Developer
8 2 (3.28%) UX Developer
9 1 (1.64%) 3D Artist
9 1 (1.64%) Artworker
9 1 (1.64%) Lead Designer
9 1 (1.64%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) CSS
2 13 (21.31%) HTML
3 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
3 6 (9.84%) React
3 6 (9.84%) REST
4 4 (6.56%) Django
4 4 (6.56%) Flask
4 4 (6.56%) Ionic Framework
4 4 (6.56%) Jest
4 4 (6.56%) JSON
4 4 (6.56%) Redux
4 4 (6.56%) RESTful
4 4 (6.56%) Vue.js
5 3 (4.92%) D3.js
5 3 (4.92%) Framer.js
5 3 (4.92%) jQuery
5 3 (4.92%) Web Services
6 2 (3.28%) Ajax
6 2 (3.28%) Apollo GraphQL
6 2 (3.28%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (68.85%) User Experience
2 15 (24.59%) W3C
3 14 (22.95%) Graphic Design
4 9 (14.75%) Animation
5 7 (11.48%) Social Media
6 4 (6.56%) Motion Graphics
7 3 (4.92%) Video Editing
8 2 (3.28%) Blog
8 2 (3.28%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Apple iOS
2 7 (11.48%) Android
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) Prototyping
3 19 (31.15%) Wireframes
4 7 (11.48%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 5 (8.20%) Front End Development
5 5 (8.20%) Storytelling
5 5 (8.20%) Typography
5 5 (8.20%) Use Case
5 5 (8.20%) Visualisation
6 4 (6.56%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (6.56%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (6.56%) Gamification
6 4 (6.56%) Requirements Gathering
6 4 (6.56%) Scrum
7 3 (4.92%) Conversational UI
7 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.92%) UX Design
7 3 (4.92%) Web Design
7 3 (4.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.92%) Java
2 3 (4.92%) TypeScript
3 2 (3.28%) Apple Swift
3 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
Vendors
1 45 (73.77%) Adobe
2 8 (13.11%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) Twitter