Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 677 558 555
Rank change year-on-year -119 -3 -102
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 216 341 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Applications category 2.49% 3.78% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 204 286
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -1.52%
10th Percentile £161 £179 £168
90th Percentile £525 £494 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £319 £315
% change year-on-year -1.96% +1.19% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 10
UK median hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £27.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.19% -22.80% +79.32%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.48 £23.64
90th Percentile £128.78 £30.73 £176.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £20.37 £26.00
% change year-on-year -26.34% -21.67% +108.00%

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 8,691 9,024 9,613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.38% 8.83% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,114 5,491 5,589
UK median daily rate £373 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.57% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £145 £143 £150
90th Percentile £550 £556 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £320
% change year-on-year +6.87% +2.34% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 795 727 955
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -4.02% +4.19%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.25 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £14.50 £15.99
% change year-on-year +5.52% -9.32% +6.60%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018. 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 -106 193 £400 +14.29% 204
London -52 114 £400 - 82
UK excluding London -89 95 £313 -1.96% 126
North of England -25 30 £306 +2.08% 46
South East -33 27 £188 -51.92% 31
North West -9 22 £250 -33.33% 22
Scotland -16 17 £313 -3.85% 3
East of England +3 10 £350 +16.67% 13
Yorkshire -4 8 £388 +72.22% 17
Midlands -39 7 £450 +41.73% 21
East Midlands +6 6 £450 +38.46% 15
South West -48 4 £250 -20.63% 11
Wales -17 1 £475 +137.50% 1
West Midlands -44 1 - - 6

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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 (87.96%) Photoshop
2 130 (60.19%) User Experience
3 126 (58.33%) Adobe
4 87 (40.28%) HTML
5 76 (35.19%) CSS
6 62 (28.70%) Wireframes
7 49 (22.69%) InVision
8 48 (22.22%) InDesign
9 47 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (20.37%) Finance
11 41 (18.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 40 (18.52%) JavaScript
13 39 (18.06%) HTML5
14 38 (17.59%) Marketing
15 35 (16.20%) Axure RP
15 35 (16.20%) Prototyping
16 30 (13.89%) Graphic Design
17 29 (13.43%) Degree
18 28 (12.96%) JIRA
18 28 (12.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 26 (12.04%) Adobe After Effects
20 25 (11.57%) Responsive Web Design
21 23 (10.65%) Social Media
22 21 (9.72%) CSS3
23 19 (8.80%) AngularJS
23 19 (8.80%) jQuery
23 19 (8.80%) Web Design
23 19 (8.80%) Typography
24 18 (8.33%) Animation
25 17 (7.87%) CMS

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 (7.87%) CMS
2 14 (6.48%) WordPress
3 13 (6.02%) Confluence
4 4 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.85%) Drupal
5 2 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) Marvel
6 1 (0.46%) Moodle
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 190 (87.96%) Photoshop
2 49 (22.69%) InVision
3 48 (22.22%) InDesign
4 41 (18.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 26 (12.04%) Adobe After Effects
6 16 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (3.70%) Acrobat
7 8 (3.70%) Adobe Premiere
8 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (2.31%) Final Cut Pro
10 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (1.39%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (1.39%) Camtasia
11 3 (1.39%) ImageReady
12 2 (0.93%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.93%) Maya
13 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.46%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (2.31%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.85%) npm
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) GitHub
4 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.46%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.31%) Internet
2 4 (1.85%) Intranet
3 3 (1.39%) SMS
4 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.24%) MySQL
2 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (16.20%) Axure RP
2 28 (12.96%) JIRA
3 16 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
5 11 (5.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 9 (4.17%) Bitbucket
6 9 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (4.17%) Protractor
7 6 (2.78%) Bower
7 6 (2.78%) Xcode
8 5 (2.31%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.85%) Grunt
9 4 (1.85%) webpack
10 3 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.93%) Babel
11 2 (0.93%) gulp
12 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.46%) PostCSS
12 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (20.37%) Finance
2 38 (17.59%) Marketing
3 16 (7.41%) Banking
4 12 (5.56%) Advertising
4 12 (5.56%) Games
5 9 (4.17%) Legal
5 9 (4.17%) Retail
6 7 (3.24%) Publishing
7 6 (2.78%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.39%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.46%) Automotive
11 1 (0.46%) Electronics
11 1 (0.46%) French Language
11 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.46%) Law
11 1 (0.46%) Military
11 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (69.44%) Designer
2 54 (25.00%) UX Designer
3 40 (18.52%) UI Designer
4 37 (17.13%) Developer
5 24 (11.11%) Digital Designer
6 22 (10.19%) Graphic Designer
7 19 (8.80%) Senior Designer
7 19 (8.80%) UI/UX Designer
8 12 (5.56%) Visual Designer
9 11 (5.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 10 (4.63%) Senior UI Designer
11 8 (3.70%) Creative Designer
11 8 (3.70%) Interaction Designer
11 8 (3.70%) Web Designer
12 6 (2.78%) Junior
13 5 (2.31%) Lead Designer
13 5 (2.31%) Senior UX Designer
13 5 (2.31%) UI Developer
14 4 (1.85%) Full Stack Developer
14 4 (1.85%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (40.28%) HTML
2 76 (35.19%) CSS
3 39 (18.06%) HTML5
4 21 (9.72%) CSS3
5 19 (8.80%) AngularJS
5 19 (8.80%) jQuery
6 13 (6.02%) Flash
7 12 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (3.70%) Node.js
8 8 (3.70%) XML
9 7 (3.24%) LESS
9 7 (3.24%) React
9 7 (3.24%) Sass
10 6 (2.78%) Handlebars
11 5 (2.31%) Ajax
11 5 (2.31%) JSON
11 5 (2.31%) RESTful
11 5 (2.31%) XHTML
12 4 (1.85%) .NET
12 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 130 (60.19%) User Experience
2 30 (13.89%) Graphic Design
3 23 (10.65%) Social Media
4 18 (8.33%) Animation
5 16 (7.41%) Fintech
6 13 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (5.09%) Mobile App
8 10 (4.63%) Photography
9 8 (3.70%) Taxonomies
9 8 (3.70%) Video Editing
10 6 (2.78%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.31%) Algorithms
11 5 (2.31%) e-Learning
12 4 (1.85%) Online Banking
12 4 (1.85%) Virtual Team
13 3 (1.39%) Apple TV
13 3 (1.39%) Digital Media
13 3 (1.39%) Motion Graphics
13 3 (1.39%) Vector Graphics
13 3 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.41%) Android
2 14 (6.48%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.24%) Windows
4 5 (2.31%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.85%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.39%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.70%) Wireframes
2 47 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (16.20%) Prototyping
4 25 (11.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 19 (8.80%) Typography
5 19 (8.80%) Web Design
6 17 (7.87%) Front End Development
6 17 (7.87%) Scrum
6 17 (7.87%) Web Development
7 15 (6.94%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 14 (6.48%) Infographics
9 13 (6.02%) Information Architecture
9 13 (6.02%) Workflow
10 12 (5.56%) Analytics
10 12 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (5.56%) TDD
11 10 (4.63%) E-Commerce
12 9 (4.17%) User Stories
13 8 (3.70%) UX Design
13 8 (3.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 13 (6.02%) Java
2 13 (6.02%) PHP
3 7 (3.24%) SQL
4 5 (2.31%) C#
5 3 (1.39%) Apple Swift
5 3 (1.39%) C++
5 3 (1.39%) Objective-C
5 3 (1.39%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.93%) ES6
6 2 (0.93%) Python
6 2 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.46%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.46%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (13.43%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) CIPD
3 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.85%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) GDPR
3 1 (0.46%) PMO
3 1 (0.46%) WAI
3 1 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) Ansible
1 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 126 (58.33%) Adobe
2 17 (7.87%) Google
3 9 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.31%) Apple
5 4 (1.85%) ATG
5 4 (1.85%) Twitter
6 3 (1.39%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.39%) Facebook
6 3 (1.39%) hybris
6 3 (1.39%) IBM
6 3 (1.39%) WooCommerce
6 3 (1.39%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.46%) Hootsuite
7 1 (0.46%) Progress
7 1 (0.46%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.46%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.46%) Samsung
7 1 (0.46%) SAP
7 1 (0.46%) Splunk