Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 537 539 461
Rank change year-on-year +2 -78 -64
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 336 375 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.35% 0.45%
As % of the Applications category 3.85% 3.86% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 281 288
UK median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% - -
10th Percentile £189 £168 £163
90th Percentile £494 £513 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £293
% change year-on-year +3.17% +7.69% -7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 19
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +60.33% -11.37%
10th Percentile £10.48 £25.24 £9.00
90th Percentile £30.73 £175.00 £60.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +7.41% +116.00% -34.21%

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 8726 9718 11783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.78% 9.12% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5245 5695 6826
UK median daily rate £350 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £145 £148 £155
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 966 1148
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.00 £40.38 £37.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +12.07% -3.33%

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 18 October 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 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Top 15 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 18 October 2017. 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 -10 305 £375 +15.38% 94
London -71 168 £400 +23.08% 41
UK excluding London +63 162 £325 +3.17% 55
South East +19 47 £383 +91.25% 9
North of England +92 37 £325 -3.70% 12
North West +53 28 £375 +11.11% 6
Midlands +34 28 £325 +5.69% 22
Scotland +33 24 £335 -2.55% 1
West Midlands +32 19 £305 +0.41% 17
South West +6 14 £315 - 5
East of England -20 10 £300 -14.29% 5
East Midlands +11 9 £325 -13.33% 5
Yorkshire +27 8 £225 -24.37% 5
Wales +2 2 £200 - 1
North East +71 1 £175 -54.84% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 293 (87.20%) Photoshop
2 183 (54.46%) User Experience
3 172 (51.19%) HTML
4 170 (50.60%) Adobe
5 166 (49.40%) CSS
6 109 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (27.68%) JavaScript
8 82 (24.40%) Wireframes
9 74 (22.02%) Finance
10 72 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
11 65 (19.35%) HTML5
12 59 (17.56%) Marketing
13 57 (16.96%) CSS3
14 55 (16.37%) jQuery
15 52 (15.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 51 (15.18%) Front End Development
17 50 (14.88%) InVision
17 50 (14.88%) Graphic Design
18 48 (14.29%) Web Design
19 46 (13.69%) InDesign
20 43 (12.80%) Axure RP
21 42 (12.50%) Mobile App
22 37 (11.01%) Web Development
23 35 (10.42%) AngularJS
24 32 (9.52%) Prototyping
25 31 (9.23%) Typography
25 31 (9.23%) Git (software)
25 31 (9.23%) Banking
25 31 (9.23%) Adobe After Effects
26 30 (8.93%) PHP

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 24 (7.14%) WordPress
2 23 (6.85%) CMS
3 7 (2.08%) Drupal
4 4 (1.19%) Apache
5 3 (0.89%) Confluence
5 3 (0.89%) nginx
6 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.60%) Marvel
6 2 (0.60%) SAS
6 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
Applications
1 293 (87.20%) Photoshop
2 52 (15.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 50 (14.88%) InVision
4 46 (13.69%) InDesign
5 31 (9.23%) Adobe After Effects
6 26 (7.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 14 (4.17%) MS Visio
8 13 (3.87%) OmniGraffle
9 12 (3.57%) Adobe Premiere
9 12 (3.57%) UXPin
10 9 (2.68%) Acrobat
10 9 (2.68%) Flinto
10 9 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
12 5 (1.49%) ImageReady
12 5 (1.49%) Pixate
13 4 (1.19%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.89%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (0.89%) Edge Animate
14 3 (0.89%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Shopify
2 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 14 (4.17%) GitHub
3 10 (2.98%) Slack
4 9 (2.68%) SaaS
5 8 (2.38%) Google Analytics
5 8 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (1.49%) npm
8 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.60%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.60%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.60%) Route 53
9 1 (0.30%) Trello
9 1 (0.30%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.38%) Internet
2 3 (0.89%) SMS
3 1 (0.30%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.98%) MySQL
2 5 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.30%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.30%) MonetDB
3 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (12.80%) Axure RP
2 31 (9.23%) Git (software)
3 30 (8.93%) Dreamweaver
4 28 (8.33%) gulp
5 24 (7.14%) Grunt
6 17 (5.06%) JIRA
7 15 (4.46%) Mocha
7 15 (4.46%) webpack
8 9 (2.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 9 (2.68%) Jasmine
9 8 (2.38%) Babel
10 7 (2.08%) Mercurial
10 7 (2.08%) Subversion
10 7 (2.08%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Blend
12 4 (1.19%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.19%) Sinon.JS
13 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.60%) WebStorm
General
1 74 (22.02%) Finance
2 59 (17.56%) Marketing
3 31 (9.23%) Banking
4 18 (5.36%) Retail
5 12 (3.57%) Games
6 8 (2.38%) Multimedia
7 7 (2.08%) German Language
7 7 (2.08%) Publishing
8 6 (1.79%) Advertising
8 6 (1.79%) French Language
9 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.19%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.60%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.60%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.30%) Billing
13 1 (0.30%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 214 (63.69%) Designer
2 92 (27.38%) UX Designer
3 86 (25.60%) Developer
4 74 (22.02%) UI Designer
5 45 (13.39%) UI/UX Designer
6 36 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 34 (10.12%) Digital Designer
7 34 (10.12%) Visual Designer
8 26 (7.74%) Senior Designer
9 23 (6.85%) Graphic Designer
10 18 (5.36%) Web Developer
11 16 (4.76%) Web Designer
12 15 (4.46%) Mobile Designer
12 15 (4.46%) UI Developer
13 13 (3.87%) HTML Developer
13 13 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (2.98%) Senior Visual Designer
15 8 (2.38%) HTML CSS Designer
15 8 (2.38%) UI/UX Developer
15 8 (2.38%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (51.19%) HTML
2 166 (49.40%) CSS
3 65 (19.35%) HTML5
4 57 (16.96%) CSS3
5 55 (16.37%) jQuery
6 35 (10.42%) AngularJS
7 30 (8.93%) Sass
8 27 (8.04%) React
9 23 (6.85%) Flash
9 23 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 22 (6.55%) Node.js
11 17 (5.06%) LESS
11 17 (5.06%) Material Design
12 14 (4.17%) SVG
13 9 (2.68%) JSON
13 9 (2.68%) Web Services
14 8 (2.38%) .NET
14 8 (2.38%) Chai
15 7 (2.08%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 7 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 183 (54.46%) User Experience
2 50 (14.88%) Graphic Design
3 42 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 22 (6.55%) Social Media
5 18 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.76%) Animation
7 11 (3.27%) Motion Graphics
8 9 (2.68%) Video Editing
9 5 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.49%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.49%) Derivative
9 5 (1.49%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.49%) Photography
10 4 (1.19%) Blog
10 4 (1.19%) Fintech
10 4 (1.19%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.89%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.63%) Apple iOS
2 25 (7.44%) Android
3 13 (3.87%) Linux
4 10 (2.98%) Windows
5 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.60%) Unix
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (24.40%) Wireframes
3 72 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 51 (15.18%) Front End Development
5 48 (14.29%) Web Design
6 37 (11.01%) Web Development
7 32 (9.52%) Prototyping
8 31 (9.23%) Typography
9 20 (5.95%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 19 (5.65%) E-Commerce
11 17 (5.06%) Scrum
12 16 (4.76%) Analytics
12 16 (4.76%) SEO
12 16 (4.76%) Visualisation
13 14 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (4.17%) Time Management
13 14 (4.17%) UX Design
14 13 (3.87%) Mobile First
14 13 (3.87%) TDD
15 11 (3.27%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 93 (27.68%) JavaScript
2 30 (8.93%) PHP
3 11 (3.27%) TypeScript
4 9 (2.68%) C#
5 8 (2.38%) ES6
5 8 (2.38%) Java
6 6 (1.79%) ECMAScript
6 6 (1.79%) XAML
7 4 (1.19%) Python
8 3 (0.89%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.60%) C
9 2 (0.60%) Dart
9 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.60%) SQL
10 1 (0.30%) AppleScript
10 1 (0.30%) C++
10 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (6.55%) Degree
2 6 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.30%) HNC
4 1 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.89%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.30%) Docker
1 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) cPanel
1 2 (0.60%) Nagios
2 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 170 (50.60%) Adobe
2 15 (4.46%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.68%) Google
4 7 (2.08%) Twitter
5 6 (1.79%) Facebook
6 5 (1.49%) Perforce
7 3 (0.89%) Apple
7 3 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.60%) IBM
8 2 (0.60%) Infragistics
8 2 (0.60%) Optimizely
8 2 (0.60%) Qubit
8 2 (0.60%) Sage
8 2 (0.60%) Tableau
8 2 (0.60%) Zend
9 1 (0.30%) Alterian
9 1 (0.30%) Quark
9 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) Selligent
9 1 (0.30%) VMware