Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 578 654 612
Rank change year-on-year +76 -42 -48
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 113 230 288
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Applications category 2.17% 2.82% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 155 185
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £127 £207 £155
90th Percentile £475 £537 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -26.67% +25.00% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £30.75 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.60% +38.20% -12.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -7.41% +3.85%

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 5,211 8,164 8,914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.60% 8.43% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,934 4,814 5,404
Median daily rate £350 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £136 £143 £145
90th Percentile £550 £572 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 659 776
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.30 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% +3.23%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.98 £43.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -

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 9 April 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 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 9 April 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 +83 107 £325 -18.75% 22
London +85 67 £358 -14.63% 1
UK excluding London +96 42 £275 -26.67% 22
North of England +64 13 £75 -82.62% 11
Work from Home +19 10 £275 +29.18% 1
South West +41 9 £300 -6.61% 7
North West +38 9 £75 -84.21% 6
South East +80 6 £288 -23.33% 1
Midlands +61 6 £375 -11.76% 1
Scotland +16 5 £223 -11.00% 1
Yorkshire +68 4 £175 - 3
East Midlands +32 4 £375 -6.25% 1
West Midlands +66 2 £286 -32.65%
East of England +28 2 £313 -26.47% 1
Wales +29 1 - -

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 90 (79.65%) Photoshop
2 67 (59.29%) User Experience
3 59 (52.21%) Adobe
4 52 (46.02%) Sketch
5 41 (36.28%) InVision
6 40 (35.40%) HTML
7 39 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (33.63%) CSS
8 38 (33.63%) Wireframes
9 34 (30.09%) Prototyping
10 25 (22.12%) Adobe XD
11 20 (17.70%) Marketing
12 19 (16.81%) Finance
13 18 (15.93%) JavaScript
13 18 (15.93%) Axure RP
14 17 (15.04%) Front End Development
15 15 (13.27%) InDesign
15 15 (13.27%) Degree
16 14 (12.39%) Scrum
16 14 (12.39%) HTML5
17 13 (11.50%) Mobile First
17 13 (11.50%) W3C
18 11 (9.73%) Graphic Design
18 11 (9.73%) Balsamiq
18 11 (9.73%) CSS3
18 11 (9.73%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
19 10 (8.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 10 (8.85%) Adobe After Effects
20 9 (7.96%) Google
20 9 (7.96%) Visualisation

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 7 (6.19%) CMS
2 6 (5.31%) Mendix
3 4 (3.54%) Kentico
3 4 (3.54%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.54%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.88%) Drupal
4 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.88%) Moodle
4 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 90 (79.65%) Photoshop
2 52 (46.02%) Sketch
3 41 (36.28%) InVision
4 25 (22.12%) Adobe XD
5 15 (13.27%) InDesign
6 10 (8.85%) Adobe After Effects
6 10 (8.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (7.08%) Figma
8 5 (4.42%) Adobe Premiere
8 5 (4.42%) CINEMA 4D
8 5 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (2.65%) 3ds Max
10 3 (2.65%) Inkscape
11 2 (1.77%) Marvel
11 2 (1.77%) UXPin
12 1 (0.88%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.88%) GIMP
12 1 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Google Docs
2 3 (2.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (2.65%) AWS
3 2 (1.77%) Azure
3 2 (1.77%) GCP
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.88%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) HTTP
1 1 (0.88%) Intranet
1 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (15.93%) Axure RP
2 11 (9.73%) Balsamiq
3 3 (2.65%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.65%) Grunt
3 3 (2.65%) gulp
4 2 (1.77%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.77%) JIRA
4 2 (1.77%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
General
1 20 (17.70%) Marketing
2 19 (16.81%) Finance
3 9 (7.96%) Public Sector
4 8 (7.08%) Retail
5 6 (5.31%) Advertising
6 5 (4.42%) Automotive
6 5 (4.42%) Brand Awareness
6 5 (4.42%) Publishing
7 4 (3.54%) Back Office
7 4 (3.54%) Games
8 3 (2.65%) Banking
9 2 (1.77%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.88%) Electronics
10 1 (0.88%) Legal
10 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 80 (70.80%) Designer
2 37 (32.74%) UX Designer
3 32 (28.32%) UI Designer
4 23 (20.35%) Developer
5 17 (15.04%) UI/UX Designer
6 14 (12.39%) Digital Designer
7 11 (9.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (7.96%) Senior Designer
8 9 (7.96%) UI Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Digital UX Designer
9 6 (5.31%) Senior UX Designer
10 5 (4.42%) Graphic Designer
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Digital Designer
11 4 (3.54%) Architect
11 4 (3.54%) Author
11 4 (3.54%) Mobile Designer
11 4 (3.54%) Technical Author
11 4 (3.54%) UX Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Email Designer
12 3 (2.65%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (35.40%) HTML
2 38 (33.63%) CSS
3 14 (12.39%) HTML5
4 11 (9.73%) CSS3
5 6 (5.31%) jQuery
5 6 (5.31%) React
5 6 (5.31%) Web Services
6 5 (4.42%) .NET
6 5 (4.42%) Node.js
6 5 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.54%) LESS
7 4 (3.54%) Sass
8 2 (1.77%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.77%) D3.js
8 2 (1.77%) Redux
8 2 (1.77%) RESTful
8 2 (1.77%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 67 (59.29%) User Experience
2 13 (11.50%) W3C
3 11 (9.73%) Graphic Design
4 9 (7.96%) Social Media
5 7 (6.19%) Animation
5 7 (6.19%) Mobile App
5 7 (6.19%) Motion Graphics
6 6 (5.31%) NHS
7 4 (3.54%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (3.54%) FMCG
7 4 (3.54%) iPhone
7 4 (3.54%) Video Editing
8 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.88%) Blog
10 1 (0.88%) Derivative
10 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.88%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Android
2 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.63%) Wireframes
3 34 (30.09%) Prototyping
4 17 (15.04%) Front End Development
5 14 (12.39%) Scrum
6 13 (11.50%) Mobile First
7 11 (9.73%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 9 (7.96%) Visualisation
9 8 (7.08%) Time Management
10 7 (6.19%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (6.19%) Decision-Making
10 7 (6.19%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.31%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (4.42%) Content Marketing
12 5 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.42%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 5 (4.42%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (4.42%) DevOps
12 5 (4.42%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (4.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.93%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.31%) C#
2 6 (5.31%) Java
3 4 (3.54%) PHP
4 3 (2.65%) TypeScript
5 2 (1.77%) C
5 2 (1.77%) C++
6 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) PMO
1 3 (2.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Docker
Vendors
1 59 (52.21%) Adobe
2 9 (7.96%) Google
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.54%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.65%) Vectorworks
5 1 (0.88%) Facebook
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) Tableau
5 1 (0.88%) Twitter