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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 486 468 468
Rank change year-on-year -18 0  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 122 174 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Applications category 2.50% 3.01% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 122 91
Median daily rate £380 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £207 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +11.53% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.17 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.46% -23.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.17 £28.85
% change year-on-year +80.46% -23.17%  

Adobe Illustrator is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4880 5785 6582
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.82% 10.80% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2905 3452 3601
Median daily rate £350 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 488 652
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Adobe Illustrator
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Adobe Illustrator as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 112 £375 +3.44% 77
London -23 69 £390 -2.50% 33
North West +29 12 £450 +47.54% 6
Manchester +16 11 £450 +23.28% 4
South East +3 10 £325 +118.48% 12
East of England +2 10 £275 -23.61% 10
City of London -19 10 £475 +46.15% 11
Scotland +28 9 £475 +47.28% 1
Glasgow +13 9 £475 -
Stockport - 7 - -
South West +2 6 £438 +9.37% 5
Berkshire +21 5 £345 +283.33% 3
Yorkshire +16 3 £363 -3.33% 1
Hampshire +12 3 £313 - 4
West Yorkshire +11 3 £363 -3.33%
Cambridge +11 3 £363 +0.69% 1
Leeds +9 3 £363 -3.33%
Hertfordshire +6 3 £130 - 2
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £363 +0.69% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £100 -
Devon - 3 £400 - 3
Portsmouth - 3 £313 -
Leicestershire +2 2 - - 2
Leicester -6 2 - - 1
East Midlands -8 2 - - 6
Cornwall - 2 £845 -
Basildon - 2 £288 -
Watford - 2 £130 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £290 -

Adobe Illustrator
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 258 (91.81%) Photoshop
2 156 (55.52%) User Experience
3 146 (51.96%) HTML
4 135 (48.04%) Adobe
5 134 (47.69%) CSS
6 108 (38.43%) Wireframes
7 92 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (29.89%) JavaScript
9 68 (24.20%) Prototyping
10 65 (23.13%) HTML5
11 52 (18.51%) Axure RP
12 50 (17.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 45 (16.01%) Dreamweaver
14 43 (15.30%) Marketing
15 41 (14.59%) Front End Development
15 41 (14.59%) CSS3
16 37 (13.17%) Responsive Web Design
16 37 (13.17%) Finance
17 36 (12.81%) Degree
18 35 (12.46%) Web Design
18 35 (12.46%) AngularJS
19 34 (12.10%) InDesign
20 33 (11.74%) Microsoft
20 33 (11.74%) jQuery
21 30 (10.68%) Typography
22 28 (9.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 28 (9.96%) Web Development
22 28 (9.96%) Scrum
23 27 (9.61%) Flash
24 25 (8.90%) Graphic Design

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 (6.05%) CMS
2 13 (4.63%) WordPress
3 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.07%) Confluence
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.36%) Marvel
Applications
1 258 (91.81%) Photoshop
2 50 (17.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 34 (12.10%) InDesign
4 25 (8.90%) InVision
5 21 (7.47%) MS Excel
6 20 (7.12%) Adobe After Effects
6 20 (7.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 19 (6.76%) MS Visio
8 18 (6.41%) MS Office
9 13 (4.63%) Adobe Premiere
9 13 (4.63%) Fireworks
10 11 (3.91%) Acrobat
10 11 (3.91%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (2.14%) CINEMA 4D
12 4 (1.42%) SOLIDWORKS
13 3 (1.07%) Edge Animate
13 3 (1.07%) UXPin
14 2 (0.71%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.71%) ImageReady
14 2 (0.71%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.07%) FastStats
2 3 (1.07%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 1 (0.36%) Radian6
3 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (1.78%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.42%) Office 365
4 3 (1.07%) Google Drive
4 3 (1.07%) Responsys
5 2 (0.71%) Google Play
5 2 (0.71%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.36%) GitHub
6 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.49%) Internet
2 4 (1.42%) Intranet
2 4 (1.42%) snoop
3 1 (0.36%) MVNO
3 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.07%) MySQL
3 1 (0.36%) Big Data
3 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (18.51%) Axure RP
2 45 (16.01%) Dreamweaver
3 19 (6.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 18 (6.41%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.63%) JIRA
6 9 (3.20%) Grunt
7 7 (2.49%) gulp
8 6 (2.14%) Subversion
9 5 (1.78%) Bower
9 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Blend
10 4 (1.42%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.42%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.42%) NCrunch
10 4 (1.42%) NUnit
10 4 (1.42%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.42%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.07%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.71%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.71%) Mocha
12 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (15.30%) Marketing
2 37 (13.17%) Finance
3 21 (7.47%) Banking
4 14 (4.98%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.91%) Games
5 11 (3.91%) Publishing
6 9 (3.20%) Multimedia
7 8 (2.85%) Retail
8 5 (1.78%) Advertising
8 5 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.42%) Front Office
9 4 (1.42%) Legal
10 3 (1.07%) German Language
11 2 (0.71%) Automotive
11 2 (0.71%) French Language
12 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.36%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (61.57%) Designer
2 69 (24.56%) Developer
3 63 (22.42%) UX Designer
4 43 (15.30%) UI Designer
5 30 (10.68%) Digital Designer
6 26 (9.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 23 (8.19%) UI/UX Designer
8 21 (7.47%) Visual Designer
9 19 (6.76%) UI Developer
10 18 (6.41%) Senior Designer
11 17 (6.05%) UX Developer
12 14 (4.98%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (4.63%) HTML Developer
13 13 (4.63%) Junior
13 13 (4.63%) Web Developer
14 12 (4.27%) Web Designer
15 11 (3.91%) Graphic Designer
15 11 (3.91%) HTML CSS Developer
15 11 (3.91%) Mobile Designer
16 9 (3.20%) HTML CSS Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (51.96%) HTML
2 134 (47.69%) CSS
3 65 (23.13%) HTML5
4 41 (14.59%) CSS3
5 35 (12.46%) AngularJS
6 33 (11.74%) jQuery
7 28 (9.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 27 (9.61%) Flash
9 22 (7.83%) Sass
10 16 (5.69%) .NET
11 15 (5.34%) Ajax
12 12 (4.27%) Ember.js
13 11 (3.91%) Apache Flex
14 10 (3.56%) WPF
15 9 (3.20%) DHTML
16 7 (2.49%) Material Design
16 7 (2.49%) SVG
16 7 (2.49%) Web Services
16 7 (2.49%) XML
17 6 (2.14%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 156 (55.52%) User Experience
2 25 (8.90%) Graphic Design
3 18 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.41%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.63%) Animation
5 10 (3.56%) Video Editing
6 9 (3.20%) Motion Graphics
7 8 (2.85%) Interactive TV
7 8 (2.85%) Social Media
8 5 (1.78%) FMCG
8 5 (1.78%) Photography
8 5 (1.78%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.42%) Blog
9 4 (1.42%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.42%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.42%) W3C
10 3 (1.07%) Fintech
11 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.71%) Infotainment
11 2 (0.71%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.41%) Android
2 15 (5.34%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.56%) Windows
4 5 (1.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.71%) Linux
5 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.36%) CentOS
6 1 (0.36%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (38.43%) Wireframes
2 92 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (24.20%) Prototyping
4 41 (14.59%) Front End Development
5 37 (13.17%) Responsive Web Design
6 35 (12.46%) Web Design
7 30 (10.68%) Typography
8 28 (9.96%) Scrum
8 28 (9.96%) Web Development
9 24 (8.54%) E-Commerce
10 23 (8.19%) Project Management
11 17 (6.05%) Information Architecture
12 15 (5.34%) Visualisation
13 14 (4.98%) Rapid Prototyping
13 14 (4.98%) Usability Testing
13 14 (4.98%) Workflow
14 13 (4.63%) Analytics
15 12 (4.27%) Data Visualisation
16 11 (3.91%) Product Management
16 11 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (29.89%) JavaScript
2 13 (4.63%) Java
3 12 (4.27%) PHP
4 11 (3.91%) C#
5 10 (3.56%) XAML
6 4 (1.42%) SQL
7 2 (0.71%) Dart
7 2 (0.71%) ECMAScript
7 2 (0.71%) Python
7 2 (0.71%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.36%) C
8 1 (0.36%) ES6
8 1 (0.36%) Perl
8 1 (0.36%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 36 (12.81%) Degree
2 3 (1.07%) DBS Check
2 3 (1.07%) ISEB
3 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.14%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) Ansible
1 2 (0.71%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.36%) cPanel
Vendors
1 135 (48.04%) Adobe
2 33 (11.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.05%) Google
4 7 (2.49%) Apple
5 6 (2.14%) IBM
6 4 (1.42%) DevExpress
6 4 (1.42%) Infragistics
6 4 (1.42%) Telerik
7 3 (1.07%) SAP
8 2 (0.71%) Cisco
8 2 (0.71%) Sage
8 2 (0.71%) Tableau
8 2 (0.71%) Twitter
9 1 (0.36%) Facebook
9 1 (0.36%) Quark
9 1 (0.36%) VMware
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