Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 707 502 587
Rank change year-on-year -205 +85 +117
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 134 76 218
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Applications category 2.05% 2.81% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 59 158
10th Percentile £225 £200 £209
25th Percentile £311 £269 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £358
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.89% -4.67%
75th Percentile £584 £488 £420
90th Percentile £652 £500 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% -14.29% +21.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
10th Percentile £16.63 " £44.80
25th Percentile £22.81 " £49.00
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £50.00
75th Percentile £34.25 " £51.00
90th Percentile £38.75 " "
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 - £50.00

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 6,551 2,700 7,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.38% 7.19% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,270 1,753 4,288
10th Percentile £153 £135 £140
25th Percentile £263 £217 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £363
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
75th Percentile £538 £494 £475
90th Percentile £625 £578 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £338
% change year-on-year +6.58% -2.69% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 492 217 671
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.92 £11.24
25th Percentile £13.38 £13.37 £13.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% +9.38%
75th Percentile £28.75 £34.00 £24.58
90th Percentile £46.40 £49.40 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -9.05% +8.82% +11.11%

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 4 December 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Adobe Illustrator over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Top 16 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 4 December 2021. 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 -210 101 £450 +12.50% 46
London -179 64 £538 +28.36% 13
UK excluding London -128 37 £313 +4.17% 34
Work from Home -175 37 £475 +111.11% 8
Midlands -72 11 £350 -22.22% 10
West Midlands -48 10 £400 -15.79% 6
North of England -70 8 £263 -11.02% 10
Scotland -57 6 £135 -62.76% 1
South East -80 6 £650 +188.89% 7
North West -42 5 £276 -4.00% 3
South West -56 4 £300 -7.69% 4
Yorkshire -44 2 £225 -23.73% 5
North East -9 1 £250 - 2
East Midlands -35 1 £250 - 4
East of England - 1 £500 - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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.

1 122 (91.04%) Photoshop
2 106 (79.10%) Adobe
3 84 (62.69%) User Experience
4 66 (49.25%) Wireframes
5 61 (45.52%) Sketch
6 51 (38.06%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (38.06%) InVision
7 47 (35.07%) Figma
8 44 (32.84%) Prototyping
9 36 (26.87%) InDesign
10 35 (26.12%) Axure RP
10 35 (26.12%) Accessibility
11 33 (24.63%) HTML
12 32 (23.88%) Social Skills
13 29 (21.64%) CSS
14 27 (20.15%) B2B
14 27 (20.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 25 (18.66%) Workshop Facilitation
15 25 (18.66%) Adobe XD
15 25 (18.66%) Finance
16 23 (17.16%) Typography
17 22 (16.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 21 (15.67%) User Research
18 21 (15.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 21 (15.67%) Marketing
19 20 (14.93%) Animation
20 18 (13.43%) Graphic Design
20 18 (13.43%) Information Security
20 18 (13.43%) Insurtech
21 17 (12.69%) Infographics

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 5 (3.73%) Confluence
2 3 (2.24%) WordPress
3 2 (1.49%) CMS
3 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) Moodle
Applications
1 122 (91.04%) Photoshop
2 61 (45.52%) Sketch
3 51 (38.06%) InVision
4 47 (35.07%) Figma
5 36 (26.87%) InDesign
6 25 (18.66%) Adobe XD
7 22 (16.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 21 (15.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 9 (6.72%) Marvel
10 7 (5.22%) Adobe Premiere
11 6 (4.48%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (2.99%) Acrobat
12 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
12 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (2.99%) Zeplin
13 3 (2.24%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
14 1 (0.75%) Blender
14 1 (0.75%) FreeHand
14 1 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (2.99%) Azure
3 2 (1.49%) npm
3 2 (1.49%) SaaS
3 2 (1.49%) Yarn
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
Development Applications
1 35 (26.12%) Axure RP
2 9 (6.72%) JIRA
3 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.99%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.24%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.49%) webpack
General
1 32 (23.88%) Social Skills
2 25 (18.66%) Finance
3 21 (15.67%) Marketing
4 12 (8.96%) Banking
5 8 (5.97%) Back Office
5 8 (5.97%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.73%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (2.99%) Retail
8 3 (2.24%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (2.24%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.49%) Advertising
9 2 (1.49%) Games
9 2 (1.49%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.75%) Law
10 1 (0.75%) Legal
10 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.75%) Military
10 1 (0.75%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (85.07%) Designer
2 61 (45.52%) UX Designer
3 39 (29.10%) UI Designer
4 34 (25.37%) UI/UX Designer
5 17 (12.69%) Senior Designer
6 14 (10.45%) Artworker
7 10 (7.46%) Developer
7 10 (7.46%) Digital Designer
7 10 (7.46%) Graphic Designer
7 10 (7.46%) Lead Designer
8 9 (6.72%) Lead UX Designer
9 8 (5.97%) Senior UX Designer
10 6 (4.48%) UI Developer
11 5 (3.73%) E-Commerce Designer
12 4 (2.99%) Senior UI Designer
12 4 (2.99%) Visual Designer
13 3 (2.24%) Digital UX Designer
13 3 (2.24%) Interaction Designer
13 3 (2.24%) Senior Visual Designer
13 3 (2.24%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.63%) HTML
2 29 (21.64%) CSS
3 11 (8.21%) HTML5
4 7 (5.22%) jQuery
5 5 (3.73%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.73%) CSS3
6 4 (2.99%) Material Design
6 4 (2.99%) Sass
7 3 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.49%) D3.js
8 2 (1.49%) Node.js
8 2 (1.49%) React
8 2 (1.49%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (1.49%) Vue.js
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.75%) Flash
9 1 (0.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (0.75%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 84 (62.69%) User Experience
2 20 (14.93%) Animation
3 18 (13.43%) Graphic Design
4 16 (11.94%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.48%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.73%) Social Media
6 5 (3.73%) Taxonomies
7 4 (2.99%) e-Learning
7 4 (2.99%) iPad
7 4 (2.99%) Motion Graphics
7 4 (2.99%) Photography
8 3 (2.24%) Video Editing
9 2 (1.49%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.75%) New Media
10 1 (0.75%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.75%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.48%) Android
1 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (49.25%) Wireframes
2 51 (38.06%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (32.84%) Prototyping
4 27 (20.15%) B2B
5 25 (18.66%) Workshop Facilitation
6 23 (17.16%) Typography
7 21 (15.67%) User Research
8 18 (13.43%) Information Security
8 18 (13.43%) Insurtech
9 17 (12.69%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 17 (12.69%) Infographics
9 17 (12.69%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 16 (11.94%) Visualisation
11 15 (11.19%) Data Visualisation
12 12 (8.96%) Information Architecture
13 11 (8.21%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
13 11 (8.21%) Rapid Prototyping
14 8 (5.97%) Coaching
14 8 (5.97%) Human-Centred Design
14 8 (5.97%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.19%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.69%) Degree
2 3 (2.24%) Master's Degree
2 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.75%) HND
3 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (26.12%) Accessibility
2 8 (5.97%) WCAG
3 4 (2.99%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) GDPR
Vendors
1 106 (79.10%) Adobe
2 9 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (1.49%) Facebook
4 2 (1.49%) Marketo
5 1 (0.75%) Apple
5 1 (0.75%) Ariba
5 1 (0.75%) BT
5 1 (0.75%) Instagram
5 1 (0.75%) SAP