Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 605 591 547
Rank change year-on-year -14 -44 -38
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 272 255 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Applications category 3.16% 3.13% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 141 262
UK median daily rate £375 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +16.92% -
10th Percentile £128 £205 £182
90th Percentile £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £332 £315
% change year-on-year -3.47% +5.24% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 10
UK median hourly rate £29.75 £25.50 £26.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -4.73%
10th Percentile £19.33 £16.00 £15.63
90th Percentile £67.88 £40.00 £30.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £34.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year +47.83% +28.59% -2.44%

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 8,607 8,142 9,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.59% 8.89% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,140 4,705 5,948
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.27% +3.70% +0.75%
10th Percentile £145 £148 £155
90th Percentile £550 £538 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £321
% change year-on-year +3.08% +1.25% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 730 874
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.75 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09% +13.79%

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 23 June 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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 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 -18 250 £375 - 172
London -52 143 £400 - 66
UK excluding London -20 127 £320 -3.47% 117
North of England -10 47 £343 -5.52% 30
South East -3 46 £188 -42.31% 30
North West -13 31 £358 -3.05% 15
Scotland -48 16 £350 -22.22% 8
Yorkshire -15 8 £344 +37.50% 14
Midlands -18 8 £250 -23.08% 18
North East - 8 £335 - 1
South West 0 5 £258 -35.63% 12
East Midlands 0 4 £175 -53.33% 11
East of England -12 4 £300 +1.69% 16
West Midlands -20 4 £250 +66.11% 7
Wales - 1 £475 - 3

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 226 (83.09%) Photoshop
2 172 (63.24%) User Experience
3 137 (50.37%) Adobe
4 110 (40.44%) CSS
5 108 (39.71%) HTML
6 85 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (30.15%) Wireframes
8 72 (26.47%) JavaScript
9 68 (25.00%) Finance
10 62 (22.79%) InVision
10 62 (22.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 56 (20.59%) InDesign
11 56 (20.59%) Axure RP
12 53 (19.49%) Responsive Web Design
13 50 (18.38%) HTML5
14 46 (16.91%) Graphic Design
15 44 (16.18%) Prototyping
16 42 (15.44%) Marketing
17 40 (14.71%) Android
17 40 (14.71%) CSS3
18 37 (13.60%) Apple iOS
19 35 (12.87%) Front End Development
19 35 (12.87%) Infographics
20 32 (11.76%) AngularJS
20 32 (11.76%) Mobile App
21 29 (10.66%) Social Media
22 28 (10.29%) Degree
23 27 (9.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
24 26 (9.56%) Web Design
24 26 (9.56%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 (8.82%) CMS
2 10 (3.68%) WordPress
3 6 (2.21%) Drupal
4 5 (1.84%) Marvel
5 3 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.10%) Apache
6 2 (0.74%) Confluence
7 1 (0.37%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.37%) Moodle
7 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 226 (83.09%) Photoshop
2 62 (22.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 62 (22.79%) InVision
3 56 (20.59%) InDesign
4 27 (9.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (8.46%) Adobe After Effects
6 13 (4.78%) Adobe Premiere
7 10 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
8 9 (3.31%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (2.21%) Acrobat
9 6 (2.21%) UXPin
10 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (1.47%) Fireworks
12 3 (1.10%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (1.10%) AutoCAD
12 3 (1.10%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (1.10%) FreeHand
13 2 (0.74%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.37%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.37%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Magento
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.37%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 10 (3.68%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) GitHub
4 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.37%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) npm
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.21%) Intranet
2 1 (0.37%) DWDM
2 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) Skype
2 1 (0.37%) SMS
2 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.57%) MySQL
2 3 (1.10%) Big Data
2 3 (1.10%) GIS
2 3 (1.10%) QlikView
3 1 (0.37%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.37%) Power BI
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 56 (20.59%) Axure RP
2 12 (4.41%) Dreamweaver
3 9 (3.31%) Karma Test Runner
3 9 (3.31%) Protractor
4 7 (2.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 7 (2.57%) Grunt
4 7 (2.57%) gulp
4 7 (2.57%) JIRA
5 5 (1.84%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.10%) webpack
7 2 (0.74%) Xcode
8 1 (0.37%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.37%) Subversion
8 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 68 (25.00%) Finance
2 42 (15.44%) Marketing
3 17 (6.25%) Publishing
4 16 (5.88%) Banking
5 14 (5.15%) Retail
6 12 (4.41%) Advertising
6 12 (4.41%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.94%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.47%) Games
9 3 (1.10%) Automotive
9 3 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 184 (67.65%) Designer
2 80 (29.41%) UX Designer
3 49 (18.01%) UI Designer
4 47 (17.28%) Developer
5 33 (12.13%) Senior Designer
6 29 (10.66%) Digital Designer
7 28 (10.29%) Visual Designer
8 26 (9.56%) UI/UX Designer
9 25 (9.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 23 (8.46%) Graphic Designer
11 16 (5.88%) Senior UX Designer
12 13 (4.78%) Senior Visual Designer
13 11 (4.04%) Senior UI Designer
14 9 (3.31%) Artworker
15 8 (2.94%) Digital UX Designer
15 8 (2.94%) HTML Developer
15 8 (2.94%) Senior UI/UX Designer
16 7 (2.57%) Architect
16 7 (2.57%) Junior
16 7 (2.57%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (40.44%) CSS
2 108 (39.71%) HTML
3 50 (18.38%) HTML5
4 40 (14.71%) CSS3
5 32 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 26 (9.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 23 (8.46%) LESS
8 22 (8.09%) jQuery
9 17 (6.25%) REST
10 11 (4.04%) Flash
11 10 (3.68%) Material Design
11 10 (3.68%) Sass
12 7 (2.57%) React
13 5 (1.84%) .NET
14 4 (1.47%) Ajax
14 4 (1.47%) Ember.js
14 4 (1.47%) Java EE
14 4 (1.47%) JSON
14 4 (1.47%) XML
15 3 (1.10%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 172 (63.24%) User Experience
2 46 (16.91%) Graphic Design
3 32 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 29 (10.66%) Social Media
5 16 (5.88%) Virtual Team
6 15 (5.51%) Fintech
7 13 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (3.68%) Video Editing
9 9 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (2.94%) Animation
11 5 (1.84%) e-Learning
11 5 (1.84%) iPhone
12 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.47%) Motion Graphics
12 4 (1.47%) Photography
13 3 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (1.10%) Digital Media
13 3 (1.10%) Digital Wallet
14 2 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.71%) Android
2 37 (13.60%) Apple iOS
3 21 (7.72%) Windows
4 2 (0.74%) Linux
4 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (30.15%) Wireframes
3 53 (19.49%) Responsive Web Design
4 44 (16.18%) Prototyping
5 35 (12.87%) Front End Development
5 35 (12.87%) Infographics
6 26 (9.56%) Typography
6 26 (9.56%) Web Design
7 24 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
8 23 (8.46%) Visualisation
9 21 (7.72%) Scrum
10 20 (7.35%) E-Commerce
11 19 (6.99%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 18 (6.62%) Copywriting
13 17 (6.25%) UX Design
13 17 (6.25%) Web Development
14 16 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
14 16 (5.88%) Information Architecture
15 15 (5.51%) Analytics
16 14 (5.15%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 72 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 15 (5.51%) Java
3 14 (5.15%) PHP
4 4 (1.47%) Java 8
4 4 (1.47%) SQL
5 3 (1.10%) Perl
5 3 (1.10%) Python
6 2 (0.74%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.37%) C#
7 1 (0.37%) ES6
7 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (10.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.10%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) GDPR
3 1 (0.37%) PMO
3 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 137 (50.37%) Adobe
2 22 (8.09%) Facebook
2 22 (8.09%) Twitter
3 15 (5.51%) Google
4 11 (4.04%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.57%) Apple
6 3 (1.10%) Tableau
7 2 (0.74%) ATG
7 2 (0.74%) Capita
7 2 (0.74%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.37%) Demandware
8 1 (0.37%) MakerBot
8 1 (0.37%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.37%) Splunk