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 May 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 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 459 478 445
Rank change year-on-year +19 -33  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 136 184 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Applications category 3.56% 3.74% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 130 101
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £318 £300
% change year-on-year +14.17% +5.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £34.50 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.77% +8.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £13.40 £15.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £13.67
% change year-on-year +48.14% +97.51%  

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 3821 4926 6035
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.53% 9.03% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 2974 3301
Median daily rate £363 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.61% +0.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £163 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 413 597
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -0.75% +11.11%  

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 May 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 3 months to 28 May 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 May 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 -6 121 £400 +23.07% 90
London -6 71 £400 +23.07% 39
North West +33 19 £381 +12.96% 8
Manchester +23 17 £381 +77.32% 6
Scotland +53 14 £450 +28.57% 1
South East +23 12 £319 +59.37% 19
Glasgow +14 12 £438 +34.61% 1
South West +11 8 £353 +13.89% 3
East of England 0 7 £273 -20.43% 1
City of London -6 7 £425 +30.76% 5
Stockport - 5 - -
Hampshire +16 4 £319 - 6
Cambridgeshire +6 4 £363 +0.69%
Devon -3 4 £325 +3.17% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 4 - - 2
West Midlands +23 3 - - 4
Cambridge +7 3 £363 +0.69%
Milton Keynes -12 3 - - 2
Portsmouth - 3 £313 -
Berkshire +22 2 £238 +90.00% 5
Reading +16 2 £238 +123.52% 2
Birmingham +14 2 - - 1
Edinburgh +12 2 £463 +23.33%
Bristol +4 2 £380 +96.12% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £273 -
Kent +10 1 £425 +54.54%
Lancashire +9 1 - -
Hertfordshire +3 1 £115 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +2 1 £115 -
Surrey +2 1 £450 - 3

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 227 (89.37%) Photoshop
2 145 (57.09%) HTML
3 142 (55.91%) User Experience
4 138 (54.33%) CSS
5 127 (50.00%) Adobe
6 99 (38.98%) Wireframes
7 97 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (33.46%) JavaScript
9 77 (30.31%) HTML5
10 65 (25.59%) CSS3
11 62 (24.41%) Prototyping
12 48 (18.90%) Marketing
13 47 (18.50%) Axure RP
14 46 (18.11%) Front End Development
15 39 (15.35%) AngularJS
15 39 (15.35%) Responsive Web Design
16 38 (14.96%) Web Design
17 37 (14.57%) jQuery
17 37 (14.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 35 (13.78%) Dreamweaver
19 32 (12.60%) InDesign
20 31 (12.20%) Finance
20 31 (12.20%) Degree
21 30 (11.81%) Scrum
21 30 (11.81%) InVision
22 26 (10.24%) Flash
23 25 (9.84%) Web Development
23 25 (9.84%) Graphic Design
23 25 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 24 (9.45%) Microsoft

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 15 (5.91%) CMS
2 13 (5.12%) WordPress
3 3 (1.18%) EPiServer
4 2 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.79%) Joomla!
4 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) Drupal
5 1 (0.39%) Marvel
Applications
1 227 (89.37%) Photoshop
2 37 (14.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 32 (12.60%) InDesign
4 30 (11.81%) InVision
5 22 (8.66%) Adobe After Effects
6 17 (6.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 15 (5.91%) OmniGraffle
8 12 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (4.33%) MS Visio
10 10 (3.94%) UXPin
11 9 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (3.15%) Acrobat
12 8 (3.15%) Fireworks
13 7 (2.76%) Adobe Premiere
14 6 (2.36%) CINEMA 4D
15 5 (1.97%) ImageReady
16 4 (1.57%) Pixate
17 3 (1.18%) SOLIDWORKS
18 2 (0.79%) AutoCAD
18 2 (0.79%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 7 (2.76%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.18%) FastStats
2 3 (1.18%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.57%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.18%) Google Drive
5 3 (1.18%) Responsys
5 3 (1.18%) SaaS
6 2 (0.79%) Google Play
7 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.36%) Internet
2 3 (1.18%) MVNO
3 1 (0.39%) SMS
3 1 (0.39%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.79%) MySQL
1 2 (0.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (18.50%) Axure RP
2 35 (13.78%) Dreamweaver
3 21 (8.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 14 (5.51%) gulp
5 13 (5.12%) Git (software)
5 13 (5.12%) JIRA
6 12 (4.72%) Grunt
7 9 (3.54%) Microsoft Blend
8 8 (3.15%) Mocha
9 7 (2.76%) Jasmine
9 7 (2.76%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.76%) webpack
10 4 (1.57%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.18%) Babel
11 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (1.18%) Sinon.JS
11 3 (1.18%) Subversion
11 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (18.90%) Marketing
2 31 (12.20%) Finance
3 11 (4.33%) Banking
4 10 (3.94%) Multimedia
5 9 (3.54%) Publishing
5 9 (3.54%) Retail
6 8 (3.15%) Games
6 8 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.97%) Advertising
7 5 (1.97%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.18%) Legal
10 2 (0.79%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.79%) French Language
10 2 (0.79%) German Language
11 1 (0.39%) Front Office
11 1 (0.39%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (58.27%) Designer
2 72 (28.35%) Developer
3 71 (27.95%) UX Designer
4 49 (19.29%) UI Designer
5 37 (14.57%) UI/UX Designer
6 30 (11.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 21 (8.27%) Digital Designer
8 20 (7.87%) UI Developer
9 16 (6.30%) Senior Designer
9 16 (6.30%) UX Developer
10 15 (5.91%) Junior
11 13 (5.12%) Web Developer
12 12 (4.72%) Graphic Designer
12 12 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (4.72%) Visual Designer
13 11 (4.33%) HTML CSS Designer
13 11 (4.33%) HTML Developer
14 9 (3.54%) UI/UX Developer
14 9 (3.54%) Web Designer
14 9 (3.54%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (57.09%) HTML
2 138 (54.33%) CSS
3 77 (30.31%) HTML5
4 65 (25.59%) CSS3
5 39 (15.35%) AngularJS
6 37 (14.57%) jQuery
7 26 (10.24%) Flash
8 25 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (7.48%) Sass
10 16 (6.30%) .NET
11 12 (4.72%) Node.js
12 11 (4.33%) Material Design
12 11 (4.33%) SVG
12 11 (4.33%) WPF
13 9 (3.54%) Ajax
13 9 (3.54%) Apache Flex
13 9 (3.54%) Web Services
14 7 (2.76%) React
15 6 (2.36%) Apache Cordova
15 6 (2.36%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 142 (55.91%) User Experience
2 25 (9.84%) Graphic Design
3 15 (5.91%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (4.33%) Animation
6 9 (3.54%) Motion Graphics
7 7 (2.76%) Social Media
8 5 (1.97%) Interactive TV
8 5 (1.97%) Photography
8 5 (1.97%) Video Editing
9 4 (1.57%) Derivative
9 4 (1.57%) FMCG
9 4 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.57%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.57%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.57%) W3C
10 3 (1.18%) Fintech
11 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.12%) Android
2 10 (3.94%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.57%) Windows
3 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.79%) Linux
4 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (38.98%) Wireframes
2 97 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (24.41%) Prototyping
4 46 (18.11%) Front End Development
5 39 (15.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 38 (14.96%) Web Design
7 30 (11.81%) Scrum
8 25 (9.84%) Web Development
9 22 (8.66%) Typography
10 19 (7.48%) E-Commerce
11 18 (7.09%) Usability Testing
12 15 (5.91%) Information Architecture
12 15 (5.91%) Project Management
13 14 (5.51%) Mobile First
13 14 (5.51%) Rapid Prototyping
13 14 (5.51%) Visualisation
14 13 (5.12%) Analytics
14 13 (5.12%) Data Visualisation
15 12 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (4.72%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (33.46%) JavaScript
2 11 (4.33%) C#
2 11 (4.33%) PHP
2 11 (4.33%) XAML
3 8 (3.15%) TypeScript
4 7 (2.76%) Java
5 3 (1.18%) SQL
6 2 (0.79%) C
6 2 (0.79%) Dart
6 2 (0.79%) ECMAScript
6 2 (0.79%) ES6
7 1 (0.39%) Perl
7 1 (0.39%) Python
7 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (12.20%) Degree
2 3 (1.18%) ISEB
3 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.39%) HNC
4 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.57%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.39%) cPanel
Vendors
1 127 (50.00%) Adobe
2 24 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.91%) Google
4 6 (2.36%) Apple
5 4 (1.57%) IBM
6 2 (0.79%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.39%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.39%) Perforce
7 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.39%) Telerik
7 1 (0.39%) Twitter
7 1 (0.39%) VMware
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