Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 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
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 545 489
Rank change year-on-year -28 -56 -128
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 298 381 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Applications category 3.54% 3.79% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 277 246
UK median daily rate £378 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.15% +6.56% -6.15%
10th Percentile £206 £175 £150
90th Percentile £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £290
% change year-on-year +3.17% +8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 12
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £17.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +51.39% -13.00%
10th Percentile £13.98 £9.70 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.16 £132.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £10.75
% change year-on-year +48.15% +151.16% -46.25%

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 8416 10046 12193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.78% 9.28% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4927 5953 6887
UK median daily rate £355 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £155
90th Percentile £550 £525 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +3.13% -1.54% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 684 900 1179
UK median hourly rate £16.22 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +10.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.03 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.51 £38.75 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79% -3.33%

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 22 August 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 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Top 14 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 22 August 2017. 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 -33 268 £378 +16.15% 81
London -59 151 £400 +23.08% 38
UK excluding London +62 142 £325 +3.17% 46
North of England +66 40 £300 -14.29% 14
South East +8 35 £325 +62.50% 12
North West +55 34 £319 -5.48% 6
Scotland +43 25 £425 +21.43% 3
Midlands +19 17 £325 +10.64% 10
East of England -17 14 £300 -14.29% 4
South West 0 10 £353 +11.90% 3
West Midlands +30 9 £300 +20.10% 7
East Midlands -8 8 £325 -7.14% 3
Yorkshire +31 6 £225 -34.07% 8
Wales -1 1 £200 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 257 (86.24%) Photoshop
2 182 (61.07%) HTML
3 172 (57.72%) User Experience
4 170 (57.05%) CSS
5 154 (51.68%) Adobe
6 107 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (34.56%) JavaScript
8 96 (32.21%) Wireframes
9 85 (28.52%) HTML5
10 77 (25.84%) CSS3
11 57 (19.13%) jQuery
11 57 (19.13%) Finance
12 56 (18.79%) Front End Development
12 56 (18.79%) Prototyping
13 55 (18.46%) Marketing
14 54 (18.12%) Graphic Design
15 53 (17.79%) Responsive Web Design
16 47 (15.77%) InVision
17 45 (15.10%) Web Design
18 44 (14.77%) Axure RP
18 44 (14.77%) AngularJS
19 43 (14.43%) InDesign
20 39 (13.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 37 (12.42%) Web Development
22 33 (11.07%) Adobe After Effects
23 29 (9.73%) Dreamweaver
24 28 (9.40%) Flash
24 28 (9.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 26 (8.72%) Mobile App
25 26 (8.72%) gulp

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 26 (8.72%) WordPress
2 20 (6.71%) CMS
3 5 (1.68%) Drupal
4 3 (1.01%) Apache
4 3 (1.01%) EPiServer
4 3 (1.01%) Joomla!
4 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.67%) Confluence
5 2 (0.67%) nginx
5 2 (0.67%) SAS
6 1 (0.34%) Marvel
Applications
1 257 (86.24%) Photoshop
2 47 (15.77%) InVision
3 43 (14.43%) InDesign
4 39 (13.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 33 (11.07%) Adobe After Effects
6 19 (6.38%) OmniGraffle
7 17 (5.70%) MS Visio
8 14 (4.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 14 (4.70%) UXPin
9 11 (3.69%) Fireworks
10 10 (3.36%) Adobe Premiere
11 9 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (2.68%) Acrobat
13 7 (2.35%) ImageReady
14 5 (1.68%) Pixate
15 4 (1.34%) Adobe Captivate
15 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
16 3 (1.01%) CINEMA 4D
16 3 (1.01%) Flinto
17 2 (0.67%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 9 (3.02%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.34%) Shopify
2 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 8 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.68%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.68%) SaaS
4 4 (1.34%) GitHub
5 3 (1.01%) Slack
6 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.67%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.67%) Dropbox
6 2 (0.67%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.67%) Route 53
7 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.68%) Internet
2 4 (1.34%) SMS
3 3 (1.01%) MVNO
4 1 (0.34%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.01%) MySQL
2 2 (0.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.34%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 44 (14.77%) Axure RP
2 29 (9.73%) Dreamweaver
3 26 (8.72%) gulp
4 25 (8.39%) Git (software)
5 24 (8.05%) Grunt
6 19 (6.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 17 (5.70%) JIRA
8 14 (4.70%) Jasmine
8 14 (4.70%) Mocha
9 12 (4.03%) webpack
10 8 (2.68%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (2.35%) Visual Studio
12 6 (2.01%) Mercurial
12 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Blend
12 6 (2.01%) Sinon.JS
12 6 (2.01%) Subversion
13 5 (1.68%) Jenkins
14 4 (1.34%) Babel
14 4 (1.34%) PhantomJS
14 4 (1.34%) WebStorm
General
1 57 (19.13%) Finance
2 55 (18.46%) Marketing
3 23 (7.72%) Banking
4 18 (6.04%) Retail
5 12 (4.03%) Publishing
6 6 (2.01%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.01%) French Language
6 6 (2.01%) Games
6 6 (2.01%) German Language
7 4 (1.34%) Advertising
7 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.01%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.01%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.01%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 177 (59.40%) Designer
2 86 (28.86%) Developer
3 84 (28.19%) UX Designer
4 60 (20.13%) UI Designer
5 44 (14.77%) UI/UX Designer
6 40 (13.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 25 (8.39%) Senior Designer
8 23 (7.72%) Graphic Designer
9 20 (6.71%) Digital Designer
9 20 (6.71%) Visual Designer
10 19 (6.38%) Web Developer
11 16 (5.37%) UI Developer
12 14 (4.70%) HTML Developer
13 12 (4.03%) HTML CSS Designer
14 10 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (3.36%) Junior
14 10 (3.36%) Senior Visual Designer
14 10 (3.36%) UX Developer
14 10 (3.36%) Web Designer
15 8 (2.68%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (61.07%) HTML
2 170 (57.05%) CSS
3 85 (28.52%) HTML5
4 77 (25.84%) CSS3
5 57 (19.13%) jQuery
6 44 (14.77%) AngularJS
7 28 (9.40%) Flash
7 28 (9.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (7.72%) Node.js
9 22 (7.38%) React
9 22 (7.38%) Sass
10 14 (4.70%) SVG
11 12 (4.03%) Material Design
12 10 (3.36%) .NET
12 10 (3.36%) Chai
12 10 (3.36%) LESS
13 9 (3.02%) Ajax
13 9 (3.02%) Apache Cordova
13 9 (3.02%) Web Services
14 8 (2.68%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 172 (57.72%) User Experience
2 54 (18.12%) Graphic Design
3 26 (8.72%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.36%) Motion Graphics
6 12 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (4.03%) Social Media
7 11 (3.69%) Animation
8 5 (1.68%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.68%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.68%) Derivative
8 5 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.68%) Video Editing
9 4 (1.34%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.34%) Interactive TV
9 4 (1.34%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.34%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.01%) Photography
10 3 (1.01%) Podcast
10 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.05%) Apple iOS
2 18 (6.04%) Android
3 11 (3.69%) Linux
4 5 (1.68%) Windows
5 4 (1.34%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.67%) Unix
6 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.67%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (32.21%) Wireframes
3 56 (18.79%) Front End Development
3 56 (18.79%) Prototyping
4 53 (17.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 45 (15.10%) Web Design
6 37 (12.42%) Web Development
7 26 (8.72%) Scrum
8 24 (8.05%) Typography
9 19 (6.38%) Mobile First
10 17 (5.70%) Usability Testing
11 16 (5.37%) Analytics
11 16 (5.37%) E-Commerce
11 16 (5.37%) TDD
12 15 (5.03%) Visualisation
13 14 (4.70%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 14 (4.70%) Rapid Prototyping
14 13 (4.36%) Data Visualisation
14 13 (4.36%) Email Marketing
15 12 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (34.56%) JavaScript
2 25 (8.39%) PHP
3 15 (5.03%) TypeScript
4 11 (3.69%) Java
5 6 (2.01%) C#
5 6 (2.01%) XAML
6 4 (1.34%) Dart
6 4 (1.34%) ECMAScript
6 4 (1.34%) ES6
7 3 (1.01%) Python
8 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.34%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.34%) C
9 1 (0.34%) Perl
9 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (7.72%) Degree
2 6 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.01%) ISEB
5 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.34%) HNC
5 1 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.01%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.01%) cPanel
2 2 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (0.67%) Nagios
3 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 154 (51.68%) Adobe
2 15 (5.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.68%) Google
4 5 (1.68%) Apple
4 5 (1.68%) Perforce
5 3 (1.01%) IBM
6 2 (0.67%) Optimizely
6 2 (0.67%) Qubit
6 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.67%) SAP
6 2 (0.67%) Tableau
6 2 (0.67%) Twitter
6 2 (0.67%) Zend
7 1 (0.34%) Alterian
7 1 (0.34%) Selligent