Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 661 555 542
Rank change year-on-year -106 -13 -71
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 245 322 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Applications category 2.84% 3.79% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 192 289
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% +1.56%
10th Percentile £133 £201 £167
90th Percentile £525 £494 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £315
% change year-on-year -3.85% +3.17% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.90% -24.07% +97.51%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.12 £17.25
90th Percentile £130.88 £30.75 £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £29.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -28.45% +7.41% +116.00%

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 8,614 8,493 9,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.38% 8.64% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,123 5,068 5,748
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -0.74%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £150
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £320
% change year-on-year +6.87% +2.34% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 774 658 921
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.05 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.80% -2.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.93 £38.98 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -93 220 £381 +1.67% 204
London -43 132 £400 - 60
UK excluding London -68 109 £313 -3.85% 152
South East -27 37 £188 -53.13% 36
North of England -17 35 £363 +9.35% 34
North West -27 25 £250 -31.03% 21
Scotland -22 17 £338 -2.17% 3
East of England -8 9 £323 +4.45% 18
Yorkshire -23 6 £388 +40.91% 9
Midlands -37 6 £488 +50.00% 36
East Midlands -2 4 £475 +46.15% 25
North East -4 4 £355 +102.86% 4
South West -28 4 £250 -21.88% 20
West Midlands -36 2 £500 +78.57% 10
Wales -19 1 £475 +137.50% 3

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 211 (86.12%) Photoshop
2 161 (65.71%) User Experience
3 130 (53.06%) Adobe
4 99 (40.41%) HTML
5 91 (37.14%) CSS
6 73 (29.80%) Wireframes
7 68 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (23.27%) InDesign
9 56 (22.86%) Finance
9 56 (22.86%) InVision
10 54 (22.04%) JavaScript
11 53 (21.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 50 (20.41%) Axure RP
13 44 (17.96%) Prototyping
14 42 (17.14%) HTML5
15 39 (15.92%) Graphic Design
16 33 (13.47%) Marketing
17 31 (12.65%) Responsive Web Design
18 30 (12.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 29 (11.84%) CSS3
20 27 (11.02%) Android
21 26 (10.61%) JIRA
22 25 (10.20%) Degree
22 25 (10.20%) AngularJS
22 25 (10.20%) Scrum
23 24 (9.80%) Apple iOS
23 24 (9.80%) jQuery
24 23 (9.39%) Social Media
25 22 (8.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 21 (8.57%) Front End Development

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 19 (7.76%) CMS
2 15 (6.12%) WordPress
3 12 (4.90%) Confluence
4 5 (2.04%) Drupal
5 4 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.82%) Apache
6 2 (0.82%) Marvel
7 1 (0.41%) Moodle
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 211 (86.12%) Photoshop
2 57 (23.27%) InDesign
3 56 (22.86%) InVision
4 53 (21.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (8.57%) Adobe After Effects
6 19 (7.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (4.08%) Adobe Premiere
8 9 (3.67%) Acrobat
9 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (1.63%) Final Cut Pro
10 4 (1.63%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (1.22%) AutoCAD
11 3 (1.22%) CINEMA 4D
11 3 (1.22%) FreeHand
12 2 (0.82%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.82%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.82%) ImageReady
12 2 (0.82%) Maya
13 1 (0.41%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 7 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 8 (3.27%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.63%) npm
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) GitHub
4 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.63%) Intranet
2 2 (0.82%) SMS
3 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.27%) MySQL
2 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.41%) Power BI
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (20.41%) Axure RP
2 26 (10.61%) JIRA
3 14 (5.71%) Dreamweaver
4 12 (4.90%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.90%) Karma Test Runner
5 10 (4.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 9 (3.67%) Protractor
7 7 (2.86%) Grunt
8 6 (2.45%) Xcode
9 5 (2.04%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.04%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.63%) gulp
10 4 (1.63%) webpack
11 3 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.82%) Bower
13 1 (0.41%) Babel
13 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Blend
13 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 56 (22.86%) Finance
2 33 (13.47%) Marketing
3 16 (6.53%) Banking
4 15 (6.12%) Advertising
5 11 (4.49%) Publishing
6 10 (4.08%) Games
7 8 (3.27%) Retail
8 7 (2.86%) Legal
9 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Automotive
12 1 (0.41%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.41%) Electronics
12 1 (0.41%) Law
12 1 (0.41%) Military
12 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.41%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 175 (71.43%) Designer
2 68 (27.76%) UX Designer
3 50 (20.41%) Developer
3 50 (20.41%) UI Designer
4 31 (12.65%) Digital Designer
5 25 (10.20%) Senior Designer
6 24 (9.80%) Graphic Designer
7 22 (8.98%) UI/UX Designer
8 18 (7.35%) Visual Designer
9 17 (6.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (5.31%) Senior UI Designer
11 10 (4.08%) Senior UX Designer
12 9 (3.67%) Digital UX Designer
12 9 (3.67%) Junior
12 9 (3.67%) Web Designer
13 7 (2.86%) Senior Visual Designer
13 7 (2.86%) UI Developer
14 6 (2.45%) Creative Designer
14 6 (2.45%) JavaScript Developer
14 6 (2.45%) Senior UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (40.41%) HTML
2 91 (37.14%) CSS
3 42 (17.14%) HTML5
4 29 (11.84%) CSS3
5 25 (10.20%) AngularJS
6 24 (9.80%) jQuery
7 22 (8.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (6.12%) LESS
9 13 (5.31%) Flash
10 11 (4.49%) REST
11 8 (3.27%) React
11 8 (3.27%) XML
12 7 (2.86%) Sass
13 6 (2.45%) Node.js
14 5 (2.04%) .NET
14 5 (2.04%) Handlebars
14 5 (2.04%) SVG
14 5 (2.04%) XHTML
15 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET
15 4 (1.63%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 161 (65.71%) User Experience
2 39 (15.92%) Graphic Design
3 23 (9.39%) Social Media
4 21 (8.57%) Fintech
5 18 (7.35%) Animation
6 15 (6.12%) Mobile App
7 13 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (3.67%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.86%) Photography
9 7 (2.86%) Video Editing
10 6 (2.45%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.45%) Taxonomies
11 5 (2.04%) e-Learning
12 4 (1.63%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.63%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.22%) Apple TV
13 3 (1.22%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.22%) Vector Graphics
13 3 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.02%) Android
2 24 (9.80%) Apple iOS
3 16 (6.53%) Windows
4 5 (2.04%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.63%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.41%) Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (29.80%) Wireframes
2 68 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (17.96%) Prototyping
4 31 (12.65%) Responsive Web Design
5 25 (10.20%) Scrum
6 21 (8.57%) Front End Development
7 20 (8.16%) Typography
7 20 (8.16%) Web Development
8 17 (6.94%) Web Design
9 16 (6.53%) E-Commerce
9 16 (6.53%) Information Architecture
9 16 (6.53%) TDD
10 14 (5.71%) Analytics
11 13 (5.31%) Visualisation
12 12 (4.90%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (4.90%) Rapid Prototyping
13 11 (4.49%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 11 (4.49%) Infographics
13 11 (4.49%) Unit Testing
13 11 (4.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 54 (22.04%) JavaScript
2 14 (5.71%) PHP
3 13 (5.31%) Java
4 8 (3.27%) SQL
5 5 (2.04%) C#
6 3 (1.22%) Apple Swift
6 3 (1.22%) C++
6 3 (1.22%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.82%) Python
7 2 (0.82%) Ruby
7 2 (0.82%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.41%) ES6
8 1 (0.41%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.41%) VB
8 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.22%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) GDPR
3 1 (0.41%) PMO
3 1 (0.41%) WAI
3 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 130 (53.06%) Adobe
2 20 (8.16%) Google
3 9 (3.67%) Twitter
4 8 (3.27%) Facebook
4 8 (3.27%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.04%) Apple
6 4 (1.63%) ATG
7 3 (1.22%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.22%) hybris
7 3 (1.22%) WooCommerce
7 3 (1.22%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.82%) IBM
9 1 (0.41%) Hootsuite
9 1 (0.41%) Progress
9 1 (0.41%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.41%) Samsung
9 1 (0.41%) SAP
9 1 (0.41%) Splunk