Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 582 624 592
Rank change year-on-year +42 -32 -27
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 259 275 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Applications category 3.37% 3.09% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 178 147
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £129 £206
90th Percentile £525 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £324 £342
% change year-on-year +19.69% -5.20% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 13
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £29.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.07% -25.63% +48.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +85.19% -32.50% +48.15%

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 7,691 8,909 8,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.28% 8.60% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,529 5,331 4,910
UK median daily rate £375 £374 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.27% +6.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £148 £145 £150
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 653 805 736
UK median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.07 £39.80 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -9.09%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 +37 240 £375 - 159
London +41 147 £375 -6.25% 44
UK excluding London +7 110 £388 +19.69% 126
South East +28 36 £363 +113.24% 41
North of England +4 20 £388 +12.46% 39
Scotland +25 17 £394 +12.50% 5
South West -10 17 £323 +14.16% 11
North West +8 15 £388 +8.53% 19
Midlands +22 12 £419 -16.25% 14
West Midlands +26 8 £438 -12.50% 6
East of England +9 8 £375 +16.28% 10
East Midlands +24 4 £325 - 8
Yorkshire +20 3 - - 5
North East +16 2 £375 +11.94% 15

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 219 (84.56%) Photoshop
2 172 (66.41%) User Experience
3 138 (53.28%) Adobe
4 118 (45.56%) Sketch
5 116 (44.79%) Wireframes
6 109 (42.08%) HTML
7 106 (40.93%) CSS
8 90 (34.75%) Prototyping
9 76 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (28.96%) JavaScript
11 59 (22.78%) Finance
12 56 (21.62%) InVision
13 47 (18.15%) HTML5
14 46 (17.76%) Axure RP
14 46 (17.76%) Marketing
15 39 (15.06%) CSS3
15 39 (15.06%) Sass
16 37 (14.29%) Graphic Design
16 37 (14.29%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 32 (12.36%) Web Design
18 28 (10.81%) InDesign
18 28 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
19 27 (10.42%) Analytics
20 26 (10.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 26 (10.04%) Web Development
20 26 (10.04%) Front End Development
21 23 (8.88%) PHP
21 23 (8.88%) Mobile App
21 23 (8.88%) Information Architecture
22 22 (8.49%) Rapid Prototyping

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 16 (6.18%) CMS
2 12 (4.63%) WordPress
3 11 (4.25%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.16%) Confluence
4 3 (1.16%) Drupal
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 219 (84.56%) Photoshop
2 118 (45.56%) Sketch
3 56 (21.62%) InVision
4 28 (10.81%) InDesign
5 26 (10.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 21 (8.11%) Adobe After Effects
7 14 (5.41%) Adobe XD
8 12 (4.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 12 (4.63%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (3.47%) Inkscape
10 8 (3.09%) Adobe Premiere
10 8 (3.09%) Zeplin
11 6 (2.32%) Fireworks
11 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
12 5 (1.93%) Acrobat
12 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
13 4 (1.54%) UXPin
14 3 (1.16%) FreeHand
15 2 (0.77%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.77%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 14 (5.41%) Google Analytics
3 10 (3.86%) Adobe Analytics
4 7 (2.70%) SaaS
5 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.16%) Google Docs
7 2 (0.77%) npm
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.39%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.16%) Internet
2 2 (0.77%) DWDM
3 1 (0.39%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (17.76%) Axure RP
2 19 (7.34%) JIRA
3 11 (4.25%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.47%) Balsamiq
4 9 (3.47%) Rational Rhapsody
5 8 (3.09%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (2.70%) gulp
7 6 (2.32%) PostCSS
8 5 (1.93%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.16%) Grunt
10 3 (1.16%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.77%) FrontPage
11 2 (0.77%) Protractor
12 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.39%) Mocha
12 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (22.78%) Finance
2 46 (17.76%) Marketing
3 14 (5.41%) Banking
4 9 (3.47%) Retail
5 8 (3.09%) Avionics
5 8 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.32%) French Language
6 6 (2.32%) Games
7 5 (1.93%) Publishing
7 5 (1.93%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.54%) Law
8 4 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.16%) Legal
9 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.77%) Advertising
10 2 (0.77%) Automotive
10 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Local Government
11 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 175 (67.57%) Designer
2 95 (36.68%) UX Designer
3 68 (26.25%) UI Designer
4 53 (20.46%) Developer
5 39 (15.06%) UI/UX Designer
6 20 (7.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 19 (7.34%) Digital Designer
8 12 (4.63%) Graphic Designer
9 11 (4.25%) Senior Designer
9 11 (4.25%) Visual Designer
10 10 (3.86%) Mobile Designer
10 10 (3.86%) UI Developer
10 10 (3.86%) Web Designer
11 9 (3.47%) PHP Developer
12 8 (3.09%) Architect
12 8 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.09%) User Experience Architect
13 7 (2.70%) Senior UX Designer
13 7 (2.70%) Software Engineer
13 7 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (42.08%) HTML
2 106 (40.93%) CSS
3 47 (18.15%) HTML5
4 39 (15.06%) CSS3
4 39 (15.06%) Sass
5 19 (7.34%) jQuery
6 15 (5.79%) LESS
7 13 (5.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (4.63%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.70%) Ajax
9 7 (2.70%) JSON
9 7 (2.70%) Material Design
10 6 (2.32%) React
11 5 (1.93%) Redux
11 5 (1.93%) SVG
12 4 (1.54%) Enzyme
12 4 (1.54%) Handlebars
12 4 (1.54%) Jest
12 4 (1.54%) RESTful
13 3 (1.16%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 172 (66.41%) User Experience
2 37 (14.29%) Graphic Design
3 23 (8.88%) Mobile App
4 15 (5.79%) Social Media
5 13 (5.02%) Animation
6 7 (2.70%) W3C
7 6 (2.32%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.93%) Motion Graphics
8 5 (1.93%) Photography
8 5 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.93%) Tandem
9 4 (1.54%) iPad
10 3 (1.16%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.77%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.77%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.77%) Online Games
11 2 (0.77%) Video Editing
11 2 (0.77%) Wiki
12 1 (0.39%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.79%) Android
1 15 (5.79%) Apple iOS
2 5 (1.93%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (44.79%) Wireframes
2 90 (34.75%) Prototyping
3 76 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (14.29%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 32 (12.36%) Web Design
6 28 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 27 (10.42%) Analytics
8 26 (10.04%) Front End Development
8 26 (10.04%) Web Development
9 23 (8.88%) Information Architecture
10 22 (8.49%) Rapid Prototyping
11 21 (8.11%) E-Commerce
12 20 (7.72%) A/B Testing
12 20 (7.72%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 20 (7.72%) Scrum
12 20 (7.72%) Usability Testing
13 18 (6.95%) SEO
13 18 (6.95%) Typography
14 17 (6.56%) Collaborative Working
14 17 (6.56%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 75 (28.96%) JavaScript
2 23 (8.88%) PHP
3 17 (6.56%) Java
4 10 (3.86%) ES6
5 9 (3.47%) C
5 9 (3.47%) C++
6 5 (1.93%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.54%) ES7
8 1 (0.39%) C#
8 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (7.72%) Degree
2 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.18%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 138 (53.28%) Adobe
2 14 (5.41%) Google
3 13 (5.02%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.32%) HubSpot
4 6 (2.32%) Optimizely
5 3 (1.16%) hybris
6 2 (0.77%) ATG
6 2 (0.77%) Facebook
6 2 (0.77%) Instagram
6 2 (0.77%) YouTube
7 1 (0.39%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.39%) WooCommerce