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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 741 575 558
Rank change year-on-year -166 -17 +89
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 79 111 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Applications category 1.24% 2.77% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 72 64
10th Percentile £258 £191 £159
25th Percentile £325 £263 £222
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £361 £300
Median % change year-on-year +24.74% +20.25% -22.63%
75th Percentile £645 £491 £411
90th Percentile £813 £575 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £271 £275
% change year-on-year +19.93% -1.45% -26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
10th Percentile - £19.23 -
25th Percentile £26.25 £28.56 -
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.25 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -24.83% -25.50% -
75th Percentile £40.75 £39.38 -
90th Percentile £52.60 £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% -25.00% -

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 6,349 4,004 4,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.32% 6.87% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,233 2,366 2,441
10th Percentile £160 £150 £147
25th Percentile £258 £250 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £428 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +6.88% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £550 £500 £488
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £339 £350
% change year-on-year +9.92% -3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 390 444
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.25 £11.26
25th Percentile £14.25 £13.25 £13.68
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.44% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £47.19 £26.65 £23.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.56 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.05% +0.34% +9.38%

Adobe Illustrator
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Adobe Illustrator as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Adobe Illustrator.

Daily rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe Illustrator over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Adobe Illustrator.

Hourly rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in the UK

Adobe Illustrator
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Adobe Illustrator over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -173 67 £438 +17.45% 20
London -116 47 £598 +46.09% 7
Work from Home -144 21 £450 +28.57% 6
UK excluding London -92 18 £325 +19.93% 14
South West -22 5 £375 - 1
North of England -57 5 £268 -11.57% 6
North West -39 3 £185 -43.94% 2
East of England - 3 £225 - 1
Scotland -2 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -35 2 £350 +75.00% 4
Midlands -52 2 £165 -61.18% 1
East Midlands -20 1 £165 - 1
South East -44 1 £650 +100.00% 4
West Midlands -49 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 70 (88.61%) Adobe
2 58 (73.42%) Photoshop
3 48 (60.76%) User Experience
4 46 (58.23%) UX Design
5 45 (56.96%) Wireframes
6 34 (43.04%) Agile
6 34 (43.04%) Adobe XD
7 29 (36.71%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 26 (32.91%) User Research
9 25 (31.65%) Sketch
9 25 (31.65%) Figma
9 25 (31.65%) HTML
10 24 (30.38%) Prototyping
11 22 (27.85%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 22 (27.85%) CSS
11 22 (27.85%) Finance
12 21 (26.58%) Degree
12 21 (26.58%) Graphic Design
12 21 (26.58%) Axure RP
12 21 (26.58%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (26.58%) Social Skills
13 19 (24.05%) InVision
13 19 (24.05%) Accessibility
14 17 (21.52%) WCAG
14 17 (21.52%) InDesign
15 14 (17.72%) UX Research
15 14 (17.72%) Workshop Facilitation
15 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (16.46%) Interaction Design
16 13 (16.46%) Journey Map

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 3 (3.80%) WordPress
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 58 (73.42%) Photoshop
2 34 (43.04%) Adobe XD
3 25 (31.65%) Sketch
4 19 (24.05%) InVision
5 17 (21.52%) InDesign
6 11 (13.92%) Zeplin
7 9 (11.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (10.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (8.86%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (6.33%) Acrobat
10 5 (6.33%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
12 2 (2.53%) FrameMaker
12 2 (2.53%) FreeHand
12 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
13 1 (1.27%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (1.27%) Blender
13 1 (1.27%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (1.27%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.65%) Figma
2 10 (12.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 8 (10.13%) Azure
4 5 (6.33%) Power Platform
5 4 (5.06%) Miro
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.27%) Dropbox
7 1 (1.27%) GitHub
7 1 (1.27%) Google Drive
7 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Power BI
1 5 (6.33%) QlikView
1 5 (6.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Axure RP
2 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.59%) JIRA
4 5 (6.33%) GitLab
4 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.33%) Mocha
4 5 (6.33%) SonarQube
4 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.33%) webpack
5 2 (2.53%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.27%) Cypress.io
6 1 (1.27%) Grunt
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 21 (26.58%) Social Skills
3 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (11.39%) Marketing
5 8 (10.13%) Back Office
5 8 (10.13%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (6.33%) Banking
6 5 (6.33%) Retail
7 4 (5.06%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (3.80%) Advertising
9 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
9 2 (2.53%) Multimedia
10 1 (1.27%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (1.27%) Games
10 1 (1.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (1.27%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (1.27%) Law
10 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
10 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (77.22%) Designer
2 35 (44.30%) UX Designer
3 24 (30.38%) UI Designer
4 20 (25.32%) UI/UX Designer
5 8 (10.13%) Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Digital Designer
6 7 (8.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (8.86%) Graphic Designer
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Designer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior UX Designer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior UI Designer
9 2 (2.53%) Author
9 2 (2.53%) Creative Designer
9 2 (2.53%) Creative Graphic Designer
9 2 (2.53%) Digital UX Designer
9 2 (2.53%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Technical Author
9 2 (2.53%) Web Designer
10 1 (1.27%) Digital Artworker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) HTML
2 22 (27.85%) CSS
3 11 (13.92%) Material Design
4 9 (11.39%) React
5 8 (10.13%) HTML5
6 6 (7.59%) Jest
6 6 (7.59%) Redux
7 5 (6.33%) D3.js
7 5 (6.33%) Express
7 5 (6.33%) FusionCharts
7 5 (6.33%) Node.js
7 5 (6.33%) RESTful
7 5 (6.33%) Svelte
7 5 (6.33%) Vue.js
8 3 (3.80%) CSS3
8 3 (3.80%) jQuery
9 1 (1.27%) .NET
9 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.27%) Flash
9 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (60.76%) User Experience
2 21 (26.58%) Graphic Design
3 12 (15.19%) Mobile App
4 9 (11.39%) Motion Graphics
5 7 (8.86%) Animation
6 5 (6.33%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
7 4 (5.06%) Social Media
8 3 (3.80%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (3.80%) Semantic Web
9 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.53%) e-Learning
9 2 (2.53%) Photography
9 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (2.53%) Video Editing
10 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.27%) SCORM
10 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Android
1 12 (15.19%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) UX Design
2 45 (56.96%) Wireframes
3 34 (43.04%) Agile
4 29 (36.71%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 26 (32.91%) User Research
6 24 (30.38%) Prototyping
7 22 (27.85%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
8 21 (26.58%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (17.72%) UX Research
9 14 (17.72%) Workshop Facilitation
10 13 (16.46%) Interaction Design
10 13 (16.46%) Journey Map
11 11 (13.92%) Customer Journey Map
11 11 (13.92%) Typography
12 10 (12.66%) Usability Testing
12 10 (12.66%) User Stories
12 10 (12.66%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 9 (11.39%) Data Analysis
13 9 (11.39%) Design Thinking
13 9 (11.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
2 7 (8.86%) TypeScript
3 5 (6.33%) ES6
3 5 (6.33%) Python
3 5 (6.33%) SPARQL
3 5 (6.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.27%) HND
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.05%) Accessibility
2 17 (21.52%) WCAG
3 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 70 (88.61%) Adobe
2 13 (16.46%) Google
3 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.80%) Twitter
5 2 (2.53%) Facebook
5 2 (2.53%) Instagram
6 1 (1.27%) Apple
6 1 (1.27%) DoubleClick