Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 687 550 548
Rank change year-on-year -137 -2 -86
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 187 343 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Applications category 2.30% 3.91% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 225 248
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +0.36% -0.36%
10th Percentile £179 £170 £162
90th Percentile £538 £481 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £315 £270
% change year-on-year -10.32% +16.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 17
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -16.00% +45.60%
10th Percentile £13.65 £10.18 £18.75
90th Percentile £143.35 £30.73 £90.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +38.89% -40.00% +66.67%

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 8,127 8,764 8,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.29% 8.81% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,755 5,381 5,177
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £145 £140 £145
90th Percentile £550 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year +5.66% +1.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 721 909
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.40 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -0.65% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.30 £35.00 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.62% -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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -105 177 £400 +11.11% 166
London -66 104 £425 +6.25% 87
UK excluding London -102 77 £283 -10.32% 85
South East -25 29 £269 -28.33% 21
North of England -31 25 £250 -29.08% 26
North West -10 21 £250 -32.43% 17
Midlands -12 9 £450 +50.00% 14
East Midlands +10 7 £450 +38.46% 11
East of England 0 7 £450 +50.00% 9
Scotland -6 6 £204 +27.50% 3
Yorkshire -18 4 - - 8
West Midlands -34 2 £288 +4.55% 3
Wales -25 1 £278 +38.75% 2
South West -47 1 £325 +3.17% 9

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 164 (87.70%) Photoshop
2 114 (60.96%) Adobe
3 102 (54.55%) User Experience
4 72 (38.50%) HTML
5 70 (37.43%) CSS
6 54 (28.88%) Wireframes
7 51 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (24.60%) Marketing
9 44 (23.53%) InDesign
10 42 (22.46%) JavaScript
11 35 (18.72%) Finance
12 31 (16.58%) Graphic Design
12 31 (16.58%) InVision
13 30 (16.04%) HTML5
14 28 (14.97%) Degree
14 28 (14.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 27 (14.44%) JIRA
16 26 (13.90%) Responsive Web Design
17 25 (13.37%) Axure RP
17 25 (13.37%) Prototyping
18 24 (12.83%) Adobe After Effects
19 20 (10.70%) Front End Development
19 20 (10.70%) Typography
19 20 (10.70%) Web Design
19 20 (10.70%) Scrum
19 20 (10.70%) CSS3
20 19 (10.16%) AngularJS
20 19 (10.16%) E-Commerce
21 17 (9.09%) Social Media
21 17 (9.09%) jQuery

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 14 (7.49%) CMS
2 12 (6.42%) Confluence
3 10 (5.35%) WordPress
4 4 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.60%) Drupal
5 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.07%) Tornado
7 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.53%) Marvel
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 164 (87.70%) Photoshop
2 44 (23.53%) InDesign
3 31 (16.58%) InVision
4 28 (14.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 24 (12.83%) Adobe After Effects
6 15 (8.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (4.81%) Acrobat
9 7 (3.74%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (2.67%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (2.67%) Final Cut Pro
12 4 (2.14%) Fireworks
13 3 (1.60%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (1.60%) Camtasia
14 2 (1.07%) GIMP
15 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.53%) Blender
15 1 (0.53%) FreeHand
15 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Magento
2 2 (1.07%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 7 (3.74%) Google Analytics
3 6 (3.21%) npm
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.60%) SaaS
4 3 (1.60%) Yarn
5 2 (1.07%) GitHub
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.21%) Internet
2 3 (1.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.74%) MySQL
2 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.07%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (14.44%) JIRA
2 25 (13.37%) Axure RP
3 17 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
5 8 (4.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 7 (3.74%) Bitbucket
6 7 (3.74%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (3.74%) Protractor
7 6 (3.21%) Bower
7 6 (3.21%) webpack
8 5 (2.67%) Grunt
8 5 (2.67%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.14%) gulp
10 3 (1.60%) PostCSS
11 2 (1.07%) Babel
11 2 (1.07%) Xcode
12 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.53%) JUnit
12 1 (0.53%) Subversion
12 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (24.60%) Marketing
2 35 (18.72%) Finance
3 11 (5.88%) Legal
4 10 (5.35%) Banking
5 9 (4.81%) Advertising
5 9 (4.81%) Games
5 9 (4.81%) Retail
6 7 (3.74%) Multimedia
6 7 (3.74%) Publishing
7 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.07%) Back Office
8 2 (1.07%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.53%) French Language
9 1 (0.53%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.53%) Military
9 1 (0.53%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 127 (67.91%) Designer
2 43 (22.99%) UX Designer
3 38 (20.32%) UI Designer
4 30 (16.04%) Developer
5 25 (13.37%) Digital Designer
6 23 (12.30%) UI/UX Designer
7 18 (9.63%) Graphic Designer
8 12 (6.42%) Interaction Designer
9 11 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (4.81%) Senior Designer
11 8 (4.28%) Visual Designer
11 8 (4.28%) Web Designer
12 7 (3.74%) Creative Designer
13 6 (3.21%) Artworker
14 5 (2.67%) Digital UX Designer
14 5 (2.67%) Junior
14 5 (2.67%) Lead Designer
14 5 (2.67%) UI Developer
15 4 (2.14%) Full Stack Developer
15 4 (2.14%) Mobile Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (38.50%) HTML
2 70 (37.43%) CSS
3 30 (16.04%) HTML5
4 20 (10.70%) CSS3
5 19 (10.16%) AngularJS
6 17 (9.09%) jQuery
7 15 (8.02%) Sass
8 13 (6.95%) Node.js
9 12 (6.42%) Flash
10 11 (5.88%) React
11 9 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (4.28%) RESTful
13 7 (3.74%) Redux
14 6 (3.21%) Handlebars
14 6 (3.21%) LESS
15 5 (2.67%) JSON
15 5 (2.67%) React Native
15 5 (2.67%) XHTML
15 5 (2.67%) XML
16 4 (2.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 102 (54.55%) User Experience
2 31 (16.58%) Graphic Design
3 17 (9.09%) Social Media
4 15 (8.02%) Animation
5 14 (7.49%) Mobile App
6 11 (5.88%) Taxonomies
7 10 (5.35%) Video Editing
8 9 (4.81%) Photography
8 9 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (3.74%) Fintech
10 6 (3.21%) e-Learning
11 4 (2.14%) Blog
11 4 (2.14%) Digital Media
11 4 (2.14%) Online Banking
12 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.60%) Learning Management System
12 3 (1.60%) Motion Graphics
12 3 (1.60%) VLE
13 2 (1.07%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.74%) Android
2 4 (2.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.14%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.60%) Linux
3 3 (1.60%) Windows
4 2 (1.07%) Unix
5 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.88%) Wireframes
2 51 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (13.90%) Responsive Web Design
4 25 (13.37%) Prototyping
5 20 (10.70%) Front End Development
5 20 (10.70%) Scrum
5 20 (10.70%) Typography
5 20 (10.70%) Web Design
6 19 (10.16%) E-Commerce
7 14 (7.49%) Workflow
8 13 (6.95%) Infographics
8 13 (6.95%) Information Architecture
9 12 (6.42%) Web Development
10 11 (5.88%) Analytics
10 11 (5.88%) Service Design
10 11 (5.88%) User Stories
10 11 (5.88%) Visualisation
11 10 (5.35%) TDD
11 10 (5.35%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 9 (4.81%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.46%) JavaScript
2 15 (8.02%) PHP
3 14 (7.49%) Java
4 7 (3.74%) SQL
5 6 (3.21%) TypeScript
6 5 (2.67%) ES6
6 5 (2.67%) Python
7 4 (2.14%) C#
8 3 (1.60%) C++
8 3 (1.60%) Ruby
9 2 (1.07%) C
9 2 (1.07%) R
10 1 (0.53%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.53%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.53%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.53%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (14.97%) Degree
2 3 (1.60%) CIPD
3 2 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.21%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) WCAG
3 1 (0.53%) Def Stans
System Software
1 7 (3.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.07%) Ansible
Vendors
1 114 (60.96%) Adobe
2 16 (8.56%) Google
3 6 (3.21%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.14%) ATG
5 3 (1.60%) hybris
5 3 (1.60%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.60%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.53%) Apple
6 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.53%) Hootsuite
6 1 (0.53%) IBM
6 1 (0.53%) PTC
6 1 (0.53%) Samsung
6 1 (0.53%) Twitter
6 1 (0.53%) WooCommerce