Period
to 22 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 544 448
Rank change year-on-year -9 -96 -49
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 346 376 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.36% 0.48%
As % of the Applications category 3.81% 3.88% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 293 340
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £175 £169 £181
90th Percentile £494 £518 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £318 £290
% change year-on-year -0.79% +9.48% -10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 17
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £27.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.37% +100.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.12 £20.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £30.75 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.37 £26.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -21.67% +108.00% -26.47%

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 9076 9697 11546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.80% 9.20% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5523 5682 6736
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £150
90th Percentile £560 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 751 952 1087
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.08 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.74% +3.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.13 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.75 £39.95 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.45% +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 November 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 November 2017.

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 22 November 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 -29 314 £350 +7.69% 96
UK excluding London +73 171 £315 -0.79% 71
London -93 171 £400 +14.29% 29
South East +8 52 £375 +25.00% 13
North of England +91 36 £313 -6.72% 20
Midlands +33 32 £318 +3.25% 19
North West +32 26 £375 +41.51% 11
Scotland +9 25 £325 -3.70% 4
West Midlands +33 23 £300 -2.44% 11
South West +8 14 £315 - 7
Yorkshire +25 9 £275 -14.06% 8
East Midlands -1 9 £325 -1.89% 8
East of England -16 9 £300 -9.43% 8
Wales +21 3 £200 -
North East +67 1 £175 -54.84% 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 301 (86.99%) Photoshop
2 177 (51.16%) User Experience
3 172 (49.71%) Adobe
4 170 (49.13%) HTML
5 163 (47.11%) CSS
6 107 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (25.72%) JavaScript
8 81 (23.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 81 (23.41%) Wireframes
9 71 (20.52%) Finance
10 62 (17.92%) Marketing
11 58 (16.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 57 (16.47%) InVision
12 57 (16.47%) HTML5
13 49 (14.16%) Graphic Design
13 49 (14.16%) InDesign
14 48 (13.87%) Web Design
14 48 (13.87%) Mobile App
15 47 (13.58%) CSS3
15 47 (13.58%) jQuery
16 44 (12.72%) Front End Development
17 42 (12.14%) Axure RP
18 40 (11.56%) Typography
19 37 (10.69%) Web Development
20 34 (9.83%) PHP
21 33 (9.54%) Adobe After Effects
22 31 (8.96%) CMS
22 31 (8.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 31 (8.96%) Git (software)
22 31 (8.96%) Apple iOS

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 31 (8.96%) CMS
2 24 (6.94%) WordPress
3 7 (2.02%) Drupal
4 4 (1.16%) Apache
5 3 (0.87%) Confluence
5 3 (0.87%) nginx
6 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.58%) Marvel
6 2 (0.58%) SAS
6 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
Applications
1 301 (86.99%) Photoshop
2 58 (16.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 57 (16.47%) InVision
4 49 (14.16%) InDesign
5 33 (9.54%) Adobe After Effects
6 31 (8.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 17 (4.91%) Adobe Premiere
8 13 (3.76%) MS Visio
8 13 (3.76%) OmniGraffle
9 12 (3.47%) Flinto
10 11 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
10 11 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (3.18%) UXPin
11 10 (2.89%) Acrobat
12 5 (1.45%) Fireworks
12 5 (1.45%) RoboHelp
12 5 (1.45%) Snagit
13 3 (0.87%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.87%) Edge Animate
13 3 (0.87%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Shopify
2 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.91%) GitHub
2 13 (3.76%) Slack
3 9 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 9 (2.60%) SaaS
4 8 (2.31%) Google Analytics
5 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.16%) npm
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.58%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.58%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.58%) Route 53
8 1 (0.29%) Trello
8 1 (0.29%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.16%) Internet
2 3 (0.87%) SMS
3 1 (0.29%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.89%) MySQL
2 5 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.29%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.29%) MonetDB
3 1 (0.29%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 42 (12.14%) Axure RP
2 31 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 27 (7.80%) Dreamweaver
4 26 (7.51%) gulp
5 23 (6.65%) Grunt
6 18 (5.20%) JIRA
7 12 (3.47%) Mocha
7 12 (3.47%) webpack
8 11 (3.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 8 (2.31%) Jasmine
10 7 (2.02%) Subversion
11 6 (1.73%) Babel
11 6 (1.73%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (1.73%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.45%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Blend
13 4 (1.16%) Sinon.JS
13 4 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.87%) Jenkins
15 2 (0.58%) WebStorm
General
1 71 (20.52%) Finance
2 62 (17.92%) Marketing
3 28 (8.09%) Banking
4 15 (4.34%) Games
5 14 (4.05%) Retail
6 9 (2.60%) Multimedia
7 7 (2.02%) Advertising
8 6 (1.73%) German Language
9 5 (1.45%) French Language
9 5 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.16%) Publishing
10 4 (1.16%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.16%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.58%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.29%) Billing
13 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.29%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 221 (63.87%) Designer
2 83 (23.99%) UX Designer
3 82 (23.70%) Developer
4 68 (19.65%) UI Designer
5 41 (11.85%) Digital Designer
6 36 (10.40%) UI/UX Designer
7 35 (10.12%) Visual Designer
8 31 (8.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 25 (7.23%) Graphic Designer
10 22 (6.36%) Senior Designer
11 21 (6.07%) Web Developer
12 18 (5.20%) Mobile Designer
12 18 (5.20%) Web Designer
13 13 (3.76%) HTML Developer
14 11 (3.18%) UI Developer
15 10 (2.89%) JavaScript Developer
15 10 (2.89%) Junior
16 9 (2.60%) Mobile UI Designer
16 9 (2.60%) Mobile UX Designer
17 8 (2.31%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (49.13%) HTML
2 163 (47.11%) CSS
3 57 (16.47%) HTML5
4 47 (13.58%) CSS3
4 47 (13.58%) jQuery
5 28 (8.09%) AngularJS
5 28 (8.09%) React
5 28 (8.09%) Sass
6 20 (5.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (5.49%) Flash
7 19 (5.49%) Node.js
8 17 (4.91%) LESS
8 17 (4.91%) Material Design
9 11 (3.18%) SVG
10 9 (2.60%) JSON
11 8 (2.31%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 8 (2.31%) Web Services
12 6 (1.73%) .NET
12 6 (1.73%) Chai
13 5 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 177 (51.16%) User Experience
2 49 (14.16%) Graphic Design
3 48 (13.87%) Mobile App
4 29 (8.38%) Social Media
5 19 (5.49%) Animation
6 17 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (4.05%) Video Editing
8 11 (3.18%) Motion Graphics
9 6 (1.73%) Photography
10 5 (1.45%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.45%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.45%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.45%) Fintech
10 5 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.16%) Blog
12 3 (0.87%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.87%) W3C
13 2 (0.58%) BBC
13 2 (0.58%) Derivative
13 2 (0.58%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.96%) Apple iOS
2 27 (7.80%) Android
3 13 (3.76%) Linux
3 13 (3.76%) Windows
4 4 (1.16%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.58%) Unix
5 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (23.41%) Responsive Web Design
2 81 (23.41%) Wireframes
3 48 (13.87%) Web Design
4 44 (12.72%) Front End Development
5 40 (11.56%) Typography
6 37 (10.69%) Web Development
7 27 (7.80%) Prototyping
8 21 (6.07%) SEO
9 20 (5.78%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 19 (5.49%) E-Commerce
11 17 (4.91%) Infographics
12 16 (4.62%) Visualisation
13 15 (4.34%) Analytics
14 14 (4.05%) UX Design
15 13 (3.76%) Collaborative Working
15 13 (3.76%) Mobile First
15 13 (3.76%) Scrum
15 13 (3.76%) Time Management
16 12 (3.47%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (25.72%) JavaScript
2 34 (9.83%) PHP
3 8 (2.31%) TypeScript
4 7 (2.02%) C#
4 7 (2.02%) ES6
4 7 (2.02%) Java
5 6 (1.73%) ECMAScript
6 5 (1.45%) Python
6 5 (1.45%) SQL
7 4 (1.16%) XAML
8 3 (0.87%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.58%) Dart
9 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.29%) AppleScript
10 1 (0.29%) C
10 1 (0.29%) C++
10 1 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (4.91%) Degree
2 5 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.16%) VirtualBox
1 4 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) cPanel
1 2 (0.58%) Nagios
2 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 172 (49.71%) Adobe
2 19 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.47%) Twitter
4 11 (3.18%) Facebook
5 9 (2.60%) Google
6 5 (1.45%) Perforce
7 4 (1.16%) Oracle
7 4 (1.16%) VMware
8 3 (0.87%) Apple
8 3 (0.87%) WooCommerce
9 2 (0.58%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.58%) Optimizely
9 2 (0.58%) Qubit
9 2 (0.58%) Sage
9 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.58%) Tableau
9 2 (0.58%) Zend
10 1 (0.29%) Alterian
10 1 (0.29%) Quark
10 1 (0.29%) Selligent