Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Acrobat skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acrobat over the 6 months to 21 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 Acrobat
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 204 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 - +180
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.032% -
As % of the Applications category 0.77% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median daily rate - £160 -
England median daily rate £290 £328 £268
% change year-on-year -11.45% +22.43% -10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.55 £19.00
% change year-on-year +21.29% -2.37% +5.56%

Acrobat is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 519 580 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.72% 9.41% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 350 275
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +4.48% +11.67%
10th Percentile £153 £160 £160
90th Percentile £488 £470 £478
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 72
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.64% -20.78% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.60 £10.25
90th Percentile £34.50 £35.78 £35.98
England median hourly rate £15.53 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -5.91% +4.76% +5.00%

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Acrobat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Acrobat in the West Midlands

Acrobat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Acrobat in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Acrobat in the West Midlands

Acrobat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Acrobat in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Acrobat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
1 4 (100.00%) RoboHelp
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 4 (100.00%) Snagit

Acrobat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) RoboHelp
1 4 (100.00%) Snagit
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Author
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) VMware