Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 Illustrator
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 189 158
Rank change year-on-year +28 -31 +8
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 23 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Applications category 4.43% 2.93% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 7
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £308 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +36.67% -24.37%
10th Percentile £200 £135 £171
90th Percentile £475 £338 £293
England median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.23 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.65% - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £27.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year -20.37% +60.33% -6.44%

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 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%

Adobe Illustrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe Illustrator in the West Midlands

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in the West Midlands

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in the West Midlands

Adobe Illustrator
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 Adobe Illustrator in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe Illustrator in the West Midlands

Adobe Illustrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe Illustrator in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe Illustrator in the West Midlands

Adobe Illustrator
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Birmingham +6 8 £230 -29.15% 1
Warwickshire +2 5 £275 +17.02% 1
Coventry - 2 £450 -
Halesowen - 2 £225 - 4
Adobe Illustrator
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Adobe Illustrator.

1 18 (78.26%) HTML
1 18 (78.26%) Photoshop
2 14 (60.87%) Adobe
3 13 (56.52%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 9 (39.13%) Wireframes
6 7 (30.43%) User Experience
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (26.09%) HTML5
8 5 (21.74%) Axure RP
8 5 (21.74%) Content Management
8 5 (21.74%) InDesign
8 5 (21.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle
9 4 (17.39%) Snagit
9 4 (17.39%) Web Design
9 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
9 4 (17.39%) CMS
9 4 (17.39%) Games
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) Acrobat
9 4 (17.39%) RoboHelp
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) CSS3
9 4 (17.39%) VirtualBox
9 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server

Adobe Illustrator
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 (17.39%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (78.26%) Photoshop
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (21.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (21.74%) InDesign
4 4 (17.39%) Acrobat
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (17.39%) RoboHelp
4 4 (17.39%) Snagit
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (8.70%) UXPin
6 1 (4.35%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (4.35%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Axure RP
2 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Babel
3 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Grunt
3 1 (4.35%) gulp
3 1 (4.35%) Mocha
3 1 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 4 (17.39%) Games
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Designer
2 6 (26.09%) UX Designer
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Author
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Author
4 4 (17.39%) Web Designer
5 3 (13.04%) UI Designer
6 2 (8.70%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Email Executive
7 1 (4.35%) Email Marketing Executive
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile UI Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile UX Designer
7 1 (4.35%) UI/UX Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web UI Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Web UI Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web UI/UX Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) CSS3
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) Flash
6 2 (8.70%) Material Design
6 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.35%) Chai
7 1 (4.35%) LESS
7 1 (4.35%) Node.js
7 1 (4.35%) React
7 1 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) User Experience
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) Animation
3 2 (8.70%) BBC
3 2 (8.70%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Android
2 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Wireframes
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Content Management
4 4 (17.39%) Web Design
5 3 (13.04%) User Stories
6 2 (8.70%) Email Marketing
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (8.70%) Typography
6 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Campaign Management
7 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.35%) Game Development
7 1 (4.35%) Industrial Design
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile First
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VirtualBox
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Adobe
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Google