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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 125 106
Rank change year-on-year +13 -19  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Illustrator 5 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Applications category 2.49% 4.78% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 8
Median daily rate £151 £260 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.11% -4.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £300
% change year-on-year +11.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £26.84
% change year-on-year +7.40% +0.61%  

Adobe Illustrator is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 201 314 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 9.83% 10.52% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 182 157
Median daily rate £325 £296 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.70% -5.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 32
Median hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £15.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.46% -14.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.86 £9.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.05 £27.30 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Adobe Illustrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Adobe Illustrator as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +13 4 £151 -51.84% 1
Staffordshire +2 1 - - 2
Adobe Illustrator
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Adobe
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Grunt
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (40.00%) React
4 2 (40.00%) webpack
4 2 (40.00%) gulp
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile First
4 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (40.00%) Babel
4 2 (40.00%) Chai
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) Mocha
4 2 (40.00%) Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (20.00%) Content Management
5 1 (20.00%) Google
5 1 (20.00%) FrameMaker

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:

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (20.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (20.00%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (20.00%) FrameMaker
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Babel
1 2 (40.00%) Grunt
1 2 (40.00%) gulp
1 2 (40.00%) Mocha
1 2 (40.00%) webpack
2 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Author
3 1 (20.00%) Email Executive
3 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing Executive
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing Executive
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Chai
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile First
1 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) HNC
1 1 (20.00%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Google
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