The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 55 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 7 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 1.85% 0.99%
As % of the Applications category 8.75% 11.61% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Average daily rate
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£238 £210 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
Photoshop
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
80 112 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.67% 15.91% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 54 42
Average daily rate £363 £285 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.19% -8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £178 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.70 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -26.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £20.85 £20.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Photoshop across the Birmingham region.

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Photoshop Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop across the Birmingham region.

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Photoshop also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Photoshop.

1 16 (84.21%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
3 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
4 12 (63.16%) Adobe
5 11 (57.89%) jQuery
6 8 (42.11%) PHP
6 8 (42.11%) MySQL
7 7 (36.84%) HTML5
8 6 (31.58%) CSS3
9 5 (26.32%) WordPress
9 5 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (26.32%) Subversion
9 5 (26.32%) OOP
10 4 (21.05%) PhpStorm
10 4 (21.05%) MVC
10 4 (21.05%) Ajax
10 4 (21.05%) PHP4
10 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 4 (21.05%) Laravel
11 3 (15.79%) Content Management
11 3 (15.79%) Web Design
11 3 (15.79%) CMS
11 3 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (15.79%) User Experience
12 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
12 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (10.53%) Cisco
12 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
12 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Photoshop also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Photoshop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) WordPress
2 3 (15.79%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Joomla!
3 1 (5.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (10.53%) Vectorworks
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) PhpStorm
3 3 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) PHP Developer
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Designer
2 5 (26.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.26%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.26%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
3 11 (57.89%) jQuery
4 7 (36.84%) HTML5
5 6 (31.58%) CSS3
6 4 (21.05%) Laravel
6 4 (21.05%) Ajax
7 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.26%) REST
7 1 (5.26%) RESTful
7 1 (5.26%) Flash
7 1 (5.26%) XHTML
7 1 (5.26%) .NET
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) W3C
2 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
1 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) OOP
2 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Content Management
3 3 (15.79%) Web Design
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Product Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) SEO
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) PHP
3 4 (21.05%) PHP4
4 2 (10.53%) PHP5
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) XenServer
1 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Adobe
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) Autodesk
2 2 (10.53%) Zend
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle