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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank - 51 50
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.34% 0.53%
As % of the Applications category - 1.96% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £313 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £313 £260
% change year-on-year
-7.20% +20.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £28.10 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-4.50% +18.29%
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
70 102 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.53% 17.14% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 52 45
Average daily rate £350 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £147 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 9
Average hourly rate £11.93 £13.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.26% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.73 £10.23 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £15.75 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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
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 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) ZBrush
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (25.00%) Animation
3 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (25.00%) 3ds Max
3 1 (25.00%) CRM

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (25.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (25.00%) ZBrush
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Artist
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Designer
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Max Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Content Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Graphic Artist
2 1 (25.00%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Motion Graphics Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Digital Content Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (25.00%) Animation
1 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (25.00%) Motion Graphics
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript