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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 48 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 15 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.96% 1.06% 0.74%
As % of the Applications category 14.02% 7.14% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£213 £310 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.45% +55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
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
107 98 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.99% 14.85% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 60
Average daily rate £293 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.59% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £168 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 2
Average hourly rate £13.10 £16.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% -22.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.00 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £16.50 £22.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 13 (61.90%) Adobe
2 10 (47.62%) CSS
2 10 (47.62%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) XHTML
4 7 (33.33%) Publishing
5 6 (28.57%) CSS3
6 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) Social Media
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (23.81%) Banking
6 5 (23.81%) MySQL
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (19.05%) IIS
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) XSLT
7 4 (19.05%) Flash
7 4 (19.05%) MVC
7 4 (19.05%) Sitecore
8 3 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (14.29%) Content Management
8 3 (14.29%) FTP
8 3 (14.29%) W3C
9 2 (9.52%) ITSM
9 2 (9.52%) CMS
9 2 (9.52%) SEO
9 2 (9.52%) Umbraco

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.76%) WordPress
3 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
1 1 (4.76%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (33.33%) Publishing
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Web Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Content Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Web Content Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Web Team Leader
5 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) CSS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Flash Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Flash Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) CSS
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) XHTML
3 6 (28.57%) CSS3
4 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) XSLT
5 4 (19.05%) Flash
6 2 (9.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Social Media
2 3 (14.29%) W3C
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (19.05%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Content Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) SEO
4 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.76%) User Experience Design
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Adobe
2 4 (19.05%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.76%) Stellent
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle