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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 49 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 16 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.09% 0.61% 1.05%
As % of the Applications category 16.00% 4.04% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£213 £348 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.84% +73.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -2.77%
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
100 99 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.07% 15.11% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 61 63
Average daily rate £315 £288 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.56% -21.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £132 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £411 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.98 £15.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.00 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £16.30 £18.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 18 (69.23%) Adobe
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) XHTML
4 8 (30.77%) Publishing
5 7 (26.92%) Flash
5 7 (26.92%) Banking
6 6 (23.08%) Social Media
6 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (19.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (19.23%) ITSM
7 5 (19.23%) FTP
7 5 (19.23%) W3C
7 5 (19.23%) CSS3
8 4 (15.38%) jQuery
8 4 (15.38%) MySQL
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
9 3 (11.54%) IIS
9 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
9 3 (11.54%) C#
9 3 (11.54%) .NET
9 3 (11.54%) XML
9 3 (11.54%) XSLT
9 3 (11.54%) MVC
9 3 (11.54%) CMS
9 3 (11.54%) Content Management
9 3 (11.54%) Sitecore
10 2 (7.69%) Web Application Development
10 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Umbraco
2 2 (7.69%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.85%) WebTrends
2 1 (3.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (30.77%) Publishing
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Web Manager
3 7 (26.92%) Web Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Web Content Manager
4 6 (23.08%) Content Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
6 3 (11.54%) Applications Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Web Team Leader
6 3 (11.54%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Designer
7 2 (7.69%) CSS Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Flash Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Graphic Designer
7 2 (7.69%) Flash Designer
8 1 (3.85%) Junior
8 1 (3.85%) Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) CSS
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) XHTML
3 7 (26.92%) Flash
4 5 (19.23%) CSS3
5 4 (15.38%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) XSLT
7 2 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Social Media
2 5 (19.23%) W3C
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (19.23%) ITSM
3 3 (11.54%) MVC
3 3 (11.54%) Content Management
4 2 (7.69%) Web Application Development
4 2 (7.69%) SEO
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience Design
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Adobe
2 3 (11.54%) Sitecore
3 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 2 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Stellent