The first table below looks at the demand for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Cambridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 40 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.82% 1.55% 1.26%
As % of the Applications category 7.89% 10.00% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £165 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +84.21%
Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
38 60 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.41% 15.54% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 17
Average daily rate £228 £285 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.91% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £325 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £12.85 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £36.05 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Photoshop
Cambridgeshire

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) RIA
3 1 (25.00%) W3C
3 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Firebug
1 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Development
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) RIA
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe