The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 67 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 2 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.24% 1.20% 0.70%
As % of the Applications category 2.13% 13.10% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£260 £400 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +49.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £288 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.52% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
Photoshop
North West

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

Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
94 84 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.42% 9.17% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 24 37
Average daily rate £260 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 15
Average hourly rate £16.16 £25.50 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% +67.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £44.90 £34.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - - - - 3
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Warrington - - - -
Photoshop
North West

Photoshop
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) Adobe
2 3 (75.00%) CINEMA 4D
2 3 (75.00%) Maya
3 2 (50.00%) 3ds Max
3 2 (50.00%) WebGL
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (25.00%) Sony
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Perforce
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Maya
1 3 (75.00%) CINEMA 4D
2 2 (50.00%) 3ds Max
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WebGL
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Sony
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce