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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 79 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.094% 0.12% 0.59%
As % of the Applications category 1.09% 1.16% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 - £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £310 £250
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
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
92 86 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.63% 10.32% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 26
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £495 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -46.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.00 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe
3 3 (50.00%) User Experience
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Flash
4 2 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (33.33%) Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (33.33%) Fireworks
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) Grunt
5 1 (16.67%) Bower
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) gulp
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (33.33%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) Bower
2 1 (16.67%) gulp
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Designer
2 3 (50.00%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Web Designer
3 2 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (33.33%) UI Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Flash
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (16.67%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Web Design
1 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) XAML
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe