The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Cheshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 61 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.65% 0.72%
As % of the Applications category 2.08% 7.81% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£195 £218 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.23 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+38.67% -16.79%
Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
96 64 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.05% 8.34% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 39
Average daily rate £300 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £93 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £428 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.97 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £42.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Photoshop
North West

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 30 July 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
Warrington -15 1 - - 1
Alderley Edge - - - -
Chester - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Photoshop
North West

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Fireworks
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Social Media
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (20.00%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Sony
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) Perforce
4 1 (20.00%) Maya
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (80.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (60.00%) Fireworks
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (20.00%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (20.00%) Maya
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Creative Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
1 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Sony
2 1 (20.00%) Perforce
Cheshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 225-275 Per Day
Posted: 27 days ago