The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 19 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.28% 4.37% -
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £260 £230
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.43 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-10.30% +92.30%
Photoshop
Cheshire

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

Applications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
12 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.84% 13.11% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Average daily rate £343 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% -14.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £155 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £381 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £23.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.95% -30.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Photoshop
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) UX Design
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Fireworks

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Creative Designer
2 1 (25.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (25.00%) UX Design
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe