The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 147 136 144
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 48 69 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 1.16% 0.98%
As % of the Applications category 7.27% 9.69% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 46
Average daily rate
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£275 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £281 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.64 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.92% -40.00%
Photoshop
London

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

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
660 712 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.00% 11.93% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 470 527
Average daily rate £384 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £522 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 36
Average hourly rate £16.07 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.51 £24.85 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Photoshop Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 57 (64.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 51 (57.95%) HTML
3 50 (56.82%) User Experience
4 46 (52.27%) CSS
5 39 (44.32%) Adobe
6 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 21 (23.86%) HTML5
8 18 (20.45%) jQuery
9 16 (18.18%) CSS3
10 15 (17.05%) Axure RP
11 12 (13.64%) Marketing
11 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (12.50%) Fireworks
12 11 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (11.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 10 (11.36%) Finance
13 10 (11.36%) Graphic Design
14 9 (10.23%) Web Design
14 9 (10.23%) Retail
14 9 (10.23%) Sass
14 9 (10.23%) LESS
15 8 (9.09%) Mobile App
15 8 (9.09%) Advertising
16 7 (7.95%) CMS
17 6 (6.82%) InDesign
17 6 (6.82%) Web Development
17 6 (6.82%) Degree
17 6 (6.82%) AngularJS
17 6 (6.82%) Android
17 6 (6.82%) Apple iOS

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (7.95%) CMS
2 3 (3.41%) Node.js
3 1 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.14%) uiautomator
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.14%) WordPress
3 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Confluence
3 1 (1.14%) Kentico
Applications
1 57 (64.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (12.50%) Fireworks
3 10 (11.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (6.82%) InDesign
5 4 (4.55%) ImageReady
6 3 (3.41%) MS Office
6 3 (3.41%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
7 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
7 2 (2.27%) Acrobat
7 2 (2.27%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (1.14%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (1.14%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) SWIFTNet
1 1 (1.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Axure RP
2 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (3.41%) JIRA
3 3 (3.41%) Subversion
3 3 (3.41%) Grunt
4 2 (2.27%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.27%) GCC
5 1 (1.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.14%) QUnit
5 1 (1.14%) Gradle
5 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.14%) Yeoman
5 1 (1.14%) Appium
5 1 (1.14%) Maven
5 1 (1.14%) Ant
5 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.14%) Mocha
General
1 12 (13.64%) Marketing
2 10 (11.36%) Finance
3 9 (10.23%) Retail
4 8 (9.09%) Advertising
5 4 (4.55%) Games
5 4 (4.55%) Banking
6 2 (2.27%) Arabic Language
6 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Publishing
7 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.14%) Electronics
7 1 (1.14%) Law
7 1 (1.14%) Legal
7 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (62.50%) Designer
2 23 (26.14%) UI Designer
3 21 (23.86%) Developer
3 21 (23.86%) UX Designer
4 10 (11.36%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Junior
5 6 (6.82%) Junior Designer
5 6 (6.82%) Visual Designer
6 4 (4.55%) HTML Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Interface Designer
7 3 (3.41%) Senior Designer
8 2 (2.27%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (2.27%) Photoshop Designer
8 2 (2.27%) Web Designer
8 2 (2.27%) Analyst
9 1 (1.14%) Architect
9 1 (1.14%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.14%) Author
9 1 (1.14%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (57.95%) HTML
2 46 (52.27%) CSS
3 21 (23.86%) HTML5
4 18 (20.45%) jQuery
5 16 (18.18%) CSS3
6 9 (10.23%) Sass
6 9 (10.23%) LESS
7 6 (6.82%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (4.55%) Flash
10 3 (3.41%) XML
10 3 (3.41%) Ajax
10 3 (3.41%) Backbone.js
11 2 (2.27%) React
11 2 (2.27%) XHTML
11 2 (2.27%) .NET
12 1 (1.14%) JSP
12 1 (1.14%) Web Services
12 1 (1.14%) RSS
12 1 (1.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 50 (56.82%) User Experience
2 10 (11.36%) Graphic Design
3 8 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.55%) Animation
4 4 (4.55%) W3C
5 3 (3.41%) Photography
5 3 (3.41%) Copywriting
5 3 (3.41%) Social Media
5 3 (3.41%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.27%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.27%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.27%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.14%) Statistics
7 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.14%) NHS
7 1 (1.14%) DTV
7 1 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Android
1 6 (6.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.14%) CentOS
2 1 (1.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) Linux
2 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (10.23%) Web Design
4 6 (6.82%) Web Development
5 5 (5.68%) Information Architecture
5 5 (5.68%) Email Marketing
5 5 (5.68%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (5.68%) Usability Testing
6 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.55%) OO
6 4 (4.55%) Scrum
7 3 (3.41%) Mobile Development
7 3 (3.41%) MVC
7 3 (3.41%) SEO
7 3 (3.41%) Content Management
7 3 (3.41%) Analytics
8 2 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (2.27%) Time Management
8 2 (2.27%) Use Case
8 2 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.68%) PHP
3 1 (1.14%) SQL
3 1 (1.14%) XAML
3 1 (1.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 39 (44.32%) Adobe
2 5 (5.68%) Google
3 3 (3.41%) DoubleClick
3 3 (3.41%) Twitter
4 2 (2.27%) Facebook
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.14%) Zend
5 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.14%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.14%) VMware
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
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