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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 105 147 176
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +29
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 38 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 0.85% 0.51%
As % of the Applications category 10.92% 7.99% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 24
Average daily rate £325 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £123 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £500 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £301 £260
% change year-on-year
-0.33% +15.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £28.10 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.50% +12.38%
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
348 538 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.28% 10.61% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 373 447
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.85 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.75 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £21.25 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.34
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.47%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 50 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 45 (60.00%) User Experience
3 33 (44.00%) Adobe
4 31 (41.33%) HTML
5 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (30.67%) CSS
7 18 (24.00%) Project Management
8 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
9 13 (17.33%) Fireworks
9 13 (17.33%) jQuery
9 13 (17.33%) UX Design
9 13 (17.33%) HTML5
9 13 (17.33%) Mobile App
10 12 (16.00%) Apple iOS
10 12 (16.00%) Android
10 12 (16.00%) Games
11 11 (14.67%) Retail
11 11 (14.67%) Axure RP
11 11 (14.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 10 (13.33%) Front End Development
12 10 (13.33%) User Stories
12 10 (13.33%) Marketing
12 10 (13.33%) Degree
12 10 (13.33%) Use Case
12 10 (13.33%) Electronics
13 9 (12.00%) Dreamweaver
13 9 (12.00%) E-Commerce
13 9 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (10.67%) CSS3
14 8 (10.67%) Sass

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (9.33%) CMS
2 4 (5.33%) Node.js
3 2 (2.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.33%) DNN
4 1 (1.33%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Kentico
4 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (17.33%) Fireworks
3 11 (14.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (10.67%) MS Office
4 8 (10.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (9.33%) InDesign
5 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (2.67%) Acrobat
7 2 (2.67%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (2.67%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (1.33%) AutoCAD
8 1 (1.33%) FreeHand
8 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Unica
1 1 (1.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) GitHub
1 1 (1.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
1 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.33%) MySQL
1 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Axure RP
2 9 (12.00%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (8.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.33%) Grunt
4 4 (5.33%) gulp
4 4 (5.33%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.00%) JIRA
5 3 (4.00%) Mocha
5 3 (4.00%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.67%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.33%) Protractor
7 1 (1.33%) RSpec
7 1 (1.33%) WebStorm
7 1 (1.33%) Yeoman
General
1 12 (16.00%) Games
2 11 (14.67%) Retail
3 10 (13.33%) Electronics
3 10 (13.33%) Marketing
4 8 (10.67%) Finance
5 3 (4.00%) Publishing
6 2 (2.67%) Back Office
6 2 (2.67%) Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Law
6 2 (2.67%) Legal
7 1 (1.33%) Advertising
7 1 (1.33%) Front Office
7 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (64.00%) Designer
2 27 (36.00%) UX Designer
3 14 (18.67%) Developer
4 12 (16.00%) UI Designer
5 11 (14.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (12.00%) Visual Designer
7 8 (10.67%) Digital Designer
8 7 (9.33%) UI/UX Designer
9 6 (8.00%) Project Manager
10 5 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
11 4 (5.33%) Architect
11 4 (5.33%) Senior Designer
11 4 (5.33%) Senior UX Designer
12 2 (2.67%) Analyst
12 2 (2.67%) Junior
12 2 (2.67%) Junior Designer
12 2 (2.67%) Junior Digital Designer
12 2 (2.67%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.67%) User Experience Architect
12 2 (2.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.33%) HTML
2 23 (30.67%) CSS
3 13 (17.33%) HTML5
3 13 (17.33%) jQuery
4 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
4 8 (10.67%) CSS3
4 8 (10.67%) Sass
5 3 (4.00%) XML
6 2 (2.67%) Behat
6 2 (2.67%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.67%) React
6 2 (2.67%) RequireJS
6 2 (2.67%) Twig
6 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.33%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.33%) Browserify
7 1 (1.33%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.33%) LESS
7 1 (1.33%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (1.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (60.00%) User Experience
2 13 (17.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.00%) Graphic Design
4 5 (6.67%) Social Media
5 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.67%) Animation
7 2 (2.67%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.67%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.67%) Psychology
7 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.67%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.33%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.33%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.33%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Android
1 12 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.00%) Project Management
3 13 (17.33%) UX Design
4 10 (13.33%) Front End Development
4 10 (13.33%) Use Case
4 10 (13.33%) User Stories
5 9 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (10.67%) Typography
7 5 (6.67%) BDD
8 4 (5.33%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (5.33%) Content Management
8 4 (5.33%) Information Architecture
9 3 (4.00%) Data Management
9 3 (4.00%) Kanban
9 3 (4.00%) MVC
9 3 (4.00%) Scrum
9 3 (4.00%) TDD
9 3 (4.00%) Web Design
10 2 (2.67%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.33%) SQL
3 3 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (1.33%) C
4 1 (1.33%) Ruby
4 1 (1.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Adobe
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Twitter
4 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.33%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.33%) Selligent
4 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.33%) Zend
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