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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 149 176 152
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -24
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 47 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 0.54% 0.71%
As % of the Applications category 8.59% 4.84% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £219 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £530 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £260 £245
% change year-on-year
+20.19% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £22.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+27.51% +66.66%
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
547 661 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.77% 11.18% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 437 445
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £180 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 36
Average hourly rate £14.93 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.20% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £23.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 64 (57.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 57 (51.35%) HTML
3 52 (46.85%) CSS
4 49 (44.14%) User Experience
5 35 (31.53%) Adobe
6 29 (26.13%) JavaScript
7 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (19.82%) HTML5
8 22 (19.82%) Axure RP
9 19 (17.12%) CSS3
10 18 (16.22%) jQuery
10 18 (16.22%) Degree
11 17 (15.32%) Finance
12 16 (14.41%) Apple iOS
12 16 (14.41%) Mobile App
13 15 (13.51%) Android
13 15 (13.51%) Graphic Design
13 15 (13.51%) Marketing
14 14 (12.61%) Banking
14 14 (12.61%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (11.71%) Fireworks
16 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (9.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 11 (9.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 10 (9.01%) Sass
18 10 (9.01%) Dreamweaver
18 10 (9.01%) Retail
19 9 (8.11%) InDesign
19 9 (8.11%) Legal
19 9 (8.11%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.60%) CMS
2 3 (2.70%) Apache
2 3 (2.70%) IIS
3 2 (1.80%) Confluence
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.90%) Captiva
4 1 (0.90%) Node.js
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 64 (57.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (11.71%) Fireworks
3 11 (9.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (8.11%) InDesign
5 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
5 8 (7.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (5.41%) MS Project
6 6 (5.41%) Acrobat
7 4 (3.60%) MS Office
7 4 (3.60%) ImageReady
7 4 (3.60%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (2.70%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (2.70%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.90%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.90%) GIMP
9 1 (0.90%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Magento
1 1 (0.90%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Office 365
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (0.90%) Intranet
2 1 (0.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) MySQL
3 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (19.82%) Axure RP
2 11 (9.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (9.01%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (5.41%) Subversion
5 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.70%) JIRA
7 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.90%) QUnit
8 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 15 (13.51%) Marketing
3 14 (12.61%) Banking
4 10 (9.01%) Retail
5 9 (8.11%) Legal
6 6 (5.41%) Advertising
7 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
8 4 (3.60%) Financial Institution
8 4 (3.60%) Retail Banking
9 3 (2.70%) Multimedia
9 3 (2.70%) Games
9 3 (2.70%) Publishing
10 2 (1.80%) Law
11 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.90%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.90%) German Language
11 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (57.66%) Designer
2 30 (27.03%) Developer
3 21 (18.92%) UI Designer
4 20 (18.02%) UX Designer
5 13 (11.71%) Visual Designer
5 13 (11.71%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Web Designer
7 6 (5.41%) Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) Graphic Designer
8 5 (4.50%) UI Programmer
8 5 (4.50%) UI Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Designer
9 4 (3.60%) Lead Designer
9 4 (3.60%) HTML Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Interface Designer
10 3 (2.70%) Senior UX Designer
10 3 (2.70%) Lead Visual Designer
10 3 (2.70%) Motion Graphics Designer
11 2 (1.80%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (51.35%) HTML
2 52 (46.85%) CSS
3 22 (19.82%) HTML5
4 19 (17.12%) CSS3
5 18 (16.22%) jQuery
6 10 (9.01%) Sass
7 6 (5.41%) Ajax
7 6 (5.41%) LESS
8 5 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (4.50%) XML
9 4 (3.60%) DOM
9 4 (3.60%) .NET
10 3 (2.70%) SGML
10 3 (2.70%) Flash
10 3 (2.70%) XSL
11 2 (1.80%) JSP
11 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (0.90%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (44.14%) User Experience
2 16 (14.41%) Mobile App
3 15 (13.51%) Graphic Design
4 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.50%) W3C
6 4 (3.60%) E-Learning
6 4 (3.60%) Learning Management System
6 4 (3.60%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (2.70%) Motion Graphics
7 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.70%) Animation
7 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.80%) NHS
8 2 (1.80%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.80%) Social Media
8 2 (1.80%) Video Editing
8 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.90%) iPhone
9 1 (0.90%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.41%) Apple iOS
2 15 (13.51%) Android
3 6 (5.41%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) UNIX
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.61%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (8.11%) Project Management
4 8 (7.21%) Web Development
5 7 (6.31%) Scrum
5 7 (6.31%) Web Design
5 7 (6.31%) E-Commerce
5 7 (6.31%) OO
6 6 (5.41%) DSDM
6 6 (5.41%) Validation
6 6 (5.41%) Requirements Management
6 6 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (5.41%) Business Transformation
7 5 (4.50%) Email Marketing
8 4 (3.60%) SEO
8 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.60%) Information Architecture
9 3 (2.70%) Usability Testing
9 3 (2.70%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (1.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.13%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.50%) C#
3 4 (3.60%) PHP
4 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.90%) Lua
4 1 (0.90%) XAML
4 1 (0.90%) C
4 1 (0.90%) C++
4 1 (0.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 35 (31.53%) Adobe
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.60%) Apple
4 2 (1.80%) Google
5 1 (0.90%) Facebook
5 1 (0.90%) Twitter
5 1 (0.90%) Ektron
5 1 (0.90%) RedDot
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £80.00 - £130.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: market rate
Posted: 24 days ago