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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 143 158 135
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 22 51 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.87% 1.08%
As % of the Applications category 6.40% 6.80% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 33
Median daily rate £350 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £190 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £14.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+91.15% -37.22%
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
344 750 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.23% 12.80% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 529 479
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 36
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.53 £29.40 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Photoshop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 July 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 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 30 (65.22%) HTML
2 27 (58.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (52.17%) User Experience
4 23 (50.00%) Adobe
5 21 (45.65%) CSS
6 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
7 15 (32.61%) jQuery
8 12 (26.09%) Degree
9 11 (23.91%) Web Development
9 11 (23.91%) Mobile App
10 10 (21.74%) CSS3
10 10 (21.74%) Front End Development
10 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (21.74%) HTML5
11 9 (19.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 9 (19.57%) Axure RP
11 9 (19.57%) Project Management
12 8 (17.39%) Psychology
12 8 (17.39%) Digital Media
13 7 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (15.22%) Sass
13 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
13 7 (15.22%) Graphic Design
13 7 (15.22%) Web Design
13 7 (15.22%) PHP
14 6 (13.04%) CMS
14 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
14 6 (13.04%) Ajax
14 6 (13.04%) Wireframes
14 6 (13.04%) Adobe Creative Suite

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) WordPress
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (58.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (13.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (8.70%) GIMP
4 3 (6.52%) Fireworks
4 3 (6.52%) MS Office
5 2 (4.35%) InVision
5 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.17%) 3ds Max
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (2.17%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (2.17%) FreeHand
6 1 (2.17%) InDesign
6 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
6 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.17%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) GitHub
1 1 (2.17%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Axure RP
1 9 (19.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.87%) Grunt
4 4 (8.70%) gulp
5 3 (6.52%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (2.17%) Bower
6 1 (2.17%) CocoaPods
6 1 (2.17%) Firebug
6 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.17%) JIRA
6 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.17%) Protractor
6 1 (2.17%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.17%) webpack
6 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
1 5 (10.87%) Marketing
1 5 (10.87%) Multimedia
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Games
2 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Interactive Media
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Designer
2 18 (39.13%) Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (17.39%) Visual Designer
5 7 (15.22%) UX Designer
6 6 (13.04%) UI Designer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Designer
8 4 (8.70%) Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Architect
9 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Senior UI Designer
9 3 (6.52%) Senior Visual Designer
9 3 (6.52%) UI Developer
10 2 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Intranet Manager
10 2 (4.35%) Intranet Project Manager
10 2 (4.35%) Senior User Experience Architect
10 2 (4.35%) UI/UX Designer
10 2 (4.35%) User Experience Architect
10 2 (4.35%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (65.22%) HTML
2 21 (45.65%) CSS
3 15 (32.61%) jQuery
4 10 (21.74%) CSS3
4 10 (21.74%) HTML5
5 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
5 7 (15.22%) Sass
5 7 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (13.04%) Ajax
7 4 (8.70%) Node.js
7 4 (8.70%) Semantic HTML
7 4 (8.70%) XHTML
7 4 (8.70%) XML
8 2 (4.35%) JSON
8 2 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.35%) LESS
8 2 (4.35%) RESTful
9 1 (2.17%) Apache Flex
9 1 (2.17%) LAMP
9 1 (2.17%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (52.17%) User Experience
2 11 (23.91%) Mobile App
3 8 (17.39%) Digital Media
3 8 (17.39%) Psychology
4 7 (15.22%) Graphic Design
5 4 (8.70%) Animation
6 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.52%) NHS
7 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (2.17%) Blog
8 1 (2.17%) Interactive TV
8 1 (2.17%) iPad
8 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.17%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
8 1 (2.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Web Development
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Front End Development
3 9 (19.57%) Project Management
4 7 (15.22%) Web Design
5 6 (13.04%) Wireframes
6 5 (10.87%) Content Management
7 4 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (8.70%) SEO
8 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.52%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 3 (6.52%) Prototyping
8 3 (6.52%) Validation
9 2 (4.35%) Data Management
9 2 (4.35%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (4.35%) MVC
9 2 (4.35%) Performance Optimisation
9 2 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.22%) PHP
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (6.52%) Twitter
3 2 (4.35%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.17%) Facebook
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Sage
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.17%) Tableau