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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 150 149 147
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 49 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 0.93% 0.94%
As % of the Applications category 7.78% 8.27% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 39
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£388 £375 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £274 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £521 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.64 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.86 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.95% -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
630 701 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.58% 11.30% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 459 501
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 37
Average hourly rate £16.07 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £22.70 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 69 (69.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 56 (56.57%) User Experience
3 55 (55.56%) HTML
4 48 (48.48%) CSS
5 43 (43.43%) Adobe
6 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
7 22 (22.22%) HTML5
8 18 (18.18%) jQuery
8 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (17.17%) Axure RP
9 17 (17.17%) CSS3
10 13 (13.13%) Android
11 12 (12.12%) Apple iOS
11 12 (12.12%) Mobile App
11 12 (12.12%) Degree
11 12 (12.12%) Graphic Design
11 12 (12.12%) Marketing
11 12 (12.12%) Finance
12 11 (11.11%) Banking
12 11 (11.11%) Web Design
12 11 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (10.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 9 (9.09%) Sass
14 9 (9.09%) LESS
14 9 (9.09%) InDesign
14 9 (9.09%) Advertising
14 9 (9.09%) Fireworks
15 8 (8.08%) Retail
16 7 (7.07%) CMS
16 7 (7.07%) Balsamiq Mockups

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (7.07%) CMS
2 2 (2.02%) Node.js
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.01%) WordPress
3 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.01%) Kentico
Applications
1 69 (69.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (10.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (9.09%) Fireworks
3 9 (9.09%) InDesign
4 5 (5.05%) Acrobat
5 3 (3.03%) ImageReady
5 3 (3.03%) MS Office
5 3 (3.03%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.02%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (1.01%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (1.01%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) SWIFTNet
1 1 (1.01%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (17.17%) Axure RP
2 7 (7.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (3.03%) Subversion
3 3 (3.03%) Grunt
4 2 (2.02%) GCC
4 2 (2.02%) JIRA
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.01%) Maven
5 1 (1.01%) Ant
5 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.01%) QUnit
5 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.01%) Gradle
5 1 (1.01%) Yeoman
General
1 12 (12.12%) Finance
1 12 (12.12%) Marketing
2 11 (11.11%) Banking
3 9 (9.09%) Advertising
4 8 (8.08%) Retail
5 4 (4.04%) Games
6 2 (2.02%) Arabic Language
6 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (1.01%) Legal
7 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.01%) German Language
7 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (68.69%) Designer
2 32 (32.32%) UI Designer
3 23 (23.23%) UX Designer
4 22 (22.22%) Developer
5 10 (10.10%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (9.09%) Visual Designer
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Designer
8 4 (4.04%) Interface Designer
8 4 (4.04%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Junior Designer
9 3 (3.03%) Junior
9 3 (3.03%) HTML Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Graphic Designer
10 2 (2.02%) Photoshop Designer
10 2 (2.02%) UI Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Web Designer
10 2 (2.02%) Analyst
10 2 (2.02%) Senior UI Designer
10 2 (2.02%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (55.56%) HTML
2 48 (48.48%) CSS
3 22 (22.22%) HTML5
4 18 (18.18%) jQuery
5 17 (17.17%) CSS3
6 9 (9.09%) Sass
6 9 (9.09%) LESS
7 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (5.05%) Flash
8 2 (2.02%) XHTML
8 2 (2.02%) .NET
8 2 (2.02%) XML
8 2 (2.02%) Ajax
8 2 (2.02%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.01%) React
9 1 (1.01%) HTML5 Canvas
9 1 (1.01%) Ember.js
9 1 (1.01%) Underscore.js
9 1 (1.01%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 56 (56.57%) User Experience
2 12 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 12 (12.12%) Graphic Design
3 4 (4.04%) Animation
3 4 (4.04%) W3C
3 4 (4.04%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.03%) Photography
5 2 (2.02%) RIA
5 2 (2.02%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.02%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.02%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.02%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.02%) Social Media
6 1 (1.01%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.01%) Statistics
6 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Android
2 12 (12.12%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.06%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.01%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.11%) Web Design
2 11 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (6.06%) Information Architecture
3 6 (6.06%) Web Development
3 6 (6.06%) Usability Testing
4 4 (4.04%) Email Marketing
4 4 (4.04%) Scrum
4 4 (4.04%) OO
4 4 (4.04%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (3.03%) Analytics
6 2 (2.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (2.02%) Mobile Development
6 2 (2.02%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (2.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.02%) Interactive Advertising
6 2 (2.02%) Use Case
6 2 (2.02%) Time Management
6 2 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.05%) PHP
3 1 (1.01%) SQL
3 1 (1.01%) XAML
3 1 (1.01%) Lua
3 1 (1.01%) PHP5
3 1 (1.01%) C
3 1 (1.01%) C#
3 1 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) SLA
1 1 (1.01%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (43.43%) Adobe
2 5 (5.05%) Google
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.03%) DoubleClick
5 2 (2.02%) Twitter
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle
6 1 (1.01%) VMware
6 1 (1.01%) Zend
6 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.01%) Facebook
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