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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 136 151 184
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +33
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 61 75 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 1.03% 0.53%
As % of the Applications category 8.16% 8.85% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 50 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £145 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £288 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.75 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -2.77%
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
748 847 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.66% 11.68% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 542 621
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 44 61
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £52.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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 30 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 82 (59.85%) CSS
2 80 (58.39%) HTML
3 76 (55.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 67 (48.91%) Adobe
5 58 (42.34%) User Experience
6 40 (29.20%) JavaScript
7 38 (27.74%) CSS3
8 35 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (23.36%) InDesign
10 29 (21.17%) Finance
10 29 (21.17%) HTML5
11 27 (19.71%) Android
12 25 (18.25%) jQuery
13 23 (16.79%) Flash
14 22 (16.06%) Social Media
15 21 (15.33%) Axure RP
16 20 (14.60%) Marketing
16 20 (14.60%) Degree
16 20 (14.60%) Banking
17 17 (12.41%) iPhone
17 17 (12.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (10.95%) Dreamweaver
19 15 (10.95%) Fireworks
19 15 (10.95%) Responsive Web Design
20 14 (10.22%) Mobile App
20 14 (10.22%) XML
20 14 (10.22%) CMS
20 14 (10.22%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 14 (10.22%) CMS
2 12 (8.76%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.84%) Umbraco
3 8 (5.84%) Node.js
4 6 (4.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (3.65%) WordPress
5 5 (3.65%) IIS
6 3 (2.19%) Apache
6 3 (2.19%) Joomla!
6 3 (2.19%) Sitefinity
6 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.73%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.73%) Captiva
7 1 (0.73%) TeamSite
Applications
1 76 (55.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 32 (23.36%) InDesign
3 17 (12.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (10.95%) Fireworks
5 14 (10.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (8.03%) Adobe After Effects
7 10 (7.30%) MS Office
7 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
8 8 (5.84%) MS Project
9 7 (5.11%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (2.92%) Acrobat
11 2 (1.46%) GIMP
12 1 (0.73%) ImageReady
12 1 (0.73%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.73%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) Intranet
2 4 (2.92%) Internet
3 2 (1.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) MySQL
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.73%) MS Access
5 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (15.33%) Axure RP
2 15 (10.95%) Dreamweaver
3 12 (8.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 9 (6.57%) Subversion
5 8 (5.84%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.38%) NUnit
6 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Blend
7 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.92%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.92%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.92%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.92%) Capybara
7 4 (2.92%) Sinon.JS
7 4 (2.92%) Sublime Text
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 29 (21.17%) Finance
2 20 (14.60%) Banking
2 20 (14.60%) Marketing
3 13 (9.49%) Retail
4 8 (5.84%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.11%) Legal
6 6 (4.38%) Publishing
7 5 (3.65%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.46%) Law
8 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.73%) Games
9 1 (0.73%) Advertising
9 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.73%) German Language
9 1 (0.73%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (55.47%) Designer
2 42 (30.66%) Developer
3 20 (14.60%) Digital Designer
4 17 (12.41%) UX Designer
4 17 (12.41%) Front-End Developer
5 16 (11.68%) UI Designer
6 11 (8.03%) Photoshop Designer
6 11 (8.03%) Visual Designer
7 10 (7.30%) UI Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Web Designer
9 6 (4.38%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Designer
9 6 (4.38%) UI Programmer
10 5 (3.65%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Interface Designer
10 5 (3.65%) Graphic Designer
11 4 (2.92%) Web Manager
12 3 (2.19%) Senior Developer
13 2 (1.46%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (59.85%) CSS
2 80 (58.39%) HTML
3 38 (27.74%) CSS3
4 29 (21.17%) HTML5
5 25 (18.25%) jQuery
6 23 (16.79%) Flash
7 14 (10.22%) XML
8 12 (8.76%) .NET
9 11 (8.03%) Ajax
10 10 (7.30%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.84%) ASP.NET
12 7 (5.11%) Web Services
12 7 (5.11%) .NET Framework
13 6 (4.38%) JSON
13 6 (4.38%) WPF
13 6 (4.38%) Silverlight
13 6 (4.38%) Backbone.js
13 6 (4.38%) Sass
14 5 (3.65%) LESS
15 4 (2.92%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (42.34%) User Experience
2 22 (16.06%) Social Media
3 17 (12.41%) iPhone
4 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (10.22%) Mobile App
6 10 (7.30%) Graphic Design
7 5 (3.65%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.92%) Animation
9 3 (2.19%) W3C
9 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.19%) Online Banking
9 3 (2.19%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.46%) Wiki
10 2 (1.46%) Open Source
10 2 (1.46%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.46%) E-Learning
10 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.73%) BBC
11 1 (0.73%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.73%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.71%) Android
2 12 (8.76%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.84%) Windows
4 3 (2.19%) UNIX
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (10.95%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (9.49%) Content Management
5 12 (8.76%) Project Management
6 11 (8.03%) OO
6 11 (8.03%) Scrum
6 11 (8.03%) TDD
6 11 (8.03%) Usability Testing
7 10 (7.30%) SEO
7 10 (7.30%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.57%) Web Development
9 7 (5.11%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (5.11%) MVC
10 6 (4.38%) DSDM
10 6 (4.38%) Validation
10 6 (4.38%) Requirements Management
10 6 (4.38%) Business Transformation
11 5 (3.65%) BDD
11 5 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.20%) JavaScript
2 13 (9.49%) Java
3 10 (7.30%) PHP
3 10 (7.30%) C#
4 6 (4.38%) XAML
5 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.46%) SQL
6 2 (1.46%) Ruby
7 1 (0.73%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.73%) VB
7 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.73%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.73%) Python
7 1 (0.73%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.73%) C++
7 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (14.60%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.73%) WCAG
Vendors
1 67 (48.91%) Adobe
2 8 (5.84%) Apple
3 6 (4.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.38%) Google
3 6 (4.38%) EPiServer
3 6 (4.38%) Sitecore
3 6 (4.38%) Ektron
4 4 (2.92%) RedDot
5 3 (2.19%) Facebook
6 2 (1.46%) ExactTarget
6 2 (1.46%) Lyris
6 2 (1.46%) Nokia
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle
7 1 (0.73%) SAP
7 1 (0.73%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.73%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.73%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.73%) Twitter
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