The first table below looks at the demand for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the East of England region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 132 102 113
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 11 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.99% 1.02%
As % of the Applications category 2.89% 7.21% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 16
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £144 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £38.86
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 - £35.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 - £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +41.02%
Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
380 319 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.24% 13.75% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 136 133
Average daily rate £315 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £143 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 67 83
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.23 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.50 £35.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Photoshop across the East of England region.

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop across the East of England region.

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 6 £275 +10.00% 7
Essex -3 3 £250 - 2
Cambridgeshire -11 1 £225 -37.93% 3
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 31 (65.96%) HTML
2 30 (63.83%) CSS
3 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
4 23 (48.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (42.55%) Adobe
6 18 (38.30%) CSS3
7 17 (36.17%) HTML5
7 17 (36.17%) E-Commerce
7 17 (36.17%) Retail
8 16 (34.04%) Finance
8 16 (34.04%) Manufacturing
9 14 (29.79%) Analytics
10 13 (27.66%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (25.53%) Web Design
11 12 (25.53%) XHTML
11 12 (25.53%) JSP
12 11 (23.40%) OO
12 11 (23.40%) W3C
13 10 (21.28%) Information Architecture
13 10 (21.28%) jQuery
14 9 (19.15%) Axure RP
14 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
15 7 (14.89%) Marketing
15 7 (14.89%) Advertising
16 6 (12.77%) B2B
17 5 (10.64%) B2C
17 5 (10.64%) Fireworks
17 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
17 5 (10.64%) .NET
17 5 (10.64%) Multimedia

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (6.38%) CMS
1 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (10.64%) Fireworks
2 5 (10.64%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (2.13%) InDesign
4 1 (2.13%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SiteCatalyst
1 2 (4.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) NUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.13%) Firebug
3 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 17 (36.17%) Retail
2 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 16 (34.04%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.89%) Marketing
3 7 (14.89%) Advertising
4 5 (10.64%) Multimedia
4 5 (10.64%) French Language
5 1 (2.13%) Local Government
5 1 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
5 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) Designer
3 15 (31.91%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (19.15%) User Experience Designer
5 7 (14.89%) Graphic Designer
6 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) UI Designer
8 2 (4.26%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.13%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.13%) HTML Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Web Administrator
9 1 (2.13%) Interface Designer
9 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Web Designer
9 1 (2.13%) Administrator
9 1 (2.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (65.96%) HTML
2 30 (63.83%) CSS
3 18 (38.30%) CSS3
4 17 (36.17%) HTML5
5 12 (25.53%) XHTML
5 12 (25.53%) JSP
6 10 (21.28%) jQuery
7 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
7 5 (10.64%) .NET
8 3 (6.38%) Flash
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.38%) WCF
8 3 (6.38%) LINQ
8 3 (6.38%) JSON
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (4.26%) Web Services
10 1 (2.13%) Ajax
10 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) W3C
2 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) RIA
4 2 (4.26%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.26%) Animation
5 1 (2.13%) Streaming Music
5 1 (2.13%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
5 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.13%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.13%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.26%) Android
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) E-Commerce
2 14 (29.79%) Analytics
3 13 (27.66%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (25.53%) Web Design
5 11 (23.40%) OO
6 10 (21.28%) Information Architecture
7 6 (12.77%) B2B
8 5 (10.64%) B2C
8 5 (10.64%) Competitor Analysis
8 5 (10.64%) Web Development
8 5 (10.64%) Usability Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Web Analytics
9 3 (6.38%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (4.26%) SEO
11 1 (2.13%) Content Management
11 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.13%) MVC
11 1 (2.13%) iOS Development
11 1 (2.13%) Rapid Prototyping
11 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.38%) PHP
2 3 (6.38%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.13%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Adobe
2 2 (4.26%) iRise
3 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.13%) Atlassian