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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 129 96 112
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +16
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 13 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 1.05% 1.00%
As % of the Applications category 3.21% 7.42% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 17
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £144 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £38.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +14.10%
Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
405 337 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.84% 14.11% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 142 158
Average daily rate £325 £286 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.83% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £144 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 72 89
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.23 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.44%
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 22 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
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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 -3 6 £275 +10.00% 4
Essex -2 3 £250 - 2
Norfolk - 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -14 1 £225 -35.71% 6
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 29 (65.91%) HTML
2 28 (63.64%) CSS
3 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
3 23 (52.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (45.45%) Adobe
5 17 (38.64%) HTML5
5 17 (38.64%) CSS3
6 13 (29.55%) E-Commerce
6 13 (29.55%) Retail
7 12 (27.27%) Finance
7 12 (27.27%) Manufacturing
8 11 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (25.00%) Analytics
9 10 (22.73%) jQuery
9 10 (22.73%) Web Design
9 10 (22.73%) XHTML
9 10 (22.73%) W3C
9 10 (22.73%) JSP
10 9 (20.45%) OO
10 9 (20.45%) Mobile App
10 9 (20.45%) Axure RP
11 7 (15.91%) Marketing
11 7 (15.91%) Advertising
12 5 (11.36%) Multimedia
12 5 (11.36%) Fireworks
12 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
12 5 (11.36%) .NET
12 5 (11.36%) Web Development
12 5 (11.36%) French Language
12 5 (11.36%) Information Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (6.82%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) WordPress
2 2 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (52.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (11.36%) Fireworks
3 3 (6.82%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (4.55%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (4.55%) Acrobat
5 1 (2.27%) InDesign
5 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SiteCatalyst
1 2 (4.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Axure RP
2 3 (6.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) NUnit
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Firebug
4 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (29.55%) Retail
2 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 7 (15.91%) Marketing
3 7 (15.91%) Advertising
4 5 (11.36%) Multimedia
4 5 (11.36%) French Language
5 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
5 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) Designer
3 13 (29.55%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (15.91%) User Experience Designer
4 7 (15.91%) Graphic Designer
5 5 (11.36%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) UI Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Junior
8 1 (2.27%) Interface Designer
8 1 (2.27%) Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.27%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.27%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Web Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (65.91%) HTML
2 28 (63.64%) CSS
3 17 (38.64%) HTML5
3 17 (38.64%) CSS3
4 10 (22.73%) jQuery
4 10 (22.73%) XHTML
4 10 (22.73%) JSP
5 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
5 5 (11.36%) .NET
6 4 (9.09%) JSON
6 4 (9.09%) Flash
7 3 (6.82%) WCF
7 3 (6.82%) LINQ
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.27%) Web Services
9 1 (2.27%) XML
9 1 (2.27%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) W3C
2 9 (20.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.82%) RIA
4 2 (4.55%) Animation
5 1 (2.27%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.27%) Streaming Music
5 1 (2.27%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.27%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Phone
2 2 (4.55%) Android
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) E-Commerce
2 11 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (25.00%) Analytics
3 10 (22.73%) Web Design
4 9 (20.45%) OO
5 5 (11.36%) Web Development
5 5 (11.36%) Information Architecture
6 4 (9.09%) B2B
7 3 (6.82%) B2C
7 3 (6.82%) Competitor Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Usability Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.55%) Time Management
8 2 (4.55%) Web Analytics
8 2 (4.55%) SEO
9 1 (2.27%) Project Management
9 1 (2.27%) CRM
9 1 (2.27%) MVC
9 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.82%) PHP
2 3 (6.82%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) WCAG
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Adobe
2 1 (2.27%) Google
2 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.27%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.27%) Facebook
2 1 (2.27%) Twitter
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