The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 114 92 98
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 9 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 1.31% 1.14%
As % of the Applications category 2.85% 8.45% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 12
Average daily rate
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£275 £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £260 £245
% change year-on-year
+20.19% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £72.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £22.50 £10.99
% change year-on-year
+27.51% +104.82%
Photoshop
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
316 355 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.36% 15.46% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 161 157
Average daily rate £288 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 76 61
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.63 £23.33 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Photoshop Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 January 2015. 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 -6 5 £350 +47.36% 7
Cambridgeshire -19 2 £275 +0.91% 6
Norfolk - 2 £275 -
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 49 (75.38%) HTML
2 41 (63.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 41 (63.08%) User Experience
3 39 (60.00%) CSS
4 26 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 24 (36.92%) E-Commerce
6 22 (33.85%) HTML5
7 21 (32.31%) Adobe
8 19 (29.23%) Retail
9 18 (27.69%) Marketing
9 18 (27.69%) Web Development
10 17 (26.15%) Axure RP
11 15 (23.08%) Graphic Design
11 15 (23.08%) CSS3
12 13 (20.00%) Flash
12 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (16.92%) Web Design
13 11 (16.92%) Finance
14 10 (15.38%) Adobe After Effects
15 9 (13.85%) Information Architecture
15 9 (13.85%) Web Accessibility
16 8 (12.31%) OmniGraffle
16 8 (12.31%) jQuery
16 8 (12.31%) Manufacturing
17 7 (10.77%) InDesign
17 7 (10.77%) Degree
18 6 (9.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 6 (9.23%) Scrum
18 6 (9.23%) Multimedia
18 6 (9.23%) Adobe Creative Suite

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.08%) WordPress
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 41 (63.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (15.38%) Adobe After Effects
3 8 (12.31%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (10.77%) InDesign
5 6 (9.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (7.69%) Fireworks
7 3 (4.62%) Acrobat
8 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (1.54%) Maya
9 1 (1.54%) 3ds Max
9 1 (1.54%) MS Office
9 1 (1.54%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) Intranet
1 5 (7.69%) Internet
1 5 (7.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Axure RP
2 6 (9.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.08%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.54%) Xcode
5 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
General
1 19 (29.23%) Retail
2 18 (27.69%) Marketing
3 11 (16.92%) Finance
4 8 (12.31%) Manufacturing
5 6 (9.23%) Multimedia
6 4 (6.15%) Advertising
7 2 (3.08%) Publishing
8 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (60.00%) Designer
2 18 (27.69%) Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Digital Designer
4 11 (16.92%) Photoshop Designer
5 10 (15.38%) Web Designer
6 8 (12.31%) UX Designer
6 8 (12.31%) Web Developer
7 6 (9.23%) User Experience Consultant
7 6 (9.23%) Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) UI Designer
8 4 (6.15%) User Experience Architect
8 4 (6.15%) Architect
9 3 (4.62%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Creative Designer
9 3 (4.62%) Creative Web Designer
9 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.08%) WordPress Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Lead Architect
10 2 (3.08%) CSS Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (75.38%) HTML
2 39 (60.00%) CSS
3 22 (33.85%) HTML5
4 15 (23.08%) CSS3
5 13 (20.00%) Flash
6 8 (12.31%) jQuery
7 4 (6.15%) Spring
8 3 (4.62%) Ember.js
9 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.08%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.08%) Ajax
10 1 (1.54%) XHTML
10 1 (1.54%) J2EE
10 1 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (1.54%) Sass
10 1 (1.54%) LESS
10 1 (1.54%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (63.08%) User Experience
2 15 (23.08%) Graphic Design
3 6 (9.23%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.62%) Psychology
4 3 (4.62%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.08%) W3C
6 1 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.54%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.54%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.54%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.54%) Kinect
6 1 (1.54%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.54%) Physics
6 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.54%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
1 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.54%) Android
1 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) E-Commerce
2 18 (27.69%) Web Development
3 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.92%) Web Design
5 9 (13.85%) Information Architecture
5 9 (13.85%) Web Accessibility
6 6 (9.23%) Scrum
7 5 (7.69%) B2B
7 5 (7.69%) B2C
7 5 (7.69%) Competitor Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) Usability Testing
8 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.62%) SEO
9 3 (4.62%) Workflow
9 3 (4.62%) Project Management
10 2 (3.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.08%) Graceful Degradation
10 2 (3.08%) Progressive Enhancement
10 2 (3.08%) CRM
11 1 (1.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.15%) Java
3 3 (4.62%) PHP
4 1 (1.54%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) C++
4 1 (1.54%) Lua
4 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Adobe
2 4 (6.15%) IBM
3 3 (4.62%) Endeca
4 1 (1.54%) ATG
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) Venda
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore