The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 78 78 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 12 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.31% 1.07%
As % of the Applications category 9.16% 2.94% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £175 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -39.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £22.50 £16.23
% change year-on-year
-37.22% +38.67%
Photoshop
Scotland

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

Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
131 136 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.13% 10.63% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 79 38
Average daily rate £325 £325 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £417 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 8
Average hourly rate £10.00 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Photoshop Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 18 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (58.33%) CSS
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
3 13 (54.17%) User Experience
4 12 (50.00%) Adobe
5 10 (41.67%) Dreamweaver
5 10 (41.67%) InDesign
6 8 (33.33%) HTML5
7 7 (29.17%) Axure RP
7 7 (29.17%) CSS3
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) CMS
9 5 (20.83%) Web Design
9 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
9 5 (20.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (16.67%) Information Architecture
10 4 (16.67%) jQuery
10 4 (16.67%) LiveCycle
11 3 (12.50%) UX Design
11 3 (12.50%) Time Management
11 3 (12.50%) Content Management
11 3 (12.50%) Banking
11 3 (12.50%) Usability Engineering
11 3 (12.50%) Intranet
11 3 (12.50%) Internet
11 3 (12.50%) Extranet
11 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
12 2 (8.33%) Flash
12 2 (8.33%) Fireworks

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (25.00%) CMS
2 4 (16.67%) LiveCycle
3 1 (4.17%) Drupal
3 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (41.67%) InDesign
3 5 (20.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (8.33%) Fireworks
5 1 (4.17%) MS Office
5 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
5 1 (4.17%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Intranet
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
1 3 (12.50%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (29.17%) Axure RP
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) NetBeans
4 1 (4.17%) PhpStorm
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Designer
2 7 (29.17%) UX Designer
3 6 (25.00%) Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) User Experience Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Digital Designer
6 2 (8.33%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) User Experience Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Graphic Designer
7 1 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Trainee Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Trainee Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Trainee
7 1 (4.17%) Web Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) HTML
1 14 (58.33%) CSS
2 8 (33.33%) HTML5
3 7 (29.17%) CSS3
4 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) Flash
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (4.17%) JSON
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
6 1 (4.17%) JSF
6 1 (4.17%) JSP
6 1 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE
6 1 (4.17%) Sass
6 1 (4.17%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) User Experience
2 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Web Design
3 4 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Content Management
4 3 (12.50%) Usability Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) Time Management
4 3 (12.50%) UX Design
5 1 (4.17%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (4.17%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Alterian
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft