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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 75 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Applications category 2.29% 2.06% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£175 £375 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
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 97 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.11% 8.79% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 47 57
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £424 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £5.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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
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 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) InDesign
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (25.00%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Web Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle