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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 69 76 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 12 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.82% 0.080% 0.75%
As % of the Applications category 7.36% 0.88% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate
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£318 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.86 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.95% -40.00%
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
163 114 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.14% 9.12% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 69 37
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £135 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £9.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +103.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 10 (76.92%) HTML
1 10 (76.92%) CSS
1 10 (76.92%) Dreamweaver
2 8 (61.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (61.54%) User Experience
3 7 (53.85%) Adobe
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) jQuery
5 5 (38.46%) CMS
6 4 (30.77%) InDesign
6 4 (30.77%) UX Design
6 4 (30.77%) Information Architecture
6 4 (30.77%) HTML5
7 3 (23.08%) CSS3
7 3 (23.08%) LiveCycle
7 3 (23.08%) Usability Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) Content Management
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 2 (15.38%) Fireworks
8 2 (15.38%) Intranet
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) Extranet
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) Flash
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Web Design
8 2 (15.38%) Ajax
8 2 (15.38%) Subversion
8 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (15.38%) Time Management

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 5 (38.46%) CMS
2 3 (23.08%) LiveCycle
3 1 (7.69%) WordPress
3 1 (7.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (30.77%) InDesign
3 2 (15.38%) Fireworks
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) PhpStorm
3 1 (7.69%) Axure RP
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) NetBeans
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Designer
2 6 (46.15%) UX Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) User Experience Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Trainee Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Trainee Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Trainee
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
1 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) Flash
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) Sass
5 2 (15.38%) LESS
6 1 (7.69%) JSON
6 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
6 1 (7.69%) JSF
6 1 (7.69%) J2EE
6 1 (7.69%) JSP
6 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) UX Design
2 4 (30.77%) Information Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Usability Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Content Management
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) SEO
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Alterian