The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Edinburgh 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 80 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +11
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 1 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 0.80% 0.75%
As % of the Applications category 0.88% 11.32% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Average daily rate - £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +84.21%
Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
113 53 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.80% 7.04% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 34 78
Average daily rate £330 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.93 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.27 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £13.59 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Photoshop
Scotland

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 10 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
1 1 (50.00%) Quark
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Quark