The first table below looks at the demand for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 24 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 England 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 203 180 212
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +32
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 496 487 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.00% 1.13% 0.85%
As % of the Applications category 7.62% 8.51% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 243 255
Average daily rate £325 £270 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £162 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 46 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £35.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +94.44%
Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6512 5722 6959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.10% 13.30% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3478 2947 3571
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 631 664 755
Average hourly rate £15.85 £16.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Photoshop
UK

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in England

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in England

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Photoshop Daily Rate Histogram in England

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in England

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Photoshop Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +27 296 £338 +22.72% 46
South East -41 85 £303 +21.10% 20
East of England -39 31 £214 -43.00% 11
North West -29 25 £210 +4.86% 11
South West -17 17 £225 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire -3 16 £275 - 11
West Midlands -30 14 £375 +44.23% 13
East Midlands -9 11 £225 +5.88% 2
North East -22 1 £125 -64.28% 2
Photoshop
UK

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 639 (68.64%) HTML
2 569 (61.12%) CSS
3 468 (50.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 400 (42.96%) JavaScript
5 341 (36.63%) Adobe
6 295 (31.69%) HTML5
7 244 (26.21%) jQuery
8 242 (25.99%) CSS3
9 170 (18.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 133 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 132 (14.18%) Flash
12 129 (13.86%) Axure RP
13 124 (13.32%) Web Design
14 109 (11.71%) Marketing
15 105 (11.28%) Finance
16 102 (10.96%) Graphic Design
17 101 (10.85%) XHTML
18 98 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
19 94 (10.10%) Fireworks
20 88 (9.45%) CMS
21 86 (9.24%) Dreamweaver
21 86 (9.24%) Web Development
22 83 (8.92%) Degree
23 82 (8.81%) Content Management
24 79 (8.49%) InDesign
25 76 (8.16%) Ajax
26 75 (8.06%) Mobile App
27 74 (7.95%) PHP
27 74 (7.95%) XML
27 74 (7.95%) Android

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 88 (9.45%) CMS
2 32 (3.44%) WordPress
3 23 (2.47%) Drupal
4 12 (1.29%) Node.js
5 11 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.86%) IIS
7 7 (0.75%) Apache
8 6 (0.64%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.43%) Moodle
11 3 (0.32%) Confluence
11 3 (0.32%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.21%) Kentico
12 2 (0.21%) SAP Portal
12 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.21%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.21%) TeamSite
Applications
1 468 (50.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 94 (10.10%) Fireworks
3 79 (8.49%) InDesign
4 59 (6.34%) OmniGraffle
5 43 (4.62%) Adobe After Effects
5 43 (4.62%) Acrobat
6 40 (4.30%) MS Office
7 34 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
8 28 (3.01%) MS Visio
9 24 (2.58%) MS Excel
10 13 (1.40%) QuarkXPress
11 12 (1.29%) MS Project
12 11 (1.18%) Quicktime
13 9 (0.97%) CINEMA 4D
14 6 (0.64%) FreeHand
15 4 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
16 2 (0.21%) GIMP
16 2 (0.21%) CorelDRAW
16 2 (0.21%) Maya
16 2 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 24 (2.58%) Google Analytics
2 17 (1.83%) Magento
3 6 (0.64%) SiteCatalyst
3 6 (0.64%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.86%) GitHub
2 5 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.83%) Intranet
2 15 (1.61%) Internet
3 14 (1.50%) FTP
4 12 (1.29%) HTTP
5 8 (0.86%) DNS
5 8 (0.86%) SSL
6 2 (0.21%) Broadband
6 2 (0.21%) SMS
7 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.11%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.11%) MySQL
2 13 (1.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.32%) Big Data
4 2 (0.21%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.11%) SQLite
5 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 129 (13.86%) Axure RP
2 86 (9.24%) Dreamweaver
3 54 (5.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 47 (5.05%) Subversion
5 37 (3.97%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.18%) JIRA
6 11 (1.18%) Xcode
7 10 (1.07%) Mercurial
8 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Blend
8 9 (0.97%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.75%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.43%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.43%) Grunt
11 3 (0.32%) Bower
11 3 (0.32%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.32%) PhoneGap
11 3 (0.32%) Ant
12 2 (0.21%) Flash Builder
12 2 (0.21%) Flex Builder
12 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 109 (11.71%) Marketing
2 105 (11.28%) Finance
3 70 (7.52%) Retail
4 54 (5.80%) Advertising
5 38 (4.08%) Banking
6 33 (3.54%) Legal
7 30 (3.22%) Publishing
7 30 (3.22%) Telecoms
8 29 (3.11%) Manufacturing
9 28 (3.01%) Games
10 13 (1.40%) Interactive Media
11 12 (1.29%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.97%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.75%) Law
13 7 (0.75%) Front Office
14 6 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.64%) French Language
15 4 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.32%) Electronics
16 3 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 437 (46.94%) Designer
2 334 (35.88%) Developer
3 155 (16.65%) Front-End Developer
4 103 (11.06%) User Experience Designer
5 101 (10.85%) Web Developer
6 79 (8.49%) Web Designer
7 74 (7.95%) UI Designer
8 67 (7.20%) Visual Designer
9 55 (5.91%) Graphic Designer
10 48 (5.16%) Digital Designer
11 39 (4.19%) UI Developer
12 38 (4.08%) Photoshop Designer
13 37 (3.97%) Front-End Web Developer
14 34 (3.65%) Analyst
15 29 (3.11%) UI Programmer
16 27 (2.90%) Senior Designer
17 26 (2.79%) Senior Developer
18 20 (2.15%) Junior
19 18 (1.93%) Senior Front-End Developer
20 16 (1.72%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 639 (68.64%) HTML
2 569 (61.12%) CSS
3 295 (31.69%) HTML5
4 244 (26.21%) jQuery
5 242 (25.99%) CSS3
6 132 (14.18%) Flash
7 101 (10.85%) XHTML
8 76 (8.16%) Ajax
9 74 (7.95%) XML
10 50 (5.37%) .NET
10 50 (5.37%) JSON
11 41 (4.40%) JSP
12 38 (4.08%) ASP.NET
13 27 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 24 (2.58%) AngularJS
14 24 (2.58%) Sass
14 24 (2.58%) LESS
15 22 (2.36%) LAMP
16 19 (2.04%) Apache Flex
17 17 (1.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 102 (10.96%) Graphic Design
2 75 (8.06%) Mobile App
3 56 (6.02%) W3C
4 39 (4.19%) Social Media
5 29 (3.11%) Animation
6 27 (2.90%) iPhone
7 24 (2.58%) Digital Media
8 23 (2.47%) Open Source
9 20 (2.15%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.29%) Visualisation
11 11 (1.18%) Copywriting
11 11 (1.18%) Statistics
12 10 (1.07%) Web 2.0
12 10 (1.07%) Mathematics
12 10 (1.07%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.07%) iPad
13 9 (0.97%) E-Learning
13 9 (0.97%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.86%) Photography
14 8 (0.86%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 74 (7.95%) Android
2 58 (6.23%) Apple iOS
3 40 (4.30%) Windows
4 16 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (0.64%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.32%) UNIX
6 3 (0.32%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.11%) Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (18.26%) Responsive Web Design
2 133 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 124 (13.32%) Web Design
4 98 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (9.24%) Web Development
6 82 (8.81%) Content Management
7 72 (7.73%) Information Architecture
8 70 (7.52%) Analytics
9 55 (5.91%) OO
9 55 (5.91%) Usability Testing
10 54 (5.80%) SEO
11 33 (3.54%) Project Management
12 29 (3.11%) Time Management
13 25 (2.69%) MVC
13 25 (2.69%) User Experience Design
14 24 (2.58%) Scrum
15 23 (2.47%) TDD
16 22 (2.36%) Web Accessibility
17 21 (2.26%) OOP
18 20 (2.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 400 (42.96%) JavaScript
2 74 (7.95%) PHP
3 40 (4.30%) Java
4 30 (3.22%) ActionScript
5 19 (2.04%) C#
5 19 (2.04%) ActionScript 3.0
6 16 (1.72%) Objective-C
7 14 (1.50%) Python
8 11 (1.18%) C++
8 11 (1.18%) XAML
9 9 (0.97%) SQL
10 7 (0.75%) Ruby
11 6 (0.64%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (0.43%) Lua
12 4 (0.43%) PHP5
12 4 (0.43%) Perl
12 4 (0.43%) C
13 3 (0.32%) VBA
14 1 (0.11%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 83 (8.92%) Degree
2 4 (0.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.21%) ACDT
4 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.15%) QA
2 10 (1.07%) SLA
3 9 (0.97%) WCAG
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) WAI
5 1 (0.11%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.11%) Plesk
Vendors
1 341 (36.63%) Adobe
2 59 (6.34%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.97%) Google
4 34 (3.65%) Apple
5 18 (1.93%) Twitter
6 16 (1.72%) Facebook
7 13 (1.40%) Oracle
8 8 (0.86%) Sony
9 7 (0.75%) Infragistics
9 7 (0.75%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.64%) iRise
10 6 (0.64%) Orchard
11 5 (0.54%) DoubleClick
12 4 (0.43%) Yahoo!
12 4 (0.43%) SAP
13 3 (0.32%) Stellent
13 3 (0.32%) Zend
14 2 (0.21%) ATG
14 2 (0.21%) Alterian
14 2 (0.21%) ServiceNow
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