The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 255 212 225
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +13
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 368 426 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.97% 0.88%
As % of the Applications category 6.58% 7.27% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 251 193
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£325 £280 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £260 £245
% change year-on-year
+20.19% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 14
Average hourly rate £22.18 £21.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +14.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £28.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £22.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+27.51% +66.66%
Photoshop
UK

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

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5589 5861 5224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.03% 13.33% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3221 3181 2707
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 564 651
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £10.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.60 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -49 157 £325 +4.83% 80
South East +5 95 £307 +16.85% 34
South West -1 27 £375 +25.00% 17
Yorkshire +1 24 £275 -8.33% 14
North West -11 21 £275 +57.14% 25
East Midlands +16 16 £225 +12.50% 5
West Midlands -6 12 £375 +36.36% 12
East of England -21 9 £275 +15.78% 21
North East - 8 £463 - 4
Midlands - 1 - -
Photoshop
UK

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 618 (70.15%) HTML
2 561 (63.68%) CSS
3 470 (53.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 374 (42.45%) JavaScript
5 360 (40.86%) User Experience
6 351 (39.84%) Adobe
7 282 (32.01%) HTML5
8 265 (30.08%) jQuery
9 221 (25.09%) CSS3
10 165 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
11 123 (13.96%) Axure RP
12 122 (13.85%) Dreamweaver
13 120 (13.62%) Marketing
14 105 (11.92%) Web Design
15 104 (11.80%) Responsive Web Design
16 103 (11.69%) Finance
17 95 (10.78%) E-Commerce
18 93 (10.56%) Graphic Design
19 91 (10.33%) Flash
20 89 (10.10%) CMS
21 85 (9.65%) InDesign
21 85 (9.65%) Ajax
22 84 (9.53%) Web Development
22 84 (9.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
23 82 (9.31%) Mobile App
24 80 (9.08%) Fireworks
25 75 (8.51%) XML
26 73 (8.29%) Apple iOS
27 72 (8.17%) Degree
27 72 (8.17%) Android

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 89 (10.10%) CMS
2 41 (4.65%) WordPress
3 29 (3.29%) SharePoint
4 27 (3.06%) Drupal
5 23 (2.61%) Node.js
6 11 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
7 9 (1.02%) Apache
8 7 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.68%) Confluence
10 5 (0.57%) Moodle
10 5 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.57%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.45%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.45%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.34%) IIS
12 3 (0.34%) TeamSite
12 3 (0.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 470 (53.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 85 (9.65%) InDesign
3 84 (9.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 80 (9.08%) Fireworks
5 44 (4.99%) MS Office
6 43 (4.88%) OmniGraffle
7 41 (4.65%) Acrobat
8 34 (3.86%) MS Visio
9 33 (3.75%) MS Excel
10 32 (3.63%) Adobe After Effects
11 27 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
12 23 (2.61%) Adobe Captivate
13 11 (1.25%) Maya
14 8 (0.91%) GIMP
15 7 (0.79%) MS Project
16 6 (0.68%) CINEMA 4D
16 6 (0.68%) ImageReady
17 5 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
18 4 (0.45%) MicroStation
18 4 (0.45%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 7 (0.79%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.45%) Magento
3 3 (0.34%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.34%) Shopify
4 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) Summit
5 1 (0.11%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.34%) SaaS
2 3 (0.34%) GitHub
3 2 (0.23%) Office 365
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.11%) Heroku
4 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.93%) Intranet
2 13 (1.48%) Internet
3 10 (1.14%) FTP
4 5 (0.57%) Extranet
5 4 (0.45%) DNS
6 3 (0.34%) Broadband
7 2 (0.23%) HTTP
8 1 (0.11%) SSH
8 1 (0.11%) ATM
8 1 (0.11%) LAN
8 1 (0.11%) WAN
8 1 (0.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.20%) MySQL
2 27 (3.06%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 123 (13.96%) Axure RP
2 122 (13.85%) Dreamweaver
3 41 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 39 (4.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 28 (3.18%) Subversion
6 17 (1.93%) Visual Studio
7 11 (1.25%) JIRA
8 10 (1.14%) Grunt
9 9 (1.02%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.68%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.68%) Xcode
10 6 (0.68%) NetBeans
11 5 (0.57%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.57%) Bower
12 3 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.34%) Yeoman
12 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.23%) Selenium
13 2 (0.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 120 (13.62%) Marketing
2 103 (11.69%) Finance
3 71 (8.06%) Retail
4 70 (7.95%) Banking
5 40 (4.54%) Publishing
6 29 (3.29%) Games
7 25 (2.84%) Legal
8 23 (2.61%) Telecoms
9 18 (2.04%) Advertising
10 14 (1.59%) Multimedia
11 12 (1.36%) Interactive Media
11 12 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.14%) Law
13 8 (0.91%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.91%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.34%) German Language
16 2 (0.23%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.23%) French Language
16 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 438 (49.72%) Designer
2 344 (39.05%) Developer
3 144 (16.35%) Front-End Developer
4 101 (11.46%) Web Designer
4 101 (11.46%) UX Designer
5 86 (9.76%) UI Designer
6 84 (9.53%) Web Developer
7 47 (5.33%) Graphic Designer
7 47 (5.33%) Visual Designer
8 43 (4.88%) Digital Designer
9 42 (4.77%) Photoshop Designer
10 36 (4.09%) UI Programmer
10 36 (4.09%) UI Developer
11 31 (3.52%) Architect
12 29 (3.29%) Consultant
13 25 (2.84%) User Experience Architect
13 25 (2.84%) Senior Designer
14 24 (2.72%) JavaScript Developer
15 22 (2.50%) Junior
16 20 (2.27%) E-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 618 (70.15%) HTML
2 561 (63.68%) CSS
3 282 (32.01%) HTML5
4 265 (30.08%) jQuery
5 221 (25.09%) CSS3
6 91 (10.33%) Flash
7 85 (9.65%) Ajax
8 75 (8.51%) XML
9 65 (7.38%) Sass
10 61 (6.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 56 (6.36%) XHTML
12 52 (5.90%) AngularJS
13 41 (4.65%) LESS
14 35 (3.97%) .NET
15 33 (3.75%) JSON
15 33 (3.75%) Backbone.js
16 23 (2.61%) JSP
17 21 (2.38%) REST
18 20 (2.27%) MooTools
19 16 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 360 (40.86%) User Experience
2 93 (10.56%) Graphic Design
3 82 (9.31%) Mobile App
4 56 (6.36%) W3C
5 47 (5.33%) E-Learning
6 32 (3.63%) Digital Media
7 31 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (2.84%) Animation
8 25 (2.84%) Social Media
9 21 (2.38%) Learning Management System
10 20 (2.27%) Video Editing
11 15 (1.70%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.14%) Photography
12 10 (1.14%) SCORM
12 10 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
13 9 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
13 9 (1.02%) Computer Science
14 7 (0.79%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.79%) Open Source
14 7 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 73 (8.29%) Apple iOS
2 72 (8.17%) Android
3 23 (2.61%) Windows
4 4 (0.45%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.23%) UNIX
6 2 (0.23%) Linux
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (11.92%) Web Design
3 104 (11.80%) Responsive Web Design
4 95 (10.78%) E-Commerce
5 84 (9.53%) Web Development
6 67 (7.60%) Content Management
7 64 (7.26%) Information Architecture
8 43 (4.88%) Scrum
9 42 (4.77%) OO
10 36 (4.09%) SEO
11 33 (3.75%) Project Management
12 30 (3.41%) Usability Testing
13 28 (3.18%) Workflow
13 28 (3.18%) Web Accessibility
14 26 (2.95%) MVC
15 25 (2.84%) UX Design
16 19 (2.16%) Email Marketing
16 19 (2.16%) Waterfall
16 19 (2.16%) Analytics
16 19 (2.16%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 374 (42.45%) JavaScript
2 61 (6.92%) PHP
3 38 (4.31%) Java
4 21 (2.38%) SQL
4 21 (2.38%) C#
5 17 (1.93%) ActionScript
6 15 (1.70%) ActionScript 3.0
7 10 (1.14%) ActionScript 2.0
8 7 (0.79%) C
9 6 (0.68%) Lua
9 6 (0.68%) VBScript
9 6 (0.68%) Python
10 5 (0.57%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.45%) C++
12 3 (0.34%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.34%) PHP5
13 2 (0.23%) Ruby
14 1 (0.11%) XAML
14 1 (0.11%) VB
14 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (8.17%) Degree
2 13 (1.48%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.79%) HND
4 4 (0.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) MCTS
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.16%) QA
2 5 (0.57%) WCAG
2 5 (0.57%) WAI
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.23%) cPanel
2 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 351 (39.84%) Adobe
2 56 (6.36%) Microsoft
3 25 (2.84%) Apple
4 20 (2.27%) Google
5 11 (1.25%) Twitter
6 8 (0.91%) Facebook
7 5 (0.57%) hybris
7 5 (0.57%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.45%) ExactTarget
8 4 (0.45%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.45%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.45%) Quark
8 4 (0.45%) IBM
8 4 (0.45%) RedDot
8 4 (0.45%) FatWire
9 3 (0.34%) Endeca
9 3 (0.34%) VMware
9 3 (0.34%) SolidWorks
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle
9 3 (0.34%) Interwoven
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