The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 52 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.42% 1.11% 1.03%
As % of the Applications category 2.41% 5.56% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£256 £330 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.34% +76.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
Photoshop
East of England

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

Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
83 90 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.26% 19.91% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 30
Average daily rate £263 £330 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +59.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £155 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £34.00 £28.30
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 Essex

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Colchester - 1 £213 - 2
Epping - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Witham - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Photoshop
East of England

Photoshop
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (50.00%) Fireworks
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Video Editing
5 1 (16.67%) Flash
5 1 (16.67%) WordPress
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
5 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (50.00%) Fireworks
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Interface Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Designer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Java