The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Essex 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 63 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.40% 0.97% 0.93%
As % of the Applications category 2.63% 4.71% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £138 - £156
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +84.21%
Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
114 85 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.06% 20.68% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 25 35
Average daily rate £350 £270 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +68.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £120 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £348 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.07% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £46.00 £36.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Photoshop
East of England

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 18 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
Colchester - 3 £138 - 3
Harlow - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Canvey Island - - - -
Photoshop
East of England

Photoshop
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (75.00%) Fireworks
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
3 1 (25.00%) Java

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Interface Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
1 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java