The first table below looks at the demand for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire 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 45 35 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 24 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.09% 4.11% 1.15%
As % of the Applications category 18.46% 23.01% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 8
Average daily rate £285 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £85 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £450 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +84.21%
Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
130 113 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.75% 17.88% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 44
Average daily rate £300 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £144 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £15.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £21.50 £39.10
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 Hertfordshire

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the Hertfordshire 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
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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
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Vacancies
Watford - 14 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City -11 4 - -
Potters Bar - 1 £263 - 3
Radlett - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 2
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Photoshop
East of England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 32 (74.42%) HTML
1 32 (74.42%) CSS
2 28 (65.12%) Retail
3 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
4 26 (60.47%) E-Commerce
4 26 (60.47%) HTML5
5 25 (58.14%) CSS3
5 25 (58.14%) Finance
5 25 (58.14%) Manufacturing
6 24 (55.81%) Adobe
7 21 (48.84%) Web Design
8 20 (46.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 20 (46.51%) JSP
8 20 (46.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (41.86%) Analytics
9 18 (41.86%) OO
9 18 (41.86%) XHTML
10 16 (37.21%) W3C
11 11 (25.58%) jQuery
12 10 (23.26%) Axure RP
13 8 (18.60%) Information Architecture
13 8 (18.60%) Marketing
14 7 (16.28%) B2B
14 7 (16.28%) B2C
15 6 (13.95%) Competitor Analysis
15 6 (13.95%) Usability Testing
15 6 (13.95%) OmniGraffle
16 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
16 5 (11.63%) Web Development
17 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (13.95%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (9.30%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) WebTrends
1 2 (4.65%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 28 (65.12%) Retail
2 25 (58.14%) Finance
2 25 (58.14%) Manufacturing
3 8 (18.60%) Marketing
4 4 (9.30%) Multimedia
4 4 (9.30%) French Language
4 4 (9.30%) Advertising
5 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (37.21%) Designer
4 8 (18.60%) User Experience Designer
5 5 (11.63%) Graphic Designer
6 4 (9.30%) UI Developer
6 4 (9.30%) UI Programmer
7 3 (6.98%) Digital Designer
7 3 (6.98%) Photoshop Designer
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) UI Designer
9 1 (2.33%) Email Designer
9 1 (2.33%) Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (74.42%) HTML
1 32 (74.42%) CSS
2 26 (60.47%) HTML5
3 25 (58.14%) CSS3
4 20 (46.51%) JSP
5 18 (41.86%) XHTML
6 11 (25.58%) jQuery
7 2 (4.65%) Ajax
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.65%) MooTools
7 2 (4.65%) WCF
7 2 (4.65%) LINQ
7 2 (4.65%) .NET
7 2 (4.65%) XML
7 2 (4.65%) XSLT
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) W3C
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) RIA
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
4 1 (2.33%) FMCG
4 1 (2.33%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Android
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone
1 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) E-Commerce
2 21 (48.84%) Web Design
3 20 (46.51%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (41.86%) Analytics
4 18 (41.86%) OO
5 8 (18.60%) Information Architecture
6 7 (16.28%) B2B
6 7 (16.28%) B2C
7 6 (13.95%) Competitor Analysis
7 6 (13.95%) Usability Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Web Development
9 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.65%) Web Analytics
10 2 (4.65%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (4.65%) Build Automation
11 1 (2.33%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.30%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) XPath
3 2 (4.65%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Adobe
2 2 (4.65%) ATG
2 2 (4.65%) Apple
3 1 (2.33%) Facebook
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Google
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