The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 47 35 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 29 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.45% 3.67% 1.54%
As % of the Applications category 19.73% 20.69% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 10
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
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£340 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £308 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -2.77%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
147 87 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.50% 17.76% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 33 46
Average daily rate £325 £300 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £420 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.92 £14.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.09% -9.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £31.75 £28.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Photoshop Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Watford +3 17 £350 -
Borehamwood - 4 £239 -
Stevenage -3 2 £360 +25.21%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Photoshop
East of England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 25 (64.10%) HTML
3 23 (58.97%) CSS
4 20 (51.28%) E-Commerce
5 17 (43.59%) Retail
5 17 (43.59%) HTML5
6 15 (38.46%) User Experience
7 14 (35.90%) Marketing
8 13 (33.33%) CSS3
9 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
10 11 (28.21%) Finance
10 11 (28.21%) Manufacturing
11 10 (25.64%) Adobe
12 9 (23.08%) Axure RP
13 7 (17.95%) Information Architecture
13 7 (17.95%) OmniGraffle
13 7 (17.95%) B2B
14 6 (15.38%) Competitor Analysis
14 6 (15.38%) B2C
14 6 (15.38%) Advertising
14 6 (15.38%) Usability Testing
15 5 (12.82%) Intranet
15 5 (12.82%) Internet
15 5 (12.82%) Extranet
15 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
15 5 (12.82%) Multimedia
15 5 (12.82%) InDesign
15 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
15 5 (12.82%) Web Development
16 4 (10.26%) jQuery

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (17.95%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (12.82%) InDesign
4 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (5.13%) Acrobat
5 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Intranet
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
1 5 (12.82%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Axure RP
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
General
1 17 (43.59%) Retail
2 14 (35.90%) Marketing
3 11 (28.21%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) Manufacturing
4 6 (15.38%) Advertising
5 5 (12.82%) Multimedia
6 3 (7.69%) French Language
7 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Designer
2 14 (35.90%) Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Digital Designer
4 7 (17.95%) User Experience Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Photoshop Designer
6 3 (7.69%) Graphic Designer
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.13%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Junior
8 1 (2.56%) Web Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) User Experience Designer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) HTML
2 23 (58.97%) CSS
3 17 (43.59%) HTML5
4 13 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (10.26%) jQuery
5 4 (10.26%) Spring
6 3 (7.69%) Ember.js
7 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.56%) Flash
8 1 (2.56%) XHTML
8 1 (2.56%) JSP
8 1 (2.56%) Web Services
8 1 (2.56%) DOM
8 1 (2.56%) J2EE
8 1 (2.56%) JSON
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.56%) REST
8 1 (2.56%) Sass
8 1 (2.56%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) W3C
3 1 (2.56%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.56%) Animation
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) E-Commerce
2 7 (17.95%) Information Architecture
2 7 (17.95%) B2B
3 6 (15.38%) Competitor Analysis
3 6 (15.38%) B2C
3 6 (15.38%) Usability Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Web Development
5 3 (7.69%) SEO
6 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.13%) OO
7 1 (2.56%) CRM
7 1 (2.56%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.56%) Web Design
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) TDD
7 1 (2.56%) BDD
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Line Management
7 1 (2.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Adobe
2 4 (10.26%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) Endeca
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Facebook
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter