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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 58 45 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 5 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.77% 3.05% 1.42%
As % of the Applications category 5.75% 18.81% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £260 £245
% change year-on-year
+20.19% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £22.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+27.51% +66.66%
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
87 101 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.32% 16.21% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 54
Average daily rate £350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.90 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 28 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
(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 -7 2 - - 3
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - - 1
Photoshop
East of England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 24 (66.67%) HTML
1 24 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 21 (58.33%) CSS
3 19 (52.78%) E-Commerce
3 19 (52.78%) HTML5
4 17 (47.22%) User Experience
5 16 (44.44%) Retail
6 14 (38.89%) Marketing
7 13 (36.11%) CSS3
8 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 10 (27.78%) Axure RP
9 8 (22.22%) Information Architecture
9 8 (22.22%) OmniGraffle
9 8 (22.22%) Adobe
9 8 (22.22%) Finance
9 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
10 5 (13.89%) jQuery
10 5 (13.89%) Usability Testing
10 5 (13.89%) InDesign
10 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
10 5 (13.89%) Web Development
10 5 (13.89%) Competitor Analysis
10 5 (13.89%) Intranet
10 5 (13.89%) Extranet
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.89%) B2B
10 5 (13.89%) B2C
11 4 (11.11%) IBM
11 4 (11.11%) Java
11 4 (11.11%) Internet

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (22.22%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (13.89%) InDesign
4 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (5.56%) Acrobat
5 1 (2.78%) Maya
5 1 (2.78%) 3ds Max
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Intranet
1 5 (13.89%) Extranet
2 4 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Axure RP
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Xcode
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (44.44%) Retail
2 14 (38.89%) Marketing
3 8 (22.22%) Finance
3 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 3 (8.33%) Advertising
5 2 (5.56%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Designer
2 11 (30.56%) Digital Designer
2 11 (30.56%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) User Experience Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Photoshop Designer
4 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.33%) UX Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) HTML
2 21 (58.33%) CSS
3 19 (52.78%) HTML5
4 13 (36.11%) CSS3
5 5 (13.89%) jQuery
6 4 (11.11%) Spring
7 3 (8.33%) Ember.js
8 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.56%) Backbone.js
8 2 (5.56%) Ajax
9 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (2.78%) J2EE
9 1 (2.78%) XHTML
9 1 (2.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (2.78%) Sass
9 1 (2.78%) LESS
9 1 (2.78%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) Interactive TV
3 1 (2.78%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Physics
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
3 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.78%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) E-Commerce
2 8 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 5 (13.89%) Usability Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Web Development
3 5 (13.89%) Competitor Analysis
3 5 (13.89%) B2B
3 5 (13.89%) B2C
4 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (5.56%) SEO
5 1 (2.78%) Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) TDD
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.78%) OO
5 1 (2.78%) Image Processing
5 1 (2.78%) Online Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) BDD
5 1 (2.78%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Lua
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Adobe
2 4 (11.11%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) Endeca
4 1 (2.78%) ATG
4 1 (2.78%) Venda