The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 39 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.44% 0.42% 1.73%
As % of the Applications category 9.52% 2.50% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£225 £350 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +36.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £260 £245
% change year-on-year
+20.19% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £22.50 £10.99
% change year-on-year
+27.51% +104.82%
Photoshop
South East

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

Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
42 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.16% 16.81% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 28
Average daily rate £225 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 11
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 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
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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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £225 -
Maidstone - 1 £125 - 1
Canterbury - - - -
Photoshop
South East

Photoshop
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Flash
2 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (60.00%) Animation
2 3 (60.00%) Video Editing
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) WebGL
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (40.00%) WCAG
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) PHP

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
General
1 3 (60.00%) Advertising
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Interactive Designer
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Flash
2 3 (60.00%) WebGL
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Animation
1 3 (60.00%) Video Editing
1 3 (60.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) WCAG