The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 245 237 193
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -44
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 199 198 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.86% 0.88% 1.26%
As % of the Applications category 8.59% 7.87% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 132 198
Average daily rate £338 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £171 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 6
Average hourly rate £26.25 £19.66 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.50% -10.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.86 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.01% -14.95%
Photoshop
England

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

Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2317 2515 2738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.07% 11.21% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1645 1631 1749
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 149 176
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in London

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in London

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Photoshop Daily Rate Histogram in London

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in London

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
City of London +16 24 £350 -9.67% 14
Bromley -9 8 £325 -
Croydon - 3 £425 -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £450 - 1
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 285 (67.22%) HTML
2 231 (54.48%) CSS
3 218 (51.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 198 (46.70%) User Experience
5 194 (45.75%) Adobe
6 181 (42.69%) JavaScript
7 154 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
8 124 (29.25%) HTML5
9 109 (25.71%) Front End Development
10 92 (21.70%) jQuery
11 82 (19.34%) CSS3
12 81 (19.10%) Finance
13 66 (15.57%) Marketing
14 65 (15.33%) Sass
15 59 (13.92%) AngularJS
16 57 (13.44%) Web Development
17 54 (12.74%) E-Commerce
18 52 (12.26%) PHP
18 52 (12.26%) CMS
19 50 (11.79%) Degree
19 50 (11.79%) Banking
19 50 (11.79%) Typography
20 49 (11.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 44 (10.38%) Project Management
21 44 (10.38%) Axure RP
22 42 (9.91%) Responsive Web Design
23 41 (9.67%) Web Design
24 40 (9.43%) Investment Banking
24 40 (9.43%) MS Office
25 39 (9.20%) Workflow

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 52 (12.26%) CMS
2 31 (7.31%) WordPress
3 23 (5.42%) SharePoint
4 22 (5.19%) Node.js
5 18 (4.25%) Moodle
6 16 (3.77%) Apache
7 11 (2.59%) Drupal
8 10 (2.36%) Confluence
9 5 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.18%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.94%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.94%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (0.71%) ExpressionEngine
11 3 (0.71%) IIS
11 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 218 (51.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 49 (11.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 40 (9.43%) MS Office
4 25 (5.90%) MS Excel
5 22 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (4.48%) Fireworks
6 19 (4.48%) InDesign
7 13 (3.07%) OmniGraffle
8 12 (2.83%) Adobe After Effects
9 9 (2.12%) MS Visio
10 8 (1.89%) AutoCAD
11 6 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (1.18%) Acrobat
12 5 (1.18%) Adobe Premiere
13 4 (0.94%) Adobe Captivate
13 4 (0.94%) FreeHand
13 4 (0.94%) GIMP
14 3 (0.71%) Final Cut Pro
14 3 (0.71%) PaintShop Pro
14 3 (0.71%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 7 (1.65%) WebTrends
2 4 (0.94%) Magento
2 4 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.83%) Google Analytics
2 11 (2.59%) GitHub
3 7 (1.65%) MailChimp
4 6 (1.42%) Yammer
5 4 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.47%) Pure360
6 2 (0.47%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) AdWords
7 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.24%) Heroku
7 1 (0.24%) Office 365
7 1 (0.24%) Responsys
7 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.48%) Intranet
2 11 (2.59%) Internet
3 3 (0.71%) DVB
3 3 (0.71%) FTP
3 3 (0.71%) HTTP
4 2 (0.47%) SSH
5 1 (0.24%) LAN
5 1 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.72%) MySQL
2 7 (1.65%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.94%) GIS
3 4 (0.94%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.47%) MS Access
5 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.24%) Redis
5 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (10.38%) Axure RP
2 37 (8.73%) Git (software)
3 35 (8.25%) Dreamweaver
4 28 (6.60%) Subversion
5 26 (6.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 21 (4.95%) Grunt
7 18 (4.25%) gulp
8 17 (4.01%) JIRA
9 13 (3.07%) Visual Studio
10 11 (2.59%) Cucumber
10 11 (2.59%) WebStorm
11 9 (2.12%) Jasmine
11 9 (2.12%) Vagrant
12 8 (1.89%) Mocha
13 6 (1.42%) Jenkins
13 6 (1.42%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.94%) ClearCase
14 4 (0.94%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.94%) Xcode
15 3 (0.71%) Maven
General
1 81 (19.10%) Finance
2 66 (15.57%) Marketing
3 50 (11.79%) Banking
4 40 (9.43%) Investment Banking
5 23 (5.42%) Retail
6 22 (5.19%) Games
7 19 (4.48%) Publishing
8 18 (4.25%) Back Office
9 11 (2.59%) Electronics
10 8 (1.89%) Multimedia
11 7 (1.65%) Advertising
12 4 (0.94%) Front Office
12 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.47%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.47%) Legal
15 1 (0.24%) Automotive
15 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 188 (44.34%) Designer
2 146 (34.43%) Developer
3 85 (20.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 73 (17.22%) UI Designer
5 72 (16.98%) UX Designer
6 53 (12.50%) Visual Designer
7 50 (11.79%) HTML Developer
8 46 (10.85%) Photoshop Designer
9 35 (8.25%) HTML CSS Developer
10 33 (7.78%) JavaScript Developer
11 32 (7.55%) UI Developer
12 25 (5.90%) Web Developer
13 21 (4.95%) UI/UX Designer
14 20 (4.72%) UX Developer
15 18 (4.25%) Digital Designer
16 17 (4.01%) Senior Designer
17 16 (3.77%) Senior Developer
18 15 (3.54%) Technologist
19 14 (3.30%) UI/UX Developer
20 13 (3.07%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (67.22%) HTML
2 231 (54.48%) CSS
3 124 (29.25%) HTML5
4 92 (21.70%) jQuery
5 82 (19.34%) CSS3
6 65 (15.33%) Sass
7 59 (13.92%) AngularJS
8 35 (8.25%) Flash
9 32 (7.55%) LESS
9 32 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 23 (5.42%) XML
11 22 (5.19%) React
12 18 (4.25%) XHTML
13 16 (3.77%) JSON
14 14 (3.30%) WPF
15 13 (3.07%) .NET
16 12 (2.83%) Ajax
16 12 (2.83%) Silverlight
17 11 (2.59%) Backbone.js
18 9 (2.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 198 (46.70%) User Experience
2 35 (8.25%) Mobile App
3 34 (8.02%) Graphic Design
4 27 (6.37%) Visualisation
5 20 (4.72%) e-Learning
5 20 (4.72%) Fixed Income
6 18 (4.25%) Photography
6 18 (4.25%) Social Media
7 17 (4.01%) Digital Media
8 14 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (3.07%) Psychology
10 11 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (2.59%) Animation
11 10 (2.36%) Augmented Reality
12 8 (1.89%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.42%) Blog
13 6 (1.42%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.42%) Social Network
13 6 (1.42%) Wiki
14 4 (0.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.37%) Android
1 27 (6.37%) Apple iOS
2 17 (4.01%) Windows
3 7 (1.65%) Linux
4 5 (1.18%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.94%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.47%) Unix
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (25.71%) Front End Development
3 57 (13.44%) Web Development
4 54 (12.74%) E-Commerce
5 50 (11.79%) Typography
6 44 (10.38%) Project Management
7 42 (9.91%) Responsive Web Design
8 41 (9.67%) Web Design
9 39 (9.20%) Workflow
10 30 (7.08%) Scrum
11 26 (6.13%) Content Management
11 26 (6.13%) UX Design
12 23 (5.42%) Data Visualisation
12 23 (5.42%) MVC
13 22 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (5.19%) Usability Testing
14 21 (4.95%) Analytics
15 17 (4.01%) Ethnography
15 17 (4.01%) SEO
16 16 (3.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 181 (42.69%) JavaScript
2 52 (12.26%) PHP
3 24 (5.66%) SQL
4 19 (4.48%) Java
5 14 (3.30%) XAML
6 12 (2.83%) C
7 8 (1.89%) ActionScript
8 7 (1.65%) C#
9 5 (1.18%) Ruby
10 4 (0.94%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.71%) ANSI C
11 3 (0.71%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.71%) C++
11 3 (0.71%) Python
12 2 (0.47%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.47%) Perl
13 1 (0.24%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.24%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (11.79%) Degree
2 5 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.94%) DV Cleared
3 4 (0.94%) ISTQB
3 4 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.54%) QA
2 6 (1.42%) WAI
3 4 (0.94%) WCAG
4 3 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (1.65%) Docker
2 4 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 194 (45.75%) Adobe
2 35 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.95%) Google
4 11 (2.59%) Twitter
5 7 (1.65%) Oracle
5 7 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.18%) DoubleClick
6 5 (1.18%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 5 (1.18%) Zend
7 4 (0.94%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.94%) ESRI
7 4 (0.94%) Facebook
7 4 (0.94%) Fujitsu
7 4 (0.94%) Lumension
7 4 (0.94%) Marketo
7 4 (0.94%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.94%) Sophos
8 3 (0.71%) Apple
8 3 (0.71%) CODA
8 3 (0.71%) OpenTV
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