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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 211 182 194
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 243 296 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.99% 1.17% 1.05%
As % of the Applications category 8.28% 9.97% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 214 149
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £468 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £288 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.52% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £67.50 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.81% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £14.85 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £22.50 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
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
2936 2969 2967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.91% 11.72% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1979 1899 1895
Average daily rate £350 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £171 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 136 168
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.57 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

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 24 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Photoshop Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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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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 +7 62 £375 +37.61% 13
Bromley +2 3 £325 - 3
Croydon - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 320 (65.17%) HTML
2 286 (58.25%) CSS
3 274 (55.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 194 (39.51%) User Experience
5 180 (36.66%) Adobe
6 178 (36.25%) JavaScript
7 140 (28.51%) HTML5
8 112 (22.81%) CSS3
9 109 (22.20%) jQuery
10 93 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
11 84 (17.11%) Marketing
12 75 (15.27%) Flash
13 69 (14.05%) Finance
14 67 (13.65%) InDesign
15 64 (13.03%) Responsive Web Design
16 59 (12.02%) Android
17 57 (11.61%) Dreamweaver
18 53 (10.79%) Apple iOS
19 51 (10.39%) CMS
19 51 (10.39%) Ajax
20 49 (9.98%) E-Commerce
20 49 (9.98%) Axure RP
21 46 (9.37%) Social Media
21 46 (9.37%) Degree
22 45 (9.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
23 43 (8.76%) Mobile App
23 43 (8.76%) Graphic Design
24 42 (8.55%) MS PowerPoint
24 42 (8.55%) XML
25 41 (8.35%) Fireworks

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 51 (10.39%) CMS
2 38 (7.74%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.07%) Node.js
4 15 (3.05%) Apache
5 14 (2.85%) WordPress
6 11 (2.24%) Drupal
7 10 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.43%) IIS
8 7 (1.43%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (1.02%) Confluence
11 4 (0.81%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.61%) Lync
12 3 (0.61%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.41%) Moodle
14 1 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
14 1 (0.20%) nginx
14 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.20%) Captiva
Applications
1 274 (55.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 67 (13.65%) InDesign
3 45 (9.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 42 (8.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (8.35%) Fireworks
6 32 (6.52%) MS Office
7 30 (6.11%) MS Excel
8 23 (4.68%) Adobe After Effects
9 22 (4.48%) OmniGraffle
9 22 (4.48%) Acrobat
10 12 (2.44%) MS Project
10 12 (2.44%) MS Visio
11 6 (1.22%) CINEMA 4D
11 6 (1.22%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.81%) Maya
12 4 (0.81%) GIMP
13 3 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.61%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.41%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.41%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 13 (2.65%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.61%) Magento
3 2 (0.41%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.20%) Shopify
4 1 (0.20%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.20%) Tridion
4 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.41%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.30%) Intranet
2 23 (4.68%) Internet
3 6 (1.22%) HTTP
4 4 (0.81%) DNS
5 2 (0.41%) LAN
5 2 (0.41%) WAN
6 1 (0.20%) DHCP
6 1 (0.20%) FTP
6 1 (0.20%) SSL
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.65%) MySQL
3 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.20%) MS Access
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 57 (11.61%) Dreamweaver
2 49 (9.98%) Axure RP
3 38 (7.74%) Subversion
4 33 (6.72%) Git (software)
5 28 (5.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 20 (4.07%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.83%) JIRA
8 8 (1.63%) NUnit
9 7 (1.43%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.43%) Grunt
10 6 (1.22%) Sublime Text
10 6 (1.22%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.02%) Flex Builder
11 5 (1.02%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.02%) Capybara
11 5 (1.02%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.81%) Sinon.JS
12 4 (0.81%) Xcode
12 4 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 84 (17.11%) Marketing
2 69 (14.05%) Finance
3 40 (8.15%) Publishing
4 38 (7.74%) Banking
5 34 (6.92%) Retail
6 21 (4.28%) Games
7 17 (3.46%) Legal
8 15 (3.05%) Advertising
9 13 (2.65%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.63%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.43%) Law
12 6 (1.22%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.22%) German Language
13 5 (1.02%) Interactive Media
14 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.81%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.41%) Electronics
16 2 (0.41%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 221 (45.01%) Designer
2 181 (36.86%) Developer
3 88 (17.92%) Front-End Developer
4 60 (12.22%) UX Designer
5 47 (9.57%) UI Designer
6 37 (7.54%) Visual Designer
7 35 (7.13%) Web Designer
8 31 (6.31%) UI Developer
9 29 (5.91%) Digital Designer
10 26 (5.30%) Photoshop Designer
11 25 (5.09%) UI Programmer
12 24 (4.89%) Graphic Designer
12 24 (4.89%) Web Developer
13 21 (4.28%) Analyst
14 16 (3.26%) Senior Designer
15 15 (3.05%) Senior Developer
16 13 (2.65%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 10 (2.04%) Business Analyst
18 9 (1.83%) Coordinator
18 9 (1.83%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (65.17%) HTML
2 286 (58.25%) CSS
3 140 (28.51%) HTML5
4 112 (22.81%) CSS3
5 109 (22.20%) jQuery
6 75 (15.27%) Flash
7 51 (10.39%) Ajax
8 42 (8.55%) XML
9 41 (8.35%) AngularJS
10 32 (6.52%) Sass
11 29 (5.91%) .NET
12 28 (5.70%) JSON
13 26 (5.30%) XHTML
14 20 (4.07%) ASP.NET
14 20 (4.07%) Apache Flex
15 18 (3.67%) LESS
16 17 (3.46%) Web Services
17 16 (3.26%) Backbone.js
18 14 (2.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 13 (2.65%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 194 (39.51%) User Experience
2 46 (9.37%) Social Media
3 43 (8.76%) Graphic Design
3 43 (8.76%) Mobile App
4 29 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.28%) Animation
6 19 (3.87%) iPhone
7 14 (2.85%) W3C
8 11 (2.24%) E-Learning
8 11 (2.24%) Wiki
9 9 (1.83%) Video Editing
9 9 (1.83%) Learning Management System
9 9 (1.83%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.83%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.63%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (1.63%) iPad
10 8 (1.63%) Photography
11 7 (1.43%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.22%) Streaming Video
13 5 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (12.02%) Android
2 53 (10.79%) Apple iOS
3 24 (4.89%) Windows
4 7 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.02%) UNIX
6 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.61%) Linux
7 3 (0.61%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (13.03%) Responsive Web Design
3 49 (9.98%) E-Commerce
4 36 (7.33%) Web Development
5 35 (7.13%) Content Management
6 32 (6.52%) Web Design
7 30 (6.11%) OO
8 29 (5.91%) SEO
9 27 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (5.50%) Project Management
10 23 (4.68%) MVC
11 21 (4.28%) TDD
12 20 (4.07%) Analytics
13 19 (3.87%) Scrum
13 19 (3.87%) Workflow
14 17 (3.46%) Information Architecture
15 15 (3.05%) UX Design
15 15 (3.05%) Web Accessibility
16 12 (2.44%) Time Management
16 12 (2.44%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 178 (36.25%) JavaScript
2 24 (4.89%) PHP
3 23 (4.68%) ActionScript
4 21 (4.28%) C#
4 21 (4.28%) Java
5 17 (3.46%) ActionScript 3.0
6 9 (1.83%) SQL
6 9 (1.83%) XAML
7 8 (1.63%) ActionScript 2.0
8 7 (1.43%) Lua
9 4 (0.81%) Ruby
10 3 (0.61%) PHP5
10 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.61%) C++
11 2 (0.41%) C
11 2 (0.41%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.20%) Python
12 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (9.37%) Degree
2 5 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.61%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.20%) ISEB
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.20%) MCTS
4 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.05%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) WCAG
3 1 (0.20%) WAI
3 1 (0.20%) Section 508
System Software
1 6 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 180 (36.66%) Adobe
2 34 (6.92%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.07%) Google
4 13 (2.65%) Apple
5 9 (1.83%) EPiServer
6 7 (1.43%) Ektron
6 7 (1.43%) Facebook
7 6 (1.22%) Twitter
7 6 (1.22%) ExactTarget
7 6 (1.22%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.22%) RedDot
8 4 (0.81%) Zend
9 3 (0.61%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.61%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.41%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.41%) Sencha
10 2 (0.41%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.41%) Nokia
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle
11 1 (0.20%) Vignette
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