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 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 243 194 202
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +8
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 157 230 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 1.07% 0.92%
As % of the Applications category 6.91% 9.15% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 157 104
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £158 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £260 £245
% change year-on-year
+20.19% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £15.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £30.00 £129.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £22.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+27.51% +66.66%
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
2273 2515 2303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.76% 11.67% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1507 1591 1482
Average daily rate £365 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 152 139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.20 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 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
City of London +27 47 £350 +27.27% 18
Hounslow -1 1 £350 +10.06%
Ealing -2 1 £288 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £325 - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 253 (63.57%) HTML
2 221 (55.53%) CSS
3 219 (55.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 159 (39.95%) User Experience
5 143 (35.93%) JavaScript
6 122 (30.65%) Adobe
7 113 (28.39%) HTML5
8 90 (22.61%) jQuery
9 87 (21.86%) CSS3
10 69 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (16.08%) Marketing
12 59 (14.82%) Apple iOS
13 58 (14.57%) Responsive Web Design
14 57 (14.32%) Android
14 57 (14.32%) Finance
15 48 (12.06%) Axure RP
16 45 (11.31%) Mobile App
17 41 (10.30%) Degree
18 39 (9.80%) Web Design
19 35 (8.79%) Ajax
19 35 (8.79%) Graphic Design
19 35 (8.79%) Flash
19 35 (8.79%) E-Commerce
20 34 (8.54%) Dreamweaver
20 34 (8.54%) CMS
20 34 (8.54%) Fireworks
20 34 (8.54%) InDesign
20 34 (8.54%) Git (software)
21 33 (8.29%) Banking
22 31 (7.79%) Retail

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 34 (8.54%) CMS
2 17 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.77%) WordPress
4 9 (2.26%) Node.js
4 9 (2.26%) Drupal
5 8 (2.01%) Apache
6 6 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.51%) Confluence
7 3 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.75%) IIS
7 3 (0.75%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.50%) nginx
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.25%) Lync
9 1 (0.25%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.25%) Captiva
Applications
1 219 (55.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 34 (8.54%) Fireworks
2 34 (8.54%) InDesign
3 25 (6.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 24 (6.03%) MS Office
4 24 (6.03%) Acrobat
5 19 (4.77%) MS Excel
6 18 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (3.77%) MS Visio
8 14 (3.52%) OmniGraffle
8 14 (3.52%) Adobe After Effects
9 7 (1.76%) MS Project
9 7 (1.76%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (1.51%) ImageReady
11 4 (1.01%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (1.01%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (0.75%) Maya
13 2 (0.50%) GIMP
13 2 (0.50%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.25%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.50%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Shopify
3 1 (0.25%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.75%) SaaS
3 2 (0.50%) GitHub
3 2 (0.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.51%) Intranet
2 4 (1.01%) Internet
3 3 (0.75%) DNS
4 2 (0.50%) FTP
4 2 (0.50%) HTTP
5 1 (0.25%) Broadband
5 1 (0.25%) LAN
5 1 (0.25%) WAN
5 1 (0.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.51%) MySQL
3 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (12.06%) Axure RP
2 34 (8.54%) Dreamweaver
2 34 (8.54%) Git (software)
3 25 (6.28%) Subversion
4 22 (5.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 8 (2.01%) JIRA
6 7 (1.76%) Grunt
6 7 (1.76%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.26%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.26%) Xcode
7 5 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.01%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.75%) Yeoman
9 3 (0.75%) Bower
10 2 (0.50%) Selenium
10 2 (0.50%) QUnit
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
General
1 64 (16.08%) Marketing
2 57 (14.32%) Finance
3 33 (8.29%) Banking
4 31 (7.79%) Retail
5 21 (5.28%) Publishing
6 19 (4.77%) Games
7 17 (4.27%) Legal
8 9 (2.26%) Law
9 8 (2.01%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.76%) Advertising
11 6 (1.51%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.26%) Investment Banking
13 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
13 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.75%) German Language
14 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.50%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.50%) Interactive Media
16 1 (0.25%) Back Office
16 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 205 (51.51%) Designer
2 142 (35.68%) Developer
3 69 (17.34%) Front-End Developer
4 64 (16.08%) UI Designer
5 49 (12.31%) UX Designer
6 39 (9.80%) Visual Designer
7 27 (6.78%) Web Designer
8 24 (6.03%) Web Developer
9 18 (4.52%) Photoshop Designer
9 18 (4.52%) Senior Designer
10 17 (4.27%) UI Developer
10 17 (4.27%) UI Programmer
10 17 (4.27%) Analyst
11 14 (3.52%) Digital Designer
11 14 (3.52%) Graphic Designer
12 12 (3.02%) Lead Designer
13 10 (2.51%) Interface Designer
13 10 (2.51%) Senior Developer
14 9 (2.26%) Senior UX Designer
14 9 (2.26%) Lead Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (63.57%) HTML
2 221 (55.53%) CSS
3 113 (28.39%) HTML5
4 90 (22.61%) jQuery
5 87 (21.86%) CSS3
6 35 (8.79%) Ajax
6 35 (8.79%) Flash
7 30 (7.54%) XML
8 28 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (6.53%) AngularJS
9 26 (6.53%) Sass
10 20 (5.03%) XHTML
10 20 (5.03%) .NET
11 18 (4.52%) LESS
12 12 (3.02%) Apache Flex
13 11 (2.76%) JSON
14 10 (2.51%) ASP.NET
15 9 (2.26%) JSP
15 9 (2.26%) DOM
16 8 (2.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 159 (39.95%) User Experience
2 45 (11.31%) Mobile App
3 35 (8.79%) Graphic Design
4 23 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.77%) W3C
6 14 (3.52%) Social Media
7 13 (3.27%) E-Learning
7 13 (3.27%) Animation
8 11 (2.76%) Learning Management System
8 11 (2.76%) Digital Media
8 11 (2.76%) Video Editing
9 10 (2.51%) Mobile Payment
10 9 (2.26%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (2.01%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.51%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.51%) Online Games
13 5 (1.26%) Open Source
13 5 (1.26%) iPhone
13 5 (1.26%) iPad
14 4 (1.01%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.82%) Apple iOS
2 57 (14.32%) Android
3 19 (4.77%) Windows
4 3 (0.75%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.50%) UNIX
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.25%) Linux
6 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (14.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 39 (9.80%) Web Design
4 35 (8.79%) E-Commerce
5 27 (6.78%) Web Development
6 22 (5.53%) Information Architecture
6 22 (5.53%) Project Management
7 21 (5.28%) Scrum
8 18 (4.52%) OO
8 18 (4.52%) Content Management
9 17 (4.27%) SEO
10 16 (4.02%) Email Marketing
11 15 (3.77%) Workflow
12 12 (3.02%) Web Accessibility
13 10 (2.51%) Usability Testing
13 10 (2.51%) MVC
13 10 (2.51%) Product Management
13 10 (2.51%) Analytics
14 9 (2.26%) Rapid Prototyping
14 9 (2.26%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 143 (35.93%) JavaScript
2 18 (4.52%) PHP
3 14 (3.52%) C#
4 13 (3.27%) ActionScript
5 12 (3.02%) ActionScript 3.0
6 8 (2.01%) ActionScript 2.0
7 6 (1.51%) Java
8 5 (1.26%) Lua
9 4 (1.01%) SQL
9 4 (1.01%) C
10 3 (0.75%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.50%) PHP5
11 2 (0.50%) C++
12 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.25%) Python
12 1 (0.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (10.30%) Degree
2 4 (1.01%) HND
3 3 (0.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.26%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) cPanel
2 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 122 (30.65%) Adobe
2 19 (4.77%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.27%) Apple
4 8 (2.01%) Google
5 6 (1.51%) Twitter
6 5 (1.26%) Facebook
7 4 (1.01%) ExactTarget
7 4 (1.01%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.75%) Quark
8 3 (0.75%) RedDot
9 2 (0.50%) Aprimo
9 2 (0.50%) Venda
9 2 (0.50%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.25%) iRise
10 1 (0.25%) Ektron
10 1 (0.25%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle
10 1 (0.25%) Perforce
10 1 (0.25%) FatWire
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