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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 220 174 190
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +16
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 195 275 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 1.22% 1.07%
As % of the Applications category 7.58% 10.30% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 187 149
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-0.41% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Average hourly rate £19.66 £21.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.54% +24.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 £12.75 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £30.95 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.92% -40.00%
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
2573 2671 2700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.61% 11.80% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1660 1724 1704
Average daily rate £375 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 179 155
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £34.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
City of London -13 45 £288 -32.35% 33
Hammersmith -4 2 £313 -3.84%
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Surbiton -1 1 £150 -62.50%
Barnet - 1 - -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 221 (64.43%) HTML
2 204 (59.48%) CSS
3 166 (48.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 153 (44.61%) JavaScript
5 142 (41.40%) User Experience
6 135 (39.36%) Adobe
7 109 (31.78%) HTML5
8 103 (30.03%) jQuery
9 99 (28.86%) CSS3
10 58 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (13.99%) Marketing
12 47 (13.70%) CMS
12 47 (13.70%) Responsive Web Design
13 44 (12.83%) Finance
14 39 (11.37%) E-Commerce
15 38 (11.08%) Degree
16 36 (10.50%) Web Design
17 35 (10.20%) Axure RP
18 34 (9.91%) Retail
19 33 (9.62%) Graphic Design
19 33 (9.62%) Flash
20 32 (9.33%) Sass
21 31 (9.04%) Dreamweaver
21 31 (9.04%) Content Management
22 30 (8.75%) InDesign
23 29 (8.45%) Android
23 29 (8.45%) Apple iOS
24 28 (8.16%) Mobile App
24 28 (8.16%) XML
25 27 (7.87%) Banking

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (13.70%) CMS
2 15 (4.37%) WordPress
3 10 (2.92%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.62%) Drupal
5 8 (2.33%) Node.js
5 8 (2.33%) Confluence
6 7 (2.04%) IIS
6 7 (2.04%) Apache
6 7 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.46%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.46%) Immediacy CMS
9 3 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.87%) Kentico
10 2 (0.58%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.29%) uiautomator
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 166 (48.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 30 (8.75%) InDesign
3 25 (7.29%) Fireworks
4 23 (6.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 23 (6.71%) MS Office
5 22 (6.41%) Acrobat
6 17 (4.96%) MS Excel
7 15 (4.37%) Adobe After Effects
8 14 (4.08%) MS Visio
9 6 (1.75%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (1.75%) ImageReady
10 5 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (1.46%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (1.46%) GIMP
11 4 (1.17%) Vectorworks
12 3 (0.87%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (0.87%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.87%) Revit
13 2 (0.58%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.58%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 7 (2.04%) WebTrends
1 7 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.04%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.75%) GitHub
3 4 (1.17%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (1.17%) SaaS
4 3 (0.87%) PaaS
4 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.58%) Responsys
6 1 (0.29%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.62%) Internet
2 7 (2.04%) Intranet
3 2 (0.58%) WebEx
3 2 (0.58%) SSL
3 2 (0.58%) FTP
4 1 (0.29%) SSH
4 1 (0.29%) Wireless
4 1 (0.29%) HTTP
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) Broadband
4 1 (0.29%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.50%) MySQL
2 7 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.58%) QlikView
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (10.20%) Axure RP
2 31 (9.04%) Dreamweaver
3 22 (6.41%) Subversion
4 21 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 19 (5.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 16 (4.66%) JIRA
7 9 (2.62%) Grunt
8 6 (1.75%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.17%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.58%) GCC
10 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.58%) RSpec
10 2 (0.58%) Trac
10 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.58%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.58%) Maven
11 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.29%) Xcode
11 1 (0.29%) Ant
11 1 (0.29%) IntelliJ
General
1 48 (13.99%) Marketing
2 44 (12.83%) Finance
3 34 (9.91%) Retail
4 27 (7.87%) Banking
5 16 (4.66%) Advertising
6 11 (3.21%) Games
7 10 (2.92%) Publishing
8 8 (2.33%) Law
9 6 (1.75%) Legal
10 5 (1.46%) Multimedia
11 4 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.17%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.87%) Local Government
12 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.58%) Front Office
13 2 (0.58%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.58%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.58%) French Language
14 1 (0.29%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 161 (46.94%) Designer
2 139 (40.52%) Developer
3 69 (20.12%) Front-End Developer
4 59 (17.20%) UI Designer
5 51 (14.87%) Web Developer
6 40 (11.66%) UX Designer
7 20 (5.83%) Front-End Web Developer
7 20 (5.83%) Visual Designer
8 18 (5.25%) Web Designer
9 15 (4.37%) UI Developer
9 15 (4.37%) UI Programmer
10 12 (3.50%) Graphic Designer
10 12 (3.50%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (2.92%) Digital Designer
11 10 (2.92%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.62%) Web Editor
12 9 (2.62%) Photoshop Designer
12 9 (2.62%) Junior
12 9 (2.62%) Junior Designer
13 8 (2.33%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (64.43%) HTML
2 204 (59.48%) CSS
3 109 (31.78%) HTML5
4 103 (30.03%) jQuery
5 99 (28.86%) CSS3
6 33 (9.62%) Flash
7 32 (9.33%) Sass
8 28 (8.16%) XML
9 25 (7.29%) XHTML
9 25 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 22 (6.41%) AngularJS
11 20 (5.83%) LESS
12 19 (5.54%) Ajax
13 18 (5.25%) .NET
14 13 (3.79%) Backbone.js
15 11 (3.21%) ASP.NET
15 11 (3.21%) Web Services
16 9 (2.62%) JSON
16 9 (2.62%) REST
17 5 (1.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 142 (41.40%) User Experience
2 33 (9.62%) Graphic Design
3 28 (8.16%) Mobile App
4 18 (5.25%) W3C
5 14 (4.08%) Social Media
5 14 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.62%) Animation
7 8 (2.33%) Digital Media
8 7 (2.04%) Copywriting
8 7 (2.04%) Learning Management System
9 6 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (1.75%) Video Editing
10 5 (1.46%) Online Games
10 5 (1.46%) E-Learning
10 5 (1.46%) Open Source
10 5 (1.46%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.17%) RIA
11 4 (1.17%) Photography
12 3 (0.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.45%) Android
1 29 (8.45%) Apple iOS
2 19 (5.54%) Windows
3 5 (1.46%) Windows Phone
4 4 (1.17%) Linux
5 3 (0.87%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) CentOS
7 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (13.70%) Responsive Web Design
3 39 (11.37%) E-Commerce
4 36 (10.50%) Web Design
5 31 (9.04%) Content Management
6 25 (7.29%) Web Development
7 23 (6.71%) Analytics
8 21 (6.12%) Information Architecture
9 20 (5.83%) CRM
10 16 (4.66%) Scrum
11 15 (4.37%) MVC
11 15 (4.37%) OO
12 13 (3.79%) Project Management
13 12 (3.50%) SEO
14 10 (2.92%) Rapid Prototyping
14 10 (2.92%) Time Management
14 10 (2.92%) Email Marketing
14 10 (2.92%) Usability Testing
15 8 (2.33%) Workflow
16 7 (2.04%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (44.61%) JavaScript
2 26 (7.58%) PHP
3 13 (3.79%) SQL
4 9 (2.62%) C#
5 6 (1.75%) PHP5
6 5 (1.46%) ActionScript
6 5 (1.46%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.17%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.58%) VBA
8 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.58%) Java
9 1 (0.29%) XAML
9 1 (0.29%) VB
9 1 (0.29%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 38 (11.08%) Degree
2 9 (2.62%) HND
3 5 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.87%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.46%) WCAG
2 3 (0.87%) QA
2 3 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.29%) XenServer
1 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 135 (39.36%) Adobe
2 23 (6.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.21%) Google
3 11 (3.21%) Facebook
4 9 (2.62%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.04%) Twitter
6 6 (1.75%) Demandware
6 6 (1.75%) hybris
6 6 (1.75%) Apple
6 6 (1.75%) ATG
7 3 (0.87%) DoubleClick
7 3 (0.87%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle
7 3 (0.87%) Quark
8 2 (0.58%) ExactTarget
8 2 (0.58%) FatWire
8 2 (0.58%) Omniture
9 1 (0.29%) Zend
9 1 (0.29%) Aprimo
9 1 (0.29%) Autodesk
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