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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 203 201 195
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 244 252 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.02% 1.01% 0.99%
As % of the Applications category 8.80% 8.55% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 168 156
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £150 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.05 £7.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £21.45 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
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
2772 2946 3310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.56% 11.78% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1813 1857 2108
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 168 231
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.70 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +17 63 £366 +33.18% 18
Canary Wharf +23 9 £300 -
Hammersmith 0 1 - -
Mayfair - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 339 (65.83%) HTML
2 316 (61.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 303 (58.83%) CSS
4 213 (41.36%) Adobe
5 177 (34.37%) JavaScript
6 141 (27.38%) HTML5
7 122 (23.69%) CSS3
8 116 (22.52%) jQuery
9 89 (17.28%) Flash
10 88 (17.09%) InDesign
11 86 (16.70%) Marketing
12 72 (13.98%) Android
13 70 (13.59%) Responsive Web Design
13 70 (13.59%) Finance
14 58 (11.26%) CMS
15 55 (10.68%) Dreamweaver
15 55 (10.68%) Apple iOS
16 54 (10.49%) Social Media
16 54 (10.49%) Fireworks
16 54 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
17 53 (10.29%) Mobile App
18 50 (9.71%) Axure RP
19 48 (9.32%) Degree
19 48 (9.32%) E-Commerce
20 47 (9.13%) Ajax
21 42 (8.16%) Windows
22 41 (7.96%) Web Development
23 40 (7.77%) Banking
23 40 (7.77%) Microsoft
24 39 (7.57%) AngularJS

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (11.26%) CMS
2 32 (6.21%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.69%) Node.js
4 15 (2.91%) WordPress
5 13 (2.52%) Apache
6 10 (1.94%) Umbraco
7 9 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (1.55%) Drupal
9 5 (0.97%) IIS
10 4 (0.78%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.58%) Sitefinity
11 3 (0.58%) Lync
12 2 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.39%) TeamSite
12 2 (0.39%) Moodle
12 2 (0.39%) Confluence
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.19%) ExpressionEngine
13 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 316 (61.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 88 (17.09%) InDesign
3 54 (10.49%) Fireworks
4 36 (6.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (6.60%) Adobe After Effects
6 27 (5.24%) MS Excel
7 26 (5.05%) MS Office
7 26 (5.05%) OmniGraffle
8 18 (3.50%) Acrobat
9 12 (2.33%) MS Project
10 7 (1.36%) MS Visio
11 5 (0.97%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (0.97%) CINEMA 4D
11 5 (0.97%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.78%) GIMP
13 3 (0.58%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.39%) Maya
14 2 (0.39%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.39%) CorelDRAW
15 1 (0.19%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 13 (2.52%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.78%) Magento
3 2 (0.39%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Shopify
4 1 (0.19%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.19%) Office 365
1 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.63%) Internet
2 25 (4.85%) Intranet
3 5 (0.97%) HTTP
4 3 (0.58%) FTP
5 2 (0.39%) LAN
5 2 (0.39%) WAN
5 2 (0.39%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) VPN
6 1 (0.19%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.50%) MySQL
2 13 (2.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Big Data
6 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.19%) MS Access
6 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 55 (10.68%) Dreamweaver
2 50 (9.71%) Axure RP
3 33 (6.41%) Subversion
4 30 (5.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 27 (5.24%) Git (software)
6 16 (3.11%) Visual Studio
7 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Blend
8 10 (1.94%) NUnit
9 8 (1.55%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.36%) JIRA
11 6 (1.17%) Sublime Text
12 5 (0.97%) Capybara
12 5 (0.97%) IntelliJ
12 5 (0.97%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.97%) Flex Builder
12 5 (0.97%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.78%) Grunt
13 4 (0.78%) Sinon.JS
14 3 (0.58%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.58%) Firebug
General
1 86 (16.70%) Marketing
2 70 (13.59%) Finance
3 40 (7.77%) Banking
4 38 (7.38%) Publishing
5 36 (6.99%) Retail
6 23 (4.47%) Advertising
7 19 (3.69%) Games
8 14 (2.72%) Retail Banking
9 12 (2.33%) Legal
10 9 (1.75%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.36%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.17%) Interactive Media
13 4 (0.78%) German Language
13 4 (0.78%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.78%) Law
14 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.19%) Front Office
15 1 (0.19%) Electronics
15 1 (0.19%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 240 (46.60%) Designer
2 172 (33.40%) Developer
3 86 (16.70%) Front-End Developer
4 63 (12.23%) User Experience Designer
5 54 (10.49%) UI Designer
6 40 (7.77%) Visual Designer
7 35 (6.80%) Digital Designer
8 29 (5.63%) Web Designer
9 27 (5.24%) Photoshop Designer
10 26 (5.05%) Web Developer
11 25 (4.85%) UI Developer
12 24 (4.66%) Senior Designer
12 24 (4.66%) Graphic Designer
13 19 (3.69%) UI Programmer
14 17 (3.30%) Senior Developer
15 15 (2.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 14 (2.72%) Junior
17 12 (2.33%) Interface Designer
17 12 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
17 12 (2.33%) Senior User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (65.83%) HTML
2 303 (58.83%) CSS
3 141 (27.38%) HTML5
4 122 (23.69%) CSS3
5 116 (22.52%) jQuery
6 89 (17.28%) Flash
7 47 (9.13%) Ajax
8 39 (7.57%) AngularJS
9 38 (7.38%) XML
10 30 (5.83%) XHTML
11 25 (4.85%) JSON
11 25 (4.85%) .NET
12 24 (4.66%) Sass
13 21 (4.08%) LESS
14 19 (3.69%) ASP.NET
14 19 (3.69%) Apache Flex
15 18 (3.50%) WPF
15 18 (3.50%) Backbone.js
16 17 (3.30%) Silverlight
17 15 (2.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.49%) Social Media
2 53 (10.29%) Mobile App
3 36 (6.99%) Graphic Design
4 30 (5.83%) iPhone
5 18 (3.50%) Animation
6 14 (2.72%) W3C
7 11 (2.14%) Wiki
8 10 (1.94%) Photography
8 10 (1.94%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.55%) Copywriting
9 8 (1.55%) Open Source
9 8 (1.55%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.36%) E-Learning
10 7 (1.36%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.36%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.17%) iPad
11 6 (1.17%) RIA
11 6 (1.17%) Online Banking
11 6 (1.17%) Streaming Video
11 6 (1.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 72 (13.98%) Android
2 55 (10.68%) Apple iOS
3 42 (8.16%) Windows
4 20 (3.88%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (0.97%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.97%) UNIX
6 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.78%) Linux
7 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (13.59%) Responsive Web Design
2 54 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (9.32%) E-Commerce
4 41 (7.96%) Web Development
5 39 (7.57%) Content Management
5 39 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (6.02%) Web Design
7 30 (5.83%) OO
8 29 (5.63%) Project Management
9 27 (5.24%) TDD
9 27 (5.24%) SEO
10 24 (4.66%) Analytics
11 21 (4.08%) MVC
12 17 (3.30%) Information Architecture
13 16 (3.11%) Workflow
14 15 (2.91%) Usability Testing
14 15 (2.91%) Time Management
14 15 (2.91%) User Experience Design
15 13 (2.52%) Scrum
16 12 (2.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 177 (34.37%) JavaScript
2 37 (7.18%) PHP
3 31 (6.02%) Java
4 21 (4.08%) ActionScript
5 17 (3.30%) XAML
6 16 (3.11%) C#
7 14 (2.72%) ActionScript 3.0
8 8 (1.55%) SQL
9 5 (0.97%) Ruby
9 5 (0.97%) Lua
10 4 (0.78%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (0.58%) PHP5
11 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.58%) C++
12 2 (0.39%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.39%) Python
13 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.19%) C
13 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (9.32%) Degree
2 4 (0.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.39%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.19%) ISEB
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.19%) MCTS
4 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.30%) QA
2 5 (0.97%) WCAG
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
3 1 (0.19%) Section 508
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 213 (41.36%) Adobe
2 40 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.27%) Google
4 13 (2.52%) Apple
5 9 (1.75%) EPiServer
6 8 (1.55%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.55%) Facebook
7 7 (1.36%) ExactTarget
7 7 (1.36%) Infragistics
8 6 (1.17%) RedDot
8 6 (1.17%) Ektron
9 5 (0.97%) Twitter
10 4 (0.78%) Zend
10 4 (0.78%) Oracle
11 3 (0.58%) SAP
11 3 (0.58%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.58%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.58%) MobileIron
11 3 (0.58%) Lyris
12 2 (0.39%) Xamarin
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