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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 222 167 188
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +21
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 197 298 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 1.28% 1.03%
As % of the Applications category 7.71% 10.73% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 200 143
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £191 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £487 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Average hourly rate £19.66 £22.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.96 £15.25 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £29.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.86 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.95% -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
2556 2777 2686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.42% 11.91% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1785 1721
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 174 136
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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
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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 -12 48 £375 -6.25% 17
Canary Wharf -4 2 - -
Hammersmith -6 2 £313 -3.84%
Bromley +4 1 £325 -
Surbiton +1 1 £150 -62.50%
Barnet - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 230 (64.97%) HTML
2 203 (57.34%) CSS
3 172 (48.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 147 (41.53%) JavaScript
5 142 (40.11%) User Experience
6 135 (38.14%) Adobe
7 106 (29.94%) HTML5
8 103 (29.10%) jQuery
9 93 (26.27%) CSS3
10 59 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (13.84%) Finance
12 48 (13.56%) CMS
12 48 (13.56%) Marketing
13 46 (12.99%) Responsive Web Design
14 41 (11.58%) Axure RP
15 39 (11.02%) Degree
16 37 (10.45%) Web Design
17 36 (10.17%) Flash
17 36 (10.17%) Mobile App
18 34 (9.60%) Sass
18 34 (9.60%) Dreamweaver
18 34 (9.60%) Android
19 33 (9.32%) Retail
19 33 (9.32%) E-Commerce
20 31 (8.76%) Apple iOS
21 30 (8.47%) InDesign
21 30 (8.47%) Banking
21 30 (8.47%) Graphic Design
22 29 (8.19%) Content Management
22 29 (8.19%) PHP

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 48 (13.56%) CMS
2 17 (4.80%) WordPress
3 11 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.54%) Confluence
5 8 (2.26%) Drupal
6 7 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (1.98%) IIS
6 7 (1.98%) Node.js
7 6 (1.69%) Apache
8 5 (1.41%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.41%) Immediacy CMS
9 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.85%) Kentico
10 2 (0.56%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.28%) Moodle
11 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 172 (48.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 30 (8.47%) InDesign
3 26 (7.34%) Fireworks
4 22 (6.21%) Acrobat
5 21 (5.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 20 (5.65%) MS Office
7 17 (4.80%) MS Excel
8 14 (3.95%) MS Visio
8 14 (3.95%) Adobe After Effects
9 7 (1.98%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (1.69%) GIMP
10 6 (1.69%) ImageReady
10 6 (1.69%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (1.13%) Vectorworks
11 4 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (0.85%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (0.85%) Revit
12 3 (0.85%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.56%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.56%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 7 (1.98%) WebTrends
2 5 (1.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.69%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.41%) GitHub
3 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.13%) SaaS
3 4 (1.13%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.85%) PaaS
5 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.28%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.69%) Intranet
2 5 (1.41%) Internet
3 2 (0.56%) WebEx
3 2 (0.56%) FTP
3 2 (0.56%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) SSH
4 1 (0.28%) Wireless
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) Broadband
4 1 (0.28%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.67%) MySQL
2 7 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.56%) QlikView
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (11.58%) Axure RP
2 34 (9.60%) Dreamweaver
3 26 (7.34%) Git (software)
4 22 (6.21%) Subversion
5 21 (5.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 17 (4.80%) JIRA
7 9 (2.54%) Grunt
8 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.85%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.56%) RSpec
10 2 (0.56%) GCC
10 2 (0.56%) Trac
10 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.28%) Maven
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.28%) Xcode
11 1 (0.28%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.28%) Ant
11 1 (0.28%) Yeoman
11 1 (0.28%) Gradle
General
1 49 (13.84%) Finance
2 48 (13.56%) Marketing
3 33 (9.32%) Retail
4 30 (8.47%) Banking
5 17 (4.80%) Advertising
6 14 (3.95%) Games
7 9 (2.54%) Publishing
8 8 (2.26%) Law
9 6 (1.69%) Legal
10 5 (1.41%) Multimedia
10 5 (1.41%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.13%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.56%) Front Office
12 2 (0.56%) Local Government
12 2 (0.56%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.28%) German Language
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 172 (48.59%) Designer
2 138 (38.98%) Developer
3 65 (18.36%) UI Designer
3 65 (18.36%) Front-End Developer
4 50 (14.12%) Web Developer
5 47 (13.28%) UX Designer
6 21 (5.93%) Visual Designer
7 20 (5.65%) Front-End Web Developer
8 18 (5.08%) Web Designer
9 13 (3.67%) Photoshop Designer
9 13 (3.67%) Senior Designer
10 12 (3.39%) UI Programmer
10 12 (3.39%) UI Developer
11 11 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (3.11%) Digital Designer
12 10 (2.82%) Graphic Designer
13 9 (2.54%) HTML Developer
13 9 (2.54%) Web Editor
13 9 (2.54%) Senior Developer
13 9 (2.54%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (64.97%) HTML
2 203 (57.34%) CSS
3 106 (29.94%) HTML5
4 103 (29.10%) jQuery
5 93 (26.27%) CSS3
6 36 (10.17%) Flash
7 34 (9.60%) Sass
8 29 (8.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 28 (7.91%) XML
10 26 (7.34%) XHTML
11 22 (6.21%) LESS
12 20 (5.65%) AngularJS
13 19 (5.37%) Ajax
14 18 (5.08%) .NET
15 11 (3.11%) Web Services
15 11 (3.11%) ASP.NET
16 8 (2.26%) Backbone.js
17 7 (1.98%) REST
18 6 (1.69%) JSON
19 5 (1.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 142 (40.11%) User Experience
2 36 (10.17%) Mobile App
3 30 (8.47%) Graphic Design
4 17 (4.80%) W3C
5 13 (3.67%) Social Media
6 11 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.82%) Digital Media
8 8 (2.26%) Mobile Banking
8 8 (2.26%) Animation
9 6 (1.69%) Open Source
9 6 (1.69%) Learning Management System
9 6 (1.69%) Online Games
9 6 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.41%) Video Editing
10 5 (1.41%) Copywriting
10 5 (1.41%) E-Learning
11 4 (1.13%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.13%) iPhone
11 4 (1.13%) Photography
12 3 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.60%) Android
2 31 (8.76%) Apple iOS
3 20 (5.65%) Windows
4 4 (1.13%) Windows Phone
5 3 (0.85%) Linux
5 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) CentOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (12.99%) Responsive Web Design
3 37 (10.45%) Web Design
4 33 (9.32%) E-Commerce
5 29 (8.19%) Content Management
6 28 (7.91%) Web Development
7 19 (5.37%) CRM
7 19 (5.37%) Analytics
8 18 (5.08%) Information Architecture
9 15 (4.24%) Usability Testing
9 15 (4.24%) Scrum
9 15 (4.24%) OO
10 14 (3.95%) Project Management
11 12 (3.39%) MVC
11 12 (3.39%) SEO
11 12 (3.39%) Workflow
11 12 (3.39%) Email Marketing
12 10 (2.82%) Time Management
12 10 (2.82%) UX Design
13 8 (2.26%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 147 (41.53%) JavaScript
2 29 (8.19%) PHP
3 14 (3.95%) SQL
4 10 (2.82%) C#
5 7 (1.98%) ActionScript
6 5 (1.41%) PHP5
6 5 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.13%) Objective-C
8 3 (0.85%) Java
8 3 (0.85%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (0.56%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (0.56%) VBA
9 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.28%) Lua
10 1 (0.28%) XAML
10 1 (0.28%) C
10 1 (0.28%) C++
10 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (11.02%) Degree
2 9 (2.54%) HND
3 5 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.85%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.54%) QA
2 5 (1.41%) WCAG
3 3 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.28%) XenServer
1 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) cPanel
Vendors
1 135 (38.14%) Adobe
2 23 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.39%) Google
4 11 (3.11%) Facebook
5 9 (2.54%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.98%) Twitter
7 6 (1.69%) Apple
8 3 (0.85%) DoubleClick
8 3 (0.85%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.85%) ATG
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle
8 3 (0.85%) Quark
8 3 (0.85%) Demandware
8 3 (0.85%) hybris
9 2 (0.56%) Venda
9 2 (0.56%) FatWire
9 2 (0.56%) Aprimo
10 1 (0.28%) Zend
10 1 (0.28%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.28%) VMware
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