The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Photoshop
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 10 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.97% 0.36%
As % of the Applications category 8.06% 10.00% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 2
Median daily rate £270 £256 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.36% -0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £150 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £339 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £34.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-34.78% +20.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
124 190 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.88% 9.69% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 117 108
Median daily rate £335 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £40.00 £16.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Photoshop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Photoshop across the Manchester region.

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Photoshop Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop across the Manchester region.

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) Adobe
4 7 (46.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (40.00%) HTML5
5 6 (40.00%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) PHP
6 5 (33.33%) LAMP
6 5 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (33.33%) WordPress
6 5 (33.33%) User Experience
6 5 (33.33%) Wireframes
7 4 (26.67%) CMS
7 4 (26.67%) Marketing
8 3 (20.00%) InDesign
8 3 (20.00%) Web Design
8 3 (20.00%) Fireworks
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
9 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
9 2 (13.33%) TDD
9 2 (13.33%) Retail
9 2 (13.33%) Content Management
9 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
9 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
9 2 (13.33%) CasperJS
9 2 (13.33%) gulp
9 2 (13.33%) SEO

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) WordPress
2 4 (26.67%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (20.00%) Fireworks
3 3 (20.00%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
1 2 (13.33%) CasperJS
1 2 (13.33%) gulp
1 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
2 5 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 5 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 5 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Designer
4 3 (20.00%) Digital Designer
5 2 (13.33%) UI Designer
5 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Artworker
6 1 (6.67%) Content Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Creative Artworker
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Content Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Developer
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) LAMP
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Sass
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
4 2 (13.33%) SEO
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (6.67%) Google