The first table below looks at the demand for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Manchester region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 60 49 85
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +36
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 22 34 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.75% 3.05% 0.43%
As % of the Applications category 13.10% 20.48% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £250 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +23.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
168 166 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.40% 14.89% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 61 71
Average daily rate £340 £320 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £149 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 27
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £26.25 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Photoshop
North West

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 3
Wigan - - - - 1
Photoshop
North West

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 29 (72.50%) HTML
2 27 (67.50%) Adobe
3 26 (65.00%) CSS
4 24 (60.00%) HTML5
5 19 (47.50%) CSS3
5 19 (47.50%) Dreamweaver
6 16 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
9 9 (22.50%) jQuery
10 8 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (15.00%) Content Management
11 6 (15.00%) Web Design
12 5 (12.50%) Orchard
13 4 (10.00%) Animation
13 4 (10.00%) Web Development
13 4 (10.00%) PHP
13 4 (10.00%) WordPress
14 3 (7.50%) Java
14 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
14 3 (7.50%) Legal
14 3 (7.50%) CMS
14 3 (7.50%) Data Management
15 2 (5.00%) SEO
15 2 (5.00%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (5.00%) Magento
15 2 (5.00%) Sony
15 2 (5.00%) XHTML
15 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
15 2 (5.00%) Blackberry

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (10.00%) WordPress
2 3 (7.50%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.50%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (2.50%) Maya
3 1 (2.50%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 20 (50.00%) Designer
3 14 (35.00%) UI Developer
3 14 (35.00%) UI Programmer
4 8 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (17.50%) UI Designer
6 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Web Designer
8 2 (5.00%) Graphic Designer
9 1 (2.50%) Photoshop Designer
9 1 (2.50%) Content Editor
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Designer
9 1 (2.50%) Digital Designer
9 1 (2.50%) User Experience Developer
9 1 (2.50%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) HTML
2 26 (65.00%) CSS
3 24 (60.00%) HTML5
4 19 (47.50%) CSS3
5 9 (22.50%) jQuery
6 2 (5.00%) XHTML
6 2 (5.00%) Ajax
6 2 (5.00%) XML
7 1 (2.50%) XSLT
7 1 (2.50%) Flash
7 1 (2.50%) .NET
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.50%) JSP
7 1 (2.50%) SOAP
7 1 (2.50%) Web Services
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.50%) SVG
7 1 (2.50%) CGI
7 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Animation
2 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.50%) Blog
3 1 (2.50%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (15.00%) Web Design
3 6 (15.00%) Content Management
4 4 (10.00%) Web Development
5 3 (7.50%) Data Management
5 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.00%) SEO
7 1 (2.50%) OOP
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.00%) PHP
3 3 (7.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby
4 1 (2.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Adobe
2 5 (12.50%) Orchard
3 2 (5.00%) Sony
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Facebook
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter
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