The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 101 94 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 4 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.30% 1.30%
As % of the Applications category 2.20% 2.34% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 11
Average daily rate - £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.86 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.01% -14.95%
Photoshop
North West

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
182 214 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.02% 12.67% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 97 88
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 21
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £12.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £17.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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
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 1 May 2016, 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 19 (86.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 15 (68.18%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) Adobe
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) User Experience
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) MS Office
5 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 5 (22.73%) PHP
6 5 (22.73%) CMS
7 4 (18.18%) Acrobat
7 4 (18.18%) Fireworks
7 4 (18.18%) Web Design
7 4 (18.18%) Time Management
7 4 (18.18%) HTML5
7 4 (18.18%) CSS3
8 3 (13.64%) Grunt
8 3 (13.64%) React
8 3 (13.64%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
8 3 (13.64%) UX Design
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) InDesign
9 2 (9.09%) Scrum
9 2 (9.09%) SEO
9 2 (9.09%) Project Management
9 2 (9.09%) Quark
9 2 (9.09%) QuarkXPress

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (22.73%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
3 4 (18.18%) Acrobat
3 4 (18.18%) Fireworks
4 3 (13.64%) InDesign
5 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (9.09%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (9.09%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Grunt
2 1 (4.55%) gulp
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Designer
2 7 (31.82%) Web Designer
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
4 5 (22.73%) UI Designer
4 5 (22.73%) UX Designer
5 3 (13.64%) UI/UX Designer
6 2 (9.09%) Artworker
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Artworker
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (9.09%) Graphic Designer
6 2 (9.09%) Junior
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Designer
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Graphic Designer
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Web Designer
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) UI Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) CSS
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) CSS3
3 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) React
5 2 (9.09%) Grails
6 1 (4.55%) Flash
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) Sass
6 1 (4.55%) XHTML
6 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Animation
2 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.09%) Graphic Design
2 2 (9.09%) Psychology
2 2 (9.09%) Tandem
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Time Management
2 4 (18.18%) Web Design
3 3 (13.64%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 3 (13.64%) UX Design
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) SEO
4 2 (9.09%) Usability Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.55%) Iconography
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) OO PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Adobe
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
3 2 (9.09%) Quark
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