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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 102 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 4 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 1.17% 1.02%
As % of the Applications category 2.82% 11.06% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 11
Median daily rate £350 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.63 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -24.69%
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
142 199 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.80% 10.60% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 105 104
Median daily rate £350 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 20
Median hourly rate £12.55 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £17.35 £17.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.32
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.33%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) CMS
3 7 (46.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) PHP
5 4 (26.67%) MS Office
5 4 (26.67%) Fireworks
5 4 (26.67%) Content Management
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (20.00%) Data Management
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Legal
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Adobe
7 2 (13.33%) ITSM
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) InDesign
7 2 (13.33%) Web Design
7 2 (13.33%) e-Learning
7 2 (13.33%) Life Science
7 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (13.33%) Marketing

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 8 (53.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (26.67%) Fireworks
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (13.33%) InDesign
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Digital Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Web Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (13.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) UI Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Content Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Content Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Web Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
1 2 (13.33%) e-Learning
1 2 (13.33%) Life Science
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Content Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Management
2 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Content Development
3 2 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM
3 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (13.33%) Web Design
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) EPiServer