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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 85 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 21 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.11% 1.21% 2.07%
As % of the Applications category 10.05% 9.94% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £310 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £347 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £250
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.75 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
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
209 161 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.02% 12.19% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 108 62
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £166 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 27
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £18.15 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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 18 (60.00%) User Experience
2 16 (53.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (40.00%) HTML
4 11 (36.67%) CSS
5 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 9 (30.00%) Adobe
7 8 (26.67%) Digital Media
8 6 (20.00%) Degree
9 5 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (16.67%) PHP
9 5 (16.67%) jQuery
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.33%) InDesign
10 4 (13.33%) Python
10 4 (13.33%) HTML5
10 4 (13.33%) Photography
10 4 (13.33%) Axure RP
11 3 (10.00%) Brand Management
11 3 (10.00%) hybris
11 3 (10.00%) New Media
11 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (10.00%) MySQL
11 3 (10.00%) XML
11 3 (10.00%) Flash
11 3 (10.00%) Web Design
11 3 (10.00%) Scrum
11 3 (10.00%) CMS
11 3 (10.00%) Subversion
11 3 (10.00%) Marketing
12 2 (6.67%) Web Development

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (13.33%) InDesign
3 2 (6.67%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (6.67%) Maya
3 2 (6.67%) 3ds Max
3 2 (6.67%) MODO
4 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.33%) Fireworks
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Axure RP
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Firebug
3 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Interactive Media
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Designer
2 11 (36.67%) Developer
3 10 (33.33%) UI Designer
4 7 (23.33%) UI/UX Designer
5 6 (20.00%) Senior UI/UX Designer
5 6 (20.00%) Senior Designer
5 6 (20.00%) Senior UI Designer
6 4 (13.33%) UX Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Django Developer
7 2 (6.67%) UI Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Web Designer
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) HTML
2 11 (36.67%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) jQuery
4 4 (13.33%) HTML5
5 3 (10.00%) XML
5 3 (10.00%) Flash
6 2 (6.67%) Ajax
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.67%) Django
6 2 (6.67%) SOAP
6 2 (6.67%) .NET
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.33%) Web Services
7 1 (3.33%) XHTML
7 1 (3.33%) CSS3
7 1 (3.33%) Sass
7 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.33%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) User Experience
2 8 (26.67%) Digital Media
3 4 (13.33%) Photography
4 3 (10.00%) New Media
5 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.33%) Human Factors
6 1 (3.33%) W3C
6 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
6 1 (3.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (10.00%) Brand Management
2 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (10.00%) Scrum
2 3 (10.00%) Web Design
3 2 (6.67%) SEO
3 2 (6.67%) Data Management
3 2 (6.67%) Content Management
3 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Web Development
3 2 (6.67%) Usability Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Test Management
3 2 (6.67%) Product Management
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Kanban
4 1 (3.33%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (3.33%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (3.33%) BDD
4 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.67%) PHP
3 4 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Adobe
2 3 (10.00%) hybris
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Apple