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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 66 49 90
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +41
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 17 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.28% 2.39% 0.35%
As % of the Applications category 10.43% 18.59% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
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
163 156 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.28% 12.84% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 63 88
Average daily rate £325 £320 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £154 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 29
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.00 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Photoshop
North West

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (84.38%) HTML
2 23 (71.88%) Adobe
2 23 (71.88%) CSS
3 22 (68.75%) HTML5
4 19 (59.38%) Dreamweaver
5 17 (53.13%) CSS3
6 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (21.88%) jQuery
9 7 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (18.75%) Web Design
11 5 (15.63%) Orchard
12 4 (12.50%) Animation
13 3 (9.38%) Java
14 2 (6.25%) XHTML
14 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
14 2 (6.25%) XML
14 2 (6.25%) PHP
14 2 (6.25%) CMS
14 2 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
14 2 (6.25%) Degree
14 2 (6.25%) Pure360
15 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 1 (3.13%) Facebook
15 1 (3.13%) Twitter
15 1 (3.13%) Content Management
15 1 (3.13%) Ajax
15 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (3.13%) Maya
3 1 (3.13%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (3.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Pure360
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
1 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) Designer
3 14 (43.75%) UI Programmer
3 14 (43.75%) UI Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (21.88%) UI Designer
6 5 (15.63%) Web Designer
6 5 (15.63%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Content Editor
7 1 (3.13%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) HTML
2 23 (71.88%) CSS
3 22 (68.75%) HTML5
4 17 (53.13%) CSS3
5 7 (21.88%) jQuery
6 2 (6.25%) XHTML
6 2 (6.25%) XML
7 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.13%) Ajax
7 1 (3.13%) SVG
7 1 (3.13%) CGI
7 1 (3.13%) .NET
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.13%) JSP
7 1 (3.13%) SOAP
7 1 (3.13%) Web Services
7 1 (3.13%) XSLT
7 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Animation
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (18.75%) Web Design
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) Content Management
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
5 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) SEO
5 1 (3.13%) Workflow
5 1 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Adobe
2 5 (15.63%) Orchard
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Facebook
4 1 (3.13%) Twitter