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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 80 65 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 11 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 1.54% 3.19%
As % of the Applications category 5.76% 10.73% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £310 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +51.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £310 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £348 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £28.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.35 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+63.54% -40.00%
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
191 177 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.47% 14.34% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 102 58
Average daily rate £275 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £175 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 22
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.83 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -24.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.27 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £28.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 2015. 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
Salford +1 1 £118 -
Photoshop
North West

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) User Experience
5 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (20.00%) Web Design
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) PHP
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (20.00%) hybris
6 3 (20.00%) Subversion
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) QA
7 2 (13.33%) Content Management
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (13.33%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) Test Management
7 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
7 2 (13.33%) Smarty
7 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) Flash
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (13.33%) CINEMA 4D
2 2 (13.33%) MODO
2 2 (13.33%) Maya
2 2 (13.33%) 3ds Max
3 1 (6.67%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) PhantomJS
2 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Designer
3 4 (26.67%) Web Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) UI Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Designer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) UI Designer
5 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Email Designer
6 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) Smarty
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) Flash
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
6 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
6 1 (6.67%) Zepto.js
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.67%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Human Factors
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Web Design
1 3 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Content Management
2 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) Test Management
2 2 (13.33%) BDD
2 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (6.67%) MVVM
3 1 (6.67%) SEO
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) VB
3 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) hybris
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe