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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 81 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 9 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.93% 0.43%
As % of the Applications category 5.84% 9.09% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £264
% change year-on-year
+21.73% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
154 121 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.20% 10.18% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 56 52
Average daily rate £303 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £160 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £402 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 23
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.67 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +5.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £26.28 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -7.93%

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
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 20 October 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 - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Photoshop
North West

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 24 (77.42%) HTML
1 24 (77.42%) Adobe
2 23 (74.19%) CSS
3 20 (64.52%) HTML5
4 18 (58.06%) CSS3
5 17 (54.84%) Dreamweaver
6 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (45.16%) User Experience
8 12 (38.71%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
10 6 (19.35%) jQuery
10 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
11 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (16.13%) Web Design
12 4 (12.90%) Fireworks
13 3 (9.68%) Content Management
13 3 (9.68%) Orchard
13 3 (9.68%) CMS
13 3 (9.68%) Android
13 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
14 2 (6.45%) Retail
14 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
14 2 (6.45%) Java
14 2 (6.45%) XHTML
14 2 (6.45%) PHP
15 1 (3.23%) .NET
15 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
15 1 (3.23%) Web Services
15 1 (3.23%) XML

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (9.68%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Drupal
2 1 (3.23%) WordPress
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (12.90%) Fireworks
3 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) Designer
3 13 (41.94%) UI Programmer
3 13 (41.94%) UI Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (19.35%) UI Designer
5 4 (12.90%) Web Designer
6 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Graphic Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Content Editor
7 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.23%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) HTML
2 23 (74.19%) CSS
3 20 (64.52%) HTML5
4 18 (58.06%) CSS3
5 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 2 (6.45%) XHTML
7 1 (3.23%) .NET
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.23%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) Flash
7 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) User Experience
2 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.23%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Android
1 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Web Design
2 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (9.68%) Content Management
4 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.23%) SEO
5 1 (3.23%) Workflow
5 1 (3.23%) OOP
5 1 (3.23%) Web Development
5 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
2 2 (6.45%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Adobe
2 3 (9.68%) Orchard
3 1 (3.23%) Facebook
3 1 (3.23%) Twitter
3 1 (3.23%) Xamarin
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