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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 85 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 6 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.78% 0.98%
As % of the Applications category 3.26% 5.66% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Average daily rate
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£220 £336 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.57% +27.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £288 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £413 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £260 £230
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.25 - £10.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-10.60% +92.30%
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
184 159 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.10% 13.77% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 85 38
Average daily rate £316 £273 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.05% +7.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £120 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 15 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £9.25 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 19 December 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 - - - -
Bury - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Photoshop
North West

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) CSS
2 15 (68.18%) Adobe
3 12 (54.55%) HTML5
3 12 (54.55%) CSS3
4 11 (50.00%) User Experience
5 10 (45.45%) Dreamweaver
6 9 (40.91%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
8 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 4 (18.18%) Fireworks
10 3 (13.64%) PHP
10 3 (13.64%) CMS
10 3 (13.64%) Content Management
10 3 (13.64%) jQuery
10 3 (13.64%) Android
10 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
11 2 (9.09%) Graphic Design
11 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (9.09%) Facebook
11 2 (9.09%) WordPress
11 2 (9.09%) Marketing
11 2 (9.09%) Retail
11 2 (9.09%) Web Design
11 2 (9.09%) Workflow
11 2 (9.09%) Flash
11 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 1 (4.55%) C#
12 1 (4.55%) Microsoft

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (13.64%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) WordPress
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (18.18%) Fireworks
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (4.55%) MS Office
4 1 (4.55%) InDesign
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Designer
2 11 (50.00%) Developer
3 7 (31.82%) UI Programmer
3 7 (31.82%) UI Developer
4 5 (22.73%) UI Designer
5 3 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Graphic Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Web Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Content Editor
7 1 (4.55%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) CSS
3 12 (54.55%) HTML5
3 12 (54.55%) CSS3
4 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) Flash
6 1 (4.55%) XHTML
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) User Experience
2 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.55%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Android
1 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Content Management
3 2 (9.09%) Web Design
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) SEO
4 1 (4.55%) OOP
4 1 (4.55%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Facebook
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter
3 1 (4.55%) Xamarin
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