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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 85 70 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -25
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 6 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 1.30% 2.92%
As % of the Applications category 2.82% 9.57% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 5
Average daily rate
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£208 £200 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £123 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £313 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £135.00 £112.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.86 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.95% -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
213 188 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.91% 13.58% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 90 41
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £120 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 25
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% -24.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £106.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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 5 May 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 5 May 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 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) User Experience
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) PHP
6 3 (30.00%) Adobe
7 2 (20.00%) Fireworks
7 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) Web Design
7 2 (20.00%) jQuery
7 2 (20.00%) hybris
7 2 (20.00%) MVVM
7 2 (20.00%) BDD
7 2 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (20.00%) CSS3
7 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
7 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (20.00%) Smarty
7 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (10.00%) C#
8 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 1 (10.00%) Zepto.js
8 1 (10.00%) PhantomJS
8 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (10.00%) Durandal
8 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Fireworks
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) InDesign
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) PhantomJS
1 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Designer
5 2 (20.00%) UI Programmer
5 2 (20.00%) UI Designer
5 2 (20.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Email Designer
6 1 (10.00%) Web Designer
6 1 (10.00%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Smarty
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (10.00%) Durandal
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (10.00%) Zepto.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) MVVM
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) SEO
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) hybris
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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