The first table below looks at the demand for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Merseyside region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank - 32 35
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.49% 1.10%
As % of the Applications category - 2.08% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +84.21%
Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
24 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.57% 23.30% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 17
Average daily rate £78 £248 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.68% -21.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 16
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.61 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.24% +25.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £59.25 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Photoshop
North West

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Photoshop across the Merseyside region.

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop across the Merseyside region.

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - - - - 3
Photoshop
North West

Photoshop
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe