The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 59 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.65% 0.17% 0.71%
As % of the Applications category 5.95% 1.75% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £125 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.92% -40.00%
Photoshop
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
84 57 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.84% 9.66% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 16
Average daily rate £250 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £146 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £397 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £25.00 £12.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tyne and Wear -3 4 £375 +200.00% 1
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (33.33%) DNA
3 2 (33.33%) Fireworks
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Interactive TV
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) UX Design
4 1 (16.67%) Content Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Laravel
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (33.33%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Interaction Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UX Designer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Laravel
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Interactive TV
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) DNA
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) UX Design
3 1 (16.67%) Content Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP