The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 139 104 80
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -24
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 15 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 1.01% 1.97%
As % of the Applications category 3.42% 7.13% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £310 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +90.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £295 £250
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £23.88 £68.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.10 £21.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.18% -37.85%
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 West region.

Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
438 435 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.79% 14.19% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 197 123
Average daily rate £313 £328 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.71% +4.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 53 56
Average hourly rate £15.99 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.27 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.61 £28.75 £42.50
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 West

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Photoshop Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
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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
Manchester -24 10 £200 -35.48% 16
Cheshire -8 4 £275 -8.33% 13
Merseyside -24 1 - - 4
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 21 (75.00%) HTML
2 20 (71.43%) CSS
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (35.71%) HTML5
5 9 (32.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (28.57%) User Experience
7 7 (25.00%) Web Design
7 7 (25.00%) Adobe
7 7 (25.00%) Fireworks
8 6 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (21.43%) Flash
8 6 (21.43%) jQuery
8 6 (21.43%) CSS3
9 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
10 4 (14.29%) C#
10 4 (14.29%) PHP
10 4 (14.29%) .NET
10 4 (14.29%) TDD
10 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 4 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (10.71%) Sass
11 3 (10.71%) hybris
11 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
11 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (10.71%) Subversion
11 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
11 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
12 2 (7.14%) Broadband
12 2 (7.14%) SEO
12 2 (7.14%) SQL Server

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) CMS
1 2 (7.14%) Umbraco
1 2 (7.14%) WordPress
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (25.00%) Fireworks
3 2 (7.14%) Maya
3 2 (7.14%) 3ds Max
3 2 (7.14%) InDesign
3 2 (7.14%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (7.14%) MODO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Broadband
2 1 (3.57%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
3 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.71%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) Bower
5 2 (7.14%) gulp
5 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.14%) Grunt
6 1 (3.57%) PhantomJS
6 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) Designer
3 9 (32.14%) Web Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Web Designer
5 7 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (14.29%) UI Developer
7 4 (14.29%) UI Programmer
8 3 (10.71%) UI Designer
9 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
9 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Photoshop Designer
10 1 (3.57%) Email Designer
10 1 (3.57%) Creative Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) HTML
2 20 (71.43%) CSS
3 10 (35.71%) HTML5
4 6 (21.43%) CSS3
4 6 (21.43%) jQuery
4 6 (21.43%) Flash
5 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.71%) Sass
6 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.14%) Smarty
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.57%) RESTful
8 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.57%) WPF
8 1 (3.57%) SVG
8 1 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.57%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Web Design
2 4 (14.29%) TDD
2 4 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) SEO
4 2 (7.14%) Data Management
4 2 (7.14%) Content Management
4 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Web Development
4 2 (7.14%) Test Management
4 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (3.57%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (3.57%) SDLC
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (3.57%) MVVM
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) PHP
2 4 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) VB
3 2 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Adobe
2 3 (10.71%) hybris
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