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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 134 104 88
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -16
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 14 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.79% 1.53%
As % of the Applications category 3.29% 5.77% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £255 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £137 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £321 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-0.41% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £23.88 £112.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.77%
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 West region.

Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
426 416 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.61% 13.76% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 184 124
Average daily rate £328 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 51
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% -9.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.23 £28.75 £101.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 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
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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 -18 8 £200 -21.56% 17
Cheshire -9 5 £275 -12.00% 10
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (84.85%) HTML
2 27 (81.82%) CSS
3 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 14 (42.42%) jQuery
4 13 (39.39%) Dreamweaver
4 13 (39.39%) User Experience
5 12 (36.36%) HTML5
5 12 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (27.27%) Web Design
6 9 (27.27%) Fireworks
6 9 (27.27%) CSS3
7 7 (21.21%) Adobe
7 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
8 6 (18.18%) Flash
9 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (15.15%) Sass
10 4 (12.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (12.12%) Axure RP
10 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (12.12%) Web Development
10 4 (12.12%) PHP
11 3 (9.09%) .NET
11 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 3 (9.09%) C#
11 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (9.09%) UX Design
11 3 (9.09%) TDD
11 3 (9.09%) Retail
11 3 (9.09%) Subversion

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.06%) WordPress
1 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
1 2 (6.06%) CMS
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (27.27%) Fireworks
3 3 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (6.06%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Broadband
2 1 (3.03%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (12.12%) Axure RP
4 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.09%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) Grunt
6 1 (3.03%) PhantomJS
6 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.03%) Bower
General
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Designer
2 18 (54.55%) Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Web Developer
4 10 (30.30%) Web Designer
5 7 (21.21%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (12.12%) UI Programmer
7 4 (12.12%) UX Designer
7 4 (12.12%) UI Developer
8 3 (9.09%) UI Designer
9 2 (6.06%) User Experience Architect
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Creative Designer
9 2 (6.06%) Photoshop Designer
9 2 (6.06%) Architect
9 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Email Designer
10 1 (3.03%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (84.85%) HTML
2 27 (81.82%) CSS
3 14 (42.42%) jQuery
4 12 (36.36%) HTML5
5 9 (27.27%) CSS3
6 6 (18.18%) Flash
7 5 (15.15%) Sass
8 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (9.09%) .NET
9 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 2 (6.06%) Backbone.js
10 2 (6.06%) Semantic HTML
10 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.06%) Smarty
10 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
11 1 (3.03%) SVG
11 1 (3.03%) Durandal
11 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (3.03%) LESS
11 1 (3.03%) Zepto.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.03%) Copywriting
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Web Design
2 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (12.12%) Web Development
4 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.09%) UX Design
4 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) BDD
5 2 (6.06%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (6.06%) MVVM
5 2 (6.06%) SEO
6 1 (3.03%) UML
6 1 (3.03%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) SOA
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Usability Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.12%) PHP
3 3 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Adobe
2 3 (9.09%) hybris
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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Posted: 4 days ago
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