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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 150 128 122
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 5 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.82% 0.70%
As % of the Applications category 1.74% 7.96% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 14
Median daily rate £190 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £150 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £337 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £47.33 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +320.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £27.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-6.30% +76.19%
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
288 427 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.94% 10.31% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 253 203
Median daily rate £381 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 43 63
Median hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +75.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £24.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Photoshop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 5 £190 -29.30% 8
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) HTML5
4 6 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (37.50%) Adobe
5 5 (31.25%) Web Development
6 4 (25.00%) Marketing
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) CMS
6 4 (25.00%) Fireworks
6 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (18.75%) Wireframes
7 3 (18.75%) Sass
7 3 (18.75%) User Experience
7 3 (18.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (18.75%) MySQL
7 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 3 (18.75%) SEO
7 3 (18.75%) InDesign
7 3 (18.75%) Web Design
7 3 (18.75%) Content Management
7 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) XML

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (25.00%) Fireworks
3 3 (18.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (18.75%) InDesign
4 1 (6.25%) 3ds Max
4 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Informix
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Introscope
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Mockito
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Military
3 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (25.00%) Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) UI Designer
5 2 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Creative Artworker
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Content Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Developer
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Multimedia Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) Sass
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (6.25%) Flash
6 1 (6.25%) JDBC
6 1 (6.25%) LESS
6 1 (6.25%) PowerMock
6 1 (6.25%) Servlets
6 1 (6.25%) Spring
6 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.25%) XSL
6 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (31.25%) Web Development
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (18.75%) Content Management
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) SEO
4 3 (18.75%) Web Design
4 3 (18.75%) Wireframes
5 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Content Management
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Document Management
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Autodesk
2 1 (6.25%) Compuware
2 1 (6.25%) EPiServer
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Perforce
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