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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 129 109 82
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -27
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 18 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.78% 1.23%
As % of the Applications category 4.36% 6.71% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £175 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £123 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £48.75 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 - £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+31.90% +8.75%
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
413 313 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.12% 11.56% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 110 117
Average daily rate £300 £253 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.69% +1.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 57 40
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £43.50 £23.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Lancashire -2 8 £275 +57.14% 4
Cheshire +4 6 £250 - 9
Manchester -20 3 £325 +85.71% 16
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 30 (73.17%) HTML
2 29 (70.73%) CSS
3 23 (56.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (48.78%) jQuery
5 18 (43.90%) Dreamweaver
5 18 (43.90%) User Experience
6 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
7 13 (31.71%) HTML5
8 11 (26.83%) Adobe
8 11 (26.83%) Fireworks
8 11 (26.83%) CSS3
9 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
11 6 (14.63%) Axure RP
12 5 (12.20%) Web Design
12 5 (12.20%) Web Development
12 5 (12.20%) PHP
12 5 (12.20%) Flash
12 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
12 5 (12.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
13 4 (9.76%) Sass
13 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
13 4 (9.76%) Retail
13 4 (9.76%) Android
13 4 (9.76%) UX Design
14 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (7.32%) WordPress
14 3 (7.32%) C#
14 3 (7.32%) InDesign

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (7.32%) WordPress
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (26.83%) Fireworks
3 3 (7.32%) InDesign
3 3 (7.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (4.88%) CINEMA 4D
4 2 (4.88%) Maya
4 2 (4.88%) 3ds Max
5 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Broadband
2 1 (2.44%) FTP
2 1 (2.44%) ATM
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (14.63%) Axure RP
3 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.44%) Subversion
6 1 (2.44%) Grunt
6 1 (2.44%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.44%) Bower
General
1 4 (9.76%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Designer
2 16 (39.02%) Developer
3 12 (29.27%) Web Developer
4 10 (24.39%) UX Designer
5 9 (21.95%) Web Designer
6 6 (14.63%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Photoshop Designer
9 2 (4.88%) Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Creative Designer
9 2 (4.88%) User Experience Architect
10 1 (2.44%) Xamarin Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Interaction Designer
10 1 (2.44%) Coordinator
10 1 (2.44%) UI Designer
10 1 (2.44%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (73.17%) HTML
2 29 (70.73%) CSS
3 20 (48.78%) jQuery
4 13 (31.71%) HTML5
5 11 (26.83%) CSS3
6 5 (12.20%) Flash
7 4 (9.76%) Sass
7 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.88%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (4.88%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (4.88%) WebGL
10 1 (2.44%) Smarty
10 1 (2.44%) LESS
10 1 (2.44%) Zepto.js
10 1 (2.44%) XHTML
10 1 (2.44%) SVG
10 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
10 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) User Experience
2 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Android
1 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.20%) Web Design
2 5 (12.20%) Web Development
3 4 (9.76%) UX Design
4 2 (4.88%) Information Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) MVVM
4 2 (4.88%) Workflow
4 2 (4.88%) TDD
4 2 (4.88%) Content Management
4 2 (4.88%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (2.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (2.44%) Usability Engineering
5 1 (2.44%) UML
5 1 (2.44%) OO
5 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) SOA
5 1 (2.44%) Usability Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Time Management
5 1 (2.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.20%) PHP
3 3 (7.32%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Adobe
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook
3 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
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