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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Photoshop
England / North West
Rank 124 127 115
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 10 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.76% 0.77%
As % of the Applications category 4.05% 8.31% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 14
Median daily rate £270 £233 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Median hourly rate - £47.17 £31.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £34.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-34.78% +20.25%

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
247 361 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.42% 9.20% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 206 201
Median daily rate £335 £320 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +13.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 60
Median hourly rate £13.80 £20.00 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.01% +44.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.33 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +5 10 £270 +5.36% 2
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) Adobe
4 7 (46.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (40.00%) HTML5
5 6 (40.00%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) PHP
6 5 (33.33%) LAMP
6 5 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (33.33%) WordPress
6 5 (33.33%) User Experience
6 5 (33.33%) Wireframes
7 4 (26.67%) CMS
7 4 (26.67%) Marketing
8 3 (20.00%) InDesign
8 3 (20.00%) Web Design
8 3 (20.00%) Fireworks
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
9 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
9 2 (13.33%) TDD
9 2 (13.33%) Retail
9 2 (13.33%) Content Management
9 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
9 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
9 2 (13.33%) CasperJS
9 2 (13.33%) gulp
9 2 (13.33%) SEO

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 5 (33.33%) WordPress
2 4 (26.67%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (20.00%) Fireworks
3 3 (20.00%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
1 2 (13.33%) CasperJS
1 2 (13.33%) gulp
1 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
2 5 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 5 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 5 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Designer
4 3 (20.00%) Digital Designer
5 2 (13.33%) UI Designer
5 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Artworker
6 1 (6.67%) Content Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Creative Artworker
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Content Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Developer
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) LAMP
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Sass
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
4 2 (13.33%) SEO
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (6.67%) Google