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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 138 137 112
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 13 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.54% 0.95%
As % of the Applications category 4.51% 5.29% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 15
Median daily rate £323 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £169 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £27.00 £10.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.16% -36.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -16.66%
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
288 435 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.37% 10.21% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 232 181
Median daily rate £350 £325 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 57 50
Median hourly rate £20.39 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £44.53 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -15 6 £350 +7.69% 10
Cheshire +13 5 £150 -57.14% 4
Merseyside +9 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - - 3
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (73.53%) HTML
2 22 (64.71%) CSS
3 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
4 14 (41.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (35.29%) PHP
6 10 (29.41%) MS Office
6 10 (29.41%) CMS
7 9 (26.47%) Adobe
7 9 (26.47%) jQuery
7 9 (26.47%) HTML5
8 8 (23.53%) Web Development
8 8 (23.53%) Fireworks
8 8 (23.53%) Front End Development
9 7 (20.59%) Web Design
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.59%) User Experience
10 6 (17.65%) Finance
11 5 (14.71%) Content Management
11 5 (14.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (14.71%) CSS3
12 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (11.76%) TDD
12 4 (11.76%) Wireframes
12 4 (11.76%) Prototyping
13 3 (8.82%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 3 (8.82%) Legal
13 3 (8.82%) 3ds Max
13 3 (8.82%) Military
13 3 (8.82%) e-Learning

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 10 (29.41%) CMS
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (29.41%) MS Office
3 8 (23.53%) Fireworks
4 5 (14.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (8.82%) 3ds Max
5 3 (8.82%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
6 2 (5.88%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (5.88%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (5.88%) InDesign
6 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) FTP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Informix
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Axure RP
1 2 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Introscope
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) JUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Mockito
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
2 3 (8.82%) Military
2 3 (8.82%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Designer
3 8 (23.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (23.53%) Web Designer
4 6 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (11.76%) HTML Developer
6 4 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Multimedia Developer
7 3 (8.82%) UI Designer
7 3 (8.82%) UX Designer
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Digital Designer
8 2 (5.88%) HTML CSS Designer
8 2 (5.88%) Knowledge Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
8 2 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) HTML
2 22 (64.71%) CSS
3 9 (26.47%) HTML5
3 9 (26.47%) jQuery
4 5 (14.71%) CSS3
5 3 (8.82%) Flash
5 3 (8.82%) Sass
6 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.88%) Smarty
7 1 (2.94%) Ajax
7 1 (2.94%) J2EE
7 1 (2.94%) JDBC
7 1 (2.94%) LESS
7 1 (2.94%) PowerMock
7 1 (2.94%) Servlets
7 1 (2.94%) Spring
7 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.94%) XHTML
7 1 (2.94%) XML
7 1 (2.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Digital Media
2 3 (8.82%) e-Learning
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Learning Management System
3 2 (5.88%) Life Science
3 2 (5.88%) SCORM
3 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Front End Development
1 8 (23.53%) Web Development
2 7 (20.59%) Web Design
3 5 (14.71%) Content Management
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) Prototyping
4 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (11.76%) TDD
4 4 (11.76%) Wireframes
5 3 (8.82%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (8.82%) Data Management
5 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) BDD
6 2 (5.88%) Content Development
6 2 (5.88%) ERP
6 2 (5.88%) Infographics
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) ITSM
6 2 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
2 12 (35.29%) PHP
3 3 (8.82%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) Delphi
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Adobe
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Autodesk
4 2 (5.88%) Infor
4 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.94%) Compuware
5 1 (2.94%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Perforce