The first table below looks at the demand for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Oxford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank - 32 37
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 1.21% 0.62%
As % of the Applications category - 10.71% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +84.21%
Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
44 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.26% 11.29% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 6
Average daily rate £375 £411 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +21.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £168 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £498 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Photoshop
Oxfordshire

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Photoshop across the Oxford region.

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop across the Oxford region.

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Photoshop
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe
2 3 (75.00%) Acrobat
2 3 (75.00%) Advertising
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (75.00%) InDesign
3 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Acrobat
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (75.00%) InDesign
2 1 (25.00%) Fireworks
General
1 3 (75.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Graphic Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Photoshop Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe