The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 68 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 4 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% 1.32% 1.89%
As % of the Applications category 2.47% 7.14% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£298 £145 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.17% -22.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.92% -40.00%
Photoshop
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
162 182 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.86% 18.42% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 57 49
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £145 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 24
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.17 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.05% -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £9.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £18.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Photoshop Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (83.33%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (66.67%) Marketing
3 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (50.00%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) Social Network
4 2 (33.33%) Facebook
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Content Management
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) InDesign
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (33.33%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) Publishing
5 1 (16.67%) SEO
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (16.67%) B2B
5 1 (16.67%) W3C

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (33.33%) InDesign
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) French Language
3 1 (16.67%) German Language
3 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
3 1 (16.67%) Japanese Language
3 1 (16.67%) Korean Language
3 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Copywriter
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Social Network
3 1 (16.67%) W3C
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Copywriting
3 1 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Facebook
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Google
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