The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 Reading 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 61 70 81
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.63% 0.25%
As % of the Applications category 3.38% 4.17% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.25%
Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
148 144 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.54% 15.13% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 77
Average daily rate £400 £300 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £140 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Average hourly rate £17.07 £11.56 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.63% -22.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £8.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.50 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Photoshop
Berkshire

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
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 July 2014, 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 13 (65.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) CSS
4 9 (45.00%) Adobe
4 9 (45.00%) jQuery
5 8 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (35.00%) CMS
7 6 (30.00%) Content Management
7 6 (30.00%) HTML5
8 5 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (20.00%) Yahoo!
9 4 (20.00%) MS Office
9 4 (20.00%) Publishing
9 4 (20.00%) YUI
9 4 (20.00%) Android
9 4 (20.00%) Marketing
9 4 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) Animation
9 4 (20.00%) Twitter
9 4 (20.00%) Analytics
9 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (15.00%) JSON
10 3 (15.00%) Web Development
10 3 (15.00%) Web Analytics
10 3 (15.00%) Danish Language
10 3 (15.00%) Dutch Language
10 3 (15.00%) Italian Language
10 3 (15.00%) Japanese Language
10 3 (15.00%) Korean Language
10 3 (15.00%) Portuguese Language

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 7 (35.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 4 (20.00%) MS Office
4 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.00%) InDesign
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe Premiere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
1 4 (20.00%) Publishing
2 3 (15.00%) Danish Language
2 3 (15.00%) Dutch Language
2 3 (15.00%) Italian Language
2 3 (15.00%) Japanese Language
2 3 (15.00%) Korean Language
2 3 (15.00%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
2 3 (15.00%) Swedish Language
3 2 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Designer
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Visual Designer
4 3 (15.00%) UI Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Producer
4 3 (15.00%) UI Developer
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) User Experience Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Editor
6 1 (5.00%) UI Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Creative Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) jQuery
4 6 (30.00%) HTML5
5 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (20.00%) YUI
6 3 (15.00%) JSON
6 3 (15.00%) JSP
6 3 (15.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) WebCenter
7 2 (10.00%) Sass
8 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.00%) OOCSS
8 1 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (5.00%) CSS3
8 1 (5.00%) DOM
8 1 (5.00%) Flash
8 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Animation
2 3 (15.00%) W3C
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Copywriting
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Content Management
2 4 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Web Development
3 3 (15.00%) Web Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Web Design
4 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Web Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) SEO
5 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Lua
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Adobe
2 4 (20.00%) Yahoo!
2 4 (20.00%) Twitter
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Akamai