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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 63 68 93
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +25
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 6 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 0.90% 0.15%
As % of the Applications category 4.11% 5.63% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 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 £313 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
Photoshop
Berkshire

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
146 160 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.86% 16.00% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 63 77
Average daily rate £400 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £140 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.25 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £8.66 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £18.55 £23.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

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 16 September 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 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) Adobe
2 8 (53.33%) User Experience
3 7 (46.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (40.00%) CMS
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) Content Management
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Animation
6 4 (26.67%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (26.67%) Marketing
6 4 (26.67%) Android
6 4 (26.67%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (26.67%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (20.00%) Twitter
7 3 (20.00%) YUI
7 3 (20.00%) Publishing
7 3 (20.00%) Web Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Yahoo!
7 3 (20.00%) W3C
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) JSP
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) Perl
7 3 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) WebCenter

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (26.67%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.67%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (6.67%) Adobe Premiere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Danish Language
2 3 (20.00%) Dutch Language
2 3 (20.00%) Italian Language
2 3 (20.00%) Japanese Language
2 3 (20.00%) Korean Language
2 3 (20.00%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (20.00%) Spanish Language
2 3 (20.00%) Swedish Language
2 3 (20.00%) Publishing
3 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Visual Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Producer
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (13.33%) UI Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Games Producer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) WebCenter
3 3 (20.00%) JSP
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) JSON
3 3 (20.00%) YUI
3 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) Sass
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) OOCSS
5 1 (6.67%) Flash
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) User Experience
2 4 (26.67%) Animation
3 3 (20.00%) W3C
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Copywriting
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (6.67%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Content Management
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) SEO
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Web Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Lua
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Adobe
2 3 (20.00%) Yahoo!
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Twitter
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Akamai