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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 75 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 2 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.11% 1.49%
As % of the Applications category 2.06% 0.83% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate £90 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £260
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £28.10 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-4.50% +18.29%
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
97 120 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.97% 13.75% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 58 88
Average daily rate £375 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £115 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £9.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.15 £24.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

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 9 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Adobe
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (28.57%) GitHub
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Magento
3 2 (28.57%) Channel Management
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Iconography
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
4 1 (14.29%) Animation
4 1 (14.29%) Axure RP
4 1 (14.29%) Skype
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Quark
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) CRM

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Magento Developer
3 2 (28.57%) UI Designer
3 2 (28.57%) UX Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Photoshop Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior UX Designer
4 1 (14.29%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Animation
2 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Channel Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) Iconography
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Quark