The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 116 115 96
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 12 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.30% 0.76%
As % of the Applications category 3.13% 2.52% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Average daily rate
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£318 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £385 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.86 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.95% -40.00%
Photoshop
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
384 318 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.89% 11.96% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 140 156
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 17 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £10.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +48.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.60 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +9 12 £318 - 1
Photoshop
UK

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) Dreamweaver
3 8 (57.14%) Adobe
3 8 (57.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (57.14%) User Experience
4 6 (42.86%) CMS
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) InDesign
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) UX Design
6 4 (28.57%) Information Architecture
6 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) Content Management
7 3 (21.43%) LiveCycle
7 3 (21.43%) Usability Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Flash
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
8 2 (14.29%) Sass
8 2 (14.29%) LESS
8 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (14.29%) Fireworks
8 2 (14.29%) Intranet
8 2 (14.29%) Internet
8 2 (14.29%) Extranet
8 2 (14.29%) Web Design
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Subversion
8 2 (14.29%) Ajax

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (42.86%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) LiveCycle
3 2 (14.29%) WordPress
4 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
4 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (35.71%) InDesign
3 2 (14.29%) Fireworks
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.14%) Acrobat
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
3 1 (7.14%) PhpStorm
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Designer
2 6 (42.86%) UX Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Trainee Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Trainee Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Trainee
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) CSS3
4 3 (21.43%) Flash
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) Sass
5 2 (14.29%) LESS
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
6 1 (7.14%) JSF
6 1 (7.14%) JSP
6 1 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) W3C
2 1 (7.14%) Animation
2 1 (7.14%) Podcast
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Content Management
2 4 (28.57%) UX Design
2 4 (28.57%) Information Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Usability Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) SEO
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Alterian