The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 170 167 127
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -40
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 92 86 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 0.94% 1.30%
As % of the Applications category 6.94% 5.80% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 52
Average daily rate
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£250 £313 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £22.50 £16.23
% change year-on-year
-37.22% +38.67%
Photoshop
England

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

Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1326 1482 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.91% 16.11% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 710 568
Average daily rate £338 £320 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 148 165
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.11 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Photoshop Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
Berkshire -8 28 £250 -28.57% 8
Hampshire -1 20 £350 +3.70% 4
East Sussex +5 19 £250 +13.86% 1
Oxfordshire -8 16 £250 -25.92% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 5 £250 -3.84% 1
Middlesex - 4 £363 -
Surrey -7 3 - - 6
West Sussex -14 1 - - 6
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 93 (62.84%) HTML
2 82 (55.41%) CSS
3 80 (54.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 76 (51.35%) Adobe
5 68 (45.95%) JavaScript
6 51 (34.46%) Marketing
7 49 (33.11%) User Experience
8 43 (29.05%) jQuery
9 34 (22.97%) HTML5
10 32 (21.62%) CSS3
11 30 (20.27%) Graphic Design
12 28 (18.92%) Web Design
13 26 (17.57%) E-Commerce
14 25 (16.89%) XHTML
15 22 (14.86%) Dreamweaver
15 22 (14.86%) PHP
15 22 (14.86%) InDesign
15 22 (14.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (14.86%) Information Architecture
16 21 (14.19%) Axure RP
16 21 (14.19%) Flash
16 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
17 19 (12.84%) W3C
17 19 (12.84%) Telecoms
17 19 (12.84%) CMS
17 19 (12.84%) Games
17 19 (12.84%) Ajax
18 18 (12.16%) MS Visio
18 18 (12.16%) Sass
19 16 (10.81%) OmniGraffle

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (12.84%) CMS
2 13 (8.78%) Drupal
3 7 (4.73%) Apache
4 6 (4.05%) Node.js
5 5 (3.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (3.38%) WordPress
5 5 (3.38%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.03%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.68%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 80 (54.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 22 (14.86%) InDesign
3 18 (12.16%) MS Visio
4 16 (10.81%) OmniGraffle
5 12 (8.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (4.73%) 3ds Max
7 6 (4.05%) GIMP
8 4 (2.70%) Fireworks
9 3 (2.03%) Maya
9 3 (2.03%) ZBrush
10 2 (1.35%) MS Office
11 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
11 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.68%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.68%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.68%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.68%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.35%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.68%) GitHub
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) Internet
2 2 (1.35%) Intranet
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) SSH
3 1 (0.68%) FTP
3 1 (0.68%) VPN
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.81%) MySQL
2 4 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (14.86%) Dreamweaver
2 21 (14.19%) Axure RP
3 10 (6.76%) Subversion
4 4 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.70%) Xcode
5 2 (1.35%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.35%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.68%) RSpec
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.68%) Grunt
6 1 (0.68%) gulp
6 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (34.46%) Marketing
2 19 (12.84%) Telecoms
2 19 (12.84%) Games
3 16 (10.81%) Retail
4 11 (7.43%) Interactive Media
5 10 (6.76%) Advertising
6 9 (6.08%) Multimedia
7 6 (4.05%) Legal
8 5 (3.38%) Electronics
9 4 (2.70%) Finance
10 2 (1.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.68%) Banking
11 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.68%) French Language
11 1 (0.68%) German Language
11 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.68%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.68%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 77 (52.03%) Designer
2 38 (25.68%) Developer
3 26 (17.57%) Web Designer
4 21 (14.19%) UX Designer
5 18 (12.16%) Photoshop Designer
5 18 (12.16%) Web Developer
6 11 (7.43%) Architect
6 11 (7.43%) UI Designer
6 11 (7.43%) User Experience Architect
7 10 (6.76%) Senior Designer
8 9 (6.08%) Front-End Developer
9 8 (5.41%) Junior
9 8 (5.41%) Senior Web Designer
10 7 (4.73%) Graphic Designer
11 6 (4.05%) Senior Photoshop Designer
11 6 (4.05%) UI/UX Designer
12 5 (3.38%) Copywriter
12 5 (3.38%) Visual Designer
13 4 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (2.70%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (62.84%) HTML
2 82 (55.41%) CSS
3 43 (29.05%) jQuery
4 34 (22.97%) HTML5
5 32 (21.62%) CSS3
6 25 (16.89%) XHTML
7 22 (14.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (14.19%) Flash
9 19 (12.84%) Ajax
10 18 (12.16%) Sass
11 11 (7.43%) LAMP
12 9 (6.08%) XML
13 6 (4.05%) AngularJS
14 5 (3.38%) .NET
14 5 (3.38%) Dojo
15 4 (2.70%) JSON
15 4 (2.70%) Lucene
16 3 (2.03%) JSP
16 3 (2.03%) Express
16 3 (2.03%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 49 (33.11%) User Experience
2 30 (20.27%) Graphic Design
3 19 (12.84%) W3C
4 9 (6.08%) Photography
4 9 (6.08%) Copywriting
5 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.73%) Social Media
6 4 (2.70%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.70%) Blog
6 4 (2.70%) Social Network
6 4 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.03%) E-Learning
7 3 (2.03%) Animation
7 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.03%) Xbox
8 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) FMCG
9 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.05%) Linux
2 5 (3.38%) Windows
3 3 (2.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.68%) UNIX
4 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.92%) Web Design
2 26 (17.57%) E-Commerce
3 22 (14.86%) Information Architecture
4 14 (9.46%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (9.46%) Web Accessibility
5 13 (8.78%) Content Management
6 10 (6.76%) Web Development
6 10 (6.76%) Workflow
7 9 (6.08%) Game Development
7 9 (6.08%) Analytics
8 8 (5.41%) SEO
9 7 (4.73%) OO
10 6 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.05%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (3.38%) UX Design
12 4 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (2.70%) Marketing Strategy
13 3 (2.03%) Project Management
13 3 (2.03%) OOP
13 3 (2.03%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 68 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 22 (14.86%) PHP
3 12 (8.11%) Java
4 6 (4.05%) SQL
4 6 (4.05%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.35%) Ruby
5 2 (1.35%) PHP5
5 2 (1.35%) C++
6 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) WCAG
2 1 (0.68%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 76 (51.35%) Adobe
2 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.46%) Macromedia
4 9 (6.08%) Twitter
5 8 (5.41%) Facebook
6 5 (3.38%) IBM
7 4 (2.70%) Google
7 4 (2.70%) Sencha
8 2 (1.35%) SAP
8 2 (1.35%) VMware
9 1 (0.68%) ClickTale
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