The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 South East 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 151 130 133
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 89 108 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 1.28% 1.12%
As % of the Applications category 5.97% 8.67% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 52
Average daily rate
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£313 £220 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.04% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £368 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £12.25 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.75 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.95 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+50.50% -16.94%
Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1490 1246 1436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.23% 14.73% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 582 603
Average daily rate £320 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 164 170
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.04 £10.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £27.80 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Photoshop
England

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 1 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Photoshop Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 August 2014. 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 +3 42 £350 +59.09% 7
Hampshire -9 15 £350 +16.66% 12
East Sussex +2 8 £220 - 3
Surrey -33 8 £245 +18.78% 7
West Sussex - 8 £281 - 4
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £260 +22.35% 3
Oxfordshire -4 2 £375 +127.27% 4
Kent -5 1 - - 3
Middlesex - - - -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 121 (71.18%) HTML
2 111 (65.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 96 (56.47%) CSS
4 90 (52.94%) Adobe
5 72 (42.35%) JavaScript
6 39 (22.94%) Axure RP
7 38 (22.35%) HTML5
8 37 (21.76%) jQuery
9 33 (19.41%) Graphic Design
10 29 (17.06%) OmniGraffle
11 26 (15.29%) Ajax
11 26 (15.29%) E-Commerce
12 25 (14.71%) Web Design
13 24 (14.12%) Responsive Web Design
13 24 (14.12%) Web Accessibility
13 24 (14.12%) User Experience Design
14 23 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (13.53%) W3C
15 21 (12.35%) Microsoft
15 21 (12.35%) Legal
16 20 (11.76%) Flash
16 20 (11.76%) Usability Testing
16 20 (11.76%) CSS3
17 19 (11.18%) Degree
17 19 (11.18%) Android
17 19 (11.18%) XHTML
17 19 (11.18%) MS Office
17 19 (11.18%) Scrum
18 17 (10.00%) InDesign
18 17 (10.00%) Marketing

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 16 (9.41%) CMS
2 5 (2.94%) Moodle
3 4 (2.35%) Drupal
4 1 (0.59%) Node.js
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.59%) WordPress
4 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 111 (65.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 29 (17.06%) OmniGraffle
3 19 (11.18%) MS Office
4 17 (10.00%) InDesign
5 15 (8.82%) Adobe After Effects
6 13 (7.65%) MS Visio
7 7 (4.12%) Fireworks
8 6 (3.53%) Acrobat
9 5 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (2.35%) MS Excel
11 1 (0.59%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.59%) Revit
11 1 (0.59%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.59%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.59%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.59%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.59%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.18%) GitHub
1 2 (1.18%) Heroku
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) SSH
2 1 (0.59%) Broadband
2 1 (0.59%) SMS
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (1.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (22.94%) Axure RP
2 17 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (2.94%) Subversion
4 4 (2.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.18%) Ant
6 2 (1.18%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.18%) RSpec
6 2 (1.18%) Flash Builder
6 2 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.18%) Sublime Text
6 2 (1.18%) WiX
6 2 (1.18%) Hudson
6 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.59%) JIRA
7 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (12.35%) Legal
2 17 (10.00%) Marketing
3 11 (6.47%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.29%) Interactive Media
5 8 (4.71%) Retail
5 8 (4.71%) Publishing
5 8 (4.71%) Games
6 4 (2.35%) Finance
7 3 (1.76%) Danish Language
7 3 (1.76%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.76%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.76%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.76%) Korean Language
7 3 (1.76%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.76%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.76%) Swedish Language
7 3 (1.76%) Advertising
8 2 (1.18%) Automotive
9 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (57.65%) Designer
2 52 (30.59%) Developer
3 32 (18.82%) User Experience Designer
4 30 (17.65%) Web Designer
5 20 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 20 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
6 18 (10.59%) Visual Designer
7 16 (9.41%) UI Designer
8 14 (8.24%) Graphic Designer
9 10 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
10 9 (5.29%) User Experience Architect
10 9 (5.29%) Architect
10 9 (5.29%) Photoshop Designer
11 8 (4.71%) UI Programmer
11 8 (4.71%) UI Developer
12 6 (3.53%) Interaction Designer
13 5 (2.94%) E-Learning Developer
14 4 (2.35%) Senior Designer
14 4 (2.35%) User Experience Developer
15 3 (1.76%) Senior User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (71.18%) HTML
2 96 (56.47%) CSS
3 38 (22.35%) HTML5
4 37 (21.76%) jQuery
5 26 (15.29%) Ajax
6 20 (11.76%) Flash
6 20 (11.76%) CSS3
7 19 (11.18%) XHTML
8 11 (6.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (6.47%) XML
9 7 (4.12%) Sass
10 6 (3.53%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.53%) YUI
11 5 (2.94%) JSON
12 4 (2.35%) .NET
13 3 (1.76%) WebCenter
13 3 (1.76%) Zurb Foundation
13 3 (1.76%) JSP
13 3 (1.76%) ASP.NET
14 2 (1.18%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.41%) Graphic Design
2 23 (13.53%) W3C
3 15 (8.82%) Animation
3 15 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 13 (7.65%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.29%) Visualisation
6 8 (4.71%) iPad
7 7 (4.12%) E-Learning
8 6 (3.53%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.94%) SCORM
10 4 (2.35%) Social Media
11 2 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.18%) Copywriting
11 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.59%) mHealth
12 1 (0.59%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.59%) Open Source
12 1 (0.59%) NHS
12 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.18%) Android
2 8 (4.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.18%) Linux
3 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.29%) E-Commerce
2 25 (14.71%) Web Design
3 24 (14.12%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (14.12%) Web Accessibility
3 24 (14.12%) User Experience Design
4 23 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (11.76%) Usability Testing
6 19 (11.18%) Scrum
7 17 (10.00%) Content Management
8 11 (6.47%) Web Development
9 10 (5.88%) Analytics
9 10 (5.88%) Information Architecture
10 7 (4.12%) Time Management
11 5 (2.94%) MVC
11 5 (2.94%) SEO
12 4 (2.35%) Workflow
12 4 (2.35%) Project Management
12 4 (2.35%) TDD
12 4 (2.35%) Web Analytics
13 3 (1.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 72 (42.35%) JavaScript
2 9 (5.29%) PHP
3 4 (2.35%) C#
4 3 (1.76%) ActionScript
4 3 (1.76%) Perl
4 3 (1.76%) Java
5 2 (1.18%) Ruby
5 2 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.59%) Lua
6 1 (0.59%) ECMAScript
6 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (11.18%) Degree
2 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) QA
Vendors
1 90 (52.94%) Adobe
2 21 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.53%) Yahoo!
3 6 (3.53%) Twitter
4 3 (1.76%) Appcelerator
4 3 (1.76%) Google
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle
5 1 (0.59%) Akamai
5 1 (0.59%) Nintex
5 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.59%) FatWire
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