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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 155 151 139
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 97 81 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 0.94% 1.27%
As % of the Applications category 6.55% 6.54% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 58
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£325 £250 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £75 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £288 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.52% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £17.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £19.30 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
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
1481 1239 1296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.24% 14.41% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 573 519
Average daily rate £315 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 135 221
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £25.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +7 25 £288 +27.77% 12
Surrey +4 24 £425 +30.76% 2
Hampshire -10 13 £350 +27.27% 5
Buckinghamshire +3 10 £265 - 4
Oxfordshire -11 9 £325 +103.12% 2
East Sussex -9 7 £210 -6.66% 2
West Sussex +1 5 £363 +3.57% 1
Kent -7 1 £300 +71.42% 5
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 145 (79.67%) HTML
2 123 (67.58%) CSS
3 106 (58.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 102 (56.04%) JavaScript
5 89 (48.90%) User Experience
6 85 (46.70%) Adobe
7 61 (33.52%) jQuery
8 56 (30.77%) HTML5
9 44 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (19.23%) CSS3
11 33 (18.13%) Ajax
12 32 (17.58%) Axure RP
13 31 (17.03%) Web Design
14 26 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
14 26 (14.29%) Flash
14 26 (14.29%) Graphic Design
15 24 (13.19%) Responsive Web Design
16 23 (12.64%) E-Commerce
16 23 (12.64%) W3C
17 22 (12.09%) OmniGraffle
17 22 (12.09%) E-Learning
18 20 (10.99%) XHTML
18 20 (10.99%) XML
18 20 (10.99%) Marketing
19 19 (10.44%) PHP
19 19 (10.44%) Content Management
20 18 (9.89%) CMS
21 17 (9.34%) Web Accessibility
22 16 (8.79%) UX Design
22 16 (8.79%) Scrum

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (9.89%) CMS
2 9 (4.95%) Node.js
3 8 (4.40%) Moodle
4 5 (2.75%) Drupal
4 5 (2.75%) WordPress
5 3 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.65%) Alfresco
5 3 (1.65%) TeamSite
6 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 106 (58.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 22 (12.09%) OmniGraffle
3 15 (8.24%) Fireworks
4 13 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (6.59%) InDesign
5 12 (6.59%) MS Office
6 10 (5.49%) MS Visio
7 9 (4.95%) Adobe After Effects
8 7 (3.85%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (1.10%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
10 1 (0.55%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.55%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.55%) Maya
10 1 (0.55%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.55%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.10%) Heroku
1 2 (1.10%) GitHub
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) SSH
2 1 (0.55%) FTP
2 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.95%) MySQL
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (17.58%) Axure RP
2 26 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (2.75%) Subversion
4 4 (2.20%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.10%) Sublime Text
6 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.10%) Hudson
6 2 (1.10%) WiX
6 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.10%) Flash Builder
6 2 (1.10%) RSpec
6 2 (1.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.10%) JIRA
6 2 (1.10%) Ant
6 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (10.99%) Marketing
2 15 (8.24%) Legal
3 11 (6.04%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.49%) Banking
4 10 (5.49%) Retail
4 10 (5.49%) Interactive Media
5 6 (3.30%) Publishing
6 4 (2.20%) Games
6 4 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.65%) Finance
7 3 (1.65%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.65%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.10%) Swedish Language
8 2 (1.10%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.10%) Japanese Language
8 2 (1.10%) Korean Language
8 2 (1.10%) Danish Language
8 2 (1.10%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.10%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (46.15%) Developer
1 84 (46.15%) Designer
2 45 (24.73%) Front-End Developer
3 24 (13.19%) Web Designer
4 23 (12.64%) UX Designer
5 20 (10.99%) Web Developer
6 16 (8.79%) UI Designer
7 14 (7.69%) Graphic Designer
8 13 (7.14%) E-Learning Developer
9 11 (6.04%) Front-End Web Developer
10 10 (5.49%) User Experience Architect
10 10 (5.49%) Architect
11 9 (4.95%) Visual Designer
11 9 (4.95%) Cloud Developer
12 7 (3.85%) Photoshop Designer
13 6 (3.30%) Consultant
14 5 (2.75%) Software Developer
14 5 (2.75%) Development Consultant
15 4 (2.20%) UI Programmer
15 4 (2.20%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (79.67%) HTML
2 123 (67.58%) CSS
3 61 (33.52%) jQuery
4 56 (30.77%) HTML5
5 35 (19.23%) CSS3
6 33 (18.13%) Ajax
7 26 (14.29%) Flash
8 20 (10.99%) XHTML
8 20 (10.99%) XML
9 15 (8.24%) AngularJS
10 13 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (4.95%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (4.95%) Sass
11 9 (4.95%) MooTools
12 8 (4.40%) JSON
13 5 (2.75%) Symfony
13 5 (2.75%) CakePHP
13 5 (2.75%) SVG
13 5 (2.75%) JSP
13 5 (2.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 89 (48.90%) User Experience
2 26 (14.29%) Graphic Design
3 23 (12.64%) W3C
4 22 (12.09%) E-Learning
5 14 (7.69%) SCORM
6 12 (6.59%) Visualisation
6 12 (6.59%) Mobile App
7 9 (4.95%) Animation
8 8 (4.40%) Computer Science
8 8 (4.40%) Smartphone
8 8 (4.40%) iPad
9 6 (3.30%) Learning Management System
9 6 (3.30%) Social Media
9 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.75%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.65%) Copywriting
12 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (0.55%) New Media
13 1 (0.55%) Open Source
13 1 (0.55%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.69%) Android
2 8 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.10%) Linux
4 1 (0.55%) Windows
4 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.03%) Web Design
3 24 (13.19%) Responsive Web Design
4 23 (12.64%) E-Commerce
5 19 (10.44%) Content Management
6 17 (9.34%) Web Accessibility
7 16 (8.79%) UX Design
7 16 (8.79%) Scrum
8 11 (6.04%) Usability Testing
9 10 (5.49%) Web Development
9 10 (5.49%) Information Architecture
9 10 (5.49%) Analytics
10 9 (4.95%) MVC
11 6 (3.30%) Risk Management
11 6 (3.30%) SEO
11 6 (3.30%) Web Analytics
12 5 (2.75%) Time Management
13 4 (2.20%) TDD
14 3 (1.65%) B2C
14 3 (1.65%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 102 (56.04%) JavaScript
2 19 (10.44%) PHP
3 3 (1.65%) ActionScript
3 3 (1.65%) C#
3 3 (1.65%) Java
4 2 (1.10%) Perl
4 2 (1.10%) Python
4 2 (1.10%) Ruby
4 2 (1.10%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (8.24%) Degree
2 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.65%) WCAG
2 1 (0.55%) WAI
2 1 (0.55%) QA
Vendors
1 85 (46.70%) Adobe
2 15 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.75%) Twitter
4 3 (1.65%) Sencha
4 3 (1.65%) Appcelerator
4 3 (1.65%) Interwoven
4 3 (1.65%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.10%) Yahoo!
5 2 (1.10%) Google
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle
5 2 (1.10%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.55%) Omniture
6 1 (0.55%) Akamai
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