The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 118 115 117
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 27 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Applications category 7.44% 3.47% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £114 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £216
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £260 £245
% change year-on-year
+20.19% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £22.50 £10.99
% change year-on-year
+27.51% +104.82%
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 West region.

Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
363 346 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.43% 13.91% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 202 181
Average daily rate £338 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 41 32
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Photoshop Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Wiltshire -8 9 £395 +31.66% 1
Bristol -9 5 £375 - 7
Gloucestershire -17 5 £350 - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 4
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 50 (80.65%) HTML
2 48 (77.42%) CSS
3 37 (59.68%) HTML5
4 35 (56.45%) User Experience
5 34 (54.84%) CSS3
6 32 (51.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
7 20 (32.26%) Adobe
8 17 (27.42%) Web Development
9 15 (24.19%) Information Architecture
10 14 (22.58%) Fireworks
11 13 (20.97%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (19.35%) Axure RP
12 12 (19.35%) jQuery
12 12 (19.35%) Finance
13 10 (16.13%) W3C
13 10 (16.13%) XML
13 10 (16.13%) Degree
14 9 (14.52%) Banking
14 9 (14.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 8 (12.90%) Web Design
15 8 (12.90%) Ajax
16 7 (11.29%) Usability Testing
17 6 (9.68%) Scrum
17 6 (9.68%) Acrobat
18 5 (8.06%) Content Management
18 5 (8.06%) InDesign
18 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
18 5 (8.06%) Android

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.84%) CMS
1 3 (4.84%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 32 (51.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (22.58%) Fireworks
3 9 (14.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (9.68%) Acrobat
5 5 (8.06%) InDesign
6 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
7 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
7 3 (4.84%) CorelDRAW
7 3 (4.84%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (1.61%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (1.61%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Summit
1 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
2 1 (1.61%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) FTP
1 3 (4.84%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) MySQL
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.84%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.61%) Grunt
4 1 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.61%) Sublime Text
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.61%) RSpec
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Marketing
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Designer
2 17 (27.42%) Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Web Designer
4 8 (12.90%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Digital Designer
6 5 (8.06%) Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Photoshop Designer
7 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Author
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Author
8 3 (4.84%) Junior
8 3 (4.84%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Information Architect
8 3 (4.84%) UI Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Junior Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.84%) User Experience Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Visual Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Communications Officer
9 2 (3.23%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (80.65%) HTML
2 48 (77.42%) CSS
3 37 (59.68%) HTML5
4 34 (54.84%) CSS3
5 12 (19.35%) jQuery
6 10 (16.13%) XML
7 8 (12.90%) Ajax
8 3 (4.84%) .NET
8 3 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.23%) LESS
9 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.61%) Flash
10 1 (1.61%) XHTML
10 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.61%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 35 (56.45%) User Experience
2 10 (16.13%) W3C
3 4 (6.45%) Graphic Design
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.84%) Social Media
5 2 (3.23%) Video Editing
5 2 (3.23%) E-Learning
5 2 (3.23%) Tandem
6 1 (1.61%) SCORM
6 1 (1.61%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
1 5 (8.06%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) Web Development
3 15 (24.19%) Information Architecture
4 13 (20.97%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (12.90%) Web Design
6 7 (11.29%) Usability Testing
7 6 (9.68%) Scrum
8 5 (8.06%) Content Management
9 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.84%) Use Case
10 3 (4.84%) Business Process Improvement
11 2 (3.23%) User Stories
11 2 (3.23%) Web Accessibility
11 2 (3.23%) Email Marketing
11 2 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (3.23%) Business Development
11 2 (3.23%) Workflow
11 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
12 1 (1.61%) Analytics
12 1 (1.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.84%) VBScript
3 1 (1.61%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.61%) PHP
3 1 (1.61%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) Ruby
3 1 (1.61%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (1.61%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) HND
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) WAI
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Adobe
2 4 (6.45%) Google
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) SolidWorks
4 2 (3.23%) Facebook
5 1 (1.61%) BT
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