The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 West 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 103 97 117
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 35 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 0.79% 0.59%
As % of the Applications category 7.88% 5.50% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 12
Average daily rate
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£307 £225 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.44% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £100 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £275 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.23 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+38.67% -9.86%
Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
444 309 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.60% 14.42% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 184 218
Average daily rate £320 £318 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 37 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.52 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.00 £35.00
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 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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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
Wiltshire +3 17 £344 +25.00%
Devon - 8 £425 - 1
Dorset - 5 £243 - 2
Somerset -15 2 £290 +65.71% 2
Gloucestershire -20 1 £160 -28.88%
Bristol -29 1 £275 +57.14% 2
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 42 (91.30%) HTML
2 38 (82.61%) CSS
3 27 (58.70%) HTML5
4 24 (52.17%) JavaScript
5 19 (41.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (34.78%) CSS3
6 16 (34.78%) jQuery
7 12 (26.09%) Web Design
8 11 (23.91%) Fireworks
9 9 (19.57%) Ruby
9 9 (19.57%) CMS
9 9 (19.57%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (19.57%) GitHub
9 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
10 8 (17.39%) Backbone.js
10 8 (17.39%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (17.39%) Sublime Text
10 8 (17.39%) Heroku
10 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
10 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
10 8 (17.39%) RSpec
10 8 (17.39%) Mac OS
10 8 (17.39%) Amazon S3
10 8 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (17.39%) Scrum
10 8 (17.39%) SSH
10 8 (17.39%) TDD
10 8 (17.39%) Linux
11 7 (15.22%) Intranet
11 7 (15.22%) Microsoft

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (19.57%) CMS
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) WordPress
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.17%) Drupal
4 1 (2.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (23.91%) Fireworks
3 6 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
4 3 (6.52%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (4.35%) MS Office
5 2 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (2.17%) InDesign
6 1 (2.17%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) GitHub
2 8 (17.39%) Amazon S3
2 8 (17.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) SSH
2 7 (15.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) RSpec
1 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
1 8 (17.39%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (17.39%) Sublime Text
2 3 (6.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) Subversion
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.35%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.17%) Grunt
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (8.70%) Publishing
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Designer
3 6 (13.04%) Content Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Web Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Web Content Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Web Designer
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Digital Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (4.35%) UI Designer
7 2 (4.35%) Junior
7 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Designer
7 2 (4.35%) Junior Designer
7 2 (4.35%) Visual Designer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Digital Designer
8 1 (2.17%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.17%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (91.30%) HTML
2 38 (82.61%) CSS
3 27 (58.70%) HTML5
4 16 (34.78%) jQuery
4 16 (34.78%) CSS3
5 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
5 9 (19.57%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (17.39%) Backbone.js
7 6 (13.04%) Flash
8 5 (10.87%) .NET
9 3 (6.52%) XHTML
9 3 (6.52%) DOM
9 3 (6.52%) Sass
10 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.17%) LESS
11 1 (2.17%) JRuby
11 1 (2.17%) Scilab
11 1 (2.17%) DHTML
11 1 (2.17%) Ajax
11 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Graphic Design
1 3 (6.52%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.35%) Animation
2 2 (4.35%) W3C
3 1 (2.17%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
1 8 (17.39%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Web Design
2 8 (17.39%) TDD
2 8 (17.39%) Scrum
3 6 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (13.04%) CRM
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.70%) Web Development
6 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.52%) Content Management
6 3 (6.52%) SEO
7 2 (4.35%) Project Management
7 2 (4.35%) MVC
7 2 (4.35%) Usability Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.17%) Email Marketing
8 1 (2.17%) Analytics
8 1 (2.17%) User Stories
8 1 (2.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 9 (19.57%) Ruby
3 6 (13.04%) PHP
4 3 (6.52%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
1 7 (15.22%) Adobe
2 1 (2.17%) Google
2 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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