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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 95 96 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 44 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.34% 0.94% 0.57%
As % of the Applications category 9.28% 5.77% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £176 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £314 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.94 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
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
474 364 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.42% 16.27% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 224 232
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £145 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -26.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Devon -5 19 £375 +100.53% 3
Wiltshire -9 9 £350 +20.68% 3
Bristol -18 6 £250 -4.76% 3
Somerset -13 4 £290 +65.71% 1
Dorset - 2 - - 1
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 55 (90.16%) HTML
2 51 (83.61%) CSS
3 40 (65.57%) HTML5
4 32 (52.46%) CSS3
5 29 (47.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 24 (39.34%) Fireworks
6 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
7 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (31.15%) User Experience
9 18 (29.51%) Web Development
10 17 (27.87%) jQuery
11 16 (26.23%) Web Design
12 10 (16.39%) Adobe
12 10 (16.39%) Degree
12 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
13 9 (14.75%) GitHub
13 9 (14.75%) Usability Testing
13 9 (14.75%) Ruby
13 9 (14.75%) Ruby on Rails
13 9 (14.75%) CMS
14 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
14 8 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (13.11%) Scrum
14 8 (13.11%) Intranet
14 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
14 8 (13.11%) Linux
14 8 (13.11%) Amazon S3
14 8 (13.11%) Mac OS
14 8 (13.11%) Heroku
14 8 (13.11%) Cucumber

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (14.75%) CMS
2 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) Node.js
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.64%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.64%) WordPress
4 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (47.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 24 (39.34%) Fireworks
3 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
4 6 (9.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (4.92%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (3.28%) MS Office
6 2 (3.28%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.64%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (1.64%) InDesign
7 1 (1.64%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) GitHub
2 8 (13.11%) Amazon S3
2 8 (13.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Intranet
1 8 (13.11%) SSH
2 1 (1.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (13.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) RSpec
1 8 (13.11%) Cucumber
1 8 (13.11%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (13.11%) Sublime Text
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
3 2 (3.28%) Grunt
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (9.84%) Marketing
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Publishing
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) Designer
3 12 (19.67%) Web Designer
4 9 (14.75%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Web Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Web Manager
6 6 (9.84%) Web Content Manager
6 6 (9.84%) Content Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Digital Designer
7 5 (8.20%) Junior
8 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Designer
9 3 (4.92%) Junior Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.28%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Junior Designer
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Digital Designer
11 1 (1.64%) UI Programmer
11 1 (1.64%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (90.16%) HTML
2 51 (83.61%) CSS
3 40 (65.57%) HTML5
4 32 (52.46%) CSS3
5 17 (27.87%) jQuery
6 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
7 9 (14.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (13.11%) Backbone.js
9 5 (8.20%) .NET
10 4 (6.56%) Flash
10 4 (6.56%) XHTML
10 4 (6.56%) Sass
11 3 (4.92%) LESS
11 3 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (3.28%) Ajax
12 2 (3.28%) XML
13 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
13 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
13 1 (1.64%) JRuby
13 1 (1.64%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.15%) User Experience
2 3 (4.92%) Animation
3 2 (3.28%) W3C
3 2 (3.28%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.64%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.64%) RIA
4 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
1 8 (13.11%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) Web Development
3 16 (26.23%) Web Design
4 9 (14.75%) Usability Testing
5 8 (13.11%) TDD
5 8 (13.11%) Scrum
5 8 (13.11%) Information Architecture
6 6 (9.84%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (9.84%) CRM
7 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.56%) Content Management
8 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.28%) Email Marketing
9 2 (3.28%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.28%) Project Management
9 2 (3.28%) MVC
9 2 (3.28%) SEO
10 1 (1.64%) Workflow
10 1 (1.64%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.64%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.75%) Ruby
3 4 (6.56%) PHP
4 3 (4.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.64%) VBScript
5 1 (1.64%) VB
5 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.64%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Adobe
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) Facebook
4 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) BT
4 1 (1.64%) SolidWorks
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