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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 133 139 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -38
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 3 12 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.36% 1.34%
As % of the Applications category 0.90% 2.96% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 25
Median daily rate £300 £163 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -53.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £100 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.40% -17.76%
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
332 406 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.85% 12.27% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 263 314
Median daily rate £318 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 49 35
Median hourly rate £24.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Photoshop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +4 2 £300 -
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 19 (82.61%) HTML
2 18 (78.26%) CSS
3 13 (56.52%) User Experience
4 12 (52.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (47.83%) Web Development
6 10 (43.48%) Wireframes
7 9 (39.13%) HTML5
8 8 (34.78%) CSS3
8 8 (34.78%) Fireworks
8 8 (34.78%) Web Design
8 8 (34.78%) Information Architecture
9 7 (30.43%) Prototyping
10 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (26.09%) Usability Testing
11 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
11 5 (21.74%) Competitor Analysis
11 5 (21.74%) Pay per click
11 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
11 5 (21.74%) Analytics
12 4 (17.39%) ISO 14001
12 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
13 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (13.04%) Marketing
13 3 (13.04%) Degree
14 2 (8.70%) QA
14 2 (8.70%) WordPress
14 2 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
14 2 (8.70%) B2B
14 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
14 2 (8.70%) Adobe

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (34.78%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.35%) 3ds Max
3 1 (4.35%) InDesign
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) MailChimp
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA Agile
General
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Designer
2 10 (43.48%) Developer
3 9 (39.13%) Web Designer
4 6 (26.09%) Web Developer
5 4 (17.39%) HTML Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (8.70%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (8.70%) UI Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Email Developer
7 1 (4.35%) HTML CSS Designer
7 1 (4.35%) HTML Email Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead UX Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Product Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Product Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Product Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
7 1 (4.35%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (4.35%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) HTML
2 18 (78.26%) CSS
3 9 (39.13%) HTML5
4 8 (34.78%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) Flash
5 1 (4.35%) GreenSock GSAP
5 1 (4.35%) LESS
5 1 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Copywriting
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) Psychology
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Web Development
2 10 (43.48%) Wireframes
3 8 (34.78%) Information Architecture
3 8 (34.78%) Web Design
4 7 (30.43%) Prototyping
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Usability Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Analytics
6 5 (21.74%) Competitor Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
6 5 (21.74%) Pay per click
7 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (8.70%) B2B
9 1 (4.35%) Email Marketing
9 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.35%) Scrum
9 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) PHP
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO 14001
1 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Adobe
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) EPiServer