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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 113 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 34 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 0.42% 0.71%
As % of the Applications category 8.25% 2.99% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 9
Average daily rate
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£369 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £311 £222
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £260 £230
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.43 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-10.30% +92.30%
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
412 334 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.61% 14.16% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 193 175
Average daily rate £350 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 54 41
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £39.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -8 11 £395 +31.66% 1
Bristol -9 7 £375 - 3
Gloucestershire -13 5 £350 -
Devon - 2 £175 - 1
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Dorset - - - - 2
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 67 (84.81%) HTML
2 65 (82.28%) CSS
3 52 (65.82%) HTML5
4 43 (54.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 42 (53.16%) CSS3
6 37 (46.84%) User Experience
7 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
8 28 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (27.85%) Adobe
10 21 (26.58%) Fireworks
11 20 (25.32%) Web Development
12 15 (18.99%) Information Architecture
13 14 (17.72%) jQuery
13 14 (17.72%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (16.46%) Scrum
15 12 (15.19%) Finance
15 12 (15.19%) Axure RP
16 11 (13.92%) Degree
17 10 (12.66%) Web Design
17 10 (12.66%) W3C
17 10 (12.66%) XML
17 10 (12.66%) AngularJS
18 9 (11.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 9 (11.39%) Banking
19 8 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
19 8 (10.13%) Linux
19 8 (10.13%) Mac OS
19 8 (10.13%) Amazon S3
19 8 (10.13%) RSpec
19 8 (10.13%) Heroku

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (6.33%) CMS
2 3 (3.80%) Joomla!
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 43 (54.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 21 (26.58%) Fireworks
3 9 (11.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (7.59%) Acrobat
5 5 (6.33%) InDesign
6 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
7 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
7 3 (3.80%) CorelDRAW
7 3 (3.80%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (1.27%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (1.27%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Summit
1 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon S3
1 8 (10.13%) Heroku
1 8 (10.13%) GitHub
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) SSH
2 3 (3.80%) FTP
2 3 (3.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (10.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.27%) MySQL
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Axure RP
2 8 (10.13%) Cucumber
2 8 (10.13%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (10.13%) Sublime Text
2 8 (10.13%) RSpec
3 3 (3.80%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.53%) Grunt
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Marketing
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Publishing
6 1 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Designer
2 25 (31.65%) Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Web Designer
4 10 (12.66%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Digital Designer
6 7 (8.86%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Designer
8 4 (5.06%) Photoshop Designer
8 4 (5.06%) UI Designer
9 3 (3.80%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Junior Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Communications Officer
9 3 (3.80%) User Experience Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Visual Designer
9 3 (3.80%) Information Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (84.81%) HTML
2 65 (82.28%) CSS
3 52 (65.82%) HTML5
4 42 (53.16%) CSS3
5 14 (17.72%) jQuery
6 10 (12.66%) XML
6 10 (12.66%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.13%) Backbone.js
7 8 (10.13%) Ajax
7 8 (10.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (5.06%) Sass
9 3 (3.80%) LESS
9 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.80%) XHTML
9 3 (3.80%) .NET
10 1 (1.27%) Flash
10 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (46.84%) User Experience
2 10 (12.66%) W3C
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.06%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.80%) Social Media
6 2 (2.53%) Tandem
6 2 (2.53%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.53%) Animation
6 2 (2.53%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.27%) RIA
7 1 (1.27%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Linux
1 8 (10.13%) Mac OS
2 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.32%) Web Development
3 15 (18.99%) Information Architecture
4 14 (17.72%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (16.46%) Scrum
6 10 (12.66%) Web Design
7 8 (10.13%) TDD
8 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.86%) Usability Testing
9 5 (6.33%) Content Management
10 3 (3.80%) Use Case
10 3 (3.80%) Business Process Improvement
10 3 (3.80%) User Stories
11 2 (2.53%) Web Accessibility
11 2 (2.53%) Email Marketing
11 2 (2.53%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (2.53%) Workflow
11 2 (2.53%) Business Development
11 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2
12 1 (1.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.13%) Ruby
3 3 (3.80%) VBScript
4 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.27%) PHP
4 1 (1.27%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (1.27%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) WAI
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 22 (27.85%) Adobe
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Google
3 3 (3.80%) SolidWorks
4 2 (2.53%) Facebook
5 1 (1.27%) BT
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