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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 135 111 94
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -17
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 12 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 1.11% 0.84%
As % of the Applications category 3.20% 7.61% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £304 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £22.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-37.22% +20.00%
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
375 447 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.71% 14.62% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 277 185
Average daily rate £350 £315 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 60 37
Average hourly rate £16.91 £15.00 £14.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.75% +7.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £9.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £40.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Bristol 0 4 £400 +45.45% 2
Gloucestershire -2 4 £163 +1.56%
Devon -4 3 £400 -5.88% 2
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 22 (75.86%) HTML
1 22 (75.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 20 (68.97%) CSS
3 19 (65.52%) HTML5
3 19 (65.52%) CSS3
4 17 (58.62%) Fireworks
5 15 (51.72%) Web Design
5 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (51.72%) Web Development
5 15 (51.72%) User Experience
6 14 (48.28%) Information Architecture
6 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
7 12 (41.38%) Usability Testing
7 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
8 7 (24.14%) jQuery
9 6 (20.69%) Marketing
9 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.69%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) Ajax
11 4 (13.79%) Banking
12 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
12 3 (10.34%) Adobe
12 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
12 3 (10.34%) PHP
12 3 (10.34%) Summit
12 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (10.34%) ISO 14001
13 2 (6.90%) Electronics
13 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
13 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (6.90%) CMS
1 2 (6.90%) WordPress
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (75.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 17 (58.62%) Fireworks
3 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.90%) InDesign
4 2 (6.90%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (3.45%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Summit
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Firebug
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Designer
2 12 (41.38%) Web Designer
3 10 (34.48%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
4 4 (13.79%) UI Designer
5 3 (10.34%) UX Designer
5 3 (10.34%) UI/UX Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Django Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) HTML
2 20 (68.97%) CSS
3 19 (65.52%) HTML5
3 19 (65.52%) CSS3
4 7 (24.14%) jQuery
5 5 (17.24%) Ajax
6 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.90%) SOAP
7 2 (6.90%) .NET
7 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
7 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (6.90%) Ember.js
7 2 (6.90%) XML
7 2 (6.90%) XHTML
7 2 (6.90%) Django
8 1 (3.45%) Flash
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.45%) Web Services
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) DTV
3 1 (3.45%) Blog
3 1 (3.45%) Social Network
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Web Design
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (51.72%) Web Development
2 14 (48.28%) Information Architecture
3 12 (41.38%) Usability Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Content Management
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Use Case
5 1 (3.45%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) XAML
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Facebook
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter