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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 135 120 117
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 8 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the Applications category 2.43% 3.92% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £286 £263
% change year-on-year
+4.80% +9.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
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
329 459 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.57% 15.89% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 247 169
Average daily rate £325 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 36
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.31 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.90% +28.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £47.00 £42.50
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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Photoshop Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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
(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 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £400 - 5
Somerset - 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 32 (78.05%) HTML
2 29 (70.73%) CSS
3 26 (63.41%) User Experience
4 23 (56.10%) HTML5
5 22 (53.66%) CSS3
5 22 (53.66%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (36.59%) Adobe
7 12 (29.27%) Axure RP
8 11 (26.83%) Information Architecture
8 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
8 11 (26.83%) Finance
8 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (24.39%) W3C
9 10 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (21.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (21.95%) Banking
11 7 (17.07%) XML
11 7 (17.07%) Ajax
11 7 (17.07%) Web Development
11 7 (17.07%) jQuery
12 6 (14.63%) Web Design
12 6 (14.63%) Fireworks
13 5 (12.20%) Scrum
13 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
13 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
13 5 (12.20%) Android
13 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
14 4 (9.76%) Degree
15 3 (7.32%) Graphic Design
15 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (4.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (53.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (21.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (14.63%) Fireworks
4 3 (7.32%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (4.88%) InDesign
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Designer
2 8 (19.51%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Web Designer
4 6 (14.63%) Digital Designer
5 5 (12.20%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Photoshop Designer
6 4 (9.76%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (7.32%) UI Designer
7 3 (7.32%) User Experience Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Visual Designer
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Information Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) User Experience Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Interface Designer
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (78.05%) HTML
2 29 (70.73%) CSS
3 23 (56.10%) HTML5
4 22 (53.66%) CSS3
5 7 (17.07%) XML
5 7 (17.07%) jQuery
5 7 (17.07%) Ajax
6 3 (7.32%) .NET
7 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.44%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (2.44%) Flash
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.44%) Web Services
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.44%) WPF
8 1 (2.44%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.44%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (63.41%) User Experience
2 10 (24.39%) W3C
3 3 (7.32%) Digital Media
3 3 (7.32%) Graphic Design
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Tandem
4 2 (4.88%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.44%) SCORM
5 1 (2.44%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.44%) Blog
5 1 (2.44%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Android
1 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (26.83%) Information Architecture
2 10 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (17.07%) Web Development
4 6 (14.63%) Web Design
5 5 (12.20%) Scrum
6 3 (7.32%) Content Management
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) Use Case
6 3 (7.32%) Usability Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (4.88%) Business Development
7 2 (4.88%) Workflow
7 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.88%) User Stories
8 1 (2.44%) Analytics
8 1 (2.44%) MVC
8 1 (2.44%) MVVM
8 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) PHP
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) ActionScript
2 1 (2.44%) XAML
2 1 (2.44%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (2.44%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) WAI
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Adobe
2 2 (4.88%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft