The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 127 110 137
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +27
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 17 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.56% 0.28%
As % of the Applications category 3.24% 3.98% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 5
Average daily rate £225 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £105 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +84.21%
Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
525 327 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.85% 14.06% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 168 286
Average daily rate £303 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 35 82
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.62 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.55% -61.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.65 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Photoshop
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 12 £225 - 1
Gloucestershire +4 2 - -
Dorset -5 2 £475 +352.38% 1
Cornwall - 1 £215 - 1
Devon - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Somerset - - - - 2
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (76.92%) HTML
2 17 (65.38%) CSS
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) HTML5
4 11 (42.31%) jQuery
5 8 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (26.92%) Web Design
6 7 (26.92%) Adobe
7 6 (23.08%) DOM
7 6 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (23.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (19.23%) CMS
8 5 (19.23%) Flash
8 5 (19.23%) Fireworks
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 4 (15.38%) PHP
10 3 (11.54%) WordPress
10 3 (11.54%) Content Management
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (11.54%) MS Office
10 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.54%) CSS3
11 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
11 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
11 2 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (7.69%) Axure RP
11 2 (7.69%) .NET
11 2 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (19.23%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) WordPress
3 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (19.23%) Fireworks
3 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
4 2 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (7.69%) InDesign
5 1 (3.85%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (7.69%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Web Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Visual Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Graduate
5 2 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Content Editor
6 1 (3.85%) Web Editor
6 1 (3.85%) IT Graduate
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) Author
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) HTML
2 17 (65.38%) CSS
3 12 (46.15%) HTML5
4 11 (42.31%) jQuery
5 6 (23.08%) DOM
6 5 (19.23%) Flash
7 3 (11.54%) CSS3
8 2 (7.69%) .NET
9 1 (3.85%) Ajax
9 1 (3.85%) SOAP
9 1 (3.85%) Web Services
9 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
9 1 (3.85%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
1 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
1 2 (7.69%) Graphic Design
1 2 (7.69%) Animation
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.85%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (26.92%) Web Design
3 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) Content Management
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) SEO
5 1 (3.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Adobe
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Google