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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 111 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 34 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 0.63% 0.80%
As % of the Applications category 7.71% 4.19% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 10
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£356 £315 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +55.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £296 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £319 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £27.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-42.72% +111.53%
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
441 334 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.60% 14.96% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 196 179
Average daily rate £350 £313 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £131 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 55 45
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
(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
Wiltshire -9 11 £395 +28.45% 4
Bristol -6 7 £275 - 2
Gloucestershire -12 4 £350 -
Somerset - 4 - - 1
Devon - 2 £175 - 1
Dorset - - - -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 64 (85.33%) HTML
2 63 (84.00%) CSS
3 50 (66.67%) HTML5
4 43 (57.33%) CSS3
5 37 (49.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 33 (44.00%) User Experience
7 31 (41.33%) JavaScript
8 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (28.00%) Fireworks
10 20 (26.67%) Web Development
11 17 (22.67%) Adobe
12 15 (20.00%) jQuery
12 15 (20.00%) Information Architecture
13 13 (17.33%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (14.67%) Web Design
14 11 (14.67%) Scrum
15 10 (13.33%) Finance
15 10 (13.33%) XML
15 10 (13.33%) Degree
15 10 (13.33%) AngularJS
16 9 (12.00%) GitHub
16 9 (12.00%) Ruby
16 9 (12.00%) Ajax
16 9 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
16 9 (12.00%) W3C
17 8 (10.67%) Linux
17 8 (10.67%) Amazon S3
17 8 (10.67%) RSpec
17 8 (10.67%) SSH
17 8 (10.67%) PostgreSQL

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 6 (8.00%) CMS
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.00%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.67%) Node.js
5 1 (1.33%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 37 (49.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 21 (28.00%) Fireworks
3 6 (8.00%) Acrobat
3 6 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (4.00%) InDesign
5 3 (4.00%) CorelDRAW
5 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.33%) GIMP
7 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Summit
1 1 (1.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) GitHub
2 8 (10.67%) Amazon S3
2 8 (10.67%) Heroku
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) SSH
2 4 (5.33%) Intranet
3 3 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) RSpec
1 8 (10.67%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (10.67%) Sublime Text
1 8 (10.67%) Axure RP
1 8 (10.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.67%) Subversion
3 2 (2.67%) Grunt
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Marketing
2 6 (8.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Publishing
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Designer
2 25 (33.33%) Developer
3 14 (18.67%) Web Designer
4 9 (12.00%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Digital Designer
7 5 (6.67%) Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Designer
9 3 (4.00%) Visual Designer
9 3 (4.00%) User Experience Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Photoshop Designer
9 3 (4.00%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Junior Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Communications Officer
9 3 (4.00%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Information Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Author
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (85.33%) HTML
2 63 (84.00%) CSS
3 50 (66.67%) HTML5
4 43 (57.33%) CSS3
5 15 (20.00%) jQuery
6 10 (13.33%) XML
6 10 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 9 (12.00%) Ajax
7 9 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (10.67%) Backbone.js
9 5 (6.67%) .NET
10 4 (5.33%) XHTML
10 4 (5.33%) Sass
11 3 (4.00%) LESS
12 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (1.33%) Scilab
13 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
13 1 (1.33%) JRuby
13 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
13 1 (1.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 33 (44.00%) User Experience
2 9 (12.00%) W3C
3 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.00%) Graphic Design
4 3 (4.00%) Social Media
5 2 (2.67%) Tandem
5 2 (2.67%) Animation
5 2 (2.67%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.33%) SCORM
6 1 (1.33%) RIA
6 1 (1.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Linux
1 8 (10.67%) Mac OS
2 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) Web Development
3 15 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 13 (17.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (14.67%) Web Design
5 11 (14.67%) Scrum
6 8 (10.67%) TDD
7 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.33%) Usability Testing
8 5 (6.67%) Content Management
9 3 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (4.00%) Use Case
9 3 (4.00%) Email Marketing
10 2 (2.67%) Workflow
10 2 (2.67%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (1.33%) User Stories
11 1 (1.33%) Analytics
11 1 (1.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.33%) Time Management
11 1 (1.33%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.00%) Ruby
3 3 (4.00%) VBScript
4 2 (2.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.33%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (1.33%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.33%) SQL
5 1 (1.33%) Java
5 1 (1.33%) C#
5 1 (1.33%) C++
5 1 (1.33%) VB
5 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Adobe
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) Google
4 3 (4.00%) SolidWorks
5 2 (2.67%) Facebook
6 1 (1.33%) BT
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle
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