The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 327 318 230
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -88
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 376 399 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.70% 0.98%
As % of the Applications category 6.54% 5.92% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 208 334
Median daily rate £325 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 39
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.26 £144.00 £32.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £14.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+91.15% -37.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5746 6740 7143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.67% 11.81% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3400 3921 3941
Median daily rate £350 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 649 747
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Photoshop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Photoshop within the UK.

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Photoshop Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop within the UK.

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Photoshop Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Photoshop
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 365 £325 +8.33% 143
London +16 210 £325 -3.70% 56
South East -39 37 £283 +13.00% 19
East of England +39 31 £325 +44.44% 13
West Midlands -29 23 £325 +18.18% 7
City of London +20 22 £350 +16.66% 7
North West -1 20 £228 -29.45% 25
South West +10 17 £310 -22.62% 4
East Midlands +10 15 £420 +76.84% 10
West Yorkshire +4 12 £344 +10.00% 4
West Sussex +3 12 £295 - 2
Yorkshire -1 12 £344 +10.00% 9
Birmingham -7 12 £313 +47.05% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 11 £438 +2.94% 2
Leeds 0 11 £350 +12.00% 2
Nottingham 0 11 £438 +2.94% 1
Hertfordshire +24 10 £184 +22.50% 4
Devon +14 10 £310 -22.62% 1
Gatwick - 10 - -
Manchester -20 9 £230 -28.12% 13
Berkshire -25 9 £203 -19.00% 4
Norfolk +4 8 £325 -12.81% 1
Coventry -4 8 £400 -11.11%
Norwich -4 8 £325 -17.82%
Scotland -10 8 £325 -21.21% 4
Cambridgeshire +19 7 £400 +77.77% 3
Cheshire +12 7 £225 -35.71% 7
Exeter +9 7 £315 -21.25%
Glasgow +4 7 £325 -13.33% 4
Surrey -3 7 £200 - 2

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 474 (67.43%) HTML
2 420 (59.74%) CSS
3 346 (49.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 328 (46.66%) User Experience
5 318 (45.23%) JavaScript
6 309 (43.95%) Adobe
7 249 (35.42%) HTML5
8 204 (29.02%) CSS3
9 188 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
10 186 (26.46%) Front End Development
11 167 (23.76%) jQuery
12 149 (21.19%) Wireframes
13 122 (17.35%) Responsive Web Design
14 108 (15.36%) Web Development
14 108 (15.36%) AngularJS
15 103 (14.65%) Git (software)
15 103 (14.65%) Web Design
16 93 (13.23%) Marketing
17 88 (12.52%) PHP
18 86 (12.23%) Sass
19 85 (12.09%) CMS
20 80 (11.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 74 (10.53%) Graphic Design
22 68 (9.67%) InDesign
23 67 (9.53%) Finance
23 67 (9.53%) Grunt
23 67 (9.53%) Prototyping
24 65 (9.25%) Degree
25 64 (9.10%) E-Commerce
25 64 (9.10%) Mobile App

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 85 (12.09%) CMS
2 38 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 37 (5.26%) WordPress
4 20 (2.84%) Confluence
5 14 (1.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 13 (1.85%) Moodle
7 11 (1.56%) Apache
7 11 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.28%) Drupal
9 8 (1.14%) Umbraco
10 7 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.85%) Marvel
12 4 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.28%) concrete5
13 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.28%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.28%) nginx
13 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 346 (49.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 80 (11.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 68 (9.67%) InDesign
4 58 (8.25%) MS Office
5 44 (6.26%) MS Excel
6 41 (5.83%) OmniGraffle
7 35 (4.98%) Fireworks
8 34 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
9 31 (4.41%) InVision
10 19 (2.70%) MS Visio
11 17 (2.42%) Adobe After Effects
12 13 (1.85%) GIMP
13 8 (1.14%) Acrobat
14 7 (1.00%) 3ds Max
14 7 (1.00%) Adobe Captivate
15 6 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
16 5 (0.71%) Adobe Premiere
17 4 (0.57%) CINEMA 4D
17 4 (0.57%) Final Cut Pro
17 4 (0.57%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 12 (1.71%) SDL Web 8
2 10 (1.42%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.57%) Sage X3
4 3 (0.43%) Aligne
4 3 (0.43%) Magento
5 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.14%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.14%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.85%) Adobe Analytics
1 13 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 13 (1.85%) GitHub
2 12 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.56%) Google Analytics
4 8 (1.14%) Yammer
5 4 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.57%) MailChimp
6 3 (0.43%) Google Play
6 3 (0.43%) SaaS
7 2 (0.28%) AdWords
7 2 (0.28%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Office 365
8 1 (0.14%) Responsys
8 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.84%) Intranet
2 19 (2.70%) Internet
3 12 (1.71%) HTTP
4 4 (0.57%) DVB
4 4 (0.57%) Skype
5 3 (0.43%) LAN
5 3 (0.43%) Network Security
6 2 (0.28%) DNS
6 2 (0.28%) FTP
6 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.28%) VPN
6 2 (0.28%) WAN
6 2 (0.28%) WebEx
6 2 (0.28%) Wireless
7 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.56%) MySQL
2 11 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.14%) Informix
5 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.14%) QlikView
5 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 103 (14.65%) Git (software)
2 67 (9.53%) Grunt
3 54 (7.68%) Axure RP
4 51 (7.25%) Dreamweaver
5 49 (6.97%) gulp
6 41 (5.83%) JIRA
7 33 (4.69%) Jasmine
8 23 (3.27%) Cucumber
8 23 (3.27%) Subversion
9 20 (2.84%) Jenkins
10 19 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 18 (2.56%) Visual Studio
12 17 (2.42%) WebDriver
13 14 (1.99%) Mercurial
14 13 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
15 12 (1.71%) Protractor
16 11 (1.56%) Mocha
16 11 (1.56%) Vagrant
17 10 (1.42%) WebStorm
18 8 (1.14%) IntelliJ
General
1 93 (13.23%) Marketing
2 67 (9.53%) Finance
3 40 (5.69%) Retail
4 27 (3.84%) Banking
5 25 (3.56%) Games
6 22 (3.13%) Publishing
7 14 (1.99%) Multimedia
8 12 (1.71%) Advertising
9 11 (1.56%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.42%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.71%) Legal
13 4 (0.57%) Back Office
13 4 (0.57%) Electronics
13 4 (0.57%) Interactive Media
14 3 (0.43%) Military
15 1 (0.14%) Automotive
15 1 (0.14%) Billing
15 1 (0.14%) Danish Language
15 1 (0.14%) Indonesian Language
Job Titles
1 321 (45.66%) Designer
2 297 (42.25%) Developer
3 171 (24.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 117 (16.64%) UI Designer
5 99 (14.08%) UX Designer
6 70 (9.96%) HTML Developer
7 65 (9.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 64 (9.10%) UI Developer
9 50 (7.11%) Digital Designer
10 49 (6.97%) HTML CSS Developer
10 49 (6.97%) Web Designer
11 44 (6.26%) Visual Designer
12 43 (6.12%) Web Developer
13 41 (5.83%) Senior Designer
14 39 (5.55%) UI/UX Designer
15 33 (4.69%) UX Developer
16 28 (3.98%) UI/UX Developer
17 26 (3.70%) Junior
17 26 (3.70%) Senior Developer
18 25 (3.56%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 474 (67.43%) HTML
2 420 (59.74%) CSS
3 249 (35.42%) HTML5
4 204 (29.02%) CSS3
5 167 (23.76%) jQuery
6 108 (15.36%) AngularJS
7 86 (12.23%) Sass
8 63 (8.96%) Ajax
9 62 (8.82%) LESS
10 48 (6.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 45 (6.40%) Flash
12 35 (4.98%) Node.js
13 30 (4.27%) React
14 22 (3.13%) .NET
15 21 (2.99%) RESTful
15 21 (2.99%) XHTML
15 21 (2.99%) XML
16 19 (2.70%) Backbone.js
17 18 (2.56%) Twig
18 17 (2.42%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 328 (46.66%) User Experience
2 74 (10.53%) Graphic Design
3 64 (9.10%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.98%) Social Media
5 25 (3.56%) Digital Media
6 22 (3.13%) e-Learning
7 21 (2.99%) Visualisation
8 20 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (2.56%) Animation
10 14 (1.99%) Psychology
11 13 (1.85%) Interactive TV
11 13 (1.85%) W3C
12 11 (1.56%) Fintech
13 10 (1.42%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.28%) Copywriting
14 9 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (1.28%) iPad
15 8 (1.14%) Computer Science
15 8 (1.14%) Photography
15 8 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (7.40%) Android
2 46 (6.54%) Apple iOS
3 22 (3.13%) Windows
4 7 (1.00%) Linux
5 5 (0.71%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.57%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.43%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.28%) Unix
8 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (26.46%) Front End Development
3 149 (21.19%) Wireframes
4 122 (17.35%) Responsive Web Design
5 108 (15.36%) Web Development
6 103 (14.65%) Web Design
7 67 (9.53%) Prototyping
8 64 (9.10%) E-Commerce
9 54 (7.68%) Typography
10 52 (7.40%) MVC
11 47 (6.69%) Information Architecture
12 42 (5.97%) Content Management
12 42 (5.97%) Scrum
13 38 (5.41%) Analytics
14 33 (4.69%) Project Management
15 32 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
16 31 (4.41%) SEO
17 29 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (3.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (3.84%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 318 (45.23%) JavaScript
2 88 (12.52%) PHP
3 51 (7.25%) Java
4 24 (3.41%) SQL
5 17 (2.42%) ActionScript
6 16 (2.28%) C#
7 10 (1.42%) TypeScript
8 9 (1.28%) Python
9 8 (1.14%) Dart
9 8 (1.14%) ECMAScript
9 8 (1.14%) ES6
10 7 (1.00%) ActionScript 3.0
11 5 (0.71%) C
12 4 (0.57%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (0.57%) ANSI C
12 4 (0.57%) C++
12 4 (0.57%) Ruby
12 4 (0.57%) VB
13 3 (0.43%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (9.25%) Degree
2 17 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.42%) WAI
2 15 (2.13%) QA
3 9 (1.28%) WCAG
4 4 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.57%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (2.56%) Docker
2 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.43%) Ansible
2 1 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 309 (43.95%) Adobe
2 47 (6.69%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.28%) Google
4 13 (1.85%) Zend
5 9 (1.28%) Twitter
6 7 (1.00%) Apple
6 7 (1.00%) FatWire
6 7 (1.00%) Sage
6 7 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.71%) DoubleClick
8 4 (0.57%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (0.57%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.57%) Facebook
8 4 (0.57%) FrontRange
8 4 (0.57%) OpenTV
8 4 (0.57%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.43%) Autodesk
9 3 (0.43%) Marketo
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle
9 3 (0.43%) Quark
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