The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 295 222 206
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -16
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 403 540 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.99% 1.00%
As % of the Applications category 5.99% 7.51% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 336 272
Average daily rate
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of your Daily Rate
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£300 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 40 21
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.88 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £142.50 £32.61 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £22.50 £16.23
% change year-on-year
-37.22% +38.67%

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
6729 7191 6539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.82% 13.14% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 3968 3549
Average daily rate £340 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £157 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 656 747 663
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 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
England -85 376 £300 -3.22% 197
London -37 194 £325 - 88
South East -19 88 £250 -20.00% 33
City of London -21 54 £300 -20.00% 23
Berkshire -15 27 £250 -28.57% 9
West Midlands -1 24 £275 +7.84% 13
Hampshire +1 21 £323 -7.85% 3
Scotland +3 20 £400 +77.77% 3
North West -34 20 £325 +4.83% 22
East Sussex +3 19 £250 +13.86% 2
Brighton +3 18 £250 +13.86% 2
Manchester -13 18 £325 +4.83% 6
East of England +1 17 £225 -5.26% 9
Basingstoke +3 15 £295 -1.66% 1
Oxfordshire -11 13 £250 -33.33% 4
Edinburgh +5 12 £450 +157.14% 1
West Yorkshire -39 12 £313 +89.39% 4
Yorkshire -47 12 £313 +71.23% 10
South West -25 11 £400 +30.29% 9
Leeds -39 11 £313 +90.83% 2
Staffordshire - 11 £363 - 1
North East -13 9 £375 -6.25% 4
Reading -4 8 £250 -16.66% 5
Glasgow -2 7 £325 +30.00%
Tyne and Wear -17 7 £375 -6.25% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 7 £375 -6.25% 3
Norfolk +2 6 £350 - 2
Cambridgeshire -4 6 £225 - 1
Croydon -11 6 - - 1
Oxford - 5 £250 - 1

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 543 (67.29%) HTML
2 507 (62.83%) CSS
3 420 (52.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 375 (46.47%) JavaScript
5 335 (41.51%) Adobe
6 323 (40.02%) User Experience
7 267 (33.09%) HTML5
8 251 (31.10%) CSS3
9 234 (29.00%) jQuery
10 155 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
11 148 (18.34%) Web Design
12 146 (18.09%) Marketing
13 114 (14.13%) CMS
14 106 (13.14%) Responsive Web Design
15 104 (12.89%) E-Commerce
16 97 (12.02%) Content Management
17 93 (11.52%) Flash
17 93 (11.52%) PHP
18 89 (11.03%) Axure RP
19 87 (10.78%) Sass
20 82 (10.16%) Dreamweaver
21 81 (10.04%) Graphic Design
22 80 (9.91%) Information Architecture
23 79 (9.79%) Ajax
24 76 (9.42%) InDesign
25 75 (9.29%) Degree
25 75 (9.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 74 (9.17%) Git (software)
27 73 (9.05%) Retail
28 68 (8.43%) Web Development

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 114 (14.13%) CMS
2 38 (4.71%) WordPress
3 35 (4.34%) Node.js
4 26 (3.22%) Drupal
5 23 (2.85%) Umbraco
6 14 (1.73%) Apache
6 14 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 14 (1.73%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.61%) IIS
8 12 (1.49%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.36%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.99%) Confluence
11 7 (0.87%) Moodle
12 5 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.62%) Immediacy CMS
12 5 (0.62%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.50%) LiveCycle
14 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.37%) Kentico
15 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 420 (52.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 76 (9.42%) InDesign
3 67 (8.30%) Fireworks
4 61 (7.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 40 (4.96%) OmniGraffle
5 40 (4.96%) MS Visio
6 31 (3.84%) MS Office
6 31 (3.84%) MS Excel
7 27 (3.35%) Adobe After Effects
8 24 (2.97%) Acrobat
9 20 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (1.24%) GIMP
11 9 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (1.12%) 3ds Max
12 7 (0.87%) CINEMA 4D
13 6 (0.74%) Vectorworks
14 5 (0.62%) Maya
14 5 (0.62%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.37%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.37%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 14 (1.73%) Magento
2 7 (0.87%) Tridion
2 7 (0.87%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.50%) Summit
5 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.47%) Adobe Analytics
2 22 (2.73%) Google Analytics
3 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.36%) GitHub
5 3 (0.37%) MailChimp
5 3 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.37%) PaaS
6 2 (0.25%) SaaS
6 2 (0.25%) Responsys
7 1 (0.12%) eCircle
7 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.22%) Internet
2 15 (1.86%) Intranet
3 11 (1.36%) HTTP
4 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.37%) Extranet
5 3 (0.37%) SSL
5 3 (0.37%) WebEx
5 3 (0.37%) Wireless
6 2 (0.25%) WEP
6 2 (0.25%) SSH
6 2 (0.25%) DNS
6 2 (0.25%) FTP
7 1 (0.12%) DHCP
7 1 (0.12%) VPN
7 1 (0.12%) Firewall
7 1 (0.12%) SWIFTNet
7 1 (0.12%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.82%) MySQL
2 12 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.50%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.25%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.25%) QlikView
7 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.12%) Big Data
8 1 (0.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 89 (11.03%) Axure RP
2 82 (10.16%) Dreamweaver
3 74 (9.17%) Git (software)
4 40 (4.96%) Subversion
5 39 (4.83%) Grunt
6 37 (4.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 22 (2.73%) JIRA
7 22 (2.73%) gulp
8 19 (2.35%) Visual Studio
9 15 (1.86%) Bower
10 12 (1.49%) Sublime Text
11 9 (1.12%) IntelliJ
12 7 (0.87%) Mercurial
12 7 (0.87%) WebStorm
13 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Blend
14 5 (0.62%) Jasmine
14 5 (0.62%) PhpStorm
15 4 (0.50%) Bitbucket
15 4 (0.50%) PhantomJS
15 4 (0.50%) Eclipse
General
1 146 (18.09%) Marketing
2 73 (9.05%) Retail
3 66 (8.18%) Finance
4 40 (4.96%) Advertising
5 38 (4.71%) Telecoms
6 34 (4.21%) Games
7 32 (3.97%) Banking
8 20 (2.48%) Multimedia
9 18 (2.23%) Publishing
10 16 (1.98%) Legal
10 16 (1.98%) Interactive Media
11 11 (1.36%) Electronics
12 7 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.74%) Automotive
13 6 (0.74%) Law
13 6 (0.74%) Local Government
13 6 (0.74%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.62%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 346 (42.87%) Designer
2 324 (40.15%) Developer
3 134 (16.60%) Front-End Developer
4 120 (14.87%) Web Developer
5 93 (11.52%) UX Designer
6 86 (10.66%) UI Designer
7 78 (9.67%) Web Designer
8 48 (5.95%) UI Developer
8 48 (5.95%) UI Programmer
9 46 (5.70%) UI/UX Designer
10 37 (4.58%) Front-End Web Developer
11 36 (4.46%) Photoshop Designer
12 34 (4.21%) Graphic Designer
13 30 (3.72%) Junior
14 28 (3.47%) Senior Designer
15 26 (3.22%) Digital Designer
16 21 (2.60%) Visual Designer
17 18 (2.23%) JavaScript Developer
18 17 (2.11%) User Experience Architect
18 17 (2.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (67.29%) HTML
2 507 (62.83%) CSS
3 267 (33.09%) HTML5
4 251 (31.10%) CSS3
5 234 (29.00%) jQuery
6 93 (11.52%) Flash
7 87 (10.78%) Sass
8 79 (9.79%) Ajax
9 75 (9.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 57 (7.06%) AngularJS
10 57 (7.06%) XHTML
11 53 (6.57%) XML
12 42 (5.20%) LESS
13 38 (4.71%) .NET
14 31 (3.84%) JSON
15 30 (3.72%) Backbone.js
16 24 (2.97%) ASP.NET
17 23 (2.85%) REST
18 21 (2.60%) JSP
19 15 (1.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 323 (40.02%) User Experience
2 81 (10.04%) Graphic Design
3 62 (7.68%) Mobile App
4 51 (6.32%) W3C
5 49 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (4.46%) Social Media
7 21 (2.60%) Digital Media
8 20 (2.48%) Copywriting
9 19 (2.35%) Animation
10 18 (2.23%) Visualisation
11 17 (2.11%) Photography
12 14 (1.73%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.61%) Computer Science
14 11 (1.36%) E-Learning
15 10 (1.24%) Video Editing
16 7 (0.87%) N-Tier
17 6 (0.74%) Taxonomies
17 6 (0.74%) Blog
17 6 (0.74%) Online Games
18 5 (0.62%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.10%) Windows
2 22 (2.73%) Apple iOS
3 20 (2.48%) Android
4 13 (1.61%) Linux
5 6 (0.74%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.25%) UNIX
8 2 (0.25%) webOS
9 1 (0.12%) AIX
9 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (18.34%) Web Design
3 106 (13.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 104 (12.89%) E-Commerce
5 97 (12.02%) Content Management
6 80 (9.91%) Information Architecture
7 68 (8.43%) Web Development
8 66 (8.18%) SEO
9 62 (7.68%) Analytics
10 42 (5.20%) MVC
11 41 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
12 39 (4.83%) Project Management
13 36 (4.46%) OO
14 34 (4.21%) Scrum
15 31 (3.84%) Web Accessibility
16 26 (3.22%) CRM
17 24 (2.97%) Usability Testing
18 22 (2.73%) UX Design
18 22 (2.73%) Email Marketing
19 21 (2.60%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 375 (46.47%) JavaScript
2 93 (11.52%) PHP
3 44 (5.45%) Java
4 41 (5.08%) SQL
5 22 (2.73%) C#
6 15 (1.86%) ActionScript
7 12 (1.49%) PHP5
8 11 (1.36%) Objective-C
9 9 (1.12%) VB
10 8 (0.99%) ECMAScript
10 8 (0.99%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.99%) ActionScript 3.0
10 8 (0.99%) TypeScript
11 7 (0.87%) Dart
11 7 (0.87%) Python
12 6 (0.74%) XAML
13 4 (0.50%) PHP4
14 3 (0.37%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.37%) C++
15 2 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (9.29%) Degree
2 28 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.74%) HND
5 3 (0.37%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.49%) WCAG
1 12 (1.49%) QA
2 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.37%) SLA
2 3 (0.37%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.37%) XenServer
2 3 (0.37%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 335 (41.51%) Adobe
2 56 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.20%) Google
4 21 (2.60%) Facebook
5 20 (2.48%) hybris
6 17 (2.11%) Twitter
7 14 (1.73%) Macromedia
8 13 (1.61%) EPiServer
9 8 (0.99%) DoubleClick
9 8 (0.99%) Apple
9 8 (0.99%) Oracle
10 7 (0.87%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.74%) Demandware
11 6 (0.74%) IBM
11 6 (0.74%) ATG
12 5 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.62%) SAP
12 5 (0.62%) Sencha
13 4 (0.50%) Quark
13 4 (0.50%) FatWire
East Riding
Venn Group
Rate: £5000 - £6000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
East Midlands
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £8.50 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £100.00 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £210 - 350 per day + perm benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
North East
Aquent
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £10 to £12 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £100 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Crossrail
Rate: Based on skills and experience
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £18.00 - £22.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago