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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 319 271 226
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -45
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 368 485 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.84% 0.99%
As % of the Applications category 6.38% 7.40% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 326 367
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 23
Median hourly rate £20.75 £19.09 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £9.20 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.70 £25.00 £90.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.63 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -24.69%

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
5772 6553 7589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.81% 11.30% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3412 3868 4187
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 642 749
Median hourly rate £16.29 £15.21 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.11% -3.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £35.00 £31.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.32
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.33%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -49 352 £350 +7.69% 159
London -26 219 £325 - 61
South East -28 49 £275 -5.17% 14
West Yorkshire +20 20 £375 +18.11% 14
Yorkshire +18 20 £375 +18.11% 15
West Midlands -23 20 £400 +45.45% 12
City of London -24 19 £375 +15.38% 7
East Midlands +5 18 £420 +47.36% 10
Coventry - 16 £400 - 1
West Sussex +7 15 £290 -22.45%
East of England -1 14 £363 +20.83% 16
Nottinghamshire +1 13 £425 +44.06% 1
Nottingham -3 13 £425 +44.06% 1
Berkshire -8 13 £209 -28.01% 4
Leeds +8 10 £335 +5.51% 14
Scotland +5 10 £388 +19.23% 1
Gatwick +4 10 - -
Reading +24 9 £205 -18.00% 2
Hampshire -1 8 £313 +5.93% 3
Surrey +12 7 £200 - 3
Glasgow +6 6 £388 +19.23%
North West -9 6 £225 -30.76% 16
Halifax - 6 £420 -
Cambridgeshire +18 5 £388 +7.63% 4
Croydon -11 5 £434 -
East Grinstead - 5 £290 -
Hertfordshire -4 4 - - 4
Manchester -19 4 £350 +7.69% 6
Oxfordshire -22 4 £325 -3.70%
Edinburgh +6 3 £271 -32.18%

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 441 (61.76%) HTML
2 391 (54.76%) CSS
3 356 (49.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 346 (48.46%) User Experience
5 314 (43.98%) Adobe
6 279 (39.08%) JavaScript
7 244 (34.17%) HTML5
8 206 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
9 192 (26.89%) CSS3
10 174 (24.37%) Front End Development
11 164 (22.97%) Wireframes
12 134 (18.77%) Responsive Web Design
13 133 (18.63%) jQuery
14 111 (15.55%) AngularJS
15 104 (14.57%) Web Development
16 103 (14.43%) Git (software)
17 100 (14.01%) Marketing
18 89 (12.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 86 (12.04%) E-Commerce
20 85 (11.90%) Web Design
21 75 (10.50%) InDesign
22 74 (10.36%) PHP
22 74 (10.36%) Prototyping
23 72 (10.08%) Degree
23 72 (10.08%) Grunt
24 71 (9.94%) LESS
24 71 (9.94%) CMS
25 67 (9.38%) Ajax
25 67 (9.38%) Sass
26 64 (8.96%) Finance

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 71 (9.94%) CMS
2 29 (4.06%) WordPress
3 26 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 23 (3.22%) Confluence
5 16 (2.24%) Marvel
6 15 (2.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.40%) Moodle
9 7 (0.98%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.70%) Drupal
10 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.42%) Apache
13 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.28%) nginx
13 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 356 (49.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 89 (12.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 75 (10.50%) InDesign
4 49 (6.86%) MS Office
5 45 (6.30%) MS Excel
6 36 (5.04%) Fireworks
6 36 (5.04%) OmniGraffle
7 35 (4.90%) InVision
8 34 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
9 20 (2.80%) Adobe After Effects
10 15 (2.10%) MS Visio
11 13 (1.82%) GIMP
12 9 (1.26%) 3ds Max
12 9 (1.26%) Acrobat
13 8 (1.12%) PaintShop Pro
14 6 (0.84%) MS Project
15 4 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
15 4 (0.56%) CINEMA 4D
15 4 (0.56%) Flinto
16 3 (0.42%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 9 (1.26%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (0.84%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.56%) Sage X3
3 4 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.42%) Magento
5 2 (0.28%) Aligne
5 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.28%) Unica
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 13 (1.82%) GitHub
3 9 (1.26%) Adobe Analytics
3 9 (1.26%) Google Analytics
3 9 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.42%) Google Play
5 3 (0.42%) Slack
5 3 (0.42%) Yammer
6 2 (0.28%) AdWords
6 2 (0.28%) CheetahMail
6 2 (0.28%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.28%) Responsys
6 2 (0.28%) SaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.52%) Intranet
2 13 (1.82%) HTTP
3 11 (1.54%) Internet
4 8 (1.12%) DVB
5 4 (0.56%) Skype
6 3 (0.42%) LAN
6 3 (0.42%) SMS
7 2 (0.28%) FTP
7 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.28%) Network Security
7 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.28%) VPN
7 2 (0.28%) WAN
7 2 (0.28%) WebEx
7 2 (0.28%) Wireless
8 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.14%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.66%) MySQL
2 8 (1.12%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
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%) QlikView
5 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 103 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 72 (10.08%) Grunt
3 53 (7.42%) JIRA
4 44 (6.16%) gulp
4 44 (6.16%) Jasmine
5 43 (6.02%) Dreamweaver
6 39 (5.46%) Axure RP
7 28 (3.92%) Cucumber
8 22 (3.08%) Jenkins
8 22 (3.08%) Karma Test Runner
9 21 (2.94%) Subversion
10 19 (2.66%) WebDriver
11 14 (1.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 14 (1.96%) Visual Studio
12 13 (1.82%) Protractor
13 12 (1.68%) Mercurial
14 11 (1.54%) Mocha
15 10 (1.40%) Vagrant
16 8 (1.12%) Maven
17 7 (0.98%) WebStorm
General
1 100 (14.01%) Marketing
2 64 (8.96%) Finance
3 49 (6.86%) Retail
4 32 (4.48%) Games
5 30 (4.20%) Banking
6 21 (2.94%) Publishing
7 14 (1.96%) Multimedia
8 13 (1.82%) Advertising
9 12 (1.68%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.54%) Legal
11 10 (1.40%) Investment Banking
12 9 (1.26%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.84%) Electronics
14 5 (0.70%) German Language
15 4 (0.56%) French Language
16 3 (0.42%) Military
17 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.28%) Interactive Media
17 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.14%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 358 (50.14%) Designer
2 273 (38.24%) Developer
3 159 (22.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 144 (20.17%) UI Designer
5 108 (15.13%) UX Designer
6 62 (8.68%) JavaScript Developer
7 61 (8.54%) Digital Designer
8 58 (8.12%) HTML Developer
9 57 (7.98%) UI Developer
9 57 (7.98%) Web Designer
10 51 (7.14%) Senior Designer
11 47 (6.58%) UI/UX Designer
12 44 (6.16%) HTML CSS Developer
12 44 (6.16%) Visual Designer
13 37 (5.18%) Web Developer
14 31 (4.34%) UX Developer
15 30 (4.20%) Junior
16 29 (4.06%) Senior UI Designer
17 24 (3.36%) Angular Developer
17 24 (3.36%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (61.76%) HTML
2 391 (54.76%) CSS
3 244 (34.17%) HTML5
4 192 (26.89%) CSS3
5 133 (18.63%) jQuery
6 111 (15.55%) AngularJS
7 71 (9.94%) LESS
8 67 (9.38%) Ajax
8 67 (9.38%) Sass
9 42 (5.88%) Flash
10 39 (5.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 36 (5.04%) Node.js
12 31 (4.34%) React
13 28 (3.92%) RESTful
14 22 (3.08%) DOM
15 20 (2.80%) .NET
16 19 (2.66%) Behat
16 19 (2.66%) Twig
17 18 (2.52%) XML
18 17 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 346 (48.46%) User Experience
2 59 (8.26%) Mobile App
3 56 (7.84%) Graphic Design
4 33 (4.62%) Social Media
5 24 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (2.80%) Digital Media
6 20 (2.80%) Visualisation
7 18 (2.52%) Animation
8 16 (2.24%) e-Learning
9 15 (2.10%) Interactive TV
10 14 (1.96%) Fintech
11 12 (1.68%) Motion Graphics
12 11 (1.54%) W3C
13 10 (1.40%) 3D Graphics
14 8 (1.12%) Fat Client
14 8 (1.12%) MPEG
14 8 (1.12%) Psychology
14 8 (1.12%) Thin Client
14 8 (1.12%) Video on Demand
15 7 (0.98%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 52 (7.28%) Android
2 49 (6.86%) Apple iOS
3 26 (3.64%) Windows
4 5 (0.70%) Linux
5 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.42%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.42%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (24.37%) Front End Development
3 164 (22.97%) Wireframes
4 134 (18.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 104 (14.57%) Web Development
6 86 (12.04%) E-Commerce
7 85 (11.90%) Web Design
8 74 (10.36%) Prototyping
9 59 (8.26%) MVC
10 54 (7.56%) Typography
11 52 (7.28%) Scrum
12 41 (5.74%) Analytics
12 41 (5.74%) Information Architecture
13 37 (5.18%) Content Management
14 34 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (4.76%) SEO
15 32 (4.48%) Digital Marketing
16 30 (4.20%) Continuous Deployment
17 29 (4.06%) OO
18 28 (3.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 279 (39.08%) JavaScript
2 74 (10.36%) PHP
3 40 (5.60%) Java
4 17 (2.38%) C#
5 15 (2.10%) SQL
6 14 (1.96%) ActionScript
7 11 (1.54%) Python
8 10 (1.40%) ES6
9 9 (1.26%) C++
10 8 (1.12%) ANSI C
10 8 (1.12%) C
11 6 (0.84%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.70%) Dart
12 5 (0.70%) ECMAScript
12 5 (0.70%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.56%) ActionScript 2.0
13 4 (0.56%) ActionScript 3.0
14 3 (0.42%) Ruby
15 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (10.08%) Degree
2 31 (4.34%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.14%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) HNC
6 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.66%) WAI
2 15 (2.10%) QA
3 9 (1.26%) WCAG
4 8 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.56%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (2.80%) Docker
2 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 314 (43.98%) Adobe
2 44 (6.16%) Microsoft
3 18 (2.52%) Google
4 14 (1.96%) Zend
5 8 (1.12%) Apple
5 8 (1.12%) OpenTV
6 7 (0.98%) IBM
6 7 (0.98%) Sage
7 6 (0.84%) Twitter
8 5 (0.70%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.70%) Facebook
9 4 (0.56%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (0.56%) FrontRange
9 4 (0.56%) SAP
9 4 (0.56%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.42%) Autodesk
10 3 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.42%) Tableau
11 2 (0.28%) arcserve
11 2 (0.28%) Kaspersky
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Rate: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Middlesex
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Rate: Daily rate is dependant on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
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Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
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Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £320 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Hivedome Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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