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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 333 279 241
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -38
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 345 408 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.75% 0.92%
As % of the Applications category 6.03% 6.18% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 219 291
Median daily rate £325 £300 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £161 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 24
Median hourly rate £26.25 £18.43 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.43% -12.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.27 £10.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.03 £51.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £15.77 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+25.27% -24.92%

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
5725 6607 6952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.67% 12.19% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3455 3624 3705
Median daily rate £350 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 671 730
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.55 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -48 328 £325 +8.33% 136
London +11 199 £325 - 49
South East -51 41 £300 +9.09% 20
North West -5 23 £275 +13.98% 18
City of London +12 21 £350 +27.27% 7
East of England -9 18 £313 +19.04% 14
West Midlands -36 15 £288 +7.07% 9
South West -9 14 £195 -43.47% 8
Yorkshire -7 13 £325 +2.76% 12
Scotland -9 12 £325 +8.33% 5
Manchester -12 12 £215 +7.50% 8
West Yorkshire 0 11 £338 +6.71% 6
Devon -2 9 £195 -51.25% 1
Birmingham -4 9 £300 +12.35% 4
Leeds -10 9 £325 +0.77% 5
Berkshire -37 9 £125 -54.33% 4
West Sussex -23 8 £500 +48.14%
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £325 +30.00% 1
Hampshire +7 7 £125 -57.62% 3
Bromley - 7 £325 -
Hertfordshire +10 6 £175 -53.33% 5
Glasgow +8 6 £325 - 3
Milton Keynes +7 6 £300 +20.00% 1
East Midlands +3 6 £319 +6.25% 6
Crawley 0 6 £500 +48.14%
Edinburgh -13 6 £375 +25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 5 £360 +44.00% 3
Barnstaple - 5 £195 -
Surrey - 5 - - 5
Lancashire - 5 £275 - 4

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 427 (64.31%) HTML
2 362 (54.52%) CSS
3 330 (49.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 303 (45.63%) User Experience
5 299 (45.03%) Adobe
6 283 (42.62%) JavaScript
7 195 (29.37%) HTML5
8 183 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
9 152 (22.89%) jQuery
10 151 (22.74%) Front End Development
11 147 (22.14%) CSS3
12 142 (21.39%) Wireframes
13 98 (14.76%) Sass
14 97 (14.61%) Responsive Web Design
15 96 (14.46%) Web Development
16 95 (14.31%) CMS
17 87 (13.10%) Marketing
18 84 (12.65%) Finance
19 80 (12.05%) Web Design
20 78 (11.75%) AngularJS
21 75 (11.30%) Git (software)
22 72 (10.84%) MS Office
23 71 (10.69%) Axure RP
23 71 (10.69%) Degree
24 70 (10.54%) PHP
24 70 (10.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
25 68 (10.24%) Graphic Design
26 65 (9.79%) E-Commerce
27 63 (9.49%) Typography
28 59 (8.89%) 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 95 (14.31%) CMS
2 37 (5.57%) SharePoint
3 35 (5.27%) WordPress
4 21 (3.16%) Node.js
5 17 (2.56%) Moodle
6 16 (2.41%) Apache
7 15 (2.26%) Drupal
8 14 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 11 (1.66%) Confluence
10 9 (1.36%) Umbraco
11 8 (1.20%) Joomla!
11 8 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.90%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.75%) ExpressionEngine
15 4 (0.60%) concrete5
16 3 (0.45%) ArcGIS
16 3 (0.45%) IIS
16 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 330 (49.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 72 (10.84%) MS Office
3 70 (10.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 49 (7.38%) InDesign
4 49 (7.38%) MS Excel
5 42 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 37 (5.57%) Fireworks
7 31 (4.67%) OmniGraffle
8 18 (2.71%) Acrobat
8 18 (2.71%) MS Visio
9 17 (2.56%) Adobe After Effects
10 14 (2.11%) GIMP
11 9 (1.36%) Adobe Premiere
12 8 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
13 7 (1.05%) Adobe Captivate
14 6 (0.90%) 3ds Max
14 6 (0.90%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.60%) FreeHand
16 3 (0.45%) MS Project
16 3 (0.45%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 8 (1.20%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (0.90%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.75%) Magento
4 3 (0.45%) Aligne
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.15%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.15%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.11%) Google Analytics
2 13 (1.96%) GitHub
3 10 (1.51%) MailChimp
4 9 (1.36%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.20%) Yammer
6 3 (0.45%) Google Play
6 3 (0.45%) SaaS
7 2 (0.30%) Pure360
8 1 (0.15%) AdWords
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Office 365
8 1 (0.15%) Responsys
8 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.37%) Intranet
2 17 (2.56%) Internet
3 11 (1.66%) HTTP
4 4 (0.60%) FTP
5 3 (0.45%) Network Security
6 2 (0.30%) DNS
6 2 (0.30%) DVB
6 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.30%) VPN
6 2 (0.30%) WebEx
7 1 (0.15%) LAN
7 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.37%) MySQL
2 11 (1.66%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.45%) GIS
3 3 (0.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.30%) MS Access
4 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.15%) QlikView
5 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 75 (11.30%) Git (software)
2 71 (10.69%) Axure RP
3 58 (8.73%) Dreamweaver
4 41 (6.17%) Grunt
5 31 (4.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 27 (4.07%) Subversion
7 26 (3.92%) gulp
8 22 (3.31%) JIRA
9 19 (2.86%) Jasmine
10 13 (1.96%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.51%) Mercurial
11 10 (1.51%) WebStorm
12 9 (1.36%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.20%) IntelliJ
13 8 (1.20%) Vagrant
14 7 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (1.05%) Mocha
15 6 (0.90%) Eclipse
15 6 (0.90%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.90%) Xcode
General
1 87 (13.10%) Marketing
2 84 (12.65%) Finance
3 37 (5.57%) Games
4 34 (5.12%) Banking
4 34 (5.12%) Retail
5 25 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 23 (3.46%) Publishing
7 16 (2.41%) Multimedia
8 15 (2.26%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.81%) Electronics
10 11 (1.66%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.51%) Back Office
12 8 (1.20%) Advertising
13 5 (0.75%) Legal
14 3 (0.45%) Interactive Media
15 2 (0.30%) Military
16 1 (0.15%) Automotive
16 1 (0.15%) Billing
16 1 (0.15%) Indonesian Language
16 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 301 (45.33%) Designer
2 243 (36.60%) Developer
3 126 (18.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 105 (15.81%) UX Designer
5 91 (13.70%) UI Designer
6 61 (9.19%) HTML Developer
7 53 (7.98%) Web Developer
8 52 (7.83%) Visual Designer
9 49 (7.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 45 (6.78%) Web Designer
11 43 (6.48%) HTML CSS Developer
12 42 (6.33%) Digital Designer
13 39 (5.87%) Photoshop Designer
14 35 (5.27%) UI Developer
14 35 (5.27%) UI/UX Designer
15 29 (4.37%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 24 (3.61%) Graphic Designer
17 21 (3.16%) Senior Designer
18 20 (3.01%) Senior Developer
19 19 (2.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (64.31%) HTML
2 362 (54.52%) CSS
3 195 (29.37%) HTML5
4 152 (22.89%) jQuery
5 147 (22.14%) CSS3
6 98 (14.76%) Sass
7 78 (11.75%) AngularJS
8 56 (8.43%) Flash
9 55 (8.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 49 (7.38%) LESS
11 38 (5.72%) Ajax
12 25 (3.77%) XHTML
13 24 (3.61%) .NET
14 23 (3.46%) Backbone.js
15 22 (3.31%) XML
16 17 (2.56%) Apache Flex
16 17 (2.56%) React
17 15 (2.26%) JSON
17 15 (2.26%) JSP
18 14 (2.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 303 (45.63%) User Experience
2 68 (10.24%) Graphic Design
3 59 (8.89%) Mobile App
4 27 (4.07%) e-Learning
4 27 (4.07%) Visualisation
5 25 (3.77%) Digital Media
5 25 (3.77%) Social Media
6 22 (3.31%) Psychology
7 20 (3.01%) Animation
8 15 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.26%) Photography
9 11 (1.66%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.66%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.51%) Augmented Reality
11 9 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.20%) Mobile Games
12 8 (1.20%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.20%) W3C
12 8 (1.20%) Wiki
13 7 (1.05%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.38%) Android
2 45 (6.78%) Apple iOS
3 23 (3.46%) Windows
4 9 (1.36%) Linux
5 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.45%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.30%) CentOS
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.15%) Unix
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (22.74%) Front End Development
3 142 (21.39%) Wireframes
4 97 (14.61%) Responsive Web Design
5 96 (14.46%) Web Development
6 80 (12.05%) Web Design
7 65 (9.79%) E-Commerce
8 63 (9.49%) Typography
9 56 (8.43%) Project Management
10 46 (6.93%) Content Management
11 37 (5.57%) Analytics
12 34 (5.12%) Workflow
13 33 (4.97%) Scrum
13 33 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 33 (4.97%) UX Design
14 31 (4.67%) Information Architecture
14 31 (4.67%) MVC
15 27 (4.07%) SEO
16 25 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
17 22 (3.31%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 283 (42.62%) JavaScript
2 70 (10.54%) PHP
3 48 (7.23%) Java
4 39 (5.87%) SQL
5 23 (3.46%) ActionScript
6 15 (2.26%) ActionScript 3.0
7 12 (1.81%) C#
8 11 (1.66%) C
9 9 (1.36%) TypeScript
10 8 (1.20%) Dart
10 8 (1.20%) ECMAScript
10 8 (1.20%) VB
11 7 (1.05%) ActionScript 2.0
11 7 (1.05%) Python
12 6 (0.90%) Apple Swift
12 6 (0.90%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.75%) Ruby
14 4 (0.60%) C++
14 4 (0.60%) XAML
15 3 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (10.69%) Degree
2 13 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.45%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.41%) QA
2 7 (1.05%) WCAG
3 6 (0.90%) WAI
4 3 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.05%) Docker
2 4 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.30%) SCCM
2 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 299 (45.03%) Adobe
2 57 (8.58%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.16%) Google
4 16 (2.41%) Twitter
5 9 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.20%) Apple
7 7 (1.05%) FatWire
7 7 (1.05%) Zend
8 6 (0.90%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.75%) DoubleClick
9 5 (0.75%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.75%) Facebook
9 5 (0.75%) Optimizely
9 5 (0.75%) Oracle
10 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.60%) Marketo
10 4 (0.60%) Quark
10 4 (0.60%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 3 (0.45%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.45%) Fujitsu
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