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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Photoshop
UK
Rank 366 331 320
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -11
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 249 338 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.65% 0.66%
As % of the Applications category 5.24% 5.93% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 236 203
Median daily rate £350 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 17
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.26 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -39.00%

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
4750 5699 6246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.61% 10.96% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2863 3377 3528
Median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 508 595
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -22 240 £350 +7.69% 161
London -42 132 £375 +7.14% 62
South East +31 53 £350 +40.00% 25
City of London -10 22 £413 +20.07% 8
Surrey +19 19 £385 +0.98% 6
Berkshire +13 17 £400 +213.72% 3
Yorkshire +30 14 £250 -25.92% 18
South West +10 14 £400 +48.14% 6
West Yorkshire +25 12 £250 -41.17% 10
North West +21 12 £270 +54.28% 20
Manchester +16 12 £270 +54.28% 10
Leeds +12 10 £250 -41.17% 7
Scotland +18 8 £125 -56.52% 4
Glasgow +11 8 £125 - 2
East Midlands +7 7 £400 +33.33% 7
East of England -10 7 £250 -30.55% 10
Bristol +3 6 £353 +60.95%
Kent - 6 £233 - 5
Croydon +8 5 £225 -47.05% 3
Reading +18 4 - - 1
Bracknell +3 4 £165 -17.50% 1
Newbury +2 4 £289 -
Buckinghamshire 0 4 - - 2
Northampton -6 4 £475 +58.33%
Northamptonshire -6 4 £475 +58.33%
Redhill - 4 £413 - 1
Leicester - 4 £325 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £233 -
Uxbridge - 4 - -
Leicestershire - 4 £325 - 1

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 333 (59.68%) HTML
2 305 (54.66%) CSS
3 273 (48.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 263 (47.13%) User Experience
5 217 (38.89%) Adobe
6 205 (36.74%) JavaScript
7 174 (31.18%) Wireframes
8 155 (27.78%) HTML5
9 143 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
10 119 (21.33%) Front End Development
11 113 (20.25%) CSS3
12 106 (19.00%) jQuery
13 91 (16.31%) Prototyping
14 89 (15.95%) Responsive Web Design
15 86 (15.41%) AngularJS
16 84 (15.05%) Web Development
17 78 (13.98%) Marketing
18 76 (13.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 75 (13.44%) Axure RP
20 73 (13.08%) Finance
21 69 (12.37%) Degree
22 66 (11.83%) E-Commerce
23 64 (11.47%) Sass
24 63 (11.29%) Git (software)
25 57 (10.22%) Dreamweaver
26 54 (9.68%) Typography
27 53 (9.50%) PHP
28 52 (9.32%) Microsoft
29 51 (9.14%) Ajax
30 48 (8.60%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 34 (6.09%) CMS
2 27 (4.84%) WordPress
3 12 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.90%) Confluence
6 4 (0.72%) Marvel
7 2 (0.36%) Apache
7 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.18%) Drupal
8 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 273 (48.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 76 (13.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 44 (7.89%) InDesign
4 38 (6.81%) InVision
5 31 (5.56%) Fireworks
5 31 (5.56%) MS Excel
6 24 (4.30%) MS Office
7 23 (4.12%) Adobe After Effects
8 21 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
9 19 (3.41%) MS Visio
10 14 (2.51%) Adobe Premiere
11 10 (1.79%) Acrobat
11 10 (1.79%) GIMP
12 6 (1.08%) CINEMA 4D
12 6 (1.08%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (1.08%) UXPin
13 5 (0.90%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.54%) Edge Animate
14 3 (0.54%) PaintShop Pro
15 2 (0.36%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.90%) SAP CRM
2 5 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.72%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.54%) FastStats
4 3 (0.54%) FastStats PeopleStage
5 2 (0.36%) Magento
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.18%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.41%) Google Analytics
2 15 (2.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 10 (1.79%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (0.90%) Office 365
5 4 (0.72%) Responsys
6 2 (0.36%) GitHub
6 2 (0.36%) Google Play
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.18%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Silverpop
7 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.61%) Internet
2 7 (1.25%) Intranet
3 5 (0.90%) snoop
4 2 (0.36%) DVB
4 2 (0.36%) HTTP
5 1 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.94%) MySQL
2 10 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.36%) QlikView
5 1 (0.18%) Big Data
5 1 (0.18%) GIS
5 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 75 (13.44%) Axure RP
2 63 (11.29%) Git (software)
3 57 (10.22%) Dreamweaver
4 32 (5.73%) Subversion
5 30 (5.38%) Grunt
6 24 (4.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 23 (4.12%) JIRA
8 19 (3.41%) Jasmine
9 18 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (1.79%) gulp
11 8 (1.43%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.43%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.08%) Bower
12 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Blend
12 6 (1.08%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.90%) NCrunch
13 5 (0.90%) NUnit
13 5 (0.90%) ReSharper
14 4 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.54%) Vagrant
General
1 78 (13.98%) Marketing
2 73 (13.08%) Finance
3 41 (7.35%) Banking
4 24 (4.30%) Games
5 23 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.94%) Retail
7 20 (3.58%) Publishing
8 16 (2.87%) Multimedia
9 11 (1.97%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.79%) Advertising
11 9 (1.61%) Local Government
12 8 (1.43%) Electronics
12 8 (1.43%) German Language
13 6 (1.08%) Czech Language
13 6 (1.08%) French Language
13 6 (1.08%) Front Office
13 6 (1.08%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.90%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.72%) Automotive
15 4 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 287 (51.43%) Designer
2 195 (34.95%) Developer
3 109 (19.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 105 (18.82%) UX Designer
5 99 (17.74%) UI Designer
6 57 (10.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 47 (8.42%) Digital Designer
7 47 (8.42%) UI/UX Designer
8 41 (7.35%) HTML Developer
9 40 (7.17%) Web Designer
10 36 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
10 36 (6.45%) UI Developer
11 32 (5.73%) Visual Designer
11 32 (5.73%) Web Developer
12 25 (4.48%) Senior Designer
13 21 (3.76%) Angular Developer
13 21 (3.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 21 (3.76%) UX Developer
14 19 (3.41%) Mobile Designer
15 15 (2.69%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (59.68%) HTML
2 305 (54.66%) CSS
3 155 (27.78%) HTML5
4 113 (20.25%) CSS3
5 106 (19.00%) jQuery
6 86 (15.41%) AngularJS
7 64 (11.47%) Sass
8 51 (9.14%) Ajax
9 48 (8.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 43 (7.71%) LESS
11 39 (6.99%) React
12 34 (6.09%) Flash
13 26 (4.66%) Node.js
14 21 (3.76%) RESTful
14 21 (3.76%) XHTML
15 19 (3.41%) .NET
16 17 (3.05%) XML
17 16 (2.87%) DOM
18 14 (2.51%) Ember.js
19 13 (2.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 263 (47.13%) User Experience
2 31 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 24 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.94%) Graphic Design
5 18 (3.23%) Animation
5 18 (3.23%) Social Media
6 13 (2.33%) W3C
7 10 (1.79%) Interactive TV
7 10 (1.79%) Motion Graphics
8 8 (1.43%) Video Editing
9 7 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.25%) Fintech
9 7 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.25%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.90%) FMCG
10 5 (0.90%) Photography
10 5 (0.90%) Video on Demand
10 5 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.72%) Blog
11 4 (0.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.91%) Android
2 30 (5.38%) Apple iOS
3 11 (1.97%) Windows
4 10 (1.79%) Unix
5 2 (0.36%) Linux
6 1 (0.18%) CentOS
6 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (31.18%) Wireframes
2 143 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (21.33%) Front End Development
4 91 (16.31%) Prototyping
5 89 (15.95%) Responsive Web Design
6 84 (15.05%) Web Development
7 66 (11.83%) E-Commerce
8 54 (9.68%) Typography
9 44 (7.89%) Scrum
10 43 (7.71%) Web Design
11 42 (7.53%) MVC
12 32 (5.73%) Analytics
13 29 (5.20%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 29 (5.20%) Information Architecture
14 28 (5.02%) Project Management
14 28 (5.02%) Visualisation
15 24 (4.30%) MVVM
15 24 (4.30%) OO
16 22 (3.94%) Time Management
17 21 (3.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (36.74%) JavaScript
2 53 (9.50%) PHP
3 26 (4.66%) Python
4 24 (4.30%) C#
5 19 (3.41%) Java
6 13 (2.33%) XAML
7 11 (1.97%) SQL
8 9 (1.61%) Perl
9 4 (0.72%) C
10 3 (0.54%) ActionScript
10 3 (0.54%) ES6
11 2 (0.36%) ANSI C
11 2 (0.36%) C++
11 2 (0.36%) ECMAScript
11 2 (0.36%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.36%) XPath
12 1 (0.18%) MAXScript
12 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.18%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (12.37%) Degree
2 19 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.08%) MBA
5 2 (0.36%) HNC
6 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.76%) QA
2 6 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.36%) WCAG
4 1 (0.18%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (0.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 217 (38.89%) Adobe
2 52 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.12%) Google
4 17 (3.05%) SAP
5 10 (1.79%) ClickTale
5 10 (1.79%) Oracle
6 7 (1.25%) IBM
7 5 (0.90%) DevExpress
7 5 (0.90%) hybris
7 5 (0.90%) Infragistics
7 5 (0.90%) Telerik
8 4 (0.72%) Apple
9 3 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.54%) Tableau
9 3 (0.54%) Twitter
10 2 (0.36%) Appcelerator
10 2 (0.36%) Facebook
10 2 (0.36%) OpenTV
10 2 (0.36%) Sage
11 1 (0.18%) Quark
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