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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 354 299 234
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -65
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 328 403 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.72% 0.94%
As % of the Applications category 5.49% 5.87% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 230 303
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 19
Median hourly rate £26.25 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.15% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £37.50 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.86 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.01% -14.95%

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
5977 6866 7063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 12.29% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3649 3760 3732
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 671 681
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.20 £40.00
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 4 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 4 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 4 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.

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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 -58 308 £325 - 166
London -5 196 £344 +5.76% 59
South East -20 44 £363 +45.00% 30
City of London +17 24 £375 - 11
West Midlands -25 17 £225 -21.73% 14
East of England -12 15 £325 +10.63% 13
North West -3 13 £306 +11.36% 21
Scotland -14 13 £325 +2.36% 3
Yorkshire -15 11 £313 -3.84% 15
West Sussex -12 10 £500 +33.33%
South West -8 9 £195 -44.28% 6
Bromley -2 8 £325 -
Birmingham -6 8 £225 -21.73% 4
Edinburgh -16 8 £350 +10.23% 1
Surrey - 8 £375 - 5
Hampshire +7 7 £125 -35.89% 4
West Yorkshire 0 7 £344 +5.76% 8
Crawley -3 7 £500 +33.33%
Berkshire -26 7 £190 -14.60% 6
Leeds -9 6 £325 -2.25% 6
Cambridgeshire -16 6 £360 +44.00%
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £325 +30.00% 4
Hertfordshire +8 5 £175 -53.33% 5
Brighton +7 5 £228 -33.08% 2
East Sussex +5 5 £228 -33.08% 3
Glasgow - 5 £325 - 1
Staffordshire +17 4 £215 -25.21% 2
Milton Keynes +13 4 £266 +6.50% 3
East Midlands +2 4 £350 +16.66% 4
Bristol -3 4 £260 -35.00% 2

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 455 (65.00%) HTML
2 379 (54.14%) CSS
3 359 (51.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 326 (46.57%) Adobe
5 313 (44.71%) User Experience
6 302 (43.14%) JavaScript
7 211 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
8 197 (28.14%) HTML5
9 156 (22.29%) jQuery
10 153 (21.86%) Front End Development
11 139 (19.86%) CSS3
12 99 (14.14%) Finance
13 96 (13.71%) Marketing
14 91 (13.00%) Web Development
14 91 (13.00%) Sass
15 90 (12.86%) CMS
16 87 (12.43%) AngularJS
17 84 (12.00%) E-Commerce
18 83 (11.86%) PHP
19 82 (11.71%) Responsive Web Design
20 80 (11.43%) Degree
21 78 (11.14%) Web Design
22 77 (11.00%) Axure RP
23 74 (10.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
24 67 (9.57%) MS Office
25 66 (9.43%) Graphic Design
25 66 (9.43%) Typography
26 64 (9.14%) Flash
27 63 (9.00%) Project Management
28 62 (8.86%) Microsoft

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 90 (12.86%) CMS
2 50 (7.14%) WordPress
3 33 (4.71%) SharePoint
4 28 (4.00%) Node.js
5 18 (2.57%) Moodle
6 16 (2.29%) Apache
6 16 (2.29%) Drupal
7 10 (1.43%) Confluence
8 9 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (1.14%) Joomla!
9 8 (1.14%) Umbraco
10 7 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.71%) ExpressionEngine
13 4 (0.57%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.57%) concrete5
13 4 (0.57%) WebSphere Portal
14 3 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 359 (51.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 74 (10.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 67 (9.57%) MS Office
4 47 (6.71%) MS Excel
5 46 (6.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 44 (6.29%) InDesign
7 41 (5.86%) Fireworks
8 31 (4.43%) OmniGraffle
9 23 (3.29%) Acrobat
10 18 (2.57%) MS Visio
11 17 (2.43%) Adobe After Effects
12 11 (1.57%) Adobe Captivate
13 9 (1.29%) GIMP
14 8 (1.14%) Adobe Premiere
14 8 (1.14%) AutoCAD
14 8 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
15 7 (1.00%) 3ds Max
16 6 (0.86%) MS Project
17 4 (0.57%) CINEMA 4D
17 4 (0.57%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 8 (1.14%) Magento
2 7 (1.00%) SDL Web 8
2 7 (1.00%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.43%) Aligne
5 1 (0.14%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.14%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.29%) Google Analytics
2 15 (2.14%) GitHub
3 9 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 9 (1.29%) MailChimp
4 8 (1.14%) Yammer
5 7 (1.00%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.57%) SaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.29%) Pure360
8 1 (0.14%) AdWords
8 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Heroku
8 1 (0.14%) Office 365
8 1 (0.14%) Responsys
8 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.14%) Intranet
2 16 (2.29%) Internet
3 12 (1.71%) HTTP
4 4 (0.57%) FTP
5 3 (0.43%) DVB
6 2 (0.29%) DNS
6 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.29%) Network Security
6 2 (0.29%) SSH
7 1 (0.14%) LAN
7 1 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.71%) MySQL
2 11 (1.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.57%) GIS
3 4 (0.57%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.29%) MS Access
4 2 (0.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.14%) Big Data
5 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.14%) Redis
5 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 77 (11.00%) Axure RP
2 62 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 60 (8.57%) Dreamweaver
4 35 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 35 (5.00%) Grunt
5 30 (4.29%) Subversion
6 24 (3.43%) gulp
7 19 (2.71%) Visual Studio
8 18 (2.57%) JIRA
8 18 (2.57%) WebStorm
9 17 (2.43%) Jasmine
10 11 (1.57%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.29%) Mercurial
11 9 (1.29%) Vagrant
12 8 (1.14%) Mocha
13 7 (1.00%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.00%) IntelliJ
14 6 (0.86%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.86%) WebDriver
15 4 (0.57%) PhantomJS
General
1 99 (14.14%) Finance
2 96 (13.71%) Marketing
3 55 (7.86%) Banking
4 39 (5.57%) Investment Banking
5 36 (5.14%) Retail
6 33 (4.71%) Games
7 24 (3.43%) Publishing
8 18 (2.57%) Back Office
9 16 (2.29%) Telecoms
10 14 (2.00%) Electronics
11 13 (1.86%) Multimedia
12 11 (1.57%) Manufacturing
13 10 (1.43%) Advertising
14 4 (0.57%) Front Office
15 3 (0.43%) Interactive Media
15 3 (0.43%) Legal
15 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
17 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 312 (44.57%) Designer
2 255 (36.43%) Developer
3 125 (17.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 109 (15.57%) UX Designer
5 97 (13.86%) UI Designer
6 68 (9.71%) HTML Developer
7 58 (8.29%) Visual Designer
8 53 (7.57%) Web Developer
9 51 (7.29%) Photoshop Designer
10 50 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
11 47 (6.71%) Web Designer
12 46 (6.57%) HTML CSS Developer
12 46 (6.57%) UI Developer
13 37 (5.29%) UI/UX Designer
14 35 (5.00%) Digital Designer
15 29 (4.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 23 (3.29%) Architect
17 22 (3.14%) UX Developer
18 21 (3.00%) Graphic Designer
18 21 (3.00%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 455 (65.00%) HTML
2 379 (54.14%) CSS
3 197 (28.14%) HTML5
4 156 (22.29%) jQuery
5 139 (19.86%) CSS3
6 91 (13.00%) Sass
7 87 (12.43%) AngularJS
8 64 (9.14%) Flash
9 58 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 43 (6.14%) LESS
11 31 (4.43%) Ajax
12 28 (4.00%) XML
13 27 (3.86%) React
14 26 (3.71%) XHTML
15 24 (3.43%) Backbone.js
16 22 (3.14%) .NET
17 20 (2.86%) Apache Flex
18 19 (2.71%) JSON
19 16 (2.29%) JSP
19 16 (2.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 313 (44.71%) User Experience
2 66 (9.43%) Graphic Design
3 57 (8.14%) Mobile App
4 28 (4.00%) e-Learning
5 27 (3.86%) Social Media
5 27 (3.86%) Visualisation
6 26 (3.71%) Digital Media
7 25 (3.57%) Psychology
8 20 (2.86%) Fixed Income
9 18 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (2.57%) Photography
10 16 (2.29%) Animation
11 14 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (1.86%) Computer Science
13 11 (1.57%) Augmented Reality
14 9 (1.29%) N-Tier
15 8 (1.14%) Management Information System
15 8 (1.14%) W3C
15 8 (1.14%) Wiki
16 7 (1.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 41 (5.86%) Android
2 36 (5.14%) Apple iOS
3 24 (3.43%) Windows
4 10 (1.43%) Linux
5 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.29%) CentOS
6 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.14%) Unix
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (21.86%) Front End Development
3 91 (13.00%) Web Development
4 84 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 82 (11.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 78 (11.14%) Web Design
7 66 (9.43%) Typography
8 63 (9.00%) Project Management
9 48 (6.86%) UX Design
10 44 (6.29%) Scrum
11 43 (6.14%) Content Management
12 42 (6.00%) Workflow
13 34 (4.86%) Analytics
14 32 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (4.29%) Usability Testing
16 29 (4.14%) MVC
17 26 (3.71%) Information Architecture
18 25 (3.57%) SEO
19 23 (3.29%) Data Visualisation
19 23 (3.29%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 302 (43.14%) JavaScript
2 83 (11.86%) PHP
3 51 (7.29%) Java
4 44 (6.29%) SQL
5 24 (3.43%) ActionScript
6 15 (2.14%) ActionScript 3.0
7 14 (2.00%) C
7 14 (2.00%) XAML
8 10 (1.43%) C#
9 9 (1.29%) Python
10 8 (1.14%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.00%) Dart
11 7 (1.00%) ECMAScript
11 7 (1.00%) Ruby
11 7 (1.00%) VB
12 6 (0.86%) ActionScript 2.0
13 5 (0.71%) Apple Swift
13 5 (0.71%) C++
14 4 (0.57%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 80 (11.43%) Degree
2 8 (1.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
3 4 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.14%) PMP
5 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.86%) QA
2 6 (0.86%) WAI
2 6 (0.86%) WCAG
3 3 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (1.00%) Docker
2 5 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) SCCM
2 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.14%) Puppet
2 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 326 (46.57%) Adobe
2 62 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.43%) Google
4 18 (2.57%) Twitter
5 9 (1.29%) Apple
6 8 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.00%) Facebook
7 7 (1.00%) FatWire
7 7 (1.00%) Oracle
7 7 (1.00%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.00%) Zend
8 5 (0.71%) DoubleClick
8 5 (0.71%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.71%) Optimizely
8 5 (0.71%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 4 (0.57%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.57%) ESRI
9 4 (0.57%) Fujitsu
9 4 (0.57%) Infor
9 4 (0.57%) Quark
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