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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Photoshop
UK
Rank 341 293 285
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -8
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 255 389 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.78% 0.75%
As % of the Applications category 5.46% 6.88% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 269 237
Median daily rate £388 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £204 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +25.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £17.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £47.33 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -2.40%

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
4667 5653 6133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.40% 11.31% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2842 3282 3546
Median daily rate £355 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £502 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 497 598
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.34 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £41.08 £30.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -61 248 £390 +19.08% 140
London -50 145 £400 +12.67% 56
South East +22 56 £400 +33.33% 27
City of London -21 21 £425 +25.92% 16
Berkshire +19 20 £400 +100.00% 3
Hampshire +11 13 £375 +49.25% 10
West Yorkshire +22 12 £250 -33.33% 9
Yorkshire +16 12 £250 -33.33% 11
East Midlands 0 11 £388 +29.16% 2
North West +7 10 £270 +12.50% 9
Manchester +2 10 £270 +5.36% 5
Leeds +15 9 £250 -33.33% 6
South West +2 9 £375 +177.77% 11
Scotland +26 7 £125 -61.53% 1
Surrey +26 7 £481 - 3
Kent - 7 £225 - 6
Winchester - 6 £515 -
Leicester +15 5 £325 +44.44%
Glasgow +14 5 £125 - 1
Leicestershire +11 5 £325 +44.44%
Slough +10 5 £400 +142.42%
Northamptonshire -19 5 £475 +58.33% 1
Northampton -19 5 £475 +58.33%
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £225 - 1
Reading +10 4 - -
West Midlands -20 4 - - 9
Middlesex - 4 - -
Croydon - 4 £238 -
Southampton +9 3 £275 - 7
Bristol +6 3 £450 +322.53% 2

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 330 (57.79%) HTML
2 293 (51.31%) CSS
3 290 (50.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 271 (47.46%) User Experience
5 237 (41.51%) Adobe
6 195 (34.15%) JavaScript
7 177 (31.00%) Wireframes
8 164 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
9 154 (26.97%) HTML5
10 114 (19.96%) Front End Development
11 106 (18.56%) CSS3
12 100 (17.51%) jQuery
13 93 (16.29%) Prototyping
14 91 (15.94%) Responsive Web Design
15 85 (14.89%) Marketing
16 81 (14.19%) AngularJS
17 79 (13.84%) Web Development
18 76 (13.31%) E-Commerce
18 76 (13.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 73 (12.78%) Finance
20 66 (11.56%) Axure RP
21 62 (10.86%) Git (software)
22 61 (10.68%) Degree
23 58 (10.16%) PHP
24 55 (9.63%) Typography
25 53 (9.28%) Dreamweaver
26 51 (8.93%) Sass
27 50 (8.76%) LESS
27 50 (8.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 50 (8.76%) InDesign

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 46 (8.06%) CMS
2 22 (3.85%) WordPress
3 14 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.93%) Marvel
5 10 (1.75%) Confluence
6 8 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.53%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.18%) Apache
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 290 (50.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 76 (13.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 50 (8.76%) InDesign
4 39 (6.83%) InVision
5 32 (5.60%) Fireworks
5 32 (5.60%) MS Excel
6 24 (4.20%) MS Office
7 22 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
8 21 (3.68%) Adobe After Effects
9 15 (2.63%) MS Visio
10 12 (2.10%) Adobe Premiere
11 11 (1.93%) GIMP
11 11 (1.93%) OmniGraffle
12 10 (1.75%) Acrobat
13 6 (1.05%) MS Project
13 6 (1.05%) PaintShop Pro
14 5 (0.88%) CINEMA 4D
14 5 (0.88%) Pixelmator
15 4 (0.70%) Flinto
15 4 (0.70%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 7 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 7 (1.23%) WebTrends
2 4 (0.70%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.70%) SAP hybris
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Magento
4 2 (0.35%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.35%) Unica
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.18%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.50%) Google Analytics
2 16 (2.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 9 (1.58%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (0.88%) GitHub
4 5 (0.88%) Office 365
5 1 (0.18%) AdWords
5 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.18%) Responsys
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.10%) Intranet
2 8 (1.40%) Internet
3 5 (0.88%) DVB
3 5 (0.88%) HTTP
4 4 (0.70%) snoop
5 3 (0.53%) SMS
6 2 (0.35%) Skype
7 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.18%) LAN
7 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.18%) WAN
7 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.80%) MySQL
2 7 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) Big Data
4 1 (0.18%) GIS
4 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 66 (11.56%) Axure RP
2 62 (10.86%) Git (software)
3 53 (9.28%) Dreamweaver
4 35 (6.13%) Grunt
5 30 (5.25%) JIRA
6 25 (4.38%) Subversion
7 23 (4.03%) Jasmine
8 22 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 18 (3.15%) Karma Test Runner
10 15 (2.63%) gulp
11 9 (1.58%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.40%) Mercurial
13 7 (1.23%) Bitbucket
14 6 (1.05%) Bower
15 5 (0.88%) Jenkins
15 5 (0.88%) Maven
15 5 (0.88%) Protractor
15 5 (0.88%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.88%) WebDriver
16 4 (0.70%) NUnit
General
1 85 (14.89%) Marketing
2 73 (12.78%) Finance
3 41 (7.18%) Banking
4 29 (5.08%) Retail
5 27 (4.73%) Publishing
6 26 (4.55%) Games
7 22 (3.85%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.63%) Multimedia
9 12 (2.10%) Advertising
10 11 (1.93%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.75%) Legal
12 9 (1.58%) Local Government
13 8 (1.40%) Electronics
13 8 (1.40%) Investment Banking
14 7 (1.23%) German Language
15 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.88%) French Language
15 5 (0.88%) Front Office
16 4 (0.70%) Automotive
16 4 (0.70%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 302 (52.89%) Designer
2 180 (31.52%) Developer
3 106 (18.56%) UI Designer
4 104 (18.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 98 (17.16%) UX Designer
6 51 (8.93%) Digital Designer
7 46 (8.06%) Web Designer
8 43 (7.53%) Visual Designer
9 42 (7.36%) JavaScript Developer
10 41 (7.18%) UI/UX Designer
11 33 (5.78%) HTML Developer
12 29 (5.08%) UI Developer
13 28 (4.90%) Senior Designer
14 27 (4.73%) HTML CSS Developer
15 24 (4.20%) Web Developer
16 20 (3.50%) Angular Developer
17 19 (3.33%) Mobile Designer
18 18 (3.15%) UX Developer
19 17 (2.98%) HTML CSS Designer
19 17 (2.98%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (57.79%) HTML
2 293 (51.31%) CSS
3 154 (26.97%) HTML5
4 106 (18.56%) CSS3
5 100 (17.51%) jQuery
6 81 (14.19%) AngularJS
7 51 (8.93%) Sass
8 50 (8.76%) LESS
8 50 (8.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 40 (7.01%) Ajax
10 33 (5.78%) Flash
11 29 (5.08%) Node.js
11 29 (5.08%) React
12 22 (3.85%) XHTML
13 21 (3.68%) RESTful
14 19 (3.33%) XML
15 16 (2.80%) DOM
15 16 (2.80%) Ember.js
16 15 (2.63%) .NET
17 13 (2.28%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 271 (47.46%) User Experience
2 35 (6.13%) Mobile App
3 27 (4.73%) Graphic Design
4 26 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 25 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.38%) Social Media
6 18 (3.15%) Animation
7 13 (2.28%) Copywriting
7 13 (2.28%) Motion Graphics
8 12 (2.10%) Interactive TV
9 10 (1.75%) Fintech
10 9 (1.58%) W3C
11 8 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.40%) Statistics
11 8 (1.40%) Video Editing
12 7 (1.23%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.05%) Digital Media
13 6 (1.05%) Photography
13 6 (1.05%) Video on Demand
13 6 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.13%) Android
2 33 (5.78%) Apple iOS
3 18 (3.15%) Windows
4 2 (0.35%) Unix
4 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.18%) CentOS
5 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.18%) Linux
5 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (31.00%) Wireframes
2 164 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (19.96%) Front End Development
4 93 (16.29%) Prototyping
5 91 (15.94%) Responsive Web Design
6 79 (13.84%) Web Development
7 76 (13.31%) E-Commerce
8 55 (9.63%) Typography
9 50 (8.76%) Scrum
10 45 (7.88%) Web Design
11 40 (7.01%) Analytics
12 38 (6.65%) MVC
13 29 (5.08%) Project Management
14 28 (4.90%) Content Management
14 28 (4.90%) Information Architecture
15 26 (4.55%) SEO
16 21 (3.68%) OO
16 21 (3.68%) TDD
17 20 (3.50%) Service Design
17 20 (3.50%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 195 (34.15%) JavaScript
2 58 (10.16%) PHP
3 22 (3.85%) Java
4 19 (3.33%) C#
4 19 (3.33%) Python
5 10 (1.75%) Perl
6 8 (1.40%) SQL
7 7 (1.23%) ActionScript
7 7 (1.23%) C
7 7 (1.23%) XAML
8 6 (1.05%) C++
9 5 (0.88%) ANSI C
10 3 (0.53%) ES6
11 2 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.35%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.35%) ECMAScript
11 2 (0.35%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.35%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.35%) XPath
12 1 (0.18%) MAXScript
Qualifications
1 61 (10.68%) Degree
2 22 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.70%) MBA
5 3 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.35%) HNC
7 1 (0.18%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.85%) QA
2 6 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.05%) WAI
3 5 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.35%) WCAG
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (0.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 237 (41.51%) Adobe
2 46 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.68%) Google
4 15 (2.63%) SAP
5 10 (1.75%) ClickTale
6 8 (1.40%) IBM
7 6 (1.05%) Apple
8 5 (0.88%) OpenTV
9 4 (0.70%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.70%) hybris
9 4 (0.70%) Infragistics
9 4 (0.70%) Sage
9 4 (0.70%) Telerik
9 4 (0.70%) Zend
10 3 (0.53%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.53%) Facebook
10 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.53%) Tableau
10 3 (0.53%) Twitter
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle
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