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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 335 295 243
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -52
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 343 408 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.73% 0.92%
As % of the Applications category 6.10% 6.06% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 210 292
Median daily rate £325 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £158 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £281 £297
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 32
Median hourly rate £26.63 £19.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.13% -6.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £15.85 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.12 £84.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.86 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+51.17% -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
5619 6737 6993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.59% 12.05% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3375 3813 3795
Median daily rate £340 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 649 720
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £35.00 £35.00
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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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 -28 331 £325 +8.33% 176
London +12 193 £325 -4.41% 75
South East -46 31 £275 +10.00% 29
North West -3 25 £298 +23.31% 17
East of England +20 24 £325 -10.34% 14
West Midlands -31 24 £300 +11.73% 9
City of London +12 22 £350 +27.27% 15
South West +5 20 £213 -38.40% 4
Birmingham -2 15 £300 +23.07% 3
Devon +5 12 £250 -37.62%
Yorkshire -2 12 £325 +4.00% 18
Manchester -11 11 £230 +22.66% 7
West Yorkshire +6 10 £325 +4.00% 7
Leeds -7 9 £325 +4.00% 3
Scotland -17 9 £350 -17.64% 6
Berkshire -34 9 £125 -54.33% 10
Exeter 0 7 £315 -21.25%
Hertfordshire +24 6 £167 -55.50% 8
Norfolk +4 6 £325 -7.14%
Glasgow +4 6 £325 +96.96% 4
Cheshire -4 6 £329 +19.54% 3
Hampshire -5 6 £225 -35.71% 4
Norwich - 6 £325 -
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £325 +30.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +12 5 £360 -15.29% 1
Essex +10 5 £313 - 4
East Midlands 0 5 £288 -4.16% 8
North East -55 5 £375 - 2
Tyne and Wear -58 5 £375 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -64 5 £375 - 1

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 435 (64.73%) HTML
2 372 (55.36%) CSS
3 336 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 306 (45.54%) User Experience
5 301 (44.79%) Adobe
6 288 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 215 (31.99%) HTML5
8 175 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
9 162 (24.11%) CSS3
10 156 (23.21%) Front End Development
11 149 (22.17%) Wireframes
12 146 (21.73%) jQuery
13 107 (15.92%) Web Development
14 104 (15.48%) Responsive Web Design
15 99 (14.73%) Sass
16 87 (12.95%) Marketing
16 87 (12.95%) CMS
17 84 (12.50%) Web Design
18 82 (12.20%) Git (software)
19 78 (11.61%) Finance
20 75 (11.16%) MS Office
20 75 (11.16%) AngularJS
21 74 (11.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
22 73 (10.86%) PHP
23 72 (10.71%) Graphic Design
24 69 (10.27%) Degree
25 67 (9.97%) Axure RP
26 63 (9.38%) Mobile App
27 62 (9.23%) E-Commerce
28 59 (8.78%) Prototyping

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 87 (12.95%) CMS
2 38 (5.65%) SharePoint
3 31 (4.61%) WordPress
4 15 (2.23%) Apache
5 14 (2.08%) Moodle
6 13 (1.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (1.64%) Confluence
8 10 (1.49%) Drupal
9 8 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.04%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.74%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
13 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.30%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.30%) concrete5
14 2 (0.30%) IIS
14 2 (0.30%) nginx
14 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 336 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 75 (11.16%) MS Office
3 74 (11.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 55 (8.18%) InDesign
5 49 (7.29%) MS Excel
6 40 (5.95%) Fireworks
7 37 (5.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 34 (5.06%) OmniGraffle
9 17 (2.53%) Acrobat
9 17 (2.53%) Adobe After Effects
9 17 (2.53%) MS Visio
10 13 (1.93%) GIMP
11 8 (1.19%) Adobe Premiere
11 8 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (1.04%) 3ds Max
12 7 (1.04%) Adobe Captivate
13 5 (0.74%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.60%) CINEMA 4D
14 4 (0.60%) Final Cut Pro
15 3 (0.45%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 9 (1.34%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (0.89%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.60%) Magento
4 3 (0.45%) Aligne
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.15%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.15%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
2 13 (1.93%) GitHub
2 13 (1.93%) Google Analytics
3 9 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 8 (1.19%) MailChimp
4 8 (1.19%) Yammer
5 3 (0.45%) Google Play
5 3 (0.45%) SaaS
6 2 (0.30%) Pure360
7 1 (0.15%) AdWords
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Office 365
7 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.32%) Intranet
2 18 (2.68%) Internet
3 10 (1.49%) HTTP
4 5 (0.74%) 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 28 (4.17%) MySQL
2 9 (1.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.30%) GIS
3 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.30%) MS Access
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.15%) QlikView
4 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 67 (9.97%) Axure RP
3 51 (7.59%) Dreamweaver
4 45 (6.70%) Grunt
5 31 (4.61%) gulp
6 28 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 26 (3.87%) JIRA
8 24 (3.57%) Subversion
9 21 (3.13%) Jasmine
10 13 (1.93%) Visual Studio
11 11 (1.64%) Mercurial
11 11 (1.64%) WebStorm
12 9 (1.34%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.19%) IntelliJ
13 8 (1.19%) Jenkins
13 8 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (1.19%) Mocha
13 8 (1.19%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.89%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.89%) Xcode
General
1 87 (12.95%) Marketing
2 78 (11.61%) Finance
3 35 (5.21%) Games
3 35 (5.21%) Retail
4 29 (4.32%) Banking
5 22 (3.27%) Publishing
6 20 (2.98%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.68%) Multimedia
8 14 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.49%) Electronics
9 10 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.34%) Advertising
10 9 (1.34%) Back Office
11 5 (0.74%) Legal
12 4 (0.60%) Interactive Media
13 3 (0.45%) Military
14 1 (0.15%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) Indonesian Language
14 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 314 (46.73%) Designer
2 252 (37.50%) Developer
3 135 (20.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 107 (15.92%) UX Designer
5 103 (15.33%) UI Designer
6 64 (9.52%) HTML Developer
7 50 (7.44%) JavaScript Developer
7 50 (7.44%) Web Developer
8 49 (7.29%) Digital Designer
9 48 (7.14%) Web Designer
10 46 (6.85%) HTML CSS Developer
11 45 (6.70%) Visual Designer
12 39 (5.80%) UI Developer
12 39 (5.80%) UI/UX Designer
13 34 (5.06%) Photoshop Designer
14 27 (4.02%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 26 (3.87%) Senior Designer
16 23 (3.42%) Junior
17 22 (3.27%) Graphic Designer
18 20 (2.98%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 435 (64.73%) HTML
2 372 (55.36%) CSS
3 215 (31.99%) HTML5
4 162 (24.11%) CSS3
5 146 (21.73%) jQuery
6 99 (14.73%) Sass
7 75 (11.16%) AngularJS
8 52 (7.74%) Flash
9 51 (7.59%) LESS
10 49 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 38 (5.65%) Ajax
12 27 (4.02%) Node.js
13 23 (3.42%) .NET
14 22 (3.27%) Backbone.js
14 22 (3.27%) React
14 22 (3.27%) XHTML
15 21 (3.13%) XML
16 18 (2.68%) JSP
17 17 (2.53%) RESTful
18 16 (2.38%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 306 (45.54%) User Experience
2 72 (10.71%) Graphic Design
3 63 (9.38%) Mobile App
4 30 (4.46%) Digital Media
5 23 (3.42%) Social Media
6 22 (3.27%) e-Learning
6 22 (3.27%) Visualisation
7 21 (3.13%) Animation
7 21 (3.13%) Psychology
8 16 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.64%) Photography
10 10 (1.49%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.49%) iPad
11 9 (1.34%) Interactive TV
11 9 (1.34%) W3C
12 8 (1.19%) Copywriting
12 8 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.19%) Mobile Games
12 8 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.29%) Android
2 44 (6.55%) Apple iOS
3 22 (3.27%) Windows
4 6 (0.89%) Linux
5 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) Unix
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (23.21%) Front End Development
3 149 (22.17%) Wireframes
4 107 (15.92%) Web Development
5 104 (15.48%) Responsive Web Design
6 84 (12.50%) Web Design
7 62 (9.23%) E-Commerce
8 59 (8.78%) Prototyping
8 59 (8.78%) Typography
9 51 (7.59%) Project Management
10 45 (6.70%) Content Management
11 35 (5.21%) Information Architecture
11 35 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (5.06%) Scrum
13 33 (4.91%) Analytics
13 33 (4.91%) UX Design
14 31 (4.61%) Workflow
15 30 (4.46%) Digital Marketing
15 30 (4.46%) MVC
16 27 (4.02%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 288 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 73 (10.86%) PHP
3 48 (7.14%) Java
4 35 (5.21%) SQL
5 22 (3.27%) ActionScript
6 14 (2.08%) ActionScript 3.0
7 12 (1.79%) C#
8 10 (1.49%) C
9 9 (1.34%) TypeScript
10 8 (1.19%) Dart
10 8 (1.19%) ECMAScript
11 7 (1.04%) ActionScript 2.0
11 7 (1.04%) Python
12 6 (0.89%) VB
13 5 (0.74%) ES6
14 4 (0.60%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.60%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.60%) Ruby
15 3 (0.45%) Perl
15 3 (0.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 69 (10.27%) Degree
2 14 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.93%) QA
2 11 (1.64%) WCAG
3 6 (0.89%) WAI
4 4 (0.60%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (1.04%) Docker
2 3 (0.45%) 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
1 301 (44.79%) Adobe
2 57 (8.48%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.83%) Google
4 15 (2.23%) Twitter
5 10 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.04%) Apple
6 7 (1.04%) FatWire
7 5 (0.74%) DoubleClick
7 5 (0.74%) EPiServer
7 5 (0.74%) Optimizely
7 5 (0.74%) Zend
8 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.60%) Facebook
8 4 (0.60%) Marketo
8 4 (0.60%) Oracle
8 4 (0.60%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 4 (0.60%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.45%) CODA
9 3 (0.45%) Quark
9 3 (0.45%) VMware
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum c£300/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Send
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum c£300/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Xcede
Rate: £180 - £187.50 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Premier Media
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago