The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 95 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 12 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.96% 1.71%
As % of the Applications category 3.69% 6.06% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 23
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £315 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £260 £245
% change year-on-year
+20.19% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.69 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £22.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+27.51% +66.66%
Photoshop
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
325 330 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.03% 15.83% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 158 113
Average daily rate £320 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £140 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 41 63
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.48 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% +9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.27 £22.69 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Photoshop
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Photoshop across the West Midlands region.

Photoshop Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop across the West Midlands region.

Photoshop Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +4 3 £413 - 1
Warwickshire 0 3 - - 4
Birmingham -3 2 £313 +54.32% 2
Brierley Hill - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Photoshop also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Photoshop.

1 16 (53.33%) CSS
2 15 (50.00%) Adobe
3 14 (46.67%) HTML
4 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (26.67%) jQuery
5 8 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (20.00%) Flash
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.67%) .NET
7 5 (16.67%) Apple
7 5 (16.67%) ITSM
7 5 (16.67%) HTML5
7 5 (16.67%) CSS3
8 4 (13.33%) Degree
8 4 (13.33%) Ajax
8 4 (13.33%) Google
8 4 (13.33%) Social Media
8 4 (13.33%) Internet
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.33%) SQL
8 4 (13.33%) XHTML
8 4 (13.33%) XML
9 3 (10.00%) XSLT
9 3 (10.00%) DHTML
9 3 (10.00%) FTP
9 3 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (10.00%) VBScript
9 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Photoshop also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Photoshop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (10.00%) Maya
3 2 (6.67%) ZBrush
3 2 (6.67%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.33%) Fireworks
4 1 (3.33%) Acrobat
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) FTP
3 2 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.00%) Publishing
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Designer
3 7 (23.33%) Web Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Web Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Graphic Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Content Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Web Content Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Flash Designer
6 2 (6.67%) UX Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Flash Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) CSS
2 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 8 (26.67%) jQuery
4 6 (20.00%) Flash
5 5 (16.67%) .NET
5 5 (16.67%) HTML5
5 5 (16.67%) CSS3
6 4 (13.33%) Ajax
6 4 (13.33%) XHTML
6 4 (13.33%) XML
7 3 (10.00%) XSLT
7 3 (10.00%) DHTML
8 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (6.67%) Sass
9 1 (3.33%) DOM
9 1 (3.33%) SOAP
9 1 (3.33%) Web Services
9 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.33%) LESS
9 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Social Media
2 3 (10.00%) W3C
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Graphic Design
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Animation
3 1 (3.33%) Photography
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITSM
2 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.67%) Product Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Content Management
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Service Management
3 2 (6.67%) Web Design
3 2 (6.67%) SEO
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) Validation
4 1 (3.33%) PLM
4 1 (3.33%) Scrum
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (3.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.00%) VBScript
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) C
4 2 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Adobe
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Apple
3 4 (13.33%) Google
4 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) Sophos
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter
5 1 (3.33%) Veeam
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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