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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 126 85 91
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +6
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 23 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 1.18% 1.26%
As % of the Applications category 5.85% 8.78% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 13
Median daily rate £325 £250 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £150 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £379 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+54.28% -22.22%
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
393 319 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.41% 13.41% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 174 155
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 65
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £11.00 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £32.40 £28.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Photoshop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Photoshop Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Birmingham -9 12 £313 +38.88% 1
Coventry -3 8 £400 -11.11%
Warwickshire -5 1 £220 - 3
Solihull -15 1 £308 +36.66%
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 26 (65.00%) HTML
2 25 (62.50%) CSS
3 21 (52.50%) Adobe
4 19 (47.50%) User Experience
5 18 (45.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
7 12 (30.00%) HTML5
7 12 (30.00%) Front End Development
8 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (25.00%) Marketing
9 10 (25.00%) Web Development
10 8 (20.00%) InDesign
10 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 7 (17.50%) MS Office
11 7 (17.50%) PHP
11 7 (17.50%) CSS3
11 7 (17.50%) JIRA
12 6 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.00%) CMS
13 5 (12.50%) Scrum
13 5 (12.50%) Digital Media
13 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (12.50%) Wireframes
14 4 (10.00%) Sass
14 4 (10.00%) jQuery
14 4 (10.00%) Graphic Design
14 4 (10.00%) Git (software)

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (15.00%) CMS
2 4 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (20.00%) InDesign
3 7 (17.50%) MS Office
4 6 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (7.50%) Fireworks
7 2 (5.00%) Acrobat
7 2 (5.00%) InVision
7 2 (5.00%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (2.50%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) FTP
3 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.50%) Grunt
4 1 (2.50%) gulp
General
1 10 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Designer
2 15 (37.50%) Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Senior Designer
4 9 (22.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (22.50%) UI Designer
5 8 (20.00%) Senior UI Designer
5 8 (20.00%) UX Designer
6 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (10.00%) HTML Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior UX Designer
7 4 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
8 3 (7.50%) Flash Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Graphic Designer
8 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
8 3 (7.50%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior UI/UX Designer
9 2 (5.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) HTML
2 25 (62.50%) CSS
3 12 (30.00%) HTML5
4 7 (17.50%) CSS3
5 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.00%) jQuery
5 4 (10.00%) Sass
6 3 (7.50%) Apache Flex
6 3 (7.50%) Flash
7 2 (5.00%) React
7 2 (5.00%) Smarty
7 2 (5.00%) XHTML
8 1 (2.50%) .NET
8 1 (2.50%) LESS
8 1 (2.50%) Material Design
8 1 (2.50%) Node.js
8 1 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) User Experience
2 5 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 4 (10.00%) Graphic Design
4 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.00%) NHS
5 2 (5.00%) Social Media
6 1 (2.50%) Learning Management System
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) New Media
6 1 (2.50%) Video Editing
6 1 (2.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Front End Development
2 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) Web Development
4 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
5 5 (12.50%) Wireframes
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) Content Management
7 3 (7.50%) High Availability
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) SOA
7 3 (7.50%) Web Design
8 2 (5.00%) BDD
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Content Management
8 2 (5.00%) Information Management
8 2 (5.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.50%) PHP
3 3 (7.50%) ActionScript
3 3 (7.50%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (2.50%) Java
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Adobe
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Hotjar
3 2 (5.00%) Optimizely
3 2 (5.00%) Usabilla
4 1 (2.50%) Capita
4 1 (2.50%) Google