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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 96 92 105
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 26 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 0.72% 0.39%
As % of the Applications category 6.84% 5.24% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 6
Average daily rate
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£215 £320 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.81% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £220 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £360 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -2.77%
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
380 286 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.84% 13.80% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 129 151
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £121 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 31 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £22.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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
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 18 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Photoshop across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Photoshop Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 September 2014. 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
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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
Birmingham +10 16 £213 -33.59% 3
Warwickshire -10 2 - - 3
Coventry -8 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 29 (60.42%) HTML
2 28 (58.33%) CSS
3 26 (54.17%) Adobe
4 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 17 (35.42%) XHTML
6 15 (31.25%) CSS3
7 13 (27.08%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (25.00%) HTML5
8 12 (25.00%) jQuery
9 11 (22.92%) CMS
9 11 (22.92%) .NET
10 10 (20.83%) MySQL
10 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
10 10 (20.83%) XML
11 9 (18.75%) IIS
11 9 (18.75%) Flash
12 8 (16.67%) Content Management
12 8 (16.67%) Sitecore
12 8 (16.67%) MVC
12 8 (16.67%) SEO
12 8 (16.67%) Publishing
12 8 (16.67%) C#
12 8 (16.67%) XSLT
13 7 (14.58%) FTP
13 7 (14.58%) W3C
13 7 (14.58%) Social Media
13 7 (14.58%) Banking
13 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (10.42%) Sitecore CMS

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 11 (22.92%) CMS
2 9 (18.75%) IIS
3 5 (10.42%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (8.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.17%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.17%) Fireworks
2 2 (4.17%) Maya
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.08%) InDesign
3 1 (2.08%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.17%) Magento
2 1 (2.08%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) FTP
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) MySQL
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQLite
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (16.67%) Publishing
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 3 (6.25%) Automotive
5 1 (2.08%) French Language
5 1 (2.08%) German Language
5 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Web Manager
4 8 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Designer
5 6 (12.50%) Content Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Web Content Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) CSS Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Web Team Leader
8 3 (6.25%) Graphic Designer
8 3 (6.25%) Applications Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Web Designer
8 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Flash Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Flash Designer
10 1 (2.08%) Digital Designer
10 1 (2.08%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (60.42%) HTML
2 28 (58.33%) CSS
3 17 (35.42%) XHTML
4 15 (31.25%) CSS3
5 12 (25.00%) jQuery
5 12 (25.00%) HTML5
6 11 (22.92%) .NET
7 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 10 (20.83%) XML
8 9 (18.75%) Flash
9 8 (16.67%) XSLT
10 2 (4.17%) Web Services
10 2 (4.17%) JSON
11 1 (2.08%) Cocoa
11 1 (2.08%) Ajax
11 1 (2.08%) iOS SDK
11 1 (2.08%) REST
11 1 (2.08%) Classic ASP
11 1 (2.08%) JSP
11 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) W3C
1 7 (14.58%) Social Media
2 4 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) MVC
1 8 (16.67%) SEO
1 8 (16.67%) Content Management
2 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.42%) ITSM
4 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
5 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Web Development
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management
6 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) Validation
7 1 (2.08%) Web Design
7 1 (2.08%) OO
7 1 (2.08%) Change Management
7 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) VBScript
5 1 (2.08%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Adobe
2 8 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Stellent
5 2 (4.17%) Remedy
5 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix
6 1 (2.08%) Veeam
6 1 (2.08%) Facebook
6 1 (2.08%) Sophos
6 1 (2.08%) Google
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