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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 84 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 32 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 1.20% 0.96%
As % of the Applications category 9.76% 7.87% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 8
Average daily rate
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£250 £280 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £420 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £290 £250
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.35 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+63.54% -30.00%
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
328 356 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.17% 15.21% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 150 120
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 71 37
Average hourly rate £18.07 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.91 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £34.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.06 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -2.83%

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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
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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 +3 11 £238 -15.17% 5
Staffordshire - 9 £364 - 4
Solihull -1 2 £225 -15.88% 1
Warwickshire -7 1 - - 4
Coventry - 1 £450 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £275 - 2
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 49 (87.50%) HTML
2 48 (85.71%) CSS
3 34 (60.71%) JavaScript
4 24 (42.86%) HTML5
5 23 (41.07%) jQuery
6 22 (39.29%) Content Management
7 21 (37.50%) CSS3
7 21 (37.50%) Adobe
8 19 (33.93%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (28.57%) SEO
10 14 (25.00%) Web Design
11 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
11 13 (23.21%) User Experience
12 12 (21.43%) Retail
12 12 (21.43%) CMS
13 11 (19.64%) PHP
13 11 (19.64%) Marketing
14 10 (17.86%) Degree
14 10 (17.86%) MySQL
14 10 (17.86%) Analytics
15 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (16.07%) Dashboard Development
15 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
15 9 (16.07%) Pay per click
15 9 (16.07%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (16.07%) Spreadsheet
15 9 (16.07%) Online Marketing
15 9 (16.07%) Information Architecture
16 8 (14.29%) WordPress
16 8 (14.29%) Flash

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 12 (21.43%) CMS
2 8 (14.29%) WordPress
3 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.57%) Drupal
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (16.07%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (5.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (3.57%) Vectorworks
4 2 (3.57%) InDesign
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.79%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) Wireless
2 2 (3.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Subversion
1 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (7.14%) PhpStorm
3 1 (1.79%) Bower
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.79%) gulp
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.79%) Grunt
General
1 12 (21.43%) Retail
2 11 (19.64%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Web Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Designer
4 11 (19.64%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Web Designer
5 7 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 6 (10.71%) MySQL Developer
6 6 (10.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Flash Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (5.36%) PHP Web Developer
10 2 (3.57%) UX Designer
10 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.57%) Administrator
10 2 (3.57%) WordPress Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Graphic Designer
11 1 (1.79%) UI/UX Designer
11 1 (1.79%) Xamarin Developer
11 1 (1.79%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (87.50%) HTML
2 48 (85.71%) CSS
3 24 (42.86%) HTML5
4 23 (41.07%) jQuery
5 21 (37.50%) CSS3
6 8 (14.29%) Flash
7 6 (10.71%) XHTML
8 5 (8.93%) Ajax
9 4 (7.14%) Laravel
9 4 (7.14%) .NET
9 4 (7.14%) Sass
9 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.57%) XML
12 1 (1.79%) XSLT
12 1 (1.79%) RSS
12 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
12 1 (1.79%) SOAP
12 1 (1.79%) Web Services
12 1 (1.79%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) User Experience
2 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.93%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.36%) W3C
5 2 (3.57%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Social Media
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
1 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Content Management
2 16 (28.57%) SEO
3 14 (25.00%) Web Design
4 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
5 10 (17.86%) Analytics
6 9 (16.07%) Dashboard Development
6 9 (16.07%) Online Marketing
6 9 (16.07%) Information Architecture
6 9 (16.07%) Pay per click
6 9 (16.07%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (8.93%) Performance Testing
7 5 (8.93%) SOA
7 5 (8.93%) OOP
8 4 (7.14%) MVC
8 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.36%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Content Management
9 3 (5.36%) SDLC
10 2 (3.57%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (19.64%) PHP
3 5 (8.93%) ActionScript
3 5 (8.93%) ActionScript 3.0
4 4 (7.14%) PHP4
5 2 (3.57%) VB
5 2 (3.57%) PHP5
5 2 (3.57%) C#
5 2 (3.57%) SQL
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
6 1 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) XenServer
2 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Adobe
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) Google
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Zend
3 2 (3.57%) Autodesk
3 2 (3.57%) Stellent
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco
3 2 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
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