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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 105 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 17 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Applications category 4.68% 2.76% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Average daily rate
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£225 £320 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £363 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £264
% change year-on-year
+21.73% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
363 290 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.26% 13.96% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 133 134
Average daily rate £294 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £435 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 37 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £22.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -7.93%

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 20 October 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
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 20 October 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
(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
Birmingham +6 12 £315 -9.35% 3
Warwickshire -11 1 - - 2
Coventry -12 1 - -
Solihull - - - - 2
Stourbridge - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 28 (59.57%) CSS
2 27 (57.45%) HTML
2 27 (57.45%) Adobe
3 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
4 15 (31.91%) XHTML
5 14 (29.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (29.79%) CSS3
6 12 (25.53%) HTML5
7 11 (23.40%) CMS
8 10 (21.28%) Flash
8 10 (21.28%) jQuery
9 9 (19.15%) .NET
10 8 (17.02%) MySQL
10 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
10 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
10 8 (17.02%) XML
10 8 (17.02%) SEO
10 8 (17.02%) Publishing
10 8 (17.02%) Content Management
10 8 (17.02%) Social Media
11 7 (14.89%) Banking
11 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (14.89%) W3C
11 7 (14.89%) FTP
11 7 (14.89%) IIS
12 6 (12.77%) C#
12 6 (12.77%) XSLT
12 6 (12.77%) MVC
12 6 (12.77%) Sitecore
13 5 (10.64%) Sitecore CMS

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (23.40%) CMS
2 7 (14.89%) IIS
3 5 (10.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (8.51%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.26%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.26%) Fireworks
2 2 (4.26%) Maya
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.13%) InDesign
3 1 (2.13%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.26%) Magento
2 1 (2.13%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) FTP
2 2 (4.26%) Intranet
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MySQL
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQLite
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (4.26%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (17.02%) Publishing
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Marketing
4 3 (6.38%) Automotive
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Web Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Web Manager
4 8 (17.02%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Designer
6 6 (12.77%) Content Manager
6 6 (12.77%) Web Content Manager
6 6 (12.77%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Sitecore Developer
7 4 (8.51%) CSS Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Graphic Designer
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Web Team Leader
8 3 (6.38%) Web Designer
8 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Flash Designer
9 2 (4.26%) Flash Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Digital Designer
10 1 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) CSS
2 27 (57.45%) HTML
3 15 (31.91%) XHTML
4 14 (29.79%) CSS3
5 12 (25.53%) HTML5
6 10 (21.28%) jQuery
6 10 (21.28%) Flash
7 9 (19.15%) .NET
8 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
8 8 (17.02%) XML
9 6 (12.77%) XSLT
10 3 (6.38%) JSON
11 2 (4.26%) Ajax
11 2 (4.26%) Web Services
11 2 (4.26%) REST
11 2 (4.26%) Sass
12 1 (2.13%) LESS
12 1 (2.13%) Cocoa Touch
12 1 (2.13%) UIKit
12 1 (2.13%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Social Media
2 7 (14.89%) W3C
3 4 (8.51%) User Experience
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.13%) Photography
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) iPhone
5 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) SEO
1 8 (17.02%) Content Management
2 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.77%) MVC
4 5 (10.64%) ITSM
5 4 (8.51%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Content Management
6 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.26%) OO
7 2 (4.26%) CRM
7 2 (4.26%) Service Management
7 2 (4.26%) Validation
7 2 (4.26%) Web Development
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.13%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.13%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.77%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) PHP
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
5 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Adobe
2 6 (12.77%) Sitecore
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Stellent
5 2 (4.26%) Remedy
5 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.26%) Apple
6 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Veeam
6 1 (2.13%) Facebook
6 1 (2.13%) Sophos
6 1 (2.13%) Google
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