The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 86 90 96
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 29 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.19% 0.86% 0.44%
As % of the Applications category 7.47% 5.94% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 5
Average daily rate
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£260 £288 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% +55.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £263 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £229
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
388 286 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.95% 14.50% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 123 143
Average daily rate £300 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £112 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 31 40
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £27.55 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Photoshop
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +1 12 £210 -30.00% 2
Warwickshire -8 4 - - 4
Solihull - 3 £268 -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (79.55%) HTML
2 34 (77.27%) CSS
3 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
4 23 (52.27%) CSS3
5 21 (47.73%) Adobe
6 20 (45.45%) jQuery
7 19 (43.18%) HTML5
8 17 (38.64%) XHTML
9 15 (34.09%) .NET
9 15 (34.09%) MySQL
9 15 (34.09%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (31.82%) CMS
10 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
11 12 (27.27%) XML
12 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 11 (25.00%) IIS
12 11 (25.00%) Sitecore
13 10 (22.73%) Content Management
13 10 (22.73%) C#
13 10 (22.73%) XSLT
13 10 (22.73%) MVC
13 10 (22.73%) SEO
14 7 (15.91%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
15 6 (13.64%) PHP
16 5 (11.36%) Oracle
16 5 (11.36%) Publishing
16 5 (11.36%) Web Development
16 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
16 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (31.82%) CMS
2 11 (25.00%) IIS
3 7 (15.91%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (9.09%) Umbraco
4 4 (9.09%) WordPress
5 1 (2.27%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.55%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.27%) Maya
3 1 (2.27%) 3ds Max
3 1 (2.27%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Magento
2 1 (2.27%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) MySQL
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQLite
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (11.36%) Publishing
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
2 4 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) French Language
3 1 (2.27%) German Language
3 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Web Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Sitecore Developer
5 6 (13.64%) .NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Designer
7 4 (9.09%) CSS Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Web Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Web Team Leader
8 3 (6.82%) Web Content Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Web Designer
8 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.82%) Content Manager
9 2 (4.55%) User Experience Designer
9 2 (4.55%) UI Designer
10 1 (2.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Junior PHP Developer
10 1 (2.27%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) HTML
2 34 (77.27%) CSS
3 23 (52.27%) CSS3
4 20 (45.45%) jQuery
5 19 (43.18%) HTML5
6 17 (38.64%) XHTML
7 15 (34.09%) .NET
8 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
9 12 (27.27%) XML
10 10 (22.73%) XSLT
11 4 (9.09%) Flash
12 3 (6.82%) JSP
12 3 (6.82%) Sass
13 2 (4.55%) JSON
14 1 (2.27%) Cocoa Touch
14 1 (2.27%) UIKit
14 1 (2.27%) SOAP
14 1 (2.27%) Web Services
14 1 (2.27%) Classic ASP
14 1 (2.27%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) W3C
1 4 (9.09%) Social Media
2 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.55%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) MVC
1 10 (22.73%) SEO
1 10 (22.73%) Content Management
2 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.36%) Web Development
3 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
3 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
4 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 3 (6.82%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (4.55%) Usability Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Validation
7 1 (2.27%) Web Design
7 1 (2.27%) Change Management
7 1 (2.27%) OO
7 1 (2.27%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) Time Management
7 1 (2.27%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.73%) C#
3 6 (13.64%) PHP
4 2 (4.55%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) XAML
5 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) PHP5
5 1 (2.27%) VBScript
5 1 (2.27%) VBA
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Adobe
2 11 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) Facebook
5 3 (6.82%) Sony
5 3 (6.82%) Stellent
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
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