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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 118 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +12
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 25 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 1.43% 0.91%
As % of the Applications category 6.48% 10.00% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 9
Median daily rate £304 £267 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.76% -17.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £372 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £23.10 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.90% +9.97%
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
386 340 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.88% 14.35% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 183 132
Median daily rate £320 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 66
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.64 £9.54 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £33.20 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -3 15 £300 +26.31% 3
Coventry -4 4 £375 -16.66% 1
Staffordshire -7 1 £215 -34.09% 1
Warwickshire -7 1 £220 - 3
Solihull -19 1 £308 +5.57%
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 30 (75.00%) HTML
2 29 (72.50%) CSS
3 23 (57.50%) Adobe
4 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
5 19 (47.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (42.50%) User Experience
7 13 (32.50%) Front End Development
8 12 (30.00%) HTML5
8 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (25.00%) Marketing
9 10 (25.00%) Web Development
10 8 (20.00%) InDesign
11 7 (17.50%) PHP
11 7 (17.50%) MS Office
11 7 (17.50%) CSS3
12 6 (15.00%) High Availability
12 6 (15.00%) ActionScript 3.0
12 6 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
12 6 (15.00%) Apache Flex
12 6 (15.00%) Flash
12 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
12 6 (15.00%) ActionScript
12 6 (15.00%) N-Tier
12 6 (15.00%) SOA
12 6 (15.00%) HTTP
12 6 (15.00%) CMS
13 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint

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 19 (47.50%) 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 4 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) 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 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) JIRA
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 2 (5.00%) 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%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) Designer
3 10 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (17.50%) UX Designer
5 6 (15.00%) Flash Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Designer
5 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (12.50%) UI Designer
7 4 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (10.00%) HTML Developer
7 4 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior UI Designer
8 3 (7.50%) ActionScript Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Graphic Designer
8 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
8 3 (7.50%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior UX Designer
8 3 (7.50%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (75.00%) HTML
2 29 (72.50%) CSS
3 12 (30.00%) HTML5
4 7 (17.50%) CSS3
5 6 (15.00%) Apache Flex
5 6 (15.00%) Flash
6 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.00%) jQuery
7 4 (10.00%) Sass
8 2 (5.00%) React
8 2 (5.00%) Smarty
8 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.00%) XHTML
9 1 (2.50%) .NET
9 1 (2.50%) Ajax
9 1 (2.50%) LESS
9 1 (2.50%) Material Design
9 1 (2.50%) Node.js
9 1 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (2.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) User Experience
2 6 (15.00%) N-Tier
3 5 (12.50%) Digital Media
4 4 (10.00%) Graphic Design
5 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.00%) NHS
6 2 (5.00%) Social Media
7 1 (2.50%) Learning Management System
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.50%) New Media
7 1 (2.50%) Video Editing
7 1 (2.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Front End Development
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) Web Development
4 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.00%) High Availability
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (15.00%) SOA
5 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (12.50%) Wireframes
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) Content Management
7 3 (7.50%) OO
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) Web Design
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Information Management
8 2 (5.00%) PLM
8 2 (5.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.50%) PHP
3 6 (15.00%) ActionScript
3 6 (15.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (5.00%) Java
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) 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