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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 100 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 17 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.54% 0.81%
As % of the Applications category 4.66% 3.74% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 9
Average daily rate
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£270 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £212 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £291 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +111.53%
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
365 294 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.23% 14.36% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 137 114
Average daily rate £313 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 44 48
Average hourly rate £16.68 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.16% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.93 £23.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +3 7 £315 +55.55% 2
Coventry - 4 - - 1
Warwickshire -5 2 - - 4
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stourbridge - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 25 (60.98%) Adobe
2 22 (53.66%) CSS
3 21 (51.22%) HTML
4 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
5 15 (36.59%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (26.83%) XHTML
7 10 (24.39%) Flash
8 8 (19.51%) Content Management
8 8 (19.51%) HTML5
8 8 (19.51%) CSS3
9 7 (17.07%) Social Media
9 7 (17.07%) W3C
9 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.07%) FTP
10 6 (14.63%) CMS
10 6 (14.63%) SEO
10 6 (14.63%) Publishing
10 6 (14.63%) Banking
11 5 (12.20%) jQuery
11 5 (12.20%) ITSM
12 3 (7.32%) Validation
12 3 (7.32%) Automotive
12 3 (7.32%) Stellent
12 3 (7.32%) Maya
12 3 (7.32%) PHP
12 3 (7.32%) .NET
12 3 (7.32%) MySQL
12 3 (7.32%) Oracle
12 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
12 3 (7.32%) XML

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (14.63%) CMS
2 3 (7.32%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) WordPress
3 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (7.32%) Maya
3 2 (4.88%) ZBrush
3 2 (4.88%) MS Office
4 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) FTP
2 2 (4.88%) Intranet
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
1 2 (4.88%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (14.63%) Publishing
1 6 (14.63%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Automotive
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Web Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Web Manager
4 7 (17.07%) Designer
5 6 (14.63%) Content Manager
5 6 (14.63%) Front-End Web Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Web Content Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Graphic Designer
6 3 (7.32%) CSS Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Web Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Flash Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Flash Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.44%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) CSS
2 21 (51.22%) HTML
3 11 (26.83%) XHTML
4 10 (24.39%) Flash
5 8 (19.51%) HTML5
5 8 (19.51%) CSS3
6 5 (12.20%) jQuery
7 3 (7.32%) .NET
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.32%) XML
7 3 (7.32%) Sass
8 2 (4.88%) REST
8 2 (4.88%) JSON
8 2 (4.88%) Ajax
8 2 (4.88%) Web Services
9 1 (2.44%) Cocoa
9 1 (2.44%) JSP
9 1 (2.44%) SOAP
9 1 (2.44%) DOM
9 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Social Media
1 7 (17.07%) W3C
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Animation
3 1 (2.44%) Photography
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Content Management
2 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (14.63%) SEO
4 5 (12.20%) ITSM
5 3 (7.32%) Validation
5 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (4.88%) Service Management
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) MVC
7 1 (2.44%) PLM
7 1 (2.44%) CRM
7 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.44%) OO
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.44%) Time Management
7 1 (2.44%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.32%) PHP
3 2 (4.88%) C
3 2 (4.88%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.44%) VBA
4 1 (2.44%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Adobe
2 3 (7.32%) Stellent
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.88%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) Apple
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) Sophos
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.44%) Veeam
4 1 (2.44%) Facebook
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 27 days ago