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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 126 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 18 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.55% 0.97%
As % of the Applications category 5.33% 4.59% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 13
Median daily rate £400 £275 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £225 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £363 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £28.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.40% -17.76%
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
338 305 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.54% 12.06% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 149 165
Median daily rate £370 £310 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 56 55
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.66 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.54% +46.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.44 £32.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Coventry - 16 £400 - 1
Warwickshire 0 2 £250 -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 27 (64.29%) User Experience
2 19 (45.24%) HTML
3 18 (42.86%) CSS
4 17 (40.48%) JIRA
4 17 (40.48%) E-Commerce
4 17 (40.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (35.71%) Adobe
6 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.81%) HTML5
7 10 (23.81%) Retail
8 9 (21.43%) Scrum
8 9 (21.43%) Web Development
8 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 9 (21.43%) Front End Development
9 8 (19.05%) Marketing
9 8 (19.05%) InDesign
10 7 (16.67%) MS Office
10 7 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (14.29%) CSS3
11 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (11.90%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (11.90%) Digital Media
13 4 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
13 4 (9.52%) Wireframes
14 3 (7.14%) PHP
14 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
14 3 (7.14%) Graphic Design
14 3 (7.14%) TDD

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 2 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (19.05%) InDesign
3 7 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (16.67%) MS Office
4 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (4.76%) Acrobat
6 2 (4.76%) Fireworks
7 1 (2.38%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) FTP
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (23.81%) Retail
2 8 (19.05%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Designer
2 20 (47.62%) Senior Designer
2 20 (47.62%) UI Designer
3 18 (42.86%) Senior UI Designer
4 11 (26.19%) UX Designer
5 9 (21.43%) Developer
6 8 (19.05%) Senior UX Designer
6 8 (19.05%) UI/UX Designer
7 7 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (16.67%) Senior UI/UX Designer
8 5 (11.90%) Graphic Designer
9 4 (9.52%) Web Developer
10 3 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
10 3 (7.14%) HTML Developer
10 3 (7.14%) Junior
11 2 (4.76%) Digital Designer
11 2 (4.76%) Digital UX Designer
11 2 (4.76%) Junior Business Analyst
11 2 (4.76%) Senior Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) HTML
2 18 (42.86%) CSS
3 10 (23.81%) HTML5
4 6 (14.29%) CSS3
5 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.76%) jQuery
6 2 (4.76%) React
6 2 (4.76%) Sass
6 2 (4.76%) Smarty
7 1 (2.38%) .NET
7 1 (2.38%) Material Design
7 1 (2.38%) Node.js
7 1 (2.38%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (2.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (64.29%) User Experience
2 5 (11.90%) Digital Media
3 3 (7.14%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Animation
5 1 (2.38%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) Social Media
5 1 (2.38%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) E-Commerce
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Front End Development
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
3 9 (21.43%) Web Development
4 5 (11.90%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (9.52%) Wireframes
6 3 (7.14%) TDD
6 3 (7.14%) Typography
7 2 (4.76%) Coaching
7 2 (4.76%) Content Management
7 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Information Management
7 2 (4.76%) Mobile First
7 2 (4.76%) PLM
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) SDLC
7 2 (4.76%) SEO
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) Java
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Adobe
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Google