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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Photoshop
England / West Midlands
Rank 118 110 101
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 3 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.80% 0.63%
As % of the Applications category 1.08% 6.84% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 4
Median daily rate £375 £320 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -6.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £26.83 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-16.13% -6.48%

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
278 307 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.69% 11.64% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 179 143
Median daily rate £336 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 58
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.81 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.78 £20.00 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.24 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.68% +13.79%

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
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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire -9 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £375 - 4
Birmingham - 1 - - 4
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 18 (69.23%) User Experience
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (46.15%) JIRA
5 9 (34.62%) Wireframes
5 9 (34.62%) Retail
6 8 (30.77%) Adobe
7 6 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 6 (23.08%) CSS
8 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 5 (19.23%) Web Development
9 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 4 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (15.38%) Axure RP
10 3 (11.54%) HTML5
10 3 (11.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
10 3 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (11.54%) CSS3
10 3 (11.54%) Tableau
10 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning
10 3 (11.54%) Infotainment
10 3 (11.54%) Prototyping
10 3 (11.54%) UXPin
10 3 (11.54%) InVision
10 3 (11.54%) WebTrends
10 3 (11.54%) InDesign

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 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (11.54%) InDesign
3 3 (11.54%) InVision
3 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
3 3 (11.54%) UXPin
4 2 (7.69%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (11.54%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) Axure RP
3 3 (11.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (34.62%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Designer
2 12 (46.15%) Senior Designer
2 12 (46.15%) Senior UI Designer
2 12 (46.15%) UI Designer
3 8 (30.77%) Developer
3 8 (30.77%) UX Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior UI/UX Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior UX Designer
4 4 (15.38%) UI/UX Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Data Scientist
5 3 (11.54%) UX Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.69%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Graphic Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Lead Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) CSS
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.54%) CSS3
2 3 (11.54%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) LESS
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) Sass
4 1 (3.85%) SPServices
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Ergonomics
2 3 (11.54%) Infotainment
2 3 (11.54%) Statistics
2 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (34.62%) Wireframes
4 5 (19.23%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) CRM
6 3 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (11.54%) Human Factors
6 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning
6 3 (11.54%) Prototyping
7 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) MVC
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) Resource Allocation
8 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Adobe
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Tableau