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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 98 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 18 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.91% 1.52%
As % of the Applications category 4.76% 5.49% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 19
Average daily rate
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£326 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £240 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £460 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £286 £263
% change year-on-year
+4.80% +9.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
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
378 364 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.77% 16.61% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 152 121
Average daily rate £313 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.07% +7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 42 69
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -34.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £30.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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 -11 7 £313 -10.71% 2
Coventry +6 6 - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 26 (86.67%) CSS
2 24 (80.00%) HTML
3 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (43.33%) jQuery
5 11 (36.67%) Adobe
6 10 (33.33%) Content Management
7 9 (30.00%) HTML5
7 9 (30.00%) User Experience
8 8 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (26.67%) Degree
8 8 (26.67%) Marketing
9 7 (23.33%) Web Design
9 7 (23.33%) SEO
9 7 (23.33%) .NET
9 7 (23.33%) CSS3
10 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.00%) Analytics
10 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (20.00%) CMS
10 6 (20.00%) Ajax
10 6 (20.00%) Google
11 5 (16.67%) Pay per click
11 5 (16.67%) Retail
11 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 5 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (16.67%) PHP
11 5 (16.67%) Information Architecture
11 5 (16.67%) Online Marketing
11 5 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (16.67%) Spreadsheet

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (20.00%) CMS
2 3 (10.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (6.67%) WordPress
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Drupal
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.33%) Fireworks
5 1 (3.33%) Maya
5 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.33%) MS Office
5 1 (3.33%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (6.67%) PhpStorm
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (26.67%) Marketing
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Designer
4 4 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 3 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) UX Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Designer
6 1 (3.33%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) CSS
2 24 (80.00%) HTML
3 13 (43.33%) jQuery
4 9 (30.00%) HTML5
5 7 (23.33%) CSS3
5 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 6 (20.00%) Ajax
7 4 (13.33%) XML
7 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (10.00%) DHTML
8 3 (10.00%) XSLT
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.67%) JSON
9 2 (6.67%) Laravel
9 2 (6.67%) REST
9 2 (6.67%) Sass
10 1 (3.33%) LESS
10 1 (3.33%) HTML5 Canvas
10 1 (3.33%) Marionette.js
10 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) User Experience
2 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.00%) Graphic Design
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.33%) GIS
6 1 (3.33%) Social Media
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.33%) Animation
6 1 (3.33%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Content Management
2 7 (23.33%) Web Design
2 7 (23.33%) SEO
3 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (20.00%) Analytics
4 5 (16.67%) Online Marketing
4 5 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Pay per click
4 5 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Product Marketing
6 2 (6.67%) OOP
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
7 1 (3.33%) Validation
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.67%) PHP
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.00%) VBScript
4 3 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) PHP5
5 2 (6.67%) PHP4
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Adobe
2 6 (20.00%) Google
3 4 (13.33%) Apple
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Zend
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter
5 1 (3.33%) Xamarin