The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Photoshop
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 36 36
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.12% 0.31% 0.58%
As % of the Applications category 10.81% 4.35% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £309 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £260 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £315 £281
% change year-on-year +9.20% +12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.00 £17.86
% change year-on-year -40.74% +51.17%  

Photoshop is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 37 23 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.34% 7.23% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 31
Median daily rate £349 £260 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.13% +36.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £138 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £27.75 £8.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +236.36% -34.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Photoshop as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in Bedfordshire

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in Bedfordshire

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in Bedfordshire

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in Bedfordshire

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Bedford - 1 £400 - 1
Luton - 1 £250 -
Photoshop
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 6 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (83.33%) Marketing
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Flash
3 4 (66.67%) CRM
3 4 (66.67%) ImageReady
3 4 (66.67%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Email Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) Dutch Language
4 3 (50.00%) French Language
4 3 (50.00%) German Language
4 3 (50.00%) Customer Insight
5 2 (33.33%) SMS
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) iPhone
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (16.67%) Material Design
6 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
6 1 (16.67%) Adobe
6 1 (16.67%) Apple

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (66.67%) ImageReady
3 1 (16.67%) Acrobat
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (16.67%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (16.67%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (83.33%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Dutch Language
2 3 (50.00%) French Language
2 3 (50.00%) German Language
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile UI Designer
2 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Flash
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
1 4 (66.67%) Email Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 3 (50.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Apple