The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 25 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 57 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 5 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.83% 1.84% 1.59%
As % of the Applications category 10.20% 19.74% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 10
Median daily rate £151 £300 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.83% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £275
% change year-on-year +11.11% +14.54%  
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 Birmingham with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 49 76 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 8.11% 9.33% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 56
Median daily rate £320 £200 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -36.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £375 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £15.64 £12.00 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.33% +0.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in Birmingham

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Adobe
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (33.33%) Babel
5 2 (33.33%) gulp
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile First
5 2 (33.33%) Chai
5 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (33.33%) Sass
5 2 (33.33%) Grunt
5 2 (33.33%) User Experience
5 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (33.33%) React
5 2 (33.33%) webpack
5 2 (33.33%) Mocha
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (33.33%) Web Design
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Content Management
6 1 (16.67%) Google

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (16.67%) Fireworks
3 1 (16.67%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Babel
1 2 (33.33%) Grunt
1 2 (33.33%) gulp
1 2 (33.33%) Mocha
1 2 (33.33%) webpack
2 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Email Executive
3 1 (16.67%) Email Marketing Executive
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing Executive
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Chai
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) React
4 2 (33.33%) Sass
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Material Design
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) SPServices
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile First
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Campaign Management
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Email Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Google