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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Photoshop
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 54 54
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.62% 0.81%
As % of the Applications category 1.96% 4.35% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% -16.66%  

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 51 92 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 8.03% 14.26% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 55
Median daily rate £290 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.76% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.93 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.59% -13.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in Birmingham

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Fireworks
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Publishing
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (25.00%) Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation

Photoshop
Top Related 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Web Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) SPServices
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe