Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 6 months to 28 July 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 109 106
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3 -7
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.24% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Applications category 2.75% 5.63% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Cheshire median daily rate £369 £273 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.32% -0.91% -8.33%
10th Percentile £353 £112 £263
90th Percentile £389 £366 £331
North West median daily rate £300 £253 £275
% change year-on-year +18.81% -8.18% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £27.00 £10.75
% change year-on-year -30.56% +151.16% -43.42%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 109 142 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 8.74% 7.54% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 79 71
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +10.17%
10th Percentile £123 £162 £200
90th Percentile £430 £451 £475
North West median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 26
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.71 £13.00 £28.75
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.56% +33.45% -9.38%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in Cheshire

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in Cheshire

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in Cheshire

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +11 1 £388 -6.06%
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Photoshop
North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Fireworks
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe