The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 29 April 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
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 132 148
Rank change year-on-year -20 +16  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 14 24 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.69% 0.91%
As % of the Applications category 6.11% 7.29% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 32
Median daily rate £425 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £259 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.86
% change year-on-year - -16.01%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 229 329 631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 7.03% 9.42% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 245 467
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 21
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +22.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £14.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £23.55 £52.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.52% +7.30%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the City of London

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the City of London

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 22 (59.46%) HTML
1 22 (59.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 19 (51.35%) CSS
3 17 (45.95%) User Experience
4 16 (43.24%) Adobe
5 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
5 15 (40.54%) Wireframes
6 9 (24.32%) Front End Development
6 9 (24.32%) Dreamweaver
7 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.62%) Marketing
7 8 (21.62%) Prototyping
8 7 (18.92%) Banking
8 7 (18.92%) Publishing
9 6 (16.22%) jQuery
9 6 (16.22%) WordPress
9 6 (16.22%) Finance
10 5 (13.51%) SAP Hybris
10 5 (13.51%) XAML
10 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.51%) CRM
10 5 (13.51%) SAP
10 5 (13.51%) SAP CRM
10 5 (13.51%) Statistics
10 5 (13.51%) QA
10 5 (13.51%) Email Marketing
10 5 (13.51%) Marketing Management
10 5 (13.51%) hybris
10 5 (13.51%) Axure RP
11 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (16.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (59.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (8.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) Acrobat
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (5.41%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (5.41%) InVision
4 1 (2.70%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.70%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.70%) FreeHand
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.70%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) SAP CRM
1 5 (13.51%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (2.70%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
1 1 (2.70%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (13.51%) Axure RP
3 3 (8.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (8.11%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.41%) Mocha
4 2 (5.41%) NCrunch
4 2 (5.41%) NUnit
4 2 (5.41%) ReSharper
4 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) Bower
5 1 (2.70%) Grunt
5 1 (2.70%) gulp
General
1 8 (21.62%) Marketing
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Publishing
3 6 (16.22%) Finance
4 3 (8.11%) Front Office
4 3 (8.11%) Legal
4 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.41%) Games
5 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) Designer
3 9 (24.32%) UI Designer
4 7 (18.92%) UX Designer
5 6 (16.22%) UI Developer
5 6 (16.22%) UI/UX Designer
6 5 (13.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (13.51%) UI/UX Developer
6 5 (13.51%) UX Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Email Developer
7 4 (10.81%) HTML Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Junior
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Designer
8 3 (8.11%) HTML CSS Designer
8 3 (8.11%) HTML Email Developer
9 2 (5.41%) C# WPF Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Visual Designer
9 2 (5.41%) Visual Designer
9 2 (5.41%) WPF Developer
9 2 (5.41%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) HTML
2 19 (51.35%) CSS
3 6 (16.22%) jQuery
4 4 (10.81%) Sass
5 3 (8.11%) CSS3
5 3 (8.11%) HTML5
5 3 (8.11%) LESS
6 2 (5.41%) .NET
6 2 (5.41%) Ajax
6 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.41%) Flash
6 2 (5.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (5.41%) WPF
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.70%) JSON
7 1 (2.70%) Pug
7 1 (2.70%) React
7 1 (2.70%) React Native
7 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Animation
3 2 (5.41%) FMCG
3 2 (5.41%) Graphic Design
3 2 (5.41%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.70%) Interactive TV
4 1 (2.70%) Video Editing
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Wireframes
2 9 (24.32%) Front End Development
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Prototyping
4 5 (13.51%) CRM
4 5 (13.51%) Email Marketing
4 5 (13.51%) Marketing Management
4 5 (13.51%) Statistics
5 4 (10.81%) Information Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Mobile First
5 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (8.11%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (8.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
6 3 (8.11%) Web Development
7 2 (5.41%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (5.41%) MVVM
7 2 (5.41%) Service Design
7 2 (5.41%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.51%) XAML
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Adobe
2 5 (13.51%) hybris
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) DevExpress
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Infragistics
3 2 (5.41%) Telerik
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
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