Period
to 20 July 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 201 210
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -27
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 32 49 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.71% 0.82%
As % of the Applications category 6.35% 7.67% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 44 63
City of London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.36% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £223 £237 £121
90th Percentile £505 £501 £509
London median daily rate £400 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +23.08% -3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £15.64
London median hourly rate £19.63 £26.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.24% +19.32% +10.00%

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 504 639 1332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 7.76% 9.26% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 468 969
City of London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £150 £188 £182
90th Percentile £588 £550 £619
London median daily rate £400 £375 £374
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.40% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 58
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +15.38% -8.30%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £28.34 £24.63 £34.90
London median hourly rate £21.00 £16.31 £17.00
% change year-on-year +28.76% -4.06% +3.03%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 20 July 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 20 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 City of London region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 23 (71.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 21 (65.63%) HTML
3 19 (59.38%) CSS
4 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 14 (43.75%) User Experience
5 11 (34.38%) Adobe
5 11 (34.38%) Wireframes
6 9 (28.13%) Prototyping
6 9 (28.13%) Finance
6 9 (28.13%) jQuery
7 8 (25.00%) Banking
7 8 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
8 7 (21.88%) Dreamweaver
8 7 (21.88%) Motion Graphics
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
10 5 (15.63%) Typography
10 5 (15.63%) Web Development
10 5 (15.63%) HTML5
10 5 (15.63%) Axure RP
10 5 (15.63%) Sass
11 4 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (12.50%) CSS3
11 4 (12.50%) WordPress
12 3 (9.38%) Flash
12 3 (9.38%) XHTML
12 3 (9.38%) PHP
12 3 (9.38%) Degree
12 3 (9.38%) Graphic Design
12 3 (9.38%) 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 4 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 4 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (9.38%) InVision
5 2 (6.25%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (6.25%) InDesign
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (3.13%) GIMP
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (3.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Google Drive
2 1 (3.13%) Slack
2 1 (3.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (15.63%) Axure RP
3 2 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.25%) Bower
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Grunt
3 2 (6.25%) gulp
3 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.25%) Mocha
4 1 (3.13%) Bundler
4 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.13%) NCrunch
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Designer
2 13 (40.63%) Developer
3 7 (21.88%) UI Designer
3 7 (21.88%) UX Designer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Designer
5 5 (15.63%) 3D Designer
5 5 (15.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (15.63%) UI/UX Designer
6 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 3 (9.38%) HTML CSS Designer
8 2 (6.25%) Graphic Designer
8 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Junior
8 2 (6.25%) UI Developer
8 2 (6.25%) UX Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Digital Designer
9 1 (3.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (3.13%) Interaction Designer
9 1 (3.13%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (3.13%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) HTML
2 19 (59.38%) CSS
3 9 (28.13%) jQuery
4 5 (15.63%) HTML5
4 5 (15.63%) Sass
5 4 (12.50%) CSS3
6 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.38%) Flash
6 3 (9.38%) LESS
6 3 (9.38%) XHTML
7 2 (6.25%) Pug
7 2 (6.25%) React
7 2 (6.25%) RESTful
8 1 (3.13%) Flask
8 1 (3.13%) Ionic Framework
8 1 (3.13%) Jinja
8 1 (3.13%) MooTools
8 1 (3.13%) OAuth2
8 1 (3.13%) React Native
8 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) User Experience
2 7 (21.88%) Motion Graphics
3 3 (9.38%) Graphic Design
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Animation
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Wireframes
2 9 (28.13%) Prototyping
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
4 5 (15.63%) Typography
4 5 (15.63%) Web Development
5 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.38%) Mobile First
5 3 (9.38%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) API Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 2 (6.25%) Information Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.13%) Cross-Browser Development
7 1 (3.13%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Adobe
2 1 (3.13%) DevExpress
2 1 (3.13%) hybris
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Infragistics
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Telerik
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago