Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 193 148
Rank change year-on-year -16 -45 +34
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 43 39 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.63% 1.31%
As % of the Applications category 7.26% 7.36% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 90
City of London median daily rate £350 £421 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.91% +29.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £217 £210 £211
90th Percentile £438 £625 £473
Central London median daily rate £375 £421 £350
% change year-on-year -10.98% +20.36% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £24.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £24.50 - -

Photoshop is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 592 530 791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.35% 8.51% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 350 593
City of London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £173 £162 £173
90th Percentile £625 £575 £604
Central London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 31
City of London median hourly rate £20.86 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +15.15% +12.44%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.81 £8.75
90th Percentile £33.25 £60.50 £25.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.10% +20.83% +3.45%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018, 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 34 (79.07%) Adobe Illustrator
2 26 (60.47%) Adobe
3 24 (55.81%) User Experience
4 19 (44.19%) Finance
4 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (34.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (32.56%) Web Design
7 12 (27.91%) CSS
7 12 (27.91%) HTML
7 12 (27.91%) Typography
8 11 (25.58%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
8 11 (25.58%) UX Design
9 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
9 9 (20.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 8 (18.60%) HTML5
11 7 (16.28%) jQuery
11 7 (16.28%) CSS3
12 6 (13.95%) Front End Development
12 6 (13.95%) InVision
12 6 (13.95%) Marketing
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
13 5 (11.63%) Adobe After Effects
13 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
13 5 (11.63%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (11.63%) Infographics
13 5 (11.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 5 (11.63%) Sass
13 5 (11.63%) Data Visualisation

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 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
1 2 (4.65%) WordPress
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Drupal
2 1 (2.33%) Marvel
Applications
1 34 (79.07%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (34.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (13.95%) InVision
5 5 (11.63%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (9.30%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (4.65%) InDesign
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (2.33%) Flinto
8 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (4.65%) gulp
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) git-flow
3 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Marketing
3 4 (9.30%) French Language
3 4 (9.30%) German Language
3 4 (9.30%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Games
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Designer
2 10 (23.26%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Visual Designer
4 7 (16.28%) Digital Designer
5 6 (13.95%) UX Designer
6 5 (11.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (11.63%) UI Designer
7 4 (9.30%) Junior
8 3 (6.98%) UI/UX Designer
8 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Graphic Designer
9 2 (4.65%) UI Developer
9 2 (4.65%) WordPress Developer
10 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.33%) .NET Web Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Drupal Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (2.33%) IT Trainer
10 1 (2.33%) Marketing Manager
10 1 (2.33%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) CSS
1 12 (27.91%) HTML
2 8 (18.60%) HTML5
3 7 (16.28%) CSS3
3 7 (16.28%) jQuery
4 5 (11.63%) Sass
5 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.98%) React
6 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.65%) .NET
7 2 (4.65%) Angular 2
7 2 (4.65%) Flash
7 2 (4.65%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (4.65%) REST
7 2 (4.65%) XHTML
8 1 (2.33%) Compass CSS Framework
8 1 (2.33%) Django
8 1 (2.33%) Framer.js
8 1 (2.33%) LESS
8 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (55.81%) User Experience
2 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.30%) Animation
4 3 (6.98%) Graphic Design
4 3 (6.98%) Social Media
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (32.56%) Web Design
4 12 (27.91%) Typography
5 11 (25.58%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 11 (25.58%) UX Design
6 6 (13.95%) Front End Development
7 5 (11.63%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (11.63%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (11.63%) Infographics
7 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
8 4 (9.30%) B2B
8 4 (9.30%) Web Development
9 3 (6.98%) Wireframes
10 2 (4.65%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.65%) Prototyping
11 1 (2.33%) iOS Development
11 1 (2.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.98%) PHP
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Adobe
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) PayPal