Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 213 216
Rank change year-on-year +28 +3 -16
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 27 44 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the Applications category 5.86% 6.73% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 32
City of London median daily rate £400 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +25.00% -16.91%
10th Percentile £238 £213 £271
90th Percentile £475 £560 £438
Central London median daily rate £394 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -1.50% +3.23% -7.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 461 654 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.36% 9.26% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 459 445
City of London median daily rate £400 £388 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -5.49% +2.50%
10th Percentile £155 £135 £174
90th Percentile £625 £575 £638
Central London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 19
City of London median hourly rate £19.16 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.47% -8.78% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.16 £11.74
90th Percentile £30.73 £25.50 £31.85
Central London median hourly rate £19.47 £18.70 £20.50
% change year-on-year +4.09% -8.78% +19.71%

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 15 December 2019.

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

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the City of London region over the 6 months to 15 December 2019. 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
Photoshop
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 14 (51.85%) Adobe
1 14 (51.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 14 (51.85%) User Experience
2 11 (40.74%) Wireframes
3 10 (37.04%) CSS
4 9 (33.33%) Sketch
5 8 (29.63%) HTML
6 7 (25.93%) InDesign
6 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) Retail
7 6 (22.22%) Marketing
7 6 (22.22%) PHP
7 6 (22.22%) Typography
7 6 (22.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 5 (18.52%) Axure RP
9 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (14.81%) Data Analytics
9 4 (14.81%) InVision
9 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (14.81%) Analytics
9 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.81%) Finance
9 4 (14.81%) Publishing
9 4 (14.81%) Scrum
10 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
10 3 (11.11%) Lucene
10 3 (11.11%) Workflow Management
10 3 (11.11%) Photography
10 3 (11.11%) Workflow
10 3 (11.11%) SAML

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 3 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (7.41%) WordPress
3 1 (3.70%) Mendix
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (33.33%) Sketch
3 7 (25.93%) InDesign
4 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (14.81%) InVision
5 2 (7.41%) Adobe XD
5 2 (7.41%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (3.70%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (3.70%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (11.11%) AWS
1 3 (11.11%) GitHub
1 3 (11.11%) Route 53
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Axure RP
2 3 (11.11%) CircleCI
3 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (25.93%) Retail
2 6 (22.22%) Marketing
3 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Publishing
4 2 (7.41%) Police
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Designer
2 8 (29.63%) UX Designer
3 6 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior UX Designer
4 3 (11.11%) UI Designer
4 3 (11.11%) UI/UX Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Visual Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Head of User Experience
5 2 (7.41%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (7.41%) HTML Developer
5 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.41%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior UI Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior UI/UX Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Visual Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.70%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) CSS
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Sling
3 3 (11.11%) HTML5
3 3 (11.11%) J2SE
3 3 (11.11%) Lucene
3 3 (11.11%) OSGi
3 3 (11.11%) REST
3 3 (11.11%) SAML
3 3 (11.11%) XSLT
4 2 (7.41%) CSS3
4 2 (7.41%) Sass
5 1 (3.70%) CGI
5 1 (3.70%) React
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Photography
3 2 (7.41%) Animation
3 2 (7.41%) e-Learning
3 2 (7.41%) Graphic Design
3 2 (7.41%) Media Streaming
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Wireframes
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Typography
3 6 (22.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 4 (14.81%) Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 3 (11.11%) Information Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Project Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow Management
6 2 (7.41%) A/B Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Development Roadmap
6 2 (7.41%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 2 (7.41%) Instructional Design
6 2 (7.41%) Interaction Design
6 2 (7.41%) Mobile First
6 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) PHP
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Adobe
2 3 (11.11%) Okta
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
3 1 (3.70%) Virgin Media