Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 132 218 206
Rank change year-on-year +86 -12 -4
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 22 21 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.72% 0.32% 0.72%
As % of the Applications category 7.51% 3.93% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 37
Median daily rate £300 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.97% +5.79% -17.65%
10th Percentile £201 £267 £269
90th Percentile £506 £525 £443
Central London median daily rate £300 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -18.97% +5.79% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 293 534 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.58% 8.25% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 373 477
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £160 £135 £128
90th Percentile £650 £594 £575
Central London median daily rate £410 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +2.50% -1.23% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 32
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 £14.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.08% +34.92% -12.88%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £11.29
90th Percentile £34.35 £33.55 £23.13
Median hourly rate £15.98 £19.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -17.01% +20.31% +0.77%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Photoshop as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Photoshop in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Photoshop in the City of London

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Photoshop in the City of London over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the City of London

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Photoshop in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 21 (95.45%) Adobe
2 11 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (40.91%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
5 7 (31.82%) .NET
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
5 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
5 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (27.27%) Acrobat
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (22.73%) InDesign
8 4 (18.18%) Google
8 4 (18.18%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (18.18%) Marketing
8 4 (18.18%) WPF
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (18.18%) Social Media
8 4 (18.18%) User Experience
8 4 (18.18%) Wireframes
9 3 (13.64%) Google Docs
9 3 (13.64%) Solvency II
9 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (13.64%) Back Office

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 1 (4.55%) Mendix
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (27.27%) Acrobat
3 5 (22.73%) InDesign
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (18.18%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (9.09%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (9.09%) Adobe XD
6 2 (9.09%) Sketch
7 1 (4.55%) Inkscape
7 1 (4.55%) InVision
7 1 (4.55%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Google Docs
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Dropbox
2 1 (4.55%) G Suite
2 1 (4.55%) Google Drive
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Balsamiq
3 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
3 3 (13.64%) Back Office
3 3 (13.64%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Designer
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Developer
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Author
4 3 (13.64%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Author
4 3 (13.64%) UI Designer
5 2 (9.09%) UI/UX Designer
5 2 (9.09%) UX Designer
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing Executive
6 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Marketing Executive
6 1 (4.55%) Visual Designer
6 1 (4.55%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
1 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) WPF
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Social Media
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Animation
2 1 (4.55%) Blog
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (4.55%) Photography
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Video Editing
2 1 (4.55%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Wireframes
3 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Publishing
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 2 (9.09%) Insurtech
4 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Bimodal
5 1 (4.55%) Break/Fix
5 1 (4.55%) Decision-Making
5 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.55%) Project Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Solvency II
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Adobe
2 4 (18.18%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy