The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 March 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 89 84
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 4 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.27% 0.37% 0.84%
As % of the Applications category 2.74% 3.80% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
Median daily rate £325 £363 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -7.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% -10.25%  

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 East Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 146 158 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 9.81% 9.74% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 85 103
Median daily rate £325 £325 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £138 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £648 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 39
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.30 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.80% +2.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the East Midlands

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the East Midlands

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -4 4 £325 -7.14% 2
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (60.00%) User Experience
5 8 (53.33%) Wireframes
6 6 (40.00%) Prototyping
6 6 (40.00%) CSS3
6 6 (40.00%) HTML5
6 6 (40.00%) jQuery
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) Adobe
7 5 (33.33%) Information Architecture
8 4 (26.67%) Axure RP
8 4 (26.67%) Google Analytics
8 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
8 4 (26.67%) Analytics
8 4 (26.67%) ClickTale
8 4 (26.67%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (20.00%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) Scrum
9 3 (20.00%) Web Design
10 1 (6.67%) Content Development
10 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
10 1 (6.67%) Typography
10 1 (6.67%) Fintech
10 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (6.67%) e-Learning

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (6.67%) PaintShop Pro
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe Analytics
1 4 (26.67%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Designer
2 9 (60.00%) UX Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Designer
4 2 (13.33%) HTML CSS Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
5 1 (6.67%) UI/UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) CSS3
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) User Experience
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
3 1 (6.67%) Fintech
3 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.67%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Wireframes
2 6 (40.00%) Prototyping
3 5 (33.33%) Information Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Content Development
6 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Typography
6 1 (6.67%) Usability Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Adobe
2 4 (26.67%) ClickTale