The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 29 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 of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 104 102
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 14 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.66% 0.81% 1.07%
As % of the Applications category 4.78% 5.93% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 20
Median daily rate £275 £360 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.61% +22.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £10.15 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -11.42% -7.89%  

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 of England with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 293 337 341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 13.78% 13.59% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 156 154
Median daily rate £300 £350 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +28.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £152 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £486 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 73 73
Median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £30.00 £32.50
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 of England

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

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the East of England

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the East of England

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the East of England

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Hertfordshire -2 5 £225 - 3
Essex -5 4 £225 -21.73% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £363 +0.69% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £323 -
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 of England region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (43.75%) HTML5
4 7 (43.75%) CSS3
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) Adobe
5 6 (37.50%) User Experience
5 6 (37.50%) Wireframes
6 5 (31.25%) gulp
6 5 (31.25%) Grunt
6 5 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (31.25%) Node.js
6 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
6 5 (31.25%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (25.00%) Ajax
7 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (25.00%) Marketing
7 4 (25.00%) jQuery
7 4 (25.00%) W3C
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (25.00%) Sass
7 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
8 3 (18.75%) UX Design
8 3 (18.75%) Mercurial

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (18.75%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) Magnolia
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (18.75%) InDesign
3 3 (18.75%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (12.50%) ImageReady
4 2 (12.50%) InfoPath
4 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 2 (12.50%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (12.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
1 2 (12.50%) WebEx
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dreamweaver
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Grunt
1 5 (31.25%) gulp
2 3 (18.75%) Jasmine
2 3 (18.75%) Mercurial
3 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) PhantomJS
3 2 (12.50%) WebStorm
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
4 1 (6.25%) Mocha
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Dutch Language
3 1 (6.25%) French Language
3 1 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Designer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (12.50%) Creative Designer
4 2 (12.50%) HTML CSS Designer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PowerPoint Designer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Officer
4 2 (12.50%) UI Designer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Photoshop Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Photoshop Web Designer
5 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) UX Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) CSS3
3 7 (43.75%) HTML5
4 5 (31.25%) Node.js
5 4 (25.00%) Ajax
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) Sass
5 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (18.75%) Flash
6 3 (18.75%) REST
7 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (12.50%) JSON
7 2 (12.50%) PhoneGap
7 2 (12.50%) React
7 2 (12.50%) XHTML
7 2 (12.50%) XML
8 1 (6.25%) Polymer
8 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 4 (25.00%) W3C
3 3 (18.75%) Graphic Design
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (12.50%) HTC Vive
4 2 (12.50%) iPad
4 2 (12.50%) iPhone
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Wireframes
3 5 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) UX Design
5 3 (18.75%) Web Design
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) CAD
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Email Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Network Design
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Dart
3 2 (12.50%) ECMAScript
3 2 (12.50%) TypeScript
4 1 (6.25%) ES6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) Apple
2 2 (12.50%) Autodesk
2 2 (12.50%) BMC
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) MobileIron