The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 June 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 98 76
Rank change year-on-year +23 -22  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 4 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.22% 0.78%
As % of the Applications category 6.25% 2.26% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £463 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -2.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £315 £275
% change year-on-year +7.30% +14.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -18.51% +16.90%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 64 133 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 5.21% 9.87% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 83 82
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £15.82 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.96%  
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 Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in Edinburgh

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Informatics
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (50.00%) Axure RP
3 2 (50.00%) Spatial Data
4 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (25.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Animation

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Premiere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) UX Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Head of User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Informatics
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree