Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 27 October 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 549 428 439
Rank change year-on-year -121 +11 +28
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 198 76 371
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.27% 0.48%
As % of the Applications category 3.77% 3.52% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 57 233
10th Percentile £221 £213 £163
25th Percentile £313 £350 £260
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £350
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -6.67%
75th Percentile £600 £525 £438
90th Percentile £638 £561 £493
UK median daily rate £450 £415 £350
% change year-on-year +8.43% +18.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 14
10th Percentile £14.82 " £20.00
25th Percentile £20.50 " £20.75
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £30.00
75th Percentile £28.75 " £34.00
90th Percentile £30.55 " £46.66
UK median hourly rate £24.25 - £30.00

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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5,254 2,161 6,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.70% 7.79% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,356 1,397 3,970
10th Percentile £150 £135 £147
25th Percentile £260 £219 £231
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £380 £375
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +1.33% -
75th Percentile £538 £500 £476
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 171 599
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.21 £11.15
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.33 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +6.06%
75th Percentile £26.00 £37.25 £25.19
90th Percentile £42.55 £51.75 £47.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +9.38%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Photoshop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in England

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Photoshop in England.

Daily rate trend for Photoshop in England

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Photoshop in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Photoshop in England

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Photoshop in England.

Hourly rate trend for Photoshop in England

Photoshop
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Photoshop in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Photoshop in England

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. 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
London -151 108 £550 +34.97% 28
North of England -49 27 £324 -21.04% 28
South East -62 24 £255 -29.66% 11
North West -44 13 £324 -38.33% 14
Midlands -71 13 £400 -11.11% 13
Yorkshire -44 11 £381 +29.24% 11
West Midlands -59 11 £450 - 6
East of England -49 9 £450 -10.00% 5
South West - 6 £450 - 12
North East -5 3 £275 - 3
East Midlands -31 2 £250 - 7
Photoshop
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 120 (60.61%) Adobe
2 97 (48.99%) User Experience
3 94 (47.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 86 (43.43%) Wireframes
5 75 (37.88%) HTML
6 64 (32.32%) Social Skills
7 60 (30.30%) Sketch
8 58 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (28.28%) CSS
10 50 (25.25%) Accessibility
11 49 (24.75%) Prototyping
12 39 (19.70%) Axure RP
13 38 (19.19%) Marketing
14 36 (18.18%) JavaScript
15 31 (15.66%) User Research
16 30 (15.15%) InVision
16 30 (15.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 30 (15.15%) HTML5
17 28 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
18 27 (13.64%) InDesign
19 26 (13.13%) Adobe XD
20 24 (12.12%) Figma
21 23 (11.62%) Project Management
21 23 (11.62%) Degree
22 22 (11.11%) Social Media
22 22 (11.11%) CMS
23 21 (10.61%) CRM
24 20 (10.10%) Web Development
24 20 (10.10%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
24 20 (10.10%) React

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 22 (11.11%) CMS
2 13 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.06%) ArcGIS
4 9 (4.55%) Drupal
5 8 (4.04%) Confluence
5 8 (4.04%) WordPress
6 3 (1.52%) Moodle
7 2 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.51%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
8 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 94 (47.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 60 (30.30%) Sketch
3 30 (15.15%) InVision
4 27 (13.64%) InDesign
5 26 (13.13%) Adobe XD
6 24 (12.12%) Figma
7 19 (9.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 19 (9.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 18 (9.09%) Adobe Premiere
9 14 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (6.57%) Adobe After Effects
11 9 (4.55%) UXPin
12 7 (3.54%) Marvel
13 4 (2.02%) GIMP
13 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
14 3 (1.52%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (1.01%) 3ds Max
15 2 (1.01%) Camtasia
15 2 (1.01%) Maya
15 2 (1.01%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.01%) Magento
3 1 (0.51%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.51%) Shopify
3 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 9 (4.55%) Google Analytics
3 7 (3.54%) npm
4 3 (1.52%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.01%) AWS
5 2 (1.01%) Azure
5 2 (1.01%) Google Ads
5 2 (1.01%) Yammer
5 2 (1.01%) Yarn
6 1 (0.51%) Attraqt
6 1 (0.51%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.51%) Firebase
6 1 (0.51%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.51%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.51%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.51%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) Broadband
2 2 (1.01%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.06%) GIS
3 4 (2.02%) MySQL
4 2 (1.01%) Metadata
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.51%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 39 (19.70%) Axure RP
2 16 (8.08%) JIRA
3 15 (7.58%) Dreamweaver
4 12 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.55%) Jasmine
6 8 (4.04%) Grunt
7 6 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.03%) Cypress.io
7 6 (3.03%) GitLab
7 6 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.03%) webpack
8 3 (1.52%) Bower
8 3 (1.52%) Bundler
8 3 (1.52%) gulp
8 3 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.52%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.51%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.51%) Maven
10 1 (0.51%) NetBeans
General
1 64 (32.32%) Social Skills
2 38 (19.19%) Marketing
3 18 (9.09%) Finance
4 16 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.08%) Publishing
5 15 (7.58%) Banking
6 13 (6.57%) Presentation Skills
7 12 (6.06%) Back Office
7 12 (6.06%) Investment Banking
8 11 (5.56%) Telecoms
9 8 (4.04%) Public Sector
9 8 (4.04%) Retail
10 7 (3.54%) German Language
11 6 (3.03%) Advertising
11 6 (3.03%) French Language
11 6 (3.03%) Games
11 6 (3.03%) Italian Language
12 4 (2.02%) Law
13 3 (1.52%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 118 (59.60%) Designer
2 55 (27.78%) UX Designer
3 43 (21.72%) UI Designer
4 36 (18.18%) Developer
5 33 (16.67%) UI/UX Designer
6 12 (6.06%) Graphic Designer
7 11 (5.56%) Web Designer
8 10 (5.05%) Artworker
8 10 (5.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (4.55%) Marketing Manager
10 8 (4.04%) Digital Designer
10 8 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.54%) Interaction Designer
11 7 (3.54%) UI Developer
12 6 (3.03%) Marketing Automation Manager
12 6 (3.03%) Senior Designer
13 5 (2.53%) Lead Designer
14 4 (2.02%) Junior
14 4 (2.02%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (37.88%) HTML
2 56 (28.28%) CSS
3 30 (15.15%) HTML5
4 20 (10.10%) React
5 16 (8.08%) jQuery
6 14 (7.07%) CSS3
7 13 (6.57%) AngularJS
7 13 (6.57%) Node.js
8 10 (5.05%) Vue.js
9 9 (4.55%) Sass
10 6 (3.03%) Jest
10 6 (3.03%) OpenGL
10 6 (3.03%) Pixi.js
10 6 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (3.03%) WebGL
11 5 (2.53%) Redux
12 4 (2.02%) HTML5 Canvas
12 4 (2.02%) Next.js
12 4 (2.02%) RxJS
13 3 (1.52%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 97 (48.99%) User Experience
2 22 (11.11%) Social Media
3 18 (9.09%) Animation
4 14 (7.07%) Graphic Design
5 11 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (4.04%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.54%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (3.54%) Video Editing
8 6 (3.03%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.03%) Marketing Technology
8 6 (3.03%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.53%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.53%) e-Learning
9 5 (2.53%) W3C
10 4 (2.02%) Taxonomies
11 3 (1.52%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (1.52%) Photography
12 2 (1.01%) Blog
12 2 (1.01%) Learning Management System
12 2 (1.01%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.57%) Windows
1 13 (6.57%) Windows 10
2 12 (6.06%) Windows 7
2 12 (6.06%) Windows Server
2 12 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (6.06%) Windows Server 2016
2 12 (6.06%) Windows Server 2019
3 9 (4.55%) Android
4 8 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (43.43%) Wireframes
2 58 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (24.75%) Prototyping
4 31 (15.66%) User Research
5 28 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (11.62%) Project Management
7 21 (10.61%) CRM
8 20 (10.10%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 20 (10.10%) Web Development
9 19 (9.60%) Analytics
9 19 (9.60%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 16 (8.08%) B2B
10 16 (8.08%) Migration
10 16 (8.08%) Typography
11 15 (7.58%) Content Management
11 15 (7.58%) Data Migration
11 15 (7.58%) Digital Marketing
11 15 (7.58%) Scrum
11 15 (7.58%) Workflow
11 15 (7.58%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 12 (6.06%) C
2 12 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 12 (6.06%) VB
3 10 (5.05%) TypeScript
4 7 (3.54%) ES6
5 6 (3.03%) Java
6 4 (2.02%) Python
6 4 (2.02%) SQL
7 2 (1.01%) PHP
8 1 (0.51%) C#
8 1 (0.51%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) ES7
8 1 (0.51%) Go
8 1 (0.51%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.51%) Scala
8 1 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (11.62%) Degree
2 18 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 12 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (25.25%) Accessibility
2 10 (5.05%) QA
3 5 (2.53%) WCAG
4 1 (0.51%) GDPR
4 1 (0.51%) Section 508
4 1 (0.51%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 12 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (6.06%) VMware NSX
2 4 (2.02%) Docker
3 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (6.06%) Ansible
2 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 120 (60.61%) Adobe
2 19 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.57%) Oracle
4 12 (6.06%) Cisco
4 12 (6.06%) ESRI
4 12 (6.06%) Lumension
4 12 (6.06%) Sophos
4 12 (6.06%) VMware
5 11 (5.56%) Google
6 10 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (4.04%) Marketo
8 5 (2.53%) Facebook
9 4 (2.02%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.52%) Instagram
10 3 (1.52%) YouTube
11 2 (1.01%) Apple
11 2 (1.01%) Avid
11 2 (1.01%) ClickTale
11 2 (1.01%) IBM
11 2 (1.01%) Spotify