Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 428 488 389
Rank change year-on-year +60 -99 -16
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 303 401 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.44% 0.63%
As % of the Applications category 5.24% 5.26% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 225 379
England median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £150 £211 £185
90th Percentile £488 £520 £489
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 40
England median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +77.22% -21.00%
10th Percentile £16.60 £12.52 £11.93
90th Percentile £35.94 £62.50 £29.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -24.53% +35.90% -22.00%

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 5,786 7,619 8,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.72% 8.41% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,367 4,476 5,072
England median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £140 £148 £143
90th Percentile £550 £556 £575
UK median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 688 671
England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.20 £40.54 £34.50
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in England

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in England

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in England

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in England

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor 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 21 January 2020. 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 +15 156 £375 -6.25% 69
South East +43 44 £238 -36.67% 28
South West +27 31 £325 - 17
Midlands +52 27 £475 +26.67% 18
North of England +40 25 £363 +3.57% 34
West Midlands +50 20 £481 +28.33% 8
East of England +31 14 £400 +18.52% 21
Yorkshire +47 13 £425 - 9
North West +5 12 £288 -17.86% 20
East Midlands +27 7 £375 - 10
Photoshop
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 England region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 166 (54.79%) HTML
2 164 (54.13%) User Experience
3 149 (49.17%) CSS
4 144 (47.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 127 (41.91%) Adobe
6 105 (34.65%) Wireframes
7 99 (32.67%) Sketch
8 94 (31.02%) JavaScript
9 93 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (28.38%) HTML5
11 59 (19.47%) Java
12 55 (18.15%) Sass
13 53 (17.49%) CSS3
14 52 (17.16%) Front End Development
14 52 (17.16%) InDesign
15 49 (16.17%) InVision
15 49 (16.17%) AngularJS
16 48 (15.84%) Marketing
17 47 (15.51%) CMS
18 35 (11.55%) JIRA
19 34 (11.22%) Graphic Design
20 33 (10.89%) Git (software)
20 33 (10.89%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
21 32 (10.56%) E-Commerce
22 31 (10.23%) Prototyping
23 30 (9.90%) Axure RP
23 30 (9.90%) Finance
24 29 (9.57%) React
24 29 (9.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
24 29 (9.57%) Analytics

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 47 (15.51%) CMS
2 20 (6.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 18 (5.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 14 (4.62%) WebSphere
5 13 (4.29%) Drupal
6 11 (3.63%) Confluence
6 11 (3.63%) WordPress
7 6 (1.98%) Mendix
8 5 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.32%) Jadu
9 4 (1.32%) Kentico
9 4 (1.32%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.99%) IIS
11 1 (0.33%) Apache
11 1 (0.33%) CoreMedia CMS
11 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 144 (47.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 99 (32.67%) Sketch
3 52 (17.16%) InDesign
4 49 (16.17%) InVision
5 29 (9.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 28 (9.24%) Adobe XD
7 22 (7.26%) Adobe After Effects
8 15 (4.95%) GIMP
9 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
9 13 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 11 (3.63%) 3ds Max
10 11 (3.63%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (2.97%) Adobe Premiere
12 8 (2.64%) SketchUp
13 5 (1.65%) Zeplin
14 4 (1.32%) Acrobat
14 4 (1.32%) CINEMA 4D
14 4 (1.32%) Mozilla Thunderbird
14 4 (1.32%) OmniGraffle
15 3 (0.99%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (5.61%) Magento
2 14 (4.62%) Shopify
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 10 (3.30%) Google Analytics
3 8 (2.64%) SaaS
4 7 (2.31%) Azure
5 4 (1.32%) GitHub
5 4 (1.32%) Google Docs
6 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.99%) AWS
6 3 (0.99%) Office 365
6 3 (0.99%) Route 53
6 3 (0.99%) Slack
7 2 (0.66%) npm
7 2 (0.66%) Yarn
8 1 (0.33%) Asana
8 1 (0.33%) Google Sheets
8 1 (0.33%) Heroku
8 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.32%) VLAN
2 3 (0.99%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (0.99%) Skype
3 2 (0.66%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.66%) MySQL
2 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (11.55%) JIRA
2 33 (10.89%) Git (software)
3 30 (9.90%) Axure RP
4 25 (8.25%) Grunt
5 19 (6.27%) gulp
6 13 (4.29%) Dreamweaver
6 13 (4.29%) webpack
7 12 (3.96%) Jasmine
7 12 (3.96%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (3.30%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.99%) CircleCI
10 3 (0.99%) Gradle
10 3 (0.99%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.99%) Subversion
11 2 (0.66%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.66%) git-flow
11 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.33%) FrontPage
12 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (15.84%) Marketing
2 30 (9.90%) Finance
3 27 (8.91%) Retail
4 17 (5.61%) Public Sector
5 16 (5.28%) Games
5 16 (5.28%) Publishing
6 9 (2.97%) Advertising
6 9 (2.97%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.98%) Legal
7 6 (1.98%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.65%) Brand Awareness
8 5 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.65%) Police
9 4 (1.32%) Banking
9 4 (1.32%) Electronics
9 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 136 (44.88%) Designer
2 82 (27.06%) Developer
3 66 (21.78%) UX Designer
4 42 (13.86%) UI Designer
5 41 (13.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 32 (10.56%) UI/UX Designer
7 24 (7.92%) UI Developer
8 18 (5.94%) Digital Designer
8 18 (5.94%) Senior Designer
9 16 (5.28%) Graphic Designer
10 13 (4.29%) React Developer
11 11 (3.63%) HTML Developer
11 11 (3.63%) Senior UX Designer
11 11 (3.63%) Visual Designer
12 10 (3.30%) Angular Developer
13 9 (2.97%) Artworker
13 9 (2.97%) Web Developer
14 8 (2.64%) Analyst
14 8 (2.64%) Consultant
14 8 (2.64%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (54.79%) HTML
2 149 (49.17%) CSS
3 86 (28.38%) HTML5
4 55 (18.15%) Sass
5 53 (17.49%) CSS3
6 49 (16.17%) AngularJS
7 29 (9.57%) React
8 28 (9.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 27 (8.91%) jQuery
10 25 (8.25%) Node.js
11 21 (6.93%) Semantic HTML
12 19 (6.27%) LESS
13 17 (5.61%) Angular 2
14 16 (5.28%) Vue.js
15 15 (4.95%) REST
16 12 (3.96%) JSON
16 12 (3.96%) XHTML
17 11 (3.63%) RESTful
18 10 (3.30%) JSTL
18 10 (3.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 164 (54.13%) User Experience
2 34 (11.22%) Graphic Design
3 19 (6.27%) W3C
4 17 (5.61%) Animation
5 16 (5.28%) Mobile App
6 15 (4.95%) Social Media
7 11 (3.63%) e-Learning
7 11 (3.63%) Learning Management System
7 11 (3.63%) Motion Graphics
8 10 (3.30%) NHS
9 8 (2.64%) iPad
9 8 (2.64%) Video Editing
10 7 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (1.65%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.65%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (1.32%) Photography
14 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.30%) Windows
2 7 (2.31%) Android
2 7 (2.31%) Apple iOS
2 7 (2.31%) Windows 10
3 5 (1.65%) Mac OS
4 4 (1.32%) Linux
5 3 (0.99%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (34.65%) Wireframes
2 93 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (17.16%) Front End Development
4 33 (10.89%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 32 (10.56%) E-Commerce
6 31 (10.23%) Prototyping
7 29 (9.57%) Analytics
8 28 (9.24%) Web Development
9 27 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (8.58%) Mobile First
11 25 (8.25%) Project Management
12 24 (7.92%) Information Architecture
12 24 (7.92%) Scrum
13 23 (7.59%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 19 (6.27%) Content Management
14 19 (6.27%) SEO
15 16 (5.28%) Collaborative Working
15 16 (5.28%) Instructional Design
16 15 (4.95%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (4.95%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 94 (31.02%) JavaScript
2 59 (19.47%) Java
3 23 (7.59%) PHP
4 22 (7.26%) TypeScript
5 12 (3.96%) ES6
6 6 (1.98%) C#
7 5 (1.65%) Python
8 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.66%) ES7
9 2 (0.66%) SQL
10 1 (0.33%) Ruby
10 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (4.62%) Degree
2 13 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.93%) QA
2 17 (5.61%) WCAG
3 4 (1.32%) GDPR
3 4 (1.32%) PMO
4 3 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.96%) Docker
2 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.98%) TeamSite
2 4 (1.32%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.33%) Rancher
4 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 127 (41.91%) Adobe
2 27 (8.91%) Google
3 18 (5.94%) Sitecore
4 14 (4.62%) hybris
4 14 (4.62%) IBM
4 14 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (2.97%) Apple
5 9 (2.97%) Twitter
6 8 (2.64%) Facebook
7 7 (2.31%) Cisco
7 7 (2.31%) SAP
8 6 (1.98%) Hotjar
8 6 (1.98%) Yahoo!
9 5 (1.65%) Autodesk
10 3 (0.99%) Arri
10 3 (0.99%) Canon
10 3 (0.99%) F5
10 3 (0.99%) Panasonic
10 3 (0.99%) Selligent
10 3 (0.99%) Sony