Period
to 5 May 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 5 May 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
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 459 470 499
Rank change year-on-year +11 +29 -90
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 141 152 369
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Applications category 4.52% 3.64% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 106 239
10th Percentile £207 £160 £213
25th Percentile £309 £236 £311
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £355 £325 £400
Median % change year-on-year +9.23% -18.75% +14.29%
75th Percentile £525 £472 £488
90th Percentile £588 £539 £538
UK median daily rate £355 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +9.23% -18.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
10th Percentile £13.18 " £15.35
25th Percentile £15.16 " £16.47
Median hourly rate £17.90 - £21.05
75th Percentile £39.38 " £30.56
90th Percentile £44.34 " £36.08
UK median hourly rate £28.75 - £21.05

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 3,117 4,171 7,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.02% 8.69% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,857 2,485 4,242
10th Percentile £154 £146 £145
25th Percentile £255 £210 £228
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £360 £375
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +1.35%
75th Percentile £500 £484 £488
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 449 575
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.26 £10.67
25th Percentile £13.28 £13.25 £12.75
Median hourly rate £19.59 £17.50 £16.24
Median % change year-on-year +11.93% +7.76% +0.87%
75th Percentile £28.75 £22.75 £24.38
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -4 90 £400 +23.08% 21
South East +44 19 £300 +22.45% 17
North of England +47 17 £238 +5.56% 24
North West +24 9 £303 +51.25% 10
Yorkshire +32 7 £220 -12.00% 11
East of England +20 3 £513 +13.89% 2
South West +37 2 £325 - 9
Midlands +17 2 £425 +61.90% 10
West Midlands +7 2 £425 +48.47% 4
North East - 1 £413 - 3
Photoshop
UK

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 90 (63.83%) Adobe
2 80 (56.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 55 (39.01%) User Experience
4 48 (34.04%) HTML
5 41 (29.08%) Social Skills
6 40 (28.37%) Wireframes
7 34 (24.11%) CSS
8 33 (23.40%) Marketing
9 29 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (19.86%) HTML5
11 25 (17.73%) Adobe XD
12 24 (17.02%) Graphic Design
12 24 (17.02%) JavaScript
13 23 (16.31%) Adobe After Effects
13 23 (16.31%) Sketch
14 21 (14.89%) Social Media
14 21 (14.89%) Analytics
14 21 (14.89%) Security Cleared
15 19 (13.48%) Animation
16 18 (12.77%) InDesign
16 18 (12.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 17 (12.06%) Adobe Premiere
17 17 (12.06%) Windows
18 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
18 16 (11.35%) SEO
18 16 (11.35%) Degree
18 16 (11.35%) CSS3
18 16 (11.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 16 (11.35%) InVision
18 16 (11.35%) Windows 10

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 10 (7.09%) ArcGIS
2 5 (3.55%) Confluence
3 4 (2.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (2.84%) CMS
3 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.84%) WordPress
4 1 (0.71%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 80 (56.74%) Adobe Illustrator
2 25 (17.73%) Adobe XD
3 23 (16.31%) Adobe After Effects
3 23 (16.31%) Sketch
4 18 (12.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (12.77%) InDesign
5 17 (12.06%) Adobe Premiere
6 16 (11.35%) InVision
7 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (8.51%) Zeplin
9 10 (7.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 9 (6.38%) Figma
11 8 (5.67%) Adobe Captivate
12 7 (4.96%) Maya
13 6 (4.26%) CINEMA 4D
14 5 (3.55%) Final Cut Pro
15 4 (2.84%) GIMP
16 3 (2.13%) OmniGraffle
17 2 (1.42%) Blender
17 2 (1.42%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (2.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.71%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.71%) Shopify
2 1 (0.71%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 13 (9.22%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (7.09%) Google Analytics
4 6 (4.26%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (3.55%) npm
6 3 (2.13%) Google Docs
7 2 (1.42%) Azure
7 2 (1.42%) SaaS
8 1 (0.71%) AdWords
8 1 (0.71%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.71%) Google Sheets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.67%) GIS
3 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Axure RP
2 8 (5.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.67%) Jasmine
3 7 (4.96%) Cucumber
3 7 (4.96%) Cypress.io
3 7 (4.96%) GitLab
3 7 (4.96%) Grunt
3 7 (4.96%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.96%) JIRA
4 4 (2.84%) gulp
5 3 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
General
1 41 (29.08%) Social Skills
2 33 (23.40%) Marketing
3 11 (7.80%) Retail
4 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.09%) Finance
5 8 (5.67%) French Language
5 8 (5.67%) Games
6 7 (4.96%) Organisational Skills
6 7 (4.96%) Publishing
7 6 (4.26%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (3.55%) Influencing Skills
8 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.84%) Advertising
9 4 (2.84%) Multimedia
10 3 (2.13%) German Language
10 3 (2.13%) Italian Language
11 2 (1.42%) Banking
11 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.42%) Public Sector
11 2 (1.42%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 70 (49.65%) Designer
2 30 (21.28%) Developer
3 21 (14.89%) UX Designer
4 15 (10.64%) Graphic Designer
5 14 (9.93%) Senior Designer
6 13 (9.22%) UI Designer
7 10 (7.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (7.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (7.09%) UI Developer
7 10 (7.09%) UX Developer
8 9 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) UI/UX Designer
8 9 (6.38%) UI/UX Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Digital Designer
10 6 (4.26%) Creative Designer
11 5 (3.55%) Senior UX Designer
11 5 (3.55%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.84%) Lead Designer
13 3 (2.13%) Marketing Manager
13 3 (2.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (34.04%) HTML
2 34 (24.11%) CSS
3 28 (19.86%) HTML5
4 16 (11.35%) CSS3
5 13 (9.22%) jQuery
5 13 (9.22%) React
6 12 (8.51%) Material Design
7 10 (7.09%) Ajax
7 10 (7.09%) JSON
8 9 (6.38%) Vue.js
9 8 (5.67%) AngularJS
9 8 (5.67%) Node.js
10 7 (4.96%) Jest
10 7 (4.96%) OpenGL
10 7 (4.96%) Pixi.js
10 7 (4.96%) WebGL
11 6 (4.26%) Sass
12 5 (3.55%) HTML5 Canvas
12 5 (3.55%) Redux
12 5 (3.55%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (39.01%) User Experience
2 24 (17.02%) Graphic Design
3 21 (14.89%) Social Media
4 19 (13.48%) Animation
5 12 (8.51%) Mobile App
5 12 (8.51%) W3C
6 11 (7.80%) Video Editing
7 8 (5.67%) e-Learning
8 7 (4.96%) Learning Management System
8 7 (4.96%) Photography
9 5 (3.55%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (3.55%) Digital Media
10 4 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.84%) Vector Graphics
11 3 (2.13%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.13%) Marketing Technology
12 2 (1.42%) Blog
12 2 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (1.42%) Motion Graphics
12 2 (1.42%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.06%) Windows
2 16 (11.35%) Windows 10
3 14 (9.93%) Android
3 14 (9.93%) Apple iOS
4 10 (7.09%) Windows 7
4 10 (7.09%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2016
4 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.37%) Wireframes
2 29 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (14.89%) Analytics
4 16 (11.35%) SEO
5 15 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (9.93%) Web Design
7 13 (9.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (8.51%) User Stories
9 11 (7.80%) Project Management
9 11 (7.80%) Scrum
10 10 (7.09%) A/B Testing
10 10 (7.09%) Customer Journey Map
10 10 (7.09%) ITIL
10 10 (7.09%) Systems Engineering
11 9 (6.38%) Acceptance Criteria
11 9 (6.38%) Backlog Management
11 9 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (6.38%) Migration
11 9 (6.38%) Service Design
11 9 (6.38%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.02%) JavaScript
2 10 (7.09%) Java
2 10 (7.09%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.09%) VB
3 8 (5.67%) C
4 7 (4.96%) ES6
4 7 (4.96%) TypeScript
5 4 (2.84%) PHP
6 2 (1.42%) C#
7 1 (0.71%) Python
7 1 (0.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.35%) Degree
3 9 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.67%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) WCAG
2 2 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.09%) Active Directory
1 10 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (6.38%) Ansible
2 1 (0.71%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 90 (63.83%) Adobe
2 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.64%) Google
4 10 (7.09%) ESRI
4 10 (7.09%) Lumension
4 10 (7.09%) Oracle
4 10 (7.09%) Sophos
4 10 (7.09%) VMware
5 9 (6.38%) Cisco
5 9 (6.38%) Optimizely
6 5 (3.55%) Facebook
6 5 (3.55%) Marketo
6 5 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.84%) Twitter
7 4 (2.84%) YouTube
8 3 (2.13%) Instagram
9 2 (1.42%) Apple
9 2 (1.42%) Brandwatch
9 2 (1.42%) Hootsuite
10 1 (0.71%) Remedy