Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 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
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 391 358 297
Rank change year-on-year -33 -61 -52
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 578 623 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.65% 0.83%
As % of the Applications category 6.91% 7.06% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 424 607
England median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £192 £182 £183
90th Percentile £489 £500 £461
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 13 37
England median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +18.18% +8.64%
10th Percentile £12.00 £15.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £30.60 £42.50 £47.13
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% +18.18% +8.64%

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 8364 8823 10645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.80% 9.21% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5177 5175 6288
England median daily rate £351 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.14% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £145 £150 £155
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 863 1023
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £10.12 £10.25 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.50 £35.95
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £15.82 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.99% +5.43% -

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 -55 310 £375 +7.14% 61
South East -5 105 £395 +21.54% 23
North of England +75 72 £300 -14.29% 29
North West +33 41 £300 +50.00% 19
Midlands -18 37 £325 -18.75% 26
South West +25 31 £315 -3.08% 10
Yorkshire +29 29 £275 -26.67% 10
West Midlands +11 26 £325 -18.75% 15
East of England -17 22 £325 - 10
East Midlands -16 11 £325 -23.53% 11
North East +56 2 £175 -54.84%
Photoshop
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 England region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 313 (54.15%) HTML
2 287 (49.65%) CSS
3 280 (48.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 278 (48.10%) User Experience
5 233 (40.31%) Adobe
6 205 (35.47%) JavaScript
7 171 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
8 143 (24.74%) HTML5
9 137 (23.70%) Wireframes
10 130 (22.49%) CSS3
11 117 (20.24%) Front End Development
12 113 (19.55%) jQuery
13 112 (19.38%) Finance
14 106 (18.34%) Responsive Web Design
15 104 (17.99%) Marketing
16 88 (15.22%) InVision
17 83 (14.36%) CMS
18 75 (12.98%) Axure RP
18 75 (12.98%) Mobile App
19 73 (12.63%) Sass
19 73 (12.63%) Web Development
20 72 (12.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 71 (12.28%) Prototyping
22 68 (11.76%) AngularJS
23 67 (11.59%) Web Design
24 64 (11.07%) Git (software)
25 61 (10.55%) E-Commerce
26 60 (10.38%) PHP
27 55 (9.52%) Analytics
28 54 (9.34%) InDesign

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 83 (14.36%) CMS
2 40 (6.92%) WordPress
3 30 (5.19%) Drupal
4 15 (2.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 15 (2.60%) Marvel
5 14 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.25%) Apache
7 7 (1.21%) Confluence
8 6 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.87%) nginx
10 3 (0.52%) Moodle
10 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.35%) JBoss
11 2 (0.35%) Kentico
11 2 (0.35%) SAS
11 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
Applications
1 280 (48.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 88 (15.22%) InVision
3 72 (12.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 54 (9.34%) InDesign
5 39 (6.75%) Adobe After Effects
6 36 (6.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 28 (4.84%) Adobe Premiere
7 28 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
8 20 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
9 15 (2.60%) Flinto
9 15 (2.60%) GIMP
10 13 (2.25%) Maya
11 12 (2.08%) 3ds Max
11 12 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
12 10 (1.73%) UXPin
13 9 (1.56%) Houdini
13 9 (1.56%) NUKE
13 9 (1.56%) ZBrush
14 8 (1.38%) Fireworks
14 8 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.56%) Magento
2 6 (1.04%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.87%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.17%) Shopify
5 1 (0.17%) Unica
5 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.33%) Google Analytics
2 18 (3.11%) GitHub
3 16 (2.77%) Slack
4 15 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 13 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (2.25%) SaaS
6 12 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.69%) Office 365
9 3 (0.52%) npm
9 3 (0.52%) Trello
10 2 (0.35%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.35%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.17%) AdWords
11 1 (0.17%) Algolia
11 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.17%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.73%) SMS
2 8 (1.38%) LAN
2 8 (1.38%) WAN
3 4 (0.69%) Internet
3 4 (0.69%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.29%) MySQL
2 7 (1.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.17%) DB2
4 1 (0.17%) Endeca
4 1 (0.17%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.17%) MonetDB
4 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.17%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.17%) Power BI
4 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 75 (12.98%) Axure RP
2 64 (11.07%) Git (software)
3 44 (7.61%) JIRA
4 40 (6.92%) Dreamweaver
5 31 (5.36%) Grunt
5 31 (5.36%) gulp
6 18 (3.11%) Subversion
7 15 (2.60%) Jasmine
8 14 (2.42%) webpack
9 11 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (1.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 10 (1.73%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (1.38%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.38%) Mocha
12 6 (1.04%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.87%) Jenkins
14 4 (0.69%) Selenium
15 3 (0.52%) Sinon.JS
16 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 112 (19.38%) Finance
2 104 (17.99%) Marketing
3 38 (6.57%) Banking
4 36 (6.23%) Retail
5 23 (3.98%) Games
6 20 (3.46%) Publishing
7 11 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.73%) Multimedia
9 9 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.38%) Advertising
10 8 (1.38%) German Language
11 4 (0.69%) Electronics
11 4 (0.69%) French Language
11 4 (0.69%) Interactive Media
11 4 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.69%) Russian Language
11 4 (0.69%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.52%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.52%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.52%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 260 (44.98%) Designer
2 183 (31.66%) Developer
3 111 (19.20%) UX Designer
4 97 (16.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 80 (13.84%) UI Designer
6 46 (7.96%) Digital Designer
7 40 (6.92%) UI/UX Designer
8 34 (5.88%) HTML Developer
8 34 (5.88%) Visual Designer
8 34 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 30 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
10 25 (4.33%) UI Developer
11 24 (4.15%) HTML CSS Developer
12 21 (3.63%) Mobile Designer
12 21 (3.63%) Web Designer
13 20 (3.46%) Graphic Designer
14 19 (3.29%) Senior Designer
15 18 (3.11%) PHP Developer
16 17 (2.94%) Administrator
16 17 (2.94%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (54.15%) HTML
2 287 (49.65%) CSS
3 143 (24.74%) HTML5
4 130 (22.49%) CSS3
5 113 (19.55%) jQuery
6 73 (12.63%) Sass
7 68 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 51 (8.82%) React
9 47 (8.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 40 (6.92%) LESS
11 29 (5.02%) Node.js
12 19 (3.29%) Flash
13 18 (3.11%) Ajax
14 17 (2.94%) Material Design
15 16 (2.77%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (2.25%) .NET
17 12 (2.08%) Vue (Vue.js)
18 11 (1.90%) Backbone.js
18 11 (1.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
19 10 (1.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 278 (48.10%) User Experience
2 75 (12.98%) Mobile App
3 42 (7.27%) Animation
4 40 (6.92%) Graphic Design
5 39 (6.75%) Social Media
6 29 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (2.94%) Video Editing
9 15 (2.60%) Fintech
10 14 (2.42%) Motion Graphics
10 14 (2.42%) Photography
11 11 (1.90%) W3C
12 10 (1.73%) 3D Graphics
13 9 (1.56%) Blog
13 9 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.38%) e-Learning
15 7 (1.21%) Replication
15 7 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
16 5 (0.87%) Computer Science
16 5 (0.87%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 34 (5.88%) Android
3 20 (3.46%) Linux
4 18 (3.11%) Windows
5 9 (1.56%) CentOS
5 9 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.56%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.04%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.35%) Unix
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (23.70%) Wireframes
3 117 (20.24%) Front End Development
4 106 (18.34%) Responsive Web Design
5 73 (12.63%) Web Development
6 71 (12.28%) Prototyping
7 67 (11.59%) Web Design
8 61 (10.55%) E-Commerce
9 55 (9.52%) Analytics
10 50 (8.65%) SEO
11 49 (8.48%) Content Management
12 45 (7.79%) Scrum
13 41 (7.09%) Typography
14 35 (6.06%) Information Architecture
14 35 (6.06%) Visualisation
15 25 (4.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 24 (4.15%) UX Design
17 23 (3.98%) Infographics
18 22 (3.81%) Project Management
19 21 (3.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (35.47%) JavaScript
2 60 (10.38%) PHP
3 21 (3.63%) Python
4 16 (2.77%) Java
5 11 (1.90%) C#
6 8 (1.38%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.38%) SQL
7 7 (1.21%) TypeScript
8 6 (1.04%) ECMAScript
8 6 (1.04%) Perl
9 4 (0.69%) ActionScript
9 4 (0.69%) ES6
10 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.35%) C-shell
10 2 (0.35%) Dart
10 2 (0.35%) Groovy
10 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.35%) XPath
11 1 (0.17%) C++
11 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (8.13%) Degree
2 8 (1.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.35%) MBA
5 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.08%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) WAI
2 3 (0.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.56%) NFS
2 9 (1.56%) Samba
3 3 (0.52%) Docker
4 2 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 233 (40.31%) Adobe
2 30 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.29%) Google
4 14 (2.42%) Oracle
5 13 (2.25%) Facebook
6 12 (2.08%) Twitter
7 10 (1.73%) Optimizely
8 9 (1.56%) ClickTale
8 9 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.38%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.87%) hybris
12 4 (0.69%) Hotjar
12 4 (0.69%) Zend
13 3 (0.52%) Apple
13 3 (0.52%) ATG
13 3 (0.52%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.52%) WooCommerce
14 2 (0.35%) Coremetrics
14 2 (0.35%) FatWire