Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 442 394 352
Rank change year-on-year -48 -42 -56
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 488 524 671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.58% 0.68%
As % of the Applications category 6.18% 6.54% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 338 462
England median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £175
90th Percentile £513 £494 £488
UK median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 14
England median hourly rate £26.50 £19.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.18% -26.85% +24.14%
10th Percentile £12.05 £12.85 £18.25
90th Percentile £42.00 £30.73 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year +1.27% -26.85% +24.14%

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 7,894 8,015 8,986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.38% 8.86% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,717 4,851 5,282
England median daily rate £375 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £145 £150 £148
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +5.71% +4.48% -3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 731 625 899
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.06 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +7.46%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.25 £38.30 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.56% -3.03% +10.00%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 +13 312 £400 +3.23% 101
South East -22 68 £300 -23.08% 46
North of England -39 44 £356 +18.75% 61
Midlands -21 31 £388 +19.23% 45
North West -23 25 £350 +16.67% 34
West Midlands -5 22 £413 +33.06% 18
East of England -11 19 £300 -25.00% 29
South West -22 17 £325 - 38
Yorkshire -30 16 £375 +36.36% 23
East Midlands -7 9 £288 -11.54% 27
North East -2 3 £365 +53.68% 4
Photoshop
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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.

1 292 (59.84%) HTML
2 258 (52.87%) User Experience
3 252 (51.64%) CSS
4 211 (43.24%) JavaScript
5 202 (41.39%) Adobe
6 179 (36.68%) Adobe Illustrator
7 132 (27.05%) Wireframes
8 128 (26.23%) jQuery
9 127 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
10 126 (25.82%) HTML5
10 126 (25.82%) CSS3
11 91 (18.65%) AngularJS
12 89 (18.24%) Web Development
13 83 (17.01%) Scrum
14 81 (16.60%) Sass
14 81 (16.60%) Responsive Web Design
15 80 (16.39%) React
16 74 (15.16%) Front End Development
17 72 (14.75%) Finance
18 67 (13.73%) Git (software)
19 66 (13.52%) Java
20 65 (13.32%) InVision
21 61 (12.50%) JIRA
21 61 (12.50%) Axure RP
22 58 (11.89%) TDD
23 57 (11.68%) E-Commerce
23 57 (11.68%) WordPress
24 56 (11.48%) InDesign
25 54 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
26 53 (10.86%) Prototyping

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 57 (11.68%) WordPress
2 43 (8.81%) CMS
3 34 (6.97%) Confluence
4 28 (5.74%) Drupal
5 9 (1.84%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (1.23%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.61%) Marvel
8 3 (0.61%) Moodle
9 2 (0.41%) Apache
9 2 (0.41%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.20%) JBoss
10 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 179 (36.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 65 (13.32%) InVision
3 56 (11.48%) InDesign
4 50 (10.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 34 (6.97%) Fireworks
6 32 (6.56%) Adobe After Effects
7 26 (5.33%) GIMP
8 22 (4.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 20 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
10 18 (3.69%) Acrobat
11 14 (2.87%) Adobe Premiere
12 13 (2.66%) Maya
13 10 (2.05%) UXPin
14 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
15 7 (1.43%) OmniGraffle
16 6 (1.23%) Final Cut Pro
17 5 (1.02%) 3ds Max
17 5 (1.02%) Adobe Captivate
18 4 (0.82%) Blender
19 3 (0.61%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Magento
2 2 (0.41%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 19 (3.89%) Google Analytics
3 12 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.23%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.82%) Office 365
6 4 (0.82%) Yarn
7 3 (0.61%) GitHub
7 3 (0.61%) npm
8 2 (0.41%) SaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.20%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.07%) Internet
2 9 (1.84%) Intranet
3 5 (1.02%) SMS
4 1 (0.20%) H.323
4 1 (0.20%) WebEx
4 1 (0.20%) Wireless
4 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.92%) MySQL
2 8 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.23%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.20%) GIS
6 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 61 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 61 (12.50%) JIRA
3 40 (8.20%) Dreamweaver
3 40 (8.20%) Grunt
3 40 (8.20%) gulp
4 29 (5.94%) Karma Test Runner
5 24 (4.92%) Jasmine
6 14 (2.87%) webpack
7 11 (2.25%) Mocha
7 11 (2.25%) Selenium
8 10 (2.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 10 (2.05%) Hudson
8 10 (2.05%) Jenkins
8 10 (2.05%) Maven
8 10 (2.05%) WebDriver
9 9 (1.84%) PHPUnit
10 8 (1.64%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.43%) Subversion
12 6 (1.23%) Xcode
General
1 72 (14.75%) Finance
2 50 (10.25%) Marketing
3 46 (9.43%) Retail
4 21 (4.30%) Banking
5 17 (3.48%) Advertising
5 17 (3.48%) Games
6 10 (2.05%) Publishing
7 8 (1.64%) Legal
8 6 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.02%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.02%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.61%) Automotive
11 3 (0.61%) Law
11 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.41%) French Language
12 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.20%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 217 (44.47%) Designer
2 208 (42.62%) Developer
3 101 (20.70%) UX Designer
4 91 (18.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 74 (15.16%) UI Designer
6 55 (11.27%) UI Developer
7 41 (8.40%) JavaScript Developer
8 38 (7.79%) UI/UX Designer
9 35 (7.17%) Digital Designer
10 30 (6.15%) HTML Developer
10 30 (6.15%) Web Developer
11 26 (5.33%) HTML CSS Developer
12 22 (4.51%) Graphic Designer
12 22 (4.51%) React Developer
13 21 (4.30%) Senior Designer
14 20 (4.10%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 16 (3.28%) Drupal Developer
16 15 (3.07%) C# Developer
16 15 (3.07%) WordPress Developer
17 14 (2.87%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (59.84%) HTML
2 252 (51.64%) CSS
3 128 (26.23%) jQuery
4 126 (25.82%) CSS3
4 126 (25.82%) HTML5
5 91 (18.65%) AngularJS
6 81 (16.60%) Sass
7 80 (16.39%) React
8 43 (8.81%) LESS
9 37 (7.58%) Ajax
10 34 (6.97%) Node.js
11 28 (5.74%) XHTML
12 20 (4.10%) Angular 2
13 19 (3.89%) .NET
13 19 (3.89%) Backbone.js
13 19 (3.89%) Durandal
13 19 (3.89%) Handlebars
13 19 (3.89%) KnockoutJS
13 19 (3.89%) REST
13 19 (3.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 258 (52.87%) User Experience
2 40 (8.20%) Mobile App
3 39 (7.99%) Graphic Design
4 31 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.74%) W3C
6 25 (5.12%) Social Media
7 23 (4.71%) Animation
8 20 (4.10%) Fintech
9 17 (3.48%) Video Editing
10 16 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (2.46%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.84%) Hedge funds
13 8 (1.64%) Photography
14 6 (1.23%) e-Learning
14 6 (1.23%) Taxonomies
15 5 (1.02%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.82%) Augmented Reality
16 4 (0.82%) Blog
16 4 (0.82%) Data Structures
16 4 (0.82%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.10%) Android
2 17 (3.48%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.43%) Windows
4 6 (1.23%) Mac OS X
4 6 (1.23%) Unix
5 5 (1.02%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.61%) Linux
6 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) CentOS
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (27.05%) Wireframes
2 127 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (18.24%) Web Development
4 83 (17.01%) Scrum
5 81 (16.60%) Responsive Web Design
6 74 (15.16%) Front End Development
7 58 (11.89%) TDD
8 57 (11.68%) E-Commerce
9 54 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
10 53 (10.86%) Prototyping
11 50 (10.25%) MVC
12 40 (8.20%) Web Design
13 36 (7.38%) Analytics
14 35 (7.17%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 34 (6.97%) Information Architecture
16 33 (6.76%) Unit Testing
17 32 (6.56%) Project Management
17 32 (6.56%) Typography
18 29 (5.94%) OO
19 27 (5.53%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 211 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 66 (13.52%) Java
3 51 (10.45%) PHP
4 22 (4.51%) ES6
4 22 (4.51%) SQL
5 18 (3.69%) C#
6 6 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.23%) TypeScript
7 5 (1.02%) PHP 5
7 5 (1.02%) Python
8 4 (0.82%) C++
8 4 (0.82%) Lua
8 4 (0.82%) PHP 7
9 3 (0.61%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.61%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.41%) Ruby
11 1 (0.20%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.20%) C
11 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (9.84%) Degree
2 32 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 31 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.41%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.20%) CISA
6 1 (0.20%) CISSP
6 1 (0.20%) GIAC
6 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.46%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) WCAG
3 3 (0.61%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.41%) GDPR
5 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (5.53%) Docker
2 3 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) NFS
3 1 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (2.46%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) SCCM
3 1 (0.20%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 202 (41.39%) Adobe
2 42 (8.61%) Google
3 25 (5.12%) hybris
4 23 (4.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.84%) Apple
5 9 (1.84%) Oracle
6 7 (1.43%) Twitter
7 6 (1.23%) ClickTale
7 6 (1.23%) Facebook
8 5 (1.02%) ATG
8 5 (1.02%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.82%) IBM
9 4 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.61%) WooCommerce
10 3 (0.61%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.41%) Marketo
11 2 (0.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 2 (0.41%) Volusion
12 1 (0.20%) Cisco
12 1 (0.20%) Tandberg