Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 350 320
Rank change year-on-year -42 -30 -82
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 492 687 750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.68% 0.73%
As % of the Applications category 6.36% 7.23% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 471 431
England median daily rate £363 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +3.17% +0.80%
10th Percentile £207 £180 £155
90th Percentile £511 £475 £438
UK median daily rate £363 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +11.54% +3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 34
England median hourly rate £16.00 £26.25 £19.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.05% +34.56% -5.99%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.06 £9.30
90th Percentile £104.50 £31.45 £42.13
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £26.25 £19.02
% change year-on-year -39.05% +38.05% -9.45%

Photoshop is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7730 9498 11200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.83% 9.36% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4543 5723 6372
England median daily rate £360 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £150 £155 £154
90th Percentile £550 £530 £538
UK median daily rate £350 £342 £338
% change year-on-year +2.34% +1.33% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 685 806 1083
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £35.00
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -71 259 £400 +23.08% 48
South East +62 104 £330 +10.00% 24
North of England +67 69 £294 -8.20% 18
North West +29 40 £300 +9.09% 9
Yorkshire +40 27 £275 -15.38% 9
East of England -27 27 £343 +5.38% 12
South West -5 17 £318 +4.44% 9
Midlands -22 14 £363 +11.54% 13
West Midlands +2 11 £363 +11.54% 8
East Midlands -16 3 £338 -10.00% 5
North East +44 2 £269 -24.56%
Photoshop
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 338 (68.70%) HTML
2 315 (64.02%) CSS
3 246 (50.00%) User Experience
4 237 (48.17%) JavaScript
5 212 (43.09%) Adobe
6 211 (42.89%) Adobe Illustrator
7 176 (35.77%) HTML5
8 169 (34.35%) CSS3
8 169 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
9 157 (31.91%) Wireframes
10 132 (26.83%) jQuery
11 130 (26.42%) Front End Development
12 109 (22.15%) AngularJS
13 102 (20.73%) Web Development
14 92 (18.70%) Sass
15 86 (17.48%) Responsive Web Design
16 83 (16.87%) Git (software)
16 83 (16.87%) Prototyping
17 81 (16.46%) Marketing
18 70 (14.23%) Axure RP
19 69 (14.02%) React
20 64 (13.01%) Degree
20 64 (13.01%) Finance
21 60 (12.20%) Web Design
22 57 (11.59%) Scrum
22 57 (11.59%) TDD
23 52 (10.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
24 51 (10.37%) Grunt
25 48 (9.76%) Dreamweaver
26 46 (9.35%) MVC

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 46 (9.35%) CMS
2 30 (6.10%) WordPress
3 17 (3.46%) Confluence
4 13 (2.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (1.63%) Drupal
6 6 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.81%) Apache
7 4 (0.81%) Marvel
8 3 (0.61%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.61%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.61%) Magnolia
8 3 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.41%) nginx
9 2 (0.41%) SAS
10 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.20%) Moodle
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 211 (42.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 52 (10.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 42 (8.54%) InVision
4 37 (7.52%) InDesign
5 33 (6.71%) Adobe After Effects
6 25 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
7 21 (4.27%) MS Visio
8 19 (3.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 18 (3.66%) OmniGraffle
10 13 (2.64%) UXPin
11 12 (2.44%) Fireworks
11 12 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (1.63%) 3ds Max
12 8 (1.63%) Acrobat
12 8 (1.63%) Adobe Premiere
13 6 (1.22%) CINEMA 4D
13 6 (1.22%) GIMP
13 6 (1.22%) ImageReady
13 6 (1.22%) Maya
14 5 (1.02%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 9 (1.83%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (1.22%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.61%) FastStats
3 3 (0.61%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 2 (0.41%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.20%) Shopify
5 1 (0.20%) Unica
5 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 17 (3.46%) Google Analytics
3 12 (2.44%) Adobe Analytics
4 10 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.83%) GitHub
6 4 (0.81%) Slack
6 4 (0.81%) Trello
7 3 (0.61%) Google Drive
7 3 (0.61%) Responsys
7 3 (0.61%) SaaS
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.41%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.41%) Google Play
8 2 (0.41%) Route 53
9 1 (0.20%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.20%) Firebase
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.61%) MVNO
1 3 (0.61%) SMS
2 2 (0.41%) DHCP
2 2 (0.41%) DNS
2 2 (0.41%) Intranet
2 2 (0.41%) LAN
2 2 (0.41%) Skype
2 2 (0.41%) VoIP
2 2 (0.41%) WAN
2 2 (0.41%) WebEx
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.27%) Oracle Database
2 15 (3.05%) MySQL
3 5 (1.02%) Big Data
3 5 (1.02%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.81%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.41%) HBase
5 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.20%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.20%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 83 (16.87%) Git (software)
2 70 (14.23%) Axure RP
3 51 (10.37%) Grunt
4 48 (9.76%) Dreamweaver
5 40 (8.13%) Jasmine
6 39 (7.93%) gulp
7 38 (7.72%) Subversion
8 33 (6.71%) JIRA
9 24 (4.88%) Karma Test Runner
10 23 (4.67%) Mocha
11 22 (4.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 12 (2.44%) webpack
13 10 (2.03%) Mercurial
13 10 (2.03%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.22%) Sinon.JS
15 5 (1.02%) Bower
15 5 (1.02%) Jenkins
16 4 (0.81%) IntelliJ
16 4 (0.81%) PhantomJS
16 4 (0.81%) WebStorm
General
1 81 (16.46%) Marketing
2 64 (13.01%) Finance
3 25 (5.08%) Publishing
4 24 (4.88%) Retail
5 21 (4.27%) Games
6 18 (3.66%) Banking
7 11 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.22%) Advertising
9 6 (1.22%) German Language
10 5 (1.02%) Electronics
10 5 (1.02%) French Language
10 5 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.02%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.81%) Interactive Media
11 4 (0.81%) Russian Language
12 3 (0.61%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.61%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.61%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 215 (43.70%) Designer
2 211 (42.89%) Developer
3 139 (28.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 99 (20.12%) UX Designer
5 72 (14.63%) UI Designer
6 62 (12.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 51 (10.37%) Web Developer
8 46 (9.35%) HTML Developer
9 41 (8.33%) UI/UX Designer
10 35 (7.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 35 (7.11%) HTML CSS Developer
11 33 (6.71%) UI Developer
12 26 (5.28%) Senior Designer
13 22 (4.47%) Digital Designer
13 22 (4.47%) Web Designer
14 21 (4.27%) Graphic Designer
15 20 (4.07%) Junior
16 14 (2.85%) Angular Developer
17 12 (2.44%) PHP Developer
18 11 (2.24%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (68.70%) HTML
2 315 (64.02%) CSS
3 176 (35.77%) HTML5
4 169 (34.35%) CSS3
5 132 (26.83%) jQuery
6 109 (22.15%) AngularJS
7 92 (18.70%) Sass
8 69 (14.02%) React
9 46 (9.35%) Ajax
10 43 (8.74%) Node.js
11 41 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 27 (5.49%) Flash
12 27 (5.49%) LESS
13 20 (4.07%) Django
14 15 (3.05%) REST
14 15 (3.05%) XHTML
15 14 (2.85%) Web Services
16 12 (2.44%) .NET
17 11 (2.24%) KnockoutJS
18 10 (2.03%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 246 (50.00%) User Experience
2 42 (8.54%) Graphic Design
3 35 (7.11%) Mobile App
4 31 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (3.46%) W3C
6 14 (2.85%) Motion Graphics
7 13 (2.64%) Animation
8 11 (2.24%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.83%) Social Media
10 6 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.02%) Derivative
11 5 (1.02%) Interactive TV
12 4 (0.81%) iPhone
12 4 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.81%) Video Editing
12 4 (0.81%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.61%) Fintech
13 3 (0.61%) iPad
13 3 (0.61%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.88%) Android
1 24 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 23 (4.67%) Unix
3 13 (2.64%) Linux
4 7 (1.42%) Mac OS X
4 7 (1.42%) Windows
5 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.61%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.41%) CentOS
7 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (31.91%) Wireframes
3 130 (26.42%) Front End Development
4 102 (20.73%) Web Development
5 86 (17.48%) Responsive Web Design
6 83 (16.87%) Prototyping
7 60 (12.20%) Web Design
8 57 (11.59%) Scrum
8 57 (11.59%) TDD
9 46 (9.35%) MVC
10 39 (7.93%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 38 (7.72%) Analytics
11 38 (7.72%) Mobile First
11 38 (7.72%) Typography
12 29 (5.89%) E-Commerce
13 26 (5.28%) Information Architecture
14 22 (4.47%) Usability Testing
15 20 (4.07%) Content Management
15 20 (4.07%) Rapid Prototyping
16 19 (3.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 237 (48.17%) JavaScript
2 40 (8.13%) PHP
3 37 (7.52%) Python
4 28 (5.69%) Java
5 12 (2.44%) ECMAScript
6 9 (1.83%) C#
7 7 (1.42%) TypeScript
8 6 (1.22%) ES6
9 5 (1.02%) SQL
10 4 (0.81%) ActionScript
10 4 (0.81%) Dart
10 4 (0.81%) Perl
10 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.41%) C
11 2 (0.41%) C++
11 2 (0.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.20%) R
12 1 (0.20%) VB
12 1 (0.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 64 (13.01%) Degree
2 14 (2.85%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.61%) ISEB
6 2 (0.41%) MBA
7 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.20%) HNC
7 1 (0.20%) HND
7 1 (0.20%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.63%) QA
2 4 (0.81%) WAI
2 4 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.41%) NFS
2 2 (0.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (0.81%) cPanel
2 3 (0.61%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.41%) Nagios
3 2 (0.41%) SCCM
4 1 (0.20%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 212 (43.09%) Adobe
2 34 (6.91%) Oracle
3 23 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 21 (4.27%) Google
5 9 (1.83%) ClickTale
6 6 (1.22%) IBM
7 5 (1.02%) Apple
7 5 (1.02%) SAP
8 3 (0.61%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.61%) Autodesk
8 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.61%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.41%) ATG
9 2 (0.41%) BMC
9 2 (0.41%) DoubleClick
9 2 (0.41%) MobileIron
9 2 (0.41%) Optimizely
9 2 (0.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.41%) Tableau
9 2 (0.41%) Zend
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