Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 435 447 409
Rank change year-on-year +12 -38 -54
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 371 477 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.50% 0.58%
As % of the Applications category 5.67% 5.93% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 295 347
England median daily rate £351 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.40% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £165 £201 £210
90th Percentile £500 £513 £499
UK median daily rate £358 £375 £361
% change year-on-year -4.53% +3.81% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 22
England median hourly rate £24.00 £30.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +55.70% -26.85%
10th Percentile £7.00 £11.97 £12.85
90th Percentile £45.54 £42.88 £30.73
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year -4.00% +26.58% -26.85%

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 6,539 8,041 8,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.46% 8.51% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,853 4,813 5,038
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +6.62%
10th Percentile £150 £148 £150
90th Percentile £575 £561 £563
UK median daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year +0.54% +6.57% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 612 736 633
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.13 £37.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -3.03%

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019. 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 +3 214 £375 -6.25% 60
South East +29 46 £274 -21.79% 48
Midlands +68 44 £475 +22.58% 26
West Midlands +47 36 £475 +15.15% 14
South West +4 27 £325 - 11
North of England +7 22 £425 +19.30% 35
East of England +24 17 £425 +41.67% 13
Yorkshire +28 15 £425 +13.33% 12
East Midlands +31 8 £275 -4.35% 12
North West +4 7 - - 21
Photoshop
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 202 (54.45%) User Experience
2 190 (51.21%) HTML
3 179 (48.25%) CSS
4 172 (46.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 143 (38.54%) Adobe
6 121 (32.61%) JavaScript
7 120 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
8 119 (32.08%) Wireframes
9 113 (30.46%) Sketch
10 98 (26.42%) HTML5
11 81 (21.83%) Sass
12 68 (18.33%) Java
12 68 (18.33%) CSS3
13 67 (18.06%) AngularJS
14 58 (15.63%) Marketing
15 51 (13.75%) InDesign
15 51 (13.75%) Finance
16 49 (13.21%) CMS
17 47 (12.67%) InVision
18 44 (11.86%) Front End Development
18 44 (11.86%) Git (software)
19 43 (11.59%) Graphic Design
19 43 (11.59%) Retail
19 43 (11.59%) React
20 42 (11.32%) Prototyping
20 42 (11.32%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
20 42 (11.32%) JIRA
21 40 (10.78%) jQuery
21 40 (10.78%) Web Development
21 40 (10.78%) LESS

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 49 (13.21%) CMS
2 18 (4.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 18 (4.85%) WordPress
3 16 (4.31%) Confluence
3 16 (4.31%) Drupal
4 12 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.43%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.08%) Jadu
7 3 (0.81%) IIS
7 3 (0.81%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.54%) Kentico
9 1 (0.27%) Apache
9 1 (0.27%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.27%) Moodle
Applications
1 172 (46.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 113 (30.46%) Sketch
3 51 (13.75%) InDesign
4 47 (12.67%) InVision
5 34 (9.16%) Adobe XD
6 30 (8.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 28 (7.55%) GIMP
8 23 (6.20%) Adobe After Effects
9 14 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 13 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (3.50%) Zeplin
11 12 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (2.43%) Adobe Premiere
13 8 (2.16%) 3ds Max
14 6 (1.62%) PTC Creo
15 5 (1.35%) Figma
15 5 (1.35%) Lectora
15 5 (1.35%) SketchUp
16 4 (1.08%) Mozilla Thunderbird
16 4 (1.08%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 11 (2.96%) Magento
2 9 (2.43%) Shopify
3 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.93%) Google Analytics
2 21 (5.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 12 (3.23%) Azure
4 10 (2.70%) SaaS
5 7 (1.89%) GitHub
6 6 (1.62%) Office 365
7 4 (1.08%) Google Docs
8 3 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.81%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.81%) AWS
8 3 (0.81%) Heroku
8 3 (0.81%) Route 53
8 3 (0.81%) Slack
9 2 (0.54%) GCP
9 2 (0.54%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.27%) Asana
10 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.35%) Internet
2 3 (0.81%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (0.81%) Skype
2 3 (0.81%) VLAN
3 1 (0.27%) SMS
3 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.43%) MySQL
2 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 42 (11.32%) JIRA
3 40 (10.78%) Axure RP
4 22 (5.93%) Grunt
4 22 (5.93%) webpack
5 20 (5.39%) gulp
6 12 (3.23%) Jasmine
6 12 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (2.96%) Vagrant
8 9 (2.43%) Dreamweaver
9 8 (2.16%) Subversion
9 8 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (1.89%) GitLab
11 5 (1.35%) Balsamiq
12 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.81%) CircleCI
13 3 (0.81%) FrontPage
14 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
14 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 58 (15.63%) Marketing
2 51 (13.75%) Finance
3 43 (11.59%) Retail
4 18 (4.85%) Games
5 15 (4.04%) Publishing
6 12 (3.23%) Public Sector
7 8 (2.16%) Advertising
7 8 (2.16%) Banking
7 8 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.89%) Legal
8 7 (1.89%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.89%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.35%) Police
11 4 (1.08%) Electronics
12 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.54%) Local Government
14 1 (0.27%) French Language
14 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 162 (43.67%) Designer
2 106 (28.57%) Developer
3 81 (21.83%) UX Designer
4 49 (13.21%) UI Designer
5 41 (11.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 34 (9.16%) UI Developer
7 31 (8.36%) UI/UX Designer
8 24 (6.47%) Angular Developer
9 23 (6.20%) Senior Designer
10 22 (5.93%) Digital Designer
10 22 (5.93%) HTML Developer
11 18 (4.85%) HTML CSS Developer
12 16 (4.31%) React Developer
13 15 (4.04%) Graphic Designer
13 15 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (3.50%) Senior UX Designer
14 13 (3.50%) Visual Designer
15 12 (3.23%) Java Developer
16 10 (2.70%) 3D Artist
16 10 (2.70%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (51.21%) HTML
2 179 (48.25%) CSS
3 98 (26.42%) HTML5
4 81 (21.83%) Sass
5 68 (18.33%) CSS3
6 67 (18.06%) AngularJS
7 43 (11.59%) React
8 40 (10.78%) jQuery
8 40 (10.78%) LESS
9 33 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 26 (7.01%) Angular 2
11 22 (5.93%) Node.js
12 21 (5.66%) Semantic HTML
13 19 (5.12%) Ajax
14 17 (4.58%) Backbone.js
14 17 (4.58%) JSON
15 15 (4.04%) REST
15 15 (4.04%) Vue.js
16 12 (3.23%) Durandal
16 12 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 202 (54.45%) User Experience
2 43 (11.59%) Graphic Design
3 19 (5.12%) Animation
4 18 (4.85%) Social Media
5 14 (3.77%) e-Learning
6 13 (3.50%) Learning Management System
7 12 (3.23%) iPad
7 12 (3.23%) W3C
8 10 (2.70%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.43%) Motion Graphics
10 8 (2.16%) Video Editing
11 7 (1.89%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.89%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.89%) Photography
11 7 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.62%) NHS
13 3 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.50%) Windows
2 11 (2.96%) Android
2 11 (2.96%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.43%) Windows 10
4 7 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.62%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.35%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.81%) Linux
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (32.08%) Wireframes
3 44 (11.86%) Front End Development
4 42 (11.32%) Prototyping
4 42 (11.32%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 40 (10.78%) Analytics
5 40 (10.78%) Web Development
6 36 (9.70%) Information Architecture
7 34 (9.16%) E-Commerce
8 32 (8.63%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (7.28%) Project Management
10 24 (6.47%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 23 (6.20%) SEO
12 22 (5.93%) Mobile First
13 20 (5.39%) Scrum
14 18 (4.85%) Collaborative Working
14 18 (4.85%) Instructional Design
14 18 (4.85%) Responsive Web Design
15 17 (4.58%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
16 16 (4.31%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 121 (32.61%) JavaScript
2 68 (18.33%) Java
3 26 (7.01%) PHP
4 25 (6.74%) TypeScript
5 6 (1.62%) ES6
5 6 (1.62%) Python
6 5 (1.35%) SQL
7 4 (1.08%) C#
7 4 (1.08%) ES7
8 3 (0.81%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.27%) Ruby
9 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (4.85%) Degree
2 15 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.39%) QA
2 15 (4.04%) WCAG
3 4 (1.08%) GDPR
4 2 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (5.12%) Docker
2 3 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.62%) TeamSite
2 3 (0.81%) Jamf Pro
2 3 (0.81%) Rancher
2 3 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 143 (38.54%) Adobe
2 38 (10.24%) Google
3 18 (4.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.77%) Apple
5 12 (3.23%) Sitecore
6 9 (2.43%) Hotjar
6 9 (2.43%) hybris
6 9 (2.43%) IBM
7 8 (2.16%) Yahoo!
8 7 (1.89%) Twitter
9 6 (1.62%) Autodesk
9 6 (1.62%) Cisco
9 6 (1.62%) Facebook
9 6 (1.62%) HubSpot
10 5 (1.35%) SAP
11 4 (1.08%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 4 (1.08%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.81%) Canon
12 3 (0.81%) F5