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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 350 298
Rank change year-on-year +9 -52  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 250 318 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.62% 0.75%
As % of the Applications category 6.70% 6.50% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 216 223
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 16
Median hourly rate £15.50 £26.25 £19.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.95% +38.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.96 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.55 £35.35 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.17 £17.86
% change year-on-year -32.32% +24.10%  

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 3732 4892 5728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.74% 9.50% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2157 3005 3175
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 410 538
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £38.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year - +7.74%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Photoshop as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -26 124 £400 +18.51% 49
South East +37 64 £330 +20.00% 18
North West +39 23 £300 +9.09% 17
East of England +1 15 £288 -11.53% 5
South West +7 13 £380 +90.00% 8
Yorkshire +25 4 £275 -16.98% 7
West Midlands +12 4 £363 +61.11% 12
East Midlands -15 1 - - 13
Photoshop
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 320 (64.91%) HTML
2 287 (58.22%) CSS
3 234 (47.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 232 (47.06%) User Experience
5 211 (42.80%) JavaScript
6 190 (38.54%) Adobe
7 165 (33.47%) Wireframes
8 147 (29.82%) HTML5
9 134 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
10 130 (26.37%) jQuery
11 114 (23.12%) CSS3
12 102 (20.69%) Front End Development
13 93 (18.86%) Prototyping
14 87 (17.65%) Sass
14 87 (17.65%) AngularJS
15 82 (16.63%) Web Development
16 77 (15.62%) Axure RP
17 73 (14.81%) Marketing
18 72 (14.60%) Degree
19 67 (13.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 65 (13.18%) Responsive Web Design
21 60 (12.17%) Git (software)
21 60 (12.17%) Dreamweaver
22 52 (10.55%) React
23 50 (10.14%) Ajax
24 49 (9.94%) PHP
24 49 (9.94%) Finance
25 47 (9.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 46 (9.33%) InVision
27 44 (8.92%) Web Design

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 30 (6.09%) CMS
1 30 (6.09%) WordPress
2 9 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (0.81%) Marvel
5 3 (0.61%) Magnolia
6 2 (0.41%) Apache
6 2 (0.41%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.41%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.20%) Drupal
7 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 234 (47.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 67 (13.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 46 (9.33%) InVision
4 39 (7.91%) InDesign
5 28 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
6 27 (5.48%) Fireworks
7 23 (4.67%) Adobe After Effects
7 23 (4.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 22 (4.46%) MS Visio
9 13 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
10 11 (2.23%) Adobe Premiere
10 11 (2.23%) OmniGraffle
11 10 (2.03%) Acrobat
12 9 (1.83%) GIMP
13 8 (1.62%) 3ds Max
14 7 (1.42%) CINEMA 4D
15 6 (1.22%) UXPin
16 4 (0.81%) Pixate
17 3 (0.61%) ImageReady
17 3 (0.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) SAP CRM
1 5 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.81%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.61%) FastStats
3 3 (0.61%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.41%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.20%) Radian6
5 1 (0.20%) Unica
5 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 19 (3.85%) Google Analytics
3 13 (2.64%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.61%) Responsys
6 2 (0.41%) Google Play
6 2 (0.41%) Office 365
6 2 (0.41%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.20%) Silverpop
7 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.01%) Internet
2 3 (0.61%) Intranet
2 3 (0.61%) MVNO
3 2 (0.41%) DHCP
3 2 (0.41%) DNS
3 2 (0.41%) SMS
3 2 (0.41%) snoop
3 2 (0.41%) VoIP
3 2 (0.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.06%) MySQL
2 16 (3.25%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.01%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.61%) Big Data
5 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.20%) GIS
6 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 77 (15.62%) Axure RP
2 60 (12.17%) Dreamweaver
2 60 (12.17%) Git (software)
3 35 (7.10%) Subversion
4 25 (5.07%) Grunt
5 23 (4.67%) gulp
6 19 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 13 (2.64%) Jasmine
8 12 (2.43%) JIRA
9 10 (2.03%) Mocha
10 9 (1.83%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.62%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.22%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.22%) Bower
12 6 (1.22%) webpack
13 5 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
15 3 (0.61%) TeamCity
16 2 (0.41%) PhantomJS
16 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (14.81%) Marketing
2 49 (9.94%) Finance
3 26 (5.27%) Publishing
4 20 (4.06%) Banking
5 19 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.65%) Games
7 16 (3.25%) Retail
8 11 (2.23%) Advertising
8 11 (2.23%) Multimedia
9 9 (1.83%) Local Government
10 6 (1.22%) Czech Language
10 6 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.81%) German Language
11 4 (0.81%) Legal
12 3 (0.61%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.61%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.61%) Korean Language
12 3 (0.61%) Russian Language
12 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 227 (46.04%) Designer
2 183 (37.12%) Developer
3 110 (22.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 88 (17.85%) UX Designer
5 77 (15.62%) UI Designer
6 60 (12.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 45 (9.13%) HTML Developer
7 45 (9.13%) Web Developer
8 44 (8.92%) UI/UX Designer
9 39 (7.91%) HTML CSS Developer
9 39 (7.91%) UI Developer
10 31 (6.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 31 (6.29%) Web Designer
11 30 (6.09%) Digital Designer
12 23 (4.67%) Senior Designer
13 20 (4.06%) Junior
13 20 (4.06%) Visual Designer
14 18 (3.65%) Mobile Designer
15 17 (3.45%) UX Developer
16 16 (3.25%) Mobile UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (64.91%) HTML
2 287 (58.22%) CSS
3 147 (29.82%) HTML5
4 130 (26.37%) jQuery
5 114 (23.12%) CSS3
6 87 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 87 (17.65%) Sass
7 52 (10.55%) React
8 50 (10.14%) Ajax
9 47 (9.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 40 (8.11%) Node.js
11 28 (5.68%) Flash
11 28 (5.68%) LESS
12 22 (4.46%) XHTML
13 19 (3.85%) Django
14 16 (3.25%) Apache Flex
15 14 (2.84%) .NET
15 14 (2.84%) Ember.js
16 12 (2.43%) DHTML
16 12 (2.43%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 232 (47.06%) User Experience
2 27 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 24 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.67%) W3C
5 21 (4.26%) Graphic Design
6 18 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (3.04%) Animation
8 13 (2.64%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.23%) Interactive TV
9 11 (2.23%) Social Media
10 10 (2.03%) Motion Graphics
11 7 (1.42%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.22%) FMCG
12 6 (1.22%) Photography
13 5 (1.01%) Video Editing
14 4 (0.81%) Fintech
14 4 (0.81%) iPad
15 3 (0.61%) Blog
15 3 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 3 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.09%) Android
2 27 (5.48%) Apple iOS
3 16 (3.25%) Unix
4 7 (1.42%) Windows
5 5 (1.01%) Linux
6 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (33.47%) Wireframes
2 134 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (20.69%) Front End Development
4 93 (18.86%) Prototyping
5 82 (16.63%) Web Development
6 65 (13.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 44 (8.92%) Web Design
8 41 (8.32%) Scrum
8 41 (8.32%) Typography
9 40 (8.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 38 (7.71%) Analytics
11 32 (6.49%) MVC
12 31 (6.29%) E-Commerce
13 29 (5.88%) Information Architecture
14 28 (5.68%) TDD
15 26 (5.27%) Usability Testing
16 25 (5.07%) Project Management
17 24 (4.87%) Mobile First
18 23 (4.67%) Visualisation
19 21 (4.26%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 211 (42.80%) JavaScript
2 49 (9.94%) PHP
3 38 (7.71%) Python
4 18 (3.65%) C#
5 12 (2.43%) Perl
6 9 (1.83%) Java
7 7 (1.42%) ECMAScript
8 6 (1.22%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.01%) ES6
9 5 (1.01%) XAML
10 4 (0.81%) C
10 4 (0.81%) SQL
11 2 (0.41%) C++
11 2 (0.41%) Dart
11 2 (0.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.20%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.20%) Scala
12 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (14.60%) Degree
2 6 (1.22%) MBA
3 3 (0.61%) ISEB
4 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.41%) HNC
4 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) HND
5 1 (0.20%) MOS
5 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.06%) QA
2 4 (0.81%) WAI
3 2 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.61%) TeamSite
2 2 (0.41%) Ansible
2 2 (0.41%) SCCM
3 1 (0.20%) cPanel
Vendors
1 190 (38.54%) Adobe
2 37 (7.51%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.48%) Google
4 24 (4.87%) Oracle
5 11 (2.23%) SAP
6 10 (2.03%) ClickTale
7 5 (1.01%) Apple
7 5 (1.01%) hybris
7 5 (1.01%) IBM
8 3 (0.61%) Autodesk
9 2 (0.41%) BMC
9 2 (0.41%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.41%) DoubleClick
9 2 (0.41%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.41%) MobileIron
9 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.41%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.41%) Telerik
10 1 (0.20%) Facebook
10 1 (0.20%) Panasonic
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London
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