Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 456 494 420
Rank change year-on-year +38 -74 -26
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 130 347 512
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.42% 0.55%
As % of the Applications category 3.69% 5.09% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 229 349
Median daily rate £338 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £159 £213 £167
90th Percentile £568 £538 £527
UK median daily rate £338 £400 £358
% change year-on-year -15.63% +11.89% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 17
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £14.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +135.13% -29.46%
UK median hourly rate - £34.00 £14.46
% change year-on-year - +135.13% -29.46%

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 3,524 6,813 8,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.66% 8.23% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,015 3,980 4,975
Median daily rate £375 £375 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.40% +6.71%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £146
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year - +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 579 718
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.66% -1.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.79 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.73 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.74 £16.50
% change year-on-year +10.55% +1.42% +3.13%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Photoshop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in England

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Photoshop in England.

Daily rate trend for Photoshop in England

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Photoshop in England over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Photoshop in England

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Photoshop in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 2 June 2020. 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 +58 71 £365 -8.75% 12
South East +80 16 £289 -32.06% 10
North of England +69 14 £125 -73.68% 5
South West +50 14 £400 +23.08% 2
East of England +55 10 £450 +12.50% 2
North West +45 10 £100 -78.95% 4
Yorkshire +70 4 £175 - 1
Midlands +66 4 £280 -33.13% 2
West Midlands +60 2 £310 -27.06% 1
East Midlands +40 2 £250 -25.93% 1
Photoshop
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 70 (53.85%) Adobe
2 55 (42.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 48 (36.92%) HTML
4 46 (35.38%) User Experience
5 42 (32.31%) CSS
6 41 (31.54%) Sketch
7 40 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 34 (26.15%) Wireframes
9 27 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (17.69%) Front End Development
11 22 (16.92%) SQL Server
12 21 (16.15%) InDesign
13 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Office
14 18 (13.85%) Finance
14 18 (13.85%) HTML5
14 18 (13.85%) PowerShell
15 17 (13.08%) Unit Testing
15 17 (13.08%) Marketing
16 16 (12.31%) .NET
16 16 (12.31%) AngularJS
17 15 (11.54%) InVision
17 15 (11.54%) ASP.NET
17 15 (11.54%) Social Media
18 14 (10.77%) C#
18 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
18 14 (10.77%) Sass
19 13 (10.00%) DevOps
20 12 (9.23%) Prototyping
20 12 (9.23%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
20 12 (9.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 8 (6.15%) CMS
2 7 (5.38%) ArcGIS
3 6 (4.62%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.31%) Mendix
4 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.54%) WordPress
6 1 (0.77%) Moodle
Applications
1 55 (42.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 41 (31.54%) Sketch
3 21 (16.15%) InDesign
4 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (11.54%) InVision
6 12 (9.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 11 (8.46%) Acrobat
7 11 (8.46%) Microsoft Excel
8 10 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
8 10 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (5.38%) Adobe XD
10 6 (4.62%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (3.85%) Figma
12 4 (3.08%) 3ds Max
13 3 (2.31%) CINEMA 4D
13 3 (2.31%) UXPin
14 2 (1.54%) Marvel
14 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
15 1 (0.77%) Camtasia
15 1 (0.77%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Magento
1 6 (4.62%) Shopify
2 3 (2.31%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (3.85%) Google Docs
3 4 (3.08%) Azure
4 3 (2.31%) Office 365
5 2 (1.54%) Dropbox
5 2 (1.54%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.54%) npm
5 2 (1.54%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.54%) Yarn
6 1 (0.77%) AdWords
6 1 (0.77%) AWS
6 1 (0.77%) G Suite
6 1 (0.77%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.77%) Google Sheets
6 1 (0.77%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.77%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) FTP
1 1 (0.77%) HTTP
1 1 (0.77%) Internet
1 1 (0.77%) Intranet
1 1 (0.77%) Skype
1 1 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.62%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 10 (7.69%) Grunt
1 10 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.92%) JIRA
3 8 (6.15%) Axure RP
3 8 (6.15%) Jasmine
3 8 (6.15%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (3.08%) Balsamiq
5 4 (3.08%) Gradle
5 4 (3.08%) gulp
6 2 (1.54%) git-flow
6 2 (1.54%) webpack
7 1 (0.77%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (13.85%) Finance
2 17 (13.08%) Marketing
3 11 (8.46%) Retail
4 8 (6.15%) Games
5 7 (5.38%) Advertising
6 6 (4.62%) Publishing
7 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
8 4 (3.08%) Back Office
8 4 (3.08%) Banking
9 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.54%) Legal
9 2 (1.54%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (39.23%) Designer
2 47 (36.15%) Developer
3 25 (19.23%) UX Designer
4 18 (13.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (12.31%) UI Designer
6 14 (10.77%) UI/UX Designer
7 11 (8.46%) SQL Developer
8 9 (6.92%) Digital Designer
9 8 (6.15%) .NET Developer
9 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Graphic Designer
10 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Architect
11 4 (3.08%) Author
11 4 (3.08%) Photoshop Designer
11 4 (3.08%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.08%) SSIS Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Technical Author
11 4 (3.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (36.92%) HTML
2 42 (32.31%) CSS
3 18 (13.85%) HTML5
4 16 (12.31%) .NET
4 16 (12.31%) AngularJS
5 15 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 14 (10.77%) Sass
7 11 (8.46%) Node.js
8 10 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
9 9 (6.92%) CSS3
9 9 (6.92%) WPF
10 8 (6.15%) React
11 7 (5.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (4.62%) JSP
12 6 (4.62%) JSTL
12 6 (4.62%) Vue.js
12 6 (4.62%) XHTML
13 5 (3.85%) jQuery
14 3 (2.31%) Framer.js
14 3 (2.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (35.38%) User Experience
2 15 (11.54%) Social Media
3 10 (7.69%) W3C
4 7 (5.38%) Animation
4 7 (5.38%) Graphic Design
4 7 (5.38%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.85%) Motion Graphics
6 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.54%) Blog
8 2 (1.54%) Photography
8 2 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.54%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.77%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.77%) Derivative
9 1 (0.77%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.77%) FMCG
9 1 (0.77%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.77%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.46%) Windows
2 10 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 7 (5.38%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2016
3 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2019
4 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.54%) Android
5 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.77%) Linux
6 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.15%) Wireframes
2 27 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.69%) Front End Development
4 17 (13.08%) Unit Testing
5 13 (10.00%) DevOps
6 12 (9.23%) Prototyping
6 12 (9.23%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 11 (8.46%) Scrum
7 11 (8.46%) Web Development
8 10 (7.69%) ITIL
9 9 (6.92%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.62%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 6 (4.62%) Data Migration
11 6 (4.62%) Image Processing
11 6 (4.62%) Migration
11 6 (4.62%) Mobile First
11 6 (4.62%) Sprint Planning
11 6 (4.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 18 (13.85%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.77%) C#
4 11 (8.46%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.15%) ES6
5 8 (6.15%) Java
5 8 (6.15%) SQL
6 7 (5.38%) VB
7 6 (4.62%) C
8 5 (3.85%) PHP
9 1 (0.77%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.77%) Scala
9 1 (0.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.69%) Degree
2 7 (5.38%) DV Cleared
2 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) Solvency II
2 5 (3.85%) WCAG
3 3 (2.31%) PMO
3 3 (2.31%) SLA
4 2 (1.54%) QA
5 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.62%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.62%) Ansible
2 2 (1.54%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.54%) SCCM
3 1 (0.77%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 70 (53.85%) Adobe
2 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.23%) Google
4 7 (5.38%) Cisco
4 7 (5.38%) ESRI
4 7 (5.38%) Lumension
4 7 (5.38%) Oracle
4 7 (5.38%) Sophos
4 7 (5.38%) VMware
5 6 (4.62%) hybris
5 6 (4.62%) IBM
6 3 (2.31%) Facebook
6 3 (2.31%) Vectorworks
7 2 (1.54%) Apple
7 2 (1.54%) Hootsuite
7 2 (1.54%) Instagram
7 2 (1.54%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.54%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.54%) Twitter
7 2 (1.54%) YouTube