Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 477 413 401
Rank change year-on-year -64 -12 -33
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 375 496 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Applications category 5.44% 6.19% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 323 304
England median daily rate £400 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.04% +14.62%
10th Percentile £213 £163 £211
90th Percentile £538 £510 £525
UK median daily rate £400 £363 £373
% change year-on-year +10.34% -2.68% +14.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 26
England median hourly rate £34.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.29% +9.38% -39.05%
10th Percentile £7.00 £12.65 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.00 £39.75 £30.63
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £15.98 £16.00
% change year-on-year +112.77% -0.13% -39.05%

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 6,888 8,018 7,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.27% 8.72% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,002 4,816 4,477
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.19%
10th Percentile £150 £148 £150
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 585 725 671
England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.68 £9.81
90th Percentile £46.30 £40.73 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £16.57 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.39% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -22 224 £380 +1.33% 19
South East -26 68 £431 +32.69% 9
Midlands +6 26 £425 - 4
North of England -5 25 £475 +40.74% 11
South West -20 18 £375 +15.38% 3
North West +11 17 £475 +40.74% 6
East of England +6 15 £400 +33.33% 5
West Midlands -14 15 £450 +5.88% 3
East Midlands +30 10 £338 +92.86% 1
Yorkshire +12 5 £500 +81.82% 5
North East +22 3 £388 +15.67%
Photoshop
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 222 (59.20%) User Experience
2 196 (52.27%) HTML
3 195 (52.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 193 (51.47%) CSS
5 171 (45.60%) Adobe
6 149 (39.73%) JavaScript
7 140 (37.33%) Wireframes
8 135 (36.00%) Sketch
9 124 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
10 97 (25.87%) HTML5
11 94 (25.07%) Prototyping
12 86 (22.93%) CSS3
13 78 (20.80%) Marketing
14 66 (17.60%) Sass
15 62 (16.53%) Analytics
15 62 (16.53%) Finance
16 60 (16.00%) InVision
17 59 (15.73%) Front End Development
18 57 (15.20%) AngularJS
19 55 (14.67%) Axure RP
19 55 (14.67%) Git (software)
19 55 (14.67%) Web Development
20 52 (13.87%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
21 49 (13.07%) jQuery
22 44 (11.73%) Scrum
22 44 (11.73%) Java
23 43 (11.47%) Responsive Web Design
24 41 (10.93%) Information Architecture
25 37 (9.87%) LESS
26 36 (9.60%) Adobe Creative Suite

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 24 (6.40%) CMS
2 18 (4.80%) Drupal
3 16 (4.27%) WebSphere
3 16 (4.27%) WordPress
4 8 (2.13%) Confluence
4 8 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.33%) IIS
6 4 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.53%) Moodle
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 195 (52.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 135 (36.00%) Sketch
3 60 (16.00%) InVision
4 36 (9.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 29 (7.73%) Adobe XD
6 28 (7.47%) InDesign
7 23 (6.13%) Adobe After Effects
8 14 (3.73%) Zeplin
9 13 (3.47%) Fireworks
9 13 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 11 (2.93%) GIMP
11 10 (2.67%) Adobe Premiere
11 10 (2.67%) Figma
12 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (1.87%) UXPin
14 5 (1.33%) Acrobat
15 4 (1.07%) AutoCAD
15 4 (1.07%) FreeHand
15 4 (1.07%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (2.40%) Magento
2 5 (1.33%) Shopify
3 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.27%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.60%) Google Analytics
2 20 (5.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 14 (3.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 11 (2.93%) SaaS
5 10 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.80%) GitHub
6 3 (0.80%) Google Docs
6 3 (0.80%) Office 365
7 2 (0.53%) Heroku
7 2 (0.53%) npm
7 2 (0.53%) Trello
7 2 (0.53%) Yarn
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.27%) Slack
8 1 (0.27%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.73%) MySQL
2 2 (0.53%) phpMyAdmin
3 1 (0.27%) Essbase
3 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (14.67%) Axure RP
1 55 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 30 (8.00%) JIRA
2 30 (8.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 29 (7.73%) Jasmine
4 28 (7.47%) Grunt
5 27 (7.20%) gulp
6 13 (3.47%) Dreamweaver
7 11 (2.93%) webpack
8 8 (2.13%) Balsamiq
8 8 (2.13%) GitLab
8 8 (2.13%) Subversion
9 6 (1.60%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.60%) PostCSS
9 6 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.33%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.33%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.07%) Mocha
11 4 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 78 (20.80%) Marketing
2 62 (16.53%) Finance
3 30 (8.00%) Retail
4 15 (4.00%) Banking
5 13 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.93%) French Language
6 11 (2.93%) Games
7 9 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.40%) Publishing
8 7 (1.87%) Advertising
8 7 (1.87%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.07%) Dutch Language
10 4 (1.07%) German Language
10 4 (1.07%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.07%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.07%) Legal
10 4 (1.07%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.53%) Local Government
11 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 196 (52.27%) Designer
2 124 (33.07%) Developer
3 103 (27.47%) UX Designer
4 73 (19.47%) UI Designer
5 54 (14.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 45 (12.00%) UI/UX Designer
7 27 (7.20%) UI Developer
8 26 (6.93%) Digital Designer
9 22 (5.87%) Angular Developer
10 19 (5.07%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (5.07%) Web Designer
11 16 (4.27%) HTML Developer
12 14 (3.73%) HTML CSS Developer
12 14 (3.73%) Senior Designer
12 14 (3.73%) Web Developer
13 12 (3.20%) Graphic Designer
14 11 (2.93%) Visual Designer
15 10 (2.67%) Mobile Designer
15 10 (2.67%) React Developer
16 9 (2.40%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (52.27%) HTML
2 193 (51.47%) CSS
3 97 (25.87%) HTML5
4 86 (22.93%) CSS3
5 66 (17.60%) Sass
6 57 (15.20%) AngularJS
7 49 (13.07%) jQuery
8 37 (9.87%) LESS
9 36 (9.60%) Ajax
10 30 (8.00%) React
11 25 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (5.33%) RESTful
13 15 (4.00%) DOM
14 14 (3.73%) Node.js
15 13 (3.47%) JSON
15 13 (3.47%) XHTML
16 11 (2.93%) Framer.js
16 11 (2.93%) Vue.js
17 10 (2.67%) Angular 2
17 10 (2.67%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 222 (59.20%) User Experience
2 34 (9.07%) Graphic Design
3 30 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 19 (5.07%) Social Media
5 15 (4.00%) W3C
6 14 (3.73%) Animation
7 9 (2.40%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.87%) Photography
9 6 (1.60%) Motion Graphics
9 6 (1.60%) RIA
9 6 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.07%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.80%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.80%) Video Editing
11 3 (0.80%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.53%) Blog
12 2 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.53%) Online Games
12 2 (0.53%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.20%) Android
1 12 (3.20%) Apple iOS
2 6 (1.60%) Windows
3 5 (1.33%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.07%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.80%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.53%) Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Debian
7 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (37.33%) Wireframes
2 124 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (25.07%) Prototyping
4 62 (16.53%) Analytics
5 59 (15.73%) Front End Development
6 55 (14.67%) Web Development
7 52 (13.87%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 44 (11.73%) Scrum
9 43 (11.47%) Responsive Web Design
10 41 (10.93%) Information Architecture
11 36 (9.60%) Usability Testing
12 32 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (7.47%) E-Commerce
14 27 (7.20%) MVC
15 24 (6.40%) Web Design
16 23 (6.13%) SEO
17 22 (5.87%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
18 21 (5.60%) A/B Testing
18 21 (5.60%) OO
19 18 (4.80%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 149 (39.73%) JavaScript
2 44 (11.73%) Java
3 33 (8.80%) PHP
4 13 (3.47%) ES6
4 13 (3.47%) TypeScript
5 9 (2.40%) SQL
6 5 (1.33%) C#
6 5 (1.33%) Python
7 4 (1.07%) ES7
7 4 (1.07%) Ruby
8 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.53%) Groovy
9 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (5.87%) Degree
2 13 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.93%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.60%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.53%) CIPD
6 1 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.53%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) WCAG
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) Rancher
1 2 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 171 (45.60%) Adobe
2 28 (7.47%) Google
3 17 (4.53%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.93%) hybris
5 8 (2.13%) Apple
5 8 (2.13%) ClickTale
5 8 (2.13%) Hotjar
6 7 (1.87%) Optimizely
7 6 (1.60%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 5 (1.33%) Facebook
8 5 (1.33%) IBM
8 5 (1.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 5 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.33%) Yahoo!
8 5 (1.33%) YouTube
9 4 (1.07%) HubSpot
9 4 (1.07%) Instagram
10 3 (0.80%) Autodesk
10 3 (0.80%) Twitter
11 2 (0.53%) ATG