Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 16 February 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 339 374 348
Rank change year-on-year +35 -26 -45
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 155 261 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.60% 0.68%
As % of the Applications category 7.29% 7.61% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 155 241
London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £165 £213 £200
90th Percentile £494 £538 £494
England median daily rate £338 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -15.63% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
London median hourly rate £35.90 £36.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +82.50% -36.00%
10th Percentile £32.95 £24.65 £13.47
90th Percentile £38.85 £145.95 £29.00
England median hourly rate £35.90 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.57% +75.00% -23.08%

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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2,127 3,429 4,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.51% 7.84% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,443 2,272 2,822
London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.30%
10th Percentile £158 £155 £153
90th Percentile £575 £588 £594
England median daily rate £358 £375 £360
% change year-on-year -4.42% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 142 154
London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.85 £20.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -10.05% +16.90%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.53 £11.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.09 £41.00
England median hourly rate £17.55 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +9.69% - -

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in London

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in London

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in London over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in London

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in London

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the London region over the 6 months to 16 February 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
Central London +32 30 £400 +10.34% 23
West London +43 18 £218 +27.94% 11
South London +21 11 £378 -13.71% 2
East London +51 1 £270 -32.50% 4
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 London region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 84 (54.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 80 (51.61%) User Experience
3 76 (49.03%) HTML
4 71 (45.81%) Adobe
5 68 (43.87%) CSS
6 56 (36.13%) Wireframes
7 53 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (30.32%) Sketch
9 38 (24.52%) JavaScript
10 34 (21.94%) InDesign
11 31 (20.00%) Marketing
12 27 (17.42%) HTML5
12 27 (17.42%) InVision
13 25 (16.13%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 25 (16.13%) Axure RP
14 24 (15.48%) Front End Development
15 21 (13.55%) Adobe XD
15 21 (13.55%) E-Commerce
16 20 (12.90%) Java
17 19 (12.26%) Finance
17 19 (12.26%) Information Architecture
17 19 (12.26%) Analytics
17 19 (12.26%) Mobile First
17 19 (12.26%) Prototyping
18 15 (9.68%) React
18 15 (9.68%) Instructional Design
18 15 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
18 15 (9.68%) AngularJS
18 15 (9.68%) JIRA
18 15 (9.68%) Scrum

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 12 (7.74%) CMS
2 9 (5.81%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (2.58%) Kentico
4 4 (2.58%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.58%) WordPress
5 3 (1.94%) Mendix
6 2 (1.29%) Drupal
6 2 (1.29%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 84 (54.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 47 (30.32%) Sketch
3 34 (21.94%) InDesign
4 27 (17.42%) InVision
5 21 (13.55%) Adobe XD
6 13 (8.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (7.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 10 (6.45%) Adobe After Effects
9 8 (5.16%) SketchUp
10 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (3.87%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (1.94%) 3ds Max
12 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
13 2 (1.29%) Acrobat
13 2 (1.29%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (1.29%) Fireworks
13 2 (1.29%) Mozilla Thunderbird
14 1 (0.65%) Marvel
14 1 (0.65%) UXPin
14 1 (0.65%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 10 (6.45%) Magento
2 9 (5.81%) Shopify
3 3 (1.94%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (3.23%) Google Docs
3 4 (2.58%) Slack
4 3 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.94%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.94%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.94%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.94%) AWS
4 3 (1.94%) GitHub
4 3 (1.94%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.94%) Office 365
4 3 (1.94%) Route 53
5 2 (1.29%) Azure
6 1 (0.65%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.94%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (1.94%) Skype
2 2 (1.29%) VLAN
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (16.13%) Axure RP
2 15 (9.68%) JIRA
3 9 (5.81%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.52%) Grunt
4 7 (4.52%) Jasmine
4 7 (4.52%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (1.94%) CircleCI
5 3 (1.94%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.94%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.29%) gulp
6 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 31 (20.00%) Marketing
2 19 (12.26%) Finance
3 13 (8.39%) Retail
4 12 (7.74%) Publishing
5 8 (5.16%) Games
6 5 (3.23%) Advertising
6 5 (3.23%) Banking
6 5 (3.23%) Police
6 5 (3.23%) Public Sector
6 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.94%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.65%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.65%) Electronics
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Legal
9 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (56.13%) Designer
2 47 (30.32%) UX Designer
3 38 (24.52%) Developer
4 32 (20.65%) UI Designer
5 25 (16.13%) UI/UX Designer
6 21 (13.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 15 (9.68%) Senior Designer
8 9 (5.81%) Senior UX Designer
8 9 (5.81%) UI Developer
9 8 (5.16%) Digital Designer
9 8 (5.16%) Graphic Designer
9 8 (5.16%) React Developer
9 8 (5.16%) Visual Designer
10 7 (4.52%) Web Designer
11 6 (3.87%) UX Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Artworker
12 5 (3.23%) HTML Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Senior Digital Designer
12 5 (3.23%) Senior Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (49.03%) HTML
2 68 (43.87%) CSS
3 27 (17.42%) HTML5
4 15 (9.68%) AngularJS
4 15 (9.68%) React
5 14 (9.03%) Node.js
6 13 (8.39%) Sass
6 13 (8.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (6.45%) jQuery
8 9 (5.81%) CSS3
8 9 (5.81%) Vue.js
8 9 (5.81%) XHTML
9 7 (4.52%) JSP
9 7 (4.52%) JSTL
9 7 (4.52%) Semantic HTML
10 6 (3.87%) Material Design
11 5 (3.23%) Ember.js
12 4 (2.58%) Apache Sling
12 4 (2.58%) OSGi
12 4 (2.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 80 (51.61%) User Experience
2 14 (9.03%) Graphic Design
3 13 (8.39%) Social Media
4 11 (7.10%) W3C
5 10 (6.45%) Learning Management System
6 9 (5.81%) Motion Graphics
7 8 (5.16%) e-Learning
8 7 (4.52%) Animation
8 7 (4.52%) Video Editing
9 6 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.87%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.87%) Mobile App
10 5 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.94%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.29%) Blog
12 2 (1.29%) Derivative
12 2 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (1.29%) Photography
12 2 (1.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.16%) Android
1 8 (5.16%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.23%) Windows
3 2 (1.29%) Linux
3 2 (1.29%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.29%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (36.13%) Wireframes
2 53 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (16.13%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 24 (15.48%) Front End Development
5 21 (13.55%) E-Commerce
6 19 (12.26%) Analytics
6 19 (12.26%) Information Architecture
6 19 (12.26%) Mobile First
6 19 (12.26%) Prototyping
7 15 (9.68%) Instructional Design
7 15 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (9.68%) Scrum
8 14 (9.03%) Collaborative Working
9 13 (8.39%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 13 (8.39%) Project Management
10 12 (7.74%) User Stories
11 11 (7.10%) Data Analytics
11 11 (7.10%) Interaction Design
12 10 (6.45%) Sprint Planning
12 10 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.52%) JavaScript
2 20 (12.90%) Java
3 10 (6.45%) PHP
4 4 (2.58%) C#
4 4 (2.58%) ES6
4 4 (2.58%) Python
5 2 (1.29%) ES7
5 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.29%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.81%) Degree
2 4 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.03%) WCAG
2 6 (3.87%) QA
3 3 (1.94%) PMO
3 3 (1.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.29%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.65%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (45.81%) Adobe
2 10 (6.45%) Google
3 9 (5.81%) hybris
3 9 (5.81%) IBM
4 7 (4.52%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.87%) Cisco
5 6 (3.87%) Facebook
5 6 (3.87%) Twitter
6 5 (3.23%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.94%) Arri
7 3 (1.94%) Canon
7 3 (1.94%) F5
7 3 (1.94%) Okta
7 3 (1.94%) Panasonic
7 3 (1.94%) Sony
8 2 (1.29%) Hootsuite
9 1 (0.65%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.65%) Qubit
9 1 (0.65%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Spredfast