Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 347 316 267
Rank change year-on-year -31 -49 +22
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 298 276 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.70% 0.91%
As % of the Applications category 8.13% 8.39% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 164 302
London median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% +1.89%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £213
90th Percentile £500 £529 £488
England median daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.08% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.88 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.14% -16.67% +33.50%
10th Percentile £19.25 £15.33 £25.47
90th Percentile £40.75 £124.00 £27.95
England median hourly rate £14.46 £18.25 £26.25
% change year-on-year -20.77% -30.48% +31.25%

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 3,667 3,288 4,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.17% 8.28% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,467 2,157 2,908
London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £153 £158 £163
90th Percentile £588 £600 £570
England median daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 130 176
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +25.76% -2.94%
10th Percentile £12.03 £12.88 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.98 £51.38 £26.94
England median hourly rate £17.16 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.22% -3.03% +10.00%

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 19 June 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 June 2018. 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 -26 59 £350 -16.67% 22
South London -28 36 £300 -14.29% 2
West London -9 33 £413 -10.81% 20
East London -12 7 £388 -3.13% 6
North London - 1 £250 - 2
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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.

1 156 (52.35%) Adobe
2 154 (51.68%) HTML
3 152 (51.01%) User Experience
4 135 (45.30%) CSS
5 122 (40.94%) Adobe Illustrator
6 110 (36.91%) JavaScript
7 106 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (24.83%) Finance
9 71 (23.83%) CSS3
10 66 (22.15%) Responsive Web Design
11 65 (21.81%) HTML5
12 58 (19.46%) CMS
12 58 (19.46%) Front End Development
13 47 (15.77%) AngularJS
14 45 (15.10%) Wireframes
14 45 (15.10%) Scrum
15 44 (14.77%) Git (software)
15 44 (14.77%) Web Development
15 44 (14.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 43 (14.43%) Marketing
16 43 (14.43%) jQuery
17 41 (13.76%) InVision
18 39 (13.09%) Sass
18 39 (13.09%) InDesign
19 38 (12.75%) Retail
20 36 (12.08%) Typography
21 35 (11.74%) E-Commerce
22 33 (11.07%) Degree
22 33 (11.07%) Prototyping
23 32 (10.74%) React

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 58 (19.46%) CMS
2 27 (9.06%) WordPress
3 21 (7.05%) Confluence
4 16 (5.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (3.69%) Marvel
6 7 (2.35%) Drupal
7 5 (1.68%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.34%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.34%) Apache
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.34%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.34%) Kentico
9 1 (0.34%) Moodle
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 122 (40.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 44 (14.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 41 (13.76%) InVision
4 39 (13.09%) InDesign
5 25 (8.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (4.36%) Adobe After Effects
7 10 (3.36%) Acrobat
7 10 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (2.68%) Adobe Premiere
8 8 (2.68%) GIMP
9 7 (2.35%) Maya
10 6 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (2.01%) UXPin
11 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (1.34%) 3ds Max
13 3 (1.01%) AutoCAD
13 3 (1.01%) Blender
13 3 (1.01%) CINEMA 4D
13 3 (1.01%) FreeHand
13 3 (1.01%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.67%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 17 (5.70%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.01%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (1.34%) SaaS
5 3 (1.01%) GitHub
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.34%) npm
6 1 (0.34%) Responsys
6 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.68%) Intranet
2 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.01%) MySQL
2 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.67%) GIS
4 1 (0.34%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 32 (10.74%) Grunt
3 30 (10.07%) JIRA
4 21 (7.05%) Jasmine
4 21 (7.05%) Karma Test Runner
5 17 (5.70%) Axure RP
6 14 (4.70%) Dreamweaver
7 13 (4.36%) gulp
7 13 (4.36%) webpack
8 6 (2.01%) Mocha
8 6 (2.01%) SonarQube
9 5 (1.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (1.68%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.01%) Subversion
10 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.67%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.67%) Xcode
12 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.34%) Protractor
General
1 74 (24.83%) Finance
2 43 (14.43%) Marketing
3 38 (12.75%) Retail
4 17 (5.70%) Banking
5 13 (4.36%) Publishing
6 10 (3.36%) Advertising
7 9 (3.02%) Games
8 4 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.34%) Law
8 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.01%) iGaming
9 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.67%) Automotive
10 2 (0.67%) French Language
10 2 (0.67%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (44.63%) Designer
2 93 (31.21%) Developer
3 58 (19.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 49 (16.44%) UI Designer
5 45 (15.10%) UX Designer
6 32 (10.74%) Digital Designer
7 31 (10.40%) UI Developer
8 24 (8.05%) HTML Developer
9 20 (6.71%) HTML CSS Developer
9 20 (6.71%) UI/UX Designer
9 20 (6.71%) Visual Designer
10 15 (5.03%) Senior Designer
10 15 (5.03%) WordPress Developer
11 14 (4.70%) Graphic Designer
12 13 (4.36%) Junior
13 12 (4.03%) Analyst
14 10 (3.36%) React Developer
14 10 (3.36%) Web Developer
15 9 (3.02%) JavaScript Developer
16 8 (2.68%) Artworker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (51.68%) HTML
2 135 (45.30%) CSS
3 71 (23.83%) CSS3
4 65 (21.81%) HTML5
5 47 (15.77%) AngularJS
6 43 (14.43%) jQuery
7 39 (13.09%) Sass
8 32 (10.74%) React
9 22 (7.38%) Node.js
10 17 (5.70%) .NET
10 17 (5.70%) LESS
11 13 (4.36%) Redux
12 12 (4.03%) REST
13 11 (3.69%) Web Services
14 10 (3.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 7 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (2.01%) Chai
16 6 (2.01%) Flash
16 6 (2.01%) SVG
16 6 (2.01%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 152 (51.01%) User Experience
2 32 (10.74%) Mobile App
3 23 (7.72%) Graphic Design
4 21 (7.05%) Animation
5 18 (6.04%) W3C
6 16 (5.37%) Social Media
7 12 (4.03%) Fintech
8 8 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.35%) Blog
9 7 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (2.01%) Video Editing
11 5 (1.68%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.34%) e-Learning
12 4 (1.34%) Photography
13 3 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (1.01%) Digital Wallet
13 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.01%) Motion Graphics
14 2 (0.67%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.03%) Android
2 9 (3.02%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (22.15%) Responsive Web Design
3 58 (19.46%) Front End Development
4 45 (15.10%) Scrum
4 45 (15.10%) Wireframes
5 44 (14.77%) Web Development
6 36 (12.08%) Typography
7 35 (11.74%) E-Commerce
8 33 (11.07%) Prototyping
9 31 (10.40%) Content Management
10 28 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (8.72%) Project Management
11 26 (8.72%) TDD
12 24 (8.05%) OO
12 24 (8.05%) Web Design
13 23 (7.72%) Analytics
14 22 (7.38%) MVC
15 19 (6.38%) MVVM
16 17 (5.70%) Digital Marketing
17 16 (5.37%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 110 (36.91%) JavaScript
2 26 (8.72%) Java
3 22 (7.38%) C#
4 16 (5.37%) SQL
5 15 (5.03%) ES6
6 11 (3.69%) PHP
7 8 (2.68%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.68%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.01%) ES7
9 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.34%) C
10 1 (0.34%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (11.07%) Degree
2 19 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.67%) CISA
4 2 (0.67%) CISSP
4 2 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.67%) GIAC
5 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.68%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 156 (52.35%) Adobe
2 21 (7.05%) Google
3 10 (3.36%) hybris
4 9 (3.02%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.68%) Apple
5 5 (1.68%) Facebook
5 5 (1.68%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.68%) Twitter
6 4 (1.34%) Oracle
7 3 (1.01%) ATG
7 3 (1.01%) Volusion
8 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.34%) Alterian
9 1 (0.34%) Capita
9 1 (0.34%) Demandware
9 1 (0.34%) IBM
9 1 (0.34%) Marketo
9 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) WooCommerce