Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 319 391 365
Rank change year-on-year +72 -26 -4
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 52 203 289
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.50% 0.63%
As % of the Applications category 4.57% 6.51% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 151 201
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £213
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.46% +51.16%
England median hourly rate - £24.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +63.33% -6.25%

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 1,139 3,119 3,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.48% 7.75% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 2,078 2,444
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £152 £163 £158
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
England median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 137 153
Median hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.47% -5.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £12.73 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £39.63 £49.89 £45.00
Median hourly rate £19.28 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +15.09% +1.52% -

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in London

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Photoshop in London

Photoshop
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Photoshop in London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Photoshop in London

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

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 10 August 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 +126 18 £395 +8.89% 3
West London +56 3 £450 +28.57%
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 38 (73.08%) Adobe
2 22 (42.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 20 (38.46%) User Experience
4 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 13 (25.00%) .NET
5 13 (25.00%) HTML
5 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (25.00%) CSS
5 13 (25.00%) Finance
6 12 (23.08%) Wireframes
6 12 (23.08%) C#
6 12 (23.08%) SQL
6 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
7 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
7 11 (21.15%) Acrobat
8 10 (19.23%) InDesign
9 9 (17.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (17.31%) Marketing
9 9 (17.31%) WPF
9 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
9 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (17.31%) Sketch
10 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (13.46%) Animation
11 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
11 7 (13.46%) Solvency II
11 7 (13.46%) Adobe Creative Suite

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 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (21.15%) Acrobat
3 10 (19.23%) InDesign
4 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (17.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (17.31%) Sketch
5 7 (13.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (11.54%) Adobe XD
6 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (7.69%) InVision
8 2 (3.85%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (3.85%) Figma
9 1 (1.92%) 3ds Max
9 1 (1.92%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (1.92%) Blender
9 1 (1.92%) Marvel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Azure
2 3 (5.77%) Office 365
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Google Docs
3 2 (3.85%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.92%) AWS
4 1 (1.92%) Dropbox
4 1 (1.92%) G Suite
4 1 (1.92%) Google Drive
4 1 (1.92%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Broadband
2 1 (1.92%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) Skype
2 1 (1.92%) VoIP
2 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) GIS
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.69%) Balsamiq
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio Code
4 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Marketing
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.85%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Back Office
6 1 (1.92%) Billing
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Games
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) Designer
3 13 (25.00%) UX Designer
4 12 (23.08%) SQL Developer
5 8 (15.38%) UI Designer
5 8 (15.38%) UI/UX Designer
6 6 (11.54%) .NET Developer
6 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Email Developer
7 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (3.85%) Author
10 2 (3.85%) Digital Designer
10 2 (3.85%) iOS Developer
10 2 (3.85%) IT Support
10 2 (3.85%) Technical Author
10 2 (3.85%) UI Developer
10 2 (3.85%) UI/UX Developer
10 2 (3.85%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) .NET
1 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (25.00%) CSS
1 13 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (17.31%) WPF
3 6 (11.54%) jQuery
4 3 (5.77%) HTML5
5 2 (3.85%) Ajax
5 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.85%) CSS3
5 2 (3.85%) Framer.js
5 2 (3.85%) Node.js
5 2 (3.85%) React
5 2 (3.85%) REST
6 1 (1.92%) Apollo GraphQL
6 1 (1.92%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.92%) GraphQL
6 1 (1.92%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) User Experience
2 7 (13.46%) Animation
3 6 (11.54%) Graphic Design
4 4 (7.69%) Social Media
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.85%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.92%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Photography
6 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.92%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.77%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Wireframes
2 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
3 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.62%) DevOps
4 5 (9.62%) Prototyping
5 4 (7.69%) B2C
5 4 (7.69%) Personalization
5 4 (7.69%) Typography
6 3 (5.77%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.77%) ETL
6 3 (5.77%) Front End Development
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL
6 3 (5.77%) Project Delivery
6 3 (5.77%) Scrum
6 3 (5.77%) Time Management
6 3 (5.77%) Web Development
7 2 (3.85%) Fintech
7 2 (3.85%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.85%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 12 (23.08%) C#
2 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 12 (23.08%) SQL
3 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.85%) Apple Swift
4 2 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) Scala
5 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) Adobe
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.77%) Google
5 2 (3.85%) Apple
5 2 (3.85%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) ESRI
6 1 (1.92%) Lumension
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) Remedy
6 1 (1.92%) Sophos
6 1 (1.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.92%) Yahoo!