Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 365 368 385
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17 -10
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 81 84 228
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.36% 0.54%
As % of the Applications category 6.10% 4.89% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 64 152
10th Percentile £300 £178 £213
25th Percentile £325 £250 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £338 £400
Median % change year-on-year +18.52% -15.63% +6.67%
75th Percentile £525 £488 £489
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
10th Percentile £22.72 " "
25th Percentile £26.80 " £33.25
Median hourly rate £34.69 - £36.50
75th Percentile £43.67 " £39.75
90th Percentile £48.41 " "
England median hourly rate £17.90 - £21.05

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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,328 1,719 3,323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.97% 7.44% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1,191 2,217
10th Percentile £226 £160 £158
25th Percentile £339 £250 £256
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £433 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
75th Percentile £538 £500 £506
90th Percentile £623 £600 £600
England median daily rate £400 £351 £375
% change year-on-year +14.12% -6.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 85 120
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.42 £12.50
25th Percentile £18.75 £14.50 £14.94
Median hourly rate £26.65 £19.00 £19.55
Median % change year-on-year +40.26% -2.81% -2.25%
75th Percentile £37.25 £25.00 £25.13
90th Percentile £51.50 £40.00 £47.09
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -

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 22 April 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Photoshop in London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

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 22 April 2021. 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
West London +25 9 £525 +93.73% 4
Central London +27 8 £325 -5.45% 10
North London - 2 £375 -
South London +41 1 £625 +64.47% 1
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 49 (60.49%) Adobe
2 41 (50.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 35 (43.21%) User Experience
4 26 (32.10%) HTML
5 25 (30.86%) Wireframes
6 22 (27.16%) CSS
7 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (22.22%) Graphic Design
9 17 (20.99%) HTML5
9 17 (20.99%) Adobe XD
10 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
11 15 (18.52%) Marketing
11 15 (18.52%) Sketch
12 14 (17.28%) Web Design
12 14 (17.28%) SEO
13 13 (16.05%) CSS3
13 13 (16.05%) jQuery
13 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
13 13 (16.05%) InVision
14 12 (14.81%) Android
14 12 (14.81%) Adobe Analytics
14 12 (14.81%) Apple iOS
14 12 (14.81%) W3C
14 12 (14.81%) Google
15 11 (13.58%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (13.58%) Zeplin
16 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (12.35%) Analytics
16 10 (12.35%) Ajax
16 10 (12.35%) JSON

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 8 (9.88%) ArcGIS
2 3 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) Confluence
4 1 (1.23%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (50.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 17 (20.99%) Adobe XD
3 15 (18.52%) Sketch
4 13 (16.05%) InVision
5 11 (13.58%) Zeplin
6 10 (12.35%) Adobe After Effects
7 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (8.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (8.64%) Figma
8 7 (8.64%) Maya
9 5 (6.17%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (3.70%) InDesign
10 3 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (3.70%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (2.47%) 3ds Max
11 2 (2.47%) Blender
11 2 (2.47%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (2.47%) Houdini
11 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
12 1 (1.23%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Adobe Analytics
2 9 (11.11%) Google Analytics
3 6 (7.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (3.70%) Google Docs
5 2 (2.47%) Azure
5 2 (2.47%) npm
6 1 (1.23%) Google Drive
6 1 (1.23%) Google Sheets
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) GIS
3 1 (1.23%) MS Access
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Axure RP
2 4 (4.94%) Grunt
2 4 (4.94%) JIRA
3 3 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.47%) Cypress.io
4 2 (2.47%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.47%) GitLab
4 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.23%) gulp
5 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 15 (18.52%) Marketing
2 10 (12.35%) Retail
3 8 (9.88%) Finance
4 6 (7.41%) French Language
5 4 (4.94%) Advertising
5 4 (4.94%) Multimedia
6 3 (3.70%) Games
6 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.47%) German Language
7 2 (2.47%) Italian Language
7 2 (2.47%) Social Science
8 1 (1.23%) Billing
8 1 (1.23%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (1.23%) Legal
8 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (48.15%) Designer
2 15 (18.52%) Developer
3 12 (14.81%) Senior Designer
4 10 (12.35%) UI Designer
4 10 (12.35%) UX Designer
5 8 (9.88%) UI Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) UI/UX Developer
6 7 (8.64%) UX Developer
7 6 (7.41%) UI/UX Designer
8 5 (6.17%) Digital Designer
9 4 (4.94%) Graphic Designer
9 4 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Senior UX Designer
9 4 (4.94%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.70%) Senior UI Designer
11 2 (2.47%) 3D Artist
11 2 (2.47%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (2.47%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.10%) HTML
2 22 (27.16%) CSS
3 17 (20.99%) HTML5
4 13 (16.05%) CSS3
4 13 (16.05%) jQuery
5 10 (12.35%) Ajax
5 10 (12.35%) JSON
6 9 (11.11%) Material Design
7 6 (7.41%) React
8 4 (4.94%) Vue.js
9 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.70%) Flash
9 3 (3.70%) Node.js
9 3 (3.70%) Sass
9 3 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.47%) CGI
10 2 (2.47%) JSTL
10 2 (2.47%) OpenGL
10 2 (2.47%) Pixi.js
10 2 (2.47%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (43.21%) User Experience
2 18 (22.22%) Graphic Design
3 12 (14.81%) W3C
4 9 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 8 (9.88%) Animation
6 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (8.64%) Organisational Skills
6 7 (8.64%) Social Media
7 5 (6.17%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (6.17%) Photography
8 2 (2.47%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.47%) e-Learning
8 2 (2.47%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (2.47%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (2.47%) Video Editing
9 1 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.23%) Digital TV
9 1 (1.23%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (1.23%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Android
1 12 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 9 (11.11%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 8 (9.88%) Windows 7
3 8 (9.88%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2016
3 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Wireframes
2 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.28%) SEO
3 14 (17.28%) Web Design
4 11 (13.58%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (12.35%) Analytics
5 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (11.11%) A/B Testing
6 9 (11.11%) Scrum
6 9 (11.11%) Web Analytics
7 8 (9.88%) Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (9.88%) Backlog Management
7 8 (9.88%) ITIL
7 8 (9.88%) Service Design
7 8 (9.88%) Systems Engineering
7 8 (9.88%) Test Scripting
7 8 (9.88%) User Stories
8 7 (8.64%) Customer-Centricity
8 7 (8.64%) Image Processing
8 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.35%) Java
3 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.88%) VB
4 7 (8.64%) C
5 2 (2.47%) ES6
5 2 (2.47%) SQL
5 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.23%) C#
6 1 (1.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.88%) Degree
3 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
1 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 49 (60.49%) Adobe
2 12 (14.81%) Google
3 9 (11.11%) Optimizely
4 8 (9.88%) ESRI
4 8 (9.88%) Lumension
4 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.88%) Oracle
4 8 (9.88%) Sophos
4 8 (9.88%) VMware
5 7 (8.64%) Cisco
6 5 (6.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.47%) Apple
7 2 (2.47%) Facebook
7 2 (2.47%) Marketo
7 2 (2.47%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 2 (2.47%) Twitter
7 2 (2.47%) YouTube
8 1 (1.23%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) Remedy
8 1 (1.23%) Xerox