Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 347 283
Rank change year-on-year -13 -64 -10
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 283 275 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.65% 0.91%
As % of the Applications category 7.98% 7.85% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 165 299
London median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £216 £213 £190
90th Percentile £544 £529 £500
England median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 7
London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.76% -20.00% +19.32%
10th Percentile £27.25 £13.75 £25.43
90th Percentile £41.75 £122.63 £31.16
England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% -39.05% +30.24%

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 3,547 3,503 4,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.78% 8.23% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,365 2,313 2,967
London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £154 £163 £163
90th Percentile £600 £600 £551
England median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.07% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 142 163
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +26.72% -3.68%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.00 £26.88
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -13 58 £350 -12.50% 30
South London -14 40 £354 -32.62% 3
West London -27 20 £338 -20.12% 25
East London -9 7 £388 -3.13% 13
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 163 (57.60%) User Experience
2 152 (53.71%) HTML
3 139 (49.12%) Adobe
4 126 (44.52%) CSS
5 116 (40.99%) Adobe Illustrator
6 108 (38.16%) JavaScript
7 97 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (25.44%) Responsive Web Design
9 67 (23.67%) Wireframes
10 65 (22.97%) CSS3
11 64 (22.61%) Finance
12 63 (22.26%) HTML5
13 53 (18.73%) InVision
14 52 (18.37%) Web Development
14 52 (18.37%) Scrum
15 44 (15.55%) Front End Development
16 42 (14.84%) AngularJS
17 41 (14.49%) JIRA
18 40 (14.13%) Git (software)
19 39 (13.78%) jQuery
20 38 (13.43%) E-Commerce
20 38 (13.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 36 (12.72%) Retail
22 35 (12.37%) Sass
23 34 (12.01%) TDD
24 33 (11.66%) InDesign
24 33 (11.66%) Prototyping
25 32 (11.31%) Java
26 31 (10.95%) CMS
26 31 (10.95%) Typography

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 31 (10.95%) CMS
2 27 (9.54%) WordPress
3 26 (9.19%) Confluence
4 6 (2.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (2.12%) Marvel
5 5 (1.77%) Drupal
5 5 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.41%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.06%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.35%) Kentico
8 1 (0.35%) Moodle
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 116 (40.99%) Adobe Illustrator
2 53 (18.73%) InVision
3 38 (13.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 33 (11.66%) InDesign
5 16 (5.65%) Adobe After Effects
5 16 (5.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (4.95%) Acrobat
7 10 (3.53%) Adobe Premiere
8 9 (3.18%) Maya
9 7 (2.47%) Fireworks
9 7 (2.47%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (2.12%) GIMP
11 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (1.77%) UXPin
12 4 (1.41%) Blender
12 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
13 3 (1.06%) AutoCAD
13 3 (1.06%) CINEMA 4D
13 3 (1.06%) FreeHand
13 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.77%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.06%) GitHub
4 3 (1.06%) Office 365
4 3 (1.06%) SaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.47%) Intranet
2 6 (2.12%) Internet
3 2 (0.71%) SMS
4 1 (0.35%) H.323
4 1 (0.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.12%) SQL Server
1 6 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.06%) MySQL
2 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.71%) GIS
4 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (14.49%) JIRA
2 40 (14.13%) Git (software)
3 31 (10.95%) Grunt
4 30 (10.60%) Axure RP
5 21 (7.42%) Jasmine
5 21 (7.42%) Karma Test Runner
6 13 (4.59%) Dreamweaver
6 13 (4.59%) webpack
7 12 (4.24%) gulp
8 9 (3.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 6 (2.12%) Hudson
9 6 (2.12%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.12%) Maven
9 6 (2.12%) Mocha
9 6 (2.12%) Selenium
9 6 (2.12%) SonarQube
9 6 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.12%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.77%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.77%) Xcode
General
1 64 (22.61%) Finance
2 36 (12.72%) Retail
3 28 (9.89%) Marketing
4 17 (6.01%) Banking
5 15 (5.30%) Games
6 9 (3.18%) Advertising
7 7 (2.47%) Publishing
8 4 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.06%) Law
9 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.06%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.71%) iGaming
10 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
11 1 (0.35%) Legal
11 1 (0.35%) Military
11 1 (0.35%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 137 (48.41%) Designer
2 97 (34.28%) Developer
3 62 (21.91%) UX Designer
4 51 (18.02%) UI Designer
5 50 (17.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 29 (10.25%) UI Developer
7 26 (9.19%) UI/UX Designer
8 24 (8.48%) Digital Designer
9 18 (6.36%) HTML CSS Developer
9 18 (6.36%) HTML Developer
10 16 (5.65%) React Developer
11 14 (4.95%) Visual Designer
12 13 (4.59%) Senior Designer
13 12 (4.24%) Junior
14 11 (3.89%) C# Developer
14 11 (3.89%) Web Developer
14 11 (3.89%) WordPress Developer
15 9 (3.18%) Graphic Designer
15 9 (3.18%) JavaScript Developer
16 8 (2.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (53.71%) HTML
2 126 (44.52%) CSS
3 65 (22.97%) CSS3
4 63 (22.26%) HTML5
5 42 (14.84%) AngularJS
6 39 (13.78%) jQuery
7 35 (12.37%) Sass
8 31 (10.95%) React
9 18 (6.36%) Node.js
10 16 (5.65%) .NET
11 14 (4.95%) LESS
11 14 (4.95%) Redux
12 13 (4.59%) REST
13 12 (4.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 10 (3.53%) Flash
15 9 (3.18%) ASP.NET
16 7 (2.47%) Handlebars
16 7 (2.47%) JSON
16 7 (2.47%) SVG
17 6 (2.12%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 163 (57.60%) User Experience
2 26 (9.19%) Mobile App
3 20 (7.07%) Graphic Design
3 20 (7.07%) W3C
4 16 (5.65%) Animation
4 16 (5.65%) Fintech
5 14 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.89%) Social Media
7 10 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.83%) Video Editing
9 5 (1.77%) Blog
10 4 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (1.41%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.41%) Photography
11 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.06%) Apple TV
11 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.06%) Vector Graphics
11 3 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.01%) Apple iOS
2 16 (5.65%) Android
3 6 (2.12%) Windows
4 4 (1.41%) Mac OS
4 4 (1.41%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (25.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 67 (23.67%) Wireframes
4 52 (18.37%) Scrum
4 52 (18.37%) Web Development
5 44 (15.55%) Front End Development
6 38 (13.43%) E-Commerce
7 34 (12.01%) TDD
8 33 (11.66%) Prototyping
9 31 (10.95%) Typography
10 28 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (9.54%) Web Design
12 24 (8.48%) OO
13 21 (7.42%) Visualisation
14 20 (7.07%) MVC
14 20 (7.07%) MVVM
15 19 (6.71%) Project Management
16 18 (6.36%) Content Management
16 18 (6.36%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
16 18 (6.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (38.16%) JavaScript
2 32 (11.31%) Java
3 19 (6.71%) ES6
4 18 (6.36%) C#
5 15 (5.30%) SQL
6 9 (3.18%) PHP
7 6 (2.12%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.12%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.06%) Apple Swift
8 3 (1.06%) C++
8 3 (1.06%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.06%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.71%) ES7
10 1 (0.35%) C
10 1 (0.35%) Go
10 1 (0.35%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (9.89%) Degree
2 18 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.06%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.71%) CISA
5 2 (0.71%) CISSP
5 2 (0.71%) GIAC
6 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.12%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.71%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (2.47%) Docker
2 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.12%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.35%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 139 (49.12%) Adobe
2 21 (7.42%) Google
3 10 (3.53%) hybris
4 8 (2.83%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.47%) Apple
6 5 (1.77%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.41%) ATG
7 4 (1.41%) Oracle
8 3 (1.06%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.06%) Facebook
8 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.06%) Twitter
8 3 (1.06%) Volusion
9 2 (0.71%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Alterian
10 1 (0.35%) Demandware
10 1 (0.35%) Marketo
10 1 (0.35%) Progress
10 1 (0.35%) Samsung
10 1 (0.35%) Tandberg