Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 460 307 363
Rank change year-on-year -153 +56 -5
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 107 52 209
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.38% 0.57%
As % of the Applications category 4.32% 5.71% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 40 146
10th Percentile £288 £211 £179
25th Percentile £359 £350 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £414 £370
Median % change year-on-year +32.93% +11.82% -7.50%
75th Percentile £621 £506 £438
90th Percentile £713 £530 £517
England median daily rate £444 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +4.41% +21.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £27.25 " £20.00
Median hourly rate £29.50 - £30.00
75th Percentile £31.75 " £38.85
90th Percentile " " £50.50
England median hourly rate £27.50 - £30.00

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 2,477 911 2,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.97% 6.61% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,638 618 1,969
10th Percentile £213 £160 £160
25th Percentile £338 £290 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £585 £530 £500
90th Percentile £675 £638 £600
England median daily rate £419 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +10.41% +1.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 25 137
10th Percentile £13.63 £12.72 £12.26
25th Percentile £16.25 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.39 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +28.93% +2.05% -
75th Percentile £38.75 £35.00 £22.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.33 £29.96
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.99 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.85% +11.71% +3.03%

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 18 October 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
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 18 October 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
Central London -64 14 £325 -21.45% 7
West London -13 10 £588 +30.56% 6
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 62 (57.94%) Adobe
2 56 (52.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 52 (48.60%) User Experience
4 45 (42.06%) Wireframes
5 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (36.45%) Social Skills
7 37 (34.58%) HTML
8 30 (28.04%) Prototyping
9 29 (27.10%) Sketch
10 25 (23.36%) CSS
10 25 (23.36%) Marketing
11 24 (22.43%) Axure RP
12 23 (21.50%) InVision
13 21 (19.63%) Accessibility
13 21 (19.63%) User Research
13 21 (19.63%) Degree
13 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
13 21 (19.63%) CRM
14 20 (18.69%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
15 18 (16.82%) Finance
16 16 (14.95%) HTML5
17 15 (14.02%) React
17 15 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (14.02%) Figma
18 14 (13.08%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
18 14 (13.08%) Animation
18 14 (13.08%) Digital Marketing
18 14 (13.08%) Workflow
18 14 (13.08%) InDesign
18 14 (13.08%) Banking

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 7 (6.54%) CMS
2 6 (5.61%) ArcGIS
3 4 (3.74%) Confluence
4 2 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.87%) WordPress
5 1 (0.93%) Drupal
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.93%) JBoss
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (52.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 29 (27.10%) Sketch
3 23 (21.50%) InVision
4 15 (14.02%) Figma
5 14 (13.08%) InDesign
6 13 (12.15%) Adobe Premiere
7 12 (11.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 11 (10.28%) Adobe XD
9 9 (8.41%) Adobe After Effects
10 7 (6.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (4.67%) Marvel
12 3 (2.80%) GIMP
12 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
12 3 (2.80%) Zeplin
13 2 (1.87%) Maya
14 1 (0.93%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.93%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.93%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.93%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.93%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.93%) Shopify
2 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (4.67%) npm
3 4 (3.74%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.87%) AWS
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.93%) Azure
5 1 (0.93%) Firebase
5 1 (0.93%) Google Ads
5 1 (0.93%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.93%) SaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Socialbakers
5 1 (0.93%) Yammer
5 1 (0.93%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) GIS
3 4 (3.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 24 (22.43%) Axure RP
2 10 (9.35%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.35%) JIRA
3 9 (8.41%) Jasmine
4 8 (7.48%) Grunt
5 6 (5.61%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.61%) Cypress.io
5 6 (5.61%) GitLab
5 6 (5.61%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.67%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (3.74%) webpack
8 3 (2.80%) Bower
8 3 (2.80%) Bundler
8 3 (2.80%) gulp
8 3 (2.80%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.80%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.93%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.93%) Maven
10 1 (0.93%) NetBeans
General
1 39 (36.45%) Social Skills
2 25 (23.36%) Marketing
3 18 (16.82%) Finance
4 14 (13.08%) Banking
5 12 (11.21%) Back Office
5 12 (11.21%) Investment Banking
6 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (8.41%) Presentation Skills
8 7 (6.54%) French Language
8 7 (6.54%) German Language
8 7 (6.54%) Italian Language
9 5 (4.67%) Retail
10 4 (3.74%) Games
11 3 (2.80%) Advertising
11 3 (2.80%) Publishing
12 2 (1.87%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (1.87%) Law
12 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.93%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 61 (57.01%) Designer
2 25 (23.36%) UI Designer
2 25 (23.36%) UX Designer
3 20 (18.69%) Developer
4 16 (14.95%) UI/UX Designer
5 8 (7.48%) Artworker
5 8 (7.48%) Marketing Manager
6 7 (6.54%) Marketing Automation Manager
7 6 (5.61%) Digital Designer
7 6 (5.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (5.61%) Graphic Designer
7 6 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Lead Designer
9 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Lead UX Designer
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Designer
10 3 (2.80%) Python Developer
11 2 (1.87%) Junior
11 2 (1.87%) Junior Developer
11 2 (1.87%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (34.58%) HTML
2 25 (23.36%) CSS
3 16 (14.95%) HTML5
4 15 (14.02%) React
5 10 (9.35%) AngularJS
6 9 (8.41%) Vue.js
7 8 (7.48%) jQuery
8 7 (6.54%) Node.js
9 6 (5.61%) CSS3
9 6 (5.61%) Jest
9 6 (5.61%) OpenGL
9 6 (5.61%) Pixi.js
9 6 (5.61%) WebGL
10 5 (4.67%) Sass
10 5 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.74%) HTML5 Canvas
11 4 (3.74%) Redux
11 4 (3.74%) RxJS
12 3 (2.80%) Flask
12 3 (2.80%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 52 (48.60%) User Experience
2 14 (13.08%) Animation
3 10 (9.35%) Graphic Design
4 9 (8.41%) Social Media
5 7 (6.54%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (6.54%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.54%) Marketing Technology
5 7 (6.54%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (4.67%) Digital Media
6 5 (4.67%) W3C
7 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.80%) e-Learning
8 3 (2.80%) Photography
8 3 (2.80%) Video Editing
9 2 (1.87%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.93%) EFT
10 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.93%) NHS
10 1 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.61%) Windows
1 6 (5.61%) Windows 10
1 6 (5.61%) Windows 7
1 6 (5.61%) Windows Server
1 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2016
1 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2019
2 5 (4.67%) Android
3 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.06%) Wireframes
2 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (28.04%) Prototyping
4 21 (19.63%) CRM
4 21 (19.63%) User Research
5 20 (18.69%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 15 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (13.08%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (13.08%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 14 (13.08%) Workflow
8 13 (12.15%) UX Design
8 13 (12.15%) Web Development
9 12 (11.21%) Project Management
9 12 (11.21%) Typography
10 11 (10.28%) B2B
11 10 (9.35%) Data Protection
12 9 (8.41%) Email Marketing
12 9 (8.41%) Front End Development
12 9 (8.41%) Infographics
12 9 (8.41%) Marketing Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.54%) ES6
3 6 (5.61%) C
3 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.61%) TypeScript
3 6 (5.61%) VB
4 5 (4.67%) Java
5 4 (3.74%) Python
6 3 (2.80%) SQL
7 1 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) Go
7 1 (0.93%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.93%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (19.63%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.61%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.63%) Accessibility
2 8 (7.48%) QA
3 5 (4.67%) WCAG
4 1 (0.93%) Section 508
4 1 (0.93%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (5.61%) VMware NSX
2 4 (3.74%) Docker
3 3 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 62 (57.94%) Adobe
2 10 (9.35%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.48%) Google
5 7 (6.54%) Marketo
5 7 (6.54%) Oracle
6 6 (5.61%) Cisco
6 6 (5.61%) ESRI
6 6 (5.61%) Lumension
6 6 (5.61%) Sophos
6 6 (5.61%) VMware
7 3 (2.80%) Facebook
8 2 (1.87%) Apple
8 2 (1.87%) Instagram
8 2 (1.87%) YouTube
9 1 (0.93%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.93%) Pardot
9 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Spotify
9 1 (0.93%) TikTok