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 3 months to 24 April 2017 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 250 241
Rank change year-on-year -26 -9  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 124 197 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.85% 0.86%
As % of the Applications category 7.80% 9.00% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 156 129
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £431 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Median hourly rate £69.13 £26.25 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.33% +33.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.18 £26.25 £16.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.00 £26.25 £26.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.17 £17.86
% change year-on-year -32.32% +24.10%  

Photoshop is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1589 2188 2390
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 7.88% 9.44% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1035 1555 1567
Median daily rate £400 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 92 120
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £11.95 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £26.25 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year - +7.74%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Photoshop as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 17 £425 +13.33% 9
Uxbridge - 5 - -
Croydon +12 2 £208 -51.17%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £100 - 1
Hounslow -1 1 - -
Osterley - 1 - -
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 158 (59.85%) HTML
2 141 (53.41%) CSS
3 129 (48.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 114 (43.18%) User Experience
5 106 (40.15%) Adobe
6 105 (39.77%) JavaScript
7 79 (29.92%) Wireframes
8 74 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (23.86%) HTML5
10 61 (23.11%) jQuery
11 60 (22.73%) Front End Development
12 52 (19.70%) Prototyping
13 43 (16.29%) CSS3
14 42 (15.91%) Marketing
15 40 (15.15%) InVision
16 39 (14.77%) Responsive Web Design
16 39 (14.77%) Degree
17 37 (14.02%) Web Development
18 35 (13.26%) Sass
19 33 (12.50%) Axure RP
20 32 (12.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 31 (11.74%) PHP
22 30 (11.36%) Dreamweaver
22 30 (11.36%) Finance
23 26 (9.85%) Microsoft
23 26 (9.85%) Node.js
24 25 (9.47%) AngularJS
24 25 (9.47%) Android
25 23 (8.71%) Apple iOS
26 22 (8.33%) LESS

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 21 (7.95%) CMS
2 11 (4.17%) WordPress
3 6 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.76%) Marvel
4 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.38%) Apache
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 129 (48.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 40 (15.15%) InVision
3 32 (12.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (7.95%) InDesign
5 15 (5.68%) MS Visio
6 14 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (4.55%) Adobe After Effects
7 12 (4.55%) Fireworks
7 12 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (2.65%) GIMP
9 6 (2.27%) Adobe Premiere
9 6 (2.27%) CINEMA 4D
9 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (1.52%) 3ds Max
10 4 (1.52%) Acrobat
10 4 (1.52%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (1.52%) Pixate
10 4 (1.52%) UXPin
11 1 (0.38%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.38%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) SAP CRM
1 5 (1.89%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (1.14%) FastStats
2 3 (1.14%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 1 (0.38%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.38%) Radian6
3 1 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.38%) Unica
3 1 (0.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 7 (2.65%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.14%) Responsys
4 2 (0.76%) Google Play
4 2 (0.76%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) GitHub
5 1 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.38%) Office 365
5 1 (0.38%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.14%) Intranet
1 3 (1.14%) MVNO
2 2 (0.76%) Internet
2 2 (0.76%) snoop
3 1 (0.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.17%) MySQL
2 3 (1.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.38%) Big Data
4 1 (0.38%) GIS
4 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 30 (11.36%) Dreamweaver
3 19 (7.20%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 9 (3.41%) Grunt
5 9 (3.41%) Subversion
6 8 (3.03%) gulp
7 7 (2.65%) Mocha
8 6 (2.27%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.89%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.89%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.14%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.14%) Bower
10 3 (1.14%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.14%) webpack
11 2 (0.76%) Firebug
11 2 (0.76%) NCrunch
11 2 (0.76%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (15.91%) Marketing
2 30 (11.36%) Finance
3 15 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.30%) Banking
5 12 (4.55%) Publishing
6 8 (3.03%) Games
6 8 (3.03%) Retail
7 6 (2.27%) Czech Language
8 5 (1.89%) Advertising
8 5 (1.89%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.52%) Legal
10 3 (1.14%) Front Office
10 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.76%) Back Office
11 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.76%) French Language
11 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.38%) Local Government
12 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (48.48%) Designer
2 82 (31.06%) Developer
3 51 (19.32%) UX Designer
4 50 (18.94%) UI Designer
5 46 (17.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 32 (12.12%) UI/UX Designer
7 23 (8.71%) UI Developer
8 22 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 19 (7.20%) Senior Designer
9 19 (7.20%) Web Designer
10 17 (6.44%) HTML Developer
11 16 (6.06%) Mobile Designer
12 15 (5.68%) Mobile UI Designer
13 14 (5.30%) Visual Designer
14 13 (4.92%) Digital Designer
15 12 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
15 12 (4.55%) Interaction Designer
16 11 (4.17%) Angular Developer
16 11 (4.17%) UX Developer
17 10 (3.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (59.85%) HTML
2 141 (53.41%) CSS
3 63 (23.86%) HTML5
4 61 (23.11%) jQuery
5 43 (16.29%) CSS3
6 35 (13.26%) Sass
7 26 (9.85%) Node.js
8 25 (9.47%) AngularJS
9 22 (8.33%) LESS
10 20 (7.58%) Ajax
10 20 (7.58%) Flash
10 20 (7.58%) React
11 17 (6.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (5.68%) XHTML
13 14 (5.30%) Apache Flex
14 12 (4.55%) DHTML
15 9 (3.41%) Web Services
16 8 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (3.03%) Material Design
17 6 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 114 (43.18%) User Experience
2 15 (5.68%) Graphic Design
2 15 (5.68%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.17%) Interactive TV
5 10 (3.79%) Social Media
6 9 (3.41%) Animation
6 9 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (3.03%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.65%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.65%) W3C
9 5 (1.89%) Motion Graphics
10 4 (1.52%) Video Editing
11 3 (1.14%) Blog
11 3 (1.14%) Fintech
11 3 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.76%) Digital TV
12 2 (0.76%) iPad
12 2 (0.76%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.47%) Android
2 23 (8.71%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.89%) Windows
4 2 (0.76%) Linux
4 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.38%) CentOS
5 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (29.92%) Wireframes
2 74 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (22.73%) Front End Development
4 52 (19.70%) Prototyping
5 39 (14.77%) Responsive Web Design
6 37 (14.02%) Web Development
7 22 (8.33%) Typography
8 21 (7.95%) E-Commerce
8 21 (7.95%) Mobile First
8 21 (7.95%) Web Design
9 19 (7.20%) Analytics
9 19 (7.20%) Visualisation
10 18 (6.82%) Data Visualisation
11 17 (6.44%) Information Architecture
11 17 (6.44%) Product Management
11 17 (6.44%) TDD
12 15 (5.68%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 15 (5.68%) Rapid Prototyping
12 15 (5.68%) Scrum
13 13 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 105 (39.77%) JavaScript
2 31 (11.74%) PHP
3 17 (6.44%) Python
4 12 (4.55%) C#
4 12 (4.55%) Perl
5 5 (1.89%) ECMAScript
5 5 (1.89%) Java
5 5 (1.89%) XAML
6 4 (1.52%) SQL
7 2 (0.76%) C
7 2 (0.76%) ES6
7 2 (0.76%) Ruby
7 2 (0.76%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.38%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (14.77%) Degree
2 6 (2.27%) MBA
3 1 (0.38%) MOS
3 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.79%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Ansible
1 1 (0.38%) cPanel
Vendors
1 106 (40.15%) Adobe
2 26 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.58%) Google
4 9 (3.41%) SAP
5 5 (1.89%) hybris
6 3 (1.14%) Apple
6 3 (1.14%) IBM
7 2 (0.76%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.76%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.76%) Telerik
8 1 (0.38%) Avid
8 1 (0.38%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.38%) Facebook
8 1 (0.38%) Sage
8 1 (0.38%) VMware
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