Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 352 338 277
Rank change year-on-year -14 -61 -21
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 302 300 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.67% 0.93%
As % of the Applications category 8.63% 8.00% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 199 292
London median daily rate £400 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +17.42% +1.54%
10th Percentile £219 £213 £188
90th Percentile £538 £503 £512
England median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
London median hourly rate £43.50 £20.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.20% -34.40% +42.05%
10th Percentile £26.65 £13.75 £25.37
90th Percentile £146.75 £49.35 £42.50
England median hourly rate £30.75 £19.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +57.69% -27.78% +30.12%

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 3,498 3,749 4,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.65% 8.32% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,351 2,571 2,712
London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £153 £160 £160
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
England median daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 123 172
London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £16.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +26.68% -2.49%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.78 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.00 £38.55
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +9.56%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -7 60 £350 -15.15% 28
South London -5 37 £358 -24.74% 4
West London -5 16 £238 -42.60% 24
East London -14 6 £388 -13.89% 6
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 178 (58.94%) HTML
2 155 (51.32%) User Experience
3 153 (50.66%) CSS
4 126 (41.72%) Adobe
5 123 (40.73%) JavaScript
6 109 (36.09%) Adobe Illustrator
7 88 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (24.50%) Wireframes
9 69 (22.85%) CSS3
10 67 (22.19%) HTML5
11 60 (19.87%) jQuery
11 60 (19.87%) Responsive Web Design
12 56 (18.54%) Scrum
13 55 (18.21%) Web Development
14 52 (17.22%) Finance
15 49 (16.23%) Git (software)
16 48 (15.89%) AngularJS
16 48 (15.89%) Front End Development
17 44 (14.57%) JIRA
18 39 (12.91%) MVC
18 39 (12.91%) InVision
19 38 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
20 36 (11.92%) React
20 36 (11.92%) TDD
20 36 (11.92%) Java
21 35 (11.59%) Dreamweaver
22 34 (11.26%) Axure RP
23 33 (10.93%) E-Commerce
23 33 (10.93%) Retail
24 31 (10.26%) Project Management

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 27 (8.94%) Confluence
2 26 (8.61%) Drupal
2 26 (8.61%) WordPress
3 24 (7.95%) CMS
4 6 (1.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.66%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.99%) Marvel
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.33%) Moodle
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 109 (36.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 39 (12.91%) InVision
3 29 (9.60%) InDesign
4 28 (9.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 27 (8.94%) Fireworks
6 17 (5.63%) Adobe After Effects
7 13 (4.30%) Acrobat
8 11 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 9 (2.98%) Adobe Premiere
10 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (1.99%) GIMP
11 6 (1.99%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (1.66%) Maya
13 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
14 3 (0.99%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.99%) FreeHand
15 2 (0.66%) Final Cut Pro
15 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
15 2 (0.66%) ZBrush
16 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 9 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.32%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.32%) Office 365
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.33%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.65%) Internet
1 8 (2.65%) Intranet
2 2 (0.66%) SMS
3 1 (0.33%) H.323
3 1 (0.33%) WebEx
3 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.96%) MySQL
2 5 (1.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) GIS
5 1 (0.33%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (16.23%) Git (software)
2 44 (14.57%) JIRA
3 35 (11.59%) Dreamweaver
4 34 (11.26%) Axure RP
5 31 (10.26%) Grunt
6 26 (8.61%) gulp
7 25 (8.28%) Karma Test Runner
8 24 (7.95%) Jasmine
9 11 (3.64%) webpack
10 9 (2.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 7 (2.32%) Selenium
12 6 (1.99%) Hudson
12 6 (1.99%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.99%) Maven
12 6 (1.99%) Mocha
12 6 (1.99%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.99%) Xcode
13 5 (1.66%) SonarQube
13 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.32%) Bitbucket
General
1 52 (17.22%) Finance
2 33 (10.93%) Retail
3 25 (8.28%) Marketing
4 17 (5.63%) Banking
5 11 (3.64%) Games
6 9 (2.98%) Advertising
7 6 (1.99%) Publishing
8 4 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.99%) Law
9 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.66%) French Language
10 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.33%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Military
11 1 (0.33%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 139 (46.03%) Designer
2 117 (38.74%) Developer
3 69 (22.85%) UX Designer
4 58 (19.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 58 (19.21%) UI Designer
5 30 (9.93%) UI/UX Designer
6 27 (8.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (6.95%) UI Developer
8 19 (6.29%) Digital Designer
8 19 (6.29%) Drupal Developer
9 14 (4.64%) React Developer
9 14 (4.64%) Senior Designer
10 13 (4.30%) HTML Developer
11 12 (3.97%) HTML CSS Developer
12 10 (3.31%) Graphic Designer
12 10 (3.31%) Junior
12 10 (3.31%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.98%) C# Developer
13 9 (2.98%) Photoshop Designer
14 8 (2.65%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (58.94%) HTML
2 153 (50.66%) CSS
3 69 (22.85%) CSS3
4 67 (22.19%) HTML5
5 60 (19.87%) jQuery
6 48 (15.89%) AngularJS
7 36 (11.92%) React
8 29 (9.60%) XHTML
9 25 (8.28%) Sass
10 21 (6.95%) Node.js
11 13 (4.30%) LESS
11 13 (4.30%) REST
12 12 (3.97%) .NET
13 10 (3.31%) Redux
14 9 (2.98%) ASP.NET
14 9 (2.98%) D3.js
15 8 (2.65%) Flash
15 8 (2.65%) SVG
16 7 (2.32%) Ajax
16 7 (2.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 155 (51.32%) User Experience
2 21 (6.95%) Mobile App
2 21 (6.95%) W3C
3 18 (5.96%) Graphic Design
4 17 (5.63%) Fintech
5 15 (4.97%) Video Editing
6 13 (4.30%) Animation
7 12 (3.97%) Social Media
8 11 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.98%) Hedge funds
9 9 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.99%) Photography
11 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.99%) Apple TV
11 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.99%) Vector Graphics
11 3 (0.99%) Wiki
12 2 (0.66%) Blog
12 2 (0.66%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.97%) Apple iOS
2 11 (3.64%) Android
3 6 (1.99%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.66%) Windows
5 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (24.50%) Wireframes
3 60 (19.87%) Responsive Web Design
4 56 (18.54%) Scrum
5 55 (18.21%) Web Development
6 48 (15.89%) Front End Development
7 39 (12.91%) MVC
8 38 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (11.92%) TDD
10 33 (10.93%) E-Commerce
11 31 (10.26%) Project Management
12 30 (9.93%) Prototyping
13 28 (9.27%) Web Design
14 24 (7.95%) Visualisation
15 23 (7.62%) MVVM
15 23 (7.62%) OO
15 23 (7.62%) Typography
16 20 (6.62%) Kanban
17 19 (6.29%) Information Architecture
18 18 (5.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 123 (40.73%) JavaScript
2 36 (11.92%) Java
3 27 (8.94%) PHP
4 17 (5.63%) SQL
5 16 (5.30%) ES6
6 11 (3.64%) C#
7 5 (1.66%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.66%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.99%) Apple Swift
8 3 (0.99%) C++
8 3 (0.99%) Objective-C
8 3 (0.99%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.66%) Python
9 2 (0.66%) Ruby
10 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.33%) C
10 1 (0.33%) Go
10 1 (0.33%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (7.95%) Degree
2 21 (6.95%) SC Cleared
2 21 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.66%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.33%) CISA
4 1 (0.33%) CISSP
4 1 (0.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.31%) QA
2 5 (1.66%) WCAG
3 2 (0.66%) GDPR
3 2 (0.66%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.33%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (3.64%) Docker
2 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 126 (41.72%) Adobe
2 23 (7.62%) Google
3 17 (5.63%) hybris
4 12 (3.97%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.66%) Apple
6 4 (1.32%) ATG
6 4 (1.32%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.99%) Twitter
8 2 (0.66%) Facebook
8 2 (0.66%) Marketo
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle
8 2 (0.66%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco
9 1 (0.33%) Hootsuite
9 1 (0.33%) IBM
9 1 (0.33%) Progress
9 1 (0.33%) Samsung
9 1 (0.33%) Tandberg
9 1 (0.33%) Xerox