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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 521 404 331
Rank change year-on-year -117 -73 +58
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 65 100 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Applications category 2.54% 5.85% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 67 55
10th Percentile £213 £313 £228
25th Percentile £313 £331 £275
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £375
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -
75th Percentile £650 £588 £506
90th Percentile £813 £713 £575
England median daily rate £375 £413 £365
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.01% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
10th Percentile - £22.72 -
25th Percentile £26.25 £26.80 -
Median hourly rate £35.63 £34.69 -
Median % change year-on-year +2.70% - -
75th Percentile £49.34 £43.67 -
90th Percentile £56.04 £48.41 -
England median hourly rate £35.63 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year +69.64% - -

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 2,555 1,710 1,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.45% 6.23% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,764 1,057 885
10th Percentile £200 £227 £163
25th Percentile £325 £350 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £420
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £570 £525
90th Percentile £713 £650 £636
England median daily rate £450 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.56% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 53 58
10th Percentile £13.98 £13.63 £12.42
25th Percentile £25.70 £15.06 £14.63
Median hourly rate £36.75 £21.13 £20.79
Median % change year-on-year +73.92% +1.66% +9.39%
75th Percentile £49.25 £41.32 £28.38
90th Percentile £60.58 £51.30 £40.14
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.62% +2.78% +9.09%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -44 2 £375 +15.38%
West London -18 1 £192 -65.09% 2
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 47 (72.31%) Adobe
2 38 (58.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 30 (46.15%) User Experience
4 28 (43.08%) UX Design
5 25 (38.46%) Agile
6 23 (35.38%) Adobe XD
7 22 (33.85%) Wireframes
8 21 (32.31%) User Research
9 20 (30.77%) Finance
10 19 (29.23%) Axure RP
10 19 (29.23%) Mobile App
10 19 (29.23%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 19 (29.23%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 18 (27.69%) Sketch
11 18 (27.69%) Social Skills
12 16 (24.62%) Accessibility
12 16 (24.62%) Figma
12 16 (24.62%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (21.54%) Apple iOS
13 14 (21.54%) Degree
13 14 (21.54%) Android
14 13 (20.00%) InDesign
14 13 (20.00%) HTML
14 13 (20.00%) InVision
15 12 (18.46%) Zeplin
15 12 (18.46%) Adobe After Effects
15 12 (18.46%) Graphic Design
15 12 (18.46%) Google
16 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
16 11 (16.92%) CSS

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 (10.77%) CMS
2 4 (6.15%) Confluence
3 3 (4.62%) Drupal
4 2 (3.08%) Moodle
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) WordPress
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (58.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 23 (35.38%) Adobe XD
3 18 (27.69%) Sketch
4 13 (20.00%) InDesign
4 13 (20.00%) InVision
5 12 (18.46%) Adobe After Effects
5 12 (18.46%) Zeplin
6 7 (10.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (9.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (6.15%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (3.08%) 3ds Max
9 2 (3.08%) Acrobat
9 2 (3.08%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (3.08%) Camtasia
9 2 (3.08%) Houdini
9 2 (3.08%) Maya
9 2 (3.08%) Snagit
10 1 (1.54%) MotionBuilder
10 1 (1.54%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Magento
1 1 (1.54%) Shopify
1 1 (1.54%) Sprinklr
1 1 (1.54%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.54%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.62%) Figma
2 5 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Dropbox
3 1 (1.54%) GitHub
3 1 (1.54%) Google Drive
3 1 (1.54%) SAP Commerce Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Axure RP
2 6 (9.23%) JIRA
3 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.62%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (4.62%) Grunt
4 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.08%) Subversion
6 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.54%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.54%) gulp
6 1 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.54%) Mocha
6 1 (1.54%) PostCSS
6 1 (1.54%) Sourcetree
6 1 (1.54%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.54%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.54%) webpack
6 1 (1.54%) Xcode
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 18 (27.69%) Social Skills
3 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (15.38%) Presentation Skills
4 8 (12.31%) Back Office
4 8 (12.31%) Marketing
5 7 (10.77%) Retail
6 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
7 3 (4.62%) Banking
7 3 (4.62%) Games
7 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
8 2 (3.08%) Advertising
8 2 (3.08%) Local Government
8 2 (3.08%) Publishing
9 1 (1.54%) Electronics
9 1 (1.54%) French Language
9 1 (1.54%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.54%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 47 (72.31%) Designer
2 23 (35.38%) UX Designer
3 22 (33.85%) UI Designer
4 19 (29.23%) UI/UX Designer
5 10 (15.38%) Developer
5 10 (15.38%) Graphic Designer
6 7 (10.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Junior
7 3 (4.62%) Motion Graphics Designer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Designer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Content Designer
8 2 (3.08%) Creative Graphic Designer
8 2 (3.08%) Digital Designer
8 2 (3.08%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (3.08%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior UI Designer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior UI/UX Designer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) HTML
2 11 (16.92%) CSS
2 11 (16.92%) Material Design
3 8 (12.31%) React
4 5 (7.69%) CSS3
4 5 (7.69%) HTML5
5 4 (6.15%) Sass
6 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.62%) jQuery
6 3 (4.62%) Vue.js
7 2 (3.08%) Jest
7 2 (3.08%) Node.js
7 2 (3.08%) RESTful
7 2 (3.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.54%) Chai
8 1 (1.54%) Core Data
8 1 (1.54%) Enzyme
8 1 (1.54%) Parceljs
8 1 (1.54%) Redux
8 1 (1.54%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 30 (46.15%) User Experience
2 19 (29.23%) Mobile App
3 12 (18.46%) Graphic Design
4 8 (12.31%) Social Media
5 6 (9.23%) Animation
6 4 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (6.15%) Virtual Team
7 3 (4.62%) Renewable Energy
7 3 (4.62%) Video Editing
8 2 (3.08%) Learning Management System
8 2 (3.08%) Low-Code
8 2 (3.08%) Photography
8 2 (3.08%) SCORM
8 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
9 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.54%) Media Streaming
9 1 (1.54%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Android
1 14 (21.54%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) UX Design
2 25 (38.46%) Agile
3 22 (33.85%) Wireframes
4 21 (32.31%) User Research
5 19 (29.23%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 19 (29.23%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
6 16 (24.62%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (16.92%) Interaction Design
7 11 (16.92%) Prototyping
8 10 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
8 10 (15.38%) Backlog Management
8 10 (15.38%) Customer Journey Map
8 10 (15.38%) Customer-Centricity
8 10 (15.38%) Data Analysis
8 10 (15.38%) Journey Map
8 10 (15.38%) Typography
8 10 (15.38%) Usability Testing
8 10 (15.38%) User Stories
8 10 (15.38%) UX Research
8 10 (15.38%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.62%) ES6
3 2 (3.08%) Java
3 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.54%) ES7
4 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.62%) Accessibility
2 10 (15.38%) WCAG
3 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (72.31%) Adobe
2 12 (18.46%) Google
3 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.62%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.08%) Apple
5 2 (3.08%) Avid
5 2 (3.08%) Facebook
5 2 (3.08%) Instagram
5 2 (3.08%) Twitter
6 1 (1.54%) Hootsuite
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) Optimizely
6 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) TikTok