Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 388 336 291
Rank change year-on-year -52 -45 -65
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 260 322 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.69% 0.83%
As % of the Applications category 7.56% 8.17% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 236 250
London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +4.41%
10th Percentile £238 £206 £190
90th Percentile £538 £498 £525
England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
London median hourly rate £95.00 £21.00 £29.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +352.38% -28.93% +37.44%
10th Percentile £36.00 £14.81 £22.90
90th Percentile £158.00 £29.18 £42.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £25.50
% change year-on-year +77.22% -22.55% +15.91%

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 3,440 3,940 3,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.79% 8.48% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,274 2,749 2,396
London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £156 £150 £160
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 127 165
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +23.09% -1.57%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.39
90th Percentile £47.34 £38.75 £42.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +3.23%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +2 65 £388 +3.33% 38
South London +21 24 £425 +13.33% 7
West London -19 10 £153 -58.22% 27
East London -26 4 £400 -20.00% 13
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 155 (59.62%) HTML
2 139 (53.46%) CSS
3 117 (45.00%) User Experience
4 106 (40.77%) JavaScript
5 96 (36.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 92 (35.38%) Adobe
7 80 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (23.46%) HTML5
9 54 (20.77%) CSS3
10 52 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 51 (19.62%) Finance
11 51 (19.62%) Wireframes
12 50 (19.23%) jQuery
13 48 (18.46%) Responsive Web Design
14 47 (18.08%) AngularJS
14 47 (18.08%) MVC
15 45 (17.31%) InVision
16 44 (16.92%) Front End Development
17 43 (16.54%) Dreamweaver
18 40 (15.38%) Web Development
19 36 (13.85%) Marketing
20 35 (13.46%) gulp
21 34 (13.08%) Drupal
21 34 (13.08%) PHP
21 34 (13.08%) XHTML
22 33 (12.69%) Mobile App
22 33 (12.69%) Prototyping
23 29 (11.15%) Retail
24 28 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
25 27 (10.38%) Scrum

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 34 (13.08%) Drupal
2 18 (6.92%) CMS
3 14 (5.38%) Marvel
4 12 (4.62%) Confluence
4 12 (4.62%) WordPress
5 6 (2.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.92%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.54%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.77%) Tornado
10 1 (0.38%) IIS
10 1 (0.38%) JBoss
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 96 (36.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 45 (17.31%) InVision
3 25 (9.62%) Fireworks
4 18 (6.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 17 (6.54%) InDesign
6 14 (5.38%) Adobe After Effects
7 12 (4.62%) Acrobat
8 9 (3.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 8 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (2.31%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
13 3 (1.15%) GIMP
14 2 (0.77%) Blender
14 2 (0.77%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (0.77%) Maya
15 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.38%) FreeHand
15 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
15 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.38%) Magento
1 1 (0.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 7 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.31%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.92%) Office 365
5 3 (1.15%) npm
5 3 (1.15%) Yarn
6 2 (0.77%) GitHub
7 1 (0.38%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.31%) Internet
1 6 (2.31%) Intranet
2 1 (0.38%) DHCP
2 1 (0.38%) DNS
2 1 (0.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) SMS
2 1 (0.38%) VLAN
2 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.92%) MySQL
2 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 52 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 43 (16.54%) Dreamweaver
3 35 (13.46%) gulp
4 26 (10.00%) Grunt
5 25 (9.62%) Karma Test Runner
6 24 (9.23%) Jasmine
7 20 (7.69%) JIRA
8 19 (7.31%) Axure RP
9 7 (2.69%) webpack
10 3 (1.15%) PostCSS
10 3 (1.15%) Subversion
10 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.77%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.77%) Xcode
12 1 (0.38%) JUnit
12 1 (0.38%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (19.62%) Finance
2 36 (13.85%) Marketing
3 29 (11.15%) Retail
4 10 (3.85%) Banking
5 7 (2.69%) Advertising
5 7 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.31%) Games
6 6 (2.31%) Publishing
7 2 (0.77%) Back Office
7 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.38%) French Language
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
8 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Military
8 1 (0.38%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (48.46%) Designer
2 99 (38.08%) Developer
3 67 (25.77%) UI Designer
4 51 (19.62%) UX Designer
5 46 (17.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 31 (11.92%) UI/UX Designer
7 27 (10.38%) Drupal Developer
8 24 (9.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 20 (7.69%) UI Developer
10 18 (6.92%) Digital Designer
11 13 (5.00%) Senior Designer
11 13 (5.00%) Visual Designer
12 8 (3.08%) Photoshop Designer
13 7 (2.69%) Angular Developer
13 7 (2.69%) C# Developer
13 7 (2.69%) HTML Developer
13 7 (2.69%) Junior
13 7 (2.69%) Senior UI Designer
14 6 (2.31%) Senior Developer
15 5 (1.92%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (59.62%) HTML
2 139 (53.46%) CSS
3 61 (23.46%) HTML5
4 54 (20.77%) CSS3
5 50 (19.23%) jQuery
6 47 (18.08%) AngularJS
7 34 (13.08%) XHTML
8 25 (9.62%) Ajax
9 20 (7.69%) React
10 18 (6.92%) LESS
10 18 (6.92%) RESTful
11 17 (6.54%) Node.js
12 16 (6.15%) DOM
12 16 (6.15%) Sass
13 11 (4.23%) .NET
13 11 (4.23%) JSON
14 10 (3.85%) Flash
15 9 (3.46%) D3.js
16 7 (2.69%) ASP.NET
16 7 (2.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 117 (45.00%) User Experience
2 33 (12.69%) Mobile App
3 20 (7.69%) Animation
4 19 (7.31%) Graphic Design
5 15 (5.77%) Video Editing
6 10 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.85%) W3C
7 9 (3.46%) Fintech
8 8 (3.08%) Social Media
9 7 (2.69%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.92%) Photography
12 4 (1.54%) Online Banking
13 3 (1.15%) Blog
14 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.77%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.77%) Motion Graphics
15 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
15 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.69%) Android
1 7 (2.69%) Apple iOS
2 5 (1.92%) Mac OS X
3 4 (1.54%) Windows
4 3 (1.15%) Linux
5 2 (0.77%) Unix
5 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (19.62%) Wireframes
3 48 (18.46%) Responsive Web Design
4 47 (18.08%) MVC
5 44 (16.92%) Front End Development
6 40 (15.38%) Web Development
7 33 (12.69%) Prototyping
8 28 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (10.38%) Scrum
10 26 (10.00%) Project Management
11 25 (9.62%) E-Commerce
12 23 (8.85%) Analytics
12 23 (8.85%) MVVM
12 23 (8.85%) Visualisation
13 21 (8.08%) OO
14 19 (7.31%) Information Architecture
14 19 (7.31%) Web Design
15 18 (6.92%) Typography
16 17 (6.54%) Time Management
16 17 (6.54%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 106 (40.77%) JavaScript
2 34 (13.08%) PHP
3 15 (5.77%) Java
4 11 (4.23%) SQL
5 10 (3.85%) C#
6 7 (2.69%) Python
7 6 (2.31%) ES6
8 5 (1.92%) Ruby
9 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.15%) C++
10 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.77%) C
11 2 (0.77%) Go
11 2 (0.77%) R
11 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.38%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (7.69%) Degree
2 16 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.38%) MCSA
5 1 (0.38%) MCSD
5 1 (0.38%) MCSE
5 1 (0.38%) MCT
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.08%) WCAG
2 7 (2.69%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.23%) Docker
2 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (2.69%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.77%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (35.38%) Adobe
2 14 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.62%) Google
4 9 (3.46%) hybris
5 5 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.54%) ATG
7 3 (1.15%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (0.77%) Apple
8 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.77%) Twitter
9 1 (0.38%) Facebook
9 1 (0.38%) Hootsuite
9 1 (0.38%) Marketo
9 1 (0.38%) Samsung
9 1 (0.38%) Xerox