Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 423 338 387
Rank change year-on-year -85 +49 -26
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 110 54 218
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the Applications category 5.55% 4.50% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 43 165
10th Percentile £313 £204 £213
25th Percentile £344 £275 £273
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +31.25% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £606 £516 £475
90th Percentile £713 £575 £525
England median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +5.92% +7.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
10th Percentile £21.45 " £20.00
25th Percentile £23.63 " £27.50
Median hourly rate £29.50 - £30.00
75th Percentile £41.66 " £42.31
90th Percentile £47.60 " £50.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 - £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 1,981 1,200 3,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.59% 7.56% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,241 808 2,101
10th Percentile £245 £160 £163
25th Percentile £350 £275 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £575 £538 £514
90th Percentile £671 £647 £600
England median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 54 138
10th Percentile £13.53 £12.44 £11.36
25th Percentile £16.25 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.29 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +35.57% +6.76% -5.00%
75th Percentile £40.04 £28.38 £23.69
90th Percentile £52.51 £40.00 £38.18
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £16.57
% change year-on-year -0.58% +9.30% +0.39%

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 29 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Photoshop in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 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
West London +9 9 £591 +31.39% 2
Central London -38 8 £313 -24.70% 12
North London - 1 £375 -
South London - 1 £625 -
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 66 (60.00%) Adobe
2 60 (54.55%) User Experience
3 50 (45.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 48 (43.64%) Wireframes
5 41 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (36.36%) HTML
7 34 (30.91%) Social Skills
8 29 (26.36%) CSS
9 28 (25.45%) JavaScript
9 28 (25.45%) User Research
10 27 (24.55%) Marketing
11 24 (21.82%) Degree
11 24 (21.82%) Sketch
12 22 (20.00%) CRM
12 22 (20.00%) HTML5
12 22 (20.00%) Accessibility
13 21 (19.09%) Axure RP
13 21 (19.09%) Finance
14 20 (18.18%) InVision
14 20 (18.18%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 20 (18.18%) React
15 19 (17.27%) Prototyping
16 18 (16.36%) Adobe XD
16 18 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
17 17 (15.45%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
17 17 (15.45%) Graphic Design
18 14 (12.73%) Banking
18 14 (12.73%) Workflow
19 13 (11.82%) Google
19 13 (11.82%) 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 6 (5.45%) Confluence
2 5 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.64%) ArcGIS
3 4 (3.64%) CMS
4 2 (1.82%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.91%) Drupal
5 1 (0.91%) JBoss
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (45.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 24 (21.82%) Sketch
3 20 (18.18%) InVision
4 18 (16.36%) Adobe XD
5 13 (11.82%) Figma
6 10 (9.09%) Zeplin
7 8 (7.27%) Adobe After Effects
7 8 (7.27%) Adobe Premiere
8 7 (6.36%) InDesign
9 5 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (4.55%) Maya
9 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (2.73%) Blender
11 2 (1.82%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (1.82%) GIMP
11 2 (1.82%) Houdini
11 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
11 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
11 2 (1.82%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.82%) Magento
2 2 (1.82%) Shopify
3 1 (0.91%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.91%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
2 9 (8.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 7 (6.36%) Google Analytics
3 7 (6.36%) npm
4 3 (2.73%) Azure
5 2 (1.82%) AWS
5 2 (1.82%) Google Docs
5 2 (1.82%) SaaS
6 1 (0.91%) Firebase
6 1 (0.91%) Google Ads
6 1 (0.91%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.91%) Google Sheets
6 1 (0.91%) Socialbakers
6 1 (0.91%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) GIS
3 3 (2.73%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.91%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 21 (19.09%) Axure RP
2 12 (10.91%) Jasmine
3 10 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.09%) Grunt
4 9 (8.18%) JIRA
5 8 (7.27%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.27%) Cypress.io
5 8 (7.27%) GitLab
5 8 (7.27%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.73%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (2.73%) webpack
8 2 (1.82%) Bower
8 2 (1.82%) Bundler
8 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.82%) gulp
8 2 (1.82%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.91%) Protractor
9 1 (0.91%) WebPageTest
9 1 (0.91%) WebStorm
General
1 34 (30.91%) Social Skills
2 27 (24.55%) Marketing
3 21 (19.09%) Finance
4 14 (12.73%) Banking
5 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (10.91%) Back Office
5 12 (10.91%) Investment Banking
6 10 (9.09%) French Language
7 8 (7.27%) German Language
7 8 (7.27%) Italian Language
8 7 (6.36%) Games
9 5 (4.55%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (3.64%) Retail
11 3 (2.73%) Advertising
11 3 (2.73%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (2.73%) Publishing
11 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
12 2 (1.82%) Documentation Skills
12 2 (1.82%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (1.82%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 55 (50.00%) Designer
2 27 (24.55%) UX Designer
3 25 (22.73%) UI Designer
4 23 (20.91%) Developer
5 17 (15.45%) UI/UX Designer
6 10 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (7.27%) Marketing Automation Manager
7 8 (7.27%) Marketing Manager
7 8 (7.27%) Senior Designer
8 7 (6.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.45%) UI Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Digital Designer
11 4 (3.64%) Graphic Designer
11 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Senior UI Designer
11 4 (3.64%) UI/UX Developer
11 4 (3.64%) UX Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Angular Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.36%) HTML
2 29 (26.36%) CSS
3 22 (20.00%) HTML5
4 20 (18.18%) React
5 13 (11.82%) AngularJS
6 12 (10.91%) Vue.js
7 11 (10.00%) CSS3
7 11 (10.00%) jQuery
8 10 (9.09%) Node.js
9 9 (8.18%) Material Design
10 8 (7.27%) Ajax
10 8 (7.27%) Jest
10 8 (7.27%) OpenGL
10 8 (7.27%) Pixi.js
10 8 (7.27%) WebGL
11 7 (6.36%) JSON
12 6 (5.45%) HTML5 Canvas
12 6 (5.45%) RxJS
12 6 (5.45%) Sass
12 6 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 60 (54.55%) User Experience
2 17 (15.45%) Graphic Design
3 10 (9.09%) W3C
4 9 (8.18%) Mobile App
5 8 (7.27%) Data Structures
5 8 (7.27%) Marketing Technology
5 8 (7.27%) Social Media
6 6 (5.45%) Animation
7 4 (3.64%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.73%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.73%) e-Learning
8 3 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.82%) Photography
10 1 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.91%) Blog
10 1 (0.91%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.91%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.91%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.09%) Android
1 10 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.64%) Windows
2 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
2 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.64%) Windows Server
2 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2016
2 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.64%) Wireframes
2 41 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.45%) User Research
4 22 (20.00%) CRM
5 20 (18.18%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 19 (17.27%) Prototyping
7 18 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (15.45%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
9 14 (12.73%) Workflow
10 13 (11.82%) Project Management
10 13 (11.82%) UX Design
11 12 (10.91%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (10.91%) SEO
11 12 (10.91%) Web Development
12 11 (10.00%) Web Design
13 10 (9.09%) Analytics
14 9 (8.18%) Marketing Automation
14 9 (8.18%) TDD
14 9 (8.18%) Workshop Facilitation
15 8 (7.27%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.45%) JavaScript
2 12 (10.91%) Java
3 9 (8.18%) ES6
4 8 (7.27%) TypeScript
5 4 (3.64%) C
5 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.64%) VB
6 3 (2.73%) Python
6 3 (2.73%) SQL
7 1 (0.91%) C++
7 1 (0.91%) Go
7 1 (0.91%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Degree
2 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.00%) Accessibility
2 11 (10.00%) WCAG
3 3 (2.73%) QA
4 1 (0.91%) Section 508
4 1 (0.91%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.64%) VMware NSX
2 3 (2.73%) Docker
3 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Ansible
2 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 66 (60.00%) Adobe
2 13 (11.82%) Google
3 10 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (7.27%) Marketo
5 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.45%) Optimizely
6 5 (4.55%) Oracle
7 4 (3.64%) Cisco
7 4 (3.64%) ESRI
7 4 (3.64%) Facebook
7 4 (3.64%) Lumension
7 4 (3.64%) Sophos
7 4 (3.64%) VMware
8 2 (1.82%) hybris
8 2 (1.82%) IBM
8 2 (1.82%) Xerox
9 1 (0.91%) Apple
9 1 (0.91%) BT
9 1 (0.91%) Instagram
9 1 (0.91%) Remedy