Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 274 238
Rank change year-on-year -87 -36 +13
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 298 379 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.85% 1.05%
As % of the Applications category 7.53% 9.55% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 268 365
London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £208 £190 £205
90th Percentile £500 £514 £506
England median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
London median hourly rate £21.50 £31.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.20% +42.05% +8.64%
10th Percentile £13.75 £25.22 £16.48
90th Percentile £30.75 £42.50 £23.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% +18.18% +4.76%

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 3955 3969 4670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.38% 8.93% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2752 2576 3131
London median daily rate £380 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.52% +1.87% +6.99%
10th Percentile £153 £163 £159
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 168 217
London median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £12.33 £11.34 £10.00
90th Percentile £37.14 £39.65 £31.28
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 16 December 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 6 months to 16 December 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 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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 0 56 £388 -7.19% 20
West London -27 23 £365 +4.29% 9
South London -34 5 £375 +9.73% 1
North London - 4 £263 -
East London -10 3 £500 +25.00% 2
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 153 (51.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 151 (50.67%) HTML
3 143 (47.99%) CSS
4 138 (46.31%) User Experience
5 107 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (35.23%) Adobe
7 100 (33.56%) JavaScript
8 80 (26.85%) Finance
9 77 (25.84%) HTML5
10 73 (24.50%) CSS3
10 73 (24.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 67 (22.48%) InVision
12 61 (20.47%) jQuery
13 56 (18.79%) Wireframes
14 55 (18.46%) Front End Development
14 55 (18.46%) Mobile App
15 53 (17.79%) Marketing
16 50 (16.78%) Web Development
17 48 (16.11%) Sass
18 40 (13.42%) CMS
19 39 (13.09%) Prototyping
20 38 (12.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 37 (12.42%) Git (software)
21 37 (12.42%) Web Design
22 33 (11.07%) AngularJS
23 32 (10.74%) Banking
24 31 (10.40%) PHP
25 29 (9.73%) E-Commerce
25 29 (9.73%) SEO
25 29 (9.73%) Apple iOS

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 40 (13.42%) CMS
2 24 (8.05%) WordPress
3 14 (4.70%) Drupal
4 13 (4.36%) Marvel
5 9 (3.02%) Apache
6 8 (2.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (2.68%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.01%) Confluence
8 4 (1.34%) nginx
9 3 (1.01%) Moodle
9 3 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.67%) JBoss
10 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.34%) CoreMedia CMS
11 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 153 (51.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 67 (22.48%) InVision
3 38 (12.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 26 (8.72%) Adobe After Effects
5 25 (8.39%) InDesign
6 21 (7.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 14 (4.70%) Flinto
7 14 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (3.69%) Adobe Premiere
9 10 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (2.35%) GIMP
11 6 (2.01%) Acrobat
12 4 (1.34%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (1.01%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (1.01%) UXPin
14 2 (0.67%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.67%) ImageReady
14 2 (0.67%) Maya
15 1 (0.34%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.34%) Shopify
3 1 (0.34%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.36%) GitHub
2 12 (4.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 12 (4.03%) Google Analytics
2 12 (4.03%) Slack
3 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.68%) SaaS
5 4 (1.34%) Office 365
6 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.34%) AdWords
7 1 (0.34%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) SMS
2 3 (1.01%) Intranet
3 2 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.36%) MySQL
2 3 (1.01%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.34%) DB2
3 1 (0.34%) Endeca
3 1 (0.34%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.34%) Power BI
3 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (12.42%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.06%) Axure RP
3 25 (8.39%) JIRA
4 22 (7.38%) Dreamweaver
5 11 (3.69%) Grunt
5 11 (3.69%) gulp
6 8 (2.68%) Subversion
6 8 (2.68%) webpack
7 6 (2.01%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.68%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.34%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.67%) Bower
11 2 (0.67%) Bundler
11 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.67%) Selenium
11 2 (0.67%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (26.85%) Finance
2 53 (17.79%) Marketing
3 32 (10.74%) Banking
4 19 (6.38%) Retail
5 8 (2.68%) Games
6 5 (1.68%) Advertising
6 5 (1.68%) German Language
6 5 (1.68%) Publishing
6 5 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.34%) French Language
7 4 (1.34%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.01%) Electronics
8 3 (1.01%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.67%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 148 (49.66%) Designer
2 93 (31.21%) Developer
3 53 (17.79%) UX Designer
4 52 (17.45%) UI Designer
5 44 (14.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 28 (9.40%) Visual Designer
7 24 (8.05%) UI/UX Designer
8 21 (7.05%) Digital Designer
8 21 (7.05%) Web Developer
9 18 (6.04%) HTML Developer
9 18 (6.04%) Mobile Designer
9 18 (6.04%) UI Developer
10 16 (5.37%) Senior Designer
11 14 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (4.36%) WordPress Developer
13 11 (3.69%) Graphic Designer
13 11 (3.69%) HTML CSS Developer
13 11 (3.69%) PHP Developer
14 10 (3.36%) Mobile UI Designer
14 10 (3.36%) Mobile UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (50.67%) HTML
2 143 (47.99%) CSS
3 77 (25.84%) HTML5
4 73 (24.50%) CSS3
5 61 (20.47%) jQuery
6 48 (16.11%) Sass
7 33 (11.07%) AngularJS
8 24 (8.05%) LESS
8 24 (8.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (7.38%) React
10 15 (5.03%) Material Design
11 13 (4.36%) Flash
11 13 (4.36%) Node.js
12 8 (2.68%) .NET
13 6 (2.01%) Ajax
13 6 (2.01%) REST
13 6 (2.01%) RESTful
13 6 (2.01%) XML
14 5 (1.68%) Redux
14 5 (1.68%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 138 (46.31%) User Experience
2 55 (18.46%) Mobile App
3 20 (6.71%) Social Media
4 19 (6.38%) Graphic Design
5 15 (5.03%) Fintech
6 13 (4.36%) Animation
7 11 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (3.69%) Motion Graphics
8 8 (2.68%) Blog
9 7 (2.35%) Replication
9 7 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (2.01%) Video Editing
11 5 (1.68%) Photography
12 4 (1.34%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.67%) Interactive TV
13 2 (0.67%) SCORM
13 2 (0.67%) STB
13 2 (0.67%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.73%) Apple iOS
2 27 (9.06%) Android
3 6 (2.01%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.01%) Linux
5 2 (0.67%) Windows
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (24.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 56 (18.79%) Wireframes
4 55 (18.46%) Front End Development
5 50 (16.78%) Web Development
6 39 (13.09%) Prototyping
7 37 (12.42%) Web Design
8 29 (9.73%) E-Commerce
8 29 (9.73%) SEO
9 28 (9.40%) Typography
10 23 (7.72%) Scrum
11 21 (7.05%) Analytics
12 17 (5.70%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 16 (5.37%) Content Management
14 15 (5.03%) UX Design
15 14 (4.70%) Information Architecture
16 12 (4.03%) Visualisation
17 11 (3.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
17 11 (3.69%) Digital Marketing
17 11 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (33.56%) JavaScript
2 31 (10.40%) PHP
3 9 (3.02%) Java
4 8 (2.68%) C#
4 8 (2.68%) SQL
5 6 (2.01%) Python
6 5 (1.68%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.01%) ECMAScript
7 3 (1.01%) ES6
7 3 (1.01%) Perl
8 2 (0.67%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.67%) C-shell
8 2 (0.67%) Groovy
9 1 (0.34%) AppleScript
9 1 (0.34%) C++
9 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (6.04%) Degree
2 5 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.67%) MBA
3 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) WAI
2 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 105 (35.23%) Adobe
2 21 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.69%) Google
4 6 (2.01%) Oracle
5 4 (1.34%) Optimizely
5 4 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.01%) ATG
6 3 (1.01%) Facebook
6 3 (1.01%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.01%) Twitter
7 2 (0.67%) Apple
7 2 (0.67%) Coremetrics
7 2 (0.67%) hybris
7 2 (0.67%) IBM
7 2 (0.67%) Omniture
7 2 (0.67%) Reuters
7 2 (0.67%) Sage
7 2 (0.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 2 (0.67%) Sony
7 2 (0.67%) Sybase