Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 143 114
Rank change year-on-year +38 -29 -8
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 31 13 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.06% 0.36% 1.06%
As % of the Applications category 15.35% 6.74% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 25
Manchester median daily rate £300 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +12.00% -1.57%
10th Percentile £275 £154 £172
90th Percentile £438 £450 £375
North West median daily rate £300 £273 £306
% change year-on-year +10.09% -11.02% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate £19.50 - £17.88
10th Percentile £16.25 - £12.18
90th Percentile £21.00 - £23.58
North West median hourly rate £19.50 £27.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -27.78% -42.55% +161.11%

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 Manchester with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 202 193 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.88% 5.41% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 103 212
Manchester median daily rate £343 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £114 £121 £141
90th Percentile £491 £488 £450
North West median daily rate £335 £335 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.08% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 32
Manchester median hourly rate £14.13 £14.05 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.55% +6.02% -5.36%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £21.90 £17.63 £19.50
North West median hourly rate £14.13 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.72% -8.57% +9.38%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in Manchester

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in Manchester

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in Manchester

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in Manchester

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Bury - 2 £313 -
Sale - 1 - -
Photoshop
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 21 (67.74%) HTML
1 21 (67.74%) CSS
2 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) Adobe
4 17 (54.84%) Wireframes
5 16 (51.61%) User Experience
6 10 (32.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (32.26%) Time Management
7 9 (29.03%) Project Planning
7 9 (29.03%) Animation
7 9 (29.03%) Photography
7 9 (29.03%) 3D Modelling
7 9 (29.03%) Visualisation
7 9 (29.03%) ZBrush
7 9 (29.03%) HTML5
7 9 (29.03%) 3D Graphics
7 9 (29.03%) 3ds Max
7 9 (29.03%) PHP
7 9 (29.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 9 (29.03%) Texturing
7 9 (29.03%) CSS3
7 9 (29.03%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
8 8 (25.81%) Front End Development
8 8 (25.81%) React
8 8 (25.81%) CMS
8 8 (25.81%) jQuery
9 6 (19.35%) WordPress
9 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.13%) TDD

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (25.81%) CMS
2 6 (19.35%) WordPress
3 4 (12.90%) Drupal
4 2 (6.45%) Kentico
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (29.03%) 3ds Max
2 9 (29.03%) ZBrush
3 4 (12.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (9.68%) InVision
4 3 (9.68%) UXPin
5 1 (3.23%) Fireworks
5 1 (3.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Axure RP
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.13%) Grunt
1 5 (16.13%) gulp
1 5 (16.13%) Jasmine
1 5 (16.13%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (9.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (9.68%) Mocha
2 3 (9.68%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.23%) CasperJS
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Interactive Media
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Designer
2 8 (25.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (22.58%) 3D Modeller
3 7 (22.58%) UX Designer
4 4 (12.90%) Magento Developer
4 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
4 4 (12.90%) PHP Magento Developer
5 2 (6.45%) 3D Artist
5 2 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
5 2 (6.45%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (3.23%) HTML CSS Designer
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.23%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) CSS
1 21 (67.74%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
2 9 (29.03%) CSS3
2 9 (29.03%) HTML5
2 9 (29.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 8 (25.81%) jQuery
3 8 (25.81%) React
4 5 (16.13%) Node.js
5 4 (12.90%) Sass
6 3 (9.68%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (9.68%) Chai
6 3 (9.68%) Ionic Framework
7 2 (6.45%) .NET
8 1 (3.23%) Ajax
8 1 (3.23%) Ember.js
8 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.23%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.23%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) User Experience
2 9 (29.03%) 3D Graphics
2 9 (29.03%) Animation
2 9 (29.03%) Photography
3 3 (9.68%) Graphic Design
3 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.68%) Smartphone
4 2 (6.45%) W3C
5 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Wireframes
2 10 (32.26%) Time Management
3 9 (29.03%) 3D Modelling
3 9 (29.03%) Project Planning
3 9 (29.03%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (29.03%) Texturing
3 9 (29.03%) Visualisation
4 8 (25.81%) Front End Development
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) TDD
6 5 (16.13%) Web Design
7 4 (12.90%) Mobile First
8 3 (9.68%) Analytics
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) Iconography
8 3 (9.68%) Information Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (9.68%) SEO
8 3 (9.68%) Typography
8 3 (9.68%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Adobe
2 4 (12.90%) Zend
3 2 (6.45%) hybris
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore