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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Photoshop
North West / Manchester
Rank 71 94 93
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 21 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.59% 0.39% 0.19%
As % of the Applications category 13.64% 4.32% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.80% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £365 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £365 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +1.17% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -11.42% -16.66%  

Photoshop is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 154 162 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 11.63% 9.09% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 91 105
Median daily rate £325 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £153 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 19
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Photoshop as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 - - 1
Photoshop
North West

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 19 (70.37%) Adobe
2 18 (66.67%) HTML
3 17 (62.96%) CSS
4 14 (51.85%) User Experience
5 11 (40.74%) WordPress
6 10 (37.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (33.33%) PHP
7 9 (33.33%) MySQL
8 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
8 8 (29.63%) LAMP
8 8 (29.63%) HTML5
9 7 (25.93%) Wireframes
9 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.93%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (22.22%) Web Design
10 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
10 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (14.81%) jQuery
11 4 (14.81%) CSS3
11 4 (14.81%) TDD
12 3 (11.11%) MVC
12 3 (11.11%) Marketing
12 3 (11.11%) Degree
12 3 (11.11%) Jasmine
12 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 3 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (11.11%) gulp
13 2 (7.41%) Ionic Framework
13 2 (7.41%) CasperJS
13 2 (7.41%) Apache Cordova

Photoshop
Top Related 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 11 (40.74%) WordPress
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (25.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (7.41%) Fireworks
4 1 (3.70%) GIMP
4 1 (3.70%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) gulp
1 3 (11.11%) Jasmine
1 3 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (7.41%) CasperJS
3 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Grunt
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Mocha
3 1 (3.70%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Designer
2 8 (29.63%) MySQL Developer
2 8 (29.63%) PHP Developer
2 8 (29.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 8 (29.63%) PHP WordPress Developer
2 8 (29.63%) WordPress Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Creative Designer
4 6 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (18.52%) UI Designer
6 3 (11.11%) UI Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Junior
7 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Artworker
8 1 (3.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.70%) Web Designer
8 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) HTML
2 17 (62.96%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) HTML5
3 8 (29.63%) LAMP
4 4 (14.81%) CSS3
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.41%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (7.41%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (3.70%) .NET
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.70%) Chai
7 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.70%) Node.js
7 1 (3.70%) React
7 1 (3.70%) Sass
7 1 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.93%) Wireframes
2 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
2 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (22.22%) Web Design
3 4 (14.81%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Content Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) SEO
5 1 (3.70%) System Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.70%) Web Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
5 1 (3.70%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) PHP
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Google
Manchester
Pearson Frank
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