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 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 91 85
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 11 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.80% 0.61% 0.66%
As % of the Applications category 10.38% 8.15% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Median daily rate £363 £230 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.60% +22.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £115 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £241
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £275
% change year-on-year +11.11% +14.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.00 £17.86
% change year-on-year -40.74% +51.17%  

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 106 135 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 7.75% 7.49% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 74 94
Median daily rate £325 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £148 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £9.27 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.59% -28.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £9.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.90 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +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 June 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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 23 (71.88%) HTML
1 23 (71.88%) CSS
2 22 (68.75%) Adobe
3 21 (65.63%) User Experience
4 14 (43.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
5 13 (40.63%) HTML5
6 12 (37.50%) CSS3
6 12 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (37.50%) Wireframes
7 11 (34.38%) Front End Development
7 11 (34.38%) WordPress
7 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (28.13%) PHP
9 8 (25.00%) Web Design
9 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (25.00%) gulp
10 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
11 6 (18.75%) Prototyping
11 6 (18.75%) jQuery
11 6 (18.75%) LAMP
11 6 (18.75%) TDD
11 6 (18.75%) MySQL
12 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
12 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
12 4 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (12.50%) Mobile First
12 4 (12.50%) webpack
13 3 (9.38%) React
13 3 (9.38%) Angular 2

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 11 (34.38%) WordPress
2 3 (9.38%) EPiServer
3 2 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Drupal
4 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (3.13%) Fireworks
3 1 (3.13%) GIMP
3 1 (3.13%) InDesign
3 1 (3.13%) InVision
3 1 (3.13%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) gulp
2 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
2 4 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (12.50%) webpack
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Mocha
3 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.25%) Axure RP
4 2 (6.25%) CasperJS
4 2 (6.25%) Grunt
4 2 (6.25%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (3.13%) Babel
5 1 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.38%) Games
1 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Designer
3 10 (31.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (25.00%) Creative Designer
5 7 (21.88%) WordPress Developer
6 6 (18.75%) MySQL Developer
6 6 (18.75%) PHP Developer
6 6 (18.75%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 6 (18.75%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 6 (18.75%) UI Designer
7 4 (12.50%) UI Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Junior
8 3 (9.38%) UX Designer
9 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (6.25%) UX Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 1 (3.13%) Junior Designer
10 1 (3.13%) UI/UX Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) CSS
1 23 (71.88%) HTML
2 13 (40.63%) HTML5
3 12 (37.50%) CSS3
4 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
5 6 (18.75%) jQuery
5 6 (18.75%) LAMP
6 3 (9.38%) .NET
6 3 (9.38%) Angular 2
6 3 (9.38%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (9.38%) Chai
6 3 (9.38%) Ionic Framework
6 3 (9.38%) LESS
6 3 (9.38%) Node.js
6 3 (9.38%) React
6 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.25%) Apache Flex
8 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.13%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (65.63%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Wireframes
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Front End Development
3 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (25.00%) Web Design
4 6 (18.75%) Prototyping
4 6 (18.75%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Mobile First
6 3 (9.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) Typography
7 2 (6.25%) Web Development
8 1 (3.13%) Analytics
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.13%) Iconography
8 1 (3.13%) System Testing
8 1 (3.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) PHP
3 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Adobe
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