Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 August 2019 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 > North West
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 201 160
Rank change year-on-year +8 -41 +42
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 9 21 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.34% 0.81%
As % of the Applications category 2.26% 4.64% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 27
North West median daily rate £263 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £256 £180 £225
90th Percentile £269 £493 £438
England median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
North West median hourly rate £17.09 £13.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.57% -28.93% -29.63%
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% +32.81% -39.05%

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 the North West with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 398 453 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.53% 7.39% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 231 205
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% -0.74%
10th Percentile £158 £145 £135
90th Percentile £575 £488 £454
England median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year - +2.74% +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 77
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.50 £11.18
90th Percentile £51.43 £40.00 £44.51
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - -

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the North West

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the North West

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the North West

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
Manchester +10 7 £263 -25.00% 23
Cheshire +20 1 - - 2
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) User Experience
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) Sketch
3 6 (66.67%) CSS3
4 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) Wireframes
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) InVision
5 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (44.44%) Design Thinking
6 3 (33.33%) UXPin
6 3 (33.33%) Fireworks
6 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (22.22%) Adobe
7 2 (22.22%) jQuery
7 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
7 2 (22.22%) Typography
7 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
7 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (22.22%) Adobe XD
8 1 (11.11%) Grunt
8 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (11.11%) LESS
8 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (66.67%) Sketch
3 4 (44.44%) InVision
4 3 (33.33%) Fireworks
4 3 (33.33%) UXPin
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe XD
6 1 (11.11%) Blender
6 1 (11.11%) Figma
6 1 (11.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Azure
1 1 (11.11%) npm
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
1 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Grunt
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Designer
2 5 (55.56%) UI Designer
3 3 (33.33%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) UI Developer
4 2 (22.22%) UX Developer
5 1 (11.11%) 3D Designer
5 1 (11.11%) 3D Modeller
5 1 (11.11%) Communications Officer
5 1 (11.11%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) CSS3
4 5 (55.56%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
6 1 (11.11%) LESS
6 1 (11.11%) React
6 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
3 1 (11.11%) HTC Vive
3 1 (11.11%) Oculus Rift
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Wireframes
3 4 (44.44%) Design Thinking
3 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) Typography
5 1 (11.11%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
5 1 (11.11%) SEO
5 1 (11.11%) Storytelling
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) hybris