Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 156 198
Rank change year-on-year -37 +42 +11
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 27 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.69% 0.48%
As % of the Applications category 5.82% 8.71% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 19
North West median daily rate £339 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.92% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £191 £237 £108
90th Percentile £453 £438 £425
England median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 6
North West median hourly rate £13.54 - £27.00
10th Percentile £12.38 - £26.83
90th Percentile £21.50 - £37.17
England median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +31.25% -39.05% +30.24%

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 464 448 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.57% 7.92% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 222 259
North West median daily rate £340 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% - -
10th Percentile £138 £113 £129
90th Percentile £500 £475 £500
England median daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +4.90% +2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 84 75
North West median hourly rate £14.25 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.39% -1.43% +20.69%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.25 £10.40
90th Percentile £35.88 £45.34 £47.20
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the North West over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 July 2018. 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 -34 15 £319 +6.25% 35
Cheshire -1 7 £358 -3.05% 6
Merseyside +16 1 - - 2
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 18 (66.67%) HTML
1 18 (66.67%) CSS
2 13 (48.15%) Adobe
2 13 (48.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) Information Architecture
3 11 (40.74%) User Experience
4 10 (37.04%) Wireframes
5 9 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 8 (29.63%) Front End Development
6 8 (29.63%) Analytics
6 8 (29.63%) CMS
7 7 (25.93%) Adobe After Effects
7 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (25.93%) Infographics
7 7 (25.93%) Axure RP
8 6 (22.22%) Content Management
8 6 (22.22%) Google
8 6 (22.22%) Adobe Premiere
8 6 (22.22%) Google Analytics
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (18.52%) Internet
9 5 (18.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (18.52%) Workflow
9 5 (18.52%) Animation
9 5 (18.52%) HTML5
9 5 (18.52%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (18.52%) Change Control
9 5 (18.52%) Customer Engagement

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 8 (29.63%) CMS
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (25.93%) Adobe After Effects
3 6 (22.22%) Adobe Premiere
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (14.81%) 3ds Max
5 4 (14.81%) InVision
5 4 (14.81%) ZBrush
6 3 (11.11%) Fireworks
7 2 (7.41%) InDesign
8 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Google Analytics
2 2 (7.41%) npm
2 2 (7.41%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Axure RP
2 4 (14.81%) Grunt
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (7.41%) gulp
4 2 (7.41%) Mocha
5 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.70%) Protractor
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Designer
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) UX Designer
4 4 (14.81%) 3D Modeller
5 3 (11.11%) Content Manager
5 3 (11.11%) UI Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Content Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Web Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Information Architect
6 2 (7.41%) UI/UX Developer
6 2 (7.41%) UX Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Web Content Officer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) CSS
1 18 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) CSS3
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
3 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (14.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (11.11%) Sass
5 2 (7.41%) Ajax
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) Chai
5 2 (7.41%) LESS
5 2 (7.41%) Node.js
5 2 (7.41%) React
6 1 (3.70%) Flash
6 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) User Experience
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) Animation
4 4 (14.81%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (14.81%) Photography
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
6 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.70%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Information Architecture
2 10 (37.04%) Wireframes
3 9 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 8 (29.63%) Analytics
4 8 (29.63%) Front End Development
5 7 (25.93%) Infographics
6 6 (22.22%) Content Management
7 5 (18.52%) Change Control
7 5 (18.52%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (18.52%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (18.52%) Workflow
8 4 (14.81%) 3D Modelling
8 4 (14.81%) Instructional Design
8 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
8 4 (14.81%) Prototyping
8 4 (14.81%) Texturing
8 4 (14.81%) Time Management
9 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Adobe
2 6 (22.22%) Google
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Hotjar