Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 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
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 199 196
Rank change year-on-year +33 -3 -41
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 41 14 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 0.22% 0.65%
As % of the Applications category 10.59% 3.13% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 34
North West median daily rate £300 £200 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -30.43% -15.44%
10th Percentile £225 £89 £135
90th Percentile £438 £375 £375
England median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 8
North West median hourly rate £19.50 - £47.17
10th Percentile £16.25 - £20.73
90th Percentile £21.00 - £47.33
England median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% +18.18% +8.64%

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 387 448 748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.84% 6.90% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 246 429
North West median daily rate £344 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.36% +6.15% +6.91%
10th Percentile £158 £123 £140
90th Percentile £488 £516 £475
England median daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.14% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 57 81
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -8.82% +11.48%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.70 £41.90 £47.33
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 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
Manchester +41 32 £300 -14.29% 8
Cheshire +7 7 £376 +150.83% 8
Merseyside +3 1 - - 3
Lancashire - 1 £250 -
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 28 (68.29%) HTML
1 28 (68.29%) CSS
2 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
3 26 (63.41%) User Experience
4 22 (53.66%) Wireframes
5 21 (51.22%) Adobe
6 19 (46.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (36.59%) Front End Development
8 14 (34.15%) Visualisation
9 12 (29.27%) HTML5
10 11 (26.83%) CSS3
10 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
10 11 (26.83%) React
10 11 (26.83%) PHP
11 10 (24.39%) CMS
11 10 (24.39%) Time Management
11 10 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (21.95%) Axure RP
12 9 (21.95%) ZBrush
12 9 (21.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 9 (21.95%) Texturing
12 9 (21.95%) Project Planning
12 9 (21.95%) jQuery
12 9 (21.95%) 3D Modelling
12 9 (21.95%) Animation
12 9 (21.95%) Photography
12 9 (21.95%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (21.95%) 3ds Max
13 8 (19.51%) gulp
13 8 (19.51%) Grunt

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 10 (24.39%) CMS
2 6 (14.63%) WordPress
3 3 (7.32%) Drupal
4 2 (4.88%) Kentico
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (21.95%) 3ds Max
2 9 (21.95%) ZBrush
3 7 (17.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (12.20%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (12.20%) InVision
5 4 (9.76%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (4.88%) Fireworks
6 2 (4.88%) InDesign
6 2 (4.88%) UXPin
7 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
7 1 (2.44%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Axure RP
2 8 (19.51%) Grunt
2 8 (19.51%) gulp
3 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
3 5 (12.20%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (9.76%) Mocha
5 3 (7.32%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (4.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (4.88%) webpack
7 1 (2.44%) Babel
7 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.44%) CasperJS
7 1 (2.44%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
1 6 (14.63%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Games
2 3 (7.32%) Interactive Media
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Designer
3 12 (29.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (26.83%) UX Designer
5 7 (17.07%) 3D Modeller
6 4 (9.76%) HTML CSS Designer
6 4 (9.76%) Magento Developer
6 4 (9.76%) PHP Developer
6 4 (9.76%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (4.88%) 3D Artist
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Graphic Designer
7 2 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.88%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Photoshop Designer
7 2 (4.88%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Interaction Designer
8 1 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Web Designer
8 1 (2.44%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) CSS
1 28 (68.29%) HTML
2 12 (29.27%) HTML5
3 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
3 11 (26.83%) CSS3
3 11 (26.83%) React
4 9 (21.95%) jQuery
4 9 (21.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 6 (14.63%) Node.js
5 6 (14.63%) Sass
6 4 (9.76%) .NET
6 4 (9.76%) Chai
7 3 (7.32%) Apache Cordova
7 3 (7.32%) Ember.js
7 3 (7.32%) Ionic Framework
7 3 (7.32%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.44%) LESS
9 1 (2.44%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (63.41%) User Experience
2 9 (21.95%) 3D Graphics
2 9 (21.95%) Animation
2 9 (21.95%) Photography
3 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.32%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.88%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.88%) W3C
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Wireframes
2 15 (36.59%) Front End Development
3 14 (34.15%) Visualisation
4 10 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (24.39%) Time Management
5 9 (21.95%) 3D Modelling
5 9 (21.95%) Project Planning
5 9 (21.95%) Texturing
6 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.07%) Information Architecture
6 7 (17.07%) Web Design
7 6 (14.63%) TDD
8 4 (9.76%) Analytics
8 4 (9.76%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (9.76%) Mobile First
8 4 (9.76%) Prototyping
8 4 (9.76%) Workflow
9 3 (7.32%) Iconography
9 3 (7.32%) Infographics
9 3 (7.32%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.83%) PHP
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
3 3 (7.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Adobe
2 4 (9.76%) Zend
3 2 (4.88%) hybris
4 1 (2.44%) Optimizely
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore