Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 157 195
Rank change year-on-year -31 +38 +7
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 24 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.81% 0.25%
As % of the Applications category 6.02% 11.80% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 11
North West median daily rate £350 £306 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +13.43% +8.00%
10th Percentile £246 £241 £170
90th Percentile £503 £391 £375
England median daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 0
North West median hourly rate £12.55 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.28% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +79.49% -22.00% +13.64%

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 399 373 445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.02% 6.86% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 206 240
North West median daily rate £325 £330 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -3.44% +5.15%
10th Percentile £120 £163 £122
90th Percentile £450 £488 £519
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 64 56
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.46 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.02% -9.63% -8.57%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.08 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.75 £36.24 £28.13
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +3.23%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 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 -32 14 £350 +16.67% 25
Cheshire +2 9 £488 +33.56% 5
Merseyside - 1 £250 - 2
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (66.67%) Adobe
2 14 (58.33%) User Experience
3 13 (54.17%) HTML
3 13 (54.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (50.00%) CSS
5 11 (45.83%) Prototyping
6 10 (41.67%) Wireframes
7 9 (37.50%) Information Architecture
7 9 (37.50%) JIRA
8 8 (33.33%) Scrum
9 7 (29.17%) Legal
9 7 (29.17%) Taxonomies
9 7 (29.17%) Confluence
9 7 (29.17%) Service Design
9 7 (29.17%) Front End Development
9 7 (29.17%) InVision
10 6 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
10 6 (25.00%) CSS3
10 6 (25.00%) Sass
10 6 (25.00%) LESS
10 6 (25.00%) User Stories
10 6 (25.00%) HTML5
10 6 (25.00%) Finance
11 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
11 5 (20.83%) Axure RP
11 5 (20.83%) jQuery
11 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
11 5 (20.83%) React
12 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (29.17%) Confluence
2 4 (16.67%) WordPress
3 3 (12.50%) CMS
4 2 (8.33%) Drupal
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (29.17%) InVision
3 3 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (12.50%) InDesign
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (8.33%) Acrobat
4 2 (8.33%) Fireworks
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) npm
2 2 (8.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) JIRA
2 5 (20.83%) Axure RP
3 4 (16.67%) Grunt
4 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) gulp
4 2 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (8.33%) Mocha
General
1 7 (29.17%) Legal
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Designer
2 9 (37.50%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (20.83%) Interaction Designer
4 4 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
4 4 (16.67%) UX Designer
5 3 (12.50%) UI Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Designer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior UX Designer
6 2 (8.33%) Web Content Officer
7 1 (4.17%) Communications Officer
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Motion Graphics Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) HTML
2 12 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) CSS3
3 6 (25.00%) HTML5
3 6 (25.00%) LESS
3 6 (25.00%) Sass
4 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 5 (20.83%) React
5 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (12.50%) Aurelia
7 2 (8.33%) Ajax
7 2 (8.33%) Chai
7 2 (8.33%) Node.js
8 1 (4.17%) Angular 2
8 1 (4.17%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (4.17%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) User Experience
2 7 (29.17%) Taxonomies
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.17%) Fintech
5 1 (4.17%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Prototyping
3 10 (41.67%) Wireframes
4 9 (37.50%) Information Architecture
5 8 (33.33%) Scrum
6 7 (29.17%) Front End Development
6 7 (29.17%) Service Design
7 6 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
7 6 (25.00%) User Stories
8 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (12.50%) Analytics
9 3 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness
9 3 (12.50%) DevOps
9 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (12.50%) OOD
9 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.50%) SOLID
9 3 (12.50%) TDD
9 3 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) TypeScript
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Adobe
2 3 (12.50%) Google
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) hybris
4 1 (4.17%) Facebook
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter