Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 172 186
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 +4
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 44 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.76% 0.61% 0.59%
As % of the Applications category 10.73% 7.60% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 22
North West median daily rate £339 £300 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.92% +17.07% -6.82%
10th Percentile £181 £255 £125
90th Percentile £400 £375 £368
England median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 11
North West median hourly rate £14.46 - £47.00
10th Percentile £12.75 - £16.25
90th Percentile £21.40 - £47.33
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £26.54
% change year-on-year -6.98% -18.99% +32.70%

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 410 434 604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.10% 7.99% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 209 309
North West median daily rate £350 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -2.34% +3.23%
10th Percentile £155 £119 £144
90th Percentile £495 £475 £488
England median daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +6.79% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 75 77
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £16.18 £16.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.63% -4.43% +20.93%
10th Percentile £11.28 £10.70 £9.85
90th Percentile £25.90 £43.23 £47.33
England median hourly rate £16.20 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -16 32 £338 +12.50% 18
Cheshire -8 10 £365 - 7
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 30 (68.18%) HTML
1 30 (68.18%) CSS
2 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 24 (54.55%) User Experience
3 21 (47.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (45.45%) Front End Development
5 19 (43.18%) Wireframes
5 19 (43.18%) Information Architecture
5 19 (43.18%) CMS
6 17 (38.64%) Adobe
6 17 (38.64%) Visualisation
7 14 (31.82%) HTML5
8 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
9 11 (25.00%) Grunt
9 11 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
10 10 (22.73%) Adobe Premiere
10 10 (22.73%) Workflow
10 10 (22.73%) PHP
10 10 (22.73%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (20.45%) Axure RP
11 9 (20.45%) Analytics
11 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (20.45%) Infographics
11 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
11 9 (20.45%) Content Management
11 9 (20.45%) Google
11 9 (20.45%) Google Analytics
12 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (18.18%) Internet
12 8 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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 19 (43.18%) CMS
2 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) Drupal
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 10 (22.73%) Adobe Premiere
4 8 (18.18%) InVision
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (15.91%) 3ds Max
5 7 (15.91%) ZBrush
6 2 (4.55%) Fireworks
6 2 (4.55%) InDesign
7 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Google Analytics
2 4 (9.09%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Grunt
2 9 (20.45%) Axure RP
3 7 (15.91%) gulp
4 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.82%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.82%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (6.82%) Subversion
5 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.27%) CasperJS
7 1 (2.27%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (2.27%) JIRA
7 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.27%) Protractor
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Designer
1 14 (31.82%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 10 (22.73%) UX Designer
3 6 (13.64%) 3D Modeller
3 6 (13.64%) Content Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Web Content Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Web Manager
4 4 (9.09%) HTML CSS Designer
5 3 (6.82%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Information Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Photoshop Designer
7 1 (2.27%) 3D Artist
7 1 (2.27%) Artworker
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.27%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Information Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Web Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Website Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (68.18%) CSS
1 30 (68.18%) HTML
2 14 (31.82%) HTML5
3 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
4 7 (15.91%) .NET
4 7 (15.91%) CSS3
4 7 (15.91%) jQuery
4 7 (15.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 6 (13.64%) Ember.js
5 6 (13.64%) React
5 6 (13.64%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 4 (9.09%) LESS
6 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.82%) Sass
8 2 (4.55%) Flash
8 2 (4.55%) Node.js
9 1 (2.27%) Ajax
9 1 (2.27%) Apache Flex
9 1 (2.27%) LAMP
9 1 (2.27%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) User Experience
2 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.91%) 3D Graphics
3 7 (15.91%) Animation
3 7 (15.91%) Photography
4 6 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Front End Development
2 19 (43.18%) Information Architecture
2 19 (43.18%) Wireframes
3 17 (38.64%) Visualisation
4 10 (22.73%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (22.73%) Workflow
5 9 (20.45%) Analytics
5 9 (20.45%) Content Management
5 9 (20.45%) Infographics
6 8 (18.18%) Change Control
6 8 (18.18%) Prototyping
7 7 (15.91%) 3D Modelling
7 7 (15.91%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (15.91%) Instructional Design
7 7 (15.91%) Project Planning
7 7 (15.91%) Texturing
7 7 (15.91%) Time Management
8 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
9 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.09%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.73%) PHP
3 6 (13.64%) Perl
3 6 (13.64%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Adobe
2 9 (20.45%) Google
3 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Hotjar
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore