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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 146 141
Rank change year-on-year +29 -5  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 23 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Applications category 10.04% 4.98% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 7
Median daily rate £300 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £26.83 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.17 £17.86
% change year-on-year -32.32% +24.10%  

Photoshop is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 229 321 430
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 8.10% 8.07% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 151 181
Median daily rate £325 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £168 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +4.61% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 41 56
Median hourly rate £38.11 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.81% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.33 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year - +7.20%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Photoshop as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +25 21 £300 - 11
Lancashire +10 2 - - 2
Merseyside +2 2 - - 1
Cheshire +30 1 - - 4
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 23 (69.70%) HTML
1 23 (69.70%) Adobe
2 22 (66.67%) CSS
3 18 (54.55%) User Experience
4 14 (42.42%) WordPress
5 13 (39.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (39.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (36.36%) HTML5
7 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (30.30%) PHP
8 10 (30.30%) Web Design
8 10 (30.30%) Front End Development
8 10 (30.30%) Wireframes
9 9 (27.27%) CSS3
9 9 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (24.24%) LAMP
10 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (24.24%) MySQL
11 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
11 7 (21.21%) jQuery
12 6 (18.18%) gulp
13 5 (15.15%) Prototyping
13 5 (15.15%) TDD
14 4 (12.12%) Marketing
14 4 (12.12%) Jasmine
14 4 (12.12%) LESS
14 4 (12.12%) Karma Test Runner
15 3 (9.09%) Ionic Framework
15 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
15 3 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development

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 14 (42.42%) WordPress
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) EPiServer
2 2 (6.06%) Joomla!
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 13 (39.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.06%) Fireworks
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (3.03%) GIMP
3 1 (3.03%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) gulp
2 4 (12.12%) Jasmine
2 4 (12.12%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.09%) webpack
4 2 (6.06%) CasperJS
4 2 (6.06%) Grunt
4 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.06%) Mocha
4 2 (6.06%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.12%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Designer
3 10 (30.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (27.27%) WordPress Developer
5 8 (24.24%) Creative Designer
5 8 (24.24%) MySQL Developer
5 8 (24.24%) PHP Developer
5 8 (24.24%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 8 (24.24%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 6 (18.18%) UI Designer
7 3 (9.09%) Junior
7 3 (9.09%) UI Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (6.06%) UX Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Web Designer
8 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Junior Designer
9 1 (3.03%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) HTML
2 22 (66.67%) CSS
3 12 (36.36%) HTML5
4 9 (27.27%) CSS3
5 8 (24.24%) LAMP
6 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
6 7 (21.21%) jQuery
7 4 (12.12%) LESS
8 3 (9.09%) .NET
8 3 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (9.09%) Ionic Framework
9 2 (6.06%) Angular 2
9 2 (6.06%) Apache Flex
9 2 (6.06%) Chai
9 2 (6.06%) Node.js
9 2 (6.06%) React
9 2 (6.06%) Sass
9 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Motion Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Front End Development
1 10 (30.30%) Web Design
1 10 (30.30%) Wireframes
2 9 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Prototyping
4 5 (15.15%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile First
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Web Development
7 1 (3.03%) A/B Testing
7 1 (3.03%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 1 (3.03%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (3.03%) Cross-Platform Development
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.03%) SDLC
7 1 (3.03%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (30.30%) PHP
3 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Adobe
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