The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 68 63
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.85% 0.34% 0.69%
As % of the Applications category 4.42% 2.91% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £306 £106 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +188.23% -54.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £91 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £121 £247
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £314 £275
% change year-on-year +9.64% +14.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.00 £17.86
% change year-on-year -40.74% +51.17%  

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 Reading with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 113 103 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 19.32% 11.84% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 42
Median daily rate £338 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 18
Median hourly rate £9.50 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.55% -9.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in Reading

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in Reading over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in Reading

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) Adobe
1 10 (71.43%) Publishing
2 8 (57.14%) Dreamweaver
2 8 (57.14%) Content Management
2 8 (57.14%) W3C
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) WebCenter
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Marketing
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Web Marketing
5 3 (21.43%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (21.43%) Google
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (21.43%) German Language
5 3 (21.43%) Italian Language
5 3 (21.43%) Japanese Language
5 3 (21.43%) Korean Language
5 3 (21.43%) Russian Language
5 3 (21.43%) Spanish Language
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) InDesign
6 2 (14.29%) CSS

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (14.29%) Acrobat
2 2 (14.29%) InDesign
2 2 (14.29%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 10 (71.43%) Publishing
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 3 (21.43%) German Language
3 3 (21.43%) Italian Language
3 3 (21.43%) Japanese Language
3 3 (21.43%) Korean Language
3 3 (21.43%) Russian Language
3 3 (21.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Web Producer
3 3 (21.43%) Graduate
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Author
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Author
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Visual Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Publisher
5 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) WebCenter
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) CSS3
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) React
4 1 (7.14%) WPF
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) W3C
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Content Management
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Analytics
2 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
2 3 (21.43%) Web Development
2 3 (21.43%) Web Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Publishing
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Typography
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Adobe
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Google