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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Photoshop
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 49 77 71
Rank change year-on-year +28 -6  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.37% 0.099% 0.30%
As % of the Applications category 6.62% 0.77% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £90 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -74.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -11.42% -16.66%  

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 136 130 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.64% 12.90% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 71
Median daily rate £281 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.71% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £195 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.06 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.55% -23.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.30 £16.70 £19.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in Reading

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) Publishing
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (58.33%) Adobe
2 7 (58.33%) W3C
2 7 (58.33%) Content Management
2 7 (58.33%) WebCenter
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) Google
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) German Language
5 3 (25.00%) Italian Language
5 3 (25.00%) Japanese Language
5 3 (25.00%) Korean Language
5 3 (25.00%) Russian Language
5 3 (25.00%) Spanish Language
5 3 (25.00%) WPF
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (25.00%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (25.00%) Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) Bitbucket

Photoshop
Top Related 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 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Bower
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
3 1 (8.33%) Yeoman
General
1 7 (58.33%) Publishing
2 3 (25.00%) German Language
2 3 (25.00%) Italian Language
2 3 (25.00%) Japanese Language
2 3 (25.00%) Korean Language
2 3 (25.00%) Russian Language
2 3 (25.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Web Producer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) WPF Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (16.67%) Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) Web Publisher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) WebCenter
3 3 (25.00%) WPF
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) W3C
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Content Management
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 2 (16.67%) Web Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Adobe
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Google