The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Photoshop
England / South West
Rank 127 133 136
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 13 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.50% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Applications category 4.28% 1.47% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Median daily rate £375 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.18% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +1.17% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
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 the South West with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 304 341 332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.70% 11.79% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 204 190
Median daily rate £313 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £160 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 52
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.79% +80.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.72 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.52 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the South West

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the South West

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the South West

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Bristol +5 5 £233 -27.34% 3
Devon - 3 £400 - 3
Wiltshire +2 2 £131 - 2
Cornwall - 2 £845 -
Somerset - 1 £375 -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 16 (72.73%) CSS
3 15 (68.18%) User Experience
4 12 (54.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) Adobe
6 8 (36.36%) HTML5
7 7 (31.82%) jQuery
8 6 (27.27%) Marketing
9 5 (22.73%) PHP
9 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (22.73%) Sass
9 5 (22.73%) Typography
10 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
10 4 (18.18%) CSS3
10 4 (18.18%) Axure RP
10 4 (18.18%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (18.18%) InDesign
10 4 (18.18%) Time Management
11 3 (13.64%) Usability Testing
11 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (13.64%) Web Development
11 3 (13.64%) Web Design
11 3 (13.64%) SEO
11 3 (13.64%) Finance
11 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
11 3 (13.64%) Analytics
11 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 2 (9.09%) WordPress
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Drupal
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (18.18%) InDesign
3 3 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (9.09%) 3ds Max
4 2 (9.09%) Fireworks
4 2 (9.09%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (9.09%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Axure RP
1 4 (18.18%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Grunt
3 2 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) gulp
4 1 (4.55%) Redmine
4 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (27.27%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Designer
2 7 (31.82%) UX Designer
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) UI Designer
4 4 (18.18%) Web Designer
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Designer
5 3 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (13.64%) UI/UX Designer
6 2 (9.09%) 3D Artist
6 2 (9.09%) Games Artist
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Information Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 16 (72.73%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) HTML5
4 7 (31.82%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) Sass
6 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 4 (18.18%) CSS3
7 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (9.09%) D3.js
8 2 (9.09%) Django
8 2 (9.09%) Highcharts JS
8 2 (9.09%) Node.js
8 2 (9.09%) RESTful
8 2 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (4.55%) .NET
9 1 (4.55%) LAMP
9 1 (4.55%) LESS
9 1 (4.55%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (22.73%) Typography
3 4 (18.18%) Time Management
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.64%) SEO
4 3 (13.64%) Usability Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Web Design
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Infographics
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
5 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Facebook
3 1 (4.55%) Panasonic
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter