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 26 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
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 120 127
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 3 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.68% 0.48%
As % of the Applications category 1.28% 6.94% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 5
Median daily rate £380 £213 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.82% -38.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £315 £281
% change year-on-year +9.20% +12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 235 288 315
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 8.66% 9.76% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 160 214
Median daily rate £350 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -9.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 38 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.91% +35.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £39.13 £41.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 -7 1 £380 +38.18% 2
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
3 10 (62.50%) User Experience
4 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
5 8 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (37.50%) HTML5
7 5 (31.25%) jQuery
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Marketing
8 4 (25.00%) Time Management
8 4 (25.00%) Adobe
8 4 (25.00%) PHP
8 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (18.75%) CSS3
9 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 3 (18.75%) Analytics
9 3 (18.75%) Typography
9 3 (18.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (18.75%) InDesign
9 3 (18.75%) Web Design
10 2 (12.50%) Advertising
10 2 (12.50%) SEO
10 2 (12.50%) Workflow
10 2 (12.50%) WordPress
10 2 (12.50%) Fireworks
10 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
10 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing

Photoshop
Co-occurring 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 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (18.75%) InDesign
4 2 (12.50%) 3ds Max
4 2 (12.50%) Fireworks
4 2 (12.50%) ZBrush
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Grunt
3 1 (6.25%) gulp
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Redmine
3 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (31.25%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Designer
2 6 (37.50%) UI Designer
2 6 (37.50%) UX Designer
3 5 (31.25%) UI/UX Designer
4 4 (25.00%) Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Web Designer
6 2 (12.50%) 3D Artist
6 2 (12.50%) Games Artist
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (6.25%) Graphic Designer
7 1 (6.25%) Photoshop Designer
7 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) HTML5
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
6 2 (12.50%) D3.js
6 2 (12.50%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (12.50%) Sass
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (6.25%) .NET
7 1 (6.25%) Django
7 1 (6.25%) LAMP
7 1 (6.25%) Node.js
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
7 1 (6.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (25.00%) Time Management
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Typography
3 3 (18.75%) Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Infographics
4 2 (12.50%) Product Management
4 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 2 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (12.50%) SEO
4 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) Wireframes
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Panasonic
3 1 (6.25%) SAP