The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Photoshop
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 18 -
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 4.46% -
As % of the Applications category - 43.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £320 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +1.17% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 17 16 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 12.41% 10.19% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 13
Median daily rate £263 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.96% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £368 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Median hourly rate £165.00 £15.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1000.00% -26.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in Staffordshire

Photoshop
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes