The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 28 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 116 53
Rank change year-on-year +72 -63  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.52% 0.35% 0.96%
As % of the Applications category 6.45% 5.56% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £269 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £275
% change year-on-year +3.17% +14.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -18.51% +16.90%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 31 90 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.09% 6.32% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 54 25
Median daily rate £350 £310 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -8.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £114 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £485 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £11.21 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £28.00 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.57 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.63% +13.79%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in Tyne and Wear

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in Tyne and Wear

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +75 2 £269 -28.33% 2
Photoshop
North East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) InVision
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Sass

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (100.00%) InVision
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development