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 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - 63 46
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.43% 0.23%
As % of the Applications category - 8.57% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +1.56% +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 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 54 35 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.38% 5.01% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 17
Median daily rate £350 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £95 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 7
Median hourly rate £10.50 £21.00 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +80.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £21.00 £9.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £21.00 £13.20
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in Tyne and Wear