Period
to 15 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Photography in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photography over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Photography
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 865 839 886
Rank change year-on-year -26 +47 -21
Contract jobs citing Photography 24 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.043% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.068% 0.12% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 16
UK median daily rate £325 £261 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.40% -30.33% +66.67%
10th Percentile £178 £130 £200
90th Percentile £525 £500 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £260 £398
% change year-on-year -26.92% -34.59% +138.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
UK median hourly rate £36.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.11% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year +92.11% - -

Photography is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35,260 33,851 36,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.21% 34.39% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,056 22,233 23,721
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £658 £650 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,086 1,058 1,245
UK median hourly rate £21.22 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.49% +2.50% +7.99%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.44
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.81
% change year-on-year - -3.87% +15.58%

Photography
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Photography as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Photography in the UK

Photography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Photography in the UK

Photography
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photography over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photography in the UK

Photography
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photography in the UK

Photography
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photography within the UK over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -39 24 £325 +23.81% 28
London -17 14 £400 +52.38% 12
UK excluding London -30 10 £190 -26.92% 18
North of England -22 4 £475 - 4
South East -2 3 - - 4
North West -19 2 £475 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 3
South West - 2 £190 - 3
West Midlands -7 1 £150 -62.50%
Midlands -21 1 £150 -62.50% 4

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Photography also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Photography.

1 12 (50.00%) User Experience
2 9 (37.50%) Android
3 8 (33.33%) Typography
3 8 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 7 (29.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Degree
4 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
5 6 (25.00%) Graphic Design
5 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) Adobe
6 5 (20.83%) Marketing
6 5 (20.83%) InDesign
7 4 (16.67%) Animation
7 4 (16.67%) QA
7 4 (16.67%) Service Design
7 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
7 4 (16.67%) Social Media
8 3 (12.50%) Axure RP
8 3 (12.50%) InVision
8 3 (12.50%) Marvel
8 3 (12.50%) Iconography
8 3 (12.50%) Market Research
8 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
8 3 (12.50%) Video Editing
8 3 (12.50%) JIRA
8 3 (12.50%) Business Development
8 3 (12.50%) Web Design
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum

Photography
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (12.50%) Marvel
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) WordPress
3 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 7 (29.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (20.83%) InDesign
4 3 (12.50%) InVision
5 2 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (8.33%) Snapchat
6 1 (4.17%) 3ds Max
6 1 (4.17%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (4.17%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (4.17%) NUKE
6 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Broadband
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Skype
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Axure RP
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Gradle
2 1 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 5 (20.83%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Multimedia
2 3 (12.50%) Publishing
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Designer
2 5 (20.83%) Graphic Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Digital Designer
3 3 (12.50%) UX Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Creative Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) UI Designer
4 2 (8.33%) UI/UX Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Art Director
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Engagement Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Games Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Recruitment Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Engagement Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) CSS
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) OpenGL
3 2 (8.33%) Ajax
3 2 (8.33%) Flash
3 2 (8.33%) XMPP
4 1 (4.17%) Android SDK
4 1 (4.17%) CGI
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) OpenCV
4 1 (4.17%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (4.17%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) User Experience
2 6 (25.00%) Graphic Design
3 4 (16.67%) Animation
3 4 (16.67%) Social Media
4 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (12.50%) Video Editing
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (8.33%) Online Banking
6 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
6 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Android
2 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Typography
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 4 (16.67%) Service Design
4 3 (12.50%) Business Development
4 3 (12.50%) Iconography
4 3 (12.50%) Market Research
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (12.50%) Web Design
5 2 (8.33%) Copywriting
5 2 (8.33%) Email Marketing
5 2 (8.33%) Human Factors
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.33%) Psychology
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Apple Swift
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Kotlin
2 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Adobe
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Wrike