Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Photoshop Designer was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Designer
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 858 838 808
Rank change year-on-year -20 -30 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Photoshop Designer 10 14 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.015% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.015% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 49
UK median daily rate £369 £225 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.89% -47.06% +21.43%
10th Percentile £146 £158 £144
90th Percentile £483 £416 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £270 £325
% change year-on-year -37.04% -16.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,342 91,100 101,599
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.78% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,328 59,471 64,808
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,819 3,215 3,851
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.74%

Photoshop Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Photoshop Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop Designer in the UK

Photoshop Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop Designer in the UK

Photoshop Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop Designer over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop Designer in the UK

Photoshop Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop Designer in the UK

Photoshop Designer
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 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 -26 9 £400 +77.78% 1
UK excluding London +11 5 £170 -37.04% 1
London -40 4 £444 +97.22%
North of England - 3 £125 - 1
North West - 2 - - 1
East of England -10 1 £170 +17.24%
South East -20 1 £300 +9.09%
Yorkshire - 1 £125 -

Photoshop Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Photoshop Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Photoshop Designer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (70.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (60.00%) User Experience
4 5 (50.00%) Wireframes
5 4 (40.00%) Information Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) Adobe
5 4 (40.00%) Axure RP
6 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (30.00%) InVision
6 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (20.00%) Workflow
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (20.00%) Marketing
7 2 (20.00%) Infographics
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
8 1 (10.00%) Ethnography
8 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (10.00%) Web Development
8 1 (10.00%) Content Management

Photoshop Designer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (70.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (30.00%) InVision
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 4 (40.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Infographics
4 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
5 1 (10.00%) UX Design
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe