The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 22 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
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 370 342 304
Rank change year-on-year -28 -38  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 259 344 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Applications category 6.43% 7.08% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 240 209
Median daily rate £385 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £188 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £315 £275
% change year-on-year +7.30% +14.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £26.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.04% +38.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £23.00 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.55 £27.08 £84.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.00 £17.86
% change year-on-year -40.74% +51.17%  

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4026 4856 6057
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.59% 9.01% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2302 2930 3417
Median daily rate £365 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.60% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 306 425 588
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.86 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.83% +8.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.03 £36.00 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +13.79%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the UK

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the UK

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the UK

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Photoshop in the UK

Photoshop
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England -35 239 £388 +19.23% 142
London -28 143 £425 +30.76% 52
South East +27 37 £363 +36.79% 25
North West +18 18 £344 +7.50% 17
Scotland +42 17 £450 +28.57% 5
Surrey +16 15 £344 - 5
East of England -14 15 £413 +26.92% 9
Glasgow +17 13 £450 +38.46% 3
Manchester +12 12 £350 +52.28% 7
Yorkshire +23 11 £275 -15.38% 15
Croydon +6 11 £525 -
City of London -8 10 £425 +21.42% 15
Berkshire +16 8 £305 +144.00% 7
North Yorkshire +14 7 £275 +96.42% 4
West Midlands +8 7 £250 -16.58% 11
Skipton - 7 £275 - 3
Buckinghamshire -13 6 £375 +15.38% 2
Aylesbury - 6 £375 -
Reading +19 5 £306 +188.23% 1
Hampshire +9 5 £288 +27.77% 5
Birmingham +2 5 £151 -49.83% 3
West Yorkshire +14 4 £328 -1.13% 10
Welwyn Garden City +6 4 £475 -
Leeds +5 4 £328 +0.76% 8
Hertfordshire -3 4 £475 +184.64% 1
Bedfordshire -9 4 £309 +18.75% 1
Staines - 4 £488 -
Edinburgh +14 3 £463 +8.82% 1
Lancashire +3 3 £250 -9.09% 3
Norfolk 0 3 £425 +30.76% 2

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 354 (67.69%) HTML
2 327 (62.52%) CSS
3 255 (48.76%) User Experience
4 249 (47.61%) JavaScript
5 235 (44.93%) Adobe
6 226 (43.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 180 (34.42%) HTML5
8 165 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
9 164 (31.36%) CSS3
10 158 (30.21%) Wireframes
11 140 (26.77%) Front End Development
12 139 (26.58%) jQuery
13 109 (20.84%) AngularJS
14 103 (19.69%) Web Development
15 98 (18.74%) Sass
16 89 (17.02%) Responsive Web Design
17 83 (15.87%) Git (software)
17 83 (15.87%) Prototyping
18 80 (15.30%) Marketing
19 72 (13.77%) Axure RP
20 71 (13.58%) Degree
21 68 (13.00%) React
22 66 (12.62%) Finance
23 61 (11.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
24 58 (11.09%) TDD
25 56 (10.71%) Web Design
26 55 (10.52%) MVC
26 55 (10.52%) Scrum
27 52 (9.94%) Dreamweaver
28 51 (9.75%) Grunt

Photoshop
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 41 (7.84%) CMS
2 32 (6.12%) WordPress
3 15 (2.87%) Confluence
4 12 (2.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.96%) Apache
6 5 (0.96%) Drupal
7 3 (0.57%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.57%) Magnolia
7 3 (0.57%) Marvel
7 3 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.57%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.38%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.38%) nginx
9 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 226 (43.21%) Adobe Illustrator
2 61 (11.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 44 (8.41%) InVision
4 43 (8.22%) InDesign
5 29 (5.54%) Microsoft Office
6 26 (4.97%) Adobe After Effects
7 22 (4.21%) MS Visio
8 21 (4.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 17 (3.25%) OmniGraffle
10 15 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
11 12 (2.29%) Fireworks
12 11 (2.10%) Adobe Premiere
13 10 (1.91%) UXPin
14 8 (1.53%) 3ds Max
14 8 (1.53%) Acrobat
14 8 (1.53%) CINEMA 4D
15 7 (1.34%) GIMP
16 6 (1.15%) ImageReady
17 5 (0.96%) Pixate
18 4 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (1.53%) SDL Web 8
2 5 (0.96%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.57%) FastStats
4 3 (0.57%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 3 (0.57%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.38%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.38%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.19%) Magento
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.19%) Unica
6 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 18 (3.44%) Google Analytics
3 12 (2.29%) Adobe Analytics
4 9 (1.72%) GitHub
4 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.76%) Slack
6 4 (0.76%) Trello
7 3 (0.57%) Google Drive
7 3 (0.57%) Responsys
7 3 (0.57%) SaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.38%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.38%) Google Play
8 2 (0.38%) Route 53
9 1 (0.19%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.19%) Firebase
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Office 365
9 1 (0.19%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.57%) MVNO
1 3 (0.57%) SMS
2 2 (0.38%) DHCP
2 2 (0.38%) DNS
2 2 (0.38%) Intranet
2 2 (0.38%) Skype
2 2 (0.38%) VoIP
2 2 (0.38%) WebEx
3 1 (0.19%) Internet
3 1 (0.19%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.02%) Oracle Database
2 20 (3.82%) MySQL
3 6 (1.15%) Big Data
4 5 (0.96%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.38%) HBase
6 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.19%) Power BI
7 1 (0.19%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 83 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 72 (13.77%) Axure RP
3 52 (9.94%) Dreamweaver
4 51 (9.75%) Grunt
5 41 (7.84%) Subversion
6 37 (7.07%) gulp
7 35 (6.69%) Jasmine
8 28 (5.35%) JIRA
9 24 (4.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 20 (3.82%) Karma Test Runner
11 18 (3.44%) Mocha
12 12 (2.29%) Visual Studio
13 11 (2.10%) webpack
14 10 (1.91%) Microsoft Blend
15 9 (1.72%) Mercurial
16 5 (0.96%) Jenkins
17 4 (0.76%) Bower
18 3 (0.57%) Bitbucket
18 3 (0.57%) PhantomJS
18 3 (0.57%) Sinon.JS
General
1 80 (15.30%) Marketing
2 66 (12.62%) Finance
3 26 (4.97%) Publishing
4 20 (3.82%) Games
4 20 (3.82%) Retail
5 17 (3.25%) Banking
6 10 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.53%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.15%) Advertising
9 6 (1.15%) Czech Language
9 6 (1.15%) German Language
10 5 (0.96%) Electronics
10 5 (0.96%) French Language
10 5 (0.96%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.57%) Automotive
11 3 (0.57%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.57%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.57%) Korean Language
11 3 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 238 (45.51%) Developer
2 217 (41.49%) Designer
3 142 (27.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 97 (18.55%) UX Designer
5 74 (14.15%) UI Designer
6 67 (12.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 51 (9.75%) Web Developer
8 49 (9.37%) HTML Developer
9 45 (8.60%) UI/UX Designer
10 44 (8.41%) UI Developer
11 35 (6.69%) HTML CSS Developer
12 34 (6.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 27 (5.16%) Digital Designer
13 27 (5.16%) Web Designer
14 21 (4.02%) Graphic Designer
14 21 (4.02%) Senior Designer
15 18 (3.44%) Junior
16 16 (3.06%) Angular Developer
16 16 (3.06%) UX Developer
17 14 (2.68%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (67.69%) HTML
2 327 (62.52%) CSS
3 180 (34.42%) HTML5
4 164 (31.36%) CSS3
5 139 (26.58%) jQuery
6 109 (20.84%) AngularJS
7 98 (18.74%) Sass
8 68 (13.00%) React
9 46 (8.80%) Ajax
9 46 (8.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 43 (8.22%) Node.js
11 34 (6.50%) Flash
12 33 (6.31%) LESS
13 27 (5.16%) .NET
14 23 (4.40%) Web Services
15 22 (4.21%) Django
16 15 (2.87%) WPF
17 14 (2.68%) XHTML
18 13 (2.49%) Material Design
18 13 (2.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 255 (48.76%) User Experience
2 36 (6.88%) Graphic Design
3 29 (5.54%) Mobile App
4 28 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.78%) W3C
6 15 (2.87%) Animation
6 15 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (2.49%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.10%) Motion Graphics
9 8 (1.53%) Social Media
10 5 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.96%) Interactive TV
11 4 (0.76%) Derivative
11 4 (0.76%) iPad
11 4 (0.76%) iPhone
11 4 (0.76%) Photography
11 4 (0.76%) Video Editing
12 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.57%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.97%) Android
2 25 (4.78%) Apple iOS
3 23 (4.40%) Unix
4 13 (2.49%) Linux
5 6 (1.15%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.96%) Windows
7 3 (0.57%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (30.21%) Wireframes
3 140 (26.77%) Front End Development
4 103 (19.69%) Web Development
5 89 (17.02%) Responsive Web Design
6 83 (15.87%) Prototyping
7 58 (11.09%) TDD
8 56 (10.71%) Web Design
9 55 (10.52%) MVC
9 55 (10.52%) Scrum
10 42 (8.03%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 40 (7.65%) Mobile First
12 39 (7.46%) Analytics
13 36 (6.88%) Typography
14 29 (5.54%) E-Commerce
15 28 (5.35%) MVVM
16 27 (5.16%) OO
17 26 (4.97%) Information Architecture
18 23 (4.40%) Visualisation
19 20 (3.82%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 249 (47.61%) JavaScript
2 41 (7.84%) PHP
3 37 (7.07%) Python
4 28 (5.35%) C#
5 27 (5.16%) Java
6 14 (2.68%) XAML
7 12 (2.29%) TypeScript
8 11 (2.10%) ECMAScript
9 6 (1.15%) ES6
10 5 (0.96%) Perl
10 5 (0.96%) SQL
11 4 (0.76%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.57%) Dart
12 3 (0.57%) Ruby
13 2 (0.38%) C
13 2 (0.38%) C++
13 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.19%) R
14 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (13.58%) Degree
2 13 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.15%) MBA
6 3 (0.57%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.19%) HNC
7 1 (0.19%) HND
7 1 (0.19%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.91%) QA
2 5 (0.96%) WAI
2 5 (0.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.76%) cPanel
2 3 (0.57%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.38%) Nagios
3 2 (0.38%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 235 (44.93%) Adobe
2 40 (7.65%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.54%) Oracle
4 28 (5.35%) Google
5 10 (1.91%) SAP
6 9 (1.72%) ClickTale
7 6 (1.15%) IBM
8 4 (0.76%) Apple
8 4 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.57%) Autodesk
9 3 (0.57%) hybris
9 3 (0.57%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.38%) BMC
10 2 (0.38%) DoubleClick
10 2 (0.38%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.38%) Optimizely
10 2 (0.38%) Perforce
10 2 (0.38%) Qubit
10 2 (0.38%) Zend
11 1 (0.19%) Telerik
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