Period
to 21 September 2019

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 6 months to 21 September 2019 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
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 469 453 409
Rank change year-on-year -16 -44 -47
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 374 531 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Applications category 5.11% 6.06% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 327 352
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.35% +13.85%
10th Percentile £207 £192 £213
90th Percentile £523 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 23
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.33% -21.05% -27.62%
10th Percentile £7.00 £11.99 £13.75
90th Percentile £51.25 £40.25 £30.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £13.24 £18.75
% change year-on-year +156.89% -29.41% +27.12%

Photoshop is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7,312 8,761 8,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.31% 8.53% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,316 5,221 5,152
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.63% +5.19%
10th Percentile £148 £148 £148
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year - +6.87% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 781 661
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +2.80% -2.73%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -9.09%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 September 2019.

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 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Photoshop in the UK

Photoshop
Top 15 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 6 months to 21 September 2019. 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 -30 347 £375 - 220
London -31 202 £391 -2.31% 62
UK excluding London +15 170 £350 +7.69% 169
South East -4 50 £344 +33.50% 37
Midlands +43 37 £475 +26.67% 35
West Midlands +42 29 £475 +18.75% 21
North of England +13 22 £425 +19.30% 57
South West -7 19 £325 - 14
East of England +25 17 £425 +41.67% 15
Scotland +21 16 £350 +3.70% 9
Yorkshire +24 15 £425 +39.34% 19
East Midlands +16 8 £525 +82.61% 14
North West +5 7 £263 -25.00% 31
Northern Ireland - 7 £425 -
Wales +23 2 £150 -60.66% 2

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop 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 Photoshop.

1 198 (52.94%) User Experience
2 190 (50.80%) HTML
3 181 (48.40%) CSS
4 179 (47.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 146 (39.04%) JavaScript
6 134 (35.83%) Adobe
7 124 (33.16%) Sketch
8 116 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
9 107 (28.61%) Wireframes
10 95 (25.40%) HTML5
11 85 (22.73%) CSS3
12 81 (21.66%) Sass
13 72 (19.25%) AngularJS
14 64 (17.11%) Prototyping
15 61 (16.31%) Front End Development
16 59 (15.78%) Java
17 58 (15.51%) Finance
18 55 (14.71%) Web Development
19 54 (14.44%) Marketing
20 53 (14.17%) jQuery
21 51 (13.64%) Graphic Design
22 48 (12.83%) InVision
23 47 (12.57%) Git (software)
24 44 (11.76%) CMS
25 42 (11.23%) React
26 41 (10.96%) LESS
27 39 (10.43%) Analytics
28 38 (10.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 36 (9.63%) Axure RP
29 36 (9.63%) Google

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 44 (11.76%) CMS
2 22 (5.88%) WordPress
3 21 (5.61%) Drupal
4 15 (4.01%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.21%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (2.67%) Confluence
7 5 (1.34%) IIS
8 4 (1.07%) Jadu
8 4 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.80%) Moodle
10 1 (0.27%) Apache
10 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 179 (47.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 124 (33.16%) Sketch
3 48 (12.83%) InVision
4 29 (7.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 26 (6.95%) InDesign
6 23 (6.15%) GIMP
7 19 (5.08%) Adobe After Effects
8 16 (4.28%) Adobe XD
9 15 (4.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 12 (3.21%) Adobe Premiere
10 12 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (3.21%) Zeplin
11 10 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (2.14%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (2.14%) PTC Creo
13 5 (1.34%) Lectora
14 4 (1.07%) Acrobat
14 4 (1.07%) Maya
14 4 (1.07%) Mozilla Thunderbird
14 4 (1.07%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 7 (1.87%) Magento
2 6 (1.60%) Shopify
3 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.68%) Google Analytics
2 17 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 15 (4.01%) Azure
4 12 (3.21%) SaaS
5 6 (1.60%) Office 365
6 5 (1.34%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (1.07%) GitHub
7 4 (1.07%) Google Docs
8 3 (0.80%) Heroku
9 2 (0.53%) GCP
9 2 (0.53%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.53%) Slack
9 2 (0.53%) Trello
10 1 (0.27%) Asana
10 1 (0.27%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.07%) Internet
2 3 (0.80%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (0.80%) Skype
2 3 (0.80%) VLAN
3 2 (0.53%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) SMS
4 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.48%) MySQL
2 2 (0.53%) phpMyAdmin
2 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 47 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 36 (9.63%) Axure RP
3 33 (8.82%) JIRA
4 22 (5.88%) Grunt
5 17 (4.55%) Jasmine
5 17 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
5 17 (4.55%) webpack
6 15 (4.01%) gulp
7 11 (2.94%) Balsamiq
7 11 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
8 9 (2.41%) Subversion
8 9 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (1.87%) GitLab
10 5 (1.34%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.34%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.07%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.80%) FrontPage
12 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.27%) Mocha
General
1 58 (15.51%) Finance
2 54 (14.44%) Marketing
3 35 (9.36%) Retail
4 16 (4.28%) Public Sector
5 15 (4.01%) Banking
6 13 (3.48%) Games
7 10 (2.67%) Publishing
8 9 (2.41%) Multimedia
9 8 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.87%) Legal
11 5 (1.34%) Advertising
11 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.34%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.07%) Electronics
12 4 (1.07%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.53%) Local Government
15 1 (0.27%) Automotive
15 1 (0.27%) French Language
15 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (42.25%) Designer
2 125 (33.42%) Developer
3 81 (21.66%) UX Designer
4 53 (14.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 44 (11.76%) UI Designer
6 31 (8.29%) Angular Developer
7 28 (7.49%) UI/UX Designer
8 26 (6.95%) UI Developer
9 25 (6.68%) HTML Developer
10 22 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
11 21 (5.61%) HTML CSS Developer
12 19 (5.08%) Senior Designer
13 17 (4.55%) Digital Designer
14 15 (4.01%) Web Developer
15 14 (3.74%) React Developer
15 14 (3.74%) Visual Designer
16 12 (3.21%) Java Developer
17 11 (2.94%) Graphic Designer
17 11 (2.94%) Senior UX Designer
17 11 (2.94%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (50.80%) HTML
2 181 (48.40%) CSS
3 95 (25.40%) HTML5
4 85 (22.73%) CSS3
5 81 (21.66%) Sass
6 72 (19.25%) AngularJS
7 53 (14.17%) jQuery
8 42 (11.23%) React
9 41 (10.96%) LESS
10 38 (10.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 25 (6.68%) Ajax
12 20 (5.35%) Angular 2
12 20 (5.35%) Node.js
13 17 (4.55%) Backbone.js
14 16 (4.28%) RESTful
15 15 (4.01%) Semantic HTML
16 13 (3.48%) Vue.js
17 12 (3.21%) Durandal
17 12 (3.21%) KnockoutJS
18 11 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 198 (52.94%) User Experience
2 51 (13.64%) Graphic Design
3 22 (5.88%) Animation
4 19 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.74%) Social Media
6 13 (3.48%) W3C
7 12 (3.21%) iPad
8 10 (2.67%) Digital Media
9 9 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (2.14%) Photography
11 7 (1.87%) e-Learning
11 7 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.87%) Video Editing
12 6 (1.60%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.34%) Tandem
14 4 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (1.07%) Motion Graphics
14 4 (1.07%) NHS
15 3 (0.80%) Learning Management System
15 3 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.21%) Windows
2 11 (2.94%) Android
2 11 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.41%) Windows 10
4 7 (1.87%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.60%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.07%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.80%) Linux
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (28.61%) Wireframes
3 64 (17.11%) Prototyping
4 61 (16.31%) Front End Development
5 55 (14.71%) Web Development
6 39 (10.43%) Analytics
7 35 (9.36%) Responsive Web Design
7 35 (9.36%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 32 (8.56%) Information Architecture
9 28 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (7.22%) Web Design
11 25 (6.68%) Project Management
12 24 (6.42%) E-Commerce
12 24 (6.42%) Usability Testing
13 23 (6.15%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 22 (5.88%) SEO
15 21 (5.61%) Rapid Prototyping
16 20 (5.35%) Scrum
17 19 (5.08%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 17 (4.55%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 146 (39.04%) JavaScript
2 59 (15.78%) Java
3 33 (8.82%) PHP
4 18 (4.81%) TypeScript
5 7 (1.87%) ES6
5 7 (1.87%) SQL
6 5 (1.34%) ES7
7 4 (1.07%) C#
8 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.80%) Python
9 1 (0.27%) Ruby
9 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (5.88%) Degree
2 11 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.08%) QA
2 8 (2.14%) WCAG
3 5 (1.34%) WAI
4 4 (1.07%) GDPR
5 2 (0.53%) PMO
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (3.48%) Docker
2 3 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.34%) TeamSite
2 3 (0.80%) Jamf Pro
2 3 (0.80%) Rancher
2 3 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 134 (35.83%) Adobe
2 36 (9.63%) Google
3 18 (4.81%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.74%) Apple
5 9 (2.41%) Hotjar
6 8 (2.14%) Yahoo!
7 6 (1.60%) Cisco
7 6 (1.60%) HubSpot
7 6 (1.60%) hybris
7 6 (1.60%) IBM
7 6 (1.60%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 6 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.34%) SAP
9 4 (1.07%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 4 (1.07%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.80%) Autodesk
10 3 (0.80%) ClickTale
10 3 (0.80%) Panasonic
10 3 (0.80%) Selligent
10 3 (0.80%) Sony