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 26 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 343 298
Rank change year-on-year -20 -45  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 258 343 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.65% 0.73%
As % of the Applications category 6.39% 7.14% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 241 210
Median daily rate £383 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £184 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £315 £281
% change year-on-year +9.20% +12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £26.63 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.90% +40.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £26.25 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.13 £27.12 £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 4038 4801 6008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.59% 9.04% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2314 2888 3399
Median daily rate £365 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.60% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 426 575
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.97 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +9.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.89 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £36.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +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 26 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 26 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 26 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 -40 236 £383 +17.69% 130
London -47 139 £420 +29.23% 45
South East +36 37 £363 +31.81% 21
Scotland +44 19 £463 +32.14% 5
North West +15 17 £350 +17.64% 16
Surrey +16 15 £344 - 6
Yorkshire +28 14 £275 -15.38% 16
Glasgow +17 14 £500 +53.84% 3
East of England -15 14 £400 +23.07% 9
Manchester +14 12 £363 +57.60% 7
Croydon +10 11 £525 -
City of London -16 10 £425 +21.42% 11
Berkshire +19 8 £305 +144.00% 6
North Yorkshire +16 8 £275 +96.42% 4
Skipton - 8 £275 - 2
West Midlands +6 7 £250 -16.58% 11
Leeds +20 6 £230 -29.23% 8
West Yorkshire +13 6 £230 -29.23% 11
Hampshire +8 6 £450 +100.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 6 £375 +15.38% 2
Aylesbury - 6 £375 -
Reading +18 5 £306 +188.23%
Birmingham +10 5 £151 -49.83% 3
Edinburgh +17 4 £463 +8.82% 1
Norfolk +2 4 £425 +30.76% 2
Bedfordshire -3 4 £309 +18.75%
Staines - 4 £488 -
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £381 +5.90% 4
South West -12 3 £380 +78.82% 7
Uxbridge - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 358 (67.80%) HTML
2 331 (62.69%) CSS
3 261 (49.43%) User Experience
4 253 (47.92%) JavaScript
5 240 (45.45%) Adobe
6 227 (42.99%) Adobe Illustrator
7 183 (34.66%) HTML5
8 169 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
9 167 (31.63%) CSS3
10 160 (30.30%) Wireframes
11 145 (27.46%) Front End Development
12 140 (26.52%) jQuery
13 113 (21.40%) AngularJS
14 103 (19.51%) Web Development
15 99 (18.75%) Sass
16 90 (17.05%) Responsive Web Design
17 83 (15.72%) Git (software)
17 83 (15.72%) Prototyping
18 79 (14.96%) Marketing
19 73 (13.83%) Axure RP
20 71 (13.45%) React
20 71 (13.45%) Degree
21 70 (13.26%) Finance
22 62 (11.74%) TDD
22 62 (11.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
23 58 (10.98%) Web Design
24 55 (10.42%) MVC
24 55 (10.42%) Scrum
25 54 (10.23%) Grunt
26 50 (9.47%) Dreamweaver

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 42 (7.95%) CMS
2 32 (6.06%) WordPress
3 15 (2.84%) Confluence
4 12 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.14%) Drupal
7 5 (0.95%) Apache
8 3 (0.57%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.57%) Magnolia
8 3 (0.57%) Marvel
8 3 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.57%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.38%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.38%) nginx
10 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.19%) SAS
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 227 (42.99%) Adobe Illustrator
2 62 (11.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 45 (8.52%) InVision
4 43 (8.14%) InDesign
5 29 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
6 26 (4.92%) Adobe After Effects
7 22 (4.17%) MS Visio
8 21 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 17 (3.22%) OmniGraffle
10 15 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
11 12 (2.27%) Adobe Premiere
11 12 (2.27%) Fireworks
12 10 (1.89%) UXPin
13 8 (1.52%) 3ds Max
13 8 (1.52%) Acrobat
13 8 (1.52%) CINEMA 4D
14 7 (1.33%) GIMP
15 6 (1.14%) ImageReady
16 5 (0.95%) Pixate
17 4 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (1.52%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (1.14%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.57%) FastStats
3 3 (0.57%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 2 (0.38%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.38%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.19%) Unica
5 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 18 (3.41%) Google Analytics
3 12 (2.27%) Adobe Analytics
4 9 (1.70%) GitHub
4 9 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.52%) 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 (3.98%) Oracle Database
2 20 (3.79%) MySQL
3 6 (1.14%) Big Data
4 5 (0.95%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.38%) HBase
6 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.38%) Spatial Data
7 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 83 (15.72%) Git (software)
2 73 (13.83%) Axure RP
3 54 (10.23%) Grunt
4 50 (9.47%) Dreamweaver
5 41 (7.77%) Subversion
6 40 (7.58%) gulp
7 37 (7.01%) Jasmine
8 28 (5.30%) JIRA
9 25 (4.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 22 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
11 20 (3.79%) Mocha
12 12 (2.27%) Visual Studio
13 11 (2.08%) webpack
14 10 (1.89%) Microsoft Blend
15 9 (1.70%) Mercurial
16 5 (0.95%) Jenkins
17 4 (0.76%) Bower
17 4 (0.76%) Sinon.JS
18 3 (0.57%) PhantomJS
18 3 (0.57%) WebStorm
General
1 79 (14.96%) Marketing
2 70 (13.26%) Finance
3 25 (4.73%) Publishing
4 20 (3.79%) Retail
5 19 (3.60%) Games
6 17 (3.22%) Banking
7 12 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.33%) Electronics
10 6 (1.14%) Advertising
10 6 (1.14%) German Language
11 5 (0.95%) Czech Language
11 5 (0.95%) French Language
11 5 (0.95%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.57%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.57%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.57%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.57%) Korean Language
12 3 (0.57%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 244 (46.21%) Developer
2 216 (40.91%) Designer
3 146 (27.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 98 (18.56%) UX Designer
5 74 (14.02%) UI Designer
6 67 (12.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 51 (9.66%) Web Developer
8 47 (8.90%) HTML Developer
9 45 (8.52%) UI/UX Designer
10 44 (8.33%) UI Developer
11 34 (6.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 34 (6.44%) HTML CSS Developer
12 27 (5.11%) Web Designer
13 26 (4.92%) Digital Designer
14 21 (3.98%) Senior Designer
15 20 (3.79%) Graphic Designer
16 19 (3.60%) Junior
17 17 (3.22%) UX Developer
18 15 (2.84%) Angular Developer
19 14 (2.65%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (67.80%) HTML
2 331 (62.69%) CSS
3 183 (34.66%) HTML5
4 167 (31.63%) CSS3
5 140 (26.52%) jQuery
6 113 (21.40%) AngularJS
7 99 (18.75%) Sass
8 71 (13.45%) React
9 49 (9.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 46 (8.71%) Ajax
10 46 (8.71%) Node.js
11 34 (6.44%) Flash
12 32 (6.06%) LESS
13 27 (5.11%) .NET
14 23 (4.36%) Web Services
15 22 (4.17%) Django
16 15 (2.84%) WPF
17 14 (2.65%) XHTML
18 13 (2.46%) Material Design
18 13 (2.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 261 (49.43%) User Experience
2 37 (7.01%) Graphic Design
3 30 (5.68%) Mobile App
4 28 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.55%) W3C
6 15 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.65%) Animation
8 12 (2.27%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.89%) Motion Graphics
10 8 (1.52%) Social Media
11 5 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.95%) Interactive TV
12 4 (0.76%) Derivative
12 4 (0.76%) iPad
12 4 (0.76%) iPhone
12 4 (0.76%) Photography
12 4 (0.76%) Video Editing
13 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.57%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.92%) Android
1 26 (4.92%) Apple iOS
2 23 (4.36%) Unix
3 13 (2.46%) Linux
4 6 (1.14%) Mac OS X
5 5 (0.95%) Windows
6 3 (0.57%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (30.30%) Wireframes
3 145 (27.46%) Front End Development
4 103 (19.51%) Web Development
5 90 (17.05%) Responsive Web Design
6 83 (15.72%) Prototyping
7 62 (11.74%) TDD
8 58 (10.98%) Web Design
9 55 (10.42%) MVC
9 55 (10.42%) Scrum
10 41 (7.77%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 40 (7.58%) Mobile First
12 39 (7.39%) Analytics
13 35 (6.63%) Typography
14 29 (5.49%) E-Commerce
15 28 (5.30%) MVVM
16 27 (5.11%) OO
17 26 (4.92%) Information Architecture
18 22 (4.17%) Visualisation
19 21 (3.98%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 253 (47.92%) JavaScript
2 43 (8.14%) PHP
3 38 (7.20%) Python
4 27 (5.11%) C#
4 27 (5.11%) Java
5 14 (2.65%) XAML
6 13 (2.46%) ECMAScript
7 12 (2.27%) TypeScript
8 6 (1.14%) ES6
9 5 (0.95%) Perl
9 5 (0.95%) SQL
10 4 (0.76%) ActionScript
11 3 (0.57%) Dart
11 3 (0.57%) Ruby
12 2 (0.38%) C
12 2 (0.38%) C++
12 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.19%) R
13 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (13.45%) Degree
2 13 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.95%) 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 9 (1.70%) QA
2 5 (0.95%) WAI
2 5 (0.95%) 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
1 240 (45.45%) Adobe
2 40 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.49%) Oracle
4 28 (5.30%) Google
5 11 (2.08%) SAP
6 9 (1.70%) ClickTale
7 6 (1.14%) IBM
8 4 (0.76%) Apple
8 4 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.57%) Autodesk
9 3 (0.57%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.38%) BMC
10 2 (0.38%) DoubleClick
10 2 (0.38%) hybris
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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