Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 386 397 314
Rank change year-on-year +11 -83 -24
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 599 548 827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.57% 0.77%
As % of the Applications category 6.76% 6.34% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 360 607
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £172 £190 £187
90th Percentile £481 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 32
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +8.33% +7.02%
10th Percentile £11.85 £18.75 £14.44
90th Percentile £29.00 £42.50 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year -16.67% -16.14% +19.64%

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 8,862 8,642 10,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.72% 9.00% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,438 5,116 6,301
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £141 £145 £155
90th Percentile £556 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 776 877 986
UK median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.61% -3.13% +7.93%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £36.55 £40.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £15.26
% change year-on-year -1.69% -3.34% +5.24%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 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 +4 573 £350 -6.67% 336
London -51 317 £375 - 126
UK excluding London +37 280 £325 -7.14% 219
South East -2 109 £393 +1.29% 60
North of England +61 67 £325 +20.37% 76
North West +31 44 £338 +25.00% 45
Midlands 0 39 £325 -18.75% 32
West Midlands +5 30 £310 -22.50% 19
South West +17 24 £300 -20.00% 20
Yorkshire -6 21 £313 +2.04% 23
Scotland -10 21 £350 +24.44%
East of England +6 17 £275 +22.22% 22
East Midlands -10 9 £350 -17.65% 13
Wales +1 3 £250 -16.67% 8
North East - 2 £175 - 8

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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.

1 300 (50.08%) HTML
2 296 (49.42%) User Experience
3 295 (49.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 271 (45.24%) CSS
5 240 (40.07%) Adobe
6 198 (33.06%) JavaScript
7 174 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
8 144 (24.04%) HTML5
9 138 (23.04%) Wireframes
10 126 (21.04%) CSS3
11 118 (19.70%) Finance
12 116 (19.37%) CMS
12 116 (19.37%) Front End Development
13 102 (17.03%) jQuery
14 99 (16.53%) Responsive Web Design
15 94 (15.69%) Marketing
16 87 (14.52%) Mobile App
17 83 (13.86%) InVision
18 81 (13.52%) Sass
18 81 (13.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 75 (12.52%) AngularJS
20 74 (12.35%) Prototyping
21 69 (11.52%) Axure RP
21 69 (11.52%) InDesign
22 66 (11.02%) Content Management
22 66 (11.02%) Web Development
23 64 (10.68%) Web Design
24 63 (10.52%) Git (software)
25 60 (10.02%) Analytics
26 59 (9.85%) Degree

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
1 116 (19.37%) CMS
2 28 (4.67%) WordPress
3 27 (4.51%) Drupal
4 24 (4.01%) Marvel
5 21 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 16 (2.67%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.17%) Apache
8 7 (1.17%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.83%) Confluence
9 5 (0.83%) nginx
9 5 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.50%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.33%) Moodle
11 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.17%) Kentico
Applications
1 295 (49.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 83 (13.86%) InVision
3 81 (13.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 69 (11.52%) InDesign
5 45 (7.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 31 (5.18%) Adobe After Effects
6 31 (5.18%) Microsoft Office
7 26 (4.34%) Adobe Premiere
8 22 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
9 18 (3.01%) GIMP
10 13 (2.17%) 3ds Max
11 12 (2.00%) Flinto
12 11 (1.84%) OmniGraffle
12 11 (1.84%) UXPin
13 8 (1.34%) Fireworks
14 7 (1.17%) Maya
14 7 (1.17%) ZBrush
15 6 (1.00%) Acrobat
15 6 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
16 5 (0.83%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (1.50%) Magento
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.33%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.17%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.17%) Shopify
3 1 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.34%) Google Analytics
2 18 (3.01%) Adobe Analytics
3 14 (2.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 13 (2.17%) GitHub
5 11 (1.84%) Slack
6 9 (1.50%) SaaS
7 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (1.00%) npm
9 4 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (0.50%) Office 365
11 1 (0.17%) AdWords
11 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.17%) Responsys
11 1 (0.17%) Trello
11 1 (0.17%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.67%) SMS
2 7 (1.17%) Intranet
3 6 (1.00%) Internet
4 2 (0.33%) LAN
4 2 (0.33%) WAN
5 1 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.34%) MySQL
2 6 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.33%) Power BI
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.17%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.17%) MonetDB
4 1 (0.17%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (11.52%) Axure RP
2 63 (10.52%) Git (software)
3 36 (6.01%) JIRA
4 28 (4.67%) Dreamweaver
5 25 (4.17%) Grunt
6 23 (3.84%) gulp
7 16 (2.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 16 (2.67%) Subversion
8 12 (2.00%) webpack
9 11 (1.84%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.67%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.00%) Jasmine
11 6 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.83%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Blend
13 3 (0.50%) Mocha
14 2 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.33%) Vagrant
General
1 118 (19.70%) Finance
2 94 (15.69%) Marketing
3 39 (6.51%) Banking
4 36 (6.01%) Retail
5 20 (3.34%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.17%) Publishing
7 17 (2.84%) Games
8 14 (2.34%) Advertising
9 13 (2.17%) Multimedia
10 9 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.00%) Automotive
12 5 (0.83%) German Language
13 4 (0.67%) Law
13 4 (0.67%) Legal
14 3 (0.50%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.50%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.50%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.50%) Russian Language
15 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 272 (45.41%) Designer
2 163 (27.21%) Developer
3 107 (17.86%) UX Designer
4 95 (15.86%) UI Designer
5 83 (13.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 49 (8.18%) Digital Designer
7 44 (7.35%) UI/UX Designer
8 40 (6.68%) Visual Designer
9 35 (5.84%) HTML Developer
10 33 (5.51%) UI Developer
11 30 (5.01%) Analyst
11 30 (5.01%) Web Developer
12 25 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
13 24 (4.01%) Graphic Designer
13 24 (4.01%) Web Designer
14 23 (3.84%) JavaScript Developer
15 22 (3.67%) PHP Developer
16 18 (3.01%) Mobile Designer
16 18 (3.01%) Senior Designer
17 17 (2.84%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (50.08%) HTML
2 271 (45.24%) CSS
3 144 (24.04%) HTML5
4 126 (21.04%) CSS3
5 102 (17.03%) jQuery
6 81 (13.52%) Sass
7 75 (12.52%) AngularJS
8 50 (8.35%) LESS
9 45 (7.51%) React
10 44 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 26 (4.34%) .NET
12 24 (4.01%) Node.js
13 19 (3.17%) Material Design
14 16 (2.67%) Ajax
14 16 (2.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 16 (2.67%) Web Services
15 15 (2.50%) Flash
16 12 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (2.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 11 (1.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 296 (49.42%) User Experience
2 87 (14.52%) Mobile App
3 49 (8.18%) Social Media
4 43 (7.18%) Animation
5 42 (7.01%) Graphic Design
6 31 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (3.01%) Fintech
8 18 (3.01%) Video Editing
9 13 (2.17%) Photography
10 10 (1.67%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.50%) W3C
12 8 (1.34%) 3D Graphics
12 8 (1.34%) Blog
13 7 (1.17%) e-Learning
13 7 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.00%) Replication
15 5 (0.83%) Computer Science
16 4 (0.67%) Interactive TV
16 4 (0.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 34 (5.68%) Android
2 33 (5.51%) Apple iOS
3 11 (1.84%) Linux
3 11 (1.84%) Windows
4 5 (0.83%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.50%) CentOS
5 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (23.04%) Wireframes
3 116 (19.37%) Front End Development
4 99 (16.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 74 (12.35%) Prototyping
6 66 (11.02%) Content Management
6 66 (11.02%) Web Development
7 64 (10.68%) Web Design
8 60 (10.02%) Analytics
9 59 (9.85%) E-Commerce
10 56 (9.35%) SEO
11 47 (7.85%) Scrum
12 42 (7.01%) Infographics
12 42 (7.01%) Information Architecture
13 37 (6.18%) Typography
13 37 (6.18%) Visualisation
14 36 (6.01%) Project Management
15 26 (4.34%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 26 (4.34%) Workflow
16 24 (4.01%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 198 (33.06%) JavaScript
2 55 (9.18%) PHP
3 26 (4.34%) C#
4 17 (2.84%) SQL
5 15 (2.50%) Java
6 12 (2.00%) Python
6 12 (2.00%) TypeScript
7 8 (1.34%) Perl
8 6 (1.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.83%) ES6
10 3 (0.50%) XAML
11 2 (0.33%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.33%) C-shell
11 2 (0.33%) Groovy
11 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.17%) AppleScript
12 1 (0.17%) ES7
12 1 (0.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 59 (9.85%) Degree
2 8 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.00%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.33%) WAI
2 2 (0.33%) WCAG
3 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (0.83%) Docker
2 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.50%) NFS
3 3 (0.50%) Samba
4 2 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 240 (40.07%) Adobe
2 38 (6.34%) Microsoft
3 34 (5.68%) Google
4 21 (3.51%) Facebook
4 21 (3.51%) Twitter
5 9 (1.50%) ClickTale
6 8 (1.34%) Apple
6 8 (1.34%) Optimizely
7 7 (1.17%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.00%) Oracle
9 4 (0.67%) FatWire
9 4 (0.67%) Hotjar
9 4 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.67%) Zend
10 3 (0.50%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.50%) WooCommerce
11 2 (0.33%) PayPal
11 2 (0.33%) Reuters
11 2 (0.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 2 (0.33%) Sybase