Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 168 158
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10 -17
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 30 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the Applications category 6.77% 5.19% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 24
West Midlands median daily rate £310 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +25.00% +1.99%
10th Percentile £213 £334 £263
90th Percentile £460 £425 £388
England median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.62 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.40% +30.00% -30.29%
10th Percentile £10.12 £26.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £29.60 £26.00 £25.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% +8.33% +7.38%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 443 501 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.24% 9.46% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 314 271
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +4.48% +17.54%
10th Percentile £151 £144 £163
90th Percentile £475 £456 £500
England median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.71% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 46 55
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -25.00% +37.93%
10th Percentile £9.94 £10.60 £10.15
90th Percentile £38.75 £26.00 £31.44
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.76
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.52% +6.13%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the West Midlands

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the West Midlands

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the West Midlands

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the West Midlands

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Photoshop in the West Midlands

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Birmingham +2 11 £310 -11.43% 6
Warwickshire +2 8 £250 -33.33% 9
Coventry +3 5 £325 -18.75% 4
Halesowen - 3 £225 -
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 18 (60.00%) User Experience
2 16 (53.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (50.00%) HTML
4 10 (33.33%) CSS
4 10 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 9 (30.00%) HTML5
5 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) CSS3
6 7 (23.33%) jQuery
6 7 (23.33%) Adobe
6 7 (23.33%) LESS
7 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (20.00%) Sass
7 6 (20.00%) Backbone.js
7 6 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (20.00%) React
7 6 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 6 (20.00%) Durandal
7 6 (20.00%) Ajax
7 6 (20.00%) GIMP
8 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 5 (16.67%) Java
8 5 (16.67%) Games
8 5 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
9 4 (13.33%) Scrum
9 4 (13.33%) InDesign
9 4 (13.33%) Automotive
9 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 16 (53.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (20.00%) GIMP
3 5 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (13.33%) InDesign
5 3 (10.00%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (10.00%) InVision
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (3.33%) Maya
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (16.67%) Games
2 4 (13.33%) Automotive
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Designer
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) UI Designer
3 8 (26.67%) UX Designer
4 7 (23.33%) UI Developer
5 6 (20.00%) UI/UX Designer
6 5 (16.67%) HTML Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Web Designer
7 4 (13.33%) Angular Developer
7 4 (13.33%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.33%) 3D Artist
9 1 (3.33%) Digital Designer
9 1 (3.33%) e-Learning Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Mobile Designer
9 1 (3.33%) Mobile UX Designer
9 1 (3.33%) UI/UX Developer
9 1 (3.33%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (33.33%) CSS
3 9 (30.00%) HTML5
4 7 (23.33%) CSS3
4 7 (23.33%) jQuery
4 7 (23.33%) LESS
5 6 (20.00%) Ajax
5 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 6 (20.00%) Durandal
5 6 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (20.00%) React
5 6 (20.00%) Sass
6 3 (10.00%) Framer.js
6 3 (10.00%) RESTful
6 3 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (6.67%) Angular 2
7 2 (6.67%) Flash
8 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) User Experience
2 4 (13.33%) Animation
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.00%) BBC
4 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Android
1 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Typography
6 3 (10.00%) UX Design
6 3 (10.00%) Web Design
7 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.67%) Line Management
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 2 (6.67%) User Stories
7 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.33%) Content Management
8 1 (3.33%) Game Development
8 1 (3.33%) Industrial Design
8 1 (3.33%) Information Management
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Adobe
2 1 (3.33%) hybris
2 1 (3.33%) Informatica
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft