Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 186 170
Rank change year-on-year +64 -16 -14
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 2 9 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.098% 0.19% 0.57%
As % of the Applications category 0.92% 2.36% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 12
Median daily rate £310 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.06% - +17.24%
10th Percentile £305 £344 £171
90th Percentile £315 £503 £565
England median daily rate £338 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -15.63% +14.29% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.00
England median hourly rate - £34.00 £14.46
% change year-on-year - +135.13% -29.46%

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 218 381 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.69% 8.23% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 201 212
Median daily rate £380 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £135 £135 £130
90th Percentile £538 £498 £475
England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 49
Median hourly rate £16.60 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.05 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.85 £43.75 £35.15
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
% change year-on-year +7.66% -1.65% +6.25%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Photoshop as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Photoshop in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Photoshop in the West Midlands

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Photoshop in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend 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 31 May 2020. 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
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe XD
1 2 (100.00%) Sketch
1 2 (100.00%) Figma
2 1 (50.00%) Framer.js
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Games

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 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe XD
1 2 (100.00%) Figma
1 2 (100.00%) Sketch
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe After Effects
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) UI Designer
1 2 (100.00%) UI/UX Designer
1 2 (100.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe