Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 165 148
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17 -8
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 25 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.64% 0.50%
As % of the Applications category 4.95% 6.86% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 18
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £224 £216 £213
90th Percentile £475 £428 £381
England median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.23 £26.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.65% +7.22% -11.82%
10th Percentile £10.12 £26.00 £16.33
90th Percentile £26.47 £26.00 £28.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% +18.18% +8.64%

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 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 505 554 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.31% 9.30% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 345 286
West Midlands median daily rate £330 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +4.48% +11.67%
10th Percentile £154 £160 £165
90th Percentile £488 £467 £488
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 46 75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.92% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.02 £10.60 £10.25
90th Percentile £34.90 £31.88 £33.20
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 -4 9 £305 +69.44% 2
Coventry +6 6 £325 -18.75%
Warwickshire +2 5 £275 +10.00% 2
Halesowen - 3 £225 - 5
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 16 (64.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 12 (48.00%) User Experience
4 10 (40.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) Adobe
6 8 (32.00%) Wireframes
7 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (28.00%) HTML5
8 5 (20.00%) CSS3
8 5 (20.00%) jQuery
8 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (20.00%) InDesign
8 5 (20.00%) Games
8 5 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (16.00%) Scrum
9 4 (16.00%) Retail
9 4 (16.00%) JIRA
9 4 (16.00%) Axure RP
9 4 (16.00%) LESS
10 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (12.00%) GIMP
10 3 (12.00%) Sass
10 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
10 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (12.00%) Animation
10 3 (12.00%) Ajax
10 3 (12.00%) Web Design
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (12.00%) BBC

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 (64.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (20.00%) InDesign
3 3 (12.00%) GIMP
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (4.00%) UXPin
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Axure RP
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.00%) Games
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Designer
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) UI Designer
3 5 (20.00%) UX Designer
3 5 (20.00%) Web Designer
4 4 (16.00%) UI Developer
5 3 (12.00%) HTML Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Angular Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Digital Designer
6 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile UI Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile UX Designer
7 1 (4.00%) UI/UX Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web UI Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Web UI Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) HTML5
4 5 (20.00%) CSS3
4 5 (20.00%) jQuery
5 4 (16.00%) LESS
6 3 (12.00%) Ajax
6 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (12.00%) Durandal
6 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (12.00%) React
6 3 (12.00%) Sass
7 2 (8.00%) Flash
8 1 (4.00%) Material Design
8 1 (4.00%) RESTful
8 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Animation
2 3 (12.00%) BBC
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Wireframes
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (12.00%) Typography
5 3 (12.00%) User Stories
5 3 (12.00%) Web Design
6 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) Content Management
7 1 (4.00%) Email Marketing
7 1 (4.00%) Game Development
7 1 (4.00%) Industrial Design
7 1 (4.00%) Information Management
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) hybris
2 1 (4.00%) Informatica
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft