Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 163 171
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -43
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 26 11 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.25% 0.58%
As % of the Applications category 5.41% 2.42% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 23
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £156 £185 £151
90th Percentile £573 £455 £435
England median daily rate £363 £363 £325
% change year-on-year - +11.54% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +142.00% -56.29%
England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% -39.05% +34.56%

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 481 454 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.43% 10.50% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 248 330
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £121 £176 £150
90th Percentile £488 £475 £469
England median daily rate £375 £363 £343
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.84% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 47
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -15.49%
10th Percentile £11.71 £10.00 £10.35
90th Percentile £31.35 £34.50 £34.65
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 17 August 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
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 17 August 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 -10 20 £413 +174.09% 5
Coventry -13 3 £500 +11.11% 1
Warwickshire +1 1 £565 +61.43% 2
Solihull - 1 £425 -
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 23 (88.46%) CSS
1 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
1 23 (88.46%) HTML
2 21 (80.77%) Java
2 21 (80.77%) Ajax
2 21 (80.77%) jQuery
2 21 (80.77%) CSS3
2 21 (80.77%) Backbone.js
2 21 (80.77%) KnockoutJS
2 21 (80.77%) Sass
2 21 (80.77%) LESS
2 21 (80.77%) AngularJS
2 21 (80.77%) Durandal
2 21 (80.77%) GIMP
2 21 (80.77%) HTML5
2 21 (80.77%) User Experience
2 21 (80.77%) React
2 21 (80.77%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 21 (80.77%) Angular 2
3 17 (65.38%) Wireframes
4 16 (61.54%) TDD
5 15 (57.69%) Web Services
5 15 (57.69%) RESTful
5 15 (57.69%) Docker
6 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) Capita
8 2 (7.69%) Maya
8 2 (7.69%) Automotive
8 2 (7.69%) XML

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (80.77%) GIMP
2 2 (7.69%) Maya
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
1 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
1 21 (80.77%) UI Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Angular Developer
3 12 (46.15%) HTML CSS Developer
3 12 (46.15%) HTML Developer
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (42.31%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) 3D Artist
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) CSS
1 23 (88.46%) HTML
2 21 (80.77%) Ajax
2 21 (80.77%) Angular 2
2 21 (80.77%) AngularJS
2 21 (80.77%) Backbone.js
2 21 (80.77%) CSS3
2 21 (80.77%) Durandal
2 21 (80.77%) HTML5
2 21 (80.77%) jQuery
2 21 (80.77%) KnockoutJS
2 21 (80.77%) LESS
2 21 (80.77%) React
2 21 (80.77%) Sass
3 15 (57.69%) RESTful
3 15 (57.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) Classic ASP
4 2 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) XSL
5 1 (3.85%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 21 (80.77%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 17 (65.38%) Wireframes
3 16 (61.54%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Development
4 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Line Management
5 1 (3.85%) Post-Production
5 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 21 (80.77%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) VBA
3 2 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Capita
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft