Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 169 142
Rank change year-on-year +7 -27 -9
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 21 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.72% 0.80%
As % of the Applications category 4.25% 7.85% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 37 22
West Midlands median daily rate £318 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.33% +42.86% +10.53%
10th Percentile £220 £198 £150
90th Percentile £381 £430 £381
England median daily rate £363 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.62 £26.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.56% -8.77% +3.64%
10th Percentile £10.12 £26.00 £17.65
90th Percentile £30.20 £26.00 £28.74
England median hourly rate £19.75 £27.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -26.85% +25.58% +4.88%

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 494 573 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.73% 9.23% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 338 284
West Midlands median daily rate £328 £329 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.46% +1.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £146
90th Percentile £475 £469 £473
England median daily rate £360 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 51 78
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £32.63 £36.00 £36.45
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year -3.03% +6.95% +2.85%

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 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +7 11 £230 -29.15% 4
Warwickshire +2 5 £275 +17.02% 2
Coventry +2 4 £325 -18.75%
Staffordshire - 1 - - 4
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (76.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (66.67%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 8 (38.10%) Adobe
4 8 (38.10%) User Experience
5 7 (33.33%) HTML5
6 6 (28.57%) Wireframes
7 5 (23.81%) CSS3
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (19.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
9 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
9 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
9 3 (14.29%) TDD
9 3 (14.29%) Retail
9 3 (14.29%) InDesign
9 3 (14.29%) JIRA
9 3 (14.29%) Marketing
9 3 (14.29%) Scrum
9 3 (14.29%) Axure RP
9 3 (14.29%) Android
9 3 (14.29%) jQuery
10 2 (9.52%) Graphic Design
10 2 (9.52%) Git (software)

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 (76.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (19.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (14.29%) InDesign
4 2 (9.52%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (9.52%) UXPin
5 1 (4.76%) Acrobat
5 1 (4.76%) AutoCAD
5 1 (4.76%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (4.76%) Fireworks
5 1 (4.76%) FrameMaker
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Axure RP
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Babel
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Grunt
2 2 (9.52%) gulp
2 2 (9.52%) Mocha
2 2 (9.52%) webpack
3 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Designer
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
3 6 (28.57%) UI Designer
4 3 (14.29%) UX Designer
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.52%) UI/UX Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Designer
6 1 (4.76%) e-Learning Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Email Executive
6 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile UI Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile UX Designer
6 1 (4.76%) UI/UX Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web UI Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Web UI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web UI/UX Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (23.81%) CSS3
5 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (9.52%) Chai
6 2 (9.52%) Flash
6 2 (9.52%) Material Design
6 2 (9.52%) Node.js
6 2 (9.52%) React
6 2 (9.52%) Sass
7 1 (4.76%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Android
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Wireframes
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Content Management
5 2 (9.52%) Email Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile First
5 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
5 2 (9.52%) Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Android Development
6 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.76%) Campaign Management
6 1 (4.76%) Game Development
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) HNC
1 1 (4.76%) HND
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) hybris
2 1 (4.76%) Informatica
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft