Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 184 160
Rank change year-on-year +43 -24 +14
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 30 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.44% 0.40%
As % of the Applications category 8.80% 4.37% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +25.98% -12.41%
10th Percentile £448 £138 £200
90th Percentile £496 £463 £425
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - £26.50 £19.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.10% -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year +9.43% +37.66% -26.67%

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 341 504 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.22% 10.00% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 259 256
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £127 £122 £159
90th Percentile £496 £488 £475
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 53 45
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.13 £12.20 £10.12
90th Percentile £45.38 £33.50 £33.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.34
% change year-on-year +6.06% +0.98% -0.97%

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 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 23 September 2019. 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 +8 23 £475 +18.75% 9
Coventry +6 7 - - 2
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 26 (86.67%) HTML
2 23 (76.67%) Java
2 23 (76.67%) CSS
2 23 (76.67%) GIMP
2 23 (76.67%) HTML5
2 23 (76.67%) Sass
2 23 (76.67%) LESS
2 23 (76.67%) AngularJS
2 23 (76.67%) CSS3
3 22 (73.33%) User Experience
4 17 (56.67%) React
4 17 (56.67%) Backbone.js
4 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
4 17 (56.67%) Ajax
4 17 (56.67%) jQuery
5 15 (50.00%) Angular 2
6 12 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
6 12 (40.00%) Durandal
6 12 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (36.67%) JSON
7 11 (36.67%) JIRA
7 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
7 11 (36.67%) Confluence
7 11 (36.67%) webpack
7 11 (36.67%) gulp
7 11 (36.67%) Grunt
7 11 (36.67%) Docker
8 10 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
9 6 (20.00%) Spring

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 11 (36.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (76.67%) GIMP
2 4 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (13.33%) InVision
2 4 (13.33%) Sketch
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
1 11 (36.67%) Grunt
1 11 (36.67%) gulp
1 11 (36.67%) JIRA
1 11 (36.67%) webpack
2 6 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Angular Developer
3 12 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 11 (36.67%) UI Developer
5 8 (26.67%) HTML Developer
6 5 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Designer
7 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce Designer
7 4 (13.33%) UX Designer
8 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (10.00%) UI Designer
8 3 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
9 2 (6.67%) Email Developer
9 2 (6.67%) HTML Email Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Agile Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Digital Designer
10 1 (3.33%) Digital UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) HTML
2 23 (76.67%) AngularJS
2 23 (76.67%) CSS
2 23 (76.67%) CSS3
2 23 (76.67%) HTML5
2 23 (76.67%) LESS
2 23 (76.67%) Sass
3 17 (56.67%) Ajax
3 17 (56.67%) Backbone.js
3 17 (56.67%) jQuery
3 17 (56.67%) React
4 15 (50.00%) Angular 2
5 12 (40.00%) Durandal
5 12 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (36.67%) JSON
7 10 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
8 6 (20.00%) REST
8 6 (20.00%) Spring
9 5 (16.67%) JSON Schema
9 5 (16.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (73.33%) User Experience
2 4 (13.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Microservices
3 6 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
5 4 (13.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 4 (13.33%) Information Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Prototyping
5 4 (13.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 3 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) Java
2 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.00%) Selligent