The first table below looks at the demand for InDesign skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited InDesign over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe InDesign
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing InDesign 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £210 £200
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.05%
Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
94 82 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.33% 16.02% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 49
Average daily rate £275 £290 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.50 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.45 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
InDesign
West Midlands

InDesign
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing InDesign across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

InDesign Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

InDesign
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing InDesign across the Birmingham region.

InDesign Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

InDesign
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing InDesign across the Birmingham region.

InDesign Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

InDesign
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing InDesign also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited InDesign.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing InDesign also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited InDesign. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Creative Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Print Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe