The table below looks at the statistics for InDesign skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited InDesign over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe InDesign
Rank 193 218 225
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Contract jobs citing InDesign 10 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.098% 0.075%
As % of the Applications category 1.32% 0.85% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£183 £229 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.13% +23.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £166 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £238 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £150 £238
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
InDesign
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
757 825 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.82% 11.52% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 531 649
Average daily rate £365 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 45 70
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £13.50 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £57.80 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

InDesign
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

InDesign Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

InDesign
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

InDesign Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

InDesign
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

InDesign Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 36 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 36 (100.00%) Adobe
1 36 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 24 (66.67%) HTML
3 23 (63.89%) Android
4 22 (61.11%) CSS
5 21 (58.33%) Flash
6 16 (44.44%) Social Media
6 16 (44.44%) iPhone
7 12 (33.33%) User Experience
8 9 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
8 9 (25.00%) Degree
9 7 (19.44%) Fireworks
9 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (16.67%) Usability Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Finance
11 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (13.89%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
11 5 (13.89%) Apple
12 4 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (11.11%) Axure RP
12 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 4 (11.11%) Windows
13 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
13 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
13 3 (8.33%) Google
13 3 (8.33%) Marketing
13 3 (8.33%) Graphic Design

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 36 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 36 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 7 (19.44%) Fireworks
4 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (5.56%) MS Project
6 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Polish Language
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Designer
2 18 (50.00%) Digital Designer
3 7 (19.44%) Photoshop Designer
4 6 (16.67%) Visual Designer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Designer
5 3 (8.33%) Web Designer
5 3 (8.33%) Graphic Designer
6 2 (5.56%) UI Designer
6 2 (5.56%) User Experience Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Visual Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) HTML
2 22 (61.11%) CSS
3 21 (58.33%) Flash
4 3 (8.33%) HTML5
4 3 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) iPhone
1 16 (44.44%) Social Media
2 12 (33.33%) User Experience
3 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.33%) Graphic Design
5 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.78%) Photography
6 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Android
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (16.67%) Usability Testing
3 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience Design
5 1 (2.78%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Email Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Adobe
2 5 (13.89%) Apple
3 3 (8.33%) Google
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Nokia