The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 City of London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe InDesign
Rank 187 199 220
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs citing InDesign 23 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.016% 0.037%
As % of the Applications category 3.16% 0.14% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate £510 - £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £210 £200
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.05%
Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
727 709 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.25% 11.42% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 494 567
Average daily rate £375 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £173 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.13 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.00 £22.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
InDesign
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing InDesign across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

InDesign Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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 25 (100.00%) Adobe
2 20 (80.00%) Photoshop
3 18 (72.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (52.00%) HTML
5 12 (48.00%) Flash
6 11 (44.00%) CSS
6 11 (44.00%) Social Media
7 9 (36.00%) Android
8 8 (32.00%) MS Office
9 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (28.00%) iPhone
10 6 (24.00%) Fireworks
10 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (24.00%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (20.00%) Degree
11 5 (20.00%) Usability Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Axure RP
12 4 (16.00%) Time Management
12 4 (16.00%) Marketing
12 4 (16.00%) Finance
12 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
13 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (12.00%) Photography
13 3 (12.00%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (8.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
14 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
14 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
14 2 (8.00%) Banking
14 2 (8.00%) Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (80.00%) Photoshop
2 18 (72.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (32.00%) MS Office
4 6 (24.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (24.00%) Fireworks
5 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (12.00%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (8.00%) MS Project
8 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (8.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Designer
2 7 (28.00%) Digital Designer
3 4 (16.00%) Visual Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Photoshop Designer
4 3 (12.00%) User Experience Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Marketing Assistant
5 2 (8.00%) UI Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Junior
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Communications Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) Flash
3 11 (44.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Social Media
2 7 (28.00%) iPhone
3 3 (12.00%) Photography
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Time Management
4 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) Business Development
5 1 (4.00%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Use Case
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Adobe
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
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