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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe InDesign
Rank 196 216 212
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing InDesign 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.11% 0.094%
As % of the Applications category 0.81% 0.95% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£228 £240 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.20% -24.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £231 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £268 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £145 £265
% change year-on-year
+89.65% -45.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -44.00%
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
743 840 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.51% 11.52% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 547 594
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 45 58
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.88 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £45.78 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -6.45%

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 21 October 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%) Photoshop
1 25 (100.00%) Adobe
1 25 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 18 (72.00%) HTML
2 18 (72.00%) CSS
3 17 (68.00%) Android
4 13 (52.00%) Flash
5 12 (48.00%) iPhone
5 12 (48.00%) Social Media
6 9 (36.00%) User Experience
7 8 (32.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (24.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (12.00%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (12.00%) HTML5
11 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (12.00%) Google
11 3 (12.00%) Marketing
11 3 (12.00%) CSS3
11 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
11 3 (12.00%) Apple
11 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
12 2 (8.00%) Finance
12 2 (8.00%) Graphic Design
12 2 (8.00%) Windows
12 2 (8.00%) Nokia
12 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 25 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (32.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (12.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
4 1 (4.00%) Fireworks
4 1 (4.00%) MS Office
4 1 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.00%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Designer
2 14 (56.00%) Digital Designer
3 4 (16.00%) Photoshop Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Visual Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Visual Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Marketing Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) HTML
1 18 (72.00%) CSS
2 13 (52.00%) Flash
3 3 (12.00%) HTML5
3 3 (12.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) iPhone
1 12 (48.00%) Social Media
2 9 (36.00%) User Experience
3 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.00%) Graphic Design
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Email Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.00%) Time Management
3 1 (4.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Adobe
2 3 (12.00%) Apple
2 3 (12.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Nokia
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft